mPCIe Adaptor


The OptConnect ema™ mini PCI express (mPCIe) adaptor can be used to add smart managed cellular connectivity to any device that has an available mPCIe slot.

Product Details

Easy Installation

Simply insert an OptConnect ema™ modem into the 20-pin interface and plug the adaptor into the machine you are trying to connect to the internet. Its out of the box, plug-and-play operation with Linux, Android, Windows 7, 8, 10, and embedded environments make for a headache-free cellular experience.


The mPCIe adaptor features an onboard 2x1 UART to USB bridge and 2 port USB 2.0 hub. This allows both the modem AT interface as well as the emaLink management interface to connect with the host device over USB 2.0 as virtual comm ports.

Full Access

Additionally, the modem’s native USB 2.0 interface is also available for use, allowing full access to the OptConnect ema™ modem, and all of its features.


Compatible with OptConnect ema™ Modems
Power and Status LED Indicators
Onboard USB bridge and USB 2.0 Hub
Selectable Software/Hardware Modem On/Off/Reset Control
Provides Access to all OptConnect ema™ Modem Communication Interfaces; emaLink, Modem USB & UART
Conforms to PCI Express Full Mini-Card rev 1.2


M PC Ie Datasheet

mPCIe Datasheet ❯

A datasheet that summarizes the performance and other characteristics of mPCIe.
User Guide
M PC Ie User Guide

mPCIe User Guide ❯

A comprehensive guide on how to get started with OptConnect ema and the mPCIe.
M PC Ie Launch Linked In 2020 12 11 211951

Q&A with Matt Voigt on Mini PCI Express Adaptor for OptConnect ema™ ❯

Q&A to find out more about the idea behind the mPCIe adaptor and how it's used.