CL2330 Small CL2330 802.11ac dual band 3x3 Single Chip

The CL2330 is a powerful, highly integrated, dual band 3x3 802.11ac single chip with 1300Mbps PHY rate support to cost effectively deliver the increased coverage and high throughput performance required for high quality video and media applications in the home. The CL2330 integrates hardware accelerators, CPU and memories to run more of the wireless LAN functions on-chip, delivering a strong host offloading solution.

The CL2330 is embedded with Celeno’s feature rich OptimizAIR 2.0 suite, including both implicit and explicit beamforming enabling the delivery high levels of performance and reliability anytime and under any circumstances while ensuring exceptional QoS. The suite includes Celeno’s breakthrough Wi-Fi airtime management technology, enabling the dynamic provisioning and enforcement of airtime capacity per Wi-Fi network (SSID) and per client.

The CL2330 is the ideal choice for data-intensive streaming multimedia applications and ensures the delivery of picture perfect HD-quality IP video while supporting VoIP and data applications with stringent QoS requirements.

CL2330 Highlights

  • Single chip solution with integrated RF, Baseband and MAC
  • 802.11ac/abgn 3T3R/3SS MIMO with 1300Mbps PHY Rate
  • Explicit and Implicit Beam Forming for increased coverage
  • Cost effective PCIe bus and architecture
  • Built-in powerful CPU, Memories and accelerators for maximum host offloading
  • Integrated OptimizAIR™ video-grade performance and functionality
  • Integrated OptimizAIR 2.0™ Airtime Management technology for WiFi capacity management between multiple virtual networks (SSIDs) and multiple clients


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CL2330 Features

  • 20MHz/40MHz/80MHz Bandwidth
  • QAM 256 (MCS 8, 9) modulation
  • LDPC Tx and Rx on both 802.11ac and 802.11n
  • STBC Tx and Rx
  • Short guard interval (Short GI)
  • Designed to work with high power external PA
  • Frame Aggregation and block ACK
  • WEP 64/128, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AES, WAPI
  • IEEE 802.11e, h, i, k, r, v, w, z support
  • Multiple BSSID support
  • PCI Express v2.0 (backwards compatible with v1.1)
  • Enhanced Radar Detection for long and short pulse radar
  • 802.11k Radio resource management
  • Support wake event signaling in Wake-On-WLAN applications


CL2330 Technical Specifications

Standards 802.11ac, 802.11abgn
WiFi Security WPA, WPA2
Encryption AES, TKIP, WEP64/128, WAPI
Baseband 3x3
RF 2.4Ghz, 5.1Ghz - 5.825Ghz
RF Frontend External
Max PHY Rate 1300Mbps
Channel Bandwidth 20Mhz, 40Mhz, 80Mhz
Data Path Interfaces PCI Express
Temperature 0°to ~70°C