The Initio INIC-1530 provides an advanced solution to connect ATAPI or EIDE devices to IEEE-1394a and USB interface with integrated CPU and embedded SRAM. To provide high performance and cost effective solution, the INIC-1530 integrates 1394a link core, USB-PHY, Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only USB function, ATA control block and microprocessor into a single ASIC. The INIC-1530 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 IEEE 1394a-2000 Compliant
  • Support industry standard 1394a PHY
  • Support Asynchronous Transfers at 100, 200 and 400 Mb/s for 1394a
  • Implements 1394a SBP-2 stack engine to optimize the performance
  • 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 2,4 and 5 (up to 100MB/s)
  • Integrated internal CPU with embedded SRAM
  • In-system programming supported
  • Local Bus Interface to parallel Flash or SPI serial Flash memory
  • Up to 11 GPIO pins
  • Low power CMOS with 3.3Volts
  • 128-pin LQFP package


Firmware/Software Support
  • 1394 Protocols support including SBP-2, MMC-2, RBC and ATA/ATAPI
  • USB Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport support and/or USB HID support
  • Provide software utilities for downloading the upgraded firmware code


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

INIC-1530 Datasheet

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