Microchip AT86RF231-ZU, RF Transceiver IC 2405MHz to 2480MHz 32-Pin QFN

  • RS Stock No. 127-6608
  • Mfr. Part No. AT86RF231-ZU
  • Manufacturer Microchip
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Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
Product Details

AT86RF23x 2.4GHz RF Transceivers

These AT86RF23x low-power 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 compliant transceivers are designed for both industrial and consumer high data rate applications.

RF Frequency range: 2405 to 2480MHz
RF Output Power: up to +4dBm (AT86RF233), up to +3dBm (AT86RF231)
Receiver Sensitivity: -101dBm @ 250kbps, 1% PER
Modulation: O-QPSK with 2000kchip/sec DSSS
Supports Frequency hopping (FHSS)
OTA data rate: up to 2Mbps
FCS generation/checking and Clear Channel Assessment
RSSI measurement, Energy Detection and Link Quality Indication
Automated acknowledgement, CSMA-CA and retransmission
Automatic address filtering
Supports Rx antenna diversity
AES-128 security module
True Random Number Generator (TRNG)
128-byte Tx/Rx FIFO data buffer
Host communication: serial SPI
Battery monitor
Various low-power operation modes
Power supply: +1.8V to +3.6Vdc
Operating temperature range: -40 to +85°C
The AT86RF231 is IEEE 802.15.4-2006 compliant for ZigBee, 6LoWPAN, RF4CE, SP100 & WirelessHART systems
The AT86RF233 is IEEE 802.15.4-2011 compliant for ZigBee, 6LoWPAN & RF4CE systems
Applications: Home & Building Automation, Lighting Systems
, Wireless sensor networks, local communication for the Internet of Things (IoT)

RS Product Codes
696-3367 AT86RF231-ZU
769-2687 AT86RF233-ZU



Attribute Value
Number of Operating Bands 1
Maximum Operating Band 1 Frequency 2480MHz
Minimum Operating Band 1 Frequency 2405MHz
Height 1mm
Data Rate 2Mbit/s
Modulation Technique O-QPSK
Maximum Operating Supply Voltage 3.6 V
Minimum Operating Supply Voltage 1.8 V
Maximum Operating Temperature +85 °C
Minimum Operating Temperature -40 °C
Mounting Type Surface Mount
Width 5mm
Pin Count 32
Package Type QFN
Dimensions 5 x 5 x 1mm
Length 5mm
Technology IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee
248 In stock for delivery within 7 working day(s)
Price (ex. GST) Each (In a Pack of 2)
$ 5.105
(exc. GST)
$ 5.871
(inc. GST)
Per unit
Per Pack*
2 - 8
10 - 48
50 - 498
500 - 998
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