50 Series WiFi Module with Bluetooth

Not Recommended for New Design (NRND)

Overview

Laird Connectivity's 50 Series Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® modules achieve the best possible connectivity in any RF environment, powered by the Qualcomm Atheros QCA6004 and the Cambridge Silicon Radio CSR8811. With industry-leading software, Linux and Android support, and a wide range of form factors, Laird Connectivity’s 50 Series is a flexible option for your enterprise wireless needs. The security and robustness inherited from our expertise in our 40 and 45 Series modules means the most reliable wireless in crucial, even life-critical applications, such as medical and industrial.

  • New Wireless Capabilities: Advanced 802.11a/b/g/n, 2x2 MIMO, Advanced Power Save, Enhanced BT/WiFi Coexistence, Fast Roam
  • Bluetooth 4.0: Enables Classic Bluetooth and Low Energy mode
  • Complete RF Pathway: Onboard baluns, mobile phone coexistence filter, diplexer, power amplifier, low noise amplifier, and reference crystal oscillator
  • Pre-calibrated for performance: Tuned in manufacturing

The 50 Series modules come in three form factors: 

  • SSD50NBT: Extremely small 15mm x 15mm SiP module
  • MSD50NBT: Pluggable 60-pin SDIO Module
  • M2SD50NBT: Low-profile M.2 E Key form in SDIO interface.

Specifications

Wi-Fi Spec
802.11 a/b/g/n
Dimension (Length - mm)
15
Dimension (Width - mm)
15
Dimension (Height - mm)
2.5
Android
Yes
BT Capable
4.0
BT Chipset
CSR8811
BT Dual Mode
Yes
BT Interfaces
UART
Certifications
EU, UKCA, FCC, ISED
Line
Enterprise
Linux
Yes
Spatial Streams
2 (2x2 MIMO)
Supplicant
EAP
Temp Spec
-30C +85C
Wi-Fi Chipset
QCA AR6004
Wi-Fi Interfaces
1-bit or 4-bit Secure Digital I/O
Part NumberAntenna TypeChipset (Wireless)ConnectorDimension (Height - mm)Dimension (Length - mm)Dimension (Width - mm)Frequency Range (Max)Frequency Range (Min)Frequency Range 2 (Max)Frequency Range 2 (Min)Logical InterfacesOS/SoftwarePhysical InterfaceProduct TypeSystem ArchitectureTechnologyType
DVK-MSD50NBT
Not Recommended for New Design (NRND)
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External QCA (CSR) 8811, QCA AR6004 USB 2495 MHz2400 MHz5825 MHz5150 MHzSDIO Linux, Android Development Kit Hosted 802.11abgn, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual Mode (Classic + BLE) Development Kit
SSD50NBT
WH-SSD50NBT
Not Recommended for New Design (NRND)
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External QCA (CSR) 8811, QCA AR6004 2.5 mm15 mm15 mm2495 MHz2400 MHz5825 MHz5150 MHzSDIO Linux, Android SDIO Embedded Module Hosted 802.11abgn, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual Mode (Classic + BLE)
WH-M2SD50NBT
Not Recommended for New Design (NRND)
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External QCA (CSR) 8811, QCA AR6004 3.3 mm30 mm22 mm2495 MHz2400 MHz5825 MHz5150 MHzSDIO Linux, Android M.2 Card (E-Key Type) Embedded Module Hosted 802.11abgn, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual Mode (Classic + BLE)
MSD50NBT
WH-MSD50NBT
Not Recommended for New Design (NRND)
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External QCA (CSR) 8811, QCA AR6004 4.7 mm32 mm22 mm2495 MHz2400 MHz5825 MHz5150 MHzSDIO Linux, Android SDIO Embedded Module Hosted 802.11abgn, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual Mode (Classic + BLE)

Documentation

Name Part Type Last Updated
Product Brief - 50 Series All Product Brief 10/13/2021
Application Note - Guidelines for Replacing Antennas v1.0 All Application Note 01/17/2019
Application Note - Information Broker All Application Note 02/14/2019
Legacy BT Profile Integration with BlueZ Stack All Application Note 02/14/2019
Reference Guide - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures All Documentation 02/14/2019
Software Integration Guide - SD45 and SD50 (Linux) All Documentation 02/14/2019
User Guide - Laird Wi-Fi Software Development Kit for C Sharp All Documentation 02/14/2019
EU Certifications - MSD50NBT All Certification 12/01/2022
FCC Certifications SSD50NBT All Certification 10/21/2020
ISED (Canada) Certifications - SSD50NBT All Certification 10/21/2020
EU Certifications - M2SD50NBT/SSD50NBT All Certification 12/01/2022
MIC Certifications - M2SD50NBT All Certification 09/30/2020
FCC Certifications - M2SD50NBT All Certification 10/21/2020
ISED (Canada) Certifications - M2SD50NBT All Certification 10/21/2020
FCC Certifications - MSD50NBT All Certification 10/21/2020
ISED (Canada) Certifications - MSD50NBT All Certification 10/21/2020
RoHS 3 Compliance - Wi-Fi Products All Certification 02/16/2022
Regulatory Information - M2SD50NBT All Certification 02/08/2022
Regulatory Information - MSD50NBT All Certification 02/08/2022
Regulatory Information - SSD50NBT All Certification 11/15/2022
ISED ICES-003 Issue 7 Declaration of Compliance All Certification 05/18/2021
PCN 1D-2022 - 50 Series All Documentation 02/08/2022
PCN_4B-2022 - 50 Series All Documentation 04/26/2022
Release Notes - MSD50NBT v24.3.4.24 All Documentation 04/27/2022
Datasheet - SSD50NBT WH-SSD50NBT Datasheet 02/21/2021
Software Integration Guide - SD45 and SD50 for Android Jellybean and KitKat WH-MSD50NBT
WH-SSD50NBT
Documentation 01/17/2019
Datasheet - MSD50NBT.pdf WH-MSD50NBT Documentation 01/17/2019
Datasheet - MSD50NBT DVK-MSD50NBT Datasheet 02/15/2021
Datasheet - M2SD50NBT WH-M2SD50NBT Datasheet 02/15/2021

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FAQ

What is Laird Connectivity's product lifecycle EOL and PCN policy?

Laird Connectivity is committed to the long-term supply of all its standard embedded wireless modules and packaged products. Laird Connectivity’s products are specifically designed to meet the needs of the industrial and medical markets, which typically require 7 – 10 years product lifecycle. Although Laird Connectivity can’t guarantee that a component used in our products will not be obsoleted and cannot be reasonably substituted, Laird Connectivity can assure customers we will continue to sell our product when we have customer demand and can obtain the necessary components to build our products.

View our full policy here. 

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Avnet DVK-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Digi-Key DVK-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Mouser DVK-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Symmetry Electronics DVK-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Mouser WH-M2SD50NBT 141 North America Buy Now
Avnet WH-M2SD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Digi-Key WH-M2SD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Future Electronics WH-M2SD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Symmetry Electronics WH-M2SD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Avnet WH-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Digi-Key WH-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Future Electronics WH-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Symmetry Electronics WH-MSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Avnet WH-SSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Digi-Key WH-SSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Future Electronics WH-SSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now
Symmetry Electronics WH-SSD50NBT 0 North America Buy Now

Distributors

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Alpha Micro UK Only +44 1256-851770
EMEA Website
Arrow Electronics 1-855-326-4757
+44 2039 365486
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Avnet 1-480-643-2000
+44 1628 512900
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Cal-Chip Connect 1-215-942-8900
North America Website
Control Synergy +61-2-4966-5211
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Digi-Key 1-800-344-4539
North America, South America, APAC, EMEA Website
EBV Elektronik EMEA Website
Farlink Technology +86 13266922199
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Farnell 1-800-936-198
+44 3447 11 11 22
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Future Electronics 1-800-675-1619
1-514-428-8470
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Glyn +49-6126-590-0
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Jetronic China, Hong Kong and Taiwan 852-27636806 
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Laird Connectivity 1-847-839-6925
+44 1628 858941
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M2M Germany +49-6081-587386-0
EMEA Website
Martinsson +46 8 7440300
EMEA Website
McCoy South East Asia +65 6515 2988
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Mouser 1-800-346-6873
+44 1494 427500
North America, South America, APAC, EMEA Website
RS Components +852-2421-9898
+44 3457-201201
North America, South America, APAC, EMEA Website
Ryoyo Japan +81-3-3543-7711
APAC Website
Symmetry Electronics 1-866-506-8829
North America Website
Tekdis Australia and New Zealand +61 3 8669 1210
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Telsys +972 3 7657666
EMEA Website