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SDC-MSD40NBT

802.11a/b/g/n Mini SDIO Module with Antenna Connectors

The SDC-MSD40NBT is a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module that supports 802.11a/b/g/n via an SDIO interface and Bluetooth 2.1 via a UART interface. By supporting both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in the same module, the SDC-MSD40NBT helps device manufacturers significantly reduce system size and cost. The module provides all of Summit's hardware and software capabilities including dual band antenna diversity, an expanded operating temperature range, a fully integrated software suite and advanced Wi-Fi/Bluetooth coexistence. Because it has the same interface, form factor, board connector, and pin definitions as the SDC-MSD10G and the SDC-MSD30AG, the SDC-MSD40NBT provides a smooth upgrade path to 802.11a/b/g/n and integrated Bluetooth, reducing system cost while delivering the latest wireless capabilities.


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Specifications



Physical Interface Molex 54722-0607 60-pin connector (mates to Molex 55560-0607 60-pin connector)
Wi-Fi Interface 1-bit or 4-bit Secure Digital I/O
Bluetooth Interface Host Controller Interface (HCI) using High Speed UART
Antenna Interface
  • 2 Hirose U.FL connectors for dual-band antenna diversity

  • IMPORTANT: When using a single antenna, it MUST be connected to the Auxiliary (AUX) port. BT functions on the AUX port and not the main port. For Wi-Fi/BT single-antenna implementations, the AUX port must be used.
  • Main Chip Broadcom BCM4329
    Input Voltage Requirements 3.3 VDC 10% (core)
    I/O Signaling Voltage 3.3 VDC 10%
    Average Current Consumption, VDDIO - 3.3 volts
    (at maximum transmit power setting)

    Note: Standby refers to the radio operating in PM1 powersave mode.
      802.11a (with BT in standby)
    • Transmit:282 mA (931 mW)
    • Receive:92 mA (304 mW)
    • Standby:TBD
      802.11b (with BT in standby)
    • Transmit:314 mA (1036 mW)
    • Receive:92 mA (304 mW)
    • Standby:TBD
      802.11g (with BT in standby)
    • Transmit:288 mA (950 mW)
    • Receive:92 mA (304 mW)
    • Standby:TBD
      802.11n (2.4 GHz) (with BT in standby)
    • Transmit:292 mA (964 mW)
    • Receive:92 mA (304 mW)
    • Standby:TBD
      802.11n (5 GHz) (with BT in standby)
    • Transmit:270 mA (891 mW)
    • Receive:92 mA (304 mW)
    • Standby:TBD
      Bluetooth (with Wi-Fi in standby)
    • Transmit:TBD mA (TBD mW)
    • Receive:TBD mA (TBD mW)
    Operating Temperature -30 to 80C (-22 to 176F)
    Operating Humidity 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Storage Temperature -30 to 85C (-22 to 185F)
    Storage Humidity 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Maximum Electrostatic Discharge 8 kV
    Length 32.0 mm (1.26")
    Width 22.0 mm (0.87")
    Thickness 5.05 mm (0.17")
    Weight 3.0 g (0.11 oz.)
    Mounting 60-pin connector, mounting holes (M2 screws)
    Wi-Fi Media
    • Direct Sequence-Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
    • Complementary Code Keying (CCK)
    • Orthogonal Frequency Divisional Multiplexing (OFDM)
    Bluetooth Media Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FSSS)
    Wi-Fi Media Access Protocol Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA)
    Network Architecture Types Infrastructure and Ad Hoc
    Wi-Fi Standards IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11g, 802.11h, 802.11i, 802.11n
    Bluetooth Standards Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
    Wi-Fi Data Rates Supported
    • 802.11a (OFDM): 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
    • 802.11b (DSSS, CCK): 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
    • 802.11g (OFDM): 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
    • 802.11n (OFDM, MCS 0-7) 6.5, 7.2, 13.0, 14.4, 19.5, 21.7, 26.0, 28.9, 39.0, 43.3, 52.0, 57.8, 58.5, 65.0, 72.2 Mbps
    Wi-Fi Modulation
    • BPSK @ 1, 6, 6.5, 7.2 and 9 Mbps
    • QPSK @ 2, 5.5, 11, 12, 13, 14.4, 18, 19.5 and 21.7 Mbps
    • 16-QAM @ 24, 26, 28.9, 36, 39 and 43.3 Mbps
    • 64-QAM @ 48, 52, 54, 57.8, 58.5, 65 and 72.2 Mbps
    802.11n Spatial Streams 1 (Single Input, Single Output)
    Bluetooth Data Rates Supported 1, 2, 3 Mbps
    Bluetooth Modulation
    • GFSK@ 1 Mbps
    • Pi/4-DQPSK@ 2 Mbps
    • 8-DPSK@ 3 Mbps
    Regulatory Domain Support
    • FCC (Americas, Parts of Asia and Middle East)
    • ETSI (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Parts of Asia)
    • MIC (formerly TELEC) (Japan)
    • KC (formerly KCC) (Korea)
    Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.4 GHz Frequency Bands
      ETSI:
    • 2.4 GHz to 2.483 GHz
      FCC:
    • 2.4 GHz to 2.473 GHz
      MIC:
    • 2.4 GHz to 2.495 GHz
      KC:
    • 2.4 GHz to 2.483 GHz
    Wi-Fi 5 GHz Frequency Bands
      ETSI:
    • 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz
    • 5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz
      FCC:
    • 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz
    • 5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz
    • 5.725 GHz to 5.82 GHz
      MIC:
    • 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz
      KC:
    • 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz
    • 5.725 GHz 5.82 GHz
    Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz Operating Channels
    • ETSI:13 (3 non-overlapping)
    • FCC:11 (3 non-overlapping)
    • MIC:14 (4 non-overlapping)
    • KC:13 (3 non-overlapping)
    Wi-Fi 5 GHz Operating Channels
    • ETSI:19 non-overlapping
    • FCC:23 non-overlapping
    • MIC:8 non-overlapping
    • KC:12 non-overlapping
    Transmit Power
    Note: Transmit power varies according to individual country regulations. All values nominal, +/-2 dBm.

    Note: Summit 40 series radios support a single spatial stream and 20 MHz channels only.
      802.11a:
    • 6 Mbps  16 dBm (40 mW)
    • 54 Mbps  16 dBm (40 mW)
      802.11b:
    • 1 Mbps  16 dBm (40 mW)
    • 11 Mbps  16 dBm (40 mW)
      802.11g:
    • 6 Mbps  15 dBm (32 mW)
    • 54 Mbps  14 dBm (25 mW)
      802.11n (2.4 GHz):
    • 6.5 Mbps (MCS0)  13 dBm (20 mW)
    • 65 Mbps(MCS7)  11 dBm (13 mW)
      802.11n (5 GHz):
    • 6.5 Mbps (MCS0)  16 dBm (40 mW)
    • 65 Mbps(MCS7)  13 dBm (20 mW)
      Bluetooth:
    • 1 Mbps 0 dBm (1mW)
    • 2 Mbps 0 dBm (1mW)
    • 3 Mbps 0 dBm (1mW)
    Typical Receiver Sensitivity
      802.11a:
    • 6 Mbps -90 dBm
    • 24 Mbps -84 dBm
    • 54 Mbps -75 dBm (PER <= 10%)
      802.11b:
    • 1 Mbps -96 dBm
    • 11 Mbps -89 dBm (PER <= 10%)
      802.11g:
    • 6 Mbps -90 dBm
    • 24 Mbps -84 dBm
    • 54 Mbps -74 dBm (PER <= 10%)
      802.11n (2.4 GHz)
    • MCS0 Mbps -90 dBm
    • MCS4 Mbps -79 dBm
    • MCS7 Mbps -72 dBm
      802.11n (5 GHz)
    • MCS0 Mbps -89 dBm
    • MCS4 Mbps -79 dBm
    • MCS7 Mbps -71 dBm
      Bluetooth:
    • 1 Mbps TBD
    • 2 Mbps TBD
    • 3 Mbps TBD
    Operating Systems Supported
    • Windows Mobile 6.5
    • Windows Mobile 6.1
    • Windows Mobile 6.0
    • Windows Mobile 5.0
    • Windows Embedded CE 7.0
    • Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3
    • Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2
    • Windows Embedded CE 6.0
    • Windows Embedded CE 5.0
    • Linux, 2.6x, 3.x.x kernel
    Security
      Standards:
    • Wireless Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
    • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
    • IEEE 802.11i (WPA2)
      Encryption:
    • Wireless Equivalent Privacy (WEP, RC4 Algorithm)
    • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP, RC4 Algorithm)
    • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES, Rijndael Algorithm)
      Encryption Key Provisioning:
    • Static (40-bit and 128-bit lengths)
    • Pre-Shared (PSK)
    • Dynamic
      802.1X Extensible Authentication Protocol Types:
    • EAP-FAST
    • EAP-TLS
    • EAP-TTLS
    • PEAP-GTC
    • PEAP-MSCHAPv2
    • PEAP-TLS
    • LEAP
    Compliance
      MIC (Japan) Regulatory Domain (formerly TELEC) (PENDING):
    • Article 2 Item 19, Category WW (2.4GHz Channels 1-13)
    • Article 2 Item 19-2, Category GZ (2.4GHz Channel 14)
    • Article 2 Item 19-3 Category XW (5150-5250 W52 & 5250-5350 W53)
    • Article 2-1 Item 19-2 (BT 2.1)
    Certifications
      Wi-Fi Alliance:
    • 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
    • WPA Enterprise
    • WPA2 Enterprise
    Cisco Compatible Extensions (Version 4)

    Bluetooth SIG Qualification
    Warranty Limited Lifetime

    All specifications are subject to change without notice

    Certifications



    The SDC-MSD40NBT is certified for compliance to various CE, ETSI, FCC, Industry Canada, Wi-Fi Alliance and Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) specifications. Certification to MIC standards are planned for the near term. The grants, approvals, and formal test reports associated with these certifications may be leveraged by Summit customers to achieve their required device certifications. The degree to which customers can leverage these Summit items is dependent upon the regulatory agency, industry body, and the type of end device.

    If any additional information or guidance is required, please contact Summit's certification group via email or by telephone at 330.434.7929.

    CE / ETSI

    The SDC-MSD40NBT has been tested for compliance to various CE and ETSI standards and specifications:

    This testing was conducted with the following antennas:

    These formal test reports may be leveraged by mobile and portable device vendors as part of their self declaration to obtain the CE mark required by members of the European Union. ETSI/CE rules differ from those of the FCC and IC in that there is no provision for a modular approval. All approvals and certifications must exist at the device level rather than the module (radio) level.

    The SDC-MSD40NBT is fully compliant with Annex IV procedures in article 10.5 of R&TTE directive 99/5/EC.

    Like all Summit devices, the SDC-MSD40NBT is fully compliant with European Union Directive 2011/65/EU or Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) as per our Declaration of Compliance.

    FCC

    Summit has received the following FCC grants for the SDC-MSD40NBT (FCC identifier TWG-SDCMSD40NBT).

    FCC Part 15.247 Subpart C

    This grant relates to operation in the 2.412 to 2.462 GHz (ISM) and 5.745 to 5.805 GHz (UNII-3) frequency bands.

    FCC Part 15.407 Subpart E

    This grant relates to operation in the 5.180 to 5.240 GHz (UNII-1), 5.280 to 5.320 GHz (UNII-2), and 5.500 to 5.700 GHz (UNII-2 Extended) frequency bands.

    These grants were secured with the following antennas:

    The above grants are Modular Approvals. Specific limitations are indicated on each grant.

    When using this grant, the SDC-MSD40NBT must be installed only in mobile devices (devices which typically operate at distances greater than 20cm, or 7.9 inches, from the human body). When certifying portable devices (those that typically operate at distances less than 20cm from the human body) a new grant must be secured by the device vendor.

    Note: Summit test data may be leveraged by the device vendor to minimize the cost and time associated with the certification process.

    Industry Canada

    The SDC-MSD40NBT is certified to the Industry Canada (IC) RSS-210 standard. IC 6616A-SDCMSD40NBT certification is based on FCC certification testing, using the same antennas and transmit power and covering the same frequency bands. Test reports and data sheets relevant to this certification may be found in the FCC section above.

    Note: The FCC/IC grants and associated test reports are currently being finalized and are not yet available for download.

    National Communications Commission

    The SDC-MSD40NBT (NCC ID CCAB12LP1340T9) is certified to the National Communications Commission (NCC) standards:

    Australian/New Zealand Standard (AS/NZS)

    The SDC-MSD40NBT is certified to the following Australian/New Zealand standard:

    Wi-Fi Alliance

    Summit has received an Embedded Client Certification for the following standards: 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, WPA (both personal and enterprise), and WPA2/802.11i (both personal and enterprise). For those host devices which include the SDC-MSD40NBT, the vendor may assert that their device incorporates a Wi-Fi Certified Embedded Client. The vendor need not be a member of the Wi-Fi Alliance to make this assertion but may not use the "Wi-Fi Certified" logo in conjunction with their device unless they themselves are a Wi-Fi Alliance member.

    If the device vendor is a member of the Wi-Fi Alliance, they may have WFA certification transferred to them only if they integrate the already-certified module into their device in a "hands off" manner; in other words, make no changes during integration that would impact the way in which the module operates. Summit will provide consultative services to those vendors who choose to pursue a Wi-Fi Alliance certification for their Summit-equipped devices.

    Cisco Compatible Extensions

    Summit is a member of the Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) program and has a direct license from Cisco for intellectual property relating to the various versions of the CCX specifications. Summit has submitted the SDC-MSD30AG to an authorized CCX test lab and has been found to be fully compliant with version 4 of the CCX specifications for application specific devices (ASDs). For those host devices which include the SDC-MSD30AG, the vendor may assert that their device incorporates a Cisco Compatible radio module.

    Click HERE for verification of CCX compliance for this product.

    Device vendors who are members of the CCX program may also choose to secure CCX compliance for their end device. When incorporating the SDC-MSD40NBT into their product with the above software version, the vendor need not be a direct licensee for Cisco intellectual property. Rather, in this case the device vendor need only submit their SDC-MSD40NBT enabled device for CCX compliance testing to the version 4 test plan for ASDs. By leveraging Summit's "pre-approved" software and by testing to the same plan, the vendor has a greater assurance that their actual testing will result in end device compliance. Summit will provide consultative services to those vendors who choose to pursue CCX compliance for their Summit-equipped devices.

    Bluetooth SIG

    The SDC-MSD40NBT has received the Bluetooth SIG Qualification. The Qualified Design Listing details can be viewed from the Bluetooth SIG website: SDC-MSD40NBT Qualified Design Listing.