IDE - SD Adapter

The Addonics IDE to SD Adapter is an ideal solution for industrial PC, embedded system or applications that required a simple and economical bootable SD slot. Designed to connect directly to the ubiquitous IDE port, the small form factor of this IDE SD Adapter can be easily mounted inside a standard 3.5" drive bay, a PCI slot or anywhere inside the system. This Adapter is capable of booting off compatible SD, MS, MS Pro Duo, MMC, and RS-MMC cards, or simply act as a flash media card reader.


IDE to SD Adapter mounted onto 3.5"
drive bay

IDE to SD Adapter mounted onto PCI bracket
slim CD mounting bracket for IDE to SD Adapter

animation showing adapter mounted off / on bracket
  • Supports Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS), Multimedia Memory Card (MMC)
  • SDHC compatible
  • Supports both 40pin and 44pin IDE interface
  • Supports DMA and Ultra DMA modes. A compatible flash media card will be required to use these modes.
  • Choice of standard height PCI bracket for mounting onto PCI slot or standard 3.5" drive bay bracket
  • Choice of black or ivory color bay bracket
  • Optional mounting bracket for 5.25" drive bay (model: AAMK53)
  • Optional slim CD bay mounting bracket (AAIDESDCSB)
  • Powered from 4 pin floppy connector or 44pin IDE Port
  • Bootable
  • Jumpers onboard for Master or Slave setting
  • Compatible* with DOS, Windows 3.1, NT4, 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Linux with no drivers necessary
  • RoHS compliant

*Media must be in the device during boot up. Media is not hot swappable

Interface: 40-pin IDE, 44-pin IDE
Supported media SD, MS, MS Pro Duo, MMC, RS-MMC, xD
Maximum READ/WRITE speed Depends on the media
OS Support: DOS, Windows 3.1, NT, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS 8.6 or higher, Linux
Dimensions: Adapter: 4 x 3.2 x .5 in (102 x 81 x 13 mm)
3.5"  bay frame: 4.02 x 3.82 x 1 in (102 x 97 x 25 mm)
Weight: 5.7 oz. with bay mounting bracket
Power: +5V from PC power supply
Operating Temperature 0 °Cto + 75 °C
Operating Humidity: 5% - 95% (non condensing)
Storage Temperature: -40 °C to + 85 °C
Storage Humidity: 5 - 90%
Warranty: One Year



IDE - SD Adapter