Serial Programming/Serial ATA

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IntroductionEdit

S-ATA or Serial ATA

Is a new technology to replace the P-ATA or parallel ATA.

It has the following advantages:

  • less power consumption 500 millivolts in P_ATA 5 volts.
  • easy to install, without seting master and slave.
  • good air movement replacing ribbon cable to guarantee good air flow.

HistoryEdit

Physical LayerEdit

RequirementsEdit

LimitationsEdit

HandshakingEdit

Serial ATA in the Real WorldEdit