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External Single PCI Express Enclosure

Netstor’s TurboBox-mini™ NA221A is a plug-and-play external PCIe(ePCIe) expansion device that is designed for attaching a PCIe card to a laptop or desktop PC. With the feature of easy and high mobility, TurboBox-mini™ allows users to integrate the power of PCIe card and computer into a dynamic, flexible, and mobile workstation. By adding the PCIe card to TurboBox-mini™ and connecting it to a laptop via ExpressCard 34 and cable, a moderate laptop can be turned into a powerful/scientific computer, or an audio/video editing workstation for professionals.

New CPU Microarchitecture Compatible
The new TurboBox-mini™ NA221A is compatible with most current PCIe 2.0/Gen 2 specification as well as Intel’s latest processor microarchitecture. As TurboBox-mini™ NA221A works with current Intel’s chipset laptop, the ExpressCard 34 connector supports throughput up to 5 Gb/s; as working with desktop PC, the PCIe host card supports throughput up to 20 Gb/s, providing fast and reliable data throughput as well as bandwidth for users in different fields.

High Bandwidth with Fast Transmission Rat
Based on latest PCIe 2.0/Gen 2 technology as well as Sandy Bridge microarchitecture, TurboBox-mini™ provides a solution of zero latency connectivity with a maximum throughput of 5 Gbps or 500 MB/s when connecting with a laptop, or with a maximum throughput of 20 Gbps or 2,000 MB/s as connecting with a desktop PC. The convenient TurboBox-mini™ features light weight, supporting double width PCIe cards, available for any x1, ×4, ×8 and ×16 PCI Express standard length card.

  • Supports One PCI-Express Card with maximum double width space
  • High-strength Aluminum housing with light and compact features
  • Dedicated Power Supply and Cooling System
  • Laptop ExpressCard34 & Desktop PCI-Express Host Adapter supported
  • Easy Installation and No Driver Requirement
Host Interface          External PCI Express 2.0(Backward PCI Express 1.0 Compatible)
No. of Slot(s)One PCI-Express slot with double width space
MaterialAluminum Housing
Power Supply

Universal 80W Power Adapter
(AC Input: 100-240V, 50~60Hz / DC Output:+12V / 6.67A)


Two 40x40x10 mm Cooling Fans

LED DisplayPower On - Blue

Model: NA221A
Case Size: 10(D) x7.8(W)x2.28(H) inch /
                254(D)x198(W)x58(H) mm
Card Length Available: 8.6-inch(L) / 218 mm(L)

O.S Support

No Driver Requirement for TurboBox-mini

System Requirement

One ExpressCard 34/54 for laptop
One PCI Express x4 slot for Desktop

Package Content

  NA221A-NB (Laptop Package)

Enclosure x 1
ExpressCard 34 / Laptop Adapter x 1
Connection Cable x 1
External Power Adapter x 1
Manual CD-ROM x1
Power Cord x 1
Carry Bag x 1
Netstor's ExpressCard34
External PCIe cable/iPass Cable

  NA221A-DT (Desktop Package)

Enclosure x 1
PCI Express Card / Desktop Adapter x 1
Connection Cable x 1
External Power Adapter x 1
Manual CD-ROM x1
Power Cord x 1
Carry Bag x 1
PCI Express Host Adapter
External PCIe Cable/ iPASS cable

Brand Name


Laptop Support
 HP Laptop/Notebook acer Laptop/Notebook Asus Laptop
Apple MacBook Pro Dell Laptop Toshiba Laptop

Any model is equipped with
  ExpressCard34/54 Interface
(Note: Dell M6500 is NOT supported)

Audio Card Support 
 RME-Audio Card    RMEHDSPe MADI       HDSPe AIO
HDSPe AES         HDSPe RayDAT
 UAD-2 Duo/Turbobox    Universal AudioUAD-2 DUO         UAD-2 QUAD
Video Card Support 
 BlackMagic  BlackMagic DeckLink Studio   Intensity
 Grass Valley(Canopus) Grass ValleyHDSPARK            HDTHUNDER
 Matrox  MatroxM9120 Plus LP     G550 LP PCIe
P690 LP PCIe       G550 PCIe
 TurboBox & Osprey 450e/460e  ViewCastOsprey 450e/460e/ 700e HD/ 710e HD
OS Support 
 Windows OS Mac OS Linux• Windows OS     Mac OS   
• Linux
Ordering Information
 Model No.Description


Single External PCI Express Enclosure, with ExpressCard34 host card, cable, external 80W power adapter


Single External PCI Express Enclosure, with PCIe x4 host card, cable, external 80W power adapter

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