This is a simple to use, USB to the serial base unit for the XBee line. This XBee USB Adapter based on CP2102 IC unit works with all XBee modules including the Series 1 and Series 2.5, standard and Pro version. Plug the unit into the XBee Explorer, attach USB cable, and you will have direct access to the serial and programming pins on the XBee unit.
The board also has a CP2102 USB to Serial chip on it, meaning you can connect it to your computer via USB. The CP is connected such that you are able to reprogram the XBee modules to change the firmware. The board is powered by the USB cable. This XBee USB adapter (CP2102) board comes up with the XBee XB24-Z7WIT-004 module from Digi. The new Series 2B improves upon the power output and data protocol of the Series2.
Series 2B modules allow you to create complex mesh networks based on the XBee ZB ZigBee mesh firmware. These modules allow a very reliable and simple communication between microcontrollers, computers, systems, really anything with a serial port! Point to point and multi-point networks are supported. This module also has LED indicators for Power, RSSI, Din & Dout. This module is a basic breakout board for Zigbee module for interfacing to PC via USB. Using this Breakout board you can even program the Xbee module using the XCTU software.
- Compatible with all ZigBee modules (Series 1 and Series 2.5, standard and Pro)
- The built-in 3V3 Voltage regulator
- Onboard 3V3 <->5V level converter (easy to interface 5V Devices)
- Status LEDs ( RX, TX, RSSI, Power)
- ZigBee Pins available at 2.54 mm berg strip
- USB Powered.
- Small footprint.
- All XBee pins are broken out.
- Reset button.
IC Chip CP2102
Input Supply Voltage (VDC) 3.3 ~ 5
USB Interface Type-B
Board Dimensions (mm) 52x36x14
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