Manufacturer Interview - Allocation and component shortage +++ Smart Embedded - Part 2 +++ Certified 5.2 modules including Bluetooth stack

The small powerhouse for your IOT application:
WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5 Module Laird Sterling-LWB5+

Robust and small IoT modules from LAIRD Connectivity

LAIRD Connectivity is expanding its product portfolio with robust small IoT modules. These modules can be used globally and have all the necessary certifications.

The modular design reduces the parts list on your PCB. You can choose between a solderable module and the standardised M.2 variant.

The new Sterling LWB5+ is based on the CYW4373E from Infineon. It is designed specifically for IoT for a secure, reliable and robust feature set.

Integrated antenna amplifier
With built-in antenna amplifier and low noise amplifier with antenna diversity, you can achieve a reliable connection even in harsh environments.
You have a choice of antenna. Either choose the on-board chip antenna or the external MHF4 antenna connection.

Wireless Specification

WiFi5 (802.11ac)




Dual-Band 2,4 GHz & 5 GHz

Transmission power

+18 dbm

Antenna versions

On-board ceramic chip

MHF4 connector

Trace pin for external antenna

WiFi 5 (802.11ac)

20, 40, 80 MHz

Single-stream spatial multiplexing up to 433.3 Mbps

Integrated PA/LNA

Antenna diversity (M.2 board)


12 mm x 17 mm x 2,2 mm (Modul)

22 mm x 30 mm x 3,1 mm (M.2)

5 advantages why you should use the new Sterling LWB5+:

  • Certified: Pre-certified for faster market entry: FCC, IC, CE RCM Giteki and Bluetooth SIG.
  • Compatible: Open source Linux Backport Packet SUPPORTs many Linux kernels
  • Reliable: Integrated PA (power amplifier) and LNA (low noise amplifier) with antenna diversity for reliable connectivity in harsh RF environments. Approved for industrial temperature range from -40 °C to 85 °C
  • Robust: Wide range of features including 802.11ac WiFi and dual-mode Bluetooth.
  • Secure: SUPPORTs the latest WPA3 security standards.









We will be happy to send you further information on request.

Share this article

Wireless, IoT & Mikrocontroller

+49 6126 590-255