Overview

IEEE 1588 is a precise time protocol (PTP) used to synchronize clocks in computer networks. In a local area network, it can control the clock accuracy in the sub-microsecond range, making it suitable for measurement and control systems. With 5G becoming more available throughout the world, there are a large number of base stations and IoT devices which require a large-scale network synchronization. Renesas advanced clock recovery algorithms and precision timing devices reconstruct accurate synchronization signals for 5G networks. And, the CL8040 Wi-Fi 6 device enables wireless configuration of IEEE 1588.

System Benefits​:

  • IEEE 1588 solution realized with Renesas' high-processing performance MPU and precision timing clock IC.
  • Dual MAC, dual PHY and dual lane PCIe 3.0
  • Flexible architecture implies one chip operation as 5GHz + 2.4GHz with 4T4R MIMO system

Target Applications:

  • Core and access IP switches/routers
  • Synchronous Ethernet equipment
  • Wireless infrastructure for 5G network equipment
  • 10Gb, 40Gb and 100Gb Ethernet interfaces
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IEEE 1588 Wireless Solution

IEEE 1588 Wireless Solution
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IEEE 1588 Solution

The Precision Time Protocol (PTP) is implemented in accordance with IEEE1588, “Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems” (see references for NIST website for further details and history). The master and slave configuration of the boards in this demo unit, is to show the secure and accurate synchronization of each of their clocks, so that they can work in harmony.

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