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Roku XDS Teardown

Trident / NXP PNX8935 multi-format source decoder

The Roju XDS uses a Trident Microsystems / NXP Semiconductors PNX8935 multi-format source decoder. The chips has the following markings:

Trident
PNX8935E1/M101S1
P2U110.00
06
ESD1035M1A
SPLC

NXP is a joint venture of Phillips and Roku. In February 2010, Trident acquired NXP’s television systems and set-top box business lines.

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