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ELLA-W1 series

Host-based multiradio modules with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

ELLA-W1 series is an older generation product. For new designs see:
JODY-W2
Host-based multiradio modules with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
LILY-W131 module
Ultra-compact host-based Wi-Fi modules

Best-in-class transmission power and sensitivity

  • Automotive and professional grades
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi, 2.4 & 5 GHz
  • Bluetooth v3.0+HS
  • High transmission power and sensitivity
  • Simultaneous client and micro access point operation with up to 10 clients
  • Low power consumption
ELLA-W1 module
14.8 x 14.8 x 2.5 mm

Product variants

ELLA-W131

Professional grade, with RF shield box, single-band (2.4 GHz), 1 antenna pin. Can be combined with TOBY-L2 LTE module for router functionality.

ELLA-W133

Professional grade, with RF shield box, single-band (2.4 GHz), 2 antenna pins

ELLA-W161

Professional grade, with RF shield box, dual-band (2.4 / 5 GHz), 1 antenna pin

ELLA-W163

Professional grade, with RF shield box, dual-band (2.4 / 5 GHz), 2 antenna pins

ELLA-W131-A

Automotive grade, single-band (2.4 GHz), 1 antenna pin. Can be combined with TOBY-L2 LTE module for router functionality.

ELLA-W133-A

Automotive grade, single-band (2.4 GHz), 2 antenna pins

ELLA-W161-A

Automotive grade, dual-band (2.4 / 5 GHz), 1 antenna pin

ELLA-W163-A

Automotive grade, dual-band (2.4 / 5 GHz), 2 antenna pins

Product variantsELLA-W131ELLA-W133ELLA-W161ELLA-W163ELLA-W131-AELLA-W133-AELLA-W161-AELLA-W163-A
Antenna 
One pin for combined Bluetooth and Wi-Fi external antenna
Two pins for separate Bluetooth and Wi-Fi external antennas
Short range features 
Bluetooth qualificationv3.0+HS
Bluetooth output power EIRP [dBm]18
Wi-Fi micro access point [max stations]10
Bluetooth profiles and services 
Bluetooth HCI
Wi-Fi standard 
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
Microprocessor on board  
Host-based module
Interfaces 
PCM (Bluetooth audio)1
SDIO1
Electrical data 
Minimum supply [V]3.00
Maximum supply [V]3.6
Environmental data, quality & reliability 
Maximum temperature [°C]85
Minimum temperature [°C]-40
Size [mm]14.8 x 14.8 x 2.5
Features 
Router function with TOBY-L2 LTE module
MAC address stored in module
Wi-Fi direct
Supports Linux
Bluetooth with enhanced data rate
AES hardware support
Factory calibrated RF
Factory programmed MAC address(es)
Access point
Other 
MarketsAutomotive & Transport, Smart Cities

Product Summary

User Guide

Data Sheet

Application Note

CAD/CAE Libraries

Information Note

Product Change Note

Conformity and Certification

Overview

Webinar

White Paper

ELLA-W1 is an ultra-compact, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth front-end module with an extended temperature range from -40 °C to +85 °C offered in automotive and professional grades. It is designed for both simultaneous and independent operations of:

• Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
• Bluetooth v3.0+HS

ELLA-W1 provides a complete end-to-end solution for lowpower applications. It includes an integrated MAC / Baseband processor and RF front-end components and can connect to a host processor through its SDIO interface. The modules are radio type approved for Europe (CE), the United States (FCC) and Canada (IC).