External Serial ATA Jan. 26, 2005 Sheila Wang Sales & Marketing Dept.
Market Trend • Serial ATA is to replace ATA, used for desktop PCs, workstations, & entry level server. • Lifetime of Serial ATA: 10 years (from 2002) • Originally aimed at internal storage devices; is now evolving to include external storage devices • Strong growth of external/portable/mobile storage devices • Speed roadmap: 150MB/s => 300MB/s =>600MB/s
Conversion Rate of Desktop Disk Drive from ATA to SATA Source: Silicon Image, External Serial ATA White Paper, August 2004
Key Benefits of eSATA • Faster than the commonly used external storage interface (USB, 1394) • Cost effective • Prevent ESD damage • Provide EMI protection
External Interface Comparison Source: Silicon Image
Desktop Storage Interfaces (external) • Source: Maxtor Serial ATA White Paper, Nov. 2000
Amphenol eSATA External Serial ATA II Board mount, normal & reverse type
Serial ATA II for External Devices • Anti-USB Feature: AMTA sets the industry standard!!
Applications for eSATA Game console Home Networks PCMCIA Adapter Card for Notebook Motherboards External HD Set top box/PVR/DVR CD copier, DVD copier PCs, Servers Mobile CD-RW, DVD/CD-RW DVD-R/RW, ZIP drives
Target Market for External Serial ATA • External hard drives • Motherboards • Servers/PCs • Mobile CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW drives, copiers, zip drives • Game console • PVRs, DVRs, Set top boxes • Home networks • Interface cards