OXUF936DSE, Universal Interface to Dual SATA RAID Controller with Encryption
ƒ General Features
o High performance Universal Interface
(eSATA, FireWire800, FireWire400 or
USB2.0) to dual SATA storage
controller with Encryption
ƒ Key Features
o High performance Universal Interface
(eSATA, FireWire800, FireWire400 or
USB2.0) to dual SATA storage
o Integrated hardware RAID controller
- Disk striping (RAID0) for maximum
- Disk mirroring (RAID 1) for
maximum data protection
- Disk spanning for large capacity
single volume
o Hardware RAID rebuild engine (up to
HDD transfer rate)
o Integrated hardware cipher engine
supporting AES-128 encryption /
decryption over USB, FireWire and
- Support for biometric (fingerprint)
and software password
- Host software and drivers supplied
for Password Application for PC and
o Supports SATA II Gen2m specification
and 3.0Gbps and 1.5Gbps interfaces
o Sustained transfer rates in excess of
150Mbytes/s (limited only by HDD or
interface transfer rates)
o Flexible RAID User Agent (LED &
LCD support)
o 24 GPIO plus up to 24 secondary GPIO
o Integrated PWMs
o Integrated Fan-Tachometer control
o USB mass-storage class compliant
The OXUFS936DSE is a Universal Interface (eSATA, FireWire800,
FireWire400, USB2.0) to dual SATA storage controller with integrated hardware
RAID engine and integrated encryption engine. Delivering best-in-class
performance across all interfaces, the OXUFS936DSE enables a range of
external secure storage applications, including dual disk RAID configurations.
The integrated hardware RAID controller supports maximum performance
(RAID 0), maximum data protection (RAID 1) or spanning over USB, 1394 and
The integrated cipher engine provides advanced encryption and decryption
capabilities in hardware and enables OEMs to rapidly deploy full disk encryption
solutions, providing end users with peace-of-mind that their private content is
safe and secure in the event of theft or loss.
Integrating an eSATA device port, IEEE1394b link, USB2.0 device and dual
SATA host controllers the OXUFS936DSE requires a minimal number of
external components and reduces total system BOM cost.
Embedded ARM Processor
By managing the data flow, the on-chip ARM7 processor enables a whole new
series of standalone consumer electronic product to be developed in a simple
C/C++ programming environment.
The embedded USB2.0 PHY supports both full and high speed, using bulk-only
transport Mass Storage Class device protocol. Its fast read and write transfers
ensure that the maximum possible host performance is maintained.
No additional USB host drivers are required, for either Windows® or Mac®
operating systems, for standard storage, button notification or GPIO control
The 1394 link layer supports both FireWire800 and FireWire400 and complies
with the 1394-1995 and 1394-2000 specifications.
No additional 1394 host drivers are required, for either Windows® or Mac®
operating systems for standard storage applications.
SATA Interface
The embedded 3GHz SATA host interfaces supports the latest revisions of the
SATA II specifications. In addition the eSATA device port also supports the
Gen2m interface. Interface speeds of 3GHz and 1.5GHz deliver maximum
performance with minimum latency for external SATA storage.
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Product Ordering Information
The chip supports several RAID functions, including:
Part Number
Striping (RAID 0) delivers the highest performance
but provides no data integrity or redundancy.
Mirroring (RAID 1) provides the highest level of data
integrity with 100% data redundancy.
Spanning (concatenation) presents all drives as a
single large volume.
Universal Interface to Dual SATA
RAID Controller with Encryption
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The integrated hardware cipher engine supports real-time,
on-the-fly encryption / decryption of the data to the
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), providing a means
whereby a users’ data can be securely stored, and made
unavailable to unauthorized users.
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In addition to a high-performance cipher engine, the
OXUFS936DE is complemented by robust authentication
solutions, including software password. A customizable
host application, the Oxford Semiconductor Authenticator,
is provided for both PCs and Mac hosts to:
Define and manage up to 10 passwords
Authenticate and mount the drive
Safely de-authenticate and unmount the drive.
Development Tools
For external Mac and PC storage solutions, Oxford
Semiconductor offers a comprehensive support package
Reference designs comprising both hardware and
software components
Evaluation boards and application notes
Software Development Kit (SDK) comprising source
code and debug boards
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