For a list of all currently documented Atheros (QCA) chipsets with specifications, see Atheros.
For a list of all currently documented Cortina SoC's with specifications, see Cortina.
For a list of all currently documented Qualcomm Atheros (QCA) chipsets with specifications, see Qualcomm Atheros.
802.11ac Wi-Fi Touchscreen Router + Smart Home Hub
This device was crowdfunded via a Kickstarter which ran in early 2013.
ZigBee and Z-Wave radios are included to allow the router
- to function as a home automation platform.
- "CN1F-B" is silkscreened on the FCC EUT's main board.
- "CN1F-T" is silkscreened on the port expansion board.
While the manuf. of this unit is not currently known, the manuf.
- of the non-plus Almond seems to have been Wintec.
- Dual Band Concurrent: 802.11abgn/ac (AC1750)
- 4x Gigabit LAN + 1x Gigabit WAN Ports + 2x USB 3.0
- Home Automation: ZigBee HA 1.2, Z-Wave
- VPN Server, Port Forwarding, DMZ, UPnP, USB File sharing
- Free iOS & Android Apps & Browser UI
- Range: 50-200 ft. (depends on construction)
- Power Supply: DC 12V, 2.5A (Input: AC 110~220V, 50/60Hz)
- Securifi Almond+ on SmallNetBuilder (29 Apr 2015)
- CPU: Cortina Systems CS7542 @750MHz
- Switch: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8337 (GbE)
- WLAN 2.4GHz: Atheros AR9580 (3T3R 802.11bgn)
- WLAN 5GHz: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9880-BR4A
- 2.4/5GHz Power Amplifier: RFaxis (Skyworks) 2x (x3)
- Zigbee Radio: Silicon Labs EM357 (ARM Cortex-M3)
- 192kB flash, 12kB RAM, 24x GPIO, QFN48 package
- Z-Wave Radio: Sigma Designs 3-series module
- Securifi's Almond+ Platform Update on AnandTech
- CES 2013: Securifi's Almond+ Router on PC|Mag
- CS7542/CS7522 Product page on Cortina Systems
- Router / Access Point / Range Extender / Wireless Bridge
- Router or AP - works with any Internet modem from any provider
- Range Extender - wirelessly extend your existing Wi-Fi network
- Wireless Bridge - connect wired only devices to a Wi-Fi network
Info from the Kickstarter campaign
- The original goal of $250,000 was surpassed by quite a bit
- - it ended up at $855,625
- The standard color router sold for $95 (early bird) or $99 (normal)
- Four colors were also available solely to Kickstarter contributors
- - White, Blue, Green, and Red (each for $129)
- The device was originally slated to use a Realtek platform
- The firmware was stated to be based on OpenWrt
- WiFi AC1750 radios were noted as QCA9880 and AR9580
- The most recent SoC used was confirmed as being sourced
- from Cortina Systems (CS7542/CS7522)
- CPU: Cortina Systems CS7542 @750MHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
- 3x PCIe, 3x RGMII, 4x SATAII, 2x USB 2.0, 4x UART, 5x SPI, 6x TS (Rx), SD, PCM, LCD
- Noted boards ..
- 128 MiB Flash, 256 MiB RAM, 3.5" screen, 2x USB 3.0