50 Series Wi-Fi Module + Bluetooth

Overview

Laird Connectivity's 50 Series Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® modules achieve the best possible connectivity in any RF environment, powered by the Qualcomm Atheros QCA6004 and the Cambridge Silicon Radio CSR8811. With industry-leading software, Linux and Android support, and a wide range of form factors, Laird Connectivity’s 50 Series is a flexible option for your enterprise wireless needs. The security and robustness inherited from our expertise in our 40 and 45 Series modules means the most reliable wireless in crucial, even life-critical applications, such as medical and industrial.

  • New Wireless Capabilities: Advanced 802.11a/b/g/n, 2x2 MIMO, Advanced Power Save, Enhanced BT/Wi-Fi Coexistence, Fast Roam.
  • Bluetooth 4.0: Enables Classic Bluetooth and Low Energy mode
  • Complete RF Pathway: Onboard baluns, mobile phone coexistence filter, diplexer, power amplifier, low noise amplifier, and reference crystal oscillator.
  • Pre-calibrated for performance: Tuned in manufacturing

The 50 Series modules come in three form factors: 

  • SSD50NBT: Extremely small 15mm x 15mm SiP module
  • MSD50NBT: Pluggable 60-pin SDIO Module
  • M2SD50NBT: Low-profile M.2 E Key form in SDIO interface.

Specifications

Wi-Fi Spec
802.11 a/b/g/n
Dimension (Length - mm)
15 mm
Dimension (Width - mm)
15 mm
Dimension (Height - mm)
2.5 mm
BT Capable
4.0
Android
Yes
BT Chipset
CSR8811
BT Dual Mode
Yes
BT Interfaces
UART
Line
Enterprise
Linux
Yes
Spatial Streams
2 (2x2 MIMO)
Supplicant
EAP
Temp Spec
-30C +85C
Wi-Fi Chipset
QCA AR6004
Wi-Fi Interfaces
1-bit or 4-bit Secure Digital I/O
Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Physical Interface
WH-SSD50NBT 15 mm 15 mm 2.5 mm M.2 Card (E-Key Type)
Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Physical Interface
WH-MSD50NBT 32 mm 22 mm 4.7 mm SIDO
Type Connector Type
DVK-MSD50NBT Development Kit USB
Dimension (Height - mm) Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Physical Interface
WH-M2SD50NBT 3.3 mm 30 mm 22 mm 30 mm 22 mm 3.3 mm SIDO

Photo Gallery

WH-SSD50NBT

WH-MSD50NBT

Documentation

Name Part Type Last Updated
Application Note - Guidelines for Replacing Antennas v1.0 All Application Note 01-17-19
Application Note - Information Broker All Application Note 02-14-19
Legacy BT Profile Integration with BlueZ Stack All Application Note 02-14-19
50 Series - Android Releases up to v3.5.4.16 All Software 02-08-19
50 Series - Linux Releases up to v3.5.4.20 All Software 02-08-19
50 Series - Windows v24.3.4.32 All Software 02-13-19
Release Notes - MSD50-laird-3.5.3.11 All Documentation 02-14-19
Release Notes - 50 Series Android v3.5.4.16 All Documentation 02-08-19
Release Notes- 50 Series Android v3.5.0.2 All Documentation 02-08-19
Release Notes - 50 Series Linux 3.5.4.20 All Documentation 02-08-19
Release Notes - 50 Series Linux v3.5.3.11 All Documentation 02-08-19
Release Notes - 50 Series Linux v3.5.2.17 All Documentation 02-08-19
Release Notes - 50 Series Windows v24.3.4.32 All Documentation 02-13-19
Reference Guide - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures All Documentation 02-14-19
Software Integration Guide - SD45 and SD50 (Linux) All Documentation 02-14-19
User Guide - Laird Wi-Fi Software Development Kit for C Sharp All Documentation 02-14-19
EN M2xx SSD50 MSD50NBT All Certification 02-08-19
FCC M2xx SSD50 MSD50NBT All Certification 02-08-19
IC M2xx SSD50 MSD50NBT All Certification 02-08-19
Datasheet - SSD50NBT WH-SSD50NBT Documentation 02-14-19
Software Integration Guide - SD45 and SD50 for Android Jellybean and KitKat WH-SSD50NBT Documentation 01-17-19
MSD50.zip WH-MSD50NBT Software 01-17-19
Software Integration Guide - SD45 and SD50 for Android Jellybean and KitKat WH-MSD50NBT Documentation 01-17-19