IR Drive 5.25 or 3.5
New IrDA Infrared Drive that fits in a spare 3.5" drive bay Your desktop PC now has a better infrared port than any notebook PC !
3.5" beige color Drive Frame
(5.25" drive frame and black 3.5" are also available
100% in native mode with all Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, Pro, Vista, and 7
systems... No driver needed. This is natively supported by
Windows. Many consumer electronic's IR operation is only
supported by native mode IR device, and not via a 3rd party USB IR
- More powerful infrared signal than most notebook's built-in infrared port.
- Compatible with any motherboard that has an IrDA header.
status LED provides visible clue to the otherwise invisible infrared
operation: It blinks once every few seconds to scan for any
device within range. It blinks very fast during data transfer
mode. You can't tell whether any notebook's IR port is working or
TRANSFER DATA (files/rings tone/pictures...) WIRELESSLY WITH: Cellular Phones/ Pagers/ Notebooks/
Pilots/ Digital Still Cameras Handheld PCs/ Barcode Scanners/
Pocket PCs/ Printer & Fax Scanners/ Camcorders
wireless data transfer capability to your PC !
Drive Installation Overview
Detail Factory Installation Guide
The Infrared Drive will make the IR connector
(a.k.a. Infrared or IrDA connector) on your motherboard a fully functional
IrDA infrared port. Simply connect the IR cable (included) to your
motherboard's IR connector, enable your IrDA port in CMOS, and Windows
will install the driver and application software for you automatically
Locate the IrDA header on the motherboard
According to the motherboard manual, connect each of the IR cable's 4
signal wires to the corresponding pin on the motherboard's IrDA
Connect the other end of the IR cable to the Infrared Drive.
Slide & secure the Infrared Drive into an available drive bay
Start data transferring via IR wirelessly !
The Infrared Drive is fully supported by Windows 95, Windows 98,
Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Vista, 7, and Linux (with proper Linux
The Infrared Drive is supported by LapLink 7.5 under Windows 95/98.
LapLink provides remote control and printing capabilities to another computer
via infrared. LapLink is not a required software to operate the Infrared
There is no limit in the transfer file size.
Files transfer under total darkness or broad day light.
The maximum data transfer speed with the standard IR cable is 115.2kbps,
in both directions. The maximum data transfer with the optional
FIR cable is 4Mbps.
The minimum range of communication is 1 meter (or about 3 feet).
When working with another desktop PC or a notebook computer, a range distance
of up to 6~10 feet may be achieved.
It is tested by Intel's motherboard division for complete compatibility.
The Infrared Drive was tested and approved by Intel's motherboard division
in 1997 to be compatible with its IrDA connector design. Today, most
motherboard manufacturers follow Intel in equipping motherboards with an
The Infrared Drive is durable:
- MTBF Greater than 512,000 Hours at an Ambient Temperature of 60oC
- Greater than 55 years under continuous operation
Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows ME operating system -- the
computer must also be completely compatible with the operating system.
IBM-compatible (P166 or faster)
32MB of RAM or greater
**The Infrared Drive is 100% IrDA compatible.
Unlike many USB IrDA adapters that may not work with certain Polar models, or cetain cell phones, or does not work with certain operating systems, the Infrared Drive works with ALL IrDA devices and under ALL Microsoft operating systems from 98 on.
|This Kit does not come with the following:
- Retail shrink-wrap package
- Software driver disk ( download only
- Warranty card (no factory direct RMA support)
- BRAND NEW -