The Initio INIC-1511 provides an advanced solution to connect ATAPI or EIDE devices to USB interface with integrated CPU and embedded ROM.? To provide high performance and cost effective solution, the INIC-1511 integrates USB-PHY, Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only USB function, ATA control block and microprocessor into a single ASIC. The INIC-1511 provides the data transfer rate of up to 60 MB/sec; its ATA interface supports ultra DMA modes up to 100 MB/sec.

Features Summary | FW/SW Support | Device Support

Features Summary

  • USB Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only specification-compliant (version 1.0)
  • Two Bulk endpoints(IN and OUT) and one Interrupt endpoint(IN)
  • T13 1410D ATA/ATAPI-6 Compliant (3.3 V with 5V tolerance)
  • Support DMA mode 0-2, and UDMA mode 2,3,4 and 5 (up to 100MB/s)
  • Integrated internal CPU with embedded ROM
  • Implement the NVRAM download mechanism
  • Low power CMOS with 3.3Volts
  • 48-pin LQFP package


Firmware/Software Support
  • USB Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport support
  • Provide software utilities for downloading the upgraded NVRAM


Device Support
  • Hard disk drives
  • CD-RW devices
  • DVDs
  • Removable media devices



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