CLR260 CLR260 3x3 802.11n PCIe Single Chip

The CLR260 provides service manufacturers with a powerful, highly integrated, low cost access point and client solution for wireless home gateway and set-top box applications. The solution is an 802.11n dual band WLAN chip with a PCIe interface. The chip includes 450Mbps 3x3 MIMO with Transmit Beam Forming technology and was designed to meet the cost and performance challenges of the growing Wi-Fi multimedia home networking market.

CLR260 Highlights

Cost Effective HD Experience

  • Integrated OptimizAIR™ Video-Grade Performance and Functionality
  • Real time Impilcit Transmit Digital Beam Forming MIMO
  • Cost Effective PCIe bus and architecture
  • Highly integrated: MAC, PHY and Radio.
  • Leverages host CPU processing and memories to minimize BOM
  • Built in eFUSE for reduced RBOM
  • Low power consumption to meet CoC 2013/2014

CLR260 Features

  • Combines an 802.11n MAC, baseband with 3Tx3R radio on a single silicon with a PCIe architecture, lowering the bill of materials
  • Powered by Celeno’s field proven OptimizAIR™ technologyPCI Express 1.1 interfaceWi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for simple setup and security configuration
    • Digital beam forming for up to 4.5db gain
    • Real time channel aware adaptive rate selection eliminates packet loss and maximizes throughput
    • Client-to-client direct connections (TDLS) for increased whole-home capacity
    • Dynamic interference immunity
      • Advanced PHY-level interference detection
      • Real time, fast channel hopping
  • Wi-Fi Compliant: WPA2/WMM/WMM Power Save/WPS/WPS2


CLR260 - Technical Specifications

Standards 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g 802.11n, 802.11d, 802.11h, 802.11e, 802.11i
Encryption  AES, TKIP, WEP64/128
Baseband  3x3
RF 2.4GHz, 4.9Ghz – 5.8Ghz
Max PHY Rate 450Mbps
Channel Bandwidth 20Mhz, 40Mhz
Data Path Interfaces PCI Express
Package Green/RoHS compliant 88 LD QFN (10mm x 10mm)
Temperature -10°to ~70°C

Reference Design Kits

P/N  Description 
VXT260 PCIe 3x3 WLAN chip