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MRF89XAM8A

Status: In Production

Features:

  • Module designed from the MRF89XA integrated ultra low-power, Sub-GHz transceiver IC
  • Supports proprietary Sub-GHz wireless protocols
  • Simple, SPI Interface with Interrupts
  • Small size: 0.7" x 1.1" (17.8 mm x 27.9 mm),surface mountable
  • Integrated crystal, internal voltage regulator, matching circuitry and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) antenna
  • Easy integration into final product: minimize product development, quicker time to market
  • Compatible with Microchip’s microcontroller families (PIC16, PIC18, PIC24, dsPIC33 and PIC32)
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Summary

MRF89XAM8A is an 868 MHz radio transceiver module which conforms to European ETSI standard. The MRF89XAM8A has an integrated PCB antenna, matching circuitry, and supports Microchip's proprietary protocol MiWi™ Development Environment. The MRF89XAM8A Module connects to hundreds of PIC® microcontrollers via a 4-wire SPI interface and is an ideal solution for low power wireless sensor networks, home automation, building automation and consumer applications.

Additional Features
      • Module designed from the MRF89XA integrated ultra low-power, Sub-GHz transceiver IC
      • Supports proprietary Sub-GHz wireless protocols
      • Simple, SPI Interface with Interrupts
      • Small size: 0.7" x 1.1" (17.8 mm x 27.9 mm),surface mountable
      • Integrated crystal, internal voltage regulator, matching circuitry and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) antenna
      • Easy integration into final product: minimize product development, quicker time to market
      • Compatible with Microchip’s microcontroller families (PIC16, PIC18, PIC24, dsPIC33 and PIC32)
      Parametrics
      Name
      Value
      Type
      Sub-GHz
      Output Power (dBm)
      10.00
      Host Interface
      4-wire SPI
      Pin Count
      12
      RF Module
      Yes
      RF Transceiver
      Yes
      Frequency Range
      868
      Input Sensitivity (mVpp)
      -113.00
      RSSI
      Yes
      TX Current Consumption
      25.00
      RX Current Consumption
      3.00
      Sleep Mode Current Consumption
      Yes
      MAC
      Yes
      Antenna
      PCB

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      10/06/2014
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      Demo & Evaluation Boards
      MRF89XAM8A PICtail/PICtail Plus Daughter Board
      MRF89XAM8A PICtail/PICtail Plus Daughter Board ( AC164138-1 )

      The MRF89XAM8A PICtail/PICtail™ Plus Daughter Board is a demonstration and development daughter board for the MRF89XAM8A, an ETSI certified 868 MHz radio transceiver module.

      The module is surface mounted to a PICtail/PICtail Plus daughter board that plugs into multiple Microchip demonstration and...

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      MiWi Demo Kit - 868 MHz MRF89XA
      MiWi Demo Kit - 868 MHz MRF89XA ( DM182016-2 )

      MiWi Demo Kit – 868 MHz MRF89XA is an easy-to-use evaluation and development platform for 868 MHz applications.  This kit includes Microchip’s MRF89XAM8A transceiver module and also features Microchip’s PIC18 XLP microcontroller family.  The kit includes complete hardware needed to rapidly prototype wireless applications. The demonstration kit is pre-programmed with...

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      MiWi Demo Kit - 915 MHz MRF89XA
      MiWi Demo Kit - 915 MHz MRF89XA ( DM182016-3 )

      MiWi Demo Kit – 915 MHz MRF89XA is an easy-to-use evaluation and development platform for 915 MHz applications. This kit includes Microchip’s MRF89XAM9A transceiver module and also features Microchip’s PIC18 XLP microcontroller family. The kit includes complete hardware needed to rapidly prototype wireless applications. The demonstration kit is pre-programmed with MiWi™...

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      Software Libraries
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      RoHS Information

      Part Number
      Device Weight (g)
      Shipping Weight (Kg)
      Lead Count
      Package Type
      Package Width
      Solder Composition
      JEDEC Indicator
      RoHS
      China EFUP
      MRF89XAM8A-I/RM
      0.900000
      1.037037
      12
      MODULE
      Varies
      NiAu
      e4
      MRF89XAM8AT-I/RM
      0.900000
      1.807500
      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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