[硬件交流] Exploring IPQ9574 and IPQ9557 Chipsets for 802.11be Standard MLO Application








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发表于 2023-9-19 10:30:55     
The 802.11be standard, also known as Wi-Fi 7, is the latest generation of wireless networking technology designed to provide significantly higher data rates, lower latency, and enhanced reliability compared to previous Wi-Fi standards. This technical post delves into the IPQ9574 and IPQ9557 chipsets, which are key components in enabling the 802.11be standard, with a specific focus on the Multi-Link Operation (MLO) function.
IPQ9574 and IPQ9557 Chipsets
The IPQ9574 and IPQ9557 chipsets are cutting-edge wireless networking solutions developed by Qualcomm Technologies. These chipsets are designed to meet the demands of next-generation wireless networks, including the 802.11be standard.
1. IPQ9574 Chipset
The IPQ9574 is a highly integrated system-on-chip (SoC) designed to support 802.11be Wi-Fi standard. Key features of IPQ9574 include:
802.11be Compliance:The IPQ9574 chipset is compliant with the 802.11be standard, enabling multi-gigabit data rates and improved spectral efficiency.
Multi-Link Operation (MLO):MLO is a critical feature that allows the IPQ9574 chipset to efficiently manage multiple links simultaneously, optimizing network performance and throughput.
MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple-Input Multiple-Output):The chipset supports MU-MIMO technology, allowing for simultaneous communication with multiple devices, enhancing network efficiency.
OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access):OFDMA is supported, enabling the efficient allocation of subcarriers for improved data transmission in dense environments.
Ultra-Low Latency:The IPQ9574 chipset is optimized for ultra-low latency, crucial for real-time applications and high-performance gaming.
2. IPQ9557 Chipset
The IPQ9557 chipset is another advanced wireless networking SoC designed by Qualcomm Technologies. Key features of IPQ9557 include:
802.11be Compatibility:The IPQ9557 chipset supports the 802.11be standard, ensuring next-generation Wi-Fi capabilities and performance.
Multi-Link Operation (MLO):MLO function is a core feature of the IPQ9557 chipset, enhancing network efficiency and reliability by intelligently managing multiple links.
Beamforming Technology:The chipset utilizes beamforming technology to optimize signal coverage and improve overall network performance.
Low Power Consumption:IPQ9557 is designed to minimize power consumption while maintaining high throughput and performance.
Multi-Link Operation (MLO) Functionality
Multi-Link Operation (MLO) is a crucial function in both IPQ9574 and IPQ9557 chipsets, enabling simultaneous management of multiple links within a wireless network. This function optimizes network resource utilization and enhances overall performance by intelligently distributing traffic across available links.
Key aspects of MLO functionality include:
Link Aggregation: MLO facilitates the aggregation of multiple links, effectively increasing the total throughput and improving network reliability.
Link Steering:The chipset intelligently directs traffic over the most efficient links based on parameters like bandwidth availability, signal strength, and congestion levels.
Load Balancing:MLO dynamically distributes the network load across available links, ensuring optimal utilization and preventing congestion on any particular link.
Seamless Handover:MLO ensures seamless handover between different links, maintaining uninterrupted connectivity as a device moves within the network.
In conclusion, the IPQ9574 and IPQ9557 chipsets play a vital role in enabling the 802.11be standard, offering advanced features like Multi-Link Operation (MLO) to optimize network performance and efficiency. These chipsets pave the way for the next era of wireless connectivity, delivering higher speeds, lower latency, and a seamless user experience.
Wallys wifi7 mainboard DR9574
[size=10.5000pt]Operating Temperature Range
[size=10.5000pt]-20 ~ 70
[size=10.5000pt]Storage Temperature Range
[size=10.5000pt]-40 ~ 90
[size=10.5000pt]Operating Humidity Range
[size=10.5000pt]5 ~ 95 (non-condensing)
[size=10.5000pt]Storage Humidity Range
[size=10.5000pt]0 ~ 90 (non-condensing)
[size=10.5000pt]Qualcomm IPQ9574 Quad-Core ARM-A73 @ 2.2GHz processor ‘Alder’ Series
[size=10.5000pt]WLAN Host Interface
[size=10.5000pt]PCI Express 3.0 Interface
[size=10.5000pt]System Memory
[size=10.5000pt]2GB (2x1GB), DDR4 32-bit (2x16-bit) interface
[size=10.5000pt]Standard?Operating Voltage
[size=10.5000pt]Operating Systems
[size=10.5000pt]Host Interface
[size=10.5000pt]4 x M.2 E Key interface with PCIe 3.0
[size=10.5000pt]Antenna Cable / Port
[size=10.5000pt]4x U.FL Connectors
[size=10.5000pt]Frequency Range
[size=10.5000pt]2.4GHz: 2.412~2.472GHz
[size=10.5000pt]Data Rates for WLAN
[size=10.5000pt]2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n/ax/be, max 24dBm per chain
[size=10.5000pt]Channel Spectrum Widths for WLAN
[size=10.5000pt]Supports 20/40MHz at 2.4GHz
[size=10.5000pt]Modulation Techniques
[size=10.5000pt]OFDMA: BPSK, QPSK, DBPSK, DQPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM,1024QAM, 4096QAM
[size=10.5000pt]Temperature Range
[size=10.5000pt]Operating: -20 °C to 70 °C, Storage: -40 °C to 90?°C
[size=10.5000pt]Operating: 5% to 95%, Storage: Max. 90%
[size=10.5000pt]REACH & RoHS Compliance
[size=10.5000pt]Power Consumption
[size=10.5000pt]13W (Board only)[size=10.5000pt]
[size=10.5000pt] 23W (with onboard WiFi, IPQ9574)
[size=10.5000pt]Dimensions (WxHxD)
[size=10.5000pt]203mm x 139mm x 20mm
Wallystech has over 10 years of experience in research and development, with expertise in Linux and WiFi protocols. They specialize in developing software for Qualcomm chips, including drivers, kernels, and other important software modifications and compilations, in order to meet the diverse WiFi functional requirements of their customers.
In addition to their software expertise, Wallystech also boasts a strong hardware design team. Their team of experienced professionals recognizes that RF circuit design and baseband are the most challenging aspects of hardware design. Wallystech has achieved zero errors in signal integrity, even when it comes to complex tasks like frequency conversion of network cards, from 2.4 GHz to 900 MHz.
Wallystech has provided their innovative technology solutions to notable clients such as TIP, Facebook, and Openwrt.


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