Improve reliability for your datacenter and storage subsystems with the LSI SAS2x24 SAS Expander. Designed for medium and large storage environments, it connects multiple targets and initiators through a switched device for scalability and fault-tolerant path redundancy. Support for 6Gb/s SAS and SATA interfaces ensures top performance while robust architecture protects data.

  • Enable higher enclosure capacities through 24 PHY edge expansion
  • Ensure ample enclosure bandwidth through integrated RAM and an ARM926 processor

Storage Enclosure Processor (SEP) ARM926 @ 150MHz
Instructions
Internal Memory 512KB
SAS Ports 24
Wide Port Support Yes
SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking ) Yes
Port Mirroring Yes
Direct, Table, & Subtractive Routing Methods Yes
Route Table Entries 1024
PHY-Based Zoning, T-10 Zoning Yes
T-10 Optical Support
A/D Converter
External Memory Interfaces 8- and 16-bit Flash / SRAM / NVSRAM
Security Features TRNG, hash generator
Pulse Width Modulator
DDR Interface
8-bit SEP interface External option
I2C Interfaces 4
SGPIO Interfaces 1 x SFF-8485
Ethernet Interface 1
Ethernet Management Ports 1 x 10/100
USB 2.0 Interfaces
UART Interfaces 2
LED 3 pins per PHY
GPIO 11 pins
Package 780 FPBGA (29mm x 29mm)
Data Transfer Rates SAS: 6.0/3.0 Gb/s
SATA: 6.0/3.0/1.5 Gb/s
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