KW41Z: Kinetis® KW41Z-2.4 GHz Dual Mode: BLE and 802.15.4 Wireless Radio Microcontroller (MCU) based on ARM® Cortex®-M0+ Core

Overview

Features

Kinetis® W Series KW41Z MCUs Block Diagram

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Comparison Table

Kinetis KW41Z Family Solutions

Part Number Wireless Connectivity Protocol Memory Package Size Hardware Development Tool
MKW41Z512VHT4 Bluetooth Low Energy and IEEE 802.15.4 512 KB Flash,
128 KB RAM
7 mm x 7 mm x 1 mm
48-pin Laminate QFN
FRDM-KW41Z
USB-KW41Z
MKW41Z256VHT4 256 KB Flash,
64 KB SRAM
MKW41Z512CAT4R 512 KB Flash,
128 KB RAM
3.9 mm x 3.8 mm
75-pin WLCSP
MKW31Z512VHT4 Bluetooth Low Energy 512 KB Flash,
128 KB RAM
7 mm x 7 mm x 1 mm
48-pin Laminate QFN
MKW31Z256VHT4 256 KB Flash,
64 KB SRAM
MKW31Z512CAT4R 512 KB Flash,
128 KB RAM
3.9 mm x 3.8 mm
75-pin WLCSP
MKW21Z512VHT4 IEEE 802.15.4 512 KB Flash,
128 KB RAM
7 mm x 7 mm x 1 mm
48-pin Laminate QFN
MKW21Z256VHT4 256 KB Flash,
64 KB SRAM

MCUXpresso Software and Tools

Protocol Stacks

Connectivity Software

MCUXpresso SDK for KW41Z includes the following components:

  • KW41Z Bluetooth® low energy v4.2 stack, v1.2.3
  • KW41Z Thread® stack v1.1.0
  • KW41Z IEEE® 802.15.4-2006/2011 MAC/PHY implementation v5.3.3
  • KW41Z Generic FSK link layer software v1.0.3
  • KW41Z Simple Media Access Controller (SMAC) v3.3.3
  • KW41Z-enabled Connectivity Framework v5.3.3

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