DAS Consumer Storage Solutions

DAS Consumer Storage Solutions

DAS Consumer Storage Solutions

Direct Attached Storage, or DAS, is well established and widely adopted by global consumers. The amount of personal digital content is huge and rapidly growing. Whether it is digital music, videos, photos, or any number of personal data, consumers need reliable and secure digital storage that is easily accessible.

PLX is the leader in high-performance DAS with powerful silicon, backed by our sophisticated software, firmware and applications, enable global OEMs/ODMs to deliver premium high-performance products that stand out amongst the crowd. This technology is leveraged by PLX's deep experience and understanding of USB, FireWire, PCI Express and eSATA connectivity, thus enabling storage system vendors to offer high value-added products to their customers.

Direct Attached Storage (DAS) Controllers

Universal Interface to SATA RAID Controllers

Part Number USB FireWire eSATA SATA Ports Spanning RAID Encryption GPIO (#)
OXUFS946DSE 1 x USB2.0 FW800 1 2 Yes 0,1 AES-128 / AES-256 19

* Additional secondary GPIO are available - please consult datasheet

FireWire/USB to SATA Controllers

Part Number USB FireWire eSATA SATA Ports Spanning RAID Encryption GPIO (#)
OXUF943SE 1 x USB2.0 FW800 No 1 No No AES-128 / AES-256 19 with PWM**
OXUFS944SE 1 x USB2.0 FW800 1 1 No No AES-128 / AES-256 19 with PWM**

* SATA host port can be reconfigured for eSATA device port
** PWM = pulse width modulation

USB to SATA Controllers

Part Number USB SATA Ports UAS Support NCQ JBOD RAID Encryption GPIO (#)
OXU3111 1 x USB3.0 1 Yes** Yes No No AES-128 / AES-256 9
OXU3110 1 x USB3.0 1 Yes** Yes No No No 9
OXU3102 1 x USB3.0 2 Yes Yes Yes 0,1 AES-128 / AES-256 27
OXU3101* 1 x USB3.0 1 Yes Yes No No AES-128 / AES-256 9
OXU3100* 1 x USB3.0 1 Yes Yes No No No 9

* NOT RECOMMENDED FOR NEW DESIGNS, try OXU311x
** Firmware upgrade required

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