Synapse RF100PD6 with SMA Connector


25.00 USD
$25.00 ea.

Looking for 802.15.4 Zigbee-like device with smarts? XBee with more features? Check out Synapse modules! Small, low-power, 2.4 GHz plug-in transmitter-receiver modules, with an extended range up to three miles and power consumption as low as 2.5uA.

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The Synapse Wireless SNAP wireless data solution is the latest in intelligent wireless communication modules. Synapse takes 802.15.4 Zigbee/XBee style communication one step further, and makes it smart.

Synapse modules are microcontroller-based, and designed to inherently mesh together. The SNAP software lets you access every node in the network from a single point (base-station/microcontroller/PC equipped with module), and as they already have a microcontroller, these can be used stand-alone!

The modules themselves are reprogrammable, and use embedded Python as their programming language. These modules even make available the extra I/O, I2C, SPI, analog-to-digital converters and a timer for PWM! These are smart 802.15.4-based modules!


  • Model RF100PD6 (802.15.4 Protocol)
  • Maximum Range version, with RP-SMA connector
  • Maximum range performance: 1000ft Indoor range; 3 miles outdoor range (LOS)
  • 24 pins, with 19 general purpose I/O, 8 of which can be 10-bit A/D inputs
  • 2 UART ports (for control or transparent data communication)
  • Timer1 on Pin2 for PWM out
  • I2C communication (Pins 19, 20)
  • SPI communication (Pins 14, 15, 16)
  • 60k flash memory (20k available for user applications)
  • Embedded Python
  • Can be used stand-alone (no additional microcontroller required)
  • Low power mode of 2.5uA with internal timer running
  • Supply voltage: 2.7V~3.4V
  • Transmit Current: 110mA (Typ)
  • Receive Current: 65mA
  • Idle Current: 15mA
  • Sleep Current: 2.5uA
  • Socketable on 2mm spacing
  • 46.66mm x 33.86mm (1.837" x 1.333") overall dimensions
  • FCC certified on all 16 channels (2.4GHz)
  • Spread spectrum (DSSS) technology resists noisy environments
  • Note: Antenna not included


Synapse RF100PD6 with SMA Connector is also available in the following bundles:
Solarbotics Synapse SMA X-Change Bundle and
Solarbotics Synapse RF100PD6 SMA Coordinator Bundle

We added a handy Synapse Module Comparison Chart, click on thumbnail to view a pdf:

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