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  • Newark Part No.: 94T7998
  • Manufacturer Part No RN-174-K

Product Overview

The RN-174-K is a RN-174 evaluation board a field ready, Wi-Fi Alliance certified, 802.11 b/g prototyping platform for the RN-171 module. The board has the flexibility to connect directly to embedded processors via a standard RS 232 interface or through the TTL UART interface. The RN-174 contains a battery boost circuit, which makes it possible to power the board using two AA batteries (the input voltage can go down to down to 2.0 V DC when using the battery boost circuit). The status LEDs and jumpers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems. The RN-174 is based on the Roving Networks RN-171 module. The RN-171 module incorporates a 2.4GHz radio, processor, full TCP/IP stack, Real time clock, and supports the FTP, DHCP, DNS, and HTML client protocols. The RN-171 is the smallest, lowest power 802.11 b/g module available. The module supports adhoc and infrastructure networking modes.
  • Evaluation board for the RN-171 module
  • Complete TCP/IP networking stack
  • Designed to operate in ultra low power mode using jumpers
  • Hardware interfaces UART and SPI slave
  • Supports adhoc and infrastructure networking modes
  • User programmable GPIO & ADCs
  • Real time clock for time stamping, auto sleep, and auto wakeup modes
  • Run directly from batteries or regulated power supplies
  • Configuration over serial or wireless interface using simple ASCII commands
  • Secure Wi-Fi authentication schemes (WEP/WPA/WPA2)


Embedded Design & Development; Wireless; Security; Sensing & Instrumentation; Industrial; Communications & Networking; Automation & Process Control


RN-174 evaluation board, RS232 cable with male DB9 connector, USB to serial cable, Null modem, 9V battery clip, Documentation, Tools, drivers and utilities
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Product Specifications, Documents & More

  • Application Sub Type: WiFi
  • Features: Evaluate the RN-171 WiFly 802.11 b/g Modules, Supports all Wi-Fi Client Security Protocols
  • Kit Application Type: Wireless Connectivity
  • Kit Contents: Evaluation Board, Null Modem, RS232 Cable, USB to Serial Cable, User Guide
  • SVHC: To Be Advised
  • Silicon Core Number: -
  • Silicon Manufacturer: Microchip

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