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Ethernet Device Products

Ethernet is a ubiquitous, high-throughput, low-cost networking technology that can be found everywhere from factory floors to office environments to home entertainment systems. Microchip's broad portfolio of Ethernet products is particularly well-suited to embedded applications supporting both PCI and non-PCI designs. As a reliable, worldwide supplier with significant expertise in embedded Ethernet, Microchip offers long-term support for a variety of products that can enable customers to quickly add high-performance Ethernet connectivity to their designs.

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In addition to Ethernet, Microchip offers other networking solutions based on ARCNET technology for embedded and industrial applications.

Ethernet Bridges



  • Offer low-cost, stand-alone 10/100 Base-T Ethernet interface controller with integrated MAC and PHY
  • Connect to MCUs through either serial or parallel interfaces

Ethernet Controllers



  • Offer low-cost, stand-alone 10/100 Base-T Ethernet interface controller with integrated MAC and PHY
  • Connect to MCUs through either serial or parallel interfaces

Ethernet Switches



  • 10/100 Two and Three Port
  • Single or Dual MII/RMII
  • 16-bit or 32-bit Host Bus Interface

Ethernet PHYs



  • 10/100 Fast Ethernet and 10/100/100 Gigabit Ethernet

Ethernet Video Channel