Atheros

From WikiDevi
Jump to: navigation, search

For chipsets released after the merger with Qualcomm (such as chip names starting with QCA****) see Qualcomm Atheros. An older version of this page can be found here.

For additional supported WiFi operations, see Atheros WiFi Support. For chips working with HTC drivers, see Atheros-htc

[edit] Wireless chipsets

[edit] (a)bg

Chipset Chips used Interface PHY modes SuperA/G Reference designs First seen (FCC) Adapters ESystems pdf
AR5000 AR5210 (Crete) + AR5110 (Fez) PCI/CB a X2 mode CB13 2001-10-15 23 devices 14 devices here
AR5001A AR5211 (Oahu) + AR5111 (Sombrero) PCI/CB a X2 mode CB21 2002-08-20 2 devices 0 devices here
AR5001X AR5211 (Oahu) + AR5111 (Sombrero) + AR2111 PCI/CB ab X2 mode CB22AB [1] 2002-09-11 23 devices 1 devices here
AR5001G AR5212 (Venice) + AR5111 (Sombrero) + AR2111 PCI/CB bg yes CB22G [2] 2003-02-14 20 devices 11 devices
AR5001X+ AR5212 (Venice) + AR5111 (Sombrero) + AR2111 PCI/CB abg yes CB22AG [3], MB22AG [4] 2002-10-01 25 devices 2 devices
AR5002G AR5212 (Venice) + AR2112 PCI/CB bg yes CB31 2003-06-13 15 devices 3 devices here
AR5002X AR5212 (Venice) + AR5112 PCI/CB abg yes CB32 2003-08-06 19 devices 1 devices here
AR5004G AR5213 (Hainan) + AR2112 PCI/CB bg yes CB43, MB43 2003-10-03 27 devices 7 devices here
AR5004X AR5213 (Hainan) + AR5112 PCI/CB abg yes CB42 2003-08-25 35 devices 10 devices
AR5005G AR2413 (Griffin Lite) PCI/CB bg no CB51, MB51 2004-06-04 41 devices 21 devices here
AR5005GS AR2414 (Griffin) PCI/CB bg yes CB52?, MB52 2004-05-18 65 devices 18 devices here
AR5005UG AR5523 (Predator?) + AR2112 USB 2.0 bg yes UB51 2004-09-21 48 devices 1 devices here
AR5005UX AR5523 (Predator?) + AR5112 USB 2.0 abg yes UB52 2004-10-29 25 devices 0 devices here
AR5513 (Data Falcon) + AR2112 + AR2112 PCI/CB bg yes 2005-01-05 11 devices 4 devices
AR5005VL AR5513 (Data Falcon) + AR5112 + AR5112 PCI/CB abg yes here
AR5006EG AR2423 (Condor) PCIe bg no XB61 2005-10-26 4 devices 0 devices here
AR5006EGS AR2424 (Condor) PCIe bg yes 2006-02-21 1 devices 0 devices here
AR5006EX AR5423 (Condor) PCIe abg no 0 devices 0 devices here
AR5006EXS AR5424 (Condor) PCIe abg yes 2005-07-14 9 devices 0 devices here
AR5006G AR2415 (Talon) PCI/CB bg unk. 2005-11-04 1 devices 0 devices
AR5006X AR5413 (Eagle Lite) PCI/CB abg no 2005-06-10 14 devices 3 devices here
AR5006XS AR5414 (Eagle) PCI/CB abg yes CB62, MB62 2005-03-08 72 devices 7 devices here
AR5007G AR2417 (Nala) PCI/CB bg no CB55, MB55 2007-03-23 16 devices 3 devices here
AR5007EG AR2425 (Swan) PCIe bg no HB63, XB63 2006-08-07 16 devices 0 devices here
AR5007UG AR2524 (ZyDAS ZD1211B) USB 2.0 bg no 2005-02-07 80 devices 0 devices
AR5007UX AR5524 (ZyDAS ZD1211B) USB 2.0 abg no 2006-04-14 7 devices 0 devices
AR2427 (HT-less AR9285) PCIe bg no 2008-12-12 2 devices 0 devices

[edit] (a)bgn

Chipset Chips used Interface PHY modes MIMO config Reference designs First seen (FCC) Notes Adapters ESystems pdf
AR5008-2NG AR5416 (Owl) + AR2122 PCI/CB bgn 2x2:2 2006-04-03 draft-n 3 devices 6 devices here
AR5008-2NX AR5416 (Owl) + AR5122 PCI/CB abgn 2x2:2 draft-n 0 devices 0 devices here
AR5008-3NG AR5416 (Owl) + AR2133 PCI/CB bgn 3x3:2 CB71, MB71 2006-04-03 draft-n 34 devices 18 devices here
AR5008-3NX AR5416 (Owl) + AR5133 PCI/CB abgn 3x3:2 CB72, MB72 2006-11-06 draft-n 5 devices 8 devices here
AR5008E-2NG AR5418 (Owl) + AR2122 PCIe bgn 2x2:2 2006-10-20 draft-n 2 devices 0 devices here
AR5008E-2NX AR5418 (Owl) + AR5122 PCIe abgn 2x2:2 draft-n 0 devices 0 devices here
AR5008E-3NG AR5418 (Owl) + AR2133 PCIe bgn 3x3:2 XB72 2006-12-19 draft-n 1 devices 0 devices here
AR5008E-3NX AR5418 (Owl) + AR5133 PCIe abgn 3x3:2 2006-06-22 draft-n 7 devices 0 devices here
AR9001-2NX AR9160 (Sowl) + AR9104 PCI/CB abgn 2x2:2 2007-12-14 draft-n 0 devices 2 devices
AR9001-3NG AR9160 (Sowl) + AR9103 PCI/CB bgn 3x3:2 MB81 2008-05-13 draft-n 1 devices 9 devices here
AR9001-3NX AR9160 (Sowl) + AR9106 PCI/CB abgn 3x3:2 MB82 2008-03-02 draft-n 13 devices 12 devices here
AR9001U-NG AR9170 (Otus) + AR9101 USB 2.0 bgn 1x2:2 2008-04-23 draft-n 7 devices 0 devices here
AR9001U-2NG AR9170 (Otus) + AR9102 USB 2.0 bgn 2x2:2 UB81 2008-01-15 draft-n 14 devices 0 devices here
AR9001U-2NX AR9170 (Otus) + AR9104 USB 2.0 abgn 2x2:2 UB82 2008-01-11 draft-n 18 devices 0 devices here
AR9280 (Merlin) PCIe abgn 2x2:2 HB92, XB92 2008-03-17 rev 1 - draft-n; rev 2 - n; 8bit Spectral Scan
AR928* requires external LNA, PA, RF switch
19 devices 6 devices 1, 2
AR9281 (Merlin) PCIe bgn 1x2:2 HB91/XB91 2008-02-24 draft-n 8 devices 0 devices here
AR9283 (Merlin) PCIe bgn 2x2:2 HB93/XB93 2009-01-22 draft-n 6 devices 23 devices
AR9285 (Kite) PCIe bgn 1x1:1 HB95/XB95 2008-12-12 8bit Spectral Scan 33 devices 32 devices here
AR9287 (Kiwi) PCIe bgn 2x2:2 HB97/XB97 2009-08-14 8bit Spectral Scan 13 devices 23 devices here
AR9220 (Merlin) PCI/CB abgn 2x2:2 2008-11-12 AR9280 w/ PCI IF 22 devices 26 devices
AR9223 (Merlin) PCI/CB bgn 2x2:2 2008-11-12 AR9283 w/ PCI IF 20 devices 26 devices
AR9227 (Kiwi) PCI/CB bgn 2x2:2 2009-10-22 AR9287 w/ PCI IF 9 devices 7 devices
AR9002WB-1NGCD AR9285 (Kite) + [BT] AR3011 PCIe bgn 1x1:1 WB195 8bit Spectral Scan 9 devices here
AR9002WB-2NG AR9287 (Kiwi) + [BT] AR3011 PCIe bgn 2x2:2 WB197 8bit Spectral Scan 1 devices here
AR9271 USB 2.0 bgn 1x2:1 UB91, UB93, UB173 2009-07-27 47 devices 1 devices here
AR9002U-1NGB AR9271 + [BT] AR3011 USB 2.0 bgn 1x2:1 UB193 0 devices here
AR9002U-2NX AR7010 (Magpie ??) + AR9280 (Merlin) USB 2.0 abgn 2x2:2 UB94 + unk. pre-UB94 (Xbox adapters) 2009-09-14 8bit Spectral Scan 11 devices 1 devices here
AR9002U-2NG AR7010 (Magpie ??) + AR9287 (Kiwi) USB 2.0 bgn 2x2:2 UB95 2011-09-22 8bit Spectral Scan 4 devices 0 devices here
AR9380 (Osprey) PCIe abgn 3x3:3 HB112, XB112 2010-12-13 AR938* has internal LNA, PA, RF switch 13 devices 13 devices here
AR9381 (Osprey) PCIe bgn 3x3:3 2011-05-27 1 devices 9 devices here
AR9382 (Osprey) PCIe abgn 2x2:2 HB116 2010-09-23 11 devices 12 devices here
AR9390 (Osprey) PCIe abgn 3x3:3 XB114 2010-12-01 Support 4.9 GHz and 5/10MHz; 8bit Spectral Scan 10 devices 6 devices here
AR9392 (Osprey) PCIe abgn 2x2:2 HB118 Support 4.9 GHz and 5/10MHz; 8bit Spectral Scan 0 devices 0 devices here
AR9374 USB 2.0 abgn 2x2:2 UB134 2011-11-30 5 devices 1 devices here
AR9462 (Jupiter?) PCIe abgn 2x2:2 WB222 2012-02-03 integrated bluetooth 4.0; 8bit Spectral Scan; WoW 11 devices 0 devices here
AR9463 (Jupiter?) PCIe bgn 2x2:2 WB221, WB222-SB 2012-02-22 integrated bluetooth 4.0 2 devices 0 devices
AR9485 (Poseidon) PCIe bgn 1x1:1 HB125 2011-02-17 WoW 22 devices 0 devices
AR9004WB-1NG AR9485 (Poseidon) + [BT] AR3012 PCIe bgn 1x1:1 WB225, CUS198 WoW 11 devices here
AR9580 (Peacock) PCIe abgn 3x3:3 2012-06-06 4 devices 12 devices
AR9582 (Peacock) PCIe abgn 2x2:2 2012-06-11 2 devices 6 devices
AR9590 (Peacock) PCIe abgn 3x3:3 2012-11-21 7 devices 1 devices
AR9592 (Peacock) PCIe abgn 2x2:2 2013-05-27 2 devices 0 devices

[edit] mobile

[edit] AR6001G

  • AR6001G Single Chip - b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • SP11 denotes a SPI reference design for this chip
  • pdf

[edit] AR6001GL

  • AR6001GL Single Chip - b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • SD13 denotes a SDIO reference design for this chip
  • pdf

[edit] AR6001GZ

  • AR6001GZ Single Chip - b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • pdf

[edit] AR6001X

  • AR6001X Single Chip - a/b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • pdf

[edit] AR6001XL

  • AR6001XL Single Chip - a/b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • SD12 denotes the SD card reference design for this chip
  • pdf

[edit] AR6001XZ

  • AR6001XZ Single Chip - a/b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • pdf

[edit] AR6002

  • AR6002 Single Chip - a/b/g, SDIO + SPI + ...
  • SD20 and SD23 may denote SD reference designs for this chip
  • pdf

[edit] AR6003

  • AR6003 Single Chip - 1x1:1 a/b/g/n, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ...
  • SD31, SD32 appear to denote SDIO reference designs for this chip
  • WB31 denotes the AR6003 + AR3001 SDIO reference design
  • pdf

[edit] AR6004

  • AR6004 Single Chip 2x2:2 - a/b/g/n, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ... [5]
  • pdf

[edit] AR6005

  • AR6005 Single Chip, 1x1:1 - b/g/n, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ... [6]
  • pdf

[edit] AR6101G

  • AR6101G Single Chip - b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • pdf

[edit] AR6101X

  • AR6101X Single Chip - a/b/g, SDIO 1.1 + SPI + ...
  • pdf

[edit] AR6102

  • AR6102 Single Chip - b/g, ...
  • SD25 and SD27 appear to denote SDIO reference designs for this chip

[edit] AR6103

  • AR6103 Single Chip, 1x1:1 - b/g/n, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ...
  • pdf

[edit] AR6122

  • AR6122 Single Chip - b/g, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ...

[edit] AR6133

  • AR6133 Single Chip - b/g, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ... [7]

[edit] AR6302

  • AR6302 Single Chip, 1x1:1 - b/g/n, SDIO 2.0 + GSPI + ...

[edit] NOS

[edit] AR4100

  • AR4100 Single Chip, 1x1:1 - b/g/n, SIP [8]
  • pdf

[edit] SoC

Chipset Chip Radio chips Arch. Clock speed PHY modes MIMO config SuperA/G Reference designs First seen (FCC) Notes ESystems pdf
AR5001AP AR5311 AR5111 MIPS R4000 a n/a unk. AP21A [9] 2002-06-27 2 devices here
AR5002AP-G AR2312 AR2112 MIPS R4000 bg n/a unk. AP33 2003-11-21 18 devices here
AR5002AP-X AR2312 AR5112 MIPS R4000 abg n/a unk. 2004-03-01 1 devices here
AR5002AP-2X AR5312 AR2112 + AR5112 MIPS R4000 abg n/a yes AP31 (AR5112 omitted), AP32 2003-07-16 dual-band concurrent 43 devices here
AR2313 AR2112 MIPS 4Kc 180MHz bg n/a yes AP43 [10] 2003-11-21 20 devices
AR2313 AR5112 MIPS 4Kc 180MHz abg n/a unk AP48 (??) 2004-03-01 10 devices
AR5006AP-G AR2315 n/a MIPS 4KEc 180MHz bg n/a no AP51 [11] 2005-05-19 28 devices here
AR5006AP-GS AR2316 n/a MIPS 4KEc 180MHz bg n/a yes AP55 (??) 2005-03-29 28 devices here
AR5007AP-G AR2317 n/a MIPS 4KEc 180MHz bg n/a no AP61 [12] [13] 2006-03-08 37 devices here
AR2318 n/a MIPS 4KEc 180MHz bg n/a yes AP65 2005-10-08 8 devices here
AR7130 n/a MIPS 24K 300MHz n/a n/a n/a 2007-05-29 PCI and USB 2.0 host interfaces 7 devices
AR7141 n/a MIPS 24K 400MHz n/a n/a n/a 2007-07-20 PCI and USB 2.0 host interfaces 1 devices
AR7161 n/a MIPS 24K 680MHz n/a n/a n/a PB44, AP94 (FE), AP96 (GbE) 2008-11-12 PCI and USB 2.0 host interfaces, dual Gigabit MACs 34 devices here
AR9001AP-2NG AR9130 (Howl) AR9102 MIPS 24K 400MHz bgn 2x2:2 n/a AP81 2007-10-22 USB 2.0 host, dual FE MACs 13 devices here
AR9001AP-3NG AR9132 (Howl) AR9103 MIPS 24K 400MHz bgn 3x3:2 no 2008-02-11 USB 2.0 host, dual Gigabit MACs 15 devices here
AR9001AP-2NX AR9130 (Howl) AR9104 MIPS 24K 400MHz abgn 2x2:2 no USB 2.0 host, dual FE MACs 0 devices here
AR9132 (Howl) AR9104 MIPS 24K 400MHz abgn 2x2:2 no 2009-02-24 USB 2.0 host, dual Gigabit MACs 1 devices
AR9001AP-3NX AR9132 (Howl) AR9106 MIPS 24K 400MHz abgn 3x3:2 no 2008-07-10 USB 2.0 host, dual Gigabit MACs 4 devices here
AR7240 (Python) n/a MIPS 24Kc up to 400MHz n/a n/a n/a AP91 2009-04-29 PCI and USB 1.1 host interfaces, integrated FE Switch, Internal name: Python 53 devices here
AR7241 (Virian) n/a MIPS 24Kc 400MHz n/a n/a n/a AP99 2010-05-05 PCIe and USB host interfaces, integrated FE Switch 14 devices
AR7242 (Virian) n/a MIPS 24Kc 400MHz n/a n/a n/a AP113 2010-06-15 PCIe and USB host interfaces, integrated FE Switch 15 devices
AR9331 (Hornet) n/a MIPS 24Kc 400MHz bgn 1x2:1 no AP121 2011-05-25 USB 2.0 host, integrated FE switch 40 devices
AR9341 (Wasp) n/a MIPS 74Kc 500Mhz bgn 2x2:2 no AP123 2011-11-03 integrated FE switch 23 devices
AR9342 (Wasp) n/a MIPS 74Kc 550Mhz abgn [14] 2x2:2 no 2011-10-25 unk. specs 15 devices
AR9344 (Wasp) n/a MIPS 74Kc 600MHz abgn [15] 2x2:2 no DB120 2011-10-31 PCIe host, unk. rest of specs 41 devices
AR9350 n/a bgn / abgn ?? 2x2:2 no 2012-11-21 PCIe host, unk. rest of specs 2 devices
AR1311 (Hornet) n/a MIPS 24Kc 400MHz bgn 1x2:1 no 2012-03-07 USB 2.0 host, integrated FE switch, appears to be identical to the AR9331 3 devices
AR1022 n/a bgn 2x2:2 no 2012-11-28 USB 2.0 host, PCIe IF 1 devices
AR1321 n/a bgn 2x2:2 no 2013-02-20 appears to be identical to the AR9341 4 devices

[edit] PLC

Chip Companion chip Powerline PHY std. PHY rate (Powerline) PHY rate (Coax) Ethernet Link Speed First seen (FCC) ESystems Ext. info
INT6400 INT1400 HomePlug AV 200 Mbps - - 2010-06-09 14 devices Prod. Pg, PDF PB
AR6405 AR1405 HomePlug AV 200 Mbps - 10/100 Mbps 4 devices Stripped down INT6400. Comparison, Datasheet
AR7400 AR1500 HomePlug AV + Ath. HS mode, IEEE 1901 500 Mbps 700 Mbps - 2011-12-29 15 devices Prod. Pg, PDF PB
AR7420 AR1540 HomePlug AV + Ath. HS mode, IEEE 1901 500 Mbps - 10/100 Mbps 2012-08-09 12 devices Prod. Pg, PDF PB