Radiometrix : UHF FM receiver includes wide range RSSI

The Radiometrix RX3G is a PLL synthesiser based miniature PCB mounted UHF radio data receiver device. When used in conjunction with the manufacturer´s matching TX3B-869-64 transmitters it can facilitate the simple implementation of wireless infrastructure that is capable of supporting speeds of 64kbits/s and transmission ranges up to 75m in-building or 300m over open ground.

The device has a receive sensitivity of -102dBm at 1ppm BER for 64kbits/s operation and -108dBm sensitivity at 1ppm BER for 15kbits/s operation. It incorporates a wide range RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indicator) which measures the strength of an incoming signal over a range of approximately 50dB. This allows assessment of the link quality and available margin with which the network can operate, so that a judgment on what distances can be supported is easy for the engineer to make. It requires a regulated 5V supply with ripple content of less than 100mV peak-to-peak.

Available for operation in the 868.3, 869.5 and 869.85MHz European frequency bands, the product complies fully with both the EN 301 489-3 EMC (thanks to internal filtering) and EN 300 220-3 radio standards. It is suitable for one-to-one and multi-node wireless link topologies, and can be employed in a wide variety of applications, including automobile/building security, environmental monitoring, inventory tracking, remote industrial process control, and computer networking. Thanks to its compact dimensions (47.0×16.8×2.5mm) and low power requirements (current consumption typically only 10mA) the RX3G is optimised for use in portable, battery-powered wireless design such as handheld terminals.

About Radiometrix

Established in 1985 and headquartered in London, Radiometrix continues to be recognised as the leading global developer of narrow and wide band radio communication modules. Our diverse product range is suitable for a wide variety of licensed and licence-exempt ISM/SRD wireless applications, and is available worldwide through our global sales and distribution network.

For more information on the company, please visit our website:

Sales department :

Radiometrix Ltd,
Hartcran House,
231 Kenton Lane,
HA3 8RP,
Tel: +44 (0) 208-909-9595
Fax: +44 (0) 208-909-2233

Note: The above text is the public part of the press release obtained from the manufacturer (with minor modifications). EETimes Europe cannot be held responsible for the claims and statements made by the manufacturer. The text is intended as a supplement to the new product presentations in EETimes Europe magazine.

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