Storage Hot Swap Automation Test

The hot swap automation test tools 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

  • 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


Please access Quarch web page for more detailed product information.