iEW 200 Series

Ensigma Wi-Fi Connectivity Family

IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi

The Ensigma IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi consists of end-to-end solution including RF, AFE, baseband PHY and MAC. The RF IP is offered in the 40LP TSMC CMOS process. Utilising advanced design techniques and process technology to deliver ultra-low active and idle power, the macro extends the system battery life while maintaining consistent connectivity and providing a rich set of features.

IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4/5.0 GHz 20/40 MHz MAC/PHY/RF SISO for TSMC 40LP

Features
  • Complete 2.4/5 GHz low-power Wi-Fi solution
  • Designed for TSMC 40nm LPCMOS process
  • Internal power amplifiers
  • Sleep Controller to ensure overall system level power consumption reduction
  • Designed for QFN packages
  • Optional Integrated Power Management Unit (PMU) including buck DC/DC converter,and LDOs
Benefits
  • Silicon ready design
  • Lowest power consumption
  • Easy integration into an SoC
Applications
  • Internet of Things
  • Wearables
  • Connected consumer products
  • Industrial automation
General Features
  • Complies with IEEE802.11a/b/g/n SISO
  • Data rates up to IEEE 802.11n MCS7, 20/40 MHz bandwidth
  • Transmit power up to 19dBm
  • Low clock speed
  • Optimised listen mode power consumption
  • Optimised bit width to reduce area/power
  • Meets or exceeds all specified sensitivity requirements including ACI/AACI
  • 5.81mm2die area, including analogue pads,in TSMC40nm LP (for Thin MAC, no PMU variant)
  • Supports Wi-Fi Alliance certification
  • Supports Station, Soft AP and Wi-Fi Direct operating modes
Software
  • ROM based Lower MAC (LMAC) executing on dedicated processor
  • Optional ROM based UMAC executing on dedicated processor
  • Patch RAM facility for LMAC and UMAC firmware upgrades
  • Linux host reference driver
RF features
  • Complete 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz RF including PA and LNA
  • Power efficient AGC
  • Optimised PLL power consumption
  • Customised power amplifier to minimise Tx power consumption
  • Internal LDO regulators
  • Power optimised DAC/ADC design
  • Integrated Tx/Rx switch for RF
  • Single pin, per band, RF antenna interface
  • Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD)
Power Management (Optional)
  • LDO regulators
  • Internal 32 kHzoscillator
  • Buck DC/DC converter
Package
  • Support for QFN packages with no external matching

IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz 20 MHz MAC/PHY/RF SISO for TSMC 40LP

Features
  • Complete 2.4 GHz low-power Wi-Fi solution
  • Designed for TSMC 40nm LP CMOS process
  • Internal power amplifiers
  • Sleep Controller to ensure overall system level power consumption reduction
  • Designed for QFN packages
Benefits
  • Silicon proven design
  • Lowest power consumption
  • Easy integration into an SoC

Applications

  • Internet of Things
  • Wearables
  • Connected consumer products
  • Industrial automation
General Features
  • Complies with IEEE 802.11b/g/n SISO
  • Data rates up to IEEE 802.11n MCS7, 20 MHz bandwidth
  • Transmit power up to 17 dBm
  • Low clock speed
  • Optimised listen mode power consumption
  • Optimised bit width to reduce area/power
  • Meets or exceeds all specified sensitivity requirements including ACI/AACI
  • 4.05 mm2 die area, including analogue pads, in TSMC 40nm LP
  • Supports Wi-Fi Alliance certification
  • Supports Station, Soft AP and Wi-Fi Direct operating modes Software
  • ROM based Lower MAC (LMAC) executing on dedicated processor
  • Patch RAM facility for LMAC firmware upgrades
  • Linux host reference driver
RF Features
  • Complete 2.4 GHz RF including PA and LNA
  • Power efficient AGC
  • Optimised PLL power consumption
  • Customised power amplifier to minimise Tx power consumption
  • Internal LDO regulators
  • Power optimised DAC/ADC design
  • Integrated Tx/Rx switch for RF
  • Single pin RF antenna interface
Package
  • Support for QFN packages with no external matching