Saturday, July 27, 2013

7/27/2013 03:53:00 PM

Chromecast Teardown

Knock Knock, the Chromecast dongle here! Google knows that Pakistan Vs India match are more entertaining when watched on a 72-inch HD display, so they tamped Chrome into a closely dongle, threw an HDMI output on it, and provided the globe and of course we deserve! Sign up as we tear down the Chromecast to discover how Google fit.



Specifications:

● 1080p HDMI output
● 2.4 GHz WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
● 1080P maximum output video resolution
● USB-powered
● Compatible with a variety of devices, including both iOS and Android devices

Highlights:

● Requires external power via an available (non-service) USB port or via the USB charging cable and adapter.
● Model number H2G2-42 appears to be a reference to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy with the "42" being the answer to life, the universe, and everything.
● Components: AzureWave AW-NH387 802.11 b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth and FM Combo Module, Marvell DE3005-A1 System on Chip, Micron MT29F16G08MAA 16 Gb (2 GB) NAND Flash Memory, Micron D9PXV 512 MB DDR3L SDRAM.

Google Chromecast Package
Google Chromecast Operation

Google Chromecast Operation