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RTL87XX series module topic

RTL87XX series module topic


BW16 is a dual-band Wi-Fi+Bluetooth SoC module developed based on RTL8720DN. BW16 supports dual-band (2.4GHz or 5GHz) WLAN and low-energy Bluetooth 5.0; it integrates ARM V8 (Cortex-M4F compatible) high-performance MCU, ARM V8M (Cortex-M0 compatible) low-power MCU, WLAN (802.11 a) / b / g / n), MAC, Bluetooth baseband and RF baseband, and provides a set of configurable GPIO ports for the control of different peripheral devices. BW16 also integrates internal memory, supports simple application development, and can achieve complete Wi-Fi and BT 5.0 protocol functions.


  • Support 802.11a/b/g/n 1×1, 2.4GHz or 5GHz
  • Support HT20/HT40 mode
  • Support low-power beacon monitoring mode, low-power receiving mode, low-power suspend mode
  • Built-in AES/DES/SHA hardware engine
  • Support TrustZone-M, support safe boot
  • Support SWD debug port access protection and prohibit mode
  • Support BLE and BT5.0
  • Bluetooth supports high power mode (7dBm, sharing the same PA with Wi-Fi)
  • Wi-Fi and BT share the same antenna
  • Support STA/AP/STA+AP working mode
  • Support Simple Config (APP) / AirKiss (WeChat) for Android and IOS One-click network configuration
  • Support serial port local upgrade and remote firmware upgrade (FOTA)

Specification manual

  • BW15-Kit Product Specification: Chinese


  • BW16 development board schematic diagram:link
  • BW16 development board use:Link

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