Second Generation System-on-Chip Solution for 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 / RF4CE / ZigBee - CC2530

CC2530 (ACTIVE)

Second Generation System-on-Chip Solution for 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 / RF4CE / ZigBee

Description

The CC2530 is a true system-on-chip (SoC) solution for IEEE 802.15.4, Zigbee and RF4CE applications. It enables robust network nodes to be built with very low total bill-of-material costs. The CC2530 combines the excellent performance of a leading RF transceiver with an industry-standard enhanced 8051 MCU, in-system programmable flash memory, 8-KB RAM, and many other powerful features. The CC2530 comes in four different flash versions: CC2530F32/64/128/256, with 32/64/128/256 KB of flash memory, respectively. The CC2530 has various operating modes, making it highly suited for systems where ultralow power consumption is required. Short transition times between operating modes further ensure low energy consumption.

Combined with the industry-leading and golden-unit-status ZigBee protocol stack (Z-Stack) from Texas Instruments, the CC2530F256 provides a robust and complete ZigBee solution.

Combined with the golden-unit-status RemoTI stack from Texas Instruments, the CC2530F64 and higher provide a robust and complete ZigBee RF4CE remote-control solution.

Features

  • RF/Layout
    • 2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Compliant RF Transceiver
    • Excellent Receiver Sensitivity and Robustness to Interference
    • Programmable Output Power Up to 4.5 dBm
    • Very Few External Components
    • Only a Single Crystal Needed for Asynchronous Networks
    • 6-mm × 6-mm QFN40 Package
    • Suitable for Systems Targeting Compliance With Worldwide Radio-
      Frequency Regulations: ETSI EN 300 328 and EN 300 440 (Europe),
      FCC CFR47 Part 15 (US) and ARIB STD-T-66 (Japan)
  • Low Power
    • Active-Mode RX (CPU Idle): 24 mA
    • Active Mode TX at 1 dBm (CPU Idle): 29 mA
    • Power Mode 1 (4 µs Wake-Up): 0.2 mA
    • Power Mode 2 (Sleep Timer Running): 1 µA
    • Power Mode 3 (External Interrupts): 0.4 µA
    • Wide Supply-Voltage Range (2 V–3.6 V)
  • Microcontroller
    • High-Performance and Low-Power 8051 Microcontroller Core
      With Code Prefetch
    • 32-, 64-, 128-, or 256-KB In-System-Programmable Flash
    • 8-KB RAM With Retention in All Power Modes
    • Hardware Debug Support
  • Peripherals
    • Powerful Five-Channel DMA
    • Integrated High-Performance Op-Amp and Ultralow-Power Comparator
    • IEEE 802.15.4 MAC Timer, General-Purpose Timers
      (One 16-Bit, Two 8-Bit)
    • IR Generation Circuitry
    • 32-kHz Sleep Timer With Capture
    • CSMA/CA Hardware Support
    • Accurate Digital RSSI/LQI Support
    • Battery Monitor and Temperature Sensor
    • 12-Bit ADC With Eight Channels and Configurable Resolution
    • AES Security Coprocessor
    • Two Powerful USARTs With Support for Several Serial Protocols
    • 21 General-Purpose I/O Pins
      (19 × 4 mA, 2 × 20 mA)
    • Watchdog Timer
  • Development Tools
    • CC2530 Development Kit
    • CC2530 ZigBee Development Kit
    • CC2530 RemoTI Development Kit for RF4CE
    • SmartRF Software
    • Packet Sniffer
    • IAR Embedded Workbench Available
  • APPLICATIONS
    • 2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Systems
    • RF4CE Remote Control Systems (64-KB Flash and Higher)
    • ZigBee Systems (256-KB Flash)
    • Home/Building Automation
    • Lighting Systems
    • Industrial Control and Monitoring
    • Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Health Care

RemoTI, SmartRF, Z-Stack are trademarks of Texas Instruments.
IAR Embedded Workbench is a trademark of IAR Systems AB.
ZigBee is a registered trademark of the ZigBee Alliance.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Parametrics Compare all products in Wireless Microcontrollers

 
I2S
CPU Processing Power Consumption (uA/MHz)
Key Applications
FRAM (KB)
ROM (KB)
EEPROM (KB)
Frequency (MHz)
Flash (KB)
SRAM (kB)
GPIO
I2C
SPI
UART
ADC
Timers - 16-bit
Timers - 32-bit
Min VCC
Max VCC
Standby Power (LPM3-uA)
Wakeup time from standby (us)
Additional Features
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Package Group
Approx. Price (US$)
RF standard supported
Standard version
Data Rate (Max) (kbps)
CPU Core
Security
Wake-on radio
Estimated Package Size (WxL) (mm2)
Antenna Connection
RX Current (Lowest) (mA)
Frequency Bands (MHz)
CC2530 CC2531 CC2533
0     0     0    
See data sheet     See data sheet     See data sheet    
2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Systems
RF4CE Remote Control Systems (64-KB Flash and Higher)
ZigBee Systems (256-KB Flash)
Home/Building Automation
Lighting Systems
Industrial Control and Monitoring
Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks
Consumer Electronics
Health Care    
2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4
ZigBee    
ZigBee RF4CE Remote Control Target and Device
2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Systems Based on TIMAC or SimpliciTI™ Network Protocol
Consumer Electronics
Electronic Shelf Labeling    
N/A     N/A     N/A    
See data sheet        
N/A     N/A     N/A    
24     24     24    
Up to 256     Up to 256     Up to 96    
8     8     Up to 6    
21     19     23    
0     0     1    
1     1     1    
1     1     1    
12-bit, 8 channel     12-bit, 8 channel     N/A    
1     1     1    
0     0     0    
2     2     2    
3.6     3.6     3.6    
0.4     0.4     0.4    
500     500     600    
N/A     USB     N/A    
-40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125    
VQFN     VQFN     VQFN    
2.75 | 1ku     3.20 | 1ku     2.55 | 1ku    
ZigBee
6LoWPAN
802.15.4 MAC    
ZigBee
6LoWPAN
802.15.4 MAC    
2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4
ZigBee    
See software section of product page     See software section of product page     See software section of product page    
250     250     250    
8051     8051     8051    
128-bit AES     128-bit AES     128-bit AES    
No     No     No    
40VQFN: 6 x 6: 36 mm2     40VQFN: 6 x 6: 36 mm2     40VQFN: 6 x 6: 36 mm2    
Yes     Yes     Yes    
20.5     20.0     20.0    
2394-2507     2394-2507     2394-2507    

Companion parts

Part # Name Product Family Comments
CC2592   2.4 GHz Range Extender   Wireless Connectivity - 6LoWPAN     A cost-effective and high-performance range extender for low-power and low-voltage 2.4-GHz wireless applications that increases the link budget and output power while keeping a low-noise figure for improved receiver sensitivity.
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