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RN1723 Evaluation Kit

The RN-1723-EK is an 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi® evaluation kit for the RN1723 module that can be used to quickly add Wi-Fi connectivity to embedded applications. It has the flexibility to connect directly to a PC via a standard USB interface or to embedded processors through the Transistor-Transistor Logic (TTL)/Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter (UART) interface. The board includes two convenient push buttons for controlling both SoftAP and WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) mode without software configuration. The status LEDs and jumpers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems.

The RN-1723-EK can be powered by both a USB cable (included in the kit) or batteries. The board contains a battery boost circuit that makes it possible to power the board using two AAA batteries (the input voltage can go down to 2.0 V Direct Current (DC) when using the battery boost circuit). The battery boost circuit makes the RN-1723-EK perfect for battery-powered applications such as sensors, data acquisition systems, controllers, etc.

RN-1723-EK Documentation:

The following core documentation is required to work with the module:

In order to communicate with the board, you will need to download and install Future Technology Devices International (FTDI) USB Drivers on your PC.

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