Atmel Launches New UHF Industrial ASK/FSK Transceiver Evaluation Kit Wireless BlackBird.HEILBRONN, Germany, September 19 /PRNewswire/ --
Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML ATML Automatic Test Markup Language
ATML Automated Test Markup Language ) announced today the availability of its stand-alone ASK/FSK transceiver evaluation kit ATAB542x. The Wireless BlackBird kit is designed to demonstrate the excellent RF capabilities of the ATA542x transceiver series including the transceivers' communication flexibility when paired with Atmel's ATmega3290 microcontroller.
The ATA542x (ATA5423/25/28/29) series is a highly integrated UHF (Ultra High Frequency) The range of electromagnetic frequencies from 300 MHz to 3 GHz. In the U.S., analog television has used UHF channels 52 to 69 in the 700 MHz band. ASK/FSK multi-channel half-duplex transceiver family that offers the worldwide lowest power consumption for RF transmission applications. The transceivers are specially developed to meet industrial and consumer demands for RF low-cost transmission systems including 2-way remote controls, power metering, security, home automation, active RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) A data collection technology that uses electronic tags for storing data. The tag, also known as an "electronic label," "transponder" or "code plate," is made up of an RFID chip attached to an antenna. tags etc. The ATA542x series supports the 315 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc. , 345 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz, and 915 MHz frequency bands.
The ATAB542x kit is designed for an immediate out-of-the-box experience. Industrial or consumer system designers can discover, without any additional PC connection, the powerful capabilities of the ATA542x series when partnered with Atmel's ATmega3290. This kit is also suitable for new users, who can rapidly be brought up to speed using the step-by-step Quick Start card provided.
The Wireless BlackBird evaluation kit consists of two 2" x 3.5" PC boards, each with one ATA542x transceiver, custom LCD display, external antenna, ISP (1) See in-system programmable.
(2) (Internet Service Provider) An organization that provides access to the Internet. Connection to the user is provided via dial-up, ISDN, cable, DSL and T1/T3 lines. and UART headers, miniature joystick, and 2 AA batteries. Using the two transceiver boards, a communication link can be established within seconds to easily demonstrate functions such as RSSI RSSI Received Signal Strength Indicator
RSSI Received Signal Strength Indication
RSSI Russian Space Science Internet
RSSI Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc.
RSSI Received Signal Strength Intensity
RSSI Required Supplemental Stewardship Information links, temperature and light sensoring, and frequency hopping.
Availability and Pricing. The Wireless BlackBird evaluation kit is now available at US $149 each and can be ordered from Atmel's official distributors (see http://www.atmel.com/dyn/general/contact.asp).
Footnote ASK = Alternating Shift Keying FSK = Frequency Shift Keying LCD = Liquid Cristal Display RFID = Radio Frequency IDentification RSSI = Received Signal Strength Indication UART = Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter UHF = Ultra High Frequency
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