Multi-Gigabit baseband processor targets wireless fiber applications

February 16, 2016 // By Julien Happich
The SB6541 was designed for use in conjunction with Lattice's Sil6340 and SiI6342 RF transceivers to target fixed wireless access and wireless backhaul of urban broadband infrastructure such as LTE small cells and metro Wi-Fi access points.

The chipsets offer a complete solution in the 60 GHz frequency band, leveraging SiBEAM technology for increased data throughput and network reliability.

Lattice’s chipsets also support beam-steering technology on phased array antennas. Devices that implement beam-steering require only rough alignment and can be installed quickly without specialized skills. A link can then be established between that node and other nodes in the network without manual intervention, and maintained even under changing environmental conditions or network reorganization.

When used in combination with the Lattice Sil6342 RF transceiver, the SB6541 supports Internet Protocol (IP) data rates of up to 2 Gbps, with a typical throughput of 1 Gbps at a range of up to 300 meters. The device integrates with the RF transceiver via high-speed analog I/O and a digital control interface. The SB6541 processor can be easily integrated into any system design through a PCIe interface.

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