CE-ATA

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Consumer Electronics ATA (CE-ATA) is an interface standard for the connection of storage devices and hosts in consumer electronic device such as mobile and handheld devices. One of the primary goals is to standardize connections for small form factor hard disk drives such as 1-inch Microdrives.

The standard is maintained by CE-ATA Workgroup.

History[edit]

The CE-ATA Specification was developed in 2005.

Interface[edit]

MMC[edit]

CE-ATA is electrically and physically compatible with MMC specification. CE-ATA uses MMC connector on host devices and matching flex cable or circuit connection on CE-ATA hard disk drives.

Pin Assignment[edit]

Pin # Signal - x4 Data Lines Signal - x8 Data Lines
1 Vss Vss
2 DAT2 DAT2
3 DAT3 DAT3
4 Supply Voltage Vss
5 CMD DAT4
6 Interface Voltage DAT5
7 CLK Supply Voltage
8 Vss CMD
9 DAT0 Interface Voltage
10 DAT1 CLK
11 Vss Vss
12 Reserved DAT6
13 (Not Used) DAT7
14 (Not Used) Vss
15 (Not Used) DAT0
16 (Not Used) DAT1
17 (Not Used) Vss
18 (Not Used) Reserved

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