LGA module (CA1)

15.7 mm X 15.0 mm

RS9116W-SB00-CA1 Single-band 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Dual-mode Bluetooth 5


Redpine Signals' RS9116 single band CA1 module provide a comprehensive multi-protocol wireless connectivity solution including 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz), 802.11j, dual-mode Bluetooth 5. The modules offers high throughput, extended range with power-optimized performance. The modules are FCC, IC, and ETSI/CE certified. Redpine offers drivers for high-level operating systems such as Linux® and Android™.

Design Diagram

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  • Compliant to single-spatial stream IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11j with single band (2.4 GHz in CA1 module) support
  • Support for 20 MHz and 40 MHz channel bandwidths
  • Transmit power up to +18dBm in 2 GHz and +13.5 dBm in 5 GHz
  • Receive sensitivity as low as -96 dBm in 2 GHz and - 89 dBm in 5 GHz
  • Data Rates:- 802.11b:Upto11 Mbps ; 802.11g/a:Upto54 Mbps ; 802.11n: MCS0 to MCS7
  • Operating Frequency Range:- 2412 MHz - 2484 MHz, 4.9 GHz - 5.975 GHz
  • Compliant to dual-mode Bluetooth 5
  • Transmit power up to +16 dBm with integrated PA
  • Receive sensitivity:- LE: -92 dBm, LR 125 Kbps: -102 dBm
  • <8 mA transmit current in BT 5 mode, 2 Mbps data rate
  • Data rates: 125 Kbps, 500 Kbps, 1 Mbps, 2Mbps, 3 Mbps
  • Operating Frequency Range:- 2.402 GHz - 2.480 GHz
  • EDR+2.1, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2 and 5.0
  • BT LE 1 Mbps, 2 Mbps and Long Range modes
  • BLE Secure connections.
  • BT auto rate and auto TX power adaptation
  • Piconet with Seven active logical links. Scatternet with two slave roles while still being visible.
  • BT inbuilt stack support for L2CAP, AVDTP, AVCTP, RFCOMM, SDP, ATT, SMP
  • BT profile support for SPP, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, PBAP, IAP, GAP, GATT, IAP1, IAP2, HID
RF Features
  • Integrated baseband processor with calibration memory, RF transceiver, high-power amplifier, balun and T/R switch
  • Integrated Antenna and u.FL connector
  • Diversity is supported
Power Consumption
  • Wi-Fi Standby Associated mode current: 40uA @ 1 second beacon listen interval
  • Wi-Fi 1 Mbps Listen current: 14mA
  • Wi-Fi LP chain Rx current: 19mA
  • Deep sleep current <1uA, Standby current (RAM retention) < 10uA
Operating Conditions
  • Wide operating supply range: 1.75 V to 3.63 V
  • Operating temperature: -40ºC to +85ºC (Industrial grade)

Small Form Factor: 15 x 15.7 x 2.2 mm

Evaluation Kit
  • Single Band EVK: RS9116X-SB-EVK1
  • Dual Band EVK: RS9116X-DB-EVK1
Development Environment
  • Redpine SmartStudio™ unified development platform
Embedded Mode (WiSeConnectTM)
  • Embedded mode (WiSeConnectTM): Wi-Fi stack, TCP/IP stack, IP modules, Bluetooth stack reside in RS9116; Some of Bluetooth profiles reside in host processor
  • Available host interface: UART, SPI, SDIO, USB HS, and USB HS CDC
  • Supported Peripherals: I2S, PCM, I2C, LED and UART debug interface
  • TCP throughput > 40Mbps, TCP+TLS 1.2 throughput > 20Mbps over SDIO and USB host interfaces with 20 MHz bandwidth
  • Support for Embedded Client mode, Access Point mode (Up to 16 clients), Wi-Fi Direct and Enterprise Security
  • Supports advanced security features: WPA/WPA2- Personal and Enterprise (EAP-TLS, EAP-FAST, EAPTTLS, EAP-PEAP, EAP-LEAP, PEAP-MSCHAP-V2)
  • Integrated TCP/IP stack (IPV4/IPV6), HTTP/HTTPS, DHCP, ICMP, SSL 3.0/TLS1.2, WebSockets, IGMP, DNS, DNS-SD, SNMP, FTP Client
  • BT inbuilt stack support for L2CAP, AVDTP, AVCTP, RFCOMM, SDP, ATT, SMP
  • BT profile support for SPP, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, PBAP, IAP, GAP, GATT, IAP1, IAP2, HID
  • Wireless firmware upgrade and provisioning
  • Support for concurrent Wi-Fi, dual-mode Bluetooth 5
Wireless Co-Existence Modes
  • Wi-Fi Access Point + Wi-Fi Client
  • Wi-Fi Client + Bluetooth Classic (EDR v 2.1)
  • Wi-Fi Client + Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Wi-Fi Access Point + BLE
  • Hardware device identity and key storage with PUF based secure Roots-of-trust (RoT)
  • Accelerators: AES128/256, SHA256/384/512, HMAC, RSA, ECC, ECDH, RNG, CRC
  • WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise for Client, EAP-TLS, EAP-FAST, EAP-TTLS, EAP-LEAP, PEAP-MSCHAP-v2
  • True Random Number Generator
  • Secure Boot
  • Secure Firmware upgrade with backup
  • FIPS140-2 compliant
Software and Regulatory Certification
  • Wi-Fi Alliance1
  • Bluetooth Qualification1
  • FIPS 140-2 Certification1
  • Regulatory certifications (FCC, IC, CE/ETSI, TELEC)1


  • Home Automation
  • Smart Audio
  • Wearables & Fitness
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Industrial Automation
  • Healthcare

Product Brief

Title Type Size Date
PDF 1190 KB Apr 2019


Title Type Version Size Date
PDF v1.0.3 2.37 MB Jul 2019

EVK Resources

Title Type Version Size Date
PDF v1.7 14381 KB Apr 2019

Hardware Resources

Title Type Version Size Date
3D Models Dimensions
Zip 2435 KB Mar 2019
Certifications and Declarations
PDF v1.2 428 KB May 2019
Zip 10305 KB Mar 2019
Zip 36,496 KB Mar 2019
Zip 39,810 KB Mar 2019
Zip 247 KB May 2019
Zip 242 KB Mar 2019
Zip 505 KB Jul 2019
Zip (.OLB) 4 KB Jun 2019
Zip (.OLB) 4 KB Jun 2019

Software Resources

Title Type Version Size Date
PDF v1.7 3.34 MB May 2019
PDF v1.9 5.02 MB Sep 2019
PDF v1.9 6.09 MB Aug 2019
PDF v1.4 220 KB May 2019
PDF v1.8 33.3 MB Sep 2019
PDF v1.9 2.37 MB Sep 2019
xlsx v1.2.0 261 KB Sep 2019

Development tools

Title Technical Documents Download
WiSeStudio WiSeStudio User Guide Download

Tools & Softwares

Title Type Size Date
Zip 240 MB Oct 2019


Part Number Product Image Wireless Variant User Guides Frequency Band Integrated Antenna Buy Now
RS9116X-SB-EVK1 Wi-Fi + BT 5 RS9116 WiSeConnect EVK Quick Start Guide Single Band Antenna and u.FL Connector Buy
RS9116X-DB-EVK1 Wi-Fi + BT 5 RS9116 WiSeConnect EVK Quick Start Guide Dual Band Antenna and u.FL Connector Buy


Part Number Product Image Datasheet Wireless Variant Frequency Band Dimensions
(l x w x h; mm)
Package Type,
Pin Count
Integrated Antenna Buy Now
RS9116W-SB00-CA1 Datasheet Wi-Fi + BT 5 Single Band 15.0 x 15.70 x 2.2 LGA,107 Antenna and u.FL Connector Buy
RS9116W-DB00-CC1 Datasheet Wi-Fi + BT 5 Dual Band 15.0 x 15.70 x 2.2 LGA,107 Antenna and u.FL Connector Buy