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This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale.

This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious. Please refer to the description to see if a replacement part is available.

limit of 5 per customer

Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this module, but check out the rest of our XBee selection! This page is for reference only.

Description: The XBee-PRO XSC RF module is a 900 MHz wireless solution designed for maximum range within the XBee footprint. Capable of point-to-point, peer-to-peer and point-to-multipoint networking, the XBee-PRO XSC is ideal for solutions where RF penetration and absolute transmission distance are paramount to the application.

As a member of the XBee family of RF products, the module is easy-to-use, shares a common footprint, and leverages Digi?s Drop-in Networking solutions including gateways and adapters. No configuration is necessary for out-of-the-box RF communications. The module?s default configuration supports a wide range of data system applications. Advanced configurations can be implemented using simple serial AT commands. XBee-PRO XSC modules are over-the-air compatible with certain variants of the XStream OEM RF module, specifically: X09-009, firmware version 42B5.

XBee-PRO XSC modules operate within the ISM 900 MHz frequency band. The modules are optimized for use in US and Canada.

Digi Part #: XBP09-XCUIT-009

Note: Due to recent flooding in Thailand and the subsequent damage to the Digi factories, there may be long lead times on all XBee products and shortages until they recover from the damage.

Note: Due to frequency restrictions in other countries, we can only ship these to the USA and Canada. Sorry world!

Features:

  • 3.3V @ 256mA
  • 9.6kbps Max data rate
  • 100 mW power output (up to 15 mile range!!)
  • U.FL antenna connector
  • Local or over-air configuration
  • AT command set
  • ISM 900 MHz operating frequency
  • Industrial (-40? C to +85? C) temperature rating
  • Fully FCC certified
  • Approved for use in the United States and Canada (no regulatory approvals for Europe Australia, or Japan)
  • Advanced networking and low-power modes supported

Documents:

Comments 7 comments

  • is the data rate good enough for simple video streaming?

  • I have an Xbee shield, XSC Xbee, and a 5V Arduino. I could receive cleanly, but anything sent was received as a zero (0x00).
    The diode on the DIN pin was the problem for me and many others.
    See these other forum posts:
    http://forum.sparkfun.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=21832
    http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum/index.php?topic=9790.0
    My solution was to replace the diode with a 100 ohm resistor. 500 ohm also worked.
    I prototyped a voltage divider to get 3.3V instead of 5V, but the XSC data sheet says it can handle up to 5.5V on DIN. So, I just used the resistor to limit the current.

  • Is the antenna required to get these working even over a short distance?
    Do you carry an antenna the would be suitable to get these working?
    had nothing but trouble so far where the other xbees and a breeze…
    thanks, matt

    • I’m not sure about a very short distance, but an antenna IS required. It uses a U.FL connector. Check the connector below to go from a U.FL to SMA and then look at our SMA antennas.

  • Does this unit require an additional antenna in order to be capable of the listed 15 mile range?
    Thanks!


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