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BCM5836 role

  • 1.  BCM5836 role

    Posted 01-21-2019 02:15 AM



    A BCM5836 is used in reference designs of switching chips. What purpose does it serve? Is it possible to implement implement the designs without BCM5836?


    Thanks in advance


  • 2.  Re: BCM5836 role

    Posted 01-24-2019 12:03 AM


    BCM5836 is our very old CPU chip.

    Some of our reference design with BCM5836 is for managed platform design, BCM5836 purpose is as the external CPU.

    It is no problems if your design does not need the BCM5836, just use pure our Switch for the unmanaged platform design.