Multiformat Dual-HD Digital Video/Audio STB SoC

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Broadcom’s BCM7420 System on a Chip (SoC) contains embedded MoCA for satellite, IP and cable DVR Set-top Boxes (STBs).
The BCM7420 contains a MoCA modem for home networking, 1080p60 quality video and a suite of peripherals providing a variety of Set-top Box control functions under the oversight of a dynamic power controller for energy efficiency. The BCM7420 also contains a programmable security processor and transport engine, making the solution perfect for cable, satellite, IP, digital TV and retail business models. Broadcom's BCM7420 is part of Broadcom’s series of high-performance, connected-home STB platforms that feature support for RDK and tru2way guides for existing and next-generation Set-top Boxes. Broadcom's solutions also feature integrated DLNA and MoCA home-networking technologies along with a powerful CPU, advanced audio/video decompression, rich on-screen graphics and robust security technologies.


  • Integrated MoCA 1.0/1.1+ 240 Mb/s interface with support for 200 DMIPS CPU/MAC/PHY/1.8-GHz Tuner, Ethernet-to-MoCA bridging and low RF
  • Integrated 1394a MAC/PHY interface with 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet MAC, RGMII or 10/100 Ethernet PHY
  • 1080i60 Deinterlacer for 1080p50/60 video output supported on both HDMI and component outputs


  • HDTV
  • Set-Top Boxes

Lifecycle Status


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
Market Segment Cable, Satellite, UHDTV


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