Cactus Technologies, Ltd. Launches 220S Series Industrial MLC mSATA

Cactus Technologies, Ltd. today announced the launch of the new Industrial MLC mSATA form factor in our 220S Series product line. This mSATA is based on MLC NAND and designed to industry standard JEDEC MO-300B and SATA-IO group’s specifications.

Support for ATA generation I and II transfer rates of 1.5 and 3.0 Gbps ensures high performance transfers. This MLC mSATA is available in capacities from 4GB to 128GB to meet a wide range of OEM requirements.

Steve Larrivee, VP Sales & Marketing of Cactus Technologies Ltd. commented, “The 220S Series mSATA, based on MLC NAND, offers OEMs a lower cost product when Industrial Grade is deemed overkill for their application. It is highly reliable for applications with mostly read requirements.”

The Cactus Technologies 220S Industrial MLC mSATA offers the following features:

Industry Standard mSATA (JEDEC MO-300B) form factor
Adheres to SATA-IO group’s specifications
Supports 1.5 & 3.0 Gbps transfer rates
4GB to 128GB Capacities
Fixed Bill-Of-Material Control
>100K Endurance Cycles per block
Altitude spec of 100,000 feet
Powerful Industrial ECC and Defect Management
200K Hour Mean Time Between Failure
3000G Shock; 20G Vibration
Based on MLC (Multi Level Cell) NAND Memory
Joseph Chang, Vice President of Engineering, added, "With sustained transfer rates up to 240MB/sec for reads and 75MB/sec writes, the 220S mSATA is a great fit for OEMs with Commercial applications.”

1 MByte = 1 million bytes; 1 GByte = 1 billion bytes; 1Gbit = 1 billion bits.