Status: In Production
The USB2228 is a 4th generation USB 2.0 Flash Card Media that provides the interface between a USB Host Controller and Flash Media Cards.
The USB2228 features xD-Picture Card™ format support for licensees of that format.
The USB2228 provides a single chip solution for the most popular flash memory cards in the market.
The device consists of a USB 2.0 device PHY and SIE, buffers, Fast 8051 microprocessor with expanded scratchpad, and program SRAM, and CF, MS, SM and SD controllers. The device can support up to 4 slot operation.
Provision for external Flash Memory up to 64K bytes for program storage is provided.
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Format Support - complete system solution for interfacing leading flash media formats to USB bus:
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