CzAN

Krakow, 12 September 2002

       Elbox ships Spider USB 2.0 PCI card for Mediator

Elbox Computer is proud to introduce the first USB 2.0 host controller
for the Amiga computers. The Spider USB 2.0 PCI card provides a simple
and affordable way to add five Hi-Speed USB ports to Mediator-equipped

The Spider USB 2.0 Hi-Speed PCI controller is backward-compatible,
which means it works also with older USB 1.1 peripherals.

* Four external and one internal USB 2.0 Hi-Speed ports
* Compatible with both USB 2.0 (480 Mbps) and USB 1.1 (12 Mbps) devices
* Compliant with EHCI, OHCI and PCI 2.2 standards
* All ports can handle high-speed, full-speed and low-speed transaction
* Supports up to 127 downstream USB devices
* Supplies 500 mA power to each USB port
* Supports PCI-Bus Power Management Interface
* Hot Plug Capability

* One free PCI slot
* Mediator Multimedia CD

The package contents:
* Spider USB 2.0 High-Speed PCI card
* Mediator OHCI USB drivers for the Poseidon stack
* Unregistered, time-limited version of the Poseidon USB stack

Mediator EHCI USB drivers for the Poseidon stack will be shipped to
registered Spider Card users as a free update (when completed).

Pricing and availability:
The Spider USB 2.0 High-Speed PCI card will be on sale as of 16 September 2002,
at the suggested retail price of EUR 39.95 (VAT excl.)
To locate an authorized distributor or purchase the product visit the
Elbox Computer website at

Mediator users are the first, as always...

Mariusz Wloczysiak
ELBOX COMPUTER, Press Department