Sonnet has introduced the Tango 3.0 PCIe, a combination USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 PCIe adapter card. It offers a way to add USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 connectivity to Mac Pro and Windows computers with PCIe slots, and to Thunderbolt-to-PCI Express expansion chassis.
The Sonnet adapter can run bus-powered devices such as hard drives through each of its ports. It’s also backward-compatible with USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 devices.
The Tango 3.0 PCIe adapter card is available at a suggested retail price of US$99. The card is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8.4 and higher and Windows 7 and 8. Go to www.sonnettech.com for more info.