MRF89XAM8A-I/RM RF Modules by Microchip Technology

Status: Active
Series: MRF89XAM8A
RoHS: Compliant
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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.

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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)


Device Description 0
Type Sub-GHz
Power Output 10.00
Interface 4-wire SPI
Pin Count 12
Max Speed (MIPS) 0
IO Pins 0
RF Module True
RF Transceiver True
Max Speed (MHz) 0
Vdd Min (V) 0
Vdd Max (V) 0
RF Data Rate 0
RF Power 0
Frequency Range 868MHz
Input Sensitivity (mVpp) -113.00
Tx Current Consumption 25.00
Rx Current Consumption 3.00
Sleep Mode Current Consumption Yes
Antenna PCB
ADC Channels 0
ADC Resolution 0
Analog Comparators 0
Receive Current Consumption 0
Transmit Current Consumption 0
Link Budget 0
Cloud Partner False
Max Data Rate 0
Pins | Packaging 12 | MODULE
Temp Range -40C to +85C
Packing Media Tray (54)


Environmental Information

JEDEC Indicator e4
ROHS Compliant
China EFUP Compliant
Device Weight (g) 0.9
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.037037
Lead Count 12
Package Type MODULE
Package Width or Size Varies
Soldering Composition NiAu

Alternative Descriptions

Module, Rf, Transciever, 868Mhz | Newark Electronics
868MHz RF Transceiver Low Power Module | RS
SUB-GHZ TRANSCEIVER MODULE 868MHZ | Microchip Technology
MRF89XAM8A Low Power 868 MHz Transceiver For PICtail/PICtail Plus Daughter Board | Future Electronics
RF Transceiver FSK/OOK 3.3V 12-Pin SMD Tray | Avnet America
868MHz RF Transceiver Low Power Module | Microchip Technology Inc. MRF89XAM8A-I/RM | RS Americas

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