The PCI Express Cable adapter provides a an interface from a standard desktop PCIe slot to a PCI Express cable. This card conforms to PCI SIG PCI Express External Cable Specification 1.0.
The adapter is completely transparent to PCI Express. A signal repeater for the PCI Express interface provides tuning controls transmit and receive signals, allowing cables up to 7 meters in length to be reliably used.
The adapter can be used in any desktop slot supporting PCI Express 1.0 specification. The adapter has a standard end bracket for mounting in desktop or server systems.
No software is required to operate the adapter.