Startech Gigabit Desktop Network Adapter, PCI-E

MX47481 Gigabit Desktop Network Adapter, PCI-E
MX47481 Gigabit Desktop Network Adapter, PCI-E MX47481 Gigabit Desktop Network Adapter, PCI-E

Product Info

Single Gigabit Ethernet Port Card for Clients, Servers or Workstations

The ST1000SPEX2 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Network Card adds a 10/100/1000 Mbps compatible RJ45 Ethernet port to a PCI Express-enabled client, server or workstation, providing a convenient addition or replacement networking interface.

Compliant with IEEE 802.3/u/ab standards, and with support for 9K Jumbo Frames, VLAN tagging and Wake on LAN (WOL), this versatile Gigabit NIC/Server Adapter delivers rock-solid performance.

Plus, the card includes both full profile and low profile/half-height installation brackets for installation in a wide range of computer/server chassis, regardless of form factor.

Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • Upgrade 10/100 Ethernet capability to Gigabit capability
  • Add an Ethernet port to a workstation or server computer, for redundancy or bridging
  • Add networking capabilities to an old system with no Ethernet port
  • Fits into full-size or low profile/small form factor (SFF) systems, with the addition of a half-height bracket
  • Offers performance flexibility and easy setup with support for advanced features such as Jumbo Frames, Wake-On-LAN and Auto MDIX


  • 1x 10/100/1000Mbps compatible RJ45 Ethernet port
  • Gigabit detection and Link/Activity LED indicators
  • Fully Compliant with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x and IEEE 802.3ab standards
  • Supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging, IEEE 802.1P Layer 2 Priority Encoding and IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex Flow Control
  • Jumbo Frame support
  • Full and Half Duplex support
  • Supports Wake-on-LAN function
  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction (Auto MDI/MDI-X)
  • Includes a low profile/half-height installation bracket


Designed to work with these Operating Systems:

  • Windows®
    • 8, 7, Vista®, XP and 2000 (all 32 and 64 bit editions)
    • Server 2008 R2, 2003 (all 32 and 64 Bit editions)
  • Mac
    • OS 10.4 or higher
  • Linux


Interface Port 1x RJ-45 Port
Data Rates 10/100/1000 Mbps
Chipsets Realtek RTL8111E
Standard Compliance IEEE 802.3 10BaseT
IEEE802.3u 100BaseTX
IEEE802.3ab 1000BaseT
Bus Type PCI-E x1 Slot
LED Indicators 1x Gigabit Detect (Yellow)
1x Link / Activity (Green)
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 70° C (32 ~ 158° F)
Storage: 0 ~ 100 ° C (-4 ~ 212° F)
Humidity Storage: 10 ~ 90% RH (non-condensing)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 67.9 x 120 x 18.0mm (2.7 x 4.7 x 0.7")
Weight 40g (1.4 oz)

Package Contents

  • StarTech ST1000SPEX2 Single Port Gigabit PCI-E Ethernet Adapter
    • Regular Profile Bracket attached
  • Low Profile Bracket
  • Driver CD-ROM
  • Installation Manual