NitroAV Announces SATA Adapters announced the immediate availability of the SATAStar External Serial-ATA adapter, and the SATAStar CardBus adapter on Tuesday. The SATAStar External Serial-ATA is a PCI-based host adapter that included four external shielded eSATA ports with a 1.5Gbit per second data transfer rate. The SATAStar CardBus adapter for laptops has two Serial-ATA ports with data transfer speeds at 150MB per second. Both adapters are priced at US$59.95.