802.11a/b/g/n plus Bluetooth SDIO System-in-Package (SiP)

The SX-SDPAN is an 802.11a/b/g/n plus Bluetooth 4.0 radio/baseband SDIO System-in-Package (SiP) designed specifically for low power embedded applications.

Top Features:

  • Dual band 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN plus advanced BT4.0 combo solution optimized highly integrated electronics devices.
  • Supports Bluetooth 3.0 + HS and Bluetooth 4.0 standards enabling seamless integration of BT/ WLAN.
  • Incorporates Qualcomm Atheros’ proprietary SoftAP for mobile devices, and DirectConnect™ Peer-to-Peer connectivity
  • Ultra low power consumption radio architecture and proprietary power save technologies extend battery life.
  • Smallest footprint for space constrained devices


The Silex SX-SDPAN (Qualcomm Atheros AR6233) is a third generation Wireless LAN solution, featuring dual-band 802.11n plus Bluetooth. Based on the game-changing AR6003 Wireless LAN chip, the SX-SDPAN brings 802.11n throughput, range and power efficiency to portable devices including patient monitors, printers, handheld terminals and more.

The device integrates all WLAN and BT functionality in a single package to support a low cost, layout-friendly implementation while allowing flexibility for platform specific customization.

Features and Benefits:

  • Single-stream 802.11n for faster downloads, longer range, and lower power consumption
  • Bluetooth 3.0+HS and 4.0 Low Energy
  • High level of RF integration enables direct antenna connection through separate 2.4 GHz WLAN and Bluetooth antenna ports
  • Flexible dual-band solution with 5 GHz front end module (FEM); shared and dual antenna confi­gurations supported
  • Highest level of on-chip integration using CMOS technology

-          Radio/MAC/Baseband

-          Patented Qualcomm Atheros E‑client Power Amplifi­er (EPA™) for high transmitter output power

-          Integrated power management unit

  • Qualcomm Atheros Universal Wireless Cooperation for enhanced Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Coexistence
  • Support for industry standard QoS schemes (802.11e, WMM, WMM-PS)
  • Hardware accelerated security, including WAPI (China)

SX-SDPAN (specifications)

Product Name: SX-SDPAN

Chipset: Qualcomm Atheros AR6233

Operating Voltage: VDD 3.3V, AVDD 1.8V

Radio Specifications: 802.11b/g/n 2.412 - 2.484 GHz, 802.11a/n 5.18 - 5.825 GHz

Dimensions: 8.4 x 8.4 x 1.1 mm

Storage Temperature: -45 to +135 degrees C°

Operating Temperature: -20 to +85 degrees C°

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