SX-PCEAN2 Radio Module (2x2)

802.11 a/b/g/n Mini PCIe Radio Module with Industrial Temperature Support

This SX-PCEAN2 is a dual band PCI Express wireless module, featuring two stream MIMO technology and industrial temperature support with throughput up to 300 Mbps. It is an ideal solution for high performance applications based on the NXP i.MX6 platform.

Top Features:

  • Features Qualcomm's AR9592 (i-temp) or AR9582 (c-temp) radio chip.
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compliant 
  • PCI express half-mini card 1.2 compliant
  • 2x2 MIMO system and 40MHz channel bandwidth support
  • IEEE 802.11e QOS support
  • NXP i.MX 6 as the evaluation platform

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Applications:

The SX-PCEAN2 is the next generation dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n PCIe module with industrial temperature support which is designed for devices that require wireless connectivity in a small form factor combined with high data throughput at extreme temperatures.

The SX-PCEAN2 is ideal for high performance applications based on the NXP i.MX 6 platform. It is designed to meet the demanding performance requirements of critical embedded applications. Applications include, but are not limited to, Medical devices, Security Systems, Industrial, PoS, Digital Signs, Set-Top/ Net-Top Box, Embedded / Industrial / Tablet PC, Handheld devices, Thin Client devices, and many more.

Features and Benefits:

  • Qualcomm Atheros AR9592 / AR9582 highly integrated chip set
  • Industrial temperature support
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compliant 2.4/5 GHz dual band
  • 2x2 MIMO performance with data rate up to 300 Mbps
  • PCI Express Mini Card 1.2 compliant
  • Supports open source ath9k driver
  • Linux supplicant available for WPA/WPA2-PSK & 802.1x EAP
  • IEEE 802.11e QOS support
  • Small form factor-based by Industry’s highest quality
  • NXP i.MX 6 support
  • Custom driver development available

SX-PCEAN2 Specifications - Block Diagram

General Specifications

Items

Specifications

Units

Notes

Connector Type

PCI express mini card edge

ï¼

Mating number 10

ï¼

Antenna Connectors

U.FL Alternative connector x 2

ï¼

Device Interfaces

PCI Express Mini Card v1.2

ï¼

Signal definitions : PCI Express v1.1

RF Interface

IEEE802.11a/b/g/n

ï¼

IEEE802.11-2012

Weight

3.3

g

Dimensions

W x H x D

29.85 x 26.65 x 3.45

mm

+/- 0.15mm

MTBF

90,000

h

Min.

ESD Resistance

Antenna pins

+/- 2000

V

Max.

Human Body Model at RF Port.

JESD22-A114F (JS-001-2012)

Class 2 device

Hardware Encryption Engine

WiFi

RC4 128 bits

ï¼

AES 128 bits

Antenna Port Impedance

CN1/CN2

50 +/-20%

Ω

VSWR < 2.6

Environmental Specifications

Items

Specifications

Units

Notes

Assembled Storage Temperature

-40 to +105

℃

Unpackaged.

Assembled Storage Humidity

10 to 85

%RH

Non condensing

Storage Temperature

+5 to +35

℃

Packaged.

Storage Humidity

20 to 60

%RH

Non condensing

Packaged.

Operating Temperature

c version

0 to +70

℃

Ambient

* Environmental condition is separately defined.

i version

-40 to +85

Operating Humidity

10 to 80

%RH

Non condensing

Current Consumption Specifications

Items

Specifications

 Units

 Notes

Mode

Standards

Rate

Typ.

Current Consumption

Tx

11a

6 Mbps

420

mA

+3.3 V power source

5GHz

54 Mbps

390

mA

+3.3 V power source

11na HT20

1chain

MCS0

430

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS7

370

mA

+3.3 V power source

11na HT20

2chain

MCS8

790

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS15

660

mA

+3.3 V power source

11na HT40

1chain

MCS0

400

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS7

380

mA

+3.3 V power source

11na HT40

2chain

MCS8

730

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS15

680

mA

+3.3 V power source

Rx

All mode

160

mA

+3.3 V power source

Mode

Standards

Rate

Typ.

Current Consumption

Tx

11b

1 Mbps

320

mA

+3.3 V power source

2.4GHz

11 Mbps

320

mA

+3.3 V power source

11g

6 Mbps

340

mA

+3.3 V power source

54 Mbps

310

mA

+3.3 V power source

11ng HT20

1chain

MCS0

330

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS7

310

mA

+3.3 V power source

11ng HT20

2chain

MCS8

580

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS15

540

mA

+3.3 V power source

11ng HT40

1chain

MCS0

320

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS7

320

mA

+3.3 V power source

11ng HT40

2chain

MCS8

560

mA

+3.3 V power source

MCS15

560

mA

+3.3 V power source

Rx

All mode

160

mA

+3.3 V power source


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