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2 Port 3Gb/s eSATA PCI Express Host Adapter

Up to 10 SATA devices | Port Multiplier Supported
The SeriTek/2SE2-E is a Serial ATA host adapter fully compatible with the PCI Express 1.0 bus architecture found in Apple's Dual-Core G5 Macintosh, Mac Pro, and many PC computers. Offering two external SATA II ports at up to 3 gigabits per second, the card enables individual drives or RAID arrays to be fully utilized as high-performance storage on Dual-Core G5 systems.

With FirmTek's established hot-swap compatibility, users can easily move these drives or volumes from one system to another, providing maximum flexibility and security. The SeriTek/2SE2-E is designed to work with PCI Express equipped Dual-Core G5 and Mac Pro computers, as well as Windows, and Linux computers.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Part Number



  • Two External SATA 3Gb/s Ports


  • External - 10 Devices

Bus Specifications

  • PCI-Express 1.0 x1

Form Factor

  • Standard PCI

RAID Functionality

  • Supports Disk Utility RAID 0, 1,and JBOD configurations

Operating System Support

  • Mac OS X version 10.4.0 or later (10.4.6 or later is recommended)
  • Windows 2000/XP/2003
  • Linux

External Connectivity

  • x2 eSATA connector

Internal Connectivity

  • None

Advanced Data Features

  • Two external ports with hot-swap capability
  • Supports Sil-3726 based Port Mulitiplier (PM) enclosures
  • Plug-and-Play ease of use, completely self-contained functionality, no driver installation necessary
  • Boosts overall system performance with per-port data transfer rates of up to 300 MBytes/sec or 3.0 Gbits/sec
  • Provides performance and protection: native and third-party Mac OS X RAID support
  • Ideal for multimedia-intensive applications: audio/video capture and editing, and graphics manipulation/publishing
  • User-upgradeable firmware
  • 48-bit LBA support for drive sizes larger than 137GB
  • Bus master operation enhances multitasking during disk transfers and increases CPU efficiency: The CPU is free to handle other tasks during data transfers between the PCI-Express Bus and system memory
  • Data protection: Supports Mac OS X RAID, S.M.A.R.T.
  • Reduced setting on storage devices (no master/slave) means easier installation and replacement


  • RoHS
  • EN55022/1998, EN55024/1998 (European Community)
  • FCC Part 15 Class B (US)

Power Requirements

  • 5V ± 5%


  • Operating: +5°C to +55°C
  • Non-Operating: -25°C to +70°C

Relative humidity

  • Operating: 20% to 80%
  • Non-Operating: 15% to 90%


  • 3.50" x 0.06" x 2.52"
    (89 x 1.6 x 64mm)


  • 3.7 oz. (105g)


      Manufacturer provided specifications for Firmtek p/n FTKSATA2SE2E



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Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-core (Early 2007)
(April, 2007)
Model ID: MacPro2,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-core (Mid 2006)
(August, 2006)
Model ID: MacPro1,1
2.0GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.0GHz
PowerMac G5
Power Mac G5 (Late 2005)
(October, 2005)
Model ID: PowerMac11,2
2.0GHz, 2.3GHz, dual 2.5GHz
FirmTek SeriTek/2SE2-E 2 Port 3Gb/s eSATA PCI Express Host Adapter Mfr P/N: FTKSATA2SE2E OWC SKU: FTKSATA2SE2E For the Power Macintosh G5 "Dual Core"/"Quad Core" Systems and the Mac Pro. Supports Port Multiplier Enclosures (up to 5 drives per eSATA port). Firmtek 2 Year Limited Warranty
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