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Wi-Fi Cables and Antennas for Toradex Modules


This article provides a summary of Wi-Fi / Bluetooth information for Toradex System on Modules, including RF cables and antenna recommendations for AzureWave AW-CM276NF and MAYA-W160-00B integrated modules.

If this is not the information you are looking for, please, refer to the Wi-Fi Connectivity with Toradex’s Computer on Module (CoM) article for more Wi-Fi related information.

Furthermore, if you would like to know how to set up the antennas, follow the instructions in the article Operating Toradex Wi-Fi/BT Capable Modules Using Dual and Single Antenna Configuration.

Modules with Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Chipset​

Toradex SoMs featuring the U-BLOX MAYA-W160-00B Wi-Fi / Bluetooth module:

System on ModuleProduct NumberVersion
Verdin AM62 Quad 2GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth0076V1.1A and newer
Verdin AM62 Dual 1GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth0075V1.1A and newer
Verdin AM62 Solo 512MB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth0072V1.1A and newer

Toradex SoMs featuring the Azurewave AW-CM276NF Wi-Fi / Bluetooth module:

System on ModuleProduct NumberVersion
Apalis iMX8 QuadMax 4GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0037V1.0A and newer
Apalis iMX8 QuadPlus 2GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth0048V1.0A and newer
Colibri iMX8X QuadXPlus 2GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0038V1.0A and newer
Colibri iMX8X DualX 1GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth0051V1.0A and newer
Colibri iMX6ULL 512MB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0040V1.1A and newer
Colibri iMX6ULL 512MB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth0045V1.1A and newer
Verdin iMX8M Mini Quad 2GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0055V1.0B and newer
Verdin iMX8M Mini DualLite 1GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0060V1.1A and newer
Verdin iMX8M Plus Quad 2GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0064V1.1A and newer
Verdin iMX8M Plus Quad 4GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0058V1.0B and newer
Verdin iMX8M Plus Quad 8GB Wi-Fi / Bluetooth IT0070V1.1A and newer

Toradex SoMs featuring the Wi2Wi WM828CC6 Wi-Fi / Bluetooth module:


Wi2Wi WM828CC6 has been replaced by Azurewave AW-CM276NF on newer Toradex SoMs.

System on ModuleVersion
Colibri iMX6ULL 512MB Wi-Fi / BluetoothV1.0x

Wi-Fi adapter characteristics summary:

Wi-fi AdapterWi-Fi StandardsBluetooth versionAdapter's ChipsetAntenna Configuration
AzureWave AW-CM276NF802.11 a/b/g/n/ac5.3NXP 88W89972.4/5 GHz Dual-band 2x2 Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Wi2Wi WM828CC6802.11 a/b/g/n/ac4.2NXP 88W88872.4/5 GHz Dual-band 1x1 Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
u-blox MAYA-W160-00B802.11 a/b/g/n5.2NXP IW4162.4/5 GHz Dual Band 1x1 Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)


The AW-CM276NF implements the NXP 88W8997 (formerly by Marvell) Reference Design, therefore the certificates of the 88W8997 apply to the AW-CM276NF as well. The processes of certifying radio equipment vary from one region to the other. This article concentrates on the certification of the AW-CM276NF to be used in combination with the antennas listed below in the following regions: USA, Canada, European Economic Area (EEA) with Switzerland, India as well as Japan. With regards to end-devices, these certifications are to be understood as pre-certifications. Depending on the country in question, end devices might still need to undergo final testing and certification of the overall product.

Pre-certification is:​

Pre-certification measurements are carried out by an accredited laboratory. Pre-certification of the AW-CM276NF with selected Wi-Fi accessories allows customers to use combinations of those devices in a compliant way and provides additional trust that the pre-certified device combinations will not impede final certification of the respective end-devices.

Pre-certification is not:​

Pre-certification is not related to the Wi-Fi Alliance and the β€œWiFi CERTIFIED" logo found on the packaging of many Wi-Fi capable products.

List of certification status for RF cables and antennas to be used with the AW-CM276NF​

Dipole Antennas​


Note that availability may vary between different regions

Dipole Antennas (Rubber Ducky)​

AntennaCable lengthUSA (FCC)Canada (IC)EEA (CE)India (WPC)Japan (TELEC)Where to buy
Chang Hong DA-2458-02-SMR-βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Toradex Webshop
LSR 001-0012-βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Mouser / Digikey
Taoglas GW.59.3153-βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Mouser / Digikey
Laird MAF94051-βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Mouser / Digikey

Dipole Antenna Cables​

The following cables are used in the pre-certification with the above-mentioned dipole antennas.

Antenna cableCable lengthWhere to buy
Antenna Cable MHF4 to RP-SMA100mmToradex Webshop
Antenna Cable MHF4 to RP-SMA200mmToradex Webshop
Antenna Cable MHF4 to RP-SMA Outdoor (IP67)200mmToradex Webshop

PCB Antennas​

AntennaCable lengthUSA (FCC)Canada (IC)EEA (CE)India (WPC)Japan (TELEC)Where to buy
Unictron H2B1PD1A1C385L100mmβœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Toradex Webshop
Unictron H2B1PC1A1C175L100mmβœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Unictron
Molex 146153-1100100mmβœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Mouser / Digikey
Molex 204281-1100100mmβœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”βœ”Mouser / Digikey

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