CC2650MODA (ACTIVE)

SimpleLink™ Bluetooth® low energy Wireless MCU Module

 

To use the software examples and the CC2650 Module BoosterPack, you also need a MSP432 LaunchPad kit. A bundle of the two EVMs is available.

Description

The SimpleLink™ CC2650MODA device is a wireless microcontroller (MCU) module that targets Bluetooth® low energy applications. The CC2650MODA device can also run ZigBee® and 6LoWPAN and ZigBee RF4CE™ remote control applications.

The module is based on the SimpleLink CC2650 wireless MCU, a member of the CC26xx family of cost-effective, ultra-low-power, 2.4-GHz RF devices. Very-low active RF and MCU current and low-power mode current consumption provide excellent battery lifetime and allow for operation on small coin-cell batteries and in energy-harvesting applications.

The CC2650MODA module contains a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 processor that runs at 48 MHz as the main processor and a rich peripheral feature set that includes a unique ultra-low-power sensor controller. This sensor controller is good for interfacing with external sensors or for collecting analog and digital data autonomously while the rest of the system is in sleep mode. Thus, the CC2650MODA device is good for applications within a wide range of products including industrial, consumer electronics, and medical devices.

The CC2650MODA module is pre-certified for operation under the regulations of the FCC, IC, ETSI, and ARIB. These certifications save significant cost and effort for customers when integrating the module into their products.

The Bluetooth low energy controller and the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC are embedded in the ROM and are partly running on a separate ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor. This architecture improves overall system performance and power consumption and makes more flash memory available.

The Bluetooth low energy software stack (BLE-Stack) and the ZigBee software stack (Z-Stack™) are available free of charge.

Features

  • Microcontroller
    • Powerful ARM® Cortex®-M3
    • EEMBC CoreMark® Score: 142
    • Up to 48-MHz Clock Speed
    • 128KB of In-System Programmable Flash
    • 8KB of SRAM for Cache
    • 20KB of Ultra-Low-Leakage SRAM
    • 2-Pin cJTAG and JTAG Debugging
    • Supports Over-The-Air (OTA) Upgrade
  • Ultra-Low-Power Sensor Controller
    • Can Run Autonomous From the Rest of the System
    • 16-Bit Architecture
    • 2KB of Ultra-Low-Leakage SRAM for
      Code and Data
  • Efficient Code Size Architecture, Placing Drivers, Bluetooth® low energy Controller, IEEE® 802.15.4 Medium Access Control (MAC), and Bootloader in ROM
  • Integrated Antenna
  • Peripherals
    • All Digital Peripheral Pins Can Be Routed to Any GPIO
    • Four General-Purpose Timer Modules
      (8 × 16-Bit or 4 × 32-Bit Timer, PWM Each)
    • 12-Bit ADC, 200-ksamples/s, 8-Channel
      Analog MUX
    • Continuous Time Comparator
    • Ultra-Low-Power Analog Comparator
    • Programmable Current Source
    • UART
    • 2 × SSI (SPI, MICROWIRE, TI)
    • I2C
    • I2S
    • Real-Time Clock (RTC)
    • AES-128 Security Module
    • True Random Number Generator (TRNG)
    • 15 GPIOs
    • Support for Eight Capacitive Sensing Buttons
    • Integrated Temperature Sensor
  • External System
    • On-Chip Internal DC-DC Converter
    • No External Components Needed, Only Supply Voltage
  • Low Power
    • Wide Supply Voltage Range
      • Operation from 1.8 to 3.8 V
    • Active-Mode RX: 6.2 mA
    • Active-Mode TX at 0 dBm: 6.8 mA
    • Active-Mode TX at +5 dBm: 9.4 mA
    • Active-Mode MCU: 61 µA/MHz
    • Active-Mode MCU: 48.5 CoreMark/mA
    • Active-Mode Sensor Controller:
      0.4 mA + 8.2 µA/MHz
    • Standby: 1 µA (RTC Running and RAM/CPU Retention)
    • Shutdown: 100 nA (Wake Up on External Events)
  • RF Section
    • 2.4-GHz RF Transceiver Compatible With Bluetooth low energy (BLE) 4.2 Specification and IEEE 802.15.4 PHY and MAC
    • Excellent Receiver Sensitivity (–97 dBm for Bluetooth low energy and –100 dBm for 802.15.4), Selectivity, and Blocking Performance
    • Programmable Output Power up to +5 dBm
    • Pre-certified for Compliance With Worldwide Radio Frequency Regulations
      • ETSI RED (Europe)
      • IC (Canada)
      • FCC (USA)
      • ARIB STD-T66 (Japan)
      • JATE (Japan)
  • Tools and Development Environment
    • Full-Feature and Low-Cost Development Kits
    • Multiple Reference Designs for Different RF Configurations
    • Packet Sniffer PC Software
    • Sensor Controller Studio
    • SmartRF™ Studio
    • SmartRF Flash Programmer 2
    • IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM
    • Code Composer Studio™

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Throughput (Max) (Mbps)
CC2650MODA
Bluetooth low energy
Multi-standard   
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Wireless MCU   
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