5G NR Digital BBU Model ZXRAN V9200 – ZTE Corporation

PublisherEJL Wireless Research
Published February 2021
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EJL Wireless Research Product Code: DNA-I-2021-001
Report Title: ZTE ZXRAN V9200

This report provides a comprehensive analysis for the ZTE Corporation ZXRAN
V9200 5G NR Digital Baseband Unit (BBU). This product supports single mode
5G NR RRUs and AAUs.

Features
System Functional Description
System Level Block Diagrams
High Level Mechanical Analysis
o Heat Sink
o Heat Fins
High Level PCB Analysis
Component Diagrams
o Semiconductor/component locations on PCB
High Level Bill of Materials
o Semiconductor ICs (ASICs, FPGAs, memory, logic, power, etc.)
o Passive/other components (Transformers, Power inductors, Power
capacitors, power/datacom/optical connectors)
o Complete Part Number/Marking
o Component Manufacturer Identification
o Function Component Description
o Package Type
Excludes analysis of passive chip resistors, capacitors, and inductors

Total Pages: 95
Total Exhibits: 116
Total Tables: 19


TABLE OF CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY …………………………………………………………….. 6
Active/Passive Component Summary ………………………………………………………. 6
Important Note: ……………………………………………………………………………….. 6
CHAPTER 1: ZTE 5G BBU ………………………………………………………. 7
Overview of Baseband Unit …………………………………………………………………… 7
CHAPTER 2: V9200 CHASSIS ………………………………………………….. 12
2.1 Dummy Slot Unit …………………………………………………………………………. 19
CHAPTER 3: FAN ARRAY UNIT VFC1 …………………………………………… 22
3.1 Front Panel Assembly ……………………………………………………………………. 26
3.2 Fan Array Module ………………………………………………………………………… 29
3.3 Fan Controller Module …………………………………………………………………… 32
CHAPTER 4: POWER SUPPLY VPDC1 …………………………………………… 41
4.1 Power Distribution Unit PCB Analysis …………………………………………………. 48
CHAPTER 5: SWITCHING/TRANSPORT UNIT VSWC2 …………………………… 53
CHAPTER 6: BASEBAND PROCESSING UNIT VBPC5 …………………………….. 71
APPENDIX A COMPONENT ANALYSIS ……………………………………………. 89
APPENDIX B …………………………………………………………………….. 91
APPENDIX C ACTIVE COMPONENTS BY SUPPLIER ……………………………….. 92
APPENDIX D PASSIVE COMPONENTS BY SUPPLIER ……………………………… 93

TABLES
Table 1: V9200 Power Consumption with Single Mode/Multi-Mode 5G and Multi-Mode 2G/3G/4G …………. 9
Table 2: V9200 Power and Signal Backplane PCB Bill of Materials, Top ……………………………………….. 17
Table 3: V9200 Power and Signal Backplane PCB Bill of Materials, Bottom …………………………………… 18
Table 4: Fan Controller Module PCB 1 Top Bill of Materials ………………………………………………………. 40
Table 5: Fan Controller Module PCB 1 Bottom Bill of Materials ………………………………………………….. 40
Table 6: Fan Controller Module PCB 2 Top Bill of Materials ………………………………………………………. 40
Table 7: Fan Controller Module PCB 2 Bottom Bill of Materials ………………………………………………….. 40
Table 8: VPD Power Distribution Unit PCB Top Bill of Materials ………………………………………………….. 51
Table 9: VPD Power Distribution Unit PCB Bottom Bill of Materials ……………………………………………… 51
Table 10: VSWc2 PCB Top Bill of Materials ………………………………………………………………………….. 66
Table 11: VSWc2 PCB Top Passive Only Bill of Materials ………………………………………………………….. 68
Table 12: VSWc2 PCB Bottom Bill of Materials ……………………………………………………………………… 70
Table 13: VBPc5 5G Performance Specifications ……………………………………………………………………. 71
Table 14: VBPc5 PCB Top Bill of Materials …………………………………………………………………………… 84
Table 15: VBPc5 PCB Top Passive Only Bill of Materials …………………………………………………………… 86
Table 16: VBPc5 PCB Bottom Bill of Materials ………………………………………………………………………. 88
Table 17: V9200 System Unit PCBs by Component Type …………………………………………………………. 91
Table 18: V9200 System Unit PCBs by Active Component Vendor ……………………………………………… 92
Table 19: V9200 System Unit PCBs by Passive/Connector/Other Component Vendor ………………………. 93
Licensed to First Name Last Name, Company Name

EXHIBITS
Exhibit 1: ZTE Corporation 5G NR AAU Solution Example ………………………………………………………….. 7
Exhibit 2: ZXRAN V9200 Hardware Architecture Diagram ………………………………………………………….. 8
Exhibit 3: ZXRAN V9200, Front View …………………………………………………………………………………… 9
Exhibit 4: ZXRAN V9200, Back View ……………………………………………………………………………………. 9
Exhibit 5: ZXRAN V9200, Top View …………………………………………………………………………………… 10
Exhibit 6: ZXRAN V9200, Bottom View ………………………………………………………………………………. 10
Exhibit 7: ZXRAN V9200, Left Side View …………………………………………………………………………….. 11
Exhibit 8: ZXRAN V9200, Right Side View …………………………………………………………………………… 11
Exhibit 9: V9200 Chassis Card Slot Assignment ……………………………………………………………………. 12
Exhibit 10: V9200 Chassis Functional Card Slot Assignment …………………………………………………….. 12
Exhibit 11: V9200 Chassis, Empty …………………………………………………………………………………….. 12
Exhibit 12: V9200 Chassis, Guide Rail Locations …………………………………………………………………… 13
Exhibit 13: V9200 Chassis, Right Side View …………………………………………………………………………. 13
Exhibit 14: V9200 Chassis, Left Side View …………………………………………………………………………… 13
Exhibit 15: V9200 Chassis Rear Cover, External View …………………………………………………………….. 14
Exhibit 16: V9200 Chassis Rear Cover, Internal View …………………………………………………………….. 14
Exhibit 17: V9200 Chassis, Back Cover Removed ………………………………………………………………….. 15
Exhibit 18: V9200 Chassis, Backplane PCB Removed ……………………………………………………………… 15
Exhibit 19: V9200 Chassis, Backplane PCB, Internal View ……………………………………………………….. 16
Exhibit 20: V9200 Chassis, Backplane PCB, External View ……………………………………………………….. 16
Exhibit 21: V9200 Power and Signal Backplane PCB Component Diagram, Top ……………………………… 17
Exhibit 22: V9200 Power and Signal Backplane PCB Component Diagram, Bottom …………………………. 18
Exhibit 23: V9200 Dummy Slot Unit, Dimensions ………………………………………………………………….. 19
Exhibit 24: V9200 Dummy Slot Unit, Rear View ……………………………………………………………………. 20
Exhibit 25: V9200 Dummy Slot Unit, Top View …………………………………………………………………….. 20
Exhibit 26: V9200 Dummy Slot Unit, Bottom View ………………………………………………………………… 21
Exhibit 27: V9200 Dummy Slot Unit, Right Side View …………………………………………………………….. 21
Exhibit 28: VFC1 Warning Label ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 22
Exhibit 29: VFC1 Fan Array Top View …………………………………………………………………………………. 23
Exhibit 30: VFC1 Fan Array Bottom View …………………………………………………………………………….. 23
Exhibit 31: VFC1 Fan Array Left Side View ………………………………………………………………………….. 24
Exhibit 32: VFC1 Fan Array Right Side View ………………………………………………………………………… 24
Exhibit 33: Fan Array, Major Components …………………………………………………………………………… 25
Exhibit 34: Fan Array Faceplate, Dimensions ……………………………………………………………………….. 26
Exhibit 35: Fan Array Faceplate, External View …………………………………………………………………….. 27
Exhibit 36: Fan Array Faceplate, Internal View ……………………………………………………………………… 27
Exhibit 37: Fan Array Faceplate, EMI Gaskets ………………………………………………………………………. 28
Exhibit 38: Fan Array Faceplate, Top, Bottom, Right, and Left Side Views ……………………………………. 28
Exhibit 39: Fan Unit Marking …………………………………………………………………………………………… 29
Exhibit 40: Fan Array Module Power Connectors …………………………………………………………………… 29
Exhibit 41: Fan Array Module Left Side View ………………………………………………………………………… 30
Exhibit 42: Fan Array Module Right Side View ………………………………………………………………………. 30
Exhibit 43: Fan Array Module Cover, External View ……………………………………………………………….. 31
Exhibit 44: Fan Array Module Cover, Internal View ………………………………………………………………… 31
Exhibit 45: Fan Array Module Cover, Side View …………………………………………………………………….. 31
Exhibit 46: Fan Controller Module, Top View (Left), Bottom View (Right) …………………………………….. 32
Exhibit 47: Fan Controller Module, Front View (Left), Back View (Right) ………………………………………. 32
Exhibit 48: Right Side Cover, External View (Left), Internal View (Right) …………………………………….. 33
Exhibit 49: Left Side Cover External View (Left), Internal View (Right) ……………………………………….. 33
Exhibit 50: Fan Controller Module, Right Side Cover Removed ………………………………………………….. 33
Exhibit 51: Fan Controller Module PCB 1 and PCB 2 ……………………………………………………………….. 34
Exhibit 52: Fan Controller Module PCB 2 Attachment ……………………………………………………………… 34
Exhibit 53: Fan Controller Module PCB 2 and Left Side Cover ……………………………………………………. 35
Exhibit 54: PCB 1 Top Component Diagram …………………………………………………………………………. 36
Exhibit 55: PCB 1 Bottom Component Diagram …………………………………………………………………….. 37
Exhibit 56: PCB 2 Top Component Diagram …………………………………………………………………………. 38
Exhibit 57: PCB 2 Bottom Component Diagram …………………………………………………………………….. 39
Exhibit 58: VPDc1 Label …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 41
Exhibit 59: Power Distribution Unit, Top View ………………………………………………………………………. 42
Exhibit 60: Power Distribution Unit, Bottom View ………………………………………………………………….. 42
Exhibit 61: Power Distribution Unit, Right Side View ………………………………………………………………. 42
Exhibit 62: Power Distribution Unit, Left Side View ………………………………………………………………… 42
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Exhibit 63: Power Distribution Unit, Top Shield Removed ………………………………………………………… 43
Exhibit 64: Power Distribution Unit, Bottom Shield ………………………………………………………………… 43
Exhibit 65: Power Distribution Unit, Front Panel Dimensions, External View (Left) and Internal View (Right)
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 44
Exhibit 66: Power Distribution Unit, Front Panel Dimensions, Top View (Left) and Bottom View (Right) … 44
Exhibit 67: Power Distribution Unit, Front Panel, Handle Dimensions, Side View (Left) and Top View
(Right) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 44
Exhibit 68: Power Distribution Unit, Front Panel, Top, Components ……………………………………………. 45
Exhibit 69: VPD Power Distribution Unit Top Shield, External View …………………………………………….. 45
Exhibit 70: VPD Power Distribution Unit Top Shield, Internal View ……………………………………………… 46
Exhibit 71: VPD Power Distribution Unit Bottom Shield, External View ………………………………………… 47
Exhibit 72: VPD Power Distribution Unit Bottom Shield, Internal View …………………………………………. 47
Exhibit 73: Power Distribution Unit PCB, Top View …………………………………………………………………. 48
Exhibit 74: Power Distribution Unit PCB, Bottom View …………………………………………………………….. 48
Exhibit 75: VPD Power Distribution Unit PCB Top Component Diagram ………………………………………… 50
Exhibit 76: VPD Power Distribution Unit PCB Bottom Component Diagram ……………………………………. 50
Exhibit 77: Power Distribution Unit Circuit Diagram ……………………………………………………………….. 52
Exhibit 78: VSWc2 Switch/Transport Unit, Top View ………………………………………………………………. 53
Exhibit 79: VSWc2 Switch/Transport Unit, Bottom View ………………………………………………………….. 54
Exhibit 80: VSWc2 Switch/Transport Unit, Block Diagram ……………………………………………………….. 55
Exhibit 81: VSWc2 Front Panel Interfaces …………………………………………………………………………… 56
Exhibit 82: VSWc2 Front Panel, External View ……………………………………………………………………… 56
Exhibit 83: VSWc2 Front Panel, Internal View ………………………………………………………………………. 57
Exhibit 84: VSWc2 Front Panel, Top View ……………………………………………………………………………. 57
Exhibit 85: VSWc2 Front Panel, Bottom View ……………………………………………………………………….. 58
Exhibit 86: VSWc2 Top View, Thermal Heatsink Removed ……………………………………………………….. 58
Exhibit 87: VSWc2 Thermal Heatsink, External View ………………………………………………………………. 59
Exhibit 88: VSWc2 Thermal Heatsink Barcode Label ………………………………………………………………. 60
Exhibit 89: VSWc2 Thermal Heatsink, Internal View ………………………………………………………………. 60
Exhibit 90: VSWc2 Bottom Shield, External View…………………………………………………………………… 61
Exhibit 91: VSWc2 Bottom Shield, Internal View …………………………………………………………………… 62
Exhibit 92: VSWc2 PCB Top Component Diagram ………………………………………………………………….. 65
Exhibit 93: VSWc2 PCB Top Passive Only Component Diagram …………………………………………………. 67
Exhibit 94: VSWc2 PCB Bottom Component Diagram ……………………………………………………………… 69
Exhibit 95: VBPc5 Baseband Processing Unit, Top View …………………………………………………………… 71
Exhibit 96: VBPc5 Baseband Processing Unit, Bottom View ………………………………………………………. 72
Exhibit 97: VBPc5 Baseband Processing Unit, Block Diagram ……………………………………………………. 73
Exhibit 98: VBPc5 Front Panel Interfaces ……………………………………………………………………………. 74
Exhibit 99: VBPc5 Front Panel, External View ………………………………………………………………………. 74
Exhibit 100: VBPc5 Front Panel, Internal View ……………………………………………………………………… 74
Exhibit 101: VBPc5 Front Panel, Top View …………………………………………………………………………… 75
Exhibit 102: VBPc5 Front Panel, Bottom View ………………………………………………………………………. 75
Exhibit 103: VBPc5 Top View, Thermal Heatsink Removed ………………………………………………………. 76
Exhibit 104: VBPc5 Thermal Heatsink, External View ……………………………………………………………… 77
Exhibit 105: VBPc5 Thermal Heatsink Barcode Label ……………………………………………………………… 77
Exhibit 106: VBPc5 Thermal Heatsink, Internal View ……………………………………………………………… 78
Exhibit 107: VBPc5 Bottom Shield, External View ………………………………………………………………….. 79
Exhibit 108: VBPc5 Bottom Shield, Internal View ………………………………………………………………….. 80
Exhibit 109: VBPc5 PCB Top Component Diagram …………………………………………………………………. 83
Exhibit 110: VBPc5 PCB Top Passive Only Component Diagram…………………………………………………. 85
Exhibit 111: VBPc5 PCB Bottom Component Diagram …………………………………………………………….. 87
Exhibit 112: Component Market Share by Type ……………………………………………………………………. 89
Exhibit 113: Active Semiconductor Market Share by Vendor …………………………………………………….. 90
Exhibit 114: Active Semiconductor Market Share by Vendor, 64+ Pin …………………………………………. 90
Exhibit 115: Passive/Connector/Other Component Market Share by Vendor …………………………………. 94
Exhibit 116: Passive/Connector/Other Component Market Share by Country of Origin …………………….. 94