Realtek Launches World's First USB 2.0 All-in-One Card Reader Controller with Integrated 5V/3.3V Regulator and Power MOSFET


Hsinchu, Taiwan – August 30, 2005 – Realtek Semiconductor Corp. today announced that it has successfully developed the world's first USB 2.0 all-in-one (CF/SM/SD/MMC/MS/xD/MD) card reader controller with integrated 5V/3.3V regulator and power MOSFET. The new RTS5111 chip enables a substantial reduction in system costs and provides a highly economic and competitive solution for card reader manufacturers.

The Realtek RTS5111 complies with the latest standards for various memory cards, including CompactFlash™ 3.0, Secure Digital™ 1.1 (highest SD Clock: 50 MHz), MultiMediaCard™ 4.1 (highest speed: 8-bit/52 MHz), and those of giant suppliers, such as the Sandisk ExtremeIII series, Samsung MultiMediaCard™ 4.1, etc. With high read/write speed and integration of power components, the RTS5111 provides maximum competitiveness for customers and delivers outstanding convenience and satisfaction to end users. Speed performance of RTS5111-equipped devices is as follows:

  • Read/write speed of RTS5111-equipped Secure Digital™: 20MB/16MB
  • Read/write speed of RTS5111-equipped MultiMediaCard™ 4.1: 20MB/16MB
  • Read/write speed of RTS5111-equipped Memory Stick Pro™: 16MB/15MB
  • Read/write speed of RTS5111-equipped Compact Flash™: 17MB/14MB

The Realtek RTS5111 has obtained Microsoft WHQL XP certification and is USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) compliant. In addition, the RTS5111 has passed tests on Sony Memory Stick™ and xD-Picture™, assuring broad compatibility across a range of cards.

The RTS5111 supports all the memory cards that the Realtek RTS5101 series supports. With technological cooperation with world-renowned leading companies, Realtek has made it possible for the RTS5111 to provide support for the latest highly advanced memory cards.  The RTS5111 has been awarded with design-wins from large international manufacturers/suppliers of stand-alone card readers and notebook/desktop computer systems.

For more information on the Realtek RTS5111, contact us at tel: +886-3-578-0211, fax: +886-3-577-6047, e-mail: 该 Email 地址已受到反垃圾邮件插件保护。要显示它需要在浏览器中启用 JavaScript。, web: