Carambola 2

Carambola 2 is a surface mountable, based on Qualcomm/Atheros AR9331 SoC, single sided, Wi-Fi enabled Linux module, featuring the lowest power consumption in the industry.

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Overview

8devices Carambola 2 is a member of Carambola wireless modules family and is based on Qualcomm/Atheros AR9331 SoC.

Carambola 2 is a surface mountable, single sided, Wi-Fi enabled Linux module, featuring the lowest power consumption in the industry.

Module comes bundled with an open source development board for a quick start of your new Internet of Things era project. 8devices is providing OpenWRT linux distribution source code with necessary patches on GitHub repository and is supported by our growing community on a forum.

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Specs

CPU
AR9331, 400 MHz
Memory
16 MB Flash and 64 MB DDR2 RAM
Frequency
2.4 GHz
Max output power
21 dB
Wireless standard
802.11 bgn
Antenna (port)
U.FL connector
Power supply
3.3 V, power consumption 0.5 W
Available interfaces
USB host/slave, serial port, 2 x Ethernet, i2S, SLIC, SPDIF, 23 x GPIO
Size
28 by 38 mm
Software
OpenWrt

Development board details

E1 - Integrated 2.4 GHz chip antenna
J12, J13 - 2 x 10 2.54 mm pitch prototyping area holes
J3 - ETH0 LAN port
J4 - ETH1 LAN port
J8 - Type A USB socket
J14 - Mini - A USB socket (console +power 5V)
S1 - Hardware reset button
S2 - GPIO programable button

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