Technical Specs of the TetherBoost Core Controller

Posted by: on Feb 10, 2015

Technical Specs of the TetherBoost Core Controller

tetherboost core controller

TetherBoost™ USB 3.0 Core Controller is designed to boost and regulate power from a DSLR camera and/or Digital Back.  TetherBoost provides enough consistent power to maintain a stable, reliable connection when a camera is connected to a computer via USB cables. Below are technical specifications on how we achieve this:

  • TetherBoost is a highly-compatible, high performance USB 3.0 controller
  • Contains a USB 3.0 Super Speed transmitter/receiver physical layer (PHY) and a USB 2.0 High-Speed PHY
  • Supports Super Speed, Hi-Speed, and Full-Speed USB connections and is fully backward compatible to all USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 hosts
  • Implements multiple transaction translator (TT) architecture which provides dedicated data to each downstream port, guaranteeing full speed data at each port
  • Compliant with USB Specification Revision 3.0
  • Compliant with USB Battery Charging Revision v1.2
  • On-chip 8-bit micro-processor
  • Multi Transaction Translator (TT) architecture
  • Integrated USB transceiver
  • Smart power management
  • Supports fast charging function, allowing portable devices to draw up to 1.5A