Koala Connect ST+WL8

For companies that desire a fast route to wireless product developments, the Koala Connect® modules are a compact option for adding Wi-Fi® and / or Bluetooth® to new and existing projects. When used in conjunction with Koala EVM, the Koala Connect modules provides a stable environment to ease the integration of wireless technology into a project. Each module features a single onboard processor to drive the user application in addition to multiple wireless protocols. Flexibility of wireless technology choice is provided with Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi Direct and IEE802.11b/g/n standards supported. The Koala EVM and wireless module family will help shorten development time, reduce development costs, and open the door to new possibilities for wireless device features.

Koala Connect Features

  • Use directly with final design or prototype with the Clarinox carrier board.
  • On-board Wi-Fi+Bluetooth antenna with UFL connector for optional SMA antenna to extend wireless range



Koala Connect Modules
  • KM-141202 (20 x 30mm BT/Bluetooth Low Energy)
  • KM-153103 (20 x 34mm Wi-Fi+BT/Bluetooth Low Energy)
  • Carrier Board for Koala Connect
  • KC-018103 / 4 Joeyduino Carrier
  • KC-008104 WMI Carrier
  • Sensor Modules
  • KM-990501 Sensor Board (21 x 30mm 9D sensor and haptic driver)
    • Easy to interface Clarinox sensor module
    • Pin compatible with Koala Connect wireless modules
    • Flexible Haptic Driver for ERM and LRA
    • Inertial module with 3D accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer
    • Proximity Capacitive Touch Sensor Controller
    • Low voltage I2C to Parallel Port Expander
    • 6-pin JTAG programming interface
    • Battery charging capability



    MCU STM32F411 (Bluetooth /Bluetooth Low Energy) STM32F412 (Wi-Fi + Bluetooth /Bluetooth Low Energy)
    Wi-Fi Radio TI WL1831MOD / WL1837MOD 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz -96.3dBm RX Sensitivity STA, AP & Wi-Fi Direct Modes
    Bluetooth / Bluetooth LE Radio TI WL1831MOD / WL1837MOD Dual-mode Bluetooth & Bluetooth Low Energy Bluetooth v4.1 Compliance and CSA2 Support Host Controller Interface (HCI) Transport for Bluetooth Over UART
    I/O Signals ADC, GPIO, I2C, I2S, SPI, UART, USB
    Industrial Temperature Grade -40°C to +85°C
    Supported Technologies Wi-Fi WLAN, Wi-Fi Direct Concurrent Operation (Multichannel, Multirole), Bluetooth , Bluetooth LE



    Supported Platforms

    For a full range of supported platforms, please refer to Supported Platforms

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