Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the WGM110 Wizard Gecko Wi-Fi module from Silicon Labs. Engineered as an all-inclusive, plug-and-play 802.11b/g/n-compliant Wi Fi Module, the WGM110 delivers exceptional radio frequency (RF) performance, a best-in-class module size, easy application development, and fast time to market.
Optimized for robust Wi-Fi connectivity without requiring an external microcontroller, complex networking infrastructure, or dedicated hubs, the WGM110 is the perfect pre-certified solution for adding Wi-Fi to a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) applications while reducing R&D risk and overall design costs.
The Silicon Labs WGM110 Wi-Fi module, available from Mouser Electronics, can serve as a Wi-Fi client or a Wi-Fi access point, making device provisioning as easy as surfing the web. The module features a high-performance 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11 b/g/n transceiver, an embedded Wi-Fi stack, an HTTP server, and multiple internet protocols including TCP and UDP with TLS security. The module achieves a receiver (RX) sensitivity of -98 dBM and a transmit (TX) power of +16 dBm. Altogether, the WGM110 can achieve long-range connectivity of 300 to 500 meters (typical). The module also provides highly flexible hardware interfaces, including a UART, I2C, SPI and USB, which help to simplify connections to different peripherals and sensors.
The heart of the WGM110 module is an ultra-low-power EFM32 Gecko microcontroller with a 48 MHz ARM® Cortex®-M3 core featuring 1 MByte of flash memory and 128 kBytes of RAM. The WGM110 can operate using Silicon Labs’ BGScript
Mouser is also stocking the Silicon Labs SLWSTK6120A Wireless Starter Kit, which provides a complete development platform for the WGM110 Wi-Fi module. The SLWSTK6120A kit includes a mainboard with J-Link debugger, virtual COM port, and LCD display; a radio board with onboard WGM110 module; and an expansion board with a three-axis accelerometer, joystick, and I2C expansion capabilities.
Silicon Labs’ WGM110 Wi-Fi module is available now through Mouser Electronics in a small, 14.4 × 21 × 2mm footprint — up to 40 percent smaller than competitive alternatives. The module meets key RF certifications worldwide including CE, FCC, IC and other regional certifications, and is ideally suited toward incorporating Wi-Fi functionality into a broad array of RF wireless and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, including industrial/M2M systems, remote controls, wireless sensors, thermostats, connected home products, automotive infotainment, point-of-sale devices, and fitness and medical equipment.