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MRF24J40MC

Status: Not Recommended for new designs

Features:

  • 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Transceiver Module
  • Supports ZigBee®, MiWi™, and MiWi P2P protocols
  • FCC (USA), IC (Canada), ETSI (Europe)
  • External Antenna Connector : Ultra Miniature Coaxial (U.FL)
  • Simple four-wire SPI interface to PIC® microcontroller
  • Integrated PA/LNA - Tx power +20 dBm to +23dBm (depending on the antenna) Rx sensitivity -108 dBm (antenna gain not included)
  • Hardware CSMA-CA Mechanism, Automatic ACK response
  • Hardware security engine (AES-128)
  • Automatic packet retransmit capable
  • Small size: 0.9" x 1.3" (22.9 mm x 33.0 mm), Surface Mountable
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Device Overview

Summary

MRF24J40MC is a 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver module intended for longer range applications.  The MRF24J40MC has an external antenna connector, matching circuitry, and supports the ZigBee®, MiWi™, MiWi P2P and MiWi Pro protocols.  The MRF24J40MC module connects to hundreds of PIC® microcontrollers via a 4-wire SPI interface and is an ideal solution for AMR/AMI metering, wireless sensor networks, home automation, building automation and consumer applications.

Please consider this device MRF24J40ME

Additional Features
    • 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Transceiver Module
    • Supports ZigBee®, MiWi™, and MiWi P2P protocols
    • FCC (USA), IC (Canada), ETSI (Europe)
    • External Antenna Connector : Ultra Miniature Coaxial (U.FL)
    • Simple four-wire SPI interface to PIC® microcontroller
    • Integrated PA/LNA - Tx power +20 dBm to +23dBm (depending on the antenna) Rx sensitivity -108 dBm (antenna gain not included)
    • Hardware CSMA-CA Mechanism, Automatic ACK response
    • Hardware security engine (AES-128)
    • Automatic packet retransmit capable
    • Small size: 0.9" x 1.3" (22.9 mm x 33.0 mm), Surface Mountable
Parametrics
Name
Value
Type
EOL - Delete
Output Power (dBm)
20.00
Clock
20 MHz
Host Interface
4-wire SPI
Pin Count
12
RF Module
Yes
RF Transceiver
Yes
Frequency Range
2.405-2.475
Input Sensitivity (mVpp)
-108.00
RSSI
Yes
TX Current Consumption
120.00
RX Current Consumption
25.00
Sleep Mode Current Consumption
Yes
MAC
Yes
MAC Features
CSMA-CA
Encryption
AES128

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MRF24J40MA PICtail/PICtail Plus
MRF24J40MA PICtail/PICtail Plus ( AC164134-1 )

The MRF24J40MA PICtail™/PICtail Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration and development daughter board for the MRF24J40MA IEEE 802.15.4, 2.4 GHz RF Transceiver module.

The daughter board plugs into multiple Microchip Technology demonstration and development boards.  For example, for 8-bit

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MiWi Demo Kit - 2.4 GHz MRF24J40
MiWi Demo Kit - 2.4 GHz MRF24J40 ( DM182016-1 )

The MiWi Demo Kit – 2.4 GHz MRF24J40 is an easy-to-use evaluation and development platform for IEEE 802.15.4 application designers. Developers can develop/debug and demo application code all on the same platform.

The kit includes all hardware needed to rapidly prototype wireless applications, and is pre-programmed with the MiWi™ Mesh protocol stack. Complete demo...

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MiWi Protocol to Wi-Fi Wireless Demo Kit
MiWi Protocol to Wi-Fi Wireless Demo Kit ( DM182018 )

The MiWi™ Protocol to Wi-Fi® Wireless Demo kit allows developers to evaluate and experiment with MiWi protocol to Wi-Fi gateway solutions.  The kit includes a Wireless Evaluation Board with both the MiWi protocol and Wi-Fi transceivers.  The kit also includes two MiWi Demo Boards to create a three node MiWi protocol network.

The Wireless Evaluation Board can be...

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RoHS Information

Part Number
Device Weight (g)
Shipping Weight (grams)
Lead Count
Package Type
Package Width
Solder Composition
JEDEC Indicator
RoHS
China EFUP
MRF24J40MCT-I/RM
2.500000
4.171429
12
MODULE
Varies
NiAu
e4
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Shipping Weight = Device Weight + Packing Material weight. Please contact sales office if device weight is not available.

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