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RE: low profile PCI spec
Someone else on the list jogged my memory earlier - I think 'low profile
PCI' is an ECR to the std PCI 2.2 spec. Same connector, lower card height &
different bracket, driven by Intel to fit set-top type consumer form
factors. -- BrooksL
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph_W_Schulingkamp [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, 30 October, 2001 16:39
> To: Daniel DeConinck
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: low profile PCI spec
> It looks like neither to me. Mini-Pci is a notebook form factor
> and the max length of a Small Pci card is about 3.3 inches.
> Dell's spec says "low profile" and gives 2.5"x6.6" as the dimensions;
> I think that's within the mechanical spec of PCI.
> Looks like it's just regular old PCI and "low profile" is
> Dell's terminology.
> Don't know about the bracket, sorry.
> Joe Schulingkamp
> Daniel DeConinck wrote:
> > Hello, The PCISIG web page details a 'mini PCI' spec and a
> 'small PCI 1.5s'
> > spec. Dell sells a system which uses low profile PCI
> the word 'low profile' does not tell me which of the two small PCI specs
> this is. Dell sales people do not know. The tech support is only for
> Also where can I buy a bracket for this low profile spec ? Dan