SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CERTIFIED® Wireless Module Solutions With Antenna - CC3220MODA

CC3220MODA (ACTIVE)

SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CERTIFIED® Wireless Module Solutions With Antenna

 

Description

Start your design with the fully programmable FCC, IC, CE, MIC, and SRRC Certified wireless microcontroller (MCU) module with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. Created for the IoT, the SimpleLink™ CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx module family from Texas Instruments™ is a wireless module that integrates two physically separated on-chip MCUs.

  • An application processor—ARM® Cortex®-M4 MCU with a user-dedicated 256KB of RAM, and an optional 1MB of Serial Flash.
  • A network processor MCU to run all Wi-Fi® and Internet logical layers. This ROM-based subsystem includes an 802.11b/g/n radio, baseband, and MAC with a powerful crypto engine for fast, secure internet connections with 256-bit encryption.

The CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx wireless MCU family is a part of the second generation of the Internet-on-a chip™ family of solutions from TI. This generation introduces new features and capabilities that further simplify the connectivity of things to the internet. The new capabilities include:

  • IPv6
  • Enhanced Wi-Fi provisioning
  • Optimized low-power management
  • Enhanced file-system security
  • Wi-Fi AP connection with up to four stations
  • More concurrently opened BSD sockets—up to 16 BSD sockets (6 are secure HTTPS support)
  • HTTPS support
  • RESTful API support
  • Asymmetric keys crypto library

 

The CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx wireless MCU family supports the following modes: station, AP, and Wi-Fi Direct®. The CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx modules also supports WPA2 personal and enterprise security. This subsystem includes embedded TCP/IP and TLS/SSL stacks, HTTP server, and multiple Internet protocols. The module supports a variety of Wi-Fi provisioning methods, including HTTP based on AP mode, SmartConfig™ technology, and WPS2.0.

The power-management subsystem includes integrated DC/DC converters that support a wide range of supply voltages. This subsystem enables low-power consumption modes for extended battery life, such as low-power deep sleep, hibernate with RTC (consuming only 5 µA), and shutdown mode (consuming only
1 µA).

The module includes a wide variety of peripherals, including a fast parallel camera interface, I2S, SD, UART, SPI, I2C, and a 4-channel ADC.

The SimpleLink CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx module family come in four different module variants: CC3220MODS, CC3220MODSF, CC3220MODA, and CC3220MODASF.

  • The CC3220MODS and CC3220MODAS modules include 256KB on application-dedicated embedded RAM for code and data. In addition, the CC3220MODAS includes an integral antenna.
  • The CC3220MODSF and CC3220MODASF modules include application-dedicated 1MB of Serial Flash and 256KB of RAM for code and data. In addition, the CC3220MODASF includes an integral antenna.

The four modules integrate the 40-MHz crystal, 32.768-kHz RTC clock, 32-Mb SPI serial Flash, RF filter, and passive components. The modules also have additional security features, such as encrypted and authenticated file systems, user IP encryption and authentication, secured boot (authentication and integrity validation of the application image at Flash boot time), and more.

The CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx devices are a part of the SimpleLink MCU platform, which consists of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® low energy, Sub-1 GHz, and host MCUs. All share a common, easy-to-use development environment with a single core software development kit (SDK) and rich tool set. A one-time integration of the SimpleLink platform lets you add any combination of devices from the portfolio into your design. The ultimate goal of the SimpleLink platform is to achieve 100 percent code reuse when your design requirements change.

The CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx module family is a complete platform solution including software, sample applications, tools, user and programming guides, reference designs, and the E2E™ online community. The module family is also part of the SimpleLink MCU portfolio and supports the SimpleLink developers ecosystem. For more information, visit www.ti.com/simplelink.

Features

  • CC3220MODx is a Family of Wireless MCU Modules Consisting of SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Single Chip Wireless MCUs—the CC3220MODS and CC3220MODAS Modules Consist of the CC3220SM2ARGK Wireless MCU, while the CC3220MODSF and CC3220MODASF Modules Consist of the CC3220SF12ARGK Wireless MCU. Fully Integrated, Industrial Temperature-Grade, Green Modules Include All Required Clocks, SPI Flash, and Passives
  • CC3220MODAx Modules Include an Integral Antenna for Easy Integration Into the Host System
  • CC3220MODx and CC3220MODAx SimpleLink Wi-Fi Wireless MCU System-on-Chip (SoC) Contains a Single Chip With Two Separate Execution Environments:
    • User Application Dedicated ARM® Cortex®-M4 MCU
    • Network Processor MCU to Run All Wi-Fi and Internet Logical Layers
  • FCC, IC, CE, MIC, and SRRC Certified
  • Wi-Fi Alliance Members Can Request Certificate Transfer of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Modules
  • 1.27-mm Pitch QFM Package for Easy Assembly and Low-Cost PCB Design
  • Applications MCU Subsystem
    • ARM Cortex-M4 Core at 80 MHz
    • Embedded Memory
      • CC3220MODS and CC3220MODAx Variants Include 256KB of RAM
      • CC3220MODSF and CC3220MODASF are Flash-Based MCUs With An Integrated 1MB of Flash and 256KB of RAM
      • Peripheral Drivers in ROM
    • McASP Supports Two I2S Channels
    • SD
    • SPI
    • I2C
    • UART
    • 8-Bit Synchronous Image Interface
    • Four General-Purpose Timers (GPTs) With
      16-Bit PWM Mode
    • One Watchdog Timer Module
    • 4-Channel, 12-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs)
    • Debug Interfaces: JTAG, cJTAG, and SWD
  • Wi-Fi Network Processor Subsystem
    • Wi-Fi Internet-on-a chip™ Dedicated ARM MCU Completely Offloads Wi-Fi and Internet Protocols from the Application MCU
    • Wi-Fi Modes
      • 802.11b/g/n Station
      • 802.11b/g/n Access Point Supports up to Four Stations
      • Wi-Fi Direct® Client and Group Owner
      • WPA2™ Personal and Enterprise Security: WEP, WPA™, WPA2 PSK, and WPA2 Enterprise (802.1x)
      • IPv4 and IPv6 TCP and IP Stack
      • Industry-Standard BSD Socket Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
        • 16 Simultaneous TCP or UDP Sockets
        • 6 Simultaneous TLS and SSL Sockets
      • IP Addressing: StaticIP, LLA, DHCPv4, DHCPv6 With Duplicate Address Detection (DAD)
      • SimpleLink Technology Connection Manager for Autonomous and Fast Wi-Fi Connections
      • Flexible Wi-Fi Provisioning With SmartConfig™ Technology, AP Mode, and WPS2 Options
      • RESTful API Support Using Internal HTTP Server
      • Embedded Network Applications Running on Dedicated Network Processor
      • Wide Set of Security Features
        • Hardware Features:
          • Separate Execution Environments
          • Device Identity
          • Hardware Crypto Engine for Advanced Fast Security, Including: AES, DES, 3DES, SHA2, MD5, CRC, and Checksum
        • Initial Secure Programming
          • Debug Security
          • JTAG and Debug Ports are Locked
        • Personal and Enterprise Wi-Fi Security
        • Secure Sockets
          (SSLv3, TLS1.0, TLS1.1, TLS1.2)
      •  

         

      • Networking Security
        • HTTPS Server
        • Trusted Root-Certificate Catalog
        • TI Root-of-Trust Public Key
      • SW IP Protection
        • Secure Key Storage
        • File System Security
        • Software Tamper Detection
        • Cloning Protection
        • Secure Boot: Validate Integrity and Authenticity of Runtime Binary During Boot
      • Embedded Network Applications Running on Dedicated Network Processor
        • HTTP and HTTPS Web Server With Dynamic User Callbacks
        • mDNS, DNS-SD, and DHCP Servers
        • Ping
      • Recovery Mechanism: Can Recover to Factory Defaults or to Complete Factory Image
    • Wi-Fi TX Power
      • 17.0 dBm at 1 DSSS
      • 13.5 dBm at 54 OFDM
    • Wi-Fi RX Sensitivity
      • –95.0 dBm at 1 DSSS
      • –73.5 dBm at 54 OFDM
    • Application Throughput
      • UDP: 16 Mbps
      • TCP: 13 Mbps
  • Power-Management Subsystem
    • Integrated DC/DC Converter With
      a Wide-Supply Voltage
      • VBAT: 2.3 to 3.6 V
    • Advanced Low-Power Modes:
      • Shutdown: 1 µA
      • Hibernate: 5 µA
      • Low-Power Deep Sleep (LPDS): 135 µA (Measured on CC3220MODS and CC3220MODSF With 256KB RAM Retention)
      • RX Traffic (MCU Active): 59 mA (Measured on CC3220MODS; CC3220MODSF and CC3220MODASF Consume an Additional
        15 mA) at 54 OFDM
      • TX Traffic (MCU Active): 223 mA (Measured on CC3220MODS; CC3220MODSF and CC3220MODASF Consume an Additional
        15 mA) at 54 OFDM, Maximum Power
      • Idle Connected (MCU in LPDS): 710 µA (Measured on CC3220MODS and CC3220MODSF With 256KB RAM Retention) at DTIM = 1
  • Additional Integrated Components
    • 40.0-MHz Crystal
    • 32.768-kHz Crystal (RTC)
    • 32-Mbit SPI Serial Flash
    • RF Filter and Passive Components
  • Footprint Compatible QFM Package
    • CC3220MODx: 1.27-mm Pitch,
      63-Pin, 20.5-mm × 17.5-mm
    • CC3220MODAx: 1.27-mm Pitch,
      63-Pin, 20.5-mm × 25.0-mm
  • Operating Temperature
    • Ambient Temperature Range: –40°C to +85°C
  • Module Supports SimpleLink Developer’s Ecosystem

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Flash (KB)
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Technology
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Operating Temperature Range (C)
Throughput (Max) (Mbps)
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RX Current (Lowest) (mA)
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Wireless MCU, Module with Antenna    Wireless MCU
Wireless Network Processor
Module   
Wireless Network Processor    Wireless MCU
Wireless Network Processor
Module   
Single-Chip Wireless MCU
Module   
Wireless MCU    Wireless MCU, Module   
1000          N/A    1000    1000   
256            256    256   
Wi-Fi    Wi-Fi    Wi-Fi    Wi-Fi    Wi-Fi    Wi-Fi    Wi-Fi   
25          25    27    25   
-40 to 85    -20 to 70    -40 to 85    -40 to 85    -20 to 70    -40 to 85    -40 to 85   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
16 Mbps (UDP)
13 Mbps (TCP)   
  Cryptographic acceleration
Debug security
Device identity
External memory protection
Initial secure programming
Networking security
Secure FW and SW update
Secure boot
Secure storage
Software IP protection   
  Cryptographic acceleration
Debug security
Device identity
External memory protection
Initial secure programming
Networking security
Secure FW and SW update
Secure boot
Secure storage
Software IP protection   
  Cryptographic acceleration
Debug security
Device identity
Initial secure programming
Networking security
Secure FW and SW update
Secure boot
Secure storage
Software IP protection   
 
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