BT680E, Long Range BLE 5.0 Module with u.FL
BT680E uses Toshiba TC35680 SoCs. An u.FL connector is on board for external antenna. A host MCU can control module with HCI commands through UART interface. Standalone mode is supported with on-board flash.
BT680F: User’s application is stored in on-board flash and loaded into on-board RAM at booting-up for standalone operation. Fanstel’s AT command code is preloaded for legacy MCUs to upgrade to Bluetooth 5 features and longer range. Or, user can load other application codes.
BT680E offers the same features as BT680F. An u.FL connector for external antenna is installed instead of the integrated PCB trace antenna in BT680F.
BT680T operates in automobile temperature range. A host MCU sends HCI commands over UART interface to control module. With an external serial EEPROM, BT680T can operate in standalone mode.
BT680K offers the same features as BT680T except working in industrial, not automobile temperature range.
Bluetooth 5 Specifications
Three key features of Bluetooth 5 specs for Bluetooth 5 products:
2X bandwidth to support 2Mbps data rate.
4X range to provide coverage of an entire home or building.
8X broadcasting message length from 31 bytes to 255 bytes.
Bluetooth SIG CORE_v5.0 LE CODED PHY uses FEC (Forward Error Correction) codes, 8 or 2 symbols to represent 1 data bit, and 1 M Symbols per second (MSps) transmission rate. Effectively, the maximum data rate is 125 kbps when 8 symbols are used. This FEC coding allows receivers to receive much weaker signals and to increase range by 4 times.
BT680E with Bluetooth mesh stacks can be used with available WiFi to BLE gateway or BLE 5 USB dongle to connect to an IoT Cloud server.
Standalone or used with a host MCU by UART interface/HCI Commands
Bluetooth SIG certified BLE 5 stacks embedded in mask-ROM.
Toshiba SOC, built-in Cortex M0 processor
Bluetooth RF analog core, baseband digital core and integrated antenna
TX power: +8 dBm
Receiver sensitivity at 1Mbps: -96.5 dBm
Receiver sensitivity at 125 Kbps (coded PHY): -107 dBm
Bluetooth range: 900 meters at 125 Kbps, estimated.
Bluetooth range: 450 meters at 1Mbps, estimated.
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) V5 GATT profile with OTA (Over The Air) support.
Up to 17 General Purpose IOs to be configured by firmware:
SPI interface, I2C interface
UART interface, 9600bps to 921.6 Kbps
Up to 2 wake up interfaces
Up to 6 ADC channels (1 for internal monitoring of VDD).
Up to 4 PWM channels
On board 26 MHz main clock
External 32.768 kHz sleep clock
Operation voltage: 2.0V-3.6V
Peak current consumption, 11 mA; deep sleep mode, <0.1uA
An u.FL connector for external antenna,
Operation Temperature: -40oC to +85oC
Hybrid Castellated and LGA, 40 pins: pins. Easier prototyping, easier production.
Integrated shield to resist EMI
For volume discount and production lead time, please email Fanstel.