Delkin Blog

SLC SATA Basics

 

SLC SATA is one of the most reliable flash storage options available for industrial applications. This flash-based storage offers unbeatable capacity and data protection, even in rugged operating conditions. SLC SATA can also be customized to provide specific features, including encryption for applications in which data security is a priority. Although SATA was first introduced to the market for consumer applications, it has since been embraced by industrial users for its wide range of benefits. If you are considering SLC SATA for your industrial memory needs, this information will help you make a final decision.

 

What is SATA?

Serial ATA, or SATA, is the interface that has historically been used most often in both solid state drives, or SSDs, and hard disk drives, or HDDs. SATA devices connect to the motherboard of a system via a SATA port. Although some designs are moving away from SATA in favor of other interfaces for multi-terabyte drives, it remains an enormously popular system and is part of nearly every device that’s more than a few years old.

 

What makes SLC SATA different?

SLC flash makes SATA as reliable as possible. SLC, or single-level cell, is a type of NAND flash memory in which each cell holds one bit of data. It is prized by many industrial application designers because storing a single bit of data on each cell offers the best data protection possible. It reduces the risk of data loss caused by power issues or operation errors due to cross-cell noise.

 

SLC SATA also works in rugged operating conditions that could cause errors with other storage formats. This type of storage can remain operational in extended temperature ranges of -40 degrees C up to 85 degrees C and in conditions in which vibration and shock may be intense.

 

At Delkin, our SATA solutions are fully customizable for use with any application in which mission-critical data will be stored and processed. Our SLC SATA also comes with a controlled BOM, so you don’t have to worry about unexpected parts changes. Contact our product team today for more information.

Contact

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Related Posts

Delkin Utility Products
Commonly Asked Questions about Flash Storage Device Options

  Flash storage devices are enormously popular across consumer, commercial, and industrial markets. Chances are...

Get the Facts about mSATA 256GB

  Are you considering an mSATA SSD for your device? mSATA refers to mini-SATA, which...

Understanding the Price of Data Failure

  Data security is a significant concern for anyone who uses anything from a smartphone...

Industrial Flash Storage in Flight Data Recorders

Flight data recorders are a key component of aviation safety. Information gleaned from flight...

Technical Success Story: Locked BOM Maximizes Performance and Speed

  A locked BOM, or bill of materials, is one of the key advantages to...

Taking a Closer Look at Data Reliability Testing

  When it comes to flash memory, reliability is key. This is especially true for...

Power Fail
What Is Intelligent Power Management?

  Power management is a critical issue for industrial applications and embedded storage for many...

Industrial CompactFlash
Spotlight on CF Industrial Cards

  CompactFlash, or CF, cards are one of the most popular and well known choices...

Infotainment in Car
What Is an Embedded Module?

  Within computer units, there are smaller systems that are designed to perform a single...

Delkin CFexpress
Taking a Closer Look at CFexpress Cards

  Are you looking for a high-speed, removable storage solution with enough capacity for even...