M2MCombo™ 802.11n 1x1, Dual-mode BT 4.0, ZigBee®


M2MCombo RS9113 is Redpine Signals’ ultra-low-power, single spatial stream, dual-band 802.11n + BT4.0 + ZigBee® Convergence SoC. The RS9113 chipset provides low-cost CMOS integration of a multi-threaded MAC processor, baseband digital signal processing, analog front-end, crystal oscillator, calibration OTP and coupled with a dual-band RF transceiver and dual-band high-power amplifiers provides a cost-effective solution targeting low-power and high QoS wireless applications.

M2MCombo leverages and improves upon Redpine’s proven low power innovations from Lite-Fi® products and provides BT4.0 and ZigBee® convergence solution for integration into mobile and M2M communication devices. With its embedded four-threaded processor and on-chip ROM and RAM, this chipset enables integration into zero host load applications with capability to run Wi-Fi security supplicant and TCP/IP on-chip thus setting a new benchmark for the “internet-of-things” market. With advanced ultra-low-power PMU, integrated analog peripherals and support for a variety of digital peripherals – RS9113 enables very low-cost implementations for wireless embedded and M2M applications.


  • Ultra-low-power, low-cost and high-throughput 1 Tx – 1 Rx Dual-band 802.11n + BT4.0 (Bluetooth LE dual-mode) + ZigBee (802.15.4-2006)
  • Data rates up to 150 Mbps using 1-Spatial Stream 802.11n MCS-7, 40MHz bandwidth mode for high user throughput
  • Hardware Assisted Radar-detection for compliance to FCC and ETSI norms, enabling usage of more channels in the 5GHz band
  • High performance Bluetooth receiver with -95dBm Rx sensitivity
  • Support for Bluetooth Transmit power class-1
  • High performance Zigbee receiver with -101dBm Rx sensitivity
  • Support for multiple Zigbee output powers up to +20dBm
  • Innovative coexistence algorithms for optimum throughput of Wi-Fi and collocated Bluetooth and Zigbee modems
  • Integrated Ultra-low-power subsystem with <2uA watch-dog mode and <30uA standby mode.
  • Integrated ThreadArch® Four-threaded processor with on chip memory for achieving high-throughputs with low-host overhead and customer specific differentiations
  • On-chip processing and memory enables option to offload Wi-Fi security supplicant and TCP/IP stack enabling zero-host load and extreme ease of integration for the “internet-of-things”
  • Advanced power management techniques adaptively minimize system power in various application profiles.
  • High level of CMOS integration to minimize RBOM (E.g., On-chip OTP)
  • Rich set of built-in analog and digital peripherals for enabling low-host load and zero-host applications
  • Support for multiple host interfaces to allow maximum flexibility for the system integrator. Host interfaces supported are USB 2.0, SDIO, SPI and UART

Block Diagram



  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/j, 802.11n, 802.11d/e/i/w, 802.1X, 802.11k/r/v, 802.11h

    Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, v3.0 + HS, v4.0

    802.15.4-2006 (2.4GHz)

  • 802.11n: from 6.5 Mbps to 150 Mbps (MCS 0-7)

    802.11a/g: from 6 Mbps to 54 Mbps

    802.11b: from 1 Mbps to 11 Mbps

    Bluetooth: 1, 2, 3Mbps

    802.15.4-2006: 250Kbps

  • OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM

    802.11b with CCK and DSSS

    Bluetooth: GFSK, DQPSK, 8DPSK

    802.15.4-2006: DSSS

  • WMM and WMM Power Save Support

  • 802.11i:AES, TKIP, WPA2, WPS, WPS2.0

    WAPI, WEP-64, WEP-128

  • 1-SS, 40MHz bandwidth, Greenfield Preamble, Short-GI,

    1 spatial stream STBC, RIFS, Aggregation with Block-ack, PSMP, MTBA, Fragmentation and Virtual AP support (up to 8 BSSIDs)

  • SDIO, USB 2.0, SPI, UART

  • I2C, I2S, SPI, QSPI, UART, GPIO, JTAG, Analog and Ultra-low-power peripherals

  • 3.0-3.6V, 1.8-3.6V

  • Industrial Grade -40ºC to +85ºC

  • WiFi Alliance (802.11abgn, WPA, WPA2 Personal and Enterprise, WMM, WMM-PS, WPS, Wi-Fi Direct, Voice-Personal, Protected management frames), Cisco CCX v5,

    Zigbee Certification

    Bluetooth Qualification

    FIPS 140-2

    World-Wide Regulatory Compliance (FCC, IC, CE, ETSI, TELEC)


  • Smart-phones, Tablets and eReaders
  • Cameras and Camcorders
  • VoWi-Fi phones
  • Gaming Consoles
  • Wireless Sensor and RTLS Tags
  • Smart Meters and In-home-devices (Displays/Thermostats)
  • Medical Devices
  • Other M2M applications


Redpine offers SDIO, SPI, UART, and USB2.0 reference designs along with software for manufacture testing and diagnostics. For details on availability please contact sales.

The RS9113 solution is accompanied by Redpine's OneBox embedded software framework. OneBox supports common API based Station, Access-point, Wi-Fi Direct, ZigBee and dual-mode BT4.0 functionality on a variety of host platforms and embedded operating systems. The software package includes complete firmware, reference drivers, application profiles and configuration graphical user interface (GUI) for Linux, Windows and Android operating systems.