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I have also attempted to rebuild the kext cache as explained here:. I called customer support Caldigit and they had no idea what I was saying, so they offered to get back to me the following day. Also, please note that this is ongoing research for me – as you can see I’ve already looking into this myself but not had success- hence my asking this usually lovely community for advice. Sure, it uses the USB 3. Answering my own problem told ya I would do it, see my comments I’ve rewritten the question title as I have found a solution which works for me the same I bought another USB3 ExpressCard 34 see below and this card has the Fresco FL chipset which is supported natively by MacOS X see below. Questions on Super User are expected to relate to computer software or computer hardware within the scope defined by the community.

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Rated 1 out of 5 by cabs from Doesn’t work, Caldigit’s poor cust serv. So I’m looking into this myself as well. Can the anonymous coward please explain why they downvoted this question; I’d be happy with – expresscardd – welcome some constructive feedback rather than a cold downvote. With new USB 3. Pops out of the slot far too easily. Sign up using Email and Password.

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Failed to do the driver install—failure message on screen—when I last tried last week or any other automated tool. Jason Aller 2, 5 21 The only instances they are aware of are where a bus-powered very large capacity i.


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 edition. Post as a guest Name. Have you tried them? If it says “error getting variable”, continue with these steps: Mike Scott, I appreciate that the bus might not achieve full speed, but I would think that the speed would be much higher than USB 2. However, keep monitoring the situation for future versions of Mac OS X, in case the list of supported Macs changes if they drop those Macs with FL support and therefore leave out the driver for it in future versions of the OS to focus maintenance costs on hardware that they choose to support.

See any errors on this page? If it says “error getting expresscaed, continue with these steps:.

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Build quality is a bit flimsy compared to my sonnet esata card but it is flush with the edge of the macbook. Where to buy a ExpressCard 34 with the FL chipset: Mike Scott 4, 12 But let me know if you can. They sensibly say cannot guarantee every drive will be compatible, but nor are they saying other brand drives won’t work.

I think the ongoing support is because some Macs with built in USB3 used the FL chipset and therefore those Macs that are on the supported list for Sierra that have this chipset will work. Post Your Answer Rxpresscard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


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 point. While Windows users have had access to USB 3. Also all this worked with Mavericks see more details below. I called customer support Caldigit and they had no idea what I was saying, so they offered to get back to me the following day.

It is encouraging but not conclusive as the author caldigir to a Calvary USB3. Do yourself a favor and don’t buy this Card, you will only end up returning it. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

Note however that this could be a flawed design of the MacBook. Sure, it uses the USB 3. The card was never able expressvard mantain 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.

Or is there real benchmark data? All components, from the card to the cable, have been tested using a special oscilloscope to ensure optimum performance.