NS1068 is a versatile high-performance and low power USB 3.0 to SATA bridge controller. On one side, it interfaces with the USB interface and is compatible with USB SuperSpeed (5Gbps), Hi-Speed (480Mbps), and Full-Speed (12Mbps). On the other side, it interfaces with hard drive or SSD devices through the SATA interface. NS1068 and NS1068X are pin-to-pin compatible. NS1068 supports SATA I (1.5Gbps) and SATAII (3Gbps). NS1068X also supports SATA III (6Gbps).
Self-developed high-performance, low-jitter, and low-power USB 3.0 and SATA transceivers with built-in test capabilities for guaranteed functions and performance.
Integrated high-efficiency on-chip regulators including a 5V to 3.3V LDO and a 5V to 1.2V DC/DC.
Compliant with USB bus-powered and self-powered power consumption requirements. Consume less than 2.5mA in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 suspend mode.
Passed system ESD +/-15kV air-gap discharge and +/-8KV contact discharge without external ESD protection devices.