SparkFun XBee Explorer Regulated

50828

9.95 USD
Qty
Price
1
$9.95 ea.
10+
$8.96 ea.

The XBee Explorer Regulated takes care of the 3.3V regulation, signal conditioning, and basic activity indicators (Power, RSSI and DIN/DOUT activity LEDs). This makes it SO much easier to start playing with XBee!


Description [Hide]

The XBee module is an amazing little device. Robust wireless communication, long range, hard-to-use pin spacing (Wait...what?). Well, it's true! Fortunately, the SparkFun XBee Explorer Regulated makes the XBee module so much nicer to use, by managing the  3.3V power regulation, signal conditioning, and adds LED activity indicators (for power, RSSI and DIN/DOUT). It also level-shifts 5V signals to match the 3.3V the XBee expects!

The board was conveniently designed to mate directly with Arduino Pro boards and with the FTDI Basic boards for wireless bootloading (yaaay SparkFun!) and USB based configuration.

This unit works with all XBee modules including the Series 1 and Series 2.5, standard and Pro versions. Plug an XBee into this breakout and you will have direct access to the serial and programming pins on the XBee unit and will be able to power the XBee with 5V.

Note - you only get the adapter board itself - no XBee module is included (sold separately!)

Resources:

Documentation [Hide]

You Might Also Like [Hide]

51730

XBee-PRO Module - 60mW Wire Antenna

The low-power XBee 802.15.4 and extended-range XBee-PRO 802.15.4 use the IEEE 802.15.4 networking protocol for fast point-to-multipoint or peer-to-peer networking.

$38.45 USD

50640

SparkFun XBee Explorer USB

This is a simple to use, USB to serial base unit for the XBee line.

$24.95 USD

51710

XBee Module - 1mW Wire Antenna

The low-power XBee 802.15.4 and extended-range XBee-PRO 802.15.4 use the IEEE 802.15.4 networking protocol for fast point-to-multipoint or peer-to-peer networking.

$23.45 USD

50725

Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz

You need to wedge an Arduino into a really tiny spot? Simple - just use a SMD '328 IC. Oh... you want a reset, and voltage regulator too? Why didn't you say so!

$9.95 USD

MPin12-2mm

2mm Pin Strip Single Row Header - 12 per

Male Strip - 12 per Strip, gold flash on 2mm spacing

$1.00 USD

39252

Solarbotics Synapse-XBee Adapter Kit

Ever want to change the species of your RF modules? Now you can evolve your XBees into Synapses! Well that doesn't really make sense but, hey, it doesn't change the fact that you can now do it with this kit!

$7.50 USD

51045

Pololu Wixel Shield for Arduino

This Arduino shield interfaces the Pololu Wixel wireless modules to your Arduino-compatible project, enabling simple wireless programming, debugging, and control using standard Arduino software.

$12.95 USD

27106

XBee Connector Pack

Includes all the components you need to plug the XBee Board into your Make Controller, and interface with sensors and actuators directly.

$8.00 USD

PP2-50

50-Series Push Pogo Pin - 4-Sided Point

This smaller, 16.4mm long cone-tipped pogo/probe ping is normally used for electronic JTAG uses, but we use them for bots!

$1.50 USD

35250

Parallax Board of Education Shield (for Arduino)

Parallax has added Arduino to the popular "Board of Education" system. This shield allows for convenient breadboard prototyping and servo ports with your Arduino, with no soldering required. It'll also give you easy access to Parallax's breadboard-friendly sensors and accessories.

$39.99 USD

Currency


Login

Email:

Password:

Remember Me

Forgot Your Password?

Don't Have an Account?
Sign Up!