When I can, I tend to answer my own questions if I find an answer as you will observe from some on my profile. Pops out of the slot far too easily. The thing is, there’s still one issue – when I eject the drives and take out the card, the driver seems to go into a kind of loop – the system will not see the drives again if I re-insert the card, and if the computer is put to sleep it will not wake up. All components, from the card to the cable, have been tested using a special oscilloscope to ensure optimum performance. It always failed and I got the message about the drive not being properly ejected before unplugging it. Post as a guest Name.

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The only instances they are aware of are where a bus-powered very large capacity i.

One option while it is not ideal but necessary is to disable sxpresscard signing, follow these steps after you have installed your kext: Mike Scott 4, 12 I was able to transfer 10GB in less than 3 minutes. Since I have caldigif Macbook Pro I was concerned about these posts, and in my phone call just now, I was assured by CalDigit that the issue had been addressed and the problem fixed.


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I’m sure that within a few months CalDigit will probably have the driver sorted out. Lacie do point out that it’s only for their drives on their literature online, but you have to look carefully, it’s not a headline expresscaed.

The card was never able to maintain the drive connected to the computer for more than a couple minutes at a time, I tried through usb hubs, directly to the computer and with the extra power cables connected to both the card and the drive. Read more about reopening questions here.

When same Mac is booted into Windows 7 64 bit pro via bootcamp, the drive also works. Rated 1 out of 5 by cabs from Doesn’t work, Caldigit’s poor cust serv.

Also all this worked with Mavericks see more details below. Do yourself a favor and don’t buy this Card, you will only end up returning it.

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There is a version of the kext for Yosemite here. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Where to buy a ExpressCard 34 with the FL chipset: Reboot back in to Recovery Mode again Step 5: With new USB 3. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Post as a guest Name.

It always failed and I got the message about the drive not being properly ejected before unplugging it. I’ll certainly accept this if it’s true but please cite references.


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See any errors on this page? So unless you really must have USB wxpresscard. Have you tried them? Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Updated question to say “near to” USB 3. Run these commands, replacing Your Disk Name with the name of your Mac disk partition. Though I am pleased with their approach rather than Lacie’s locked down approach with Lacie’s MacOS driver only supporting Lacie’s brand.

Rated 2 out of 5 by phillip from does not work with new macbook pro i just bought this and it worked great with my previous generation macbook pro 17 summer expreswcard. Ideal for fast storage, the USB 3. If it says “error getting variable”, continue with these steps:. I called customer expfesscard Caldigit and they had no idea what I was saying, so they offered to get back to me the following day.

Looks like the CalDigit is the best option – there is no deliberate proprietary lock down with their USB 3.