JMicron's USB2.0 controller series offers the best connectivity for USB2.0/FireWire, being both compatible and cost-effective when utilized in HDD storage devices for external storage solution applications.
USB2.0 to single SATA series
JM20329 Hi-Speed USB2.0 to SATA bridge controller(Mask ROM)JM20329 is the single chip solution to bridge between USB host and SATA device. The highly integrated Hi-Speed USB and SATA Phys technology provides a cost-effective solution to apply USB to SATA device enclosure. The USB adheres the Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport Specification.
JM20337 Hi-Speed USB2.0 to SATA & PATA combo bridge controllerJM20337 is single chip solution to bridge between USB 2.0, SATA and ATA/ATAPI-based mass storage device. It provides the capability to translate USB 2.0 mass storage commands to serial ATA and ATA/ATAPI communication protocol. The USB adheres to the Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport Specification, and supports dual LUN operation, which could connect to two ATA/ATAPI devices or one ATA/ATAPI device associated with one SATA device.
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