LGA Module

14 mm X 15 mm X 2.1

RS9113 FIPS 140-2 Connectivity
(Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi)

RS9113 FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certified Wi-Fi modules are based on Redpine Signals' RS9113 ultra-low-power Convergence chip. These modules offer Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz). Read more

Description

The RS9113 FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certified Wi-Fi modules is based on Redpine Signals' RS9113 ultra-low-power Convergence SoC. These modules offer dual-band 1x1 802.11n. They are high performance, long range and ultra-low power modules and include a multi-threaded MAC processor called ThreadArch®, digital and analog peripheral interfaces, baseband digital signal processor, calibration OTP memory, dual-band RF transceiver, dual-band high-power amplifiers, baluns, diplexers, diversity switch and Quad-SPI flash.

The module's embedded firmware includes the WLAN protocol stack along with WPA/WPA2-PSK and WPA/WPA2-Enterprise (EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, EAP-PEAP)and a feature-rich TCP/IP stack thus providing a fully-integrated solution for secure embedded low-end wireless applications. These modules can be connected to 8/16/32-bit host processors through SPI, UART, USB and USB-CDC interfaces.

The modules are available in a small footprint form factor with low BoM requirement.


Features and Benefits

WLAN:
  • Compliant to single-spatial steam IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n with dual band (2.4 and 5 GHz) support.
  • Support for 20 MHz channel bandwidth.
  • Transmit power up to +18 dBm with integrated PA.
  • Receive sensitivity of -97 dBm.
Software/Firmware:
  • WLAN stack embedded in the device.
  • Supports WPA/WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise (EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, EAP-PEAP)
  • TCP/IP stack embedded in the device – includes:
    • IPv4 and IPv6
    • DHCP Server/Client
    • HTTP Server/Client
    • Static and Dynamic Webpages with JSON Objects (for HTML Server)
    • ICMP
    • Websockets
    • DNS Client
    • IGMP
    • SNMP
FIPS:
  • *FIPS 140-2 Level 1 Certification for modules with and without antenna
  • FIPS Approved and non-FIPS Approved modes of operation.
  • FIPS Approved Algorithms
    • AES 128-bit in CBC mode Encrypt/Decrypt key wrapping
    • AES 256-bit in CBC mode Encrypt/Decrypt key wrapping
    • AES CCM
    • AES-128 CMAC
    • SHA-1, SHA-256
    • HMAC-SHA1, HMAC-SHA256
    • RSA PKCS#5 v1.5 with 2048-bit key and SHA-256 for Digital Signature Generation/Verification
    • SP800-90 DRBG HASH_DRBG
    • SP800-108 KDF
    • CVL: SP800-135 TLS v1.0 KDF

Design Diagram

  • Non-approved Algorithms allowed in FIPS mode
    • Hardware non-deterministic random number generator
    • Diffie Hellman
    • RSA
  • Non-approved Algorithms for non-FIPS mode
    • RC4
    • DES
    • MD4
    • MD5
  • Support for Power-up tests like Cryptographic Algorithm tests, Firmware/Bootloader integrity tests, Critical functions tests
  • Support for Conditional tests like Firmware load test, Manual key entry test and Continuous random number generator test
General:
  • FCC, IC, ETSI/CE Certified
  • SPI, UART, USB, USB-CDC host interfaces.
  • Wireless firmware upgrade.
  • Options for Single supply of 3.0 to 3.6 V operation or multiple supplies for power saving
  • Operating temperature range: -40oC to +85oC

Specifications

  • IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11d/e/i
  • 802.11n: from 6.5 Mbps to 72.2 Mbps (MCS 0-7)
    802.11a/g: from 6 Mbps to 54 Mbps
    802.11b: from 1 Mbps to 11 Mbps
  • OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
    802.11b with CCK and DSSS
  • 1-SS, Greenfield Preamble, Short-GI, 1 spatial stream, STBC, RIFS,
    A-MSDU, A-MPDU, Aggregation with Block-ack, A-MSDUinside
    A-MPDU and Virtual AP support
  • IPv4 and IPv6, DHCP Server/Client, HTTP Server/Client,Static and Dynamic Webpages with JSON Objects (for HTML Server), ICMP, Websockets, DNS Client, IGMP, SNMP
  • AES with 128-bit key and 256-bit key in CBC mode Encrypt/Decrypt,
    ● key wrapping (Cert. #3299) ● AES CCM (Cert. #3300)
    ● AES-128 CMAC (Cert. #3316) ● SHA-1, 256 (Cert. #2628)
    HMAC-SHA1 and HMAC-SHA256 (Cert. #2003)
    RSA PKCS#5 v1.5 with 2048-bit key and SHA-256 for Digital Signature
    Generation/Verification (Cert. #1689)
    SP800-90 DRBG HASH_DRBG (Cert. #754)
    SP800-108 KDF (Cert. #50)
    CVL: SP800-135 TLS v1.0 KDF (Cert. #474)
  • Hardware non-deterministic random number generator (for seeding Approved DRBG)
    Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength)
    RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength)
  • RC4 ● DES ● MD4 ● MD5
  • Cryptographic Algorithm Tests:
    ● SHA1 KAT ● SHA256 KAT ● HMAC-SHA1 KAT ● HMAC-SHA256 KAT ● RSA 2048 Signature Generation KAT ● RSA 2048 Signature Verification KAT ● AES-128 CBC Encrypt KAT ● AES-128 CBC Decrypt KAT ● AES-256 CBC Encrypt KAT ● AES-256 CBC Decrypt KAT ● SP800-38F AES Key Wrap Encrypt KAT ● SP800-38F AES Key Wrap Decrypt KAT ● SP800-90 DRBG KAT ● SP800-135 TLS KDF KAT ● SP800-108 KDF KAT ● ES-CCM KAT
    Software/Firmware Tests
    ● Firmware integrity test (32-bit checksum) ● Boot-loader integrity test (32-bit checksum)
    Critical Functions Tests:
    SHA1 checksum of configuration parameters
  • Firmware load test: AES CMAC Test
    Manual key entry test: 256-bit PSK
    Continuous random number generator tests
    ● Continuous test on SP800-90 DRBG
    ● Continuous test on non-Approved NDRNG
  • FCC (ID is XF6-RS9113DB)
    IC (ID 8407A-RS9113DB)
    CE/ETSI, TELEC**, SRRC**
  • Wi-Fi: 18 dBm for 802.11b DSSS
    17 dBm for 802.11g/n OFDM
    12 dBm for 802.11a/n OFDM
  • Wi-Fi: 1Mbps -97 dBm (< 8% PER) 54 Mbps -76.5 dBm (< 10% PER) MCS7 -73 dBm (< 10% PER)
  • *: Module with antenna part certification is in progress, please contact Redpine Signals Sales for status .
  • **: These certifications are in progress at this time. Contact Redpine Signals Sales(sales@redpinesignals.com) for more details and for certifications not listed here.

Applications

  • Smartphones, Tablets
  • Secure Vo Wi-Fi phones
  • Smart meters and in-home displays
  • Secure Industrial automation and telemetry
  • Secure Medical devices
  • Industrial monitoring and control

Device Ordering Information

The RS9113 FIPS 140-2 module is presently offered with two part numbers:

  • RS9113-N00-D0F
  • RS9113-N00-D1F

Redpine Signals offers multiple other variants which are not FIPS Certified. These variants are listed below. Contact Redpine Signals Sales (sales@redpinesignals.com) for details on how to get FIPS 140-2 Level 1 Certification for these variants.

  • Single Band (2.4 GHz) without Antenna
  • Single Band (2.4 GHz) with Antenna
  • Dual Band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) without Antenna
  • Dual Band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) with Antenna

Apart from the hardware variants listed above, the module can also be offered with the following features included.

  • FTP Client
  • SNTP
  • mDNS Client
  • DNS-SD Client
  • SSL 3.0/TSL 1.2
  • HTTPS Server/Client

Product Brief

Title Type Size Date
Product brief PDF 559 KB 12 Aug 2018


Datasheet

Title Type Version Size Date
Datasheet PDF v1.0 1.11 MB 25 Feb 2016


EVK Resources

Title Type Version Size Date
PDF v1.1 150 KB 20 Jan 2017
PDF v8.0 128 KB 16 Jan 2016
PNG Rev 4.0 174 KB Jun 2017
PDF v2.7 6.16 MB 21 Dec 2017
PDF v1.1 1.87 MB 24 Sep 2015


Software Resources

Title Type Version Size Date
PDF v1.7 1.0 MB Nov 2015
PDF v1.0 99 KB Jul 2015
PDF v1.0 466 KB Jul 2015
PDF v1.0 370 KB Jul 2015

Tools & Softwares

Title Type Version Size Date
RS9113.NBZ.WC.FIPS.OSI.1.2.6 Zip v1.2.6 14.17 MB 30 Aug 2017

RS9113 FIPS EVKs

Part Number Product Image Wireless Variant User Guides Frequency Band Buy Now
RS9113-N00-DXF-EVB Wi-Fi Only RS9113 FIPS EVB Product Brief Dual Band Buy

Modules

Part Number Product Image Datasheet Wireless Variant Frequency Band Dimensions
(l x w x h; mm)
Package Type,
Pin Count
Integrated Antenna Buy Now
RS9113-N00-D0F Datasheet Wi-Fi Only Dual Band 14 x 15 x 2.1 LGA,101 No Buy
RS9113-N00-D1F Datasheet Wi-Fi Only Dual Band 16 X 27 X 3.1 LGA, 79 Yes Buy