The RS9116 from Redpine Signals is a Single-Band Multi-Protocol Wireless Module for 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), 802.11j and dual-mode Bluetooth 5.0. It supports 20 MHz and 40 MHz Wi-Fi channel bandwidths and has a transmitting power of up to 18 dBm (Wi-Fi) and 16 dBm (Bluetooth) with an integrated PA. The modules offers a high throughput and an extended range with power-optimized performance. It has an integrated baseband processor with a calibration memory, RF transceiver, high-power amplifier, balun and T/R switch with a dual external antenna options.
The module has a maximum data rate of up to 54 Mbps (Wi-Fi) and 2 Mbps (Bluetooth) and operates over a voltage range of 1.75 - 3.63 V. The inbuilt Bluetooth stack supports L2CAP, AVDTP, AVCTP, RFCOMM, SDP, ATT, SMP and profile supports SPP, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, PBAP, IAP, GAP, GATT, IAP1, IAP2 and HID. The modules are FCC, IC, and ETSI/CE certified and offers drivers for high-level operating systems such as Linux and Android.
It supports host interfaces such as UART, SPI, SDIO, USB HS, and USB HS CDC with 20 MHz bandwidth. The module has Wireless firmware upgrade and provisioning and is externally connected to various peripherals through I2S, PCM, I2C, LED and UART debug interfaces. It provides support for Embedded Client mode, Access Point mode (Up to 16 clients), Concurrent Client and Access Point mode, Wi-Fi Direct and Enterprise Security. This AA0 module is available in a small form factor that measures 14 x 15 x 2.1 mm and is ideal for Wearable, Smart Home, Consumer Electronics, Medical, Industrial, and Retail, Agriculture and Smart City applications.