Express Card Slot

  wrg 10:51 16 May 07

Good morning all.

My wife has and Advent 7113 laptop, which has a express card slot. Would someone please be kind enough to explain to me what this is and what it can be used for.

Many thanks


  I am Spartacus 10:55 16 May 07
  wrg 16:47 16 May 07

Spartacus (great name by the way and great film, any bearing?)

Thanks for you repsonse had a look and still none the wiser, as Baldrick would say "It's all gobblygook sir"

  Technotiger 17:18 16 May 07

Hi, in simple terms it is a slot which allows peripherals to be added to the laptop (also to some PC's) such as USB items and PCMCIA items allowing such items to take advantage of the latest connection technology. Said it was simple didn't I!

  wrg 11:07 17 May 07


Simple what is simple. What do you mean by USB items. Sorry to sound so thick but for some reason I cannot visualize it.

these are the type of products,note there are two sizes
click here

  wrg 11:30 17 May 07


Brilliant, that has made it much clearer for me. Can I just ask one more question, I have a laptop that has a PCMIA slot, is this the same as an Express Card Slot?

Thanks for your response to all of the above.

click here
different size slot and slower

express slot

ignore 11.58 post,typo
click here
for detailed explanation

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