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MiniCore™ RCM5600W

Rabbit Semiconductor and Digi-Key offer an ultra-compact, cost-effective 802.11b/g Wi-Fi solution with low design risk

MiniCore™ RCM5600W
The MiniCore™ line is Rabbit’s smallest and lowest cost embedded solution. With an integrated hardware and software solution, Rabbit offers you an easy path to add reliable network connectivity and enabling faster time to market. The MiniCore RCM5600W module offers 802.11b/g Wi-Fi connectivity, which includes WPA2, WPA and WEP security standards, allowing easy integration and interoperability within Wi-Fi networks. With six serial ports, four configurable as SPI, the RCM5600W can easily embed into any existing or new design and is pin compatible with current and future MiniCore products.

A Development Kit offers the essential hardware tools and includes the Dynamic C® software development system. The kit contains a prototyping and interface board with USB connections that will allow you to evaluate and debug the RCM5600W.

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Features & Applications
Features Applications
  • Rabbit® 5000 running at 74 MHz
  • On-board single-chip 802.11b/g transceiver
  • Up to 35 GP I/O lines and six serial ports
  • 1 MB SRAM and 1 MB serial flash memory
  • Certified to meet FCC and other international regulatory requirements
  • Easy-to-use integrated design environment
  • Built-in web server
  • Data archiving
  • Tank monitoring
  • Automatic meter reading
  • Remote energy management
  • Security and surveillance
    RCM5600W Datasheet


Model RCM5600W
Microprocessor Rabbit® 5000 at 74 MHz
EMI reduction Spectrum spreader for reduced EMI (radiated emissions)
Serial flash memory (program) 1 MB
Backup battery Connection for user-supplied backup battery (to support RTC)
General-purpose I/O Up to 35 parallel digital I/0 lines configurable with four layers of alternate functions
Serial ports 6 high-speed, CMOS-compatible ports
Serial rate Maximum asynchronous baud rate = CLK/8
Real-time clock Yes
Timers Ten 8-bit timers (6 cascadable from the first), one 10-bit timer with 2 match registers, and one 16-bit timer with 4 outputs and 8 set/reset registers
Watchdog/Supervisor Yes
Power 3.15 V DC (min.) – 3.45 V DC (max.)
625 mA @ 3.3 V while transmitting/receiving
85 mA @ 3.3 V while not transmitting/receiving
Operating temperature -30°C to +55°C
Board size 1.20" × 2.00" × 0.40" (30 mm × 51 mm × 10 mm)

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Digi-Key P/N Vendor P/N Description
316-1174-ND 20-101-1265 MODULE MINICORE RCM5600W
316-1160-ND 101-1284 DEV KIT STANDARD MINI RCM5600W
316-1161-ND 101-1285 DEV KIT DELUXE MINICORE RCM5600W