• FW2PSATA01 support two IDE (ATA/ATAPI) devices.
  • Host Interface: Two FireWire 6pin Ports
  • Device Interface: to ATA/SATA

FW2PSATA01 is a FireWire (IEEE 1394a) to ATA/SATA bridge.

FW2PSATA01 is ideally suited for tailgate interface applications for removable-media drives CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, tape drive, and hard disk drive. It allows ATA/SATA storage devices to be connected to FireWire (IEEE 1394a) serial bus in a plug-and-play fashion.

FW2PSATA01 provides the perfect solution for data backup and transferring of data between computers using ATA/SATA devices.

Technical Specifications

FireWire (IEEE 1394a) to ATA/SATA Bridge Board:

  • 1394a PHY: Ti's TSB41AB2
  • 1394 Bus Transfer Rate: 100/200/400 Mbps
  • FireWire (IEEE 1394a): Two FireWire-6pin Connectors
  • Complies with T13's ATA/ATAPI-6 Draft Specification:
    • Multiword DMA Mode 0 ~ 2
    • Ultra DMA Mode 2, 4, 5
    • Supports 48-bit addressing for large hard drives (>128GB)
  • IDE (ATA) Interface: IDC 2X20 Male Connector
  • Both ATA and ATAPI devices are supported using the same firmware.
  • Complies with Serial ATA Generation 1 (1.5Gbps)
  • Serial ATA Interface: Signal Plug Type (7pin) Connector
  • Provide Two Indicator LEDs:
    • Power LED (Red Color)
    • Disk Activity LED (Green Color)
  • Self Powered Mode Of Operation
  • DC Power Input: mini 4-pin (+12V, GND, GND, +5V) FDD like Power Connector
Physical Dimensions
  • 9.5cm (W) x 6.3cm (L) x 2.8cm (H)
Hardware Requirements
  • Desktop PC:
    With either a built-in FireWire (IEEE 1394) controller or a FireWire (IEEE 1394) to PCI Host Adapter equipped with a external FireWire (IEEE 1394) port.
  • Laptop PC:
    With either a built-in FireWire (IEEE-1394) controller or a FireWire (IEEE 1394) to CardBus PC Card equipped with a external FireWire (IEEE 1394) port.
Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 98SE or higher; Mac OS 9.1 or higher; Linux
  • Driver Requirements
    • FireWire:
      • No driver installation for Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7, Mac OS and Linux
Kit includes
  • FW2PSATA01 Bridge Board
  • FireWire 6pin to 6pin Cable (1.0m length)
  • SATA 7pin to 7pin Cable (1.0m length)
  • Ultra DMA100 Cable
  • Y-Shape DC Power Cable (Red, Black, Black, Yellow) with power connectors (two FDD like mini 4pin and one IDE big 4pin female plug)
  • SATA 15pin female -to- IDE big 4pin male power connector cable
  • DCS1-1205 Power Switch
    • AC 100 ~ 240 V to DC +5V/2A and +12V/2A Power Adapter
    • Input: Full Range 100 ~ 240 V, 1.2A 50 ~ 60Hz
    • Output: DC +5V/2A and +12V/2A
    • Power Max. 34 Watt
    • Safety: UL/CSA/TUV/BSMI
  • AC power cord (Length: 6 feet)
  • User's Guide