New CC2530-based BoosterPack from Anaren works with both MSP430 and Stellaris LaunchPad evaluation kits for fast time to market of new wireless connectivity designs
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) announced the full availability of a new ZigBee BoosterPack based on TI's CC2530 ZigBee system-on-chip (SoC) that enables developers to jumpstart their designs. The BoosterPack comes with the hardware and software needed for ZigBee development to quickly bring-up the ZigBee modem, create a network and send and receive packets. Developed, offered and supported by Anaren, Inc., the ZigBee BoosterPack (A2530E24A-LPZ) works with the MSP430 LaunchPad and Stellaris LaunchPad evaluation kits providing developers with more microcontroller (MCU) choices when adding ZigBee wireless connectivity to home gateway, smart meter, and lighting control applications.
To speed time to market of new 802.15.4 ZigBee designs, the BoosterPack comes with everything a developer needs to get started including:
Additionally, design assistance is available from Anaren and authorized AIR module distributors. Learn more about what is included and what you can do in this Anaren video.
The CC2530-based ZigBee BoosterPack will be demonstrated by Anaren at CES 2013. TI's solutions for ZigBee Smart Energy, ZigBee Home Automation and ZigBee Light Link standards will be showcased in the TI Village, North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Availability and price
The CC2530-based BoosterPack and modules are available now from Anaren authorized distributors. The BoosterPack will retail for around USD $100.
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