The best way to build a PCB using a KW45 (car access) or K32W1 (IoT/Industrial) first time right

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The best way to build a PCB using a KW45 (car access) or K32W1 (IoT/Industrial) first time right

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christophe_menard
NXP Employee
NXP Employee

Please, find the important link to build a PCB using a KW45 or K32W1 and all concerning the radio performances, low power and radio certification (CE/FCC/IC).

 

KW45 product NXP web page:

https://www.nxp.com/products/wireless/bluetooth-low-energy/32-bit-bluetooth-5-3-long-range-mcus-with...

 

K32W1 product NXP web page:

https://www.nxp.com/products/wireless/multiprotocol-mcus/tri-core-secure-and-ultra-low-power-mcu-for...

 

KW45-EVK getting started NXP web page

https://www.nxp.com/products/processors-and-microcontrollers/kw45b41z-evaluation-kit-with-bluetooth-...

https://www.nxp.com/document/guide/getting-started-with-the-kw45b41z-evaluation-kit:GS-KW45B41ZEVK

K32W1-EVK getting started NXP web page

https://www.nxp.com/products/processors-and-microcontrollers/k32w148-evaluation-kit-with-multiprotoc...

https://www.nxp.com/document/guide/getting-started-with-the-k32w148-development-platform:GS-K32W148E...

 

HW:

    KW45-EVK HW guideline: Hardware Design Considerations for KW45B41Z and K32W148 Bluetooth LE Devices (nxp.com)

    KW45B41Z-EVK User Manual https://www.nxp.com/docs/en/user-manual/KW45B41Z-EVKUM.pdf

    K32W1-EVK User Manual

    Minimum BoM (attached file)

    DCDC management guide (AN13831) : KW45/K32W148 - Power Management Hardware (nxp.com)

    Migration guide: KW38 to KW45: coming soon

    Design-In check list: excel file attached

    RF matching: S parameters (file provided by request)

 

Radio:

    RF report: KW45 and K32W148 RF System Evaluation Report for Bluetooth LE and K32W148 for 802.15.4 Applications ...

    Radio co-existance: Kinetis Wireless Family Products Bluetooth Low Energy Coexistence with Wi-Fi Application (nxp.com)

    Low Power Consumption: https://www.nxp.com/docs/en/application-note/AN13230.pdf

    Distance performances: refer to attached file

    Antenna: https://www.nxp.com/docs/en/application-note/AN2731.pdf

    Generic FSK Link Layer Quick Start (attached file)

    BLE connectectivity test binary file:  SDK_x_xx_x_KW45B41Z-EVK\boards\kw45b41zevk\wireless_examples\genfsk\connectivity_test\bm\iar\

    K32W148 Connectivity Test for 802.15.4 Application (nxp.com)

    Return loss (S11) measurement: How to measure the return loss of your RF matching (S11)

                   part of the RF report (AN13728)

    Loadpull: Kinetis KW45 and K32W148 Loadpull Report (nxp.com)

SW tools:

    IoT Tool box (mobile application)

    Connectivity test tool for connectivity products (part of the IoT toolbox)

    DTM: How to use the HCI_bb on Kinetis family products a... - NXP Community

https://community.nxp.com/t5/Wireless-Connectivity-Knowledge/BLE-HCI-Application-to-set-transmitter-...

 

Crystal

KW45/K32W1 32MHz & 32kHz Oscilllation margins - NXP Community

KW36 - Trimming adjust of 32MHz XTAL external osci... - NXP Community

 

LowPower Estimator Tool

Excel attached file

 

Certification:

EUROPEAN UNION (nxp.com)

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christophe_menard
NXP Employee
NXP Employee

Hi Marko,

The added components are not the same on the 3 use cases.

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christophe_menard
NXP Employee
NXP Employee

Hi Marko,

The valus are correct. The added components are not the same on the 3 use cases.

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marko_pavlin
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Hi, I am looking the "minimum BOM" document. At the end, there is a table with con-cell operation recommendation:

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Is this OK? 10dBm <1mA, ... 0dBm : 4,5mA ?

 

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