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Migration from W5200 to W5500

This page explains migration materials to W5200 users.


Driver for W5200 Users#

This driver is provided only for current W5200 users to help with a fast migration to W5500. TTo get the new or latest BSD version driver, splease refer to the W5500 Driver page.

W5500 vs W5200 Chip in Comparison#

DeviceW5500W5200
Process0.13um0.18um
Package48 LQFP (7*7 mm^2)48 QFN (7*7 mm^2)
IO Voltage / Core Voltage3.3V / 1.2V 3.3V / 1.8V
Number of sockets8 ea8 ea
SPI FrameADD1|ADD2|Control|Data0|Data1โ€ฆADD1|ADD0|OP+LEN1|LEN0|Dataโ€ฆ
8bit |8bit |8bit |8bit | 8bit8bit |8bit |1bit +7bit |8bit | 8bit
Control 1 byte (Block selection, Read/Write selection, SPI mode selection)OP Code 1 bit (Read/Write Selection)
No Data Length fieldData Length 15bit
Memory AccessTX Memory and RX Memory can be used for general data memory.TX Memory can be used for general data memory.
MCU Bus InterfaceSPISPI / 8bit parallel indirect bus mode
Regulator Related CircuitLDO output pin needs the capacitor. No need to supply the chip power (1.2V).LDO output voltage (1.8V) must be applied to the chip power (1.8V) at the outer side of the chip package.
PHY Power Down SettingPHY's power down mode can be set by configuring PHY Register.PHY's power down mode can be set by external pin.
WOL FunctionWOL over UDP SupportWOL over Ethernet Support
PHY Mode SettingPHY mode can be set by Firmware
Status LED4 LEDs (SPD / DUP / ACT / Link)3 LEDs (SPD / DUP / Link)
PHY Auto MDIX FunctionNo SupportSupport
Operating Current @100Mbps Full LinkTypical 132mATypical 160mA