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SIIG Releases First SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to eSATA 3Gb/s Adapter

(Fremont, California; February 23, 2010) SIIG, the market leader in I/O connectivity products (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire®, USB, and legacy I/O adapters), is proud to announce yet another SuperSpeed USB 3.0 device: the release of the market’s first SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to eSATA 3Gb/s Adapter (SIIG Part# JU-SA0412-S1).

The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to eSATA 3Gb/s Adapter allows users to easily connect eSATA-enabled disk drives to their notebook or desktop computer’s SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports.  SIIG’s SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to eSATA 3Gb/s Adapter also supports hot-swap and plug–and-play capability.  Other features include: the support of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5Gb/s, backwards compatibility with legacy-enabled USB ports and previous versions of eSATA disk drives (1.5Gb/s), and compliancy with Serial ATA Specification Revision 2.6.   

USB 3.0 brings significant power and performance enhancements to the legacy USB standard, while remaining compatible with the many USB enabled devices currently in the marketplace. USB 3.0 delivers up to 10x the data transfer rate of Hi-Speed USB 2.0, as well as improved power efficiency.  USB 3.0 keeps pace with the newest devices and media formats requiring higher bandwidth to maintain optimal performance.  

Look for more SuperSpeed USB 3.0 products coming soon from SIIG.

Company Profile

Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire®, USB, and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive portfolio. All centered around the distribution and switching of A/V signals over CAT5/6, these products include matrix switches, distribution amplifiers, extenders, converters, splitters, cabling, and more.

SIIG is the premier one-stop source of upgrades and is committed to providing high quality products while keeping economical and competitive prices. High quality control standards are evident by one of the lowest defective return rates in the industry. Our products offer comprehensive user manuals, user-friendly features, and most products are backed by a lifetime warranty.

SIIG products can be found in many computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, and e-commerce sites in the Americas, as well as through major distributors, system integrators, and VARs.