Quarch - USB, SAS/SATA, PCIe Hot Plug Automation Test Tool


Quarch Technology Ltd. is a leading supplier of test solutions to the data storage industry. Customers include four of the largest Tier 1 storage vendors and the world's largest supplier of OEM storage Systems.

 

Its unique systems can reduce the the test duration for a development project by 30%, increase product quality and significantly cut capital costs.

 

Proven benefits include:

 

Greatly reducing the time for verification, qualification and acceptance tests

Cutting capital costs by reducing the quantity of test hardware needed

Reducing the human cost and human error from the test cycle

Reducing field failures by allowing more in-depth testing

With its proven technology and understanding of the storage industry, Quarch systems are rapidly becoming an essential part of any comprehensive test plan.

 

The hot swap automation test system and related test kits from Quarch can be used to test the following protocols -

  • Hot Swap of all kinds of HDD/SDDs, including the following
  • 12G SAS SSD/HDD
  • 6G SAS/SATA HDD/SSD
  • PCIe Gen 3 x16 expansion card
  • PCIe SFF 8638 SSD
  • SBB 2.x compliant controller blade
  • USB 3.0

 

Cable Pull of all kinds of interface for cable hot plug, like

  • 12G SAS (mini-sas-hd interface)
  • 6G SAS/SATA (mini-sas)
  • e-SATA
  • USB 3.0
  • QSFP+ interface
  • Ethernet interface, 10/100/1000 Bate-T and 1G Base-T links

 

Physical Layer Switch (Mux) used to swtich the high speed differential signals between initiator (host) and target (device)  - THIS IS NOT THE PACKET SWITCH.

  • 12 port 12G SAS switch, compatible to 6G SAS/SATA signal switching
  • 8 port 6G SATA switch
  • 8 port USB 3.0 switch
  • 8 port Display port 1.2 switch 

User Manual

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Torridon System User Manual.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.5 MB
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TestMonkey 2 User Manual v1.4.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.9 MB
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Torridon Comms Manual v1.2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 934.8 KB

Datasheet

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Torridon System Capabilities Overview.pd
Adobe Acrobat Document 40.1 KB
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Design Considerations for Hot Swap.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 394.2 KB
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Torridon Drive Modules Selector.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 39.5 KB
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QTL1069 - SBB 2.0 Control Module.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 312.5 KB
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QTL1079 - 28 Port Array Controller Data
Adobe Acrobat Document 226.5 KB
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QTL1177 - High Speed Drive Control Modul
Adobe Acrobat Document 336.2 KB
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QTL1215 - Lite Drive Control Module Data
Adobe Acrobat Document 340.4 KB
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QTL1253 - Mini SAS Cable Pull Module Dat
Adobe Acrobat Document 290.8 KB
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QTL1271 - Ethernet Cable Pull Module Dat
Adobe Acrobat Document 550.1 KB
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QTL1309 - USB 3.0 Cable Pull Module Data
Adobe Acrobat Document 325.1 KB
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QTL1366 - QSFP Cable Pull Module Data Sh
Adobe Acrobat Document 131.9 KB
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QTL1383 - eSATA Cable Pull Module Data S
Adobe Acrobat Document 163.6 KB
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QTL1390 - SATA Multiplexer Module Data S
Adobe Acrobat Document 180.7 KB
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QTL1455 - Power Margining Module.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 259.8 KB
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QTL1461 - 4 Port Array Controller Data S
Adobe Acrobat Document 239.2 KB
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QTL1521 - Mini SAS HD Cable Pull Module
Adobe Acrobat Document 147.5 KB
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QTL1530 - DisplayPort Physical Layer Swi
Adobe Acrobat Document 341.6 KB
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QTL1564- Mini SAS HD Physical Layer Swit
Adobe Acrobat Document 246.2 KB
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QTL1443- USB Multiplexer Module Data She
Adobe Acrobat Document 734.8 KB
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QTL1584 ExpressCard 2.0 Multiplexer Modu
Adobe Acrobat Document 543.5 KB
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QTL1623 - HS Lite Drive Control Module D
Adobe Acrobat Document 258.3 KB
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QTL1630 - PCIe x16 Card Module Data Shee
Adobe Acrobat Document 183.1 KB
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QTL1663 - Quad QSFP Cable Pull Module Da
Adobe Acrobat Document 174.8 KB
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QTL1689 - 12G HS Drive Control Module Da
Adobe Acrobat Document 223.0 KB
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QTL1743 - PCIe SFF Drive Control Module
Adobe Acrobat Document 223.5 KB
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QTL1753 - Lite Drive Control Module Data
Adobe Acrobat Document 222.8 KB

Quarch software

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Test Monkey 2
Latest TestMonkey 2.zip
Compressed Archive in ZIP Format 6.7 MB
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Quarch Torridon USB Driver
Quarch_Torridon_Driver.zip
Compressed Archive in ZIP Format 25.9 MB
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Torridon Terminal v1.2
Torridon Terminal v1.2.exe
exe File 222.8 KB