USB 3.0-SATA Bridge ICs
MB86C311/E501 are ASSP ICs intended for an external USB storage unit that is connected to PC.
MB86C311 is suitable for simple USB HDD that is composed of single HDD, for example, a low-end oriented desktop model and a portable model.
MB86E501 has 2 SATA ports and supports RAID0/RAID1 function.
- Supporting USB3.0 specification
The maximum transmission speed of USB3.0 allows for example 10-30 GBytes of video data to be copied to a 3.5 inch hard disk drive in 1/4 to 1/3 the time compared to the existing USB2.0 interface. In addition, the products have received certification from USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF).
- 1-chip integration of necessary functions for USB storage using SATA device
This product can easily enable to build USB3.0 storage unit with a few peripheral ICs and SATA device which is HDD or Blu-ray.
- External USB3.0 HDD unit
- External USB3.0 Blu-ray unit