ASIX Electronics

ASIX Electronics


Targets: Audio, Communication & Wired, Computers & Peripherals, Consumer, Imaging & Video, Industrial, Medical, Mobile & Wireless, Security, Test & Measurement

ASIX Electronics AX22001 Block Diagram

The AX22001 integrates TCP/IP and 802.11 WLAN MAC/Baseband with a high performance dual-CPU architecture that includes 1-Mbyte of shared Flash as program memory, 64-kbyte of data memory, 32-kbyte of Wi-Fi data memory, a TCP/IP accelerator, 802.11a/b/g compatible WLAN MAC/Baseband, Fast Ethernet MAC, and communication peripherals. It targets applications that need access to the wired/wireless LAN or Internet. There are four full ports offering a total 32 controllable IO lines (GPIO).

The dual-CPU architecture of AX22001 utilizes the host processor core for applications and TCP/IP processing and the Wi-Fi processor core for WLAN protocol processing and Ethernet to WLAN packet format translation. The built-in WLAN MAC and Baseband processor are compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g standard, and support security features compatible with 802.11i and QoS features compatible with IEEE 802.11e, and support operation in Infrastructure or Ad-Hoc (IBSS) network topology.

To help designers evaluate and develop with AX22001 platform, ASIX provides technical support information in a Development/Reference Design Kit. The kit includes the hardware and software application notes, user guides, schematics, PCB layout guide, and the firmware C source code for the AX22001 with free of charge. In addition, ASIX also offers several versions of the platform. Keil, IAR, DCD, Micrium, and are among those companies providing third-party development-tool support.