Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


BT 5 module supports NFC, Thread and Zigbee

26 February 2020 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The BMD-341 from u-blox is a standalone Bluetooth 5 module that supports NFC, Thread and Zigbee (IEEE 802.15.4)

connectivity for portable, extremely low-power embedded systems. This module is based on Nordic’s nRF52840 chip and has a 64 MHz 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4 with FPU (1 MB Flash, and 256 KB RAM). It also includes an integrated 2,4 GHz transceiver, an extended range of interfaces and embedded hardware cryptographic engine.

The BMD-341 provides a communication range of up to 750 m with an output power as high as 13 dBm. It measures 10,2 x 15,0 x 1,9 mm and has a U.FL connector for an external antenna. This module can be used in asset tracking systems and Bluetooth-based mesh networks repeater applications. It is certified for Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za


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