The Initio INIC-1430 provides an advanced solution to connect ATAPI or EIDE devices to IEEE-1394a interface with integrated CPU and embedded SRAM. To provide high performance and cost effective solution, the inic-1430 integrates 1394a link core, ATA control block and microprocessor into a single ASIC. The inic-1430 provides the data transfer rate of up to 50 MB/sec, its ATA interface supports ultra DMA modes (33/66/100 MB/sec).

Features Summary | FW/SW Support | Device Support

Features Summary

  • IEEE Std 1394-1995 and 1394a Compliant
  • Support industry standard PHY
  • Support Asynchronous Transfers at 100, 200 and 400 Mb/s
  • Perform 1394a Cycle Master
  • Implement SBP-2 stack to optimize the performance
  • T13 1410D ATA/ATAPI-6 Compliant
  • Support DMA mode 0-2, and UDMA mode 2, 4 and 5 (up to 100MB/s)
  • Integrated internal CPU with embedded SRAM
  • Implement the firmware download mechanism
  • Local Bus Interface to serial NVRAM and Flash memory
  • Up to 17 GPIO pins
  • Low power CMOS with 3.3Volts
  • 128-pin LQFP package


Firmware/Software Support
  • Protocols support including SBP-2, MMC-2, RBC and ATA/ATAPI
  • Provide software utilities for downloading the upgraded firmware code


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

INIC-1430 Datasheet

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