Nano SocketLAN is a secure embedded Ethernet module that enables installed devices to connect to the IP Networks over a 10/100BaseT Ethernet LAN. It includes the iChip™ CO2144 IP Communication Controller™ chip and a 10/100BaseT Ethernet Phy and is packaged in a 35×24 mm RoHS-compliant ultra-slim low profile form factor.
Serial to LAN – Connecting serial embedded devices to 10/100 LAN
Building dual purpose LAN & WiFi solutions using single base platform/li>
Connecting serial embedded devices to the Internet with SSL security
The Nano SocketLAN contains a pin to pin compatible connector to Connect One’s Nano Socket iWiFi Module, allowing a seamless swap between the two modules. Customers are now able to design embedded devices to connect using either LAN or WiFi, simply by adding the correct module.
Nano SocketLAN makes adding LAN connectivity to embedded devices a breeze. It does not require any kind of IP stack or driver development on the host CPU, and its multiple interface (UART, SPI and USB) minimize the need to redesign the host device hardware. Connect One’s high-level AT+i™ API eliminates the need to add LAN drivers, security or networking protocols and tasks to the host application.
Nano SocketLAN supports the SSL3/TLS1 protocol for secure sockets, HTTPS and FTPS.
Nano SocketLAN supports several operation modes:
SerialNet Serial to LAN Bridge – allowing transparent bridging of Serial over LAN, using the 3Mbps fast UART. This is a true plug-and-play mode that eliminates any changes to the host application.
Full Internet Controller mode – allowing simple MCU to use the Nano SocketLAN’s rich protocol and application capabilities to perform complex Internet operations such as E-mail, FTP, SSL, embedded web server and others. It also acts as a firewall, providing a security gap between the application and the network.
PPP modem emulation – allowing existing (e.g. modem) designs currently using PPP to connect transparently over LAN
As product volumes increases, customers may realize significant cost savings by switching to an on-PCB design using iChip CO2144/2128/2064. The transition is seamless as no changes is required to the application. Reference designs and additional information for this transition are available.