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Technology Wi-FI Processor ARM Cortex-M4 Throughput (Max) (Mbps) 16 Package (mm) 20.5 x 25.0 QFM, 1.27 Pitch, 63-pin Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other Wi-Fi products

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  • Fully integrated and green and RoHS modules include all required clocks, SPI flash, and passives
  • 802.11a/b/g/n: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
  • FCC, IC/ISED, ETSI/CE, MIC, and SRRC (1) certified
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validated IC inside
  • Multilayered security features help developers protect identities, data, and software IP
  • Low-power modes for battery-powered applications
  • Coexistence with 2.4-GHz radios
  • Industrial temperature: –40°C to +85°C
  • CC3235MODx multiple-core architecture, system-on-chip (SoC)
  • CC3235MODAx modules include an integrated PCB antenna for easy integration into the host system
  • 1.27-mm pitch QFM package for easy assembly and low-cost PCB design
  • Transferrable Wi-Fi Alliance® certification
  • 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
      • McASP supports two I2S channels
      • SD, SPI, I2C, UART
      • 8-bit synchronous imager interface
      • 4-channel 12-bit ADCs
      • 4 general-purpose timers (GPT) with 16-bit PWM mode
      • Watchdog timer
      • Up to 27 GPIO pins
      • Debug interfaces: JTAG, cJTAG, SWD
  • Wi-Fi network processor subsystem:
    • Wi-Fi® core:
      • 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
      • Modes:
        • Access point (AP)
        • Station (STA)
        • Wi-Fi Direct® (only supported on 2.4 GHz)
      • 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 on, intermittently connected, 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)
    • File system 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
  • Power-Management Subsystem:
    • Integrated DC/DC converters support a wide range of supply voltage:
      • Single wide-voltage supply, VBAT: 2.3 V to 3.6 V
    • Advanced low-power modes:
      • Shutdown: 1 µA, Hibernate: 5.5 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
      • 2.4 GHz: 16 dBm at 1 DSSS
      • 5 GHz: 15.1 dBm at 6 OFDM
    • Wi-Fi RX sensitivity
      • 2.4 GHz: –94.5 dBm at 1 DSSS
      • 5 GHz: –89 dBm at 6 OFDM
  • Additional integrated components
    • 40.0-MHz crystal
    • 32.768-kHz crystal (RTC)
    • 32Mbit SPI serial flash
    • RF filters, diplexer and passive components
  • Footprint-compatible QFM package
    • CC3235MODx: 1.27-mm pitch,
      63-pin, 20.5-mm × 17.5-mm
    • CC3235MODAx: 1.27-mm pitch,
      63-pin, 20.5-mm × 25.0-mm
  • Module supports the SimpleLink Developer’s Ecosystem

(1)Contact TI for more information on using SRRC ID Certification: www.ti.com/tool/SIMPLELINK-CC3XXX-CERTIFICATION

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Description

Start your design with the fully programmable FCC, IC/ISED, ETSI/CE, MIC, and SRRC certified wireless microcontroller (MCU) module with built-in dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity. The modules integrate the 40-MHz crystal, 32.768-kHz RTC clock, 32Mb SPI serial flash, RF filters, diplexer, and passive components.

The SimpleLink™ CC3235MODx module is available in two variants:

  • CC3235MODS includes 256KB of RAM, IoT networking security, device identity and keys, and MCU-level security features such as file system encryption, user IP (MCU image) encryption, secure boot, and debug security.
  • CC3235MODSF builds on the CC3235MODS and integrates a user-dedicated 1MB of executable flash in addition to the 256KB of RAM.

The SimpleLink™ CC3235MODAx module is available in two variants:

  • CC3235MODAS includes 256KB of RAM, IoT networking security, device identity and keys, and MCU-level security features such as file system encryption, user IP (MCU image) encryption, secure boot, and debug security.
  • CC3235MODASF builds on the CC3235MODAS and integrates a user-dedicated 1MB of executable flash in addition to the 256KB of RAM.

Created for IoT, the SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3235MODx and CC3235MODAx module family from Texas Instruments is a wireless module that integrates two physically separated on-chip MCUs.

  • 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 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz radio, baseband, and MAC with a powerful hardware cryptography engine.

This generation introduces new capabilities that further simplify the connectivity of things to the Internet. The main new features include:

  • 802.11a/b/g/n: 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz support
  • 2.4-GHz coexistence with Bluetooth® low energy radio
  • Antenna diversity
  • Enhanced security with FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validated IC inside: certification.
  • More concurrent secure sockets (up to 16)
  • Certificate signing request (CSR)
  • Online certificate status protocol (OCSP)
  • Wi-Fi Alliance® certified for IoT applications with low-power capabilities and more
  • Hostless mode for offloading template packet transmissions
  • Improved fast scan

The CC3235MODx and CC3235MODAx 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™ support forums support 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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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet CC3235MODx and CC3235MODAx SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Dual-Band Wireless MCU Modules datasheet Feb. 11, 2020
User guides CC3x20, CC3x30, CC3x35 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® & Internet of Things Network Processor (Rev. K) Jul. 09, 2020
Application notes Variable Time Tag Comparison on SimpleLink™ Devices Jun. 05, 2020
Application notes CE Regulations for SRDs Operating in License-Free 2.4GHz/5GHz Bands-WiFi Devices Apr. 15, 2020
User guides CC3x35 Hardware Design Checklist (Rev. A) Feb. 17, 2020
User guides UniFlash CC3x20, CC3x3 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® and IoC™ Solution ImageCreator and Pro (Rev. G) Feb. 11, 2020
User guides CC3235MODSF LaunchPad Development Kit (LAUNCHCC3235MOD) User’s Guide (Rev. B) Feb. 11, 2020
Application notes Module Reliability for CC2xxxMODx, CC3xxxMODx, CC3xxxMODAx, and WL18xxMOD (Rev. A) Feb. 06, 2020
More literature CC3235MODAS Reliability Data – Reliability Estimate Feb. 05, 2020
Application notes Using Serial Flash on CC3135 and CC3235x SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® and IoT Devices (Rev. A) Feb. 03, 2020
Application notes Transfer of TI Wi-Fi® Alliance Certifications to Products Using WFA Cert Policy (Rev. F) Jan. 30, 2020
More literature CC3235MODASM2MON EC Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Dec. 06, 2019
White papers Low-Power Internet Connectivity Over Wi-Fi (Rev. A) May 23, 2019
User guides SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3x20 and CC3x35 Provisioning for Mobile Applications (Rev. A) Apr. 16, 2019
White papers A primer to Wi-Fi® provisioning for IoT applications (Rev. A) Jan. 31, 2019
Application notes CC3235MOD Production Line Guide Dec. 12, 2018
Application notes CC3120, CC3220 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® IoC Networking Subsystem Power Managment (Rev. C) Nov. 02, 2018
Application notes CC3135, CC3235x SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Internet-on-a Chip™ Solution–BLE Coexistence Apr. 09, 2018
Application notes CC313x and CC323x Simplelink™ Wi-Fi® Embedded Programming User's Guide Mar. 21, 2018
User guides CC3x20, CC3x35 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® and IoC™ Solution Radio Tool (Rev. A) May 01, 2017
Application notes CC3x20/CC3x35 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® and IoT OTA Update Application Report (Rev. A) Feb. 24, 2017
Application notes CC3x20, CC3x35 SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Internet-on-a chip™ Solution Built-In Security (Rev. B) Feb. 13, 2017

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 CC3235MODSF LaunchPad
Step 2: Download the SimpleLink CC32xx SDK
Step 3: Get started with SimpleLink Academy

The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3235MODSF LaunchPad™ development kit (with Module packaged device) is an evaluation (...)

Features
  • CC3235MODSF Wi-Fi wireless dual band module 
  • 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 Solutions
  • Support for BLE coexistance 
  • Operates from alkaline batteries for (...)

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 (...)

IDES, CONFIGURATION, COMPILERS & DEBUGGERS Download
System configuration tool
SYSCONFIG To help simplify configuration challenges and accelerate software development, we created SysConfig, an intuitive and comprehensive collection of graphical utilities for configuring pins, peripherals, radios, subsystems, and other components.  SysConfig helps you manage, expose and resolve (...)
Features
  • Interactive and intuitive graphical tool for enabling, configuring and generating initialization code for pinmuxing, TI Drivers and stack configuration (Bluetooth® Low Energy, ZigBee®, Thread, TI-15.4, EasyLink and NDK)

  • Real-time conflict management to ensure developers are creating a valid system (...)

PLUG-INS Download
SimpleLink™ SDK Plugin for Amazon Web Services
SIMPLELINK-SDK-PLUGIN-FOR-AWSIOT The AWS IoT Plugin is a companion software package that enables development of AWS IoT applications on the SimpleLink™ family of devices.

SimpleLink Plugins are designed to work in tandem with the SimpleLink SDKs. This Plugin is designed to work alongside the SimpleLink CC32XX and MSP432E4 SDKs and (...)

Features
  • Supports MQTT connectivity to AWS IoT
PLUG-INS Download
SimpleLink™ SDK plugin for Microsoft Azure
SIMPLELINK-SDK-PLUGIN-FOR-AZUREIOT The Azure IoT Plugin is a companion software package that enables development of Azure IoT applications on the SimpleLink™ family of devices.

SimpleLink Plugins are designed to work in tandem with the SimpleLink SDKs. This Plugin is designed to work alongside the SimpleLink CC32XX and MSP432E4 SDKs (...)

Features
  • Supports MQTT and HTTP connectivity to Azure IoT
PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® Embedded Programming
EMBEDDED-PROGRAMMING Each product that has an embedded CC3120/CC3220 device on board must also have a serial flash device connected. The serial flash must be formatted and, at minimum, be programmed with the Service Pack that contains necessary software updates and additional features. In the case of CC3220, a binary (...)
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

DESIGN TOOLS Download
Hardware design reviews for SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi devices
SIMPLELINK-WIFI-DESIGN-REVIEWS — To get started with the CC3XXX Wi-Fi hardware design review process: 
  • Step 1:  Before requesting a review, it is important that to review the technical documentation and design & development resources available on the corresponding product page (see CC3XXX product page links below).
  • Step 2: Download and (...)
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ASSEMBLY DRAWINGS Download
SWRR169.ZIP (11222 KB)
CERTIFICATIONS Download
Radio certification for SimpleLink™ CC3XXX
SIMPLELINK-CC3XXX-CERTIFICATION Are you looking for CC31XX or CC32XX certification support? SIMPLELINK-CC3XXX-CERTIFCATION provides the relevant information and support for successful certification of your product. Within this page you will find the latest certification reports of our Modules as well as our evaluation boards for (...)
Features
  • The SIMPLELINK-CC3XXX-REPORTS link provides access to SimpleLink CC3xxx certification reports for:
    • CC3xxx modules
    • CC3xxx evaluation boards (note: reports for evaluation boards are for reference only)
  • The SIMPLELINK-CC3XXX-REQUEST link provides
    • A TI letter of authorization for FCC and ISED when requested (...)

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
Battery Powered Smart Lock Reference Design With Cloud Connectivity Using SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi®
TIDC-01005 — This reference design demonstrates how to create a battery-powered electronic smart lock with integrated Wi-Fi®. The design demonstrates how the SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi CC3220S wireless MCU (SoC) can be used as the main system controller and network processor to create a highly integrated (...)
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REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
SimpleLink™ Wireless MCU-Based Thermostat Reference Design
TIDM-1020 Creating a low-power, connected, microcontroller (MCU) based smart thermostat that can securely link a variety of sensors to the cloud, which enables remote monitoring and control, is the goal of most smart thermostat designers. The TIDM-1020 reference design provides a software reference for the (...)
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Design files
REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
Wi-Fi Audio Streaming Application for SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 Launchpad
TIDC-CC3200AUDBOOST This SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 LaunchPad and Audio BoosterPack design brings Wi-Fi audio streaming capability to new applications as well as existing ones such as HD digital speakers. It enables the capture, streaming and playback of audio from a digital microphone or a stereo/mono audio jack to (...)
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REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
SimpleLink™ CC32xx-OV788 Video/Audio Streaming Over Wi-Fi Reference Design
TIDC-CC3200-VIDEO — The design enables OV788 ultra-low power video compression chip users to bring live streaming capabilities of audio and video data over Wi-Fi® very easily. It showcases a single chip implementation of RTP video streaming + Wi-Fi connection on the SimpleLink™ CC3200 Wi-Fi wireless (...)
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