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USB 3.0 to four SATA III Bridges Board with Write Protection (Read-Only) or Read/Write Function

  • USB 3.0 4-port Hub, TID#330000056
    • Supports USB 3.0 SuperSpeed (5Gbps), USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480Mbps), Full-Speed (12Mbps), and Low-Speed (1.5Mbps)
    • Upstream port: USB 3.0 Micro-B Connector
  • Four USB 3.0 to SATA Bridges, TID# 340870005
    • Serial ATA bus Signal bandwidth
      • U3H41S4310SI (ASMedia ASM1153E)---SATAIII (6Gbps)
    • SATA 7-pin (Vertical) Connector
  • Provides Jumper for Read-only (Write Protect) or Read/Write selection
  • Power Self-Powered (Needs DC Power Input from Big IDE 4-pin DC Power Connector)

U3H41S4310S is USB 3.0 to four SATA III Bridges Board. It is ideally suited for tailgate interface applications for four SATA devices. It allows SATA drives to be connected to USB 3.0 serial bus in a plug-and-play fashion.

U3H41S4310S provides a cost-effective solution for system integrator to integrate four SATA drives into their system through the USB 3.0 serial bus.

U3H41S4310S provides a Jumper which allow user to set the function for selecting SATA Read-only (Write Protect) or Read/Write.


U3H41S4310S integrates two key components:

1). USB 3.0 HUB (Four USB 3.0)
2). Four USB 3.0 to SATA III Bridge Controllers

1). USB 3.0 HUB (Four USB 3.0)

  • USB 3.0 Compliant Hub, TID#330000056
    • Upstream Port Supports SuperSpeed USB, High-Speed and Full-Speed Connections
    • Supports Four Downstream Ports
    • Each of the Four Downstream Ports Support SuperSpeed USB, High-Speed, Full-Speed/Low-Speed Connections
  • USB 2.0 Hub Features
    • Multi Transaction Translator (MTT) Hub: Four Transaction Translators, One Per Port
    • Four Asynchronous Endpoint Buffers Per Transaction Translator (TT) for Better Throughput Than the USB Required Minimum of Two Buffers Per TT
  • Upstream port: USB 3.0 Micro-B Connector
  • Supports Spread Spectrum Clock (SSC)
  • Provides Upstream Connection status LEDs (SuperSpeed and High-Speed): (only for U3H41S4310SE)
    • High-Speed status LED
      • Off = Hub in low/full speed mode
      • On  = Hub in high-speed mode
    • SuperSpeed status LED
      • Off = Hub not in SuperSpeed USB mode
      • On  = Hub in SuperSpeed USB mode

2). USB 3.0 to SATA Bridge Controllers

  • USB 3.0 to SATA Bridge: ASMedia ASM1153 (TID# 340870005)
  • Serial ATA bus Signal bandwidth
    • U3H41S4310S (ASMedia ASM1153E)---SATAIII (6Gbps)
  • Compliant with USB3.0 Specification Revision 1.0
  • Compliant with USB Specification Revision 2.0
  • Supports USB Super-Speed/High-Speed/Full-Speed Operation
  • Supports USB Mass Storage Class, Bulk-Only Transport Specification Revision 1.3
  • Support UASP( USB Attached SCSI Protocol) Specification Revision 1.0
  • Complies with Serial ATA Specification Revision 3.0
  • Support SATA Hot-Plug
  • Support ATA/ATAPI Packet Command Set
  • Support ATA/ATAPI LBA48 addressing mode
  • Integrated 8-bit micro-processor with embedded program RAM and ROM
  • Support SPI NVRAM for Vender Specific Application of USB Device Controller
  • SATA 7-pin (Vertical) Connector
  • Support Write Protect for HDD
    • Read-only (Write Protect) or Read/Write Setting Header
  • LEDs:
    • Write Protect LEDs Headers
    • SATA activity LED Headers
  • Support Spread Spectrum Control of USB3.0 and SATA interface to improve the EMI performance
Available Models

U3H41S4310SI Internal Type

U3H41S4310SE External Type

Physical Dimensions
  • 83.3mm x 21.56mm x 68mm
  • SCSI 1 50pin Low Density Centronics Connector Form Factor. (Fit to most standard SCSI enclosure)
Hardware Requirements
  • Desktop PC: with either a built-in USB (1.0 or 2.0 or 3.0) controller or an USB (1.0 or 2.0 or 3.0) to PCI Host Adapter equipped with an external USB port.
  • Laptop PC: with either a built-in USB (1.0 or 2.0 or 3.0) controller or an USB (1.0 or 2.0 or 3.0) to CardBus PC Card equipped with an external USB port.
Kit includes
  • Bridge Board
  • Overview