Status: In Production
Microchip's LAN9512/LAN9512i are the industry's first fully-integrated, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 hub and high-performance 10/100 Ethernet controllers. LAN9512/LAN9512i are specifically designed to provide system architects with a low-cost, power-efficient, small-footprint USB to Ethernet and multi-port USB connectivity solution in a single package.
The LAN9512/LAN9512i contain a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 hub with two fully-integrated downstream USB 2.0 PHYs, an integrated upstream USB 2.0 PHY, a 10/100 Ethernet MAC/PHY controller, and an EEPROM controller. This offers Microchip's highest level of USB 2.0 and 10/100 Ethernet compliance and interoperability. Additionally, LAN9512/LAN9512i devices simplify system design by leveraging the existing USB stack and reducing the PCB footprint by up to 65% compared to discrete competitive solutions. USB-based networking technology offers a cost-effective and smart design alternative to traditional PCI/PCI-Express networking solutions due to the flexibility of routing and placement of Ethernet and USB connectivity ports.
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The EVB9512 is an Evaluation Board EVB that utilizes the LAN9512 to provide a two port USB 2.0 hub with an integrated 10/100 Ethernet controller. The EVB9512 provides USB connectivity via one type B upstream USB connector and two type A downstream USB connectors. An RJ-45 integrated magnetics Ethernet jack with link/activity LEDs provides 10/100 Ethernet connectivity. The EVB9512 supports both...
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