Microchip RN42-I/RM630 Bluetooth Chip 2.1

  • RS Stock No. 123-8533
  • Mfr. Part No. RN42-I/RM630
  • Manufacturer Microchip
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
Product Details

RN-42 Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR Class 2 Module, SPP profile

The Microchip RN42 Class 2 Bluetooth Module is a small form factor, low power and simple to integrate solution for adding Bluetooth communications into designs. The RN42 is fully certified, supports multiple interface protocols and features low power consumption making it an ideal embedded solution.

Features

Fully qualified Bluetooth version 2.1 module; supports version 2.1 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
Backwards-compatible with Bluetooth 2.0, 1.2 and 1.1
ASCII command interface over UART
Low-power Consumption: 26 μA sleep, 3 mA connected, 30 mA transmit
Small form factor
UART (SPP or HCI) and USB (HCI only) data connection interfaces
Embedded Bluetooth stack profiles include GAP, SDP, RFCOMM, L2CAP protocols, with SPP, HID and DUN profile support
Bluetooth SIG qualified
Castellated SMT pads for PCB mounting (RN42 / RN42N) or 2 x 10 socket compatible pins (RN42XV)
Class 2 power amplifier
PCB antenna (RN42 / RN42XVP), No antenna (RN42N), U.FL antenna socket (RN42XVU)
AES-128 encryption
Compatible with Microchip Microcontroller Families (PIC16F, PIC18F, PIC24F/H, dsPIC33 and PIC32)

Performance

RF Frequency Range: 2.402 GHz to 2.480 GHz with 79 channels
RF Output Power: +4 dBm
Receiver Sensitivity: -80 dBm
Range up to 10 metres
Sustained SPP data rates: 240 Kbps (Slave mode), 300 Kbps (Master mode)
HCI data rates: 1.5 Mbps sustained, 3.0 Mbps burst in HCI mode
Host communication: serial UART with RTS/CTS flow control
Power supply: +3.0 V to +3.6 V dc

Approvals

Bluetooth, FCC, IC, CE

Bluetooth - Microchip

Specifications
Attribute Value
Bluetooth Class Class 2
Bluetooth Version 2.1
Receiver Sensitivity -80dBm
Supported Bus Interfaces GPIO, PCM, SPI, UART, USB
Dimensions 13.4 x 25.8 x 2.4mm
Height 2.4mm
Length 13.4mm
Maximum Operating Temperature +85°C
Minimum Operating Temperature -40°C
Width 25.8mm
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