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Simply via USB to the IOT application:
Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5 module as USB dongle

Wi-Fi 5 und Bluetooth 5 Modul als USB-Dongle von LAIRD Connectivity

Plugged in, ready for operation, connected to the Internet of Things.

LAIRD Connectivity is expanding its product portfolio of robust small IoT modules with a USB dongle variant.

All modules in the Sterling series can be used globally and have all the necessary certifications. You can choose the right solution for your application from 3 variants:

  • Solderable module
  • M.2 variant
  • USB adapter

The new Sterling LWB5+ is based on the CYW4373E from Infineon. It has been specially developed for IoT for a safe, reliable and robust range of functions.

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.

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

  • Certified: Pre-certified for faster time to market: 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 WP A3 security standards.
Wireless Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
  Bluetooth V5.0
  Frequency Dual-Band 2,4 GHz & 5 GHz
  Transmission power +18 dbm
  Antenna versions On-board ceramic chip
MHF4 connector
Trace Pin for external Antenna
Wi-Fi-Specifications Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) 20, 40, 80 MHz
Single-stream spatial multiplexing up to 433,3Mbps
Integrated PA/LNA
Antenna diversity (M.2 board)
Dimensions Size 12 mm x 17 mm x 2,2 mm (Modul)
22 mm x 30 mm x 3,1 mm (M.2)


You can order the following articles from GLYN:

Article number Description
453-00045C/R Module, Sterling LWB5+, Chip Antenna
453-00046C/R Module, Sterling LWB5+, MHF4
453-00047C/R Module, Sterling LWB5+, Trace Pin
453-00048 Module, Sterling LWB5+, M.2, Key E, SDIO, UART
453-00049 Module, Sterling LWB5+, M.2, Key E, USB
453-00045-K1 Development kit, Sterling LWB5+, Chip Antenna
453-00046-K1 Development kit, Sterling LWB5+, MHF4
453-00048-K1 Development kit, Sterling LWB5+, M.2, Key E, SDIO, UART
453-00049-K1 Development kit, Sterling LWB5+, M.2, Key E, USB
450-00137/B USB Adapter, Sterling LWB5+ , Integrated Trace Antenna

The USB dongle can optionally be printed individually at your request.
Our specialists will be happy to advise you directly.

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