Particle Photon: Wi-Fi

Image of the Photon

The Photon has been discontinued. The Argon or Photon 2 are recommended substitutes.

The Photon is a $19 tiny Wi-Fi IoT device for creating connected projects and products for the Internet of Things. It's easy to use, it's powerful, and it's connected to the cloud. The board is powered by a Cypress Wi-Fi chip alongside a powerful STM32 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller.

Set up your Photon

Hardware specifications

Main processor:

Particle PØ Wi-Fi module

  • Broadcom BCM43362 Wi-Fi chip
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • STM32F205RGY6 120Mhz ARM Cortex M3
  • 1MB flash, 128KB RAM

General specification:

  • On-board RGB status LED
  • 18 Mixed-signal GPIO and advanced peripherals
  • Open source design
  • Real-time operating system (FreeRTOS)
  • Soft AP setup
  • FCC (United States), CE (European Union), and ISED (Canada) certified