U2-ATAPIS50 is a ATAPI to USB Bridge Board for converting standard ATAPI (fine-pitch 50-pin connector) slim ODD (Optical Disk Drive) into USB slim ODD. It’s fully compatible with all kinds of slim ODDs, like CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW and DVD-RW drives.

Technical Specifications
  • USB Interface:
    • USB bus transfer rate: high speed (480 Mbit) or full speed (12 Mbit)
    • USB 2.0 interface:  
      • USB B-type connector (U2-ATAPIS50-E, U2-ATAPIS50-ES)
      • Header 5-pin (U2-ATAPIS50-I, U2-ATAPIS50-IS)
    • USB Bus-powered or Self-powered mode operation:
      • USB bus-powered: (U2-ATAPIS50-E, U2-ATAPIS50-I)
      • USB self-powered: (U2-ATAPIS50-ES, U2-ATAPIS50-IS)
  • IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Interface:
    • Fine-pitch 50-pin connector for slim CD/DVD drive.
  • AT Attachment with Packet Interface Extension (ATA/ATAPI-7) Compliant:
    • ATA/ATAPI PIO mode data transfer.
    • ATA/ATAPI UDMA data transfer rates of 16.7, 25, 33, 44, 66, 100, 133, and 150 MB/s.
    • ATA/ATAPI PACKET Command feature set which supports INF-8090i packet commands.
    • Tagged command queuing (maximum 32 entries).
    • ATA/ATAPI-7 streaming feature set.
    • ATA/ATAPI-7 Force Unit Access commands.
    • ATA/ATAPI 48-bit Address feature set.
  • Power Connector:
    • FDD (Floppy Disk Drive) like mini 4-pin power connector for U2-ATAPIS50-ES/U2-ATAPIS50-IS
  • CD Audio connectors:
    • One 4-pin 2.54 pitch CD Audio connector.
    • One 4-pin 2.0 pitch CD Audio connector.
Available Models


USB B-type
Header 5-pin






  • Converting standard ATAPI (fine-pitch 50-pin connector) slim ODD (Optical Disk Drive) into USB slim ODD.

Physical Dimensions
  • With the same height as Slim ODD
  • 10.15cm x 1.27cm (4" x 0.49")
  • Direct Connect Vertical type

Kit includes
  • U2-ATAPIS50
  • With three screws for mounting
  • User's Manual
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