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SimpleLink™ Arm Cortex-M4 Wi-Fi® MCU with 256kB RAM, coexistence, WPA3, 16 TLS sockets, secure boot

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Features

  • Multiple-core architecture, system-on-chip (SoC)
  • Multilayered security features, help developers protect identities, data, and software IP
  • Low-power modes for battery powered application
  • Coexistence with BLE radios (CC13x2/CC26x2)
  • Network-assisted roaming
  • Industrial temperature: –40°C to +85°C
  • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED by the Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Application microcontroller subsystem:
    • Arm Cortex-M4 core at 80 MHz
    • User-dedicated memory
      • 256KB of RAM
      • Optional 1MB of executable flash
    • Rich set of peripherals and timers
    • 27 I/O pins with flexible multiplexing options
      • UART, I2S, I2C, SPI, SD, ADC, 8-bit parallel interface
      • Timers and PWM
  • Wi-Fi network processor subsystem:
    • Wi-Fi core:
      • 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz
      • Modes:
        • Access Point (AP)
        • Station (STA)
        • Wi-Fi Direct
      • Security:
        • WEP
        • WPA™/ WPA2™ PSK
        • WPA2 Enterprise
        • WPA3™ Personal
    • Internet and application protocols:
      • HTTPs server, mDNS, DNS-SD, DHCP
      • IPv4 and IPv6 TCP/IP stack
      • 16 BSD sockets (fully secured TLS v1.2 and SSL 3.0)
    • Built-in power management subsystem:
      • Configurable low-power profiles (always, intermittent, tag)
      • Advanced low-power modes
      • Integrated DC/DC regulators
  • Multilayered security features:
    • Separate execution environments
    • Networking security
    • Device identity and key
    • Hardware accelerator cryptographic engines (AES, DES, SHA/MD5, CRC)
    • Application-level security (encryption, authentication, access control)
    • Initial secure programming
    • Software tamper detection
    • Secure boot
    • Certificate signing request (CSR)
    • Unique per device key pair
  • Application throughput:
    • UDP: 16 Mbps, TCP: 13 Mbps
    • Peak: 72 Mbps
  • Power-Management Subsystem:
    • Integrated DC/DC converters support a wide range of supply voltage:
      • VBAT wide-voltage mode: 2.1 V to 3.6 V
      • VIO is always tied with VBAT
    • Advanced low-power modes:
      • Shutdown: 1 µA, hibernate: 4.5 µA
      • Low-power deep sleep (LPDS): 120 µA
      • Idle connected (MCU in LPDS): 710 µA
      • RX traffic (MCU active): 59 mA
      • TX traffic (MCU active): 223 mA
  • Wi-Fi TX power:
    • 18.0 dBm at 1 DSSS
    • 14.5 dBm at 54OFDM
  • Wi-Fi RX sensitivity:
    • –96 dBm at 1 DSSS
    • –74.5 dBm at 54 OFDM
  • Clock source:
    • 40.0-MHz crystal with internal oscillator
    • 32.768-kHz crystal or external RTC
  • RGK package
    • 64-pin, 9-mm × 9-mm very thin quad flat nonleaded (VQFN) package, 0.5-mm pitch
  • Device supports SimpleLink™ MCU Platform developer’s ecosystem

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Description

The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi CC3230x wireless MCU comes in two variants: CC3230S and C3230SF.

  • The CC3230S includes 256KB of RAM, IoT networking security, device identity/keys, as well as, MCU level security features such as file system encryption, user IP (MCU image) encryption, secure boot and debug security.
  • The CC3230SF builds on the CC3230S and integrates a user-dedicated 1MB of executable flash in addition to the 256KB of RAM.

Simplify your IoT design with a Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ wireless microcontroller (MCU). The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3230x device family is a system-on-chip (SoC) solution that integrates two processors within a single chip, including:

  • Application processor: Arm® Cortex®-M4 MCU with a user-dedicated 256KB of RAM and an optional 1MB of executable flash
  • Network processor to run all Wi-Fi and internet logical layers. This ROM-based subsystem completely offloads the host MCU and includes an 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz radio, baseband, and MAC with a powerful hardware cryptography engine

These devices introduce new capabilities that further simplify the connectivity of things to the internet. The main new features include

  • Bluetooth Low Energy and Wi-Fi 2.4-GHz radio coexistence (CC13x2/CC26x2)
  • Antenna selection
  • Up to 16 concurrent secure sockets
  • Certificate sign request (CSR)
  • Online certificate status protocol (OCSP)
  • Wi-Fi Alliance certified IoT power-saving features (such as BSS max idle, DMS, and proxy ARP)
  • Hostless mode for offloading template packet transmissions
  • Network-assisted roaming

The CC3230x device family is part of the SimpleLink™ MCU platform—a common, easy-to-use development environment based on a single-core software development kit (SDK) with a rich tool set and reference designs. The E2E™ community supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth low energy, Sub-1 GHz, and host MCUs. For more information, visit www.ti.com/simplelink or www.ti.com/simplelinkwifi.

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* Datasheet CC3230S and CC3230SF SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® 2.4GHz Wireless MCU with Coexistence datasheet (Rev. A) Sep. 28, 2020
* User guides SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC323x Technical Reference Manual (Rev. A) Sep. 17, 2020
Application notes CC3x20, CC3x35 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Internet-on-a chip™ Solution Built-In Security (Rev. C) Sep. 29, 2020
Application notes CC323x Production Line Guide (Rev. A) Sep. 18, 2020
Application notes SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x20, CC3x3x Over-the-Air Update (Rev. B) Sep. 17, 2020
Application notes SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC313x, CC323x BLE Coexistence (Rev. A) Aug. 17, 2020
User guides SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x20 and CC3x3x Provisioning for Mobile Applications (Rev. B) Aug. 17, 2020
User guides SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x20, CC3x3x Network Processor (Rev. L) Aug. 17, 2020
User guides SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x20, CC3x3x Radio Tool User Guide (Rev. B) Aug. 17, 2020
Application notes SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x3x Networking Subsystem Power Management (Rev. A) Aug. 17, 2020
Application notes SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x3x Serial Flash (Rev. B) Aug. 17, 2020
User guides UniFlash CC3x20, CC3x3x SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® and IoC™ Solution ImageCreator (Rev. H) Aug. 17, 2020
Application notes CE Regulations for SRDs Operating in License-Free 2.4GHz/5GHz Bands-WiFi Devices Apr. 15, 2020
Application notes Transfer of TI Wi-Fi® Alliance Certifications to Products Using WFA Cert Policy (Rev. F) Jan. 30, 2020
Technical articles Bluetooth® Low Energy shifts gears for car access Jul. 15, 2019
White papers Low-Power Internet Connectivity Over Wi-Fi (Rev. A) May 23, 2019
Technical articles Top 3 design challenges that the new generation of SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® devices will help you overcome Feb. 21, 2019
White papers A primer to Wi-Fi® provisioning for IoT applications (Rev. A) Jan. 31, 2019
Technical articles Unlock every door with the SimpleLink™ platform Sep. 19, 2018
Technical articles Exploring the impact of IoT on innovation Jul. 17, 2018
Application notes CC313x and CC323x Simplelink™ Wi-Fi® Embedded Programming User's Guide Mar. 21, 2018
User guides CC3235 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® LaunchPad™ Development Kit Hardware Dec. 19, 2017
User guides TI-RTOS 2.16 for CC32xx SimpleLink Wireless MCUs Getting Started Guide (Rev. F) Feb. 22, 2016

Design & development

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Hardware development

DEVELOPMENT KITS Download
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Description

To get started developing with this LaunchPad:
Step 1: Buy the CC3235S LaunchPad
Step 2: Download the SimpleLink CC32xx SDK
Step 3: Get started with SimpleLink Academy

 

The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3235S dual band LaunchPad™ development kit (LAUNCHXL-CC3235S) highlights CC3235S, a (...)

Features
  • CC3235S dual band Wi-Fi  microcontroller (MCU) in QFN package
  • 2x20 pin stackable connectors (BoosterPack headers) to connect to TI LaunchPads and other BoosterPacks
  • On-Board chip antenna with option for U.FL based testing
  • A single Chip Security Solution
  • Support for BLE coexistence 
  • Operates from alkaline (...)

Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KITS (SDK) Download
SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC32xx software development kit (SDK)
SIMPLELINK-CC32XX-SDK Step 1: Buy the LaunchPad
Step 2: Download the CC32xx SDK
Step 3: Get started with SimpleLink Academy

The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC32XX SDK contains drivers for the CC3220 and CC3235 programmable MCU and documentation needed to use the solution. It also contains the flash programmer (...)

Features
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n: 2.4 and 5GHz
  • 2.4GHz Bluetooth® low energy coexistence
  • Enhanced security with WPA3 and FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certification
  • Enhancement for network terminal
    • Support setting country code
    • 5GHz channels support
    • Support for antenna diversity configurations
    • Support for coex configurations
  • (...)
APPLICATION SOFTWARE & FRAMEWORKS Download
SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Starter Pro
WIFISTARTERPRO Download on the iTunes App Store
Download on Google play

The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Starter Pro mobile App is a new mobile application for SimpleLink provisioning. It goes along with the embedded provisioning library and example that runs on the device side. The new provisioning release is TI (...)
IDES, CONFIGURATION, COMPILERS & DEBUGGERS Download
SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® radio testing tool
CC3XXXRADIOTEST The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Radio Testing Tool is a Windows-based software tool for RF evaluation and testing of SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC31xx and CC32xx designs during development and certification.  The tool enables low-level radio testing capabilities by manually setting the radio into (...)
Features
  • Works seamlessly with SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC32xx LaunchPad and CC31xx BoosterPack
  • Uses 4-wire UART for control and communication
  • Transmit Wi-Fi packets in packetized and continuous modes
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) for configuration and display
  • User-defined configuration of channel, power level (...)
IDES, CONFIGURATION, COMPILERS & DEBUGGERS Download
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
CCSTUDIO

Code Composer Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) that supports TI's Microcontroller and Embedded Processors portfolio. Code Composer Studio comprises a suite of tools used to develop and debug embedded applications. It includes an optimizing C/C++ compiler, source code editor (...)

OPERATING SYSTEMS (OS) Download
TI-RTOS: Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) for Microcontrollers (MCU)
TI-RTOS-MCU
Develop MCU applications faster with TI-RTOS

TI-RTOS accelerates development schedules by eliminating the need to create basic system software functions from scratch. TI-RTOS scales from a real-time multitasking kernel - TI-RTOS Kernel - to a complete RTOS solution including additional (...)

Features

TI-RTOS offers the following components:

TI-RTOS Module Description
TI-RTOS Kernel

TI-RTOS Kernel (formerly known as SYS/BIOS) provides deterministic preemptive multithreading and synchronization services, memory management, and interrupt handling.

TI-RTOS Device Drivers and Board Initialization TI-RTOS (...)
PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
UniFlash stand-alone flash tool for microcontrollers, Sitara™; processors and SimpleLink™
UNIFLASH Supported devices: CC13xx, CC25xx, CC26xx, CC3x20, CC3x30, CC3x35, Tiva, C2000, MSP43x, Hercules, PGA9xx, IWR12xx, IWR14xx, IWR16xx, IWR18xx , IWR68xx, AWR12xx, AWR14xx, AWR16xx, AWR18xx.  Command line only: AM335x, AM437x, AM571x, AM572x, AM574x, AM65XX, K2G

CCS Uniflash is a standalone tool used to (...)

Design tools & simulation

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GERBER FILES Download
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