I have a hp ze2000 laptop and both usb ports are loose and do not connect. I was told to replace motherboard. But I found a belkin 32bit plug in but I do not know if it will fit or where to plug it in. Does anyone know anything about this. Belkin F5U222V1 USB PCMCIA card 2x USB2.0
Looks as if it takes either PC Card slot Supports an optional Type I or Type II 32-bit(CardBus) or 16-bit PC Card.
From the manual 1-15: Table 1-5 Left-Side Components HP Pavilion ze2000 Item Component Function 1 Power connector Connects an AC adapter cable. 2 Monitor port Connects an optional VGA monitor or projector. 3 Expansion port 2* (select models only) Connects the computer to an optional docking device. 4 RJ-45 jack Connects an optional network cable. 5 RJ-11 jack Connects the modem cable. 6 USB port Connects an optional USB device. 7 PC Card slot Supports an optional Type I or Type II 32-bit (CardBus) or 16-bit PC Card. 8 PC Card eject button Ejects an optional PC Card from the PC Card slot.
------------- click here 4. How can I tell if my PC Card host computer has CardBus or 16-bit? Check the documentation or specification for your host computer. The slot may also be marked "CardBus". Most notebook computers manufactured after 1998 have CardBus slots. On Windows based computers you can right click on the "My Computer" icon, select "System Properties" and select the "Device Manager" tab. Search for the "PCMCIA Socket" entry and click on it to show the type of PC Card Controller. There should be one entry per slot
Belkin F5U222V1 USB PCMCIA card belkin.com click here "A quick installation provides two 480Mbps ports- simply slide the card into your CardBus Card Type II slot. The Card offers Plug-and-Play setup, and works seamlessly with Windows 98SE, 2000, Me, or XP."
From link in previous post #9. How many pins are on a CardBus and 16-bit PC Card? 68 pins. CardBus cards have an additional grounding strip on the top of the card.
#10. What is the difference between a Type I, II and III PC Card? Type I PC Cards are 3.3mm thick. Type II Cards are 5.0mm thick and Type III cards are 10.5mm thick