RN-42 Bluetooth Evaluation Kit

RN-42 Bluetooth Evaluation Kit

RN-42 Bluetooth Evaluation Kit


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RN-42 Bluetooth Evaluation Kit.
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Brand: Microchip

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The RN-42-EK is a fully certified Class 2 Bluetooth evaluation kit for the RN42 module. It has the flexibility to connect directly to a PC via a standard USB interface or to embedded processors through the TTL UART interface. The status LEDs, switches, and signal headers enable rapid prototyping and integration into existing systems.


RN42-EK Evaluation Module

  • RN42 Bluetooth module
  • USB-UART serial interface
  • Mini USB socket
  • DIP switches for: Default Baudrate, Auto Discovery, Auto Master and Factory Reset
  • 2 x Status LEDs
  • GPIO header pads
  • Programming header pads
  • On-board +3.3V regulator
  • Powered from USB socket
  • Dimensions: 44 x 24 x 13mm

RN42 Class 2 Bluetooth module

  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) transceiver module
  • Backwards-compatible with Bluetooth 2.0, 1.2 and 1.1
  • RF Frequency Range: 2.402 to 2.480GHz with 79 channels
  • Modulation: GFSK with FHSS
  • RF Output Power: +4dBm
  • Receiver Sensitivity: -80dBm
  • Host communication: serial UART with RTS/CTS flow control
  • Sustained SPP data rates: 240kbps (slave), 300kbps (master)
  • Embedded Bluetooth stack: GAP, SDP, RFCOMM and L2CAP protocols, with SPP and DUN profiles
  • AES-128 encryption
  • PCB antenna
  • Power supply: +3.0V to +3.6Vdc
  • Operating temperature range: -40 to +85°C


Cable replacement, Barcode scanners, Measurement & monitoring systems, Industrial sensors & controls, Medical devices

Package Contents
  • RN42 Evaluation Board
  • USB cable

Additional information

Weight 138 g



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