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The CC1120 development kit provides a complete hardware performance testing and software development platform for TI's Sub-1 GHz Performance Line devices. The development kit comes with a pre-programmed packet error rate test. RF range and robustness can be tested with different RF settings, and power consumption can be measured easily. This kit supports 868MHz and 915MHz. Additionald Evaluation Module Kits can be purchased separately to support other frequencies.

The kit includes the SmartRF Transceiver Evaluation board (TrxEB), which has a number of useful features for development of prototype software, as well as USB connectivity making it possible to connect the board to a PC and control the radio from SmartRF Studio. In short, the TrxEB includes

  • MSP430F5438 MCU
  • USB interface
  • 128 x 64 dot matrix LCD
  • 3 axis digital accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor

The software examples provided with the kit can be used as a basis for working with the Transceiver Evaluation Board and the connected radio.

Kit contents:

  • 2 x SmartRF Transceiver EB (TrxEB)
  • 2 x CC1120EM 868/915 MHz
  • 2 x Pulse Antennas
  • 1 x MSP430 Debug Probe (FET)
  • 2 x Micro USB Cables
  • 1 x Standard USB Cable
  • 1 x 14-pin Flat Cable
  • 4 x 1.5 Volt AA Batteries
  • Documentation

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Technical Documents
Application Notes (2)
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Multiple Files   05 Dec 2012 423
PDF 596 08 Aug 2011 4,452
User Guides (2)
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PDF 1864 02 May 2013 963
PDF 3489 10 Feb 2012 782
White Papers (3)
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PDF 779 28 Oct 2014 8,571
PDF 393 27 Jun 2014 9,992
PDF 749 08 Mar 2014 2,490
More Literature (1)
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PDF 1627 12 Jan 2012 314

Software (2)

Development Tools (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SmartRF Studio  SMARTRFTM-STUDIO  Calculation Tools 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (5)

Name Part Number Tool Type
CC1120 Evaluation Module Kit 169MHz  CC1120EMK-169  Daughter Cards 
CC1120 Evaluation Module Kit 420-470MHz  CC1120EMK-420-470  Daughter Cards 
CC1120 Evaluation Module Kit 868-915MHz  CC1120EMK-868-915  Daughter Cards 
CC1120 Evaluation Module Kit 955MHz  CC1120EMK-955  Daughter Cards 
CC1121 Evaluation Module Kit 868-915MHz  CC1121EMK-868-915  Daughter Cards 

Reference Designs (4)

Name Part Number Tool Type
CC1120EM 169 MHz Reference Design  CC1120EM-169-RD  TI Designs
CC1120EM 420/470 MHz Reference Design  CC1120EM-420-470-RD  Reference Designs 
CC1120EM 868/915 MHz Reference Design  CC1120EM-868-915-RD  TI Designs
CC1120EM 955 MHz Reference Design  CC1120EM-955-RD  Reference Designs 

TI Devices (4)

Part Number Name Product Family
CC1120  High Performance RF Transceiver for Narrowband Systems  Wireless Connectivity 
CC1121  High Performance Low Power RF Transceiver  Wireless Connectivity 
CC1125  Ultra-High Performance RF Narrowband Transceiver  Wireless Connectivity 
CC1175  High Performance RF Transmitter for Narrowband Systems  Wireless Connectivity 
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