YoctoHub-Wireless-n

€128.50
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Hub enabling the connection of 3 Yoctopuce modules directly on a wireless network (802.11b/g/n), with a built-in timer.

Quantity
On demand

The YoctoHub-Wireless-n is a wireless-enabled module which can host three Yoctopuce modules to access them remotely through a WiFi network (802.11g). It can be powered either by a Micro-B USB cable and a regular phone charger, or a 5V battery pack.

You can use the YoctoHub-Wireless-n in the same way as a VirtualHub running on a little computer, but it is much easier to setup and maintain than a computer. It is smaller and consumes less. It is compatible out-of-the-box with all existing applications using Yoctopuce API. As for the VirtualHub, it can run autonomously using HTTP callbacks. The YoctoHub-Wireless-n can connect to a 802.11b/g/n wireless access point in infrastructure mode, but it can also work as a software access point (SoftAP) to provide wireless access to Yoctopuce modules from a mobile device without any additional infrastructure.

Moreover, the YoctoHub-Wireless-n features a built-in clock timer, which makes it possible to put the device into low-power deep sleep and wake-up automatically at predefined times. This makes it possible to reduce power consumption to 15uA while sleeping, which is crucial for applications running on battery or solar panels. The YoctoHub-Wireless-n only needs a few seconds of wake-up time to post data on an web server using the HTTP callback.

You can connect three Yoctopuce modules directly, one of which can be fixed directly on the YoctoHub-Wireless-n and connected using a Board2Board-127 connector. More devices can be connected, thanks to the YoctoHub-Shield extension. The YoctoHub-Wireless-n can power Yoctopuce devices up to 2A.

The device is provided with an articulated antenna (9cm, with RP-SMA connector) and a connection cable (uFL to RP-SMA). The use of a real antenna makes it possible to connect to an access point from significantly farther away than what most mobile phones and tablets can achieve.

Warning: although the 3 downstream ports hosting Yoctopuce devices use micro-B USB connectors, the YoctoHub-Wireless-n uses a specific protocol simpler than USB to talk to the devices. Therefore, it is not possible to drive or even to power a regular (non-Yoctopuce) device using the YoctoHub-Wireless-n. It is not possible either to use a regular USB hub (such as the Micro-USB-Hub) on the downstream ports. If you need more downstream ports for Yoctopuce devices, you can use a YoctoHub-Shield.

USB cables and enclosures to be ordered separately.

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YHUBWLN4

Data sheet

Thickness
8.1mm
Width
58mm
Length
60mm
Weight
32g
USB connector
micro-B
USB consumption
120mA
Normal operating temperature
5...40°C
Extended operating temperature
-30...85°C
Supported Operating Systems
Windows (PC + IoT), Linux (Intel + ARM), macOS, Android
RoHS
Yes
Suggested enclosure
YoctoBox-HubWlan-Transp
Made in
Switzerland
IEC protection class
class III
Harmonized tariff code
8542.3190
RoHS compliance
RoHS III (2011/65/UE+2015/863)
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