If you need to use your ISA card, but your new computer or laptop lacks ISA slots, use our usb2isa card to convert your USB port to a virtual ISA slot.
Dimensions: 6 X 1.80 X 0.5 in., 15.0 X 4.5 X 1.5 cm.
ROHS compliant - Yes, recommended for customers in the European Union, and all other countries.
ARS Technologies’ USB2ISA® allows plugging and handling of any standard or custom ISA card. Our usb2isa provides simple migration from ISA form factor to USB, full access to memory and I/O space of the ISA card, and handling of IRQ and DMA events.
The usb2isa functions on these Operating Systems:
Windows - XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, 7, 8.1, 10
Linux - 3.x.xx and later kernels, x86 (32/64bit) and ARM processors (raspberry pi)
We currently offer support for DOS under Widows operating systems.
1. Powering needs. We have a number of power supplies which can provide +5V, -5V, +12V, and -12V for the ISA cards mounted on the USB2ISA-R product. To find whether you need a Power Supply, please read ISA card - finding the voltages used.
2. Enclosures. ARS Technologies provides plastic enclosures/boxes for mounting of USB2ISA-R and 1 ISA card. Please check the dimensions on the enclosures and cards before ordering - ISA-PCI-B1 or ISA-PCI-B2, to ensure that the box will fit your ISA card.
3. Cables. The USB2ISA-R product and the computer system connect with a cable. You can use one of the choices of cables we offer – 3 feet or 15 feet.
4. Software. The installation software should provide all the software you would need to get our USB2ISA-R card to work with your ISA card. We offer our SDKBUS product for developers. If you have access to the ISA software source code, you may be interested in our SDKBUS.
Price - in US Dollars: $149US each
ARS Technologies offers quantity discounts as follows: