Adaptec SCSI Card 29320LPE

Reliable PCIe connectivity for SCSI tape drives and SCSI hard drives

The Adaptec SCSI Card 29320LPE delivers the industry's first Ultra320 SCSI tape connectivity for PCIe servers with the reliability and stability of a single-channel I/O interface.

This low-profile card protects existing investments through backward compatibility with existing drives, disks, and tape drives. And, Adaptec Speedflex™ capability gives you the unique ability to mix SCSI devices without impacting performance.

The Adaptec 29320LPE is an ideal choice for attaching the most powerful SCSI peripherals to PCIe workstations and servers. Like all Adaptec adapters, it's built with the expertise of more than 25 years of SCSI leadership.

Featured Documents


  • PCIe x1 host connectivity
  • Compatibility with SCSI and tape hard drives
  • Ultra320 SCSI single channel
  • Top performance with Adaptec Speedflex
  • Supports up to 15 SCSI bus IDs
  • Automatic termination
  • Up to 12 meter cable lengths
  • Low profile

Key Differentiators

    Industry's first PCIe x1 Ultra320 SCSI adapter that is ideal as a SCSI disk drive and SCSI tape drive connection solution with unparalleled PCIe connectivity and industry standard compatibility.

Customer Needs

    Connect SCSI devices to a workstation or server with PCIe slots

System Environment

    x86, AMD64 and EM64T system architectures with PCIe host connections

Form Factor

    MD2 low-profile

Number of devices

    Up to 15 SCSI devices

Bus System Interface Type

    PCIe x1

External Connectors

    One 68-pin VHDCI

Internal Connectors

    One 68-pin Ultra320

Data Transfer Rate

    Up to 320 MByte/sec.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows
  • SuSE Linux
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Novell NetWare
  • SCO OpenServer
  • SCO UnixWare
  • Sun Solaris
For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 15032.

Package Contents

  • Adaptec 29320LPE adapter with standard bracket
  • Replacement low-profile bracket
  • One 6-position Ultra320 SCSI LVD cable with terminator (kits only) (2138800-R)
  • Quick Install Guide
  • CD with drivers and documentation


    3 years limited warranty, 2 years technical support

Management Ultilities

    Adaptec BIOS Configuration Utility

Physical Dimensions

    2.54" H x 6.60" L (65mm x 168mm)

Operating Temperature (incl. battery)

    0°C to 55°C

Operating Voltage

    12V +/-9%, 3.3V +/-9%

Regulatory Certification

    FCC, UL, C-tick, CE, VCC

Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)

    1,575,743 hours at 40 degrees C
No accessories are currently available for this product from Adaptec
Model 29320LPE (EOL, limited quantities)
Kit P/N: 2250300-R
(SRP) $339.00
Single P/N: 2248700-R*
(SRP) $275.00

*Single does not include cables

Where to Buy?

Find an Adaptec Authorized reseller or distributor.

For product questions, email us at or call 1-800-442-7274 / 408-957-7274