GPY211

2.5G Ethernet PHY, SGMII

Overview

Information 2.5G Ethernet PHY, SGMII
Package QFN-56
X x Y Package Dimension (mm) 7 x 7
Interfaces SGMII+
Min Temp (°C) 0
Max Temp (°C) 70
Supply Voltage (V)
Ethernet Bandwidth (Mbps) 10, 100, 1000, 2500
Interface Ports
Power Source Single 3.3V; DCDC 3.3V => 1V
MACSEC No
1588v2 Yes
Syn-E No
EEE Yes
Thermal Sensor Yes
Ethernet Ports
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GPY211 is a single-port 2.5Gbit/s Ethernet PHY with PTP (IEEE1588v2) support.

 

The device supports the 2.5GBASE-T, 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and 10BASE-Te modes of the IEEE802.3 standard and provides great interoperability for high data rate connections as well as for connections with legacy 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and 10BASE-T devices.

 

GPY211 is connected to the MAC of an SoC or switch with a low pin-count SGMII+/SGMII interface. The SGMII+/SGMII interface supports 10M, 100M, 1G and 2.5Gbit/s rates or IEEE802.3x rate adaptation using pause frames.

 

GPY211 supports Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) in the 2.5GBASE-T, 1000BASE-T and 100BASE-TX modes to reduce power consumption during periods of low traffic. Additional power saving can be achieved by using the Wake-on-LAN (WoL) functionality and the ultra-low power mode.

 

GPY211 supports the Precision Time Protocol (PTP, 1588v2).

  

The device is packaged in a small 7 x 7mm single-row VQFN-56 package, ideal for 2 or 4-layer PCBs. A low EMI line driver with integrated termination simplifies the PCB design. GPY211 can be operated from a single 3.3V power supply using the integrated DC/DC switching regulator. It is configurable through pin strapping, MDIO interface, or an optional external flash memory.

 

GPY211 is pin compatible with MaxLinear’s GPY212, GPY215 and GPY115 Ethernet PHYs.

 

  • Support of IEEE802.3 2.5GBASE-T and 1000BASE-T full-duplex and 100BASE-TX and 10BASE-Te full and half-duplex modes
  • Commercial temperature range (0°C to 70°C)
  • SGMII+/SGMII interface for MAC connection. SGMII+ is a Serial-GMII (SGMII) interface operated at 3.125Gbaud/s to support a data rate of 2.5Gbit/s
  • Rate adaptation over SGMII+/SGMII using IEEE802.3x flow control
  • Single power supply of 3.3V using the integrated DC/DC switching regulator or 2 voltage rails without using the internal DC/DC
  • Single-row VQFN-56 package (7 x 7mm)
  • Control of up to 4 LEDs with smart LED brightness control for link status display
  • Smart-AZ feature, which supports Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE, IEEE802.3az) with MACs that do not support EEE
  • Field firmware upgrade capability with external optional flash memory
  • Programmable temperature sensor to monitor the device temperature for system warning and down speed
  • Support of Jumbo frames of up to 10kByte
  • Cable diagnostics
  • Auto down speed for Cat3 (four wire) cables or bad cables
  • Auto MDI/MDI-X and auto polarity correction
  • Wake-on-LAN
  • Ultra-low power mode with automatic wake-up and power consumption below 10mW, when the cable is unplugged (supported with internal DCDC only)
  • Precise time stamping support according to IEEE 1588 Version 2

  • Broadband router: xPON, wireless, 4G/5G, G.Fast, G.hn, cable, xDSL
  • Home gateway: wireless gateway, home server, home storage (NAS)
  • High port and low port count 1GbE switch
  • Dual-band dual-concurrent 802.11ac/ax enterprise access point

Documentation & Design Tools

Type Title Version Date File Size
Data Sheets Ethernet Network Connection GPY211 (GPY211B1VC, GPY211C0VC) Data Sheet 1.4 April 2021 2.4 MB
Product Flyers GPY21x and GPY115 Ethernet PHYs Flyer 00 October 2020 983.3 KB
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Parts & Purchasing

Part Number Product ID (MMID) Pkg Code Packaging Type Min Temp Max Temp Notes Status Suggested Replacement Buy Now
GPY211B1VC-LN8A 999T0X VQFN-56 Tray 0 70 FW0x8730 NRND
GPY211B1VC-LNHC 999X4G VQFN-56 Tray 0 70 FW0x8747 NRND
GPY211C0VC 99AFC6 VQFN-56 Tray 0 70 FW0x886F Active
GPY211-2.5G PHY Reference Board 983023 Board 2.5G Demo Board (Ref) Active
GPY21x LBB Board 9999L8 Board GPY21x Loop Back Board Active

Part Status Legend
Active - the part is released for sale, standard product.
EOL (End of Life) - the part is no longer being manufactured, there may or may not be inventory still in stock.
CF (Contact Factory) - the part is still active but customers should check with the factory for availability. Longer lead-times may apply.
PRE (Pre-introduction) - the part has not been introduced or the part number is an early version available for sample only.
OBS (Obsolete) - the part is no longer being manufactured and may not be ordered.
NRND (Not Recommended for New Designs) - the part is not recommended for new designs.

Packaging

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VQFN-56
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