RF Integrated Circuits suit sub-1 GHz applications.
Press Release Summary:
Providing 1-way RF link, Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line includes CC115L transmitter, CC113L receiver, and CC110L transceiver. Units offer fast startup with 0.24 ms from power down to RX or TX and 0.2 ÂµA sleep current. With programmable data rate from 0.6-600 kbps and support for 300-348, 387-464, and 779-928 MHz frequency bands, ICs enable wireless connectivity for remote controls, security systems, and building automation. Line is pin-, register-, and code-compatible with existing sub-1 GHz systems.
Original Press Release:
TI Unveils Low-cost Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line Product Family
Two-chip bundle costs less than $1.00, enables long-range wireless connectivity for cost-sensitive, low-power applications such as toys, security systems and more
DALLAS, -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN), the industry leader in highly integrated wireless connectivity solutions and low-power sub-1 GHz radio frequency (RF) technology, today introduced a new Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line family, offering developers low-cost connectivity solutions for sub-1 GHz RF applications such as remote controls, toys, home and building automation, and security systems. The Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line family launched with the CC115L transmitter, CC113L receiver and CC110L transceiver, all available immediately. In high volume, the line offers a complete, one-way RF link for less than USD $1. The new devices are based on TI's Sub-1 GHz CC1101 RF technology, and are pin-, register- and code-compatible, as well as backwards compatible with existing sub-1 GHz systems. For more information, see www.ti.com/rfvalueline-pr.
"TI's new Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line answers the market's increasing need for simple, low-cost connectivity for applications that require both long battery life and long range wireless connection," said Erling Simensen, product marketing manager, Low-Power RF, TI. "Designs based on the Sub-1GHz RF Value Line family not only ease connectivity integration efforts for engineers, but promise wireless connectivity for more of today's cost-sensitive consumer applications."
The CC11xLDK-868-915 and CC11xLEMK-433 development kits provide complete hardware performance testing and software development platforms for the new product family. The kits also offer new low-cost reference designs, with a compact PCB antenna for 433, 868, 915 MHz, featuring a reduced component count and complete design ready for FCC and ETSI certification. The small-size, compact PCB helix antenna represents only a quarter of the size of previous PCB antennas, and is useful for applications requiring high antenna efficiency in a compact area.
Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line family: Key features and benefits
-- Low-cost reference design with compact PCB antenna
-- Fast startup-time with 0.24ms from power down to RX or TX
-- 0.2 uA sleep current
-- Supports multiple modulation formats with 2-FSK, 4-FSK, GFSK and OOK.
-- Programmable data rate from 0.6 to 600kbps
-- Supports multiple frequency bands: 300-348, 387-464 and 779- 928 MHz
-- Pin, register and code compatibility
Tools, availability, packaging and price
The Sub-1GHz RF Value Line is available today from TI and through authorized TI distributors. The solution is packaged in a ROHS-compliant, 4 mm x 4 mm QFN-32. Pricing starts at $0.75 in 1,000-unit quantities.
The new CC11xLDK-868-915 development kit is available today for USD $299 on TI's e-store. An additional CC11xLEMK-433 development kit is available for USD $99.
Find out more about TI's low-power RF and wireless connectivity solutions
-- Order development kits and samples: www.ti.com/rfvalueline-pr
-- TI's Wireless Connectivity solutions: www.ti.com/wirelessconnectivity
-- TI's wireless connectivity selection guide: www.ti.com/wirelessconnectivityguide
-- TI E2E(TM) low-power RF & wireless connectivity community: www.ti.com/lprf-forum
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