CC2538EM Reference Design


Design files


This 2.4 GHz RF Layout Reference Design demonstrates good decoupling and layout techniques for a low power RF device operating in the license free 2.4 GHz frequency band.

  • Recommended PCB layout for optimum performance
  • PCB stackup
  • RF decoupling
  • PCB antenna and SMA connector
  • Discrete balun design
  • Component types and values
  • Component manufacturers

Design files & products

Design files

Download ready-to-use system files to speed your design process.

TIDR187.PDF (36 K)

Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components

TIDR188.PDF (99 K)

Complete listing of design components, reference designators, and manufacturers/part numbers

SWRR113.ZIP (747 K)

Design file that contains information on physical board layer of design PCB


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Development kit

CC2538DK – CC2538 Development Kit

The CC2538 development kit provides a complete hardware performance test platform and generic software development environment for the ARM Cortex M3-based, IEEE 802.15.4 compliant CC2538 system-on-chip from Texas Instruments. The kit includes two CC2538 RF evaluation modules (CC2538EM), two general (...)

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CC2538EMK – CC2538 Evaluation Module Kit

The CC2538 Evaluation Module Kit is an add-on kit for the CC2538DK and it contains two CC2538 evaluation module boards. The CC2538 evaluation modules can be used as reference modules for hardware and software prototyping and for verifying the performance of the CC2538 RF IC. In combination with (...)

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