Irvine, Calif. The BCM5464S Gigabit Ethernet transceiver is developed using a 0.13-micron process and dissipates less than 700-mW power. This part come equipped with either an on-chip serdes interface that provides a four-pin connection to the switch/MAC components or an SGMII interface that delivers a 6-pin interface to the MAC/PHY components. The part also comes equipped with a cable diagnostic capability that allows engineers to remotely analyze the quality and attributes of the cable, thereby avoiding unnecessary equipment returns and service calls.
Pricing: $55 in 10,000-unit quantities