Beetle ESP32 C6 Mini Development Board

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The Beetle ESP32-C6 development board is a miniature Arduino-compatible IoT development board based on the ESP32-C6 chip, it has a compact design with dimensions as small as 25 x 20.5mm. Powered by a high-performance 160MHz RISC-V 32-bit processor, it supports multiple communication protocols including Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5, Zigbee 3.0, and Thread 1.3.

This connectivity makes it ideal for various IoT networks and particularly suitable as a Matter terminal device. The board features integrated lithium battery charging management, eliminating the need for external modules and reducing overall project size, which is perfect for smart wearable projects. With ultra-low power consumption, including deep sleep mode at just 14uA, and the support for Wi-Fi 6, it provides lower latency and reduced power usage.

Features

  • Ultra-compact size, the dimensions are a mere 25 x 20.5mm.
  • Equipped with the ESP32-C6 chip, it supports Wi-Fi, BLE, Zigbee, and Thread communication protocols.
  • Supports the Wi-Fi 6 protocol, ensuring lower latency and reduced power consumption.
  • Exhibits ultra-low power consumption, with a deep-sleep mode of 14uA.
  • Incorporates a lithium battery charging function.
  • Supports battery voltage detection, providing insight into device power levels.

What's on Board

  • Type-C: Type-C USB port
  • IO15/D13: Onboard LED pin
  • Charge: Charging indicator
    • Off: Not plugged in power supply or fully charged
    • On: Charging
    • Blinking: Battery not connected
  • RST: Reset button
  • IO9/D9/BOOT: GPIO9 / Boot button
  • ESP32-C6: ESP32-C6FH4 chip
  • TP4057: TP4057 lithium battery charge management chip
  • RT9080: 3.3V Low power LDO

Specifications

Basic Parameters

  • Operating Voltage: 3.3V
  • Type-C Input Voltage: 5V DC
  • VIN Input Voltage: 5V DC
  • Max Charging Current: 0.5A
  • Sleep current: 14uA (in deep sleep mode, powered by battery)
  • Operating Temperature: -10~60℃
  • Dimension: 25 x 20.5mm

Hardware Information

  • Processor: RISC-V single-core processor
  • Main Frequency: 160 MHz
  • SRAM: 512KB
  • ROM: 320KB
  • Flash: 4MB
  • RTC SRAM: 16KB
  • USB: USB 2.0 CDC

WIFI

  • WIFI Protocol: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    • IEEE 802.11ax (20 MHz-only non-AP mode)
  • Bandwidth: Support 20 MHz and 40 MHz at 2.4 GHz band
  • WIFI Mode: Station, SoftAP, SoftAP+Station combined mode
  • WIFI Frequency: 2.4GHz
  • Frame Aggregation: TX/RX A-MPDU, TX/RX A-MSDU

Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth Protocol: Bluetooth 5, Bluetooth mesh
  • Bluetooth Frequency: 125 Kbps, 500 Kbps, 1 Mbps, 2 Mbps

IEEE 802.15.4

  • Compatible with IEEE 802.15.4-2015 protocol
  • Frequency band: 2.4GHz
  • Data rate: 250Kbps
  • Supports Thread 1.3 and Zigbee 3.0

Ports

  • 13x Digital I/O
  • LED PWM 6 Channel
  • 1x SPI
  • 3x UART (1x LP UART)
  • 2x I2C (1x LP I2C)
  • 1x I2S
  • IR Transceiver: 5x transmit channel, 5x receive channel
  • 1 x 12-bit SAR ADC, 7-Channel
  • DMA Controller: 3x transmit channel, 3x receive channel

Resources

Pinout

Package Contents

  • 1x Beetle ESP32 C6 Mini Development Board
  • 2x 10-pin 2.54mm Pin Header

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