Sonnet Announces FireWire 800/USB Adapter Card for PCI Express

IRVINE, CA– October 3, 2007–Sonnet Technologies, a leader in upgrades for
Apple Mac computers, announces the immediate availability of Tango Express
800, its latest PCI Express (PCIe) adapter card for Mac Pro, Dual Core
Power Mac G5, Xserve, and Windows computers. Tango Express 800 is a combo
FireWire 800/USB 2.0 adapter card that adds support for the fastest
FireWire and USB multimedia peripherals through its full-bandwidth, powered

Tango Express 800 features three FireWire 800 (1394b) ports and three USB
2.0 ports (2 external plus 1 internal, each), and supports all standard
FireWire 800, FireWire 400 (1394a), and USB 2.0/1.1 peripherals. Tango
Express 800 delivers the maximum data transfer speeds for the fastest
FireWire and USB multimedia devices, satisfying the high-bandwidth demands
of video and pro-audio applications. The Sonnet card also provides support
for hot-swappable device connection and simultaneous low-, full-, and
hi-speed devices. An added benefit for Mac users, Tango Express 800
supports FireWire target disk mode.


— Mac Pro
— Power Mac G5 (with PCI Express slots)
— Xserve (with PCI Express slots)
— PC with PCI Express slot
— Mac OS X Version 10.4.10 and later
— Windows XP with SP2
— Windows Vista


Tango Express 800 (part number FW8USB2-E) is available now for the
suggested retail price of USD $129.95.
For more information on Tango Express 800, visit the Sonnet web site at:

About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.

Sonnet Technologies is an industry innovator of storage solutions and other
enhancement products for Apple Macintosh and other personal computers.
Founded in 1986 and celebrating twenty years in the Macintosh upgrade
business, Sonnet is a worldwide leader in processor, wireless, network, and
disk interface cards for most Macintosh models. To locate an authorized
reseller or purchase product, visit the Sonnet Technologies web site at