Jupiter 6.5 is a cost and performance optimised reference design for audio streaming applications using WiFi and/or Ethernet. Optional functionality includes DAB/DAB+, FM-RDS reception and iPod/iPhone docking. This allows Jupiter 6.5 to act as a reference design for several applications.
Based on the Venice 6.5 module running IR 2.X software, the Jupiter 6.5 reference platform supports streaming radio and music files in a variety of formats including AAC, AAC+, ALAC, MP3, WAV, WMA and FLAC, enabling a new generation of stand-alone network-based audio products. Jupiter 6.5 operates as an internet radio, wireless speaker or docking platform with full graphic display.
Using a highly flexible architecture, the Jupiter 6.5 platform enables OEMs to use the design as-is, modified, or as a basis for development of custom products. The Jupiter 6.5 3D design provides better characterisation of RF noise sources to help reduce development time.
The platform provides a fast-track route to the latest audio technology with minimal bill-of-materials and shortest time-to-market.
The fully-flexible reference design comprises Four main PCBs.
- Audio PCB: low-cost 2-layer board, 120 x 105 mm
- Keyboard PCB: 13 keys, 2 rotary encoders with push button, 177 x 28 mm
- Display PCB: 160 x 86 mm
- iPhone dock connector PCB: 44 x 63.4 mm