MRF89XAM8A Low Power 868 MHz Wireless Transceiver



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The MRF89XAM8A is an 868 MHz radio transceiver module which conforms to European ETSI standard. The MRF89XAM8A has an integrated PCB antenna, matching circuitry, and supports Microchip's proprietary protocol MiWi™ Development Environment. The MRF89XAM8A Module connects to hundreds of PIC® microcontrollers via a 4-wire SPI interface and is an ideal solution for low power wireless sensor networks, home automation, building automation and consumer applications.

Key Features:

  • Module designed from the MRF89XA integrated ultra low-power, sub-GHz transceiver IC
  • Supports proprietary sub-GHz wireless protocols
  • Simple, SPI Interface with Interrupts
  • Small size: 0.7" x 1.1" (17.8 mm x 27.9 mm),surface mountable
  • Integrated crystal, internal voltage regulator, matching circuitry and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) antenna
  • Easy integration into final product: minimize productdevelopment, quicker time to market
  • Compatible with Microchip’s Microcontroller families (PIC16, PIC18, PIC24, dsPIC33 and PIC32)
  • Conforms to the following ETSI standards:- EN 300 220-2 V2.3.1 (2001–02)- EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1 (2002–08)
  • Operating Voltage: 2.1–3.6V (3.3V typical)
  • Temperature Range: -40°C to +85°C Industrial
  • Low-Current Consumption:
    • Rx mode: 3 mA (typical)
    • Tx mode: 25 mA at +10 dBm (typical)
    • Sleep: 0.1 μA (typical)
  • Modulation: FSK and OOK
  • Data Rate:
    • FSK: 200 kbps
    • OOK: 28 kbps
  • Reception sensitivity
    • FSK: -105 dBm (typical) at 25 kbps
    • OOK: -111 dBm (typical) at 2 kbps
  • +10 dBm Typical Output Power with 21 dB Tx Power Control Range


What is included

  • 1 x Wireless Module, as shown in main product picture.