Cypress : Presenting the Sterling-LWB: 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Smart Ready Multi-Standard Module

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LSR’s Sterling-LWB™ 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Smart Ready Multi-Standard Module provides your customers with more options, more certifications and a greater variety of antenna options, which altogether provides greater flexibility to meet the challenging requirements of many wireless designs. This certified module is based upon the Cypress (formerly Broadcom) 4343W chipset, and supports IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, BT 2.1+EDR, and BLE 4.1 wireless connectivity. The module comes in three configurations to best address specific applications, and features an industrial temperature rating (-40° to +85° C) and an industry-leading breadth of driver support certifications and antenna options.


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Refer to Datasheet (SiP/U.FL versions)

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FEATURES

  • Delivers IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, BT 2.1+EDR, and BLE 4.1 wireless connectivity
  • Based on next-generation silicon from Broadcom (CYW4343W)
  • Three configuration options available:
    • SiP Module (10 mm x 10 mm x 1.2 mm)
    • Module with chip antenna (15.5 mm x 21 mm x 2 mm)
    • Module with External U.FL antenna port (15.5 mm x 21 mm x 2 mm)
  • All three configurations feature Industrial Temperature Rating (-40° to +85° C)
  • Enhanced collaborative co-existence algorithms
  • Best-in-class Output Power and Rx Sensitivity
  • Optional integrated advanced chip antenna offers greater resistance to de-tuning vs. trace or standard chip antennas
  • Direct driver support for both Linux and Android
  • NEW: Sterling-LWB for WICED reference platform also available
  • SIG certified Bluetooth driver
  • Dev Board with SD card form factor for simple connectivity with Freescale i.MX 6 and other platforms
  • Broad certifications with multiple antennas: FCC (USA), IC (Canada), ETSI (Europe), Giteki (Japan), and RCM (AU/NZ)
  • Multiple certified 2.4 GHz antenna options
  • Chip, Dipole, FlexPIFA™ & FlexNotch™
  • LSR offers in-house certification of additional antennas at little to no cost

APPLICATIONS

  • Security & Building Automation
  • Internet of Things / M2M Connectivity
  • Smart Gateways

BENEFITS

  • Fully certified turn-key module
  • In addition to Linux and Android Support, Sterling-LWB can now also be used for embedded applications, utilizing the Sterling-LWB for WICED reference platform
    • LSR’s Sterling-LWB for WICED™ reference platform provides a very simple and fast way to add both 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® and BLE v4.1 connectivity to your microcontroller-based design utilizing the power of Cypress’ robust WICED™ software development kit and developer ecosystem.
    • Sterling-LWB for WICED Carrier Board

Part Number Wi-Fi/BT PNWi-Fi/BT SupportArea (mm) RegulatoryEvaluation Board
Sterling-LWB (450-0152)CYW4343W2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n, BLE/BT15.5 x 21 (Int. Antenna)FCC/IC/CE/Giteki/C-Tick SD Card Form Factor 450-0156 (Chip Antenna) 450-0155 (U.FL) Learn More…
Sterling-LWB (450-0148) CYW4343W2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n, BLE/BT15.5 x 21 (Ext. Antenna)FCC/IC/CE/Giteki/C-Tick SD Card Form Factor 450-0156 (Chip Antenna) 450-0155 (U.FL) Learn More…
Sterling-LWB (450-0159) CYW4343W2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n, BLE/BT10x10 (SiP only, no antenna)FCC/IC/CE/Giteki/C-Tick SD Card Form Factor 450-0156 (Chip Antenna) 450-0155 (U.FL) Learn More…

Devidor
Sterling-LWB Dev Kit, SD Card, U.FL (Item # 450-0155)
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The Sterling-LWB development kit features a convenient SD Card form factor for convenient compatibility with a variety of Microprocessor development platforms, such as NXP/Freescale i.MX6. Full driver support for Linux, along with step-by-step user guides, dramatically simplifies adding a powerful Wi-Fi module to your Linux-based development project. The Sterling-LWB Dev Kit’s driver supports the latest Linux version and provides backports to v4.1.15 of the Linux kernel, and has been validated to work with a number of i.mx6 development platforms. Learn More…

Sterling-LWB Dev Kit, SD Card, Chip Antenna (Item # 450-0156)
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The Sterling-LWB development kit features a convenient SD Card form factor for convenient compatibility with a variety of Microprocessor development platforms, such as NXP/Freescale i.MX6. Full driver support for Linux, along with step-by-step user guides, dramatically simplifies adding a powerful Wi-Fi module to your Linux-based development project. The Sterling-LWB Dev Kit’s driver supports the latest Linux version and provides backports to v4.1.15 of the Linux kernel, and has been validated to work with a number of i.mx6 development platforms. Learn More…

Sterling-LWB for WICED carrier board (Item # 450-0173)
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Development is fast and easy with a carrier board that plugs directly into virtually any STM32F4xx Discovery Kit. Design implementation is straight-forward as well, as source CAD files make an outstanding starting point. You can now leverage the high-performance Sterling-LWB™ module for embedded applications as well! The Sterling-LWB for WICEDTM reference platform provides a very simple and fast way to add both Wi-Fi and BLE v4.1 connectivity to your microcontroller-based design utilizing the power of Cypress’ robust WICEDTM software development kit. The low cost, pre-certified Sterling-LWB is now validated with the STM32F411 MCU and can be migrated to other popular MCU’s, giving you unmatched speed in adding Wi-Fi and BLE to your application. In addition to the carrier board hardware, this comprehensive reference platform features extensive documentation and software examples, TiWiConnect™ cloud connectivity and ModuleLink™ mobile app for easy development and integration. Learn More…

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