Google Chromecast (H2G2-42)

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bgn (N150)
media streamer, computer-on-a-stick
Google Chromecast
Model Part Number
media streamer, computer-on-a-stick
Marvell 88DE3005
CPU1 Type
ARM Cortex-A9 (v7)
CPU1 Speed
1.0 GHz ( 2 cores )
Flash1 Chip
Micron MT29F16G08CBACA
Flash1 Size
2 GiB 2,048 MiB <br />2,147,483,648 B <br />16,777,216 Kib <br />2,097,152 KiB <br />16,384 Mib <br />
RAM1 Size
512 MiB536,870,912 B <br />4,194,304 Kib <br />524,288 KiB <br />4,096 Mib <br />0.5 GiB <br />
RAM1 Chip
Micron MT41K256M16HA-125:E

802dot11 OUI: D0:E7:82 (-, 1 W), F8:8F:CA (2 E, 3 W)

Expansion IF types
none specified
5 VDC, 0.85 A
Connector type
USB Female Micro-B
HDMI out

Default SSID: ChromecastXXXX

Availability common
FCC approval date 17 May 2013
(Est.) release date 07 August 2013
UPC 811571013579
(UPC DB, On eBay)
ASIN B00DR0PDNE Flag of the United States.svg
Country of manuf China
Radio 1
Radio1 module
Radio1 module IF
SDIO (module)
Marvell 88W8787
Wireless interface OUI
D0:E7:82, F8:8F:CA
Antenna Connector Type
none specified
MIMO status
Wireless Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
up to 150 Mbps
up to 54 Mbps
up to 11 Mbps
WiFi Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz
 CPU1 brandRadio1 chip1 brandRadio1 chip2 brand
Google Chromecast (H2G2-42)MarvellMarvell
Google Chromecast 2015 (NC2-6A5)MarvellMarvell
Google Chromecast 2018 (NC2-6A5B)MarvellMarvell
Google Chromecast Audio (RUX-J42)MarvellMarvell
Google Chromecast Ultra (NC2-6A5-D)MarvellMarvell

For a list of all currently documented Marvell chipsets with specifications, see Marvell.

For a list of all currently documented Google device with specifications, see Google.

150 Mbps - 1SS 2.4GHz 802.11n (40MHz chan.) = N150 class


See also FCC ID: A4RH2G2-2A (new revision?)

Before configuration, the device broadcasts an SSID w/ a format of ChromecastXXXX

(XXXX being a 4-digit number) w/ a F8:8F:CA (Google Fiber) OUI.
After setup, the device seems to use a D0:E7:82 (AzureWave) OUI.

Per the FCC test report...

  • the manufacturer is noted as Flextronics International LTD
  • the product name is noted as H840 DEVICE
  • the device is single-stream 802.11b/g/n capable
AzureWave AW-NH387L (QFN) 1T1R 802.11bgn PPage
Inverted F Antenna (IFA) (1.9dBi gain) on the PCB
  • the device takes power via a standard USB Female Micro-B port.

The power adapter is specified as a...

  • GPN SSW-2222US (120-240VAC ~ 50/60Hz -> 5VDC)
this charger appears to have been used with Motorola phones
(photos on's forums)
100-240VAC ~ 50/60Hz, 0.2A -> 5.1VDC 850mA, w/ USB (Female A) connector
standard USB charger w/ 850mA power output

Additional specifications

Additional specifications, per Google's product page, follow...

  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 72 mm x 35 mm x 12 mm
  • Weight: 34 g

Links of Interest

Product page

Chromecast on Wikipedia



External links

"H840 REV 3.30" is silkscreened on the board.
Marvell 88DE3005 (DE3005-A1, ARMADA 1500-mini) SoC
Micron MT29F16G08CBACA 16Gb (2GB) NAND
Micron MT41K256M16HA-125:E 4Gb (512MB) DDR3 RAM (FBGA code D9PXV)
USB Female Micro-B power connector
"H840 REV 3.10" appears to be silkscreened on the board.
Marvell 88DE3005-A1 (DE3005-A1) SoC
Product brief for the DE3010
ARMADA 1000, dual Sheeva cores, the DE3005 uses a single core
Micron MT29F16G08CBACA 16Gb (2GB) NAND
Micron MT41K256M16HA-125:E 4Gb (512MB) DDR3 RAM (FBGA code D9PXV)
Seems to have been code named Eureka