industry news
Subscribe Now

Now at Mouser: Microchip’s SAM R30 Sub-GHz Module for Ultra-Low-Power WPAN Designs

August 28, 2019 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the SAM R30 sub-GHz module from Microchip Technology. The industry’s smallest IEEE 802.15.4-compliant module, the SAM R30 combines an ultra-low-power microcontroller with a sub-GHZ radio in a 12.7 × 11 mm package, enabling long-lasting battery life in space-constrained designs like wireless-networked sensors and controls in home automation, smart city, and industrial applications.

The Microchip SAM R30 module, available from Mouser Electronics, is based on a Microchip SAMR30E18A system-in-package (SiP) with 32-bit Arm® Cortex®-M0+ core and up to 256 Kbytes of flash and 40 Kbytes of RAM. Designed for use in unlicensed sub-1GHz frequency bands worldwide — such as 780 MHz (China), 868 MHz (Europe), and 915 MHz (North America) — the module delivers receive (RX) sensitivity up to -105 dBm and transmit (TX) output power up to +8.7 dBm.

The module offers twice the connectivity range and better communication through walls and floors than similarly powered devices using the 2.4 GHz frequency band. Featuring an ultra-low-power sleep mode of under 800 nA, the SAM R30 module is ideal for Internet of Things (IoT) sensor applications that require long battery life. Further, developers can implement propriety point-to-point, star, or self-healing mesh networks with Microchip’s MiWi™ protocol stack.

Mouser also stocks the SAM R30M Xplained Pro Evaluation Kit, which includes an onboard embedded debugger, QTouch® button, two Xplained Pro extension headers, and embedded current measurement circuitry. The board features both a chip antenna and an SMA connector for an external antenna, a digital temperature sensor, and USB-UART/I2C convertor. The board is supported by the Atmel Studio integrated development platform, which provides predefined application examples.

Both the module and the evaluation kit are certified with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Industry Canada (IC), and Radio Equipment Directive (RED), allowing designers to focus on time-to-market instead of RF testing certification costs.

For more information on the SAM R30 module, visit www.mouser.com/microchip-atsamr30m18a-modules.

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser strives to empower innovation among design engineers and buyers by delivering advanced technologies. Mouser stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is continually updated and offers advanced search methods to help customers quickly locate inventory. Mouser.com also houses data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on rapid New Product Introductions from its manufacturing partners for electronic design engineers and buyers. The global distributor’s website, Mouser.com, is available in multiple languages and currencies and features more than 5 million products from nearly 800 manufacturers. Mouser offers 26 support locations around the world to provide best-in-class customer service and ships globally to over 630,000 customers in 223 countries/territories from its 750,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
May 27, 2020
Could life evolve on ice worlds, ocean worlds, ocean worlds covered in ice, halo worlds that are tidally locked with their sun, and rogue worlds without a sun? If so, what sort of life might it be?...
May 26, 2020
I get pleasure from good quality things. Quality is a vague term, but, to me, it is some combination of good design for usability, functionality and aesthetics, along with reliability and durability. Some of these factors can be assessed very quickly; others take time. For ex...
May 26, 2020
#robotcombat #combatrobots #robotwars #WeWantSeason5 #WeGotSeason5 These are some of the most popular hashtags used by a growing number of global BattleBots enthusiasts. Teams from all backgrounds design, build and test robots of all sizes for one purpose in mind: Robot Comba...
May 22, 2020
[From the last episode: We looked at the complexities of cache in a multicore processor.] OK, time for a breather and for some review. We'€™ve taken quite the tour of computing, both in an IoT device (or even a laptop) and in the cloud. Here are some basic things we looked ...

Featured Video

DesignWare 112G Ethernet PHY IP JTOL & ITOL Performance

Sponsored by Synopsys

This video shows the Synopsys 112G Ethernet PHY IP in TSMC’s N7 process passing the jitter and interference tolerance test at the IEEE-specified bit error rate (BER). The IP with leading power, performance, and area is available in a range of FinFET processes for high-performance computing SoCs.

Click here for more information

Featured Paper

Radio Frequency Selector Guide

Sponsored by Maxim Integrated

Highly integrated wireless and RF ICs are the connecting building blocks for the enhanced IoT, smart technology, and communication markets. In this guide, you will learn how Maxim's high-performance solutions support critical wireless, mobile, automotive, and cable designs. Its portfolio includes power amplifiers, RF transceivers, RF receivers, RF transmitters, LNAs, high-speed data converters, RF power detectors, gain blocks, variable gain amplifiers, synthesizers, VCOs, RF tuners, and RF mixers.

Click here to download the whitepaper