Microsoft G (MN-700) Wireless Router Teardown

30 November 2012
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.


  • Broadcom BCM94712 reference design
  • Complete Broadcom solution from radio to Ethernet switch
  • Broadcom SmartRadio™ technology that claims to deliver higher throughput, greater range, and lower CPU utilization versus other 802.11g solutions
  • Ethernet and USB interfaces
  • WPA and 802.11x security

Microsoft G (MN-700) Wireless Router - Product Disassembly - Initial Opening View 1Microsoft G (MN-700) Wireless Router - Product Disassembly - Initial Opening View 1

Microsoft G (MN-700) Wireless Router - Main PCB TopMicrosoft G (MN-700) Wireless Router - Main PCB Top

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