Parade Technologies Expands USB Hub Line

By Matt Williams -

Parade Technologies expands USB Hub product line with enhanced security features. New PS5510 4-Port SuperSpeed+ Hub features 10Gbps support for USB-C and legacy (Type-A) connections plus hardware security features.

Parade Technologies, Ltd a leading high-speed interface, video display, and touch controller IC supplier, today announced a new offering in its high-speed connectivity product category. The PS5510 which is an updated version of the FL5500 USB hub controller featuring ultra-low power operation and hardware-accelerated secure firmware updates.

PS5510 is compliant with the USB 3.2 Specification and offers 5 SuperSpeed+ ports (1 up/4 down), each capable of providing 10Gbps data connectivity. The upstream port and 2 downstream ports support the features required for USB-C connections while all of the ports may be used for legacy USB Type-A connections. One additional USB 2.0-only port is provided for an additional hard-wired device, often needed in the target applications.

With its ultra-low power operation and on-chip RSA/SHA-256 hardware to support secure in-field firmware upgrades, PS5510 is ideal for port expansion on USB4 and ThunderboltTM docking solutions as well as monitors and mini-docks/dongles. The on-chip MPU provides ample firmware space to handle whatever the application demands. Hardware support for embedded devices (HID, Billboard, etc) and both GPIO and standard interfaces(SPI, I2C) ensure both flexibility and performance.

“Parade continues to show our dedication to supporting our customers with connectivity solutions that provide the right mix of features and performance,” said Jimmy Chiu, Executive VP of Marketing at Parade Technologies. “By offering the PS5510 we are responding to the needs of our customers for a flexible and cost-effective hub with the latest features and proven compatibility.”

Availability and Pricing

The PS5510 is offered in a 10x10mm QFN package. Samples are available now. Also available is the PS5510V for automotive applications as well as the pin-compatible PS5507(V), which offers the same features but without 10Gb/s support (max 5Gb/s).

For more information on availability and pricing, email Macnica.

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