Overview

The compact AC4868-250 868MHz transceiver can replace miles of cable in harsh industrial environments. Using field-proven technology which needs no additional CE licensing in Europe, OEMs can easily make existing systems wireless with little or no RF expertise. The AC4868-250 is a member of Laird's ConnexRF OEM transceiver family. The AC4868-250 is designed for integration into OEM systems operating under European ETSI regulations for the 868 - 870 MHz band.

Specifications

Wireless Specification
900 MHz FHSS
Antenna Options
MMCX Connector
Antenna Type
MMCX Antenna
Connector Type
SDIO
Dimension (Height - mm)
5.08 mm
Dimension (Length - mm)
48.26 mm
Dimension (Width - mm)
41.91 mm
Frequency
868 - 870
Interface (Serial)
Serial Interface Options: TTL serial RS232, Max. data rate: 57.6
Logical Interfaces
20-Pin Mini Connector
Output Power
250mW
Power Consumption (Rx)
36
Power Consumption (Tx)
240
Protocols
FHSS Wireless Protocol
Safety Standards
Meets all safety and emissions requirements but requires separation from the end-user to adhere to safety standards.
Security
One-byte system ID
Transmit Power (Max)
N/A
Voltage
Pin 10: 3.3-5.5V ± 50mV ripple, Pin 11: 3.3V ±3%, ± 100mV ripple
Weight
.741 oz (21 g)
Part NumberAntenna OptionsAntenna TypeConnectorDimension (Height - mm)Dimension (Length - mm)Dimension (Width - mm)Frequency Range (Max)Frequency Range (Min)Input PowerLogical InterfacesOS/SoftwareOperating HumidityOutput PowerPower Consumption (Rx)Power Consumption (Tx)Product TypeProtocolsReceive SensitivitySecurityStorage HumiditySystem ArchitectureTechnologyWeightWireless Specification
AC4868
AC4868
End of Life (EOL)
MMCX Connector External 20-Pin Mini Connector 5.08 mm48.26 mm41.91 mm870 MHz868 MHz3.3 - 5V UART Configuration and Test Software 10% - 90% 250mW 36 mA 240 mA Embedded Module FHSS Wireless Protocol -103 dBm One-byte system ID 10% - 90% Hosted Proprietary RF (9xx MHz) .741 oz (21 g) 900 MHz FHSS

Documentation

Name Part Type Last Updated
Application Note - Enabling the Security Pane in the RAMP Configuration Utility All Application Note 03/01/2019
RoHS 3 - Bluetooth All Certification 01/04/2022

FAQ

What is Laird Connectivity's product lifecycle EOL and PCN policy?

Laird Connectivity is committed to the long-term supply of all its standard embedded wireless modules and packaged products. Laird Connectivity’s products are specifically designed to meet the needs of the industrial and medical markets, which typically require 7 – 10 years product lifecycle. Although Laird Connectivity can’t guarantee that a component used in our products will not be obsoleted and cannot be reasonably substituted, Laird Connectivity can assure customers we will continue to sell our product when we have customer demand and can obtain the necessary components to build our products.

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