Realtek Launches USB 2.0 Flash Drive Controller with Integrated 5V/3.3V Regulator


Hsinchu, Taiwan – August 31, 2005 – Realtek Semiconductor Corp. today launched a high-performance solution for dual-channel and MLC (Multi-Level Cell) Flash memory devices, the RTS5113, a USB 2.0 Flash drive controller. This new chip integrates a 5V/3.3V regulator, greatly helping to lower manufacturing costs of Flash storage devices.

The Realtek RTS5113 supports popular Flash memory cards, including the latest state-of-the-art Flash products from world-renowned leading suppliers such as Samsung, Toshiba, Hynix, Micron, Renesas, and STMicroelectronics. Outperforming its rivals and offering an unsurpassed read/write speed (26MB/16MB), the RTS5113 provides an excellent solution for high-performance, high-density memory cards, delivering superb convenience and satisfaction to end users.

Packaged in a 48-pin LQFP, the RTS5113 features a high performance/cost ratio. The chip has obtained Microsoft WHQL XP certification and is USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) compliant. Several large international Flash manufacturers/suppliers have designed-in the RTS5113.

For more information on the Realtek RTS5113, contact us at tel: +886-3-578-0211, fax: +886-3-577-6047, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., web: