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WNFQ-268AXI(BT)

802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n Industrial Capable Tri-band WiFi +Bluetooth 5.2 Combo, M.2 2230 (E KEY) Module (WiFi 6/6E), Qualcomm, 2T2R

 

  • Chipset: Qualcomm Atheros WCN6856
  • Antenna: 2 x IPEX MHF4 connectors, 2T2R
  • Interface: PCIe: WLAN ; USB: Bluetooth
  • Supports Tri-Band Dual Concurrent Design
  • Support: Windows, Linux (Open Source)

 

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Product Overview

 

WNFQ-268AXI(BT), first Qualcomm based WiFi-6E (802.11ax) module in M.2 2230 E key formfactor, running PCIe (Wifi) and USB (BT), supports TBDC (Tri-band, Dual-concurrent) mode, but with Tri-band capability (2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz). WNFQ-268AXI(BT) is able to concurrently run 2.4GHz with 5GHz, or 6GHz, and support full IEEE802.11 ax/ac/a/b/g/n protocol, up to 160MHz mode.

 

WNFQ-268AXI(BT) designed with 2 spatial streams (2T2R, or 2×2) in MU-MIMO mode. With a standard M.2 E key 2230 formfactor, WNFQ-268AXI(BT) can accommodate to all existing platform that has M.2 Adaptor pre-integrated, no extra work with platform design.

 

Utilizing Qualcomm WCN6856 chipset, software wise WNFQ-268AXI(BT) support Windows, with Linux (Open Source) . The module is capable to run on both x86 platform and ARM based platform, and supports STA mode and Soft AP Mode*, recommend to run on application includes: digital signage/POS, rugged computer / tablets, fan-less automation PC and other industrial environment applications that requires high speed data transmission.

Suitable Application

 

  • Industrial PC
  • In Vehicle PC
  • In Vehicle Router
  • Outdoor IPTV
  • Vehicle mounted front
  • Rear Terminal UAV
  • Robot
  • Intelligent Gateway

Certifications

 

FCC Certification Logo CE Certification Logo MIC Certification Logo IC Certification Logo
USA EU Region Japan Canada

Environmental Compliance

 

ROHS Reach

Specification

 

STANDARD
WI-FI IEEE 802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth V5.2, V5.1, V5.0, V4.2, V4.1, V4.0LE, V3.0, V2.1+EDR
Chipset Qualcomm Atheros WCN6856
Host Interface WLAN : PCIe

Bluetooth : USB

RADIO
Antenna 2 x IPEX MHF4 connectors
Operating Frequency 802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n ISM Band
2.412GHz~2.484GHz

5.515GHz~5.850GHz

5.925GHz~7.125GHz

*Subject to local regulations

MODULATIONS
802.11b DSSS (DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK)
802.11g OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)
802.11n OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)
802.11a OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)
802.11ac OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM)
802.11ax OFDMA (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM, 1024-QAM,2048-QAM,4096-QAM)
Bluetooth Header: GFSK
Payload 2M: π/4-DQPSK
Payload 3M: 8-DPSK
POWER & SENSITIVITY
WiFi Power – TX (± 2dBm) Sensitivity – RX
11b @ 11Mbps 18 dBm ≤ -90 dBm
11g @ 54Mbps 17.5 dBm ≤ -76.5 dBm
11gn HT20 @ MCS 7 16 dBm ≤ -73 dBm
11gn HT40 @ MCS 7 16 dBm ≤ -71 dBm
11a @ 54Mbps 17.5 dBm ≤ -77 dBm
11an HT20 @ MCS 7 16 dBm ≤ -76 dBm
11an HT40 @ MCS 7 15.5 dBm ≤ -73 dBm
11ac VHT80 @ MCS 9 15 dBm ≤ -62 dBm
11ac VHT160 @ MCS 9 14 dBm ≤ -58 dBm
11ax 5GHz
11ax HE20 @ MCS 11 12.5 dBm ≤ -64.5 dBm
11ax HE40 @ MCS 11 12 dBm ≤ -63.5 dBm
11ax HE80 @ MCS 11 10 dBm ≤ -59 dBm
11ax HE160 @ MCS 11 10 dBm ≤ -56.5 dBm
11ax 6GHz
11ax HE20 @ MCS 11 10.5 dBm ≤ -63 dBm
11ax HE40 @ MCS 11 10 dBm ≤ -61 dBm
11ax HE80 @ MCS 11 9.5 dBm ≤ -58 dBm
11ax HE160 @ MCS 11 8 dBm ≤ -55 dBm
Bluetooth
3Mbps 0 ≦Output Power ≦14dBm <0.1% BER at -70dBm
POWER CONSUMPTION
Continue TX 632 mA (Average)
Continue RX 378 mA (Average)
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Voltage DC 3.3V
Temperature Range -40~85°C (Operating) -45 ~ 90°C (Storing)
Humidity (Non-Condensing) 5 ~ 90% (Operating) 5 ~ 90% (Storing)
SIZE
Dimension (MM) 30mm (±0.15mm) x 22mm (±0.15mm) x 3.5mm (±0.3mm)
Weight 3.2 g
SOFTWARE
Driver Windows 10,11
Linux (Open Source)
Security 64/128-bits WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA3, 802.1x
Miscellaneous
Warranty 12 Month
HS Code 8517620050

Certified Antennas

*B1= Band 1, B2=Band 2, B3=Band 3, B4=Band 4

 

Antennas
Type
Tested with
2.4G
5G B1*
5G B2*
5G B3*
5G B4*
AD-103AG Dipole CE / FCC / IC / MIC 2 2 2 2 2
AD-301N Dipole CE / FCC / IC / MIC 4.4 5 5 5 5
AD-302N Dipole CE / FCC / IC / MIC 3 2 2 2 2
AD-303N Dipole CE / FCC / IC / MIC 3 3 3 3 3
AD-305N Dipole CE / FCC / IC / MIC 5 5 5 5 5

*All numbers are in dB

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