The QorIQ LS1043A Residential Gateway Reference Design is a comprehensive OpenWRT-based Home Router Platform that can be leveraged by OEMs/ODMs to significantly shorten their design cycles and reduce time-to-market without compromising on quality or features. The kit comes with a host of external connectors like 1GbE LAN ports, USB3.0, legacy TDM RJ11 connectors for POTS and a SD Card Slot. The LS1043A-RGW also includes a SFP+ cage which supports 10G, 2.5G or 1G wide area network (WAN) connection via fiber or copper links. An Arduino Shield header is available for prototyping low power connectivity such as NFC, Zigbee, BLE or Thread.
The system is based on the LS1043A communications processor powered by 4 ARM Cortex-A53 cores, and supported by NXP’s Broadband Home Router Application Solution Kit (ASK), a production-proven software kit that delivers line-rate networking performance leveraging the LS1043A’s hardware packet engine. The LS1043A-RGW offers a high-performance and cost-effective platform that enables customers to meet next-generation performance requirements while accelerating time to market.