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AHA-2940UW
The AHA-2940UW Ultra Wide adapter is a PCI to Ultra Wide SCSI adapter that provides connections for up to 15 wide UltraSCSI devices and transfers data at up to 40 MBytes/sec.
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IBM OS-2

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Hardware Installation
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Installing Drivers or Software
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7800 family manager set 98 contents (html 68 kb)
installing 98 driver (html 70 kb)
windows 98 issues (html 70 kb)
7800 miniport issues in 95 (html 70 kb)
installing windows nt driver (html 82 kb)
7800 supported adapters (html 72 kb)
aic7870.dsk options (html 76 kb)
7800 netware contents (html 70 kb)
7800 issues for netware (html 71 kb)
7800 netware notes (html 70 kb)
miniport options (html 70 kb)
2940 winnt 3.x (html 70 kb)
7800 diskette contents (html 68 kb)
os/2 driver installation (html 68 kb)
loading adaptec dsk drivers (html 71 kb)
netware 3.12 cd install (html 68 kb)
7800 unix driver instructions (html 75 kb)
os/2 driver notes (html 77 kb)
7800 os/2 diskette (html 69 kb)
sco unix driver installation (html 75 kb)
Interoperability
7800 fms support list (html 72 kb)
intel 'seattle' se440bx-2 motherboards (html 68 kb)
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Product Documentation
Install Guide for the AHA-2940U/2940UW (PDF 191 KB)
The Best Connection for Windows NT (PDF 313 KB)
Connecting External SCSI Peripherals (PDF )
Use Your Product
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scsi terms explained (html 77 kb)
sense codes described (html 96 kb)
Number of devices
Up to 15 devices total

Bus System Interface Type

PCI local bus
External Connectors
68-pin High-Density
Data Transfer Rate
40 MByte/sec
Package Contents
AHA-2940 UW PCI-to-Wide UltraSCSI host adapter board Adaptec 7800 Family Manager Set software drivers for Windows NT, Windows 95, OS/2 2.x and 3.x, Netware 3.x and 4.x, SCO Unix 3.2.x and Unixware 1.x and 2.x Adaptec EZ-SCSI software for Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows for Workgroups, and DOS Includes applications such as: SCSI Tape Backup™ (Backup Basics), QuickScan, CD Player, Photo CD Viewer (Magic Lantern™),Advanced Power Management, SCSI Interrogator™, SCSI Disk Partitioner, SCSITutor™, SCSIBench Provides device support for hard disks, removable disks, MO, CD-ROM,CD-Recordable, Photo CD and tape drives and scanners One 3-position, 68-pin UltraSCSI internal ribbon cable One 3-position, 50-pin UltraSCSI internal ribbon cableComplete user documentationFive-year warranty card
Warranty
5 year

Supported Protocols

SCSI-1
SCSI-2
SCSI-3
WIDE UltraSCSI

Advanced SCSI Features

multi-threaded I/O,
scatter/gather,
tagged queuing,
disconnect/reconnect,
synchronous and asynchronous data transfer

Electrical Drivers

Single-ended, active, programmable via SCSISelect configuration utility

Board Dimensions

6.87" x 3.87" (17.0 cm x 9.5 cm)

Operating Characteristics

32 F to 131 F (0 C to 55 C)10% to 90% Relative Humidity, non condensing

Storage Characteristics

-67 F to 185 F (-55 C to 85 C)

MTBF (mean time between failures, Bellcore)

494,641 hours

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