VOXL 2 by itself doesn’t have Wi-Fi or a LAN port to keep the core size and weight low, but it’s easy to overcome.
- Add-on board for networking:
M0078-2 USB Debug add-on and
M0090 or PCIe/5G Modem Carrier add-on board provides access to a USB 2.0 hub via a 4-pin and JST connector when used with 4-pin JST to USBA Female Cable.
This allows you to plug in a Wi-Fi dongle over USB.
The following have been tested in an office environment and work on system image 1.1.2 and newer.
|Dongle||Chipset||NDAA ‘20 Section 848 Compliant||Radio & FCC Reporrt||Link|
|Alfa AWUS036ACS 802.11ac AC600||Realtek RTL8812AU||Yes (COO Taiwan)||Frequency Range: 5180.0-5240.0, 5745.0-5825.0, 2412.0-2462.0||Link||Product Amazon|
|Alfa AWUS036EAC 802.11ac AC1200||Realtek RTL8812AU||Yes (COO Taiwan)||Product Amazon|
|TP-link TL-WN725N N150||Realtek RTL8818EUS||No (COO China)||Product Link|
If you are using a VOXL USB expansion and emergency fastboot board, connect the JST to USB adapter onto:
- USB2 Host on M0017
- J3 on M0078
Then, plug your Wifi Dongle into the USB adapter.
First, ADB onto your device if you haven’t already done so - this is by connecting the USB-C adapter on the voxl2 onto the computer doing the editing:
Then follow the VOXL Developer Bootcam WiFi Guide.