How is the MLB interface on SC58x different from previous SHARC processors?

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Following table lists some of the important differences between the MLB interface on previous SHARCs and SC58x


Older SHARCsSC58x
Only 3-pin and 5-pin modes3-pin and 6-pin mode(LVDS)
Only MOST 25 and MOST 150 supportSupports MOST150 also
Max data rate of 1024xfsMax data rate of 4096xfs
Supports only 31 channels for data transmissionSupport for 63 logical and 64 physical channels
Only synchronous and asynchronous data transmissionAdditional support for isochronous mode
No dedicated internal RAM for data buffersDedicated internal RAM for data buffer and channel table
No provision for clock recoveryDedicated PLL for clock recovery and phase alignment