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Allegro Pro Type A USB 3.2 PCIe (4-port, SuperSpeed USB-A 10Gbps [USB 3.2 Gen 2] PCIe Card with Dual Controllers and USB Charging)

Allegro Pro Type A USB 3.2 PCIe (4-port, SuperSpeed USB-A 10Gbps [USB 3.2 Gen 2] PCIe Card with Dual Controllers and USB Charging)

$ 139.99

Part No. USB3-PRO-4P10-E

Compatible Computers

Powerful USB 3.2 Gen 2 Performance: Add Four USB-A 10Gbps Ports to Computers and Thunderbolt Expansion Systems with PCIe Slots

Current SSD-based USB 3.2 Gen 2 drives can transfer data at 800 MB/s, and many are bus-powered. But, most desktop computers feature old-generation USB interfaces that can’t support the performance and power requirement to enable modern bus-powered drives to function. With a Sonnet Allegro Pro Type A USB 3.2 PCIe card installed into the PCIe slot of  your Mac Pro®, Windows®, or Linux® computer, or Thunderbolt Expansion System, you'll have more than enough bandwidth to support super-fast USB drives at maximum performance.

Power Advantages

Unlike ordinary USB-A cards, Sonnet's Allegro has the following advantages:

  • Delivers 7.5W of power per USB port for USB-powered devices
  • Doesn't require separate power plug connection; gets the power required to operate connected drives from the slot it’s installed in
  • Independent, per-port power regulation protects each port from glitches on adjacent ports, preventing auto-disconnects of already-connected drives
  • Features a resettable fuse on each port, protecting both card and computer should a cable or peripheral fail; resetting a tripped fuse is simple—just shut down and restart your computer

Allegro Pro Type A USB 3.2 PCIe: Two Gen 2 Controllers, Four USB-A Ports

Featuring two 10Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2 controllers and four USB-A ports, the Allegro PCIe card supports the fastest USB drives available, yet provides the most common connection type for peripheral devices. Connected to a single USB 3.2 Gen 2 SSD RAID device, the Allegro supports data transfers up to 800 MB/s—transfers complete in half the time compared with using a USB 3.1 Gen 1 or USB 3.0 adapter card. Made possible through the use of dual controllers, with two connected drives, each port supports simultaneous 660 MB/s transfers. With four drives connected, each port supports simultaneous 300 MB/s transfers!

Key Features:

  • Compatible with 2019 Mac Pro
  • Adds Four USB-A 10Gbps Ports to Your Computer
  • Features Dual USB 3.2 Gen 2 Controllers for Fast Drive-to-Drive Transfers
  • Supports USB Bus-powered Devices with up to 7.5W (3.0A) Power per Port
  • Provides Independent Power Regulation for Each Port
  • Resettable Device Overcurrent Fuses Protect the Card and Computer
  • USB 3.0 Charging Port Handshake Support
  • Simultaneously Sync and Charge iPads and Other Devices (that support USB 3.0 charging at 1.5A per device)
  • Supports Storage, Hubs, and Other USB-IF Compliant USB Devices
  • Supports Hot-swappable Device Connection
  • Compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux
  • Works in Thunderbolt 3 and 2 Expansion Systems (like Sonnet’s Echo™ Express, xMac™ Pro Server, or xMac mini Server)
  • 2-year Product Warranty
  • Free Lifetime Customer Technical Support
  • Designed in the USA

Note: Product complies with USB 3.2 Gen 2 specification, which supercedes USB 3.1 Gen 2. Product package may still list USB 3.1 Gen 2.


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