The LSI SASx12 Expander provides expansion capability for external storage and server backplane environments. It delivers 3Gb/s performance, SAS and SATA disk drive connectivity, scalability, and flexibility.

  • Enable higher enclosure capacities through 12 PHY edge expansion
  • Provide high device throughput with SAS and SATA support up to 3Gb/s, including wide port support
  • Ensure ample enclosure bandwidth through integrated RAM and integrated processing
  • Storage Enclosure Processor (SEP) No
    Instructions
    Internal Memory
    SAS Ports 12
    DataBolt Bandwidth Optimizer (EDFB)
    Wide Port Support Yes
    SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking )
    Port Mirroring
    Direct, Table, & Subtractive Routing Methods Yes
    Route Table Entries 144
    PHY-Based Zoning, T-10 Zoning
    T-10 Optical Support
    A/D Converter
    External Memory Interfaces
    Security Features
    Pulse Width Modulator
    DDR Interface
    8-bit SEP interface
    I2C Interfaces Yes
    SGPIO Interfaces
    Ethernet Interface
    Ethernet Management Ports
    USB 2.0 Interfaces
    UART Interfaces Yes
    LED 4 GPIO’s per Phy
    GPIO
    Package 472 EPBGA 27 mm x 27 mm
    Data Transfer Rates SAS: 3.0/1.5 Gb/s SATA: 1.5 Gb/s
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