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PCI Express Gen 1 to USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Peripheral Controller

The USB 2380 is a PCI Express Gen 1 (2.5Gbps) to USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Peripheral Controller. It features one PCI Express Gen 1 x1 port and one USB 2.0 Hi-Speed client port. The USB 2380 provides 480Mbps bandwidth between the PCI Express Gen 1 bus and the USB 2.0 Hi-Speed bus. The controller can easily add a USB 2.0 client port to an existing PCI Express system. The USB 2380's standard PCI Express interface provides a x1 upstream port to connect directly to any PCI Express downstream port for maximum performance of the product.

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USB 2380 Technical Documentation

Document/Resources Everyone Access Requires Membership Requires NDA Description Version Date
Product Brief Download     Product Overview 1.3 22June12
Data Book   Download   Detailed Technical Specifications 1.3 10July12
Design Notes   Download   QFN Surface Mount Requirements -- 04Nov11
Errata   Download   AB vs AA summary of changes 1.0 06June12
  Download   Silicon Errata List 1.7 31July13
Application Notes   Download   GPIO Programming 1.0 24Oct11
Design Guidelines   Download   Hardware Design Checklist 1.4 03Oct12
Videos View HTML     Demo Showcasing PCI Express to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 - It\'s Simple! -- 27Sep11
Ordering Information View HTML     Part Number, Listing and Compliance -- 11/05
Quality & Reliability   Download   Certificate of Compliance (CoC) - REACH/RoHS -- 28June12
  Download   Certificate of Compliance (CoC) - REACH144/RoHS2/Halogen-Free -- 28Aug13
  Download   Certificate of Compliance, REACH 151, RoHS2 and Halogen-Free -- 04Mar14
  Download   Certificate of Compliance, REACH 155, RoHS2 and Halogen-Free -- 04Sept14
  Download   FIT Rate Reliability Monitor- Test Report (Quarterly) -- Q2 2014
  Download   Full Product Reliability Qualification Report 2.0 14Sept12
  Download   Product and Package Full Reliability
Qualification Report
2.0 11Sept13
  Download   Reflow Profile -- 23Jan12

USB 2380 Development Tools

Document/Resources Everyone Access Requires Membership Requires NDA Description Version Date
Software Development Kit (SDK)   Download   Linux driver for kernel 3.4/3.6 (legacy interrupt) 1.0 08May13
  Download   Linux driver for kernel 3.8 (MSI) 2.0 05Feb14
HSPICE Model   Download   HSPICE Model -- 25July11
OrCAD   Download   OrCad Library 1.1 23Mar12
Reference Design   Download   Reference Schematic 1.4 03Oct12

Relevant Press Releases

Release Date Announcement
02/10/14 PLX Technology's PCI Express-to-USB Solution Selected by Acer for New Aspire Z3-600 All-in-One Computers
09/27/11 Industry-Leading PCI Express Compliancy List Grows with Addition of New Switch, Bridge Products
03/07/11 PLX Announces World's First SuperSpeed USB 3.0 General-Purpose Peripheral Controllers

USB 2380 Applications

Application Description Document
USB 3.0 Multi-function Printer (MFP) Ultra-Fast Printing and Scanning ExpressApps #81
(PDF)