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BALI M.2 PCIe

High performance multi-radio module supporting 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.0

  • Supports PCIe host interface with high data throughputs
  • FCC, IC, CE, TELEC certified
  • Enterprise level security 802.1x and advanced encryption protocols WPA/WPA2
  • Highly integrated module with tuned RF for high performance and long range
  • Advanced WLAN and Bluetooth coexistence for superior throughput and low-latency
  • Antenna Diversity

BALI M.2 PCIe is a high performance multi-protocol certified wireless module supporting dual-band 1-stream (1T1R) X 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi and BT5.0. This M.2 1216 standard form-factor Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo module provides superior throughputs and long range by integrating high performance base band, MAC, fine-tuned RF front end, power amplifiers, filters, switches, diplexer and crystals. With advanced coexistence algorithms, this module delivers low-latency and excellent rate-over-range performance for superior user experience. Enables secure connections using strong encryption and enterprise security protocols. These Wi-Fi modules with Bluetooth enables low-power designs by utilizing multiple advanced power-saving techniques and many host off-loading features. This PCIe Wi-Fi + BT module is based on Qualcomm QCA9377 SoC and connects to host processor with PCIe (Wi-Fi) and USB 1.1 (BT).

This multi-radio module comes with drivers for different operating systems (Linux, Windows, and Android) for complete design flexibility and ease of integration. It is offered in commercial and industrial temperature grades.

Applications

  • Smart security
  • Consumer electronics
  • Industrial IoT
  • POS terminals
  • Automotive In-Vehicle Infotainment

Wi-Fi features

  • Industry proven best performing Wi-Fi Technology supporting low power dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz), 1-stream MU-MIMO 802.11ac
  • Offers advanced security features: WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise, WPS 2.0
  • WLAN Encryption : WEP, TKIP, AES
  • Operating modes :
    • STA and SoftAP
    • P2P Group Owner, P2P Client
    • STA + SoftAP, STA + P2P Group Owner, STA + P2P Client, Support for multiple BSSID (Two softAPs and a STA can operate concurrently)
  • Module Power save : Deep sleep mode, protocol power save modes – Legacy, UAPSD and Tx power saving feature : GreenTx
  • Host Power save : ARP offloading to firmware
  • Transmit beamforming
  • WMM, DFS (Master, Client)
  • Roaming : 11r/FT, Legacy fast roaming
  • 802.11ai : FILS-SK in STA mode

Bluetooth features

  • Bluetooth technology : Bluetooth 5.0 + HS and Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Bluetooth class : Supports Bluetooth for Class-1 and Class-2 transmissions without requiring an external power amplifier
  • Bluetooth stack : BlueZ
  • BT 5.0 core profiles : SDP, L2CAP, GAP
  • BLE concurrent roles : BLE concurrent central and peripheral
  • BT 5.0 application profiles : All BT SIG (BR/EDR and BLE) profiles including HFP 1.6, A2DP/BT Audio

Common features

  • Host interfaces : PCIe for Wi-Fi and USB for Bluetooth
  • WLAN + Bluetooth coexistence
  • Globally certified module
  • Package: 1216 M.2 LGA
  • Industrial temperature grade
WLAN Technology 802.11 a/b/g/n, 1-stream MU-MIMO 802.11ac
BT Technology Bluetooth v5.0 + HS
Frequency band 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
On air data rates 2.4 GHz

  • 11b – 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
  • 11g – 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • 11n/ac – MCS0 to MCS7 or Upto 150 Mbps

5 GHz

  • 11a – 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • 11n/ac – MCS0 to MCS9 or Up to 433 Mbps
Security features WPA/WPA2 -PSK TKIP/AES, WPS 2.0, Enterprise Security (EAP) STA only
Modulation schemes 2.4 GHz

  • 11b – BPSK, QPSK, CCK
  • 11g – BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
  • 11n/ac – PSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM

5 GHz

  • 11a/n/ac – BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
Antenna options Antenna Diversity with 2 x MHF4
Host interfaces Wi-Fi – PCIe 2.1
Bluetooth – USB 1.1
Max throughput 310 Mbps
Maximum Transmit Power
  • Wi-Fi        18 dBm
  • BT              7 dBm
  • BLE             6 dBm
Receive Sensitivity
  • Wi-Fi        -97.5 dBm
  • BT             -96 dBm
  • BLE           -99 dBm
WLAN bandwidths 20/40/80 MHz
Power supply 3.3v
Operating Temperature -40C to 85C
Humidity 5-90% non condensing
Package 12mm x 16mm x 1.9mm  M.2 LGA
Certifications and approvals FCC, IC, CE, TELEC
BT 5.0 SIG certification
Product Brief
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Quick Start Guide
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EVK User Guide
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Data Sheet
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  • BALI PCIe-M.2 EVK
  • 1x Rubber Duck antenna with SMA converter cable
  • 1 x Toradex Ixora Board with power adaptor
  • 1 x IDC-DB9 female adapter
  • 1 x USB serial converter

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