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Silicon Power unveils fast eSATA/USB Flash Drive

Posted: Dec 3, 2008 8:19 am | Connectivity & Communications Press Releases

Silicon Power releases eSATA/USB SSD featuring 8 times the write speed of the normal USB

(Taipei, Taiwan) This is not a normal USB flash drive. Silicon Power has released the availability of its pioneering product: eSATA/USB SSD (eSATA; External Serial ATA), a high-capacity handy SSD in worldwide markets. The eSATA/USB SSD features eSATA and Mini USB dual interface, hot plug and play and four-channel high performance technology.


The eSATA connection has a read speed of 92 MB/s and a write speed of 48MB/s, which is 8 times the write speed of the normal USB. The eSATA/USB SSD is available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities that are ideal for those wanting high-speed data transfer, high-capacity and portability.


Silicon Power releases eSATA/USB SSD featuring 8 times the write speed of the normal USB


The eSATA connector provides external data transfer at speeds up to 3Gbps, which is higher than USB 2.0 interface with 480MB/s. It is very convenient for large volume of data transfer at a short time. The bottom of the eSATA/USB SSD is a Mini USB connector offering a read speed of 33MB/s and a write speed of 25MB/s.


Silicon Power releases eSATA/USB SSD featuring 8 times the write speed of the normal USB


With the advent of eSATA technology, most of the desktops, servers and laptops manufacturers start to employ eSATA port as a standard interface. Nearly 60% of new laptops uses eSATA interface. There are two kinds of eSATA port (with power provided/ without power provided). Users need to confirm which kind of port is on your device. If your eSATA connector is with power, you can plug it directly without connecting any cable. If not, users connect Mini USB cable to eSATA/USB SSD first, and then connect USB to the device. Each Silicon Power eSATA/USB SSD package comes with a TTPE to Mini USB Cable and a user manual with detailed instruction. The eSATA/USB SSD is backed by a two-year warranty.


eSATA/USB SSD vs. USB Pen Drive

Silicon Power releases eSATA/USB SSD featuring 8 times the write speed of the normal USB


-eSATA and Mini USB dual interface
-Support Windows Vista ReadyBoost function
-Support eSATA-2 3Gbps high speed
-Four channel high performance tech
-LED indicates the usage status (Power/Access LED)
-True plug and play, no external power required
-Compliant with RoHS requirement


-Capacity: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
-Color: Black
-Dimensions: 79.2 x 29.8 x 10.95 mm (L/W/M)
-Weight: 16g
-Connection: eSATA, Mini USB type B
-Support OS: Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Vista, and Linux
-Support eSATA/USB Hot Plug and Play
-Operating Temperature: 0-~70-
-Storage Temperature: -20-~85-
-Vibration: 20 G peak-to-peak max
-Shock: 1500G Max
-2 year warranty


About Silicon Power


Silicon Power Computer & Communications Inc., founded by a group of specialists with more than 20 years experience in the field of international trading, global marketing, technical know-how of flash data storage products, is the world's leading manufacturer of flash memory cards, USB flash drives, DRAMS, and card readers. We are also the initiator to offer Lifetime Warranty service both for the Flash Memory Card series and USB Flash Drive products. At the heart of Silicon Power, it exists a strong atmosphere of "Sharing, Caring, and of being Trustworthy." These are our finest commitments at the core. Recognized and supported in over 90 countries, Silicon Power provides fast, international lifetime service and superior products.


In 2006, Silicon Power won the Rising Star Award held by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan. The award is to praise the small and medium enterprises with outstanding export performances that contribute to the nation's economy and trade. In 2008, Silicon Power proudly won the honor of National Award of Outstanding Small and Medium Enterprises among 187 candidates for competitive business advantage in financial, products, human resource management and marketing strategy. Silicon Power makes a remarkable and successful achievement in the global community. The company is headquartered in Taipei and has established branches worldwide including the Netherlands and Japan.


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