RFD900x

RFD900x

The RFD900x is part of our best-selling x series of data modems; a high performance 900MHz ISM band radio modem covering the 902-928MHz frequency band.

Designed for long range data communication applications which require best-in-class radio link performance. The RFD900x radio modem – designed, tested and inspected in Australia. NDAA compliant.

Geographic versions compliant with Australian, New Zealand and United States of America standards are available.

Key Features:

  • Long-range data link capable of transmitting more than 40km depending on parameter settings and antennas.
  • Compatible with the MavLink environment.
  • Maximum Air data rate: 224kbit/s.
  • AES Hardware accelerated encryption.
  • Optional RC PPM or SBUS Passthrough. (SiK firmware)
  • GPIO Pin Mirroring capability. (SiK firmware)
  • RF front-end filtering.
  •  ESD-protected and filtered IO pins.
  • Firmware options available to achieve several network topologies including point-to-point SiK, Multipoint (MP) mesh and Asynchronous mesh.
  • User updateable firmware and parameters
  • License-free use in Australia, Canada, USA, New Zealand. (Depending on regional variants)
  • Compatibility with ux series modems.

    Note:
  • The ux and x series modems are not compatible with older “a” or “+” series modems . 

900x

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 902-928 Number of Channels: 51 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

900x-AU (Australia)

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 915-921 and 922-928 Number of Channels: 23 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

900x-NZ (New Zealand)

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 920.75-927.25 Number of Channels: 25 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

900x-US (USA and Canada)

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 902-915 and 915-928 Number of Channels: 51 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

  • Regional version modems are compliant with regional regulation
  • NDAA compliant.
    The RFD900 is designed to be compliant with the following standards:
  • FCC Part 15.247 (Frequency hopping and digitally modulated intentional radiators)
  • AS/NZS 4268:2012 (Radio equipment and systems – short-range devices
  • Air Data transfer rates available: 12, 56, 64, 100, 125, 200, 188 and 224 kbit/sec (User settable depending on firmware and region variant, 64kbit default)* 
  • UART data transfer rates: 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230400, 460800, 1200000 baud (User settable, 57600 default)* 
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm) 
  • Receive Sensitivity: >-102dBm at 12kbps*
  • Size: 30 mm (wide) x 57 mm (long) x 12.8 mm (deep) – Including RF Shield, PCB and Heatsink.  Bare Version 30 mm (wide) x 42.5 mm (long) x 6.25mm (deep)
  • Weight: 14g 7g Bare Power supply: +5 V nominal, (+3.5 V min, +5.5 V max), ~1.2A peak at maximum power 
  • Temp. Range:  -40 to +85 deg C 
  • RF: 2 x RP-SMA antenna connectors
  • Serial: Logic level TTL (+3.3V)
  • Power Input: +5v, ~1.2A max peak (at maximum transmit power)
  • GPIO: 6 General purpose IO (Digital, PWM/SBUS capable).

RFD900ux

The RFDesign 900uX is a long range telemetry radio modem, covering the 902-928 MHz frequency band.

Designed for long range serial communications applications with stringent requirements on size and weight.

The RFD900ux radio modem is designed, tested and inspected in Australia and is NDAA compliant.

The US variant is compliant with United States of America regulations. 

Key Features:

  • A digital modem for long-range data transmission in applications with strict weight and size limitations.
  • Compatible with the MAVLink message protocol.   
  • Maximum Air data rate: 224kbit/s. 
  • AES Hardware accelerated encryption.  
  • Optional RC PPM or SBUS Passthrough. (SiK firmware)
  • GPIO Pin Mirroring capability. (SiK firmware)
  • RF front-end filtering.
  • ESD-protected and filtered IO pins.
  • Firmware options available to achieve several network topologies including point-to-point SiK, Multipoint (MP) mesh and Asynchronous mesh. 
  • User updateable firmware and parameters.
  • Smallest, lightest radio modem in class. 
  • License-free use in USA and Canada (US variant).
  • Compatibility with x series modems.

Note:

  • The ux and x series modems are not compatible with older “a” or “+” series modems . 

900ux

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 902-928 Number of Channels: 51 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

900ux-US (USA, CA)

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 902-915 and 915-928 Number of Channels: 51 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

  • Regional version modems are compliant with regional regulation
  • NDAA compliant

The RFD900ux is designed to be compliant with the following standards:

  • FCC Part 15.247 (Frequency hopping and digitally modulated intentional radiators)
  • AS/NZS 4268:2012 (Radio equipment and systems – short-range devices

Note:

  • Regionally locked version of the modems may restrict or limit the performance and available parameter settings compared to the unlocked modems.
  • Ultimately it is up to the user to identify the radio frequency regulation applicable to their areas of operation and ensure their modems parameters are set correctly.
  • Air Data transfer rates available: 12, 56, 64, 100, 125, 200, 188 and 224 kbit/sec (User settable depending on firmware and region variant, 64kbit default)* 
  • UART data transfer rates: 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230400, 460800, 1200000 baud (User settable, 57600 default)* 
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm) 
  • Receive Sensitivity: >-102dBm at 12kbps*
  • Size:25 mm (wide) x 33 mm (long) x 10.4 mm (deep) – Including RF Shield, PCB and Heatsink. 

     SMT Version 21 mm (wide) x 29 mm (long) x 4.2mm (deep)

  • Weight: 8g (3.5g SMT versions) 

  • Power Supply: +5 V nominal, (+3.5 V min, +5.5 V max), ~1A peak at maximum power 
  • Temp. Range:  -40 to +85 deg C 
  • RF : 2x u.FL RF connectors 
  • Serial: Logic level TTL (+3.3V)
  • Power Input: +5v, ~1.2A max peak (at maximum transmit power)
  • GPIO: General purpose IO (Digital capable).

RFD868x

The RFD868x is part of our best-selling x series of data modems; a high performance 868MHz ISM band radio modem covering the 865-870MHz frequency band.

Designed for long range data communication applications which require best-in-class radio link performance. The RFD900x radio modem – designed, tested and inspected in Australia. NDAA compliant.

Geographic versions compliant with Australian, New Zealand and United States of America standards are available.

Key Features:

  • Long-range data link capable of transmitting more than 40km depending on parameter settings and antennas.
  • Compatible with the MavLink environment.
  • Maximum Air data rate: 224kbit/s.
  • AES Hardware accelerated encryption.
  • Optional RC PPM or SBUS Passthrough. (SiK firmware)
  • GPIO Pin Mirroring capability. (SiK firmware)
  • RF front-end filtering.
  •  ESD-protected and filtered IO pins.
  • Firmware options available to achieve several network topologies including point-to-point SiK and Asynchronous mesh.
  • User updateable firmware and parameters
  • License-free use in European Union. (Depending on regional variants)
  • Compatibility with ux series modems.

Note:

  • The ux and x series modems are not compatible with older “a” or “+” series modems . 

868x

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 30 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 868-870 Number of Channels: 1 Max Duty Cycle (%): 100

868x-EU (Europe)

Maximum Transmit Power(dBm): 27/7 Frequency Band/s (MHz): 869.7-870 Number of Channels: 1 Max Duty Cycle (%): 10/100

Please note:  The EU certified version of the 868 modems have limited operation modes, a low power (5mW) full duty cycle mode, and a high power (500mW) low duty cycle mode. The high power mode will significantly reduce data throughput due to the duty cycle restrictions. These conditions are a requirement of compliance with EU regulations and CANNOT be altered. 

  • Regional version modems are compliant with regional regulation
  • NDAA compliant

The RFD868ux-EU is compliant with the following standards:

  • EN300 220 V3.1.1
  • EN301 489-3 V2.1.1
  • IEC 62368-1:2014

Note:

  • Regionally locked version of the modems may restrict or limit the performance and available parameter settings compared to the unlocked modems.
  • Ultimately it is up to the user to identify the radio frequency regulation applicable to their areas of operation and ensure their modems parameters are set correctly.
  • Air Data transfer rates available: 12, 56, 64, 100, 125, 200, 188 and 224 kbit/sec (User settable depending on firmware and region variant, 64kbit default)* 
  • UART data transfer rates: 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230400, 460800, 1200000 baud (User settable, 57600 default)* 
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm) 
  • Receive Sensitivity: >-102dBm at 12kbps*
  • Size: 30 mm (wide) x 57 mm (long) x 12.8 mm (deep) – Including RF Shield, PCB and Heatsink.  Bare Version 30 mm (wide) x 42.5 mm (long) x 6.25mm (deep)
  • Weight: 14g 7g Bare
  • Power supply: +5 V nominal, (+3.5 V min, +5.5 V max), ~1.2A peak at maximum power 
  • Temp. Range:  -40 to +85 deg C 

*values are correct as of version 3.57 SiK firmware

  • RF: 2 x RP-SMA antenna connectors
  • Serial: Logic level TTL (+3.3V)
  • Power Input: +5v, ~1.2A max peak (at maximum transmit power)
  • GPIO: 6 General purpose IO (Digital, PWM/SBUS capable).

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