ELLA-W1 - Host-based modules for dual band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth applications

Host-based multi-radio modules with dual band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (V3.0 + HS)

ELLA-W1 is an ultra-compact, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth front-end module with an extended temperature range from -40 °C to +85 °C offered in automotive and professional grades. It is designed for both simultaneous and independent operations of:

• Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n

• Bluetooth v3.0+HS

ELLA-W1 includes an integrated MAC / Baseband processor and RF front-end components and can connect to a host processor through its SDIO interface. The modules are radio type approved for Europe (CE), the United States (FCC), Canada (IC), Taiwan (NCC), Japan (MIC), and Australia/New Zealand (ACMA).

Key features:

  • Automotive and professional grades
  • Dual‑band Wi‑Fi, 2.4 & 5 GHz
  • Bluetooth v3.0+HS
  • High transmission power and sensitivity
  • Simultaneous client and micro access point operation with up to 10 clients
  • Low power consumption

For sales and technical development support from our in-house engineering team, please contact the Alpha Micro team.

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Click here for the u-blox Short Range Radio modules linecard (PDF).

Part No. Description Pack Size
Automotive grade versions
ELLA-W131-00A
Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, 2.4GHz), host-based, 1 antenna pin, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.0mm, Automotive grade
Reel of 500
ELLA-W133-00A Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, 2.4GHz), host-based, 2 antenna pins, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.0mm, Automotive grade
Reel of 500
ELLA-W161-00A Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, 2.4 & 5GHz), host-based, 1 antenna pin, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.0mm, Automotive grade
Reel of 500
ELLA-W163-00A Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, 2.4 & 5 GHz), host-based, 2 antenna pins, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.0mm, Automotive grade Reel of 500
Professional grade versions
ELLA-W131-00B Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, 2.4GHz), host-based, 1 antenna pin, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.5mm, Professional grade Reel of 500
ELLA-W133-00B Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, 2.4GHz), host-based, 2 antenna pins, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.5mm, Professional grade Reel of 500
ELLA-W161-00B Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, 2.4 & 5GHz), host-based, 1 antenna pin, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.5mm, Professional grade Reel of 500
ELLA-W163-00B Multi-radio module (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, 2.4 & 5 GHz), host-based, 2 antenna pins, 14.8mm x 14.8mm x 2.5mm, Professional grade Reel of 500
Evaluation & development tools
EVK-ELLA-W161 Evaluation kit for versions with 1 antenna pin (ELLA-W131-B, ELLA-W131-A, ELLA-W161-B and ELLA-W161-A) Each
EVK-ELLA-W163 Evaluation kit for versions with 2 antenna pins (ELLA-W133-B, ELLA-W133-A, ELLA-W163-B and ELLA-W163-A) Each

The EVK-ELLA-W1 evaluation kit is used to evaluate ELLA-W1 multi-radio (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) host-based modules. The User Guide also describes how to compile the Marvell Linux reference drivers and provides some basic usage examples.

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Kit includes:

  • Evaluation board with ELLA‑W1 module
  • SDIO card connector
  • Onboard antennas for Wi‑Fi and Bluetooth
  • Quick Start guide

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Last updated: 13 March 2018