Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Joel-Teardown
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Wifi
Joel-Teardown   3/16/2014 4:13:11 PM
NO RATINGS
We did not find any WiFi functionality in AP parts.  They were standalone parts/modules that had only WiFi/Bluetooth/FM, WiFi/Bluetooth or WiFi only parts.

Joel-Teardown
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Which market?
Joel-Teardown   3/16/2014 4:11:36 PM
NO RATINGS
This is based on a global sample of devices and only a snap shot of the nearly 350 devices we tore down over the 12 month period.

Joel-Teardown
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Interesting article
Joel-Teardown   3/16/2014 4:10:35 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for your commnent. We kept this article at the package level. We do decap to offer die analysis as well, but those are not reflected here. And you are correct the vast majority of Murata are Broadcom ICs.

y_sasaki
User Rank
CEO
Interesting article
y_sasaki   3/14/2014 2:16:49 PM
NO RATINGS
FIY. Murata is a MCM module manufacture but not a chip manufacture. They use mix of Marvell, TI or Broadcomm chip for their MCM module.  Some of Murata share would be added to Broadcomm share.

http://www.murata.co.jp/products/microwave/module/lineup/index.html

tpfj
User Rank
CEO
Which market?
tpfj   3/14/2014 11:35:03 AM
NO RATINGS
Your article does not mention which market these teardowns come from? It looks to be the US market, could you be more specific please?

absoluke
User Rank
Rookie
Wifi
absoluke   3/14/2014 9:40:20 AM
NO RATINGS
Joel-

 

Very interesting piece. Wondering, the WiFi that you uncovered are those discrete chips or integrated Wifi with the AP?

Also is there a list of what products were used in the teardown?

 

Mike



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

10 Top Video Parodies on User Interfaces
Max Maxfield
10 comments
As you may know, the people of Scotland are holding a referendum today to decide whether they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom (UK) or to become fully independent and "go it ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
20 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
15 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
46 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)