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Securifi Almond +
Availability: via Kickstarter

FCC approval date: 08 September 2014
(Est.) initial retail price (in USD): $99
Country of manuf.: Taiwan

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Type: wireless router, smart home hub

Industry Canada ID: 10114A-ALP

Power: 12 VDC, 2.5 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Cortina Systems CS7542 (750 MHz, 2 cores)
FLA1: 512 MiB
536,870,912 B
4,194,304 Kib
524,288 KiB
4,096 Mib
0.5 GiB
(Spansion NAND)
RAM1: 512 MiB
536,870,912 B
4,194,304 Kib
524,288 KiB
4,096 Mib
0.5 GiB
(Samsung DDR3 × 2)

Expansion IFs: USB 3.0
USB ports: 2
Serial: yes, internal, 4-pin header

WI1 chip1: Atheros AR9580
WI1 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI1 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI1 antenna connector: U.FL
WI2 chip1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880-BR4A
WI2 802dot11 protocols: an+ac
WI2 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI2 antenna connector: U.FL

ETH chip1: Cortina Systems CS7542
Switch: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8337
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 4
WAN speed: 10/100/1000
WAN ports: 1


Stock FW OS: Linux

Flags: Z-Wave, ZigBee, touchscreen

Default IP address:
the IP is used by 12 additional devices
of which 1 are Securifi devices

802dot11 OUI: none specified

 CPU1 brandWI1 chip1 brandWI1 chip2 brand
Securifi Almond (2012)RalinkRalink
Securifi Almond (2014)MediaTekMediaTek
Securifi Almond 3MediaTekMediaTek
Securifi Almond+Cortina SystemsAtheros
For a list of all currently documented Atheros chipsets with specifications, see Atheros.
For a list of all currently documented Cortina SoC's with specifications, see Cortina.
For a list of all currently documented Qualcomm Atheros chipsets with specifications, see Qualcomm Atheros.

802.11ac Wi-Fi Touchscreen Router + Smart Home Hub

Product page
Press release via PR Newswire

This device was crowdfunded via a Kickstarter which ran in early 2013.

ZigBee and Z-Wave radios are included to allow the router to function as a home automation platform.

"CN1F-B" is silkscreened on the FCC EUT's main board.
"CN1F-T" is silkscreened on the port expansion board.

While the manufacturer of this unit is not currently known, the manufacturer of the non-plus Almond seems to have been Wintec.


CPU: Cortina Systems CS7542 @750MHz
Switch: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8337 (GbE)
WLAN 2.4GHz: Atheros AR9580 (3T3R)
WLAN 5GHz: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880-BR4A
2.4/5GHz Power Amplifier: RFaxis 2x (x3)
Zigbee radio: Silicon Labs EM357
Z-wave radio: Sigma Designs 3-series module

Technical Specifications[edit]

  • Dual Band Concurrent 802.11bgn + 11ac (AC1750)
  • 4x Gigabit LAN + 1x Gigabit WAN Ports + 2x USB 3.0
  • Home Automation: ZigBee HA 1.2, Z-Wave
  • VPN Server, Port Forwarding, DMZ, UPnP, USB File sharing
  • Free iOS & Android Apps & Browser UI
  • Range: 50-200 ft. (depends on construction)
  • Power Supply: 12V, 2.5A (Input: 110~220V, 50~60Hz)


Router / Access Point / Range Extender / Wireless Bridge
  • Router or AP - works with any Internet modem from any provider
  • Range Extender - wirelessly extend your existing Wi-Fi network
  • Wireless Bridge - connect your wired only devices to a Wi-Fi network

Info from the Kickstarter campaign[edit]

  • The original goal of $250,000 was surpassed by quite a bit - it ended up at $855,625
  • The standard color router sold for $95 (early bird) or $99 (normal)
  • Four colors were also available solely to Kickstarter contributors
- White, Blue, Green, and Red (each for $129)
Atheros AR9580 802.11b/g/n 3T3R (450Mbps)
Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880 802.11an/ac 3T3R (1300Mbps)
  • The most recent SoC used was confirmed as being sourced
from Cortina Systems (CS7542/CS7522)
CPU: Cortina Systems CS7542 @750MHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9 [1]
3x PCIe, 3x RGMII, 4x SATAII, 2x USB 2.0, 4x UART, 5x SPI, 6x TS (Rx), SD, PCM, LCD
  • Noted boards ..
    • 2013-12 - "CN1C-B" (main board), "CN1C-T" (expansion board)
    • 2013-09 - "CN1B-B" (main board), "CN1B-T" (expansion board),
128 MiB Flash, 256 MiB RAM, 3.5" screen, 2x USB 3.0

Additional external links[edit]