Microsemi Releases Ultra Low-power Sub-GHz Radio With Extended Temperature and Frequency Range
Next-generation 2mA Low-power Transceiver Supports Industrial Operating Temperatures and China Unlicensed Frequency Bands
“Extending the temperature range of our industry-leading low-power consumption radio allows us to address increasing demand for M2M low power nodes used in automation and industrial control applications,” said
The ZL70251 is fully functional over the industrial temperature range, while still delivering the industry’s lowest peak power at 2mA in both transmit and receive mode. This performance enables extremely low-power wireless nodes to operate in harsh environments. It is offered in a compact 3 millimeter (mm) x 2mm chip scale package (CSP) and requires only two external components, which makes it ideal for products with space constraints.
A suite of ZL70251 product development support tools are available, including an application development kit (ADK), a low-power wireless communication software code starter for point-to-point connections and wireless sensor reference designs based on coin cell batteries.
The new device is sampling now and will reach full production status in
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