FWB-IDE01A-WP is a FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) to IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Bridge
Board featuring INITIO inic-2430L, FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) to IDE (ATA/ATAPI)
Bridge Controller and Texas Instrument's new IEEE 1394b 800Mbps PHY (TSB81BA3)
FWB-IDE01A-WP is ideally suited for tailgating interfaces such as removable-media
drives CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, tape drive, and hard disk
drive. It allows IDE drives (Master and Slave) to be connected to FireWire
800 (IEEE 1394b) serial bus in a plug-and-play fashion. Both ATA and ATAPI
devices are supported using the same firmware.
FWB-IDE01A-WP allows users to easily hot-swap IDE drive without interrupting
the current operation.
FWB-IDE01A-WP provides the perfect solution for data backup and transferring
of data between computers using IDE (ATA/ATAPI) devices.