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Parallel ATA to Serial ATA Converter

Mac / PC
The SeriTek/1SC1 is a Parallel ATA (PATA) to Serial ATA (SATA) converter. It allows you to utilize new SATA interface technologies with your current PATA drives. The SeriTek/1SC1 is especially engineered for tight-fitting Macintosh cases, and works with PC's too.
  • Designed to be 100% compatible with Macintosh computers
  • Dual-use capable; works with PC's as well
  • Serial ATA (SATA) 1.0 compliant
  • 48-bit LBA support for drive sizes larger than 137GB
  • Supports UltraATA/UDMA 66/100/133 hard drives and most ATAPI Drives (ATAPI drives work with the SeriTek line of host adapters only)
  • Macintosh and PC Plug and Play, no special drivers required
  • Product Specifications:

    FirmTek Part Number

    • FT-ST1SC1

    Transfer Rate

    • Up to 1.5Gbps or 150MB/s


    • Standard female IDE 40-pin connector for connection to Parallel ATA or ATAPI drive
    • Standard 7-pin Serial ATA data connector for connection to SeriTek or other host adapters

    System Requirements

    • One Parallel ATA or ATAPI drive with standard IDE connector
    • One available Serial ATA port on SeriTek or other Serial ATA host adapter
    • Macintosh Operation System: Mac OS 8.XX, 9.XX, OS X version 10.2 to 10.5.8
    • PC Operation System: DOS, Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003, or Linux/FreeBSD
    Manufacturer provided specifications for Firmtek p/n FT-ST1SC1


    • SeriTek SATA to PATA Converter
    • One Serial ATA Data Interface Cable, 60cm Length
    • One power adapter/cable; powers both the SeriTek/1SC1 converter and the Parallel ATA/ATAPI device from just one system power port
    • Installation guide
    FirmTek SeriTek/1SC1 Parallel ATA to Serial ATA Converter Mfr P/N: FT-ST1SC1 OWC SKU: FTKSATA1SC1 For IDE or ATA 40 Pin Hard Drives to SATA (Serial ATA). Use drives from your G4 inside your G5 (not for the Mac Pro)! Firmtek 1 Year Limited Warranty
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