The KSZ9896 is a fully integrated layer 2, managed, six-port gigabit Ethernet switch with numerous advanced features. Five of the six ports incorporate 10/100/1000 Mbps PHYs. The sixth port has a MAC interface that can be configured as GMII, RGMII, MII or RMII.
Full register access is available by SPI or I2C interfaces, and by optional in-band management via any of the data ports. PHY register access is provided by a MIIM interface.
Security features include support for IEEE 802.1X port-based authentication and Access Control List (ACL) filtering.
An assortment of power-management features including Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) have been designed in to satisfy energy efficient environments.
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Integrated 6-port 10/100/1000 Layer-2 switch with Gigabit uplink
- Non-blocking wire-speed Ethernet switching fabric