MSS offers the most cost-effective, ruggedized solution for converting a Fibre Channel interface to SATA in a standard 3.5” Form Factor

MSS Andes Series extends the life of legacy systems utilizing Fibre Channel interfaces with its drop-in replacement conversion sled.

The conversion sled mimics a 3.5” Fibre Channel HD or SSD by integrating a standard, commercially-available 2.5” SATA HD or SSD into a 3.5” standard form factor package and meets AS9100 configuration control standards.

*Configurable to match replaced 3.5'' drive ± .02 lbs (±10g)

Supported Drive Type (Internal) 2.5” SATA-II Solid State Drive (SSD) or Rotating Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Interface Front End Dual Port, Fibre Channel 4, 2, and 1 Gb/s Full Duplex Operation, L/N Port, Private/Public Loop Support, Class 3, Hard and Soft Addressing
Interface Backend One SATA Port with Auto-Speed Negotiation, 3 and 1.5Gb/s, SATA-II Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Features Embedded CPU (~175 MIPs), Variable Size Sectors, SFF-8045, 128 Command SCSI Queue Space, Third Party Data Verification (Write and Verify)
Diagnostics Serial Console Debugger Interface

Transfer Rate 1, 2, or 4Gb/s Fibre Channel
Capacity Any Commercially available 2.5'' SATA-II Capacity
Parameter Min Typical Max Unit
Voltage Input 4.75/330 5.00/480 5.25/650 VDC/MA
Voltage Input 11.40/2 12.00/2.1 12.60/2.3 VDC/MA

Temperature (°C) Operating Commercial DO-160 MIL-STD-810
0 to +55 -15 to +70 -40 to +85
Non-Operating -45 to +90
Shock (Gs) RTCA/DO-160 50G @11ms (SSD)
MIL-STD-810 50G @11ms (SSD)
Humidity 5% to 95% Non-Condensing
Attitude -1,000 to 80,000

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