BCM7405

Multiformat HD Digital Video/Audio SoC for Satellite, IP and Cable STBs with Picture-in-Picture

The BCM7405 is a high-performance, high definition (HD) satellite, cable, and IP set-top box DVR System-on-Chip solution.

It combines a fast 1100-DMIPS MIPS32/MIPS16e™-class CPU, high-speed graphics processing, including video scaling and motion adaptive deinterlacing, a very flexible data transport processor, an MPEG-4/VC-1/MPEG-2/AVS-compliant video decoder, a programmable audio decoder, six video DACs, stereo high-fidelity audio DACs, dual Fast Ethernet ports, one with integrated PHY, triple USB 2.0, a PCI 2.3/Expansion Bus, a high-speed 400-Mhz DDR2 memory controller, and a peripheral control unit that provides a variety of set-top box control functions. Integrated in 65-nm technology, it offers one of the highest levels of single-chip system performance available for STB applications.

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  • Advanced multiformat decoder supporting: HD/SD H.264/AVC Main and High Profile to Level 4.1 (HD), Level 3.1 (SD), VC-1 Advanced Profile @ Level 3, Simple and Main Profile, HD/SD MPEG-2 Main Profile at Main and High levels, MPEG still image decode and SD MPEG-4 P2 SP/ASP, DivX 3.11/4.11/5.x/6x/Home Theater
  • Advanced audio processor supporting: AAC LC, AAC LC+SBR Level 2, AAC+ Level 2, AAC-HE, Dolby® Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, MPEG I layers 1, 2, and 3 (MP3), Windows Media® and Windows Media Pro audio, one pair of on-chip stereo high-fidelity audio DACs, 3D SRS audio support, and one I2S input port and one I2S output port, plus S/PDIF output
  • 64-bit DDR2 DRAM controller
  • Dual SATA-2 interfaces for DVR and DVD applications

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