CF to IDE User's Manual
Description :
Compact-Flash (CF) card is an electronic solid-state-disk(SSD) with IDE interface. It is a small card with mass
space. We have developed CF to IDE converter for your convenience. You can read CF card on IDE port.
CF card is low cost. It is widely used in notebook, PDA, portable instrument, or other industrial device. In
electronic factory, people use CF card as hard-disk driver (HDD) to store test program because frequent
powering on/off damages mechanical HDD.
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In accordance with CF Spec V2 and IDE/ATA-33 spec.
Standard IDE Interface: true-IDE mode, support DMA-33 transfer mode.
Support CF-I and CF-II: also support IBM MicroDrive with CF-II interface.
DE 40pin/2.54mm or 44pin/2.0mm female or male connector. Plug card into IDE socket directly or
connect to motherboard by a cable.
CF socket mounted flexible. Different CF socket can be mounted, single/double side selectable for
double side type.
Master/Slave jumper. CF card on each side can be configured as Master or Slave.
Use CF as DOM. Supply auto select from IDE 40pin-20 or FDD power connector, or from IDE when use
IDE 44pin.
Master / Slave Jumper settings :
Jumper usually has a small white triangle beside pin – 1, or has a “1” beside pin – 1. Each jumper has a cap.
For double-side type (Jumper has 3 pins)
front/back
Cap on Pin 1-2
Cap on Pin 2-3
Master / Slave
Slave / Master
For single-side type (Jumper has 2 pins)
CF mode
Close
Open
Master
Slave
Product model list :
Model
IDE
pins
Gender
Number of
CF slots
Jumper PINs
Vcc from
pin20
DMA
support
Iron
track
LEDs
CF-IDE40V.A1
40
Male/Female
2
3
Yes
Yes
No
Active
CF-IDE40 VD1/2
40
Male
1
2
No
Yes
Yes
Active
CF-IDE44V.B1
44
Male/Female
1
2
No
Yes
No
Active
CF-IDE40V.E0
10
Female
2
3
Yes
Yes
No
Active/Power/Detect