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Ethernet MAC 10M/100M/1G/2.5G

Overview

Comcores Ethernet MAC 10M/100M/1G/2.5G IP solution is providing the link function of the IEEE 802.3 for the respective speeds. Features a compact and low latency solution.

The core is highly configurable and can optionally include IEEE 1588 Timestamping Unit (TSU). The core is prepared for easy interfacing with Comcores PCS 10M/100M/1G/2.5G IP solution.

Block Diagram

Comcores Ethernet MAC 10M 100M 1G 2.5G diagram

Key Features

Delivers Performance

  • Designed to IEEE 802.3-2018 specification
  • Low latency and compact implementation
  • Full duplex Ethernet interfaces

Feature Rich

  • FCS generation and jumbo frames supported
  • Optional comprehensive statistics gathering
  • Independent TX and RX Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) frame length

Highly Configurable

  • 8-bits AXI-Stream interface
  • Cut-through operation mode
  • Optional IEEE 1588 Support
  • Comes with GMII as default PHY interface – MII and RGMII can be optionally selected

Silicon Agnostic

  • Designed in SystemVerilog and targeting both ASICs and FPGAs

Deliverables

The IP Core can be delivered in Source code or Encrypted format. The following deliverables will be provided with the IP Core license:

  • Solid documentation, including User Manual and Release Note.
  • Simulation Environment, including Simple Testbed, Test case, Test Script.
  • Programming Register Specification.
  • Timing Constraints in Synopsys SDC format.
  • Access to support system and direct support from Comcores Engineers.
  • Synopsys SGDC Files (optional)
  • Synopsys Lint, CDC and Waivers (optional)

 Please contact us to discuss your project requirements.

What Comcores IP will do for you

Proven Quality

Solid process and predictability

Strong verification

Faster Time-to-Market

First in bringing out new solutions

Tremendous investments in research

Know-How

Long-term experience in communication protocols

Expert in executing digital design projects

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