- Rutronik is now stocking Minew’s MS88SF2 multi-protocol modules for short-range wireless communications
- The device is based on Nordic’s nRF52840 SoC (System-on-Chip) module for low energy applications
Rutronik Systems recently stocked Minew’s MS88SF2 multi-protocol modules. These multi-protocol modules can be operated with Bluetooth 5.0, Zigbee 3.0, Thread and Ant. It is based on Nordic’s nRF52840 SoC (System-on-Chip). It is a short-range wireless microcontroller that supports low energy applications.
Metal covers ensure low noise
The module comes in package dimensions of 23.2mm × 17.4mm x 2mm. It contains necessary components from radio to different antennas (PCB & ceramic) and the antenna-matching network. It also has a U.FL/IPEX antenna plug for the external antenna connections. It comes with a metal cover. This ensures the module’s protection against unwanted radiation and electromagnetic waves.
Can compute complex algorithms
The module features an Arm Cortex-M4F processor with a core speed of 64MHz. This microcontroller offers sufficient computing power for complex algorithms. It is also used for floating-point calculations. The operating range for the module is between 30m up to 100m.
Enhanced power-saving modes
The module has a flash memory of 1 MB. This flash memory can hold several radio stacks but also larger customer applications. It offers enough space for tasks related to data logging. A flexible power management system is said to be achieved through the addition of an on-chip DC/DC converter and low-dropout (LDO) controller. This addition also enhances automated power-saving modes.
Fulfils a number of industrial standards
The MS88SF2 is certified with several electronic standards. This includes CE, FCC, IC, TELEC and BQB certifications.
The multi-protocol module enables network nodes in applications such as cycling computers, heart rate and blood pressure monitoring, blood glucose meters, scales, thermometers, mobile accessories, sports and fitness sensors, remote controls and toys, key fobs and wrist bands, 3D glasses and gaming controllers.