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PCI Express Gen 2 to USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Peripheral Controller

The USB 3382 is a PCI Express Gen 2 to USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Peripheral Controller. It features two PCI Express Gen 2 x1 ports and one USB 3.0 SuperSpeed client port. The USB 3382 provides a matching bandwidth at 5 GT/s between the PCI Express Gen 2 bus and the USB 3.0 SuperSpeed bus. The controller can easily add a USB 3.0 client port to an existing PCI Express system, as well as convert existing PCI Express functions (endpoints) to a USB 3.0 product. The internal high performance switch can configure the two PCI Express ports into one x1 upstream plus one x1 downstream, one x2 upstream, two x1 downstream, or one x2 downstream port. The flexibility allows different system configurations to achieve the maximum performance of the product. The USB 3382 provides two pairs of buffered, 100 MHz HCSL output clocks, for downstream ports (in adapter mode, one downstream port, and in root complex mode, one or two downstream ports), saving BOM cost by eliminating the need for extra clock buffer(s).

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USB 3382 Technical Documentation

Document/Resources Everyone Access Requires Membership Requires NDA Description Version Date
Product Brief Download     Product Overview 1.2 22June12
Data Book   Download   Detailed Technical Specifications 1.3 10July12
Design Notes   Download   aQFN Surface Mount Application Note -- 04Nov11
Errata   Download   AB vs AA summary of changes 1.0 06June12
  Download   Silicon Errata List 1.7 29July13
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 3382 Development Tools

Document/Resources Everyone Access Requires Membership Requires NDA Description Version Date
Rapid Development Kit (RDK)   Download   Bill of Materials (BOM) and Schematics 1.0 20Sep12
  Download   Hardware Reference Manual 1.3 08Aug12
Software Development Kit (SDK)   Download   Firmware API SDK Setup (32-bit) beta2 6Mar12
  Download   Firmware API SDK Setup (64-bit) beta2 18Dec12
  Download   Linux driver for kernel 3.4/3.6 (legacy interrupt) 1.1 08May13
  Download   Linux driver for kernel 3.8 (MSI) 3.0 05Feb14
  Download   NET228x to USB338x Firmware API Migration Guide 1.0 30Sep11
BSDL   Download   Boundary Scan Description Language files -- 25July11
HSPICE Model   Download   HSPICE Model 11 16July12
OrCAD   Download   OrCad Library 1.2 19Mar12
Reference Design   Download   Example Schematic 1.3 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 3382 Applications

Application Description Document
NAS + DAS Universal Storage for Home Simultaneous High Speed NAS and DAS Data Access ExpressApps #92
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Enabled SmartTV High Bandwidth Video/Audio Connection ExpressApps #89
USB 3.0 Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output (MIMO) Wireless LAN Adapter High Bandwidth Wireless Communication ExpressApps #87
USB 3.0 Multi-function Printer (MFP) Ultra-Fast Printing and Scanning ExpressApps #81