A2500R24A

Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR)
Low-power RF modules, firmware & development tools that make it easy to ’go wireless’
2500 Series
The A2500R24A is a high-performance, FCC & IC certified and ETSIcompliant radio module that incorporates the Texas Instruments CC2500
transceiver chip, all in the industry’s smallest package: 9 x 12 x 2.5mm.
A2500R24A
Features
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Frequency range: 2400-2483.5 MHz
FCC, IC and ETSI compliant, shielded package
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Digital RSSI output
Programmable output power up to +1.0dBm
High sensitivity (2.4 kBaud, 1% packet error rate)
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Ultra-small package size: 9 x 12 x 2.5mm
LGA footprint
RoHS compliant
Operating temperature -40 to +85˚C
Impedance-controlled, multi-layer PCB
1.8 to 3.6 VDC
Low current consumption (16 mA in RX, 250
kBaud, 2442 MHz)
400 nA sleep mode current consumption
Efficient SPI interface; all registers can be
programmed with one “burst” transfer
Available in tape & reel and matrix tray
Module weight approximately 0.4 grams
FCC ID: X7J-A10030501 // IC: 8975A-A10030501
-104 dBm at 2442 MHz (compliant to FCC/IC/ETSI)
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Block diagram
Benefits
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Minimal RF engineering experience necessary
No additional “Intentional Radiator”
certification required (FCC 15.247a2, IC RSS210, ETSI EN 300 328)
Minimal real estate required
Easily implemented on a two layer PCB
No additional harmonic filtering required
100% RF-tested in production
Common footprint for similar products in family
No additional DC decoupling required
Integrated analog temperature sensor
Excellent receiver selectivity and blocking
performance
Suitable for frequency hopping systems,
thanks to a fast-settling frequency synthesizer
with 90 μs settling time
Impedance-matched balun for optimized
efficiency
Support for asynchronous and synchronous
serial receive/transmit mode for backwards
compatibility with existing radio
PLEASE NOTE: Additional information on the Texas Instruments
CC2500 device can be found in the company’s latest datasheet
release at http://www.ti.com
This product is not to be used in any implantable medical device or external
medical device intended to regulate or monitor biological functions, including but
not limited to devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac
resynchronization devices, pressure sensors, biochemical stimulators and
neurostimulators. ANAREN MAKES NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS OR
MERCHANTABILITY OF THIS PRODUCT FOR ANY USE OF THIS TYPE.
Anaren shall not be responsible for any consequential damages arising from the
sale or use of this product for any use of this type. The ultimate user of the
product assumes all risk of personal injury or death arising from a prohibited use.
The item described in this
product brief is part of our
total AIR Support solution.
To learn more, visit our
website or just ask us!
Anaren, Inc. | 6635 Kirkville Road | East Syracuse, NY 13057
800.411.6596 | www.anaren.com | AIR@anaren.com
Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR)
Low-power RF modules, firmware & development tools that make it easy to ’go wireless’
Product overview
Layout Information
The A2500R24A is a high-performance, FCC & IC
certified and ETSI-compliant radio module that
incorporates the Texas Instruments CC2500
transceiver chip in the industry’s smallest package
(9 x 12 x 2.5mm) and is compatible with all TIapproved software stacks.
Top 2 pads optional for compatibility with other modules. Refer to
User’s Manual for additional layout guidelines. Dimensions in mm.
With an LGA pad footprint, this module is
designed to effortlessly integrate into a wide
range of applications, including: industrial control,
building automation, low-power wireless sensor
networks, lighting control, and automated meter
reading.
The A2500R24A has an RoHS-compliant ENIG
finish and is packaged on tape & reel or in matrix
trays for high-volume automated manufacturing.
Footprint (PWB)
Pin diagram
Viewed from top side
NC = “NO Connection”
Pin is NOT connected
internally.
DNC = “Do Not Connect”
Pin reserved for internal
use, ensure mating
footprint pads are isolated.
Ground detail (corner)
Ground detail (edge)
Nomenclature
GND = “Ground”
Connect the maximum
number possible (minimum
one for proper operation).
Caution! ESD sensitive device.
Precautions should be used when
handling the device in order to
prevent permanent damage.
The item described in this
product brief is part of our total
AIR Support solution. To learn
more, visit our website or just
ask us!
For more information
see product User’s
Manual, available
online.
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Chip series
Function
Frequency band
Form factor
Design ID
Application
Packaging
(Anaren)
(CC1101, CC110L, CC2500)
(R = radio only)
(x100MHz)
(A = Internal Antenna, C = Connector)
(00 = Default)
(G = General)
(R = Tape/Reel, M = Matrix Tray)
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Anaren, Inc. | 6635 Kirkville Road | East Syracuse, NY 13057
800.411.6596 | www.anaren.com | AIR@anaren.com