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mSATA Drive (VL-MPEs-F1)

mSATA Drive  (VL-MPEs-F1)mSATA Module Up to 32 GB

mSATA Module Up to 32 GB

mSATA flash memory drive. Up to 32 GB of Non-volitile storage. Industrial temperature.


  • Mini PCIe Module Format
    Small and flexible.
  • Flash Memory
    Non-volatile storage up to 32 GB.
  • Industrial Temperature Operation
    -40 to +85C operation for harsh environments.
  • MIL-STD-202G
    Qualified for high shock/vibration environments.

Software Expertise: Reference & Software Expertise

OS Compatibility: Win 10 Windows/Win 8/Win 7/Win XP, Windows Embedded Win Std 7/Win XPe/Win CE, Linux, Wind River, QNX, DOS




The VL-MPEs-F1 is an extremely small and rugged mSATA module based on the industry-standard Mini PCIe module format. Unlike typical I/O expansion boards, Mini PCIe allows additional I/O functions to be added to a system with almost no increase in overall system/package size. Mini PCIe modules provide a simple, economical, and standardized way to add I/O functions to embedded computer products.


In a very small package, this board provides up to 32 GB of plug-in flash data storage for almost any embedded system.

This non-volatile memory drive provides high-capacity data storage. The drive has an intelligent internal controller which manages interface protocols, data storage, and retrieval. The wear leveling mechanism assures an equal usage of the Flash memory cells to maximize the longevity of the device. The hardware BCH-code ECC detects and corrects internal errors. The voltage detector and power-loss management features prevent data corruption after power-down.

This rugged product is designed and tested for full industrial temperature operation (-40 to +85C). It also meets MIL-STD-202G specifications for shock and vibration, making it at home in harsh environments.

This mSATA board is compatible with a variety of popular x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, and Linux.

The module utilizes SATA signaling and can be used in any system that supports SATA signaling at the Mini PCIe socket.

This 3rd party product has been selected and tested for compatibility with VersaLogic products, compliance with VersaLogic ruggedness requirements, and is backed by VersaLogics product warranty, world-class technical support, and 5-year lifecycle guarantee.

VersaLogic products are designed for use by OEMs working in a variety of market applications: Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Industrial, Security, Medical, Military, Robotics, and Transportation. Anywhere that the need for superb quality and high-performance embedded computing exists, applications include: automation, avionics, gateway, in-vehicle, monitoring, simulation, and vision.

VersaLogic delivers extremely reliable standard and customized embedded computers backed with unsurpassed service and the highest availability in the market. VersaLogic exists to exceed customers' product, service, support and delivery needs - whenever and wherever the need arises.


General Board Size Mini PCIe module (full size): 29.85 mm x 50.8 mm x 3.3 mm
Power Requirements 3.3V 5% @ 1.39W (supplied from the Mini PCIe socket)
Regulatory Compliance RoHS
Mini PCIe Signal Type SATA Rev 2.6 3 Gbit/s (1.5 Gbit/s compatible)
Environmental Operating Temperature -40 to +85C
Storage Temperature -40 to +85C
Altitude *
Operating To 15,000 ft. (4,570m)
Storage To 40,000 ft. (12,000m)
Cooling None (fanless)
Airflow Requirements None (free air)
Thermal Shock 5C/min. over operating temperature
Humidity Less than 90%, noncondensing
Sinusoidal Sweep
MIL-STD-202G, Method 204, Modified Condition A: 2g constant acceleration from 5 to 500 Hz, 20 min. per axis
Vibration, Random MIL-STD-202G, Method 214A, Condition A: 5.35g rms, 5 min. per axis
Mechanical Shock MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Condition G: 20g half-sine, 11 msec. duration per axis
Device I/O Rotating Drives/
Solid-State Drives
mSATA up to 32 GB. SLC NAND Flash. Hardware ECC. Wear leveling. SATA signaling. Bootable.
Burst Transfer Up to 300 MB/s
Sustained Write Up to 95 MB/s
Sustained Read Up to 120 MB/s
Software Operating Systems Compatible with most x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, and Linux
* Extended altitude specifications available upon request
MIL-STD-202G shock and vibe levels are used to illustrate the ruggedness of this product in general. Testing to higher levels and/or different types of shock or vibration methods can be accommodated per the specific requirements of the application. Contact a VersaLogic Sales Engineer for further information.
Specifications are subject to change without notification. PCI Express is a registered trademark of the PCI-SIG. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Software Support Packages

Operating System Compatibility

Win 10 - Meets Specifications
Win 8 - Tested & Compatible
Win 7 - Tested & Compatible
Win XP - Tested & Compatible
Win Std 7 - Tested & Compatible
Win XPe - Tested & Compatible
Win CE - Tested & Compatible
Debian - Tested & Compatible
Ubuntu - Tested & Compatible
Knoppix - Meets Specifications
VxWorks - Meets Specifications
Neutrino - Tested & Compatible
DOS - Tested & Compatible


Part Number Description Photo
VL-HDW-108Mini PCIe card / mSATA 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.5 mm standoffs, Metric thread, Nylon
VL-HDW-110Mini PCIe module 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.0 mm standoffs, Nylon

VersaLogic Mini PCIe Modules

Part Number Function Form Factor
VL-MPEe-A1E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (12-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-A2E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (16-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-E3E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-E4E Gigabit Ethernet Over Fiber Optic media (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-E5E Two Channel Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-FW1E 1394 Firewire Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-U2E RS-232/422/485 x4 + GPIO x12 Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-V5E VGA and LVDS Interface, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEs-S3E SATA Adapter, industrial temperature (SATA signaling)MSATA
VL-MPEu-G2E GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEu-G2E-Z GPS Receiver, no battery, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEu-G3E Precision GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEu-G3E-Z Precision GPS Receiver, no battery, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe

Ordering Information

Model Function Operating Temp. Digi-Key logo
VL-MPEs-F1E4 mSATA drive, 4 GB -40 to +85C
VL-MPEs-F1E16 mSATA drive, 16 GB -40 to +85C
VL-MPEs-F1E32 mSATA drive, 32 GB -40 to +85C

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SCHEDULE B:8471.60.7000