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CompactFlash SATA Slot


Bootable and Hot-Plug CompactFlash serial ATA port! Connect this bridge port with serial ATA port and make your PC system support bootable CompactFlash devices. This is a convenient interface that allows CompactFlash devices to be operated in any system with a SATA port.

Technical specifications:

  • compatible with serial ATA 1.0a specifications, high transfer rate of up to 1.5 GBps
  • supports Spread Spectrum in receiver
  • suitable for any computer case, mini computer, embedded system, iPC and Rackmount case
  • supports CompactFlash cards (type I+II) or an IBM Microdrive™
  • the CF card can be operated as a primary bootable device containing the OS and the applications
  • OnBoard activity LED for CF access
  • push button ejector included
  • power supply by 4-pin FD floppy disk connector
  • CF 3.3V/5V voltage selection
  • independent of the operating system, no driver required
  • bridge board with front bay bracket (floppy size)
  • colour: beige
  • installation in a 3.5” slot (floppy disk)
  • RoHS compliant
  • dimension: 101.4 (l) x 100.6 (w) x 25.2 (h) (in mm)
  • operating temperature: -20 °C to 85 °C
  • weight: 129.4 g


How to install:

Step 1. Connect Y-type power cable to this Bridge board and PC Power Supply
Step 2. Connect SATA port to SATA host.

Jumper settings:

1. “JP2” jumper is for RESET signal connection between chipset & CF socket (Pin 41).
2. “JP1” jumper is for 3.3 V or 5 V power source selection for CF memory card

Pin 1 - Pin 2 close --> 3.3 V Power
Pin 2 - Pin 3 close ---> 5 V Power

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