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USB XBee Adapter

SKU: ADA247

$63.95 AUD, inc GST
$58.14 AUD, exc GST

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USB XBee Adapter
63.95 AUD

SKU: ADA247

$63.95 AUD, inc GST
$58.14 AUD, exc GST
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This low cost XBee USB Adapter Board comes in partially assembled kit form and provides a cost-effective solution to interfacing a PC or microcontroller to any XBee or XBee Pro module. The PC connection can be used to configure the XBee Module through Digi's X-CTU software. Works with XBee series 1 and 2 as well as Pro modules
By using this adapter board you can provide an easy interface to the XBee or XBee Pro modules by converting the 2mm pin spacing to breadboard friendly 0.100" spacing. The adapter board also provides a means to connect pluggable wires or solder connections and also provides mounting holes. Note: This product from Parallax uses genuine FTDI chips 10/23/14 (read more).

Features:

  • Provides an easy interface to configure XBee Modules using Digi's X-CTU software
  • Converts XBee 2mm pin spacing to 0.100" pin spacing
  • 4 status indicator LEDs for Power, RSSI, Associate and mode (sleep/ON)
  • Provides easy pluggable wire or solder connections
  • Includes mounting holes
  • Pin-out compatible with Adafruit's other XBee Adapter boards
  • Partially assembled kit form for flexible configuration

Kit Contents:

  • (1) XBee Adapter Board PCB
  • (2) 10-pin 2mm sockets - these are soldered into the board.
  • (1) 40-pin SIP header

Tools Required:

  • Soldering Iron
  • Solder
  • Flux
  • Diagonal cutters or Exacto knife

Key Specifications:

  • Power requirements: 5.0V from USB or VDD pin, 3.3V generated on-board
  • Communication: Serial pass-through to XBee module/USB to Host PC
  • Dimensions: 1.51 x 1.00 x 0.58 in* (38.3 x 25.6 x 14.8 mm*)
    * when headers are attached
  • Operating temp range: -40 to +158F (-40 to +70C)
  • Works with all XBee & Pro modules!

You'll need a USB cable with a mini-b connector on it to plug this into your computer! Adafruit have such an item in the shop, or you can look around the house, they're often used for digital cameras.

Technical Details

Details:

  • Dimensions: 38mm x 25mm x 5.5mm (1.5in x 1in x 0.2in)
  • Weight: 4g (0.12oz)

Downloads & Resources:

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