Koala® Connect Modules

Joey Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Modules for Koala EVM

For companies that desire a fast route to wireless product developments, the Koala® Connect modules are a compact option for adding Wi-Fi® and / or Bluetooth® to new and existing projects.

When used in conjunction with Koala® EVM, the Koala® Connect modules provides a stable environment to ease the integration of wireless technology into a project. Each module features a single onboard processor to drive the user application in addition to multiple wireless protocols.

Flexibility of wireless technology choice is provided with Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi Direct and IEE802.11b/g/n standards supported.

The Koala EVM and wireless module family will help shorten development time, reduce development costs, and open the door to new possibilities for wireless device features.

Koala® Connect Features

  • Use directly with final design or prototype with the Clarinox carrier board.
  • On-board Wi-Fi+Bluetooth antenna with UFL connector for optional SMA antenna to extend wireless range


Koala® Connect Modules

KM-141202 (20 x 30mm BT/BLE)
KM-153102 (20 x 34mm Wi-Fi+BT/BLE)

Carrier Board for Koala® Connect

KC-018102 Joeyduino Carrier
KC-008103 WMI Carrier
Carrier Board and Sensor Joey Modules for Koala EVM

Sensor Modules

KM-990501 Sensor Board (21 x 30mm 9D sensor and haptic driver)
  • Easy to interface Clarinox sensor module
  • Pin compatible with Koala Connect wireless modules
  • Flexible Haptic Driver for ERM and LRA
  • Inertial module with 3D accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer
  • Proximity Capacitive Touch Sensor Controller
  • Low voltage I2C to Parallel Port Expander
  • 6-pin JTAG programming interface
  • Battery charging capability
Sensor Module for Koala EVM


  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Home Appliances
  • Industrial and Home Automation
  • Medical, healthcare and wellness
  • Wearables
Bluetooth Logo

Wi-Fi Logo

Koala® Connect Specifications

Hardware Specifications

MCU STM32F411 (Bluetooth/BLE)
STM32F412 (Wi-Fi + Bluetooth/BLE)
Wi-Fi Radio TI WL1831MOD / WL1837MOD
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
  • -96.3dBm RX Sensitivity
  • STA, AP & Wi-Fi Direct Modes
Bluetooth / Bluetooth LE Radio TI WL1831MOD / WL1837MOD
  • Dual-mode Bluetooth & Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Bluetooth v4.1 Compliance and CSA2 Support
  • Host Controller Interface (HCI) Transport for Bluetooth Over UART
Industrial Temperature Grade -40°C to +85°C

Software Specifications

Supported Technologies Wi-Fi WLAN, Wi-Fi Direct Concurrent Operation (Multichannel, Multirole), Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE