Farnell brings Silex Wi-Fi 6 Radio Development Kit to industrial developers

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Farnell is making available Gateworks' latest Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit - the GW11048-5-A.

Credit: Farnell

The Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit has been designed to support the validation of the Silex SX-SDMAX and SX-PCEAX Wi-Fi 6 radios, providing developers with an out-of-the-box evaluation experience. It delivers ruggedised wireless connectivity for a diverse range of industrial applications, from remote real-time monitoring to predictive maintenance and enhanced logistics.

This latest innovation comes with a pre-loaded Linux system and all the necessary accessories to get started quickly.

Key features include:

  • Supports Silex SX-SDMAX and SX-PCEAX Wi-Fi 6 radios (radios not included)
  • Includes Venice GW7200 Single Board Computer (SBC) with pre-loaded Linux drivers
  • Onboard NXP i.MX8M Mini processor (1.6 GHz quad-core)
  • 8GB eMMC flash storage and 1GB LPDDR4 DRAM
  • Two Gigabit Ethernet ports and two Mini-PCIe expansion slots
  • Multiple connectivity options including MicroSD, Nano SIM, I2C, SPI, and serial ports
  • Real-time clock, voltage and temperature monitoring
  • Wide input voltage range (8 to 60VDC) with PoE support
  • Operates in temperatures ranging from -40°C to +85°C

"This cutting-edge technology is a game-changer for those seeking to develop and deploy IoT applications and systems,” said Romain Soreau, Head of Single Board Computing at Farnell.

In addition to the Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit, Farnell is also offering Gateworks’ complete line of products for industrial applications.