Baikal Electronics is a Russian fabless semiconductor company that develops and markets energy-efficient processors and SoCs for computer systems and industrial applications with various levels of performance and functionality.
Baikal Electronics release it first SoC based on MIPS architecture in May, 2015. Baikal-T1, a new communications processor using a MIPS P5600 CPU; this chip will be deployed in a number of networking-related applications such as wireless routers, home gateways and other connected devices for applications such as industrial automation.
This processor includes:
- Two MIPS r5 P5600 processor cores working on 1200 MHz
- 32 kbytes of I-cache, 32 kbytes of D-cache, 64 kbytes of buid-in SRAM
- 1 megabyte of L2 cache
- DDR3-1600 32-bit memory controller with ECC
- Two 1Gbe Ethernet ports
- One 10Gbe Ethernet port
- Two ports SATA 3.0
- PCIex gen.3 interface
- USB 2.0 interface
- Two serial UARTs
- Three timers with separate interrupts
- Watchdog timer
- Two SPI interfaces
- Two I2C interfaces
- DMA controller with 8 channels
- 32 pins of GPIOs
- Build-in ROM with BROM® monitor
The processor is done by 28nm process.
- Baikal Electronics ships a Linux kernel, U-Boot loader and minimal root filesystem in its SDK
- Baikal Electronics ships a Debian root filesystem in its SDK
- Additional software and tools for reference boards