Microchip logo
  • All
  • Products
  • Documents
  • Applications Notes
product primary image

USB7206 6-port Gen2 SmartHub Evaluation Board

Part Number: EVB-USB7206

Summary:

The EVB-USB7206 is a demonstration and evaluation platform that provides the necessary requirements and interface options for evaluating the USB7206, a 6-port SuperSpeed+ (SS+) USB SmartHub™ IC on a 4-layer RoHS-compliant Printed Circuit Board (PCB). This allows the user to gain an understanding of the product and accelerate the integration of the USB7206 into the user’s design. View More
Documents and Software
Overview
Features
Additional Resources
Related Tools

Additional resources data currently not available.

Documents and Software

Product Features

    • USB7206 in a 100-pin QFN RoHS-compliant package 
    • USB 3.2-compliant (Gen2 operation) 
    • USB 2.0-compliant (HS, FS, and LS operation) 
    • USB Gen2 Type-B upstream port 
    • Six downstream USB ports: Five Gen2 and one USB 2.0-only downstream ports 
    • All downstream ports support individual port power and overcurrent sense 
    • All downstream ports can be enabled for battery charging with the battery charging select shunts J10 and J14. (BC1.2 or SE1, 2.1A maximum per port) 
    • Onboard SPI Flash for external downloadable firmware 
    • Operates from a single-voltage (+12.0V, regulated) external power supply 
    • Onboard 25 MHz crystal or oscillator input
    • Single onboard +5.2V/15A. +3.3V/0.5A, +1.2V/2A regulators
    • Port Power, SPI FLASH active, Reset and regulator output LED indicators
    • Bridge peripheral functions:  USB-to-UART (CDC), USB-to-I2S™ Audio Codec,   USB-to-I2C 

Summary

The EVB-USB7206 is a demonstration and evaluation platform that provides the necessary requirements and interface options for evaluating the USB7206, a 6-port SuperSpeed+ (SS+) USB SmartHub™ IC on a 4-layer RoHS-compliant Printed Circuit Board (PCB). This allows the user to gain an understanding of the product and accelerate the integration of the USB7206 into the user’s design.

The EVB-USB7206 is compliant with the USB 2.0 High-Speed (HS), Full-Speed (FS), and Low-Speed (LS) USB signaling. The EVB-USB7206 is also compliant with USB 3.2 Gen2 on the upstream port and on 5 of the downstream ports. The sixth downstream port only support USB2.0.

The EVB-USB7206 platform also supports battery charging on all six downstream ports (maximum of 10A; see Note 1) at any one time. The EVB-USB7206 supports FlexConnect role reversal for any of the six downstream ports with the upstream port.

The EVB-USB7206 has four configurations for operation through internal default settings and supports custom configurations either via I2C or through the external 16-Mbit SPI Flash device. The EVB-USB7206 demonstrates driver compatibility with Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows 8.x, Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac OS® X 10.4+, and Linux® hub drivers.