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802.15.4 RF Transceivers

Efficient wireless applications require both high-performance and power efficiency. Microchip transceivers deliver the leading RF link budget with the industry’s lowest power consumption.

What’s more, Microchip offers the most feature-rich IEEE 802.15.4-compliant transceiver family available. Our transceivers support both regional 700/800/900 MHz, as well as global 2.4 GHz frequency bands, enabling you to develop wireless applications for customers worldwide.

Enhanced Performance 

Powerful hardware features like antenna diversity or external power amplifier support let you further boost transceiver performance to maximize network reliability and RF range of your system. Microchip MCU wireless transceivers support not only IEEE 802.15.4-compliant applications, but provide on-air data rates up to 2 Mbit/s for general purpose ISM applications. Pin compatibility ensures an easy transition between devices or frequency bands.

To help you speed system development and prototyping, Microchip offers a variety of free software suites, various hardware evaluation and development kits and modules.

Key Products

The AT86RF212B is a low-power, low-voltage RF transceiver for the regional 700/800/900 MHz frequency bands available in Japan, China, Europe and North America. This transceiver offers an extreme 120 dB link budget (-110 dBm receiver sensitivity/+10 dBm transmit power) designed for low-cost IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee and high data rate ISM applications. 

The Microchip AT86RF23x family of transceivers is designed to operate in the 2.4 GHz ISM band, available worldwide. The transceivers offer link budgets up to 105 dB (-101 dBm receiver sensitivity/+4 dBm transmit power). For a complete overview of features, key parameters and targeted application areas, please see the specific transceiver pages.

Device Description
AT86RF215Dual-band sub-GHz/2.4 GHz transceiver for IEEE 802.15.4 applications
AT86RF215MSingle-band sub-GHz transceiver for IEEE 802.15.4 applications
AT86RF212B Low-power 700/800/900 MHz Transceiver for IEEE 802.15.4-2011, ZigBee Pro, 6LoWPAN, and ISM Applications
AT86RF233Low-power 2.4 GHz Transceiver for IEEE 802.15.4-2011, ZigBee, 6LoWPAN, and ISM Applications
MRF24J40802.15.4 2.4 GHz RF transceiver with support for Zigbee and MiWi protocol
MRF89XALow-power 863-870/902-928/950-960 MHz sub-GHz transceiver