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WPEQ-268AXI(BT)

802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n Industrial Capable Tri-band WiFi Combo, Half Mini PCIe Module(WiFi 6), Qualcomm, 2T2R

 

  • Chipset: Qualcomm Atheros WCN6856
  • Antenna: 2 x IPEX MHF1 connectors, 2T2R
  • Interface: PCIe: WLAN
  • Supports Tri-Band Dual Concurrent Design
  • Support: Windows, Linux (Open Source)

 

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Product Overview

 

WPEQ-268AXI(BT), first Qualcomm based WiFi-6 (802.11ax) mini PCIe module, running PCIe (Wifi) and USB (BT), supports DBDC (Tri-band, Dual-concurrent) mode, but with Tri-band capability (2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz). WPEQ-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.

 

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

 

Utilizing Qualcomm WCN6856 chipset, software wise Software wise WPEQ-268AXI(BT) support Windows, with Linux (Open Source) in the pipeline. 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, fanless 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 IC Certification Logo
USA EU Region 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 MHF1 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)
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 ≤ -74 dBm
11gn HT20 @ MCS 7 16 dBm ≤ -73 dBm
11gn HT40 @ MCS 7 16 dBm ≤ -71 dBm
11a @ 54Mbps 16.5 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 1121 mA(2.4G+5G) 1078.2 mA(2.4G+6G)
Continue RX 463.7 mA(2.4G+5G) 574.1 mA(2.4G+6G)
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Voltage DC 3.3V
Temperature Range -40~75°C (Operating) -45 ~ 90°C (Storing)
Humidity (Non-Condensing) 5 ~ 90% (Operating) 5 ~ 90% (Storing)
SIZE
Dimension (MM) 29.85mmx 26.65mmx 4.20mm
Weight 3.2 g
SOFTWARE
Driver Windows 10,11
Linux (Open Source)
Security 64/128-bits WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA3, 802.1x
Miscellaneous
Warranty Period 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
ALX17P-221XX9-00 PCB MIC 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6
ALX17P-221XXG-00 PCB MIC 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6
AN2450-16HM01BRS Dipole MIC 2.15 6.27 6.27 6.67 6.67
AN2450-5511BRS Dipole MIC 2.89 3.14 3.14 3.58 3.58
ANTDP-027A0 Dipole MIC 1.5 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
CO255-ANG0018 Dipole MIC 2 2 2 2 2
C0255-ANG0027 PCB MIC 2 2 2 2 2
C0255-ANG0029 PCB MIC 2 2 2 2 2
GPOT113-020A Dipole MIC -0.79 -5.96 -5.96 -5.96 -5.96
GRF1351 Dipole MIC 2.9 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9
MA231.LBC.002 Flat Bar MIC 2.41 2.84 2.84 2.84 2.84
MAF94192 PIFA MIC 2.52 3.42 3.42 3.42 3.42
RFA-25-AP252-70-500 PCB MIC 2.47 2.6 2.6 3.62 3.62
RFA-25-AP287-4B-350F PCB MIC 2.8 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
RFA-25-C17M5-1 Dipole MIC 1.5 3 3 3 3
RFA-25-C2M2-M32-N Dipole MIC 2 2 2 2 2
RFA-25-C2M2-U-M70 Dipole MIC 2.9 2.34 2.34 2.34 2.34
RFDPA131000SBLB808 Dipole MIC 2.92 3.44 3.44 3.95 3.95
AD-301PF PIFA FCC / IC 2.65 4.86 4.86 4.86 4.86

*All numbers are in dB

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