This is a simple to use, RS232 to the serial base unit for the XBee line of products. This unit works with all XBee modules including the Series 1 and Series 2.5, standard and Pro version. Plug the unit into the XBee Explorer, attach an RS232 cable, attach a USB cable to power the board and you will have direct access to the serial and programming pins on the XBee unit. The board also supports DTR communication so you can reprogram and configure the XBee unit.
XBee Explorer RS232 takes care of the 3.3V regulation, 3V3 <-> 5V level conversion, signal conditioning, and basic activity indicators (Power, RSSI, and DIN/DOUT activity LEDs). It translates the 5V signals to 3.3V and vise versa. All XBee pins are brought out at 2.54mm berg strip to make it available for breadboard lovers also.
The XBee Explorer RS232 will help you reduce a lot of hassles normally facing to implement Xbee Network. The module can be powered from USB Port as well as DC Adapter. The use of a USB power port helps us to avoid bulky external Adapter.
- Compatible with all XBee modules & other modules with the same footprint
- Built-in 3V3 Voltage regulator
- Onboard 3V3 <->5V level converter
- Status LEDs ( RX,TX,RSSI,Power)
- XBee Pins available at 2.54mm berg strip
- USB and DC Adapter Power option
1 x XBee Explorer RS232