Press Release Summary:
Providing up to 8 additional USB ports, PCM-2004 consists of USB 2.0-compliant Host controller board with integrated hub. Base model utilizes SMSC USB20H04 Hub controller to provide hub functionality with 4 USB ports. Utilizing NEC's uPD720101, PCM-2004-DX allows users to add 5 USB ports through PCI-104 interface. Also available, PCM-2004-Ultra offers 8 USB 2.0 ports. On-board pin headers drive link and activity LEDs, and PCI arbitration signals are jumper-selectable.
Original Press Release:
PCM-2004 USB Hub/Host Controller PCI-104 Module
AAEON announces the release of their latest addition to the PCI-104 product line. The PCM-2004 is a USB2.0 compliant Host controller board with an integrated hub, giving embedded and industrial designers up to 8 additional high-speed USB ports to meet today's demand for more and faster peripherals. Utilizing NEC's uPD720101, the PCM-2004 (DX version) allows you to add an additional 5 high speed USB ports to your system through the PCI-104 interface. If Hub functionality is all that is needed, the PCM-2004 base model, utilizing the SMSC USB20H04 Hub controller, gives you the advantage of a USB2.0 Hub built right into your system, providing connectivity for 4 high speed devices. Also available is an Ultra version, the PCM-2004-Ultra, offering a total of 8 USB2.0 ports. Pin headers are onboard to drive link and activity LEDs where you want them. A 4-pin power input header is provided if the module is not installed in a PCI-104 socket. PCI arbitration signals are all jumper selectable to ensure compatibility with your existing devices.
· PCM-2004 (with 4 ports): MSRP is $55 each
· PCM-2004-DX (with 5 ports): MSRP TBD
· PCM-2004-ULTRA (with 8 ports): MSRP TBD