SparkLAN’s WPEA-251N(BT) AR9462 2T2R Dual-Band PCIe Bluetooth Combo Card (WB222)

SparkLAN WPEA-251N(BT), embedded with Atheros AR9462 chipset (WB222), supports Dual-Band Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 4.0 co-existence.

Taipei, Taiwan, August 03, 2012 --( SparkLAN Communications, Inc., a broadband wireless networking solution provider ships first wireless 802.11a/b/g/n Dual-Band (2.4GHz / 5GHz) PCIe Mini Card that combines Bluetooth 4.0 technology. The PCIe is embedded with highly integrated Atheros Single-chip AR9462, allowing embedded system manufacturers with greater design flexibility.

SparkLAN WPEA-251N(BT) Wi-Fi Mini PCIe is based on Atheros reference design WB222. It supports 2T2R (2 x 2) MIMO technology, which delivers superior Wi-Fi performance up to 300Mbps. In addition, by supporting the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology, it helps to extend voice and data transfers between devices to a broader coverage area.

With Atheros Signal Sustain Technology-3 (SST3), WPEA-251N(BT) ensures better Wi-Fi connections across the entire WLAN link. This module also integrates Wake on Wireless LAN (WoW) and Wake on Bluetooth (WoBT) support. WPEA-251N(BT) is designed properly for any wireless enabled devices with Half Mini Card slot. It is suitable for Wi-Fi applications requiring robust Wi-Fi link and Bluetooth transmission.

*Reference Design: WB222
*Chipset: Atheros AR9462 SoC
*Interface: Half Mini Card (PCIe: WLAN; USB: Bluetooth)
*Wireless connection up to 300Mbps
*Antenna: 2 x U.FL connectors, 2T2R
*Wake on Wireless LAN (WoW) and Wake on Bluetooth (WoBT)
*Enhanced wireless security: 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2
*Driver Support: Windows XP/ Vista/Win 7, Linux, Android by request

About SparkLAN Communication, Inc.
SparkLAN Communications, Inc., founded in 2002, is a broadband wireless networking solution provider subordinating to a worldwide tier 1 manufacturer. Focusing on wireless technology (802.11x), SparkLAN has had a proven track of taking leading edge technologies developed for four solutions: Embedded System, Wireless ISP, SOHO & Digital Home, and IP Surveillance.
SparkLAN Communications, Inc
Yi-Ching Shih