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Retired Product

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.

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Description: Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this device. This page is for reference only.

The nRF24AP1 is an ultra-low power single-chip radio transceiver with embedded ANT protocol for personal area networks. The transceiver?s RF operating frequency range falls within the world-wide 2.4-2.5 GHz RF ISM band, allowing for regulatory compliance and product sales into global markets.

The nRF24AP1 is a combination of the nRF2401A with a masked in protocol called ‘ANT’, and a simple to use serial interface. This transceiver IC is capable of talking to various wireless products that utilize the ANT protocol such as heart rate straps, bicycle computers, tachometers, and more!


  • Integrated PAN (Personal Area Network)
  • Drop in wireless networking with simple serial interface
  • 2.4GHz worldwide ISM band
  • Ultra-low power (coin cell battery)
  • Fully scaleable
  • Broadcast, acknowledged or burst data
  • Message rates 0.5Hz -> 200Hz (8byte data payload)
  • Burst transfer rates up to 20kbps (true data throughput)
  • Public and private networks
  • 1 Mbps RF data rate
  • 125 RF channels


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