Ralink announces draft 802.11n Access Point/Router SoCs

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Tim Higgins

The RT3052 is an 802.11 b/g/n, 2T2R single chip with USB OTG, RGMII, SPI, PCM, I2C and UART interfaces and the RT3050 is an 802.11 b/g/n, 1T1R (1 Transmit 1 Receive) single chip with USB interface.

Both chips have a MIPS24KEc processor and can support up to 256 STAs and up to 8 BSSIDs. WEP, WPA and WPA2 wireless security are supported as well as Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Reference design kits will be available that include software driver support for the Microsoft Windows Vista and Linux 2.6. Samples are slated for next month (June 2008). Pricing was not announced.

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