The µPD720201 is a USB host controller LSI compatible with the USB 3.0 and xHCI (eXtensible Host Controller Interface) 1.0 specifications. The system bus is compatible with the PCIe Gen2 specification. The controller provides four USB ports with LS (Low-Speed) / FS (Full-Speed) / HS (High-Speed) / SS (SuperSpeed) support.

The µPD720201 comes in a 68-pin QFN package and has the following improvements over previous products.

  • Reduced power consumption in low-power mode to 4.5mW, a reduction of 90% compared with Renesas Electronics' existing products
  • Improvements to the data transfer processing circuit provide an increase in the effective data write speed of more than 40% from existing products
  • Firmware download function eliminates the need for external serial flash ROM


  • System I/F: PCIe Gen2 x 1 Lane
  • USB ports: 4 ports (SS/HS/FS/LS)
  • Comply spec to: PCIe 2.0 Base Spec
    • USB 3.0 rev1.0 (USB-IF certified: Test ID = 380000050)
    • Intel xHCI rev 1.0
  • VDD: 1.05V, 3.3V
  • Clock: 24MHz Xtal clock input
  • Package: 68-pin QFN (8mm x 8mm, 0.4mm ball pitch)
  • Ta: 0~85 °C (μPD720201K8-701-BAC-A)
    Ta:-40~85 °C (μPD720201K8-711-BAC-A)


  • Desktop and laptop computers, tablet, server
  • PCI Express Card / Express Card
  • Digital TV, set-top box, BD player/recorder
  • Media player, digital audio systems
  • Projector, multi-function printer
  • Storage, router, NAS, etc

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Part Number Part Status Pkg. Type Carrier Type Buy Sample


Title language Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
star uPD720201/uPD720202 Data Sheet Datasheet PDF 1.73 MB
User Guides & Manuals
uPD720201/uPD720202 User's Manual: Hardware Manual - Hardware PDF 3.09 MB
USB 3.0 Host Controller uPD720201/uPD720202 Pamphlet Flyer PDF 485 KB


Title language Type Format File Size Date
ET-D720201-0014(PCIe Add-In Card) Design Kit Library ZIP 7.00 MB