VIA Labs VL811 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub Controller

VIA Labs introduced the VL811 4-port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub Controller. The VIA Labs VL811 features support for USB Battery Charging Spec. 1.2, Charging Downstream Port, transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, integrated in-house USB PHY, and adaptive equalization. The VL811 enables a single downstream port of a host computer or another hub to simultaneously interface with multiple USB devices. The chip is ideal for stand-alone hubs, USB Docking, integrated motherboard, and compound device applications.

VIA Labs VL811 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub Controller

VIA Labs VL811 Features

  • Compliant to USB 3.0 specification revision 1.0
  • Fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 hosts, hubs, and devices
  • Fully integrated single chip implementation
  • One up-stream supports Super-speed, high-speed and full-speed traffic
  • Four down-stream ports support simultaneous operation at Super-speed (5.0Gbps), High-Speed (480Mbps), Full-Speed (12Mbps), and Low-Speed (1.5Mbps)
  • Charging Downstream Port (CDP) for rapid-charging
  • In-house USB PHY employs advanced CMOS process for low power consumption
  • Supports USB 3.0 low power states
  • Supports full sideband signal functions inc. gang mode and LED status lights
  • Full software support for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003, 2000, ME and Mac OS 10X and various Linux kernels
  • Supports USB Battery Charging Spec. 1.2
  • Transfer rates of up to 5Gbps
  • Adaptive equalization

More info: VIA Labs