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USB 2.0 to ATAPI Bridge Board featuring Cypress CY7C68300C Bridge Controller

  • U2-IDE01F support one IDE (ATA/ATAPI) devices.
  • Direct Connect to IDE(ATA/ATAPI) Drive
  • Support both HDD and ODD

U2-IDE01F is an USB 2.0 to IDE(ATA/ATAPI) bridge board.

It implements a fixed-function bridge between one USB high-speed port and one IDE(ATA/ATAPI) based mass storage device port. The bridge adheres to the Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport Specification (BOT) and is intended for self-powered device.

U2-IDE01F It is ideally suitable for tailgating removable-media devices such as CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, tape drive, and hard disk drive. It allows IDE drive (master or slave) to connect to USB 2.0 serial bus in a plug-and-play fashion.

Technical Specifications

USB 2.0 to IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Bridge Board: Cypress CY7C68300C

  • USB 2.0 interface: one USB B-type connector
  • USB bus transfer rate: high speed (480 Mbit) or full speed (12 Mbit)
  • USB-IF Certified Compliant for USB 2.0 (Test ID Number: 40490119)
  • USB bus power: self-powered mode operation
  • Complies with T13's ATA/ATAPI-6 draft specification
    • PIO mode 0, 3, 4
    • Multiword DMA Mode 2 
    • Ultra DMA mode 2, 3, 4
    • Supports 48-bit addressing for large hard drives (>128GB).
  • IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Interface:  Female IDC 2X20 Connector
  • Both ATA and ATAPI devices are supported using the same firmware.
  • Power indicator LED and HDD Access LED
Hardware Requirements
  • Desktop PC: with either a built-in USB (1.0 or 2.0) controller or an USB (1.0 or 2.0) to PCI Host Adapter equipped with a external USB port.
  • Laptop PC: with either a built-in USB (1.0 or 2.0) controller or an USB (1.0 or 2.0) to CardBus PC Card equipped with a external USB port.
Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003/7/8/10; MacOS 9.1 or higher; Linux
  • Driver Requirements
    • USB:
      • No driver installation for Windows ME, 2000, XP, 2003, 7, 8, 10, Mac OS and Linux.
      • Driver available for Window 98 SE
Kit includes
  • U2-IDEI01F Bridge Board
  • Y-Shape DC Power Cable --- (Red, Black, Black, Yellow) with three power connectors one FDD like mini 4pin, one IDE big 4pin male plug and one IDE big 4pin female plug