ETC BT820

BT800 Series
Bluetooth v4.0 Class 1 USB HCI Modules and Dongle
The BT800 series of USB HCI modules and packaged dongle are Laird’s first dualmode Bluetooth v4.0 offerings, bringing support for Classic Bluetooth and
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) in a tiny package.
Leveraging the market-leading CSR 8510 chipset, the BT800 series provides
exceptionally low power consumption with outstanding range. Supporting the
latest Bluetooth v4.0 Specification with EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), the Laird BT800
series enables OEMs to accelerate their development time for leveraging either
Classic Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) into their operating system based
devices.
BT800 – BTv4.0 USB HCI Module
The BT800 has a footprint as small as 8.5 x 13 mm, yet output power at 8 dBm.
This makes these modules deal for applications where designers need both
performance and minimum size. For maximum flexibility in systems integration, the
modules are designed to support a full speed USB interface plus GPIO and
additionally I2S and PCM audio interfaces.
These modules present an HCI interface and have native support for Windows and
Linux Bluetooth software stacks. All BT800 series devices are fully qualified by the
Bluetooth SIG. This also allows designers to integrate their existing pre-approved
Bluetooth Host and Profile subsystem stacks to gain a Bluetooth END product
approval for their products.
BT820 – Packaged BTv4.0 USB dongle
The BT800 series is engineered to provide excellent RF performance with an
integrated antenna and additional band pass filters to further reduce the regulatory
and testing requirements for OEMs, ensuring a hassle free development cycle. As
an additional benefit of the BT800 series, Laird has implemented CSR’s HID (Human
Interface Device) Proxy Mode enabling out of the box HID connectivity for BLE
pointing devices and / or BLE keyboard functionality, requiring zero host device
software or configuration.
The BT820 is a packaged dongle version of the BT800 module that allows OEMs to
plug the device into any Windows or Linux device that supports USB connectors
and an inbuilt Bluetooth software stack in its operating system.
A fully featured, low-cost developer’s kit is available for prototyping, debug and
integration testing of the BT800 series modules and further reduces risk and time in
development cycles.
Features & Benefits
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USA: +1.800.492.2320
Europe: +44.1628.858.940
Asia: +852.2923.0610
wirelessinfo@lairdtech.com
www.lairdtech.com/bluetooth
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Bluetooth v4.0 - Dual Mode
- Classic Bluetooth
- Bluetooth Low Energy
Compact Footprint
Class 1 output - 8dBm
USB, GPIO, I2S & PCM
Industrial Temperature Range
64k EEPROM support for
HID Proxy Mode
Bluetooth SIG approvals
FCC, IC, and CE approvals
Application Areas
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Medical devices
ePOS terminals
Barcode Scanners
Industrial Cable Replacement
M2M Connectivity
Automotive Diagnostic
Equipment
The details contained within this document are subject to change. Download the
product specification from www.lairdtech.com/bluetooth for the most current
specification.
BT800 Series
Bluetooth v4.0 Class 1 USB HCI Modules and Dongle
CATEGORIES
FEATURE
IMPLEMENTATION
Wireless Specification
Bluetooth®
V4.0 Dual Mode
Frequency
2.402 - 2.480 GHz
Max Transmit Power
Class 1
+8dBm from antenna
Receive Sensitivity
-89dBm
Range
Circa 100 meters
Data Rates
Up to 3 Mbps (over the air)
USB
Full Speed USB 2.0
GPIO
4 configurable lines
HCI
Host Controller Interface over USB
HID Proxy Mode
Human Interface Device
Coexistence
802.11 (Wi-Fi)
2 and 3 wire CSR schemes supported
(Unity-3;Unity-3e and Unity+)
Supply Voltage
Supply
1.7V – 3.6V
Power Consumption
Current
TX (Max) - <80mA
Sleep: 200uA
Antenna Option
Internal
Multilayer ceramic
Physical
Dimensions
8.5 x 13 x 1.6 mm (BT800 - Module)
Host Interface
Operational Modes
9.3 x 13.05 x 2.3mm (BT810 – Carrier Board)
16 x 43 x 11 (BT820 – Packaged USB dongle)
Environmental
Miscellaneous
Approvals
Operating
-30C to +85C
Storage
-40C to +85C
Lead Free
Lead-free and RoHS compliant
Warranty
1 Year
Bluetooth®
Approved
FCC / IC / CE
All BT800 series
Ordering Information
BT800
BTv4.0 Dual Mode USB HCI Module
BT810
BTv4.0 Dual Mode USB HCI Module (Carrier Board)
BT820
BTv4.0 Dual Mode USB Dongle
DVK-BT800
Development Kit for BT800 Module