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Parallax Bluetooth 2.0 Module

Frys#: 7580706 Model: 30086-RT
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The RN-42 Bluetooth Module provides a reliable low-cost method for creating a wireless serial communication interface between two devices such as a microcontroller, PC, cell phone or another module. This module can pair up with devices supporting Bluetooth SPP (Serial Port Profile) to establish a serial interface. The RN-42 Bluetooth Module is breadboard friendly and is compatible with all 5 V and 3.3 V microcontroller platforms.

Detailed Description
(Manufacturer # 30086-RT )

Key Features:

  • Fully qualified Bluetooth 2.1/2.0/1.2/1.1 module provides compatibility with many devices
  • Low power consumption for long-lasting battery powered projects
  • Auto-connect/discovery/pairing modes make connecting to other modules easy
  • LED indicators provide visual status of connection/mode
  • Voltage jumper selects for use with 5 V and 3.3 V microcontrollers

Application Ideas:

  • Remote control a robot via PC, cell phone or another microcontroller
  • Measurement and monitoring systems
  • Industrial sensors and controls
  • Cable replacement (wireless serial interface)
  • Specifications:

    • 2 x 7 dual row male header with 0.1" spacing
    • Jumper selectable default baud rates: 9.6 or 115.2 Kbps
    • Command-configurable baud rate from 1.2 to 921 Kbps
    • Range: ~ 35?50 feet line of sight indoors*
    • Voltage requirements: 5.0 VDC or 3.3 VDC
    • Current requirements: ~5 mA sleep; ~15 mA idle; ~20 mA transmit; ~50mA max
    • Communication: 5V/3.3V asynchronous serial interface with RTS/CTS flow control from 1.2?921 Kbps
    • Dimensions: 2.33" x 1.16" x 0.45" in (59.18 x 29.46 x 11.43 mm)
    • Operating temp range: -40 to +185 °F (-40 to +85 °C)
      • Notes:

        • This device supports Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP). When connecting to another device please be sure your device supports SPP as well.
        • Operating throughput and range may vary depending on environmental circumstances and RF interference.
        • Please note that this product is not backwards compatible with the retired Easy Bluetooth module.

Brand Parallax
Condition New
UPC 644890300866
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