[mythtv-users] Need a PCI Express x1 serial adapter

Jeff junk_inbox at verizon.net
Tue Mar 10 21:06:49 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Preston Crow
<pc-mythtv08a at crowcastle.net>wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 10:52 -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> > Too bad they couldn't just offset the connecter enough that you could
> > have a
> > standard PCI or a 1x card in the same space. More or less like the old
> > VESA
> > connector with an ISA slot.
> >
> > It should work, just a lack of foresight I guess, or trying to
> > eliminate
> > standard PCI eventually.
> This is getting completely off-topic, but I'm a little surprised that
> there isn't a PCI express card that has a PCI Express to PCI bridge, and
> a cable that goes to an external box with, perhaps, 4 PCI card slots.

You mean like this?  ;-)

CGS-1PCIe4X PCI Express to Quad PCI Slots Expansion Box

I found this about a year ago when I was looking for something else... It
would be more attractive if the price wasn't so high...

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