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Microchip
RN-171-PICTAIL
WiFi PICtail Development Board

Based on Roving Networks ultra-low-power RN171 WiFi module, this WiFi PICtail daughter board allows Microchip customers to develop WiFi applications using Microchip 8-, 16-, and 32-bit microcontroller development systems.

Includes a fully integrated TCP/IP stack allowing for a simple serial to Wi-Fi connection to the microcontroller.

Features

§ FCC/CE/IC certified 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11b/g transceiver § Plugs into Microchip’s Explorer 16 and PIC18 Explorer development boards § Adds wireless capability to designs targeting the Microchip development eco-system. § Compatible with 4, 8, 16, and 32-bit MCUs § Ultra-low power: 4 ľA sleep, 38 mA Rx, 120 mA Tx at 0 dBm (RN-171-PICTAIL) and 4 ľA sleep, 40 mA Rx, 210 mA Tx (RN-131-PICTAIL) § Configurable transmit power § On-board ceramic chip antenna (RN-131-PICtail)