Wi-Fi 6 Release 2 SoC


Package LFBGA
X x Y Package Dimension (mm) 12 x 17
Min Temp (°C)
Max Temp (°C)
Data Interfaces
Host Options
Wi-Fi Spectral Bands 5-6GHz (UNI1 to UNI8)
Wi-Fi Standards IEEE 802.11ax
Throughput 4.8Gbps
Spatial Streams up to 4
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The WAV665 SoC is part of MaxLinear's Wi-Fi Chipset WAV600 Series-2. It is designed to meet the IEEE 802.11ax-2021 standard and is Wi-Fi 6 Release 2 Certified. It supports multi-Gigabit Wi-Fi, offers up to 4 streams of 5-6GHz spectrum, delivers speeds up to 4.8Gbps, and has 160MHz channel support. In addition, this SoC provides the ability to connect up to 256 clients simultaneously, enabling a high-quality user experience for a growing number of connected devices.
The Wi-Fi Chipset WAV600 Series-2 SoCs are optimized for the AnyWAN™ URX SoCs and the Puma™ 7 Family to fully offload the wireless traffic with zero CPU utilization. This frees up the CPU performance for advanced services such as security, analytics, photo/video hosting, and parental controls while delivering a consistent user experience.

  • IEEE 802.11ax Compliant
  • Wi-Fi Alliance™ Wi-Fi 6, 6E, & 6R2 Certified
  • Up to 160MHz
  • Up to Four Spatial Streams
  • Supports up to 256 clients simultaneously
  • Supports high-speed and lower-latency applications

  • Service Provider Gateways
  • Routers
  • Access Points
  • Wi-Fi Extenders
  • Wi-Fi Repeaters

Documentation & Design Tools

Type Title Version Date File Size
Product Flyers WAV600 Series-2 Wi-Fi 6 Chipset Flyer R01 January 2023 1.7 MB
Tech Briefs Wi-Fi 6 R2_ Better Wireless Connectivity for IoT R00 August 2022 1.5 MB
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