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Hardware Integration Design Guide for SX-SDMAC

Download this application note to learn how to integrate the SX-SDMAC product family to a customer’s schematic and PCB layout.

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SX-SDMAN and SX-SDMAC Specification Compare

This application note explains the differences in specification between the SX-SDMAN-2830 and the SX-SDMAC-283X that customers should consider for their designs.

SX-ULPGN Over The Air (OTA) Firmware Upgrade

Download this application note to learn how to update the firmware in the SX-ULPGN using Over-the-Air (OTA) Method.

SX-ULPGN FTDI JTAG

Download this application note to learn how to enable the FTDI JTAG Debugger on the SX-ULPGN-EVK.

Thermal Profiles of SDIO Radio Modules

Learn the thermal profiles of the Silex SDIO radio family including the SX-SDMAN, SX-SDMAN2 and SX-SDMAC to allow users to design optimal thermal mitigation approaches during the integration of the radios.

How to Use SX-SDMAC Power Saving Features

Download this application note to learn about the different ways you can save battery power using our latest 802.11ac SDIO radio module, the SX-SDMAC.

SX-SDMAN to SX-SDMAC Migration Guide

Download this application note to learn the design requirements and considerations when migrating from the SXSDMAN-2830 to the SX-SDMAC-2830/2831 radio module.

Recommendations for SX-PCEAN2 Idle Mode Spurious Emissions

Download this application note to learn software and hardware recommendations for EMI issues you might face if you are using this product in your design.

Bring Up SX-PCEAN2 using ath9k Driver on i.MX6 Sabre SD Platform

Download this application note to learn the steps required to bring up the the SX-PCEAN2 on the Sabre-SD EVK using the open source ath9k driver.

Enable Ethernet Medical Devices with Secure, Robust Wi-Fi Capability

This document explains how system administrators and users can use the Silex SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge with virtually any Ethernet enabled device to allow connection to the organization's existing wireless network.

Implement Bluetooth on the NXP i.MX6 Sabre-SD EVK

Download this application note to learn how to implement the necessary changes to the OS and EVK board as well as how to install the Bluetooth stack using our AR6233 based SX-SDCAN wireless module with the i.MX6 platform.

Deploy Polycom VVX Phones over Secure Wi-Fi

Download this technical paper to learn how to deploy Polycom VVX Phones over Secure Wi-Fi Networks.

Set up Concurrent Network Interfaces with SX-SDCAN 

Download this application note to learn how to enable and demostrate "concurrent mode" on QCA6003 radio using our 802.11 radio evaluation kit, the SX-6K3-EVK-SD.

EN 300 328 & EN 301 893: The Impact on Current Certifications and Products

Download this technical paper to learn how the new R&TTE rules impact the compliance of your products in Europe, and what steps are required maintain conformity and continue shipping into Europe.

802.1x Enterprise Security in Silex Technology Products 

This technical paper describes the security methods, encryption, and authentication protocols supported by Silex Technology wireless devices as a solution to security threats inherent in WLAN networks.

Optimize the NXP BSP and Configure SX-SDCAN to Evaluate with NXP i.MX6 

Download this technical applicaton note to learn the steps required to bring up the the SX-SDCAN on the Sabre-SD EVK using the NXP™ BSP.

HOW TO CONVERT SX-ULPGN-EVK to SX-ULPGN-EVK-AT

The purpose of this document is to provide a procedure to change a SX-ULPGN-EVK to a SX-ULPGN-EVK-AT. 

HOW TO BUILD THE LINUX DRIVER SOURCE FOR SX-SDMAC

The purpose of this document is to provide instructions for creating a bootable SD card image based on NXP’s L4.1.15-2.0.1_ga BSP (Linux OS), and building QCA9377-3 (SX-SDxAC) kernel modules and the BlueZ package for the OS. 

BLUEZ 5.37 EVALUATION FOR I.MX6 6SX SABRE-SDB

This document is intended for developers or system integrators who are evaluating or developing Linux BlueZ based applications using the SX-SDCAC wireless module. It provides procedures for setting up a set of selected BlueZ profiles with the wireless module (QCA93767-3).

 

HOW TO ENABLE CONCURRENT MODE FOR SX-SDMAC

This application note will outline how to enable and demonstrate a mode called concurrent mode, in which the radio will support two Linux network ports configured separate yet utilizing the same physical hardware.

Using QDART/QCBR for Regulatory Testing (Linux 4.1.15-2.0.1_ga)

The purpose of this document is to provide a procedure for placing an SX-SDCAC (QCA9377-3) SDIO wireless module in different Continuous Tx test modes. The procedure will walk through the steps using an i.MX6SX (SoloX) SABRE SDB platform and NXP’s BSP L4.1.15_2.0.1-ga (Linux).

SX-SDCAC Start-up issue on i.MX7 SABRE SBD

The purpose of this document is to present findings on SX-SDCAC startup issue when used with the i.MX7 Sabre SD Board. The i.MX 7 appears to  be an incompatible  platform for evaluating SX-SDCAC. 

Debugging the SX-SDxAC Driver

The purpose of this document is to describe the existing debug functions in the SX-SDxAC driver. This document focuses on two debug logging facilities in the SX-SDxAC source - AR_DEBUG_PRINTF() and VOS_TRACE(). 

SX-590 Migration Guide

This application note is to support migration from SX-582 to SX-590. For your practical product designing or development, refer to the product specifications.

Building the SX-SDxAC Driver for i.MX6/i.MX7D SABRE SDBs

The purpose of this document is to provide instructions for creating a bootable SD card image based on NXP’s L4.1.15-2.0.1_ga BSP (Linux OS), and building QCA9377-3 (SX-SDxAC) kernel modules and the BlueZ package for the OS.

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