The CRT502XX Bald Eagle is an 800G LR Retimer / 400G Gearbox suitable for both backplane and front panel applications including cloud-scale switches, high density routing platforms and advanced server NIC cards.
The device has Credo’s innovative SerDes technology at its core to delivery the bandwidth, scalability, and end-to-end signal integrity at low power needed to meet the demands of advanced networks up to 800G with single-lane 28G, 56G, or 112G connectivity.
The Bald Eagle supports bi-directional/full duplex 800G (16 x 56G PAM4) and 400G (8 x 56G PAM4). 28G NRZ is also supported. Bald Eagle is cost effectively manufactured on TSMC’s mature 28nm process.