Roving Networks RN41-XV Class 2 Bluetooth - XBee Compatible


29.95 USD
$29.95 ea.

Easily add Class 2 Bluetooth to any of your Xbee enabled projects! This module allows your project to be up to 100 meters away.

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The RN42XV is a small form factor, low power Bluetooth radio module offering plug-in compatibility for the widely used 2 x 10 (2mm) socket typically used for 802.15.4 radio modules. This module supports multiple interface protocols, is simple to design in, and is fully certified, making it a complete embedded Bluetooth solution.  With its high-performance, on-chip antenna and support for Bluetooth EDR, the RN41 delivers up to a 3 Mbps data rate for distances up to 100 meters.


  • Fully certified Bluetooth® module, supports version 2.1 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
  • Backwards-compatible with Bluetooth version 2.0, 1.2, and 1.1
  • Pin compatible with widely used 2 x 10 (2mm) socket typically used for 802.15.4 applications
  • Low power:  30 mA connected, < 10 mA sniff mode
  • UART (SPP or HCI) and USB (HCI only) data connection interfaces
  • Sustained SPP data rates: 240 Kbps (slave), 300 Kbps (master)
  • HCI data rates: 1.5 Mbps sustained, 3.0 Mbps burst in HCI mode
  • Embedded Bluetooth stack profiles included (requires no host stack): GAP, SDP, RFCOMM, and L2CAP protocols, with SPP, HID and DUN profile support
  • Bluetooth SIG certified
  • Certifications: FCC, IC, CE
  • Environmentally friendly, RoHS compliant
  • 2 antenna options available:  Chip antenna (RN41XVC-I/RM) and U.FL connector for external antenna (RN41XVU-I/RM)


  • Bluetooth replacement for 802.15.4 modules
  • Cable replacement
  • Barcode scanners/readers
  • Measurement and monitoring systems
  • Industrial sensors and controls
  • Medical devices
  • Computer accessories
  • Asset tracking


Bluetooth Versions

2.1 + EDR, 2.0, 1.2, 1.1

Data rate

With onboard stack: 300Kbps: HCI mode: 1.5Mbps sustained, 3Mbps burst

Frequency Band

2.412 - 2.484 GHz

Modulation Techniques

FHSS/GFSK modulation, 79 channels at 1MHz intervals



Supply voltage

3.3V ± 10%

Output power

+15 dBm

Power consumption

Standby/Idle 25 mA : Connected (normal mode) 30 mA : Connected (low power Sniff) 8 mA : Standby/Idle (Deep sleep enabled) 250 µA

Operating temperature range

-40C to +85C


UART, USB, Bluetooth


Chip or U.FL connector


0.96" x 1.15"


5.5 grams


FCC, IC, CE, Bluetooth SIG

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