ThisXbee Explorer USB Shield is a simple to use, USB to serial base unit for the XBee line. 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 a mini USB cable, and you will have direct access to the serial and programming pins on the XBee unit.
note:Handles 3.3V regulation, signal conditioning, and basic activity indicators (Power, RSSI and DIN/DOUT activity LEDs)making it easier to work with XBee radios.
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PC connection to the XBee adapters directly through the USB cable, easy to configure XBee module or as a data transmission using. 2.54 has reserved space on the pin board for your convenience subsequent extensions.
FT232RL is a USB to serial chip, this chip is widely used in the SCM system without USB interface, expansion for USB port. Such as the well-known Arduino is also used this chip. This module is for XBee or BTBee link on PC design, through this module you can use a computer to control XBee or BTBee, without going through a microcontroller board.
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1.Product Name:XBee Explorer USB
4.Size:35 X 28 mm
5.Application Range:3.3V XBee
6.Character:Transmission with high baud rates, stable performance, compatible with all XBee modules