Low-power SATA II physical layer IC operates from 1-V supply

A dual serial ATA (SATA) II physical layer (PHY) chip from TaraCom Integrated Products Inc. offers jitter tolerance that exceeds the SATA specification of 3-Gbits/s. The TRC3002 is claimed to be the industry’s first SATA PHY that operates from a 1-V supply, consuming just 70 mW per channel in Gen I mode and 100 mW per channel in Gen II mode.