ZigBee USB dongle

The ZigBeeTM USB dongle is a high performance, low power 2.4GHz ISM band transceiver and can perform digital data exchange between the air medium and the USB port of a host computer. Based on a 805.15.4 compliant DSSS transceiver it adds wireless network capability via the ZigBee standard to any device which employs USB. The dongle is available as network coordinator, network router or sensor-sink device versions, thus enabling its integration into existing or the formation of new wireless mesh networks.


ZigBeeTM USB dongle key features

  • Bidirectional data transfer between ZigBee and USB standards
  • Integrated 2.4GHz, IEEE 802.15.4-compliant transceiver
  • Frequency range 2405 - 2480 MHz allocated in 16 channels
  • Small size (L x W x H): 50.8 x 25.3 x 13mm
  • Self-powered from USB bus
  • Low power consumption: 215mW typical
  • 0 dBm typical output power
  • -92 dBm receive sensitivity
  • Special filtering for co-existence with IEEE 802.11g and Bluetooth devices
  • Integrated omni-directional 2.5 GHz antenna
  • Compliance with Part 15 of FCC rules for radio broadcasting
  • Onboard LEDs for monitoring power supply and communication activity
  • high-power version (Tx = 20 dBm)