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Google Chromecast (H2G2-42)

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Google Chromecast (H2G2-42)
Availability: common

Manuf/OEM/ODM Flextronics

FCC approval date: 17 May 2013
(Est.) release date: 07 August 2013
UPC: 811571013579 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: China

Amazon image

B00DR0PDNE (Flag of the United States.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)
multiple revisions of this device, use caution

Type: media streamer, computer-on-a-stick

FCC ID: A4RH2G2-42
Industry Canada ID: 10395A-H2G242

Power: 5 VDC, 0.85 A
Connector type: USB Female Micro-B

CPU1: Marvell 88DE3005
FLA1: 2 GiB
2,048 MiB
2,147,483,648 B
16,777,216 Kib
2,097,152 KiB
16,384 Mib
(Micron MT29F16G08CBACA)
RAM1: 512 MiB
536,870,912 B
4,194,304 Kib
524,288 KiB
4,096 Mib
0.5 GiB
(Micron MT41K256M16HA-125:E)

Expansion IFs: none specified

WI1 module: AzureWave AW-NH387
WI1 module IF: SDIO (module)
WI1 chip1: Marvell 88W8787
WI1 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI1 MIMO config: 1x1:1
WI1 antenna connector: none


Flags: HDMI out

Default SSID: ChromecastXXXX

802dot11 OUI: D0:E7:82 (-, 1 W, 2013), F8:8F:CA (2 E, 3 W, 2013)

For a list of all currently documented Marvell chipsets with specifications, see Marvell.

Product page

Chromecast on Wikipedia

See also FCC ID: A4RH2G2-2A (new revision?)

Before configuration, the device broadcasts an SSID w/ a format of ChromecastXXXX

(XXXX being a 4-digit number) w/ a F8:8F:CA (Google Fiber) OUI.
After setup, the device seems to use a D0:E7:82 (AzureWave) OUI.

Per the FCC test report...

  • the manufacturer is noted as Flextronics International LTD
  • the product name is noted as H840 DEVICE
  • the device is single-stream 802.11b/g/n capable
AzureWave AW-NH387L (QFN) 1T1R 802.11bgn PPage
Inverted F Antenna (IFA) (1.9dBi gain) on the PCB
  • the device takes power via a standard USB Female Micro-B port.

The power adapter is specified as a...

  • GPN SSW-2222US (120-240VAC ~ 50/60Hz -> 5VDC)
this charger appears to have been used with Motorola phones
(photos on's forums)
100-240VAC ~ 50/60Hz, 0.2A -> 5.1VDC 850mA, w/ USB (Female A) connector
standard USB charger w/ 850mA power output

Additional specifications[edit]

Additional specifications, per Google's product page, follow...

  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 72 mm x 35 mm x 12 mm
  • Weight: 34 g
    0.034 kg
    1.199 oz
    0.075 lbs



External links[edit]

"H840 REV 3.30" is silkscreened on the board.
Marvell 88DE3005 (DE3005-A1, ARMADA 1500-mini) SoC
Micron MT29F16G08CBACA 16Gb (2GB) NAND
Micron MT41K256M16HA-125:E 4Gb (512MB) DDR3 RAM (FBGA code D9PXV)
USB Female Micro-B power connector
"H840 REV 3.10" appears to be silkscreened on the board.
Marvell 88DE3005-A1 (DE3005-A1) SoC
Product brief for the DE3010
ARMADA 1000, dual Sheeva cores, the DE3005 uses a single core
Micron MT29F16G08CBACA 16Gb (2GB) NAND
Micron MT41K256M16HA-125:E 4Gb (512MB) DDR3 RAM (FBGA code D9PXV)
Seems to have been code named Eureka