Texas Instruments WL1831

UDOO Neo uses the Texas Instruments WL1831 to provide the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. TI’s WiLink 8 modules are pre-certified and offer high throughput and extended range along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth coexistence in a power-optimized design.

WiLink8 General Features:

  • WLAN With Integrated RF Front-End Module(FEM), Power Amplifier (PA), Crystal, Switches, Filters, Passives, and Power Management on a Single Module
  • Efficient Direct Connection to Battery by Employing Several Integrated Switched Mode Power Supplies (DC-DC)
  • Dual-Mode Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy
  • FCC, IC, and CE Certified With Chip Antenna
  • Hardware Design Files and Design Guide available from TI
  • HCI Transport for Bluetooth over UART and SDIO for WLAN
  • Temperature Compensation Mechanism to Ensure Minimal Variation in RF Performance Over the Entire Temperature Range
  • Commercial Modules Operating Temperature: –20°C to 70°C
  • Small Form Factor: 13.4 × 13.3 × 2 mm

More information are available on TI Wiki.

Connecting to Wi-Fi networks

You can connect to wireless networks by:

  • using the Web Control Panel, in Configuration/Network settings;
  • using the network utility in the UDOObuntu desktop environment (in the bottom-right corner).

Known issues

iwconfig command not work

Texas Instruments WL1831 driver doesn't support iwconfig command. Just use the iw command instead. This is the Official Ubuntu Reference

This page was last updated on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 1:12 PM.