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Murata – Compact ultra low-power Bluetooth module includes chip antenna (LBCA2ZZVZE)Jun 26 2012 - Subs & Systems [More Subs & Systems Articles]
Latest from Murata is news that the company has begun mass production of the LBCA2ZZVZE Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless module that includes a chip antenna and all the Bluetooth protocol stacks required for low-energy communication. Designed for a broad range of consumer electronics the module also benefits from healthcare protocol profiles being included in the stacks.
Measuring just 20mm x 13mm x 2.4mm, and based on the CC2541 Texas Instruments chipset, the module has an output power of typically -2dBm and is fully wireless certified to Bluetooth 4.0, TELEC, FCC/IC and CE specifications.
The module requires an input voltage in the range 2.2 to 3.6VDC. Current consumption is 100uA average for a 500msec connectional interval.
Ideal for interfacing to an 8- or 16-bit embedded microcontroller applications via the UART interface, the module can easily be incorporated into a host of battery-powered healthcare designs from blood pressure meters to bathroom scales, says the company.Electropages - Electronics Components News, From Leading Electronics Distributors. More news from Murata