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Banana Pi Releases $30 WiFi 6 Router With Triductor TR6560 SoC

Banana Pi has introduced the BPI-Wifi6 router, an accessible WiFi 6 router solution priced at around $30. This device comes in a complete package with a plastic enclosure, four external antennas, an Ethernet cable, and a power supply. The router runs a fork of OpenWrt with Linux 5.10.

The hardware specifications of the Banana Pi BPI-Wifi6 router include:

  • SoC: Triductor TR6560 dual-core Arm Cortex-A9 processor @ 1.2 GHz with LSW and hardware NAT up to 5 Gbps
  • WiFi chipset: Triductor TR5220
  • System Memory: 512 MB DDR3
  • Storage: 128MB SPI NAND flash
  • Networking:
    • 1x Gigabit Ethernet WAN port with optional PoE support
    • 3x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
    • 2.4 GHz WiFi 6 (802.11ax) 2×2 MIMO up to 573.5 Mbps
    • 5 GHz WiFi 6 (802.11ax) 2×2 MIMO up to 2401.9 Mbps
    • 4x external antennas
  • Security: Supports AP and STA modules, WPA, WPA2, WPA3
  • Debugging: 6-pin debug UART header
  • Power Supply: 12V DC via barrel jack
  • Dimensions: SBC only without case 137 x 107 mm

Source: CNX Software – Embedded Systems News.