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XBee® ZB Adapters

ZigBee Adapters for Serial and USB Devices

  • Supports the ZigBee PRO feature set
  • ZigBee® wireless connectivity for RS232, 485, and USB devices
  • Compatible with XBee gateways and modules
  • Outdoor RF line-of-sight range up to 1 mile with XBee-PRO®
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ZigBee technology enables low-cost, low-power networking of sensors, controllers and other such devices in self-configuring, self-healing wireless mesh networks. Digi's XBee adapters are used to retrofit existing devices for ZigBee connectivity. Available with multiple interface options, these adapters deliver the benefits of ZigBee mesh networking off-the-shelf, without the development time required when using an embedded solution

Digi had the expertise to help us develop the strategy to bring the solution to market in the most efficient way. Now, it’s saving cities around the world hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.

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XBEE-PRO ZB ADAPTERS PART NUMBER  
XBee-PRO ZB USB adapter, internal wire antenna XA-Z14-CE1P-A BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO ZB USB adapter, internal wire antenna (International) XA-Z14-CE1P-W BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO RS-232 adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) XA-Z14-CS2PH-A BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO RS-232 adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) (International) XA-Z14-CS2PH-W BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO RS-485 adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) XA-Z14-CS3PH-A BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO RS-485 adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) (International) XA-Z14-CS3PH-W BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO DIO adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) XA-Z14-CS4PH-A BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO DIO adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) (International) XA-Z14-CS4PH-W BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO AIO adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) XA-Z14-CS5PH-A BUY ONLINE
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XBee-PRO AIO adapter, external RPSMA antenna included (9 - 30V) (International) XA-Z14-CS5PH-W BUY ONLINE
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SERVICE AND SUPPORT PART NUMBER  
RF Support Case Packs DG-TS-ESS-RF-1 BUY ONLINE
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RF Basics & Product Integration + Advanced Engineering Design (Two Days) XSP-PT-2 BUY ONLINE
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Integration, Optimization and Troubleshooting (Hourly) XSP-IOT-H BUY ONLINE
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Integration, Optimization and Troubleshooting (Daily) XSP-IOT-D BUY ONLINE
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RF Site Survey, Configuration and Setup (Hourly) XSP-SCS-H BUY ONLINE
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RF Site Survey, Configuration and Setup (Daily) XSP-SCS-D BUY ONLINE
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Advanced Engineering Design (One Day) XSP-PT-A1 BUY ONLINE
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RF Basics & Product Integration (One Day) XSP-PT-B1 BUY ONLINE
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Specifications XBee ZB XBee-PRO ZB
Performance
RF Data Rate 250 kbps
Indoor/Urban Range Up to 133 ft (40 m) Up to 300 ft (90 m) / 200 ft (60 m) Int’l variant
Outdoor/RF Line-of-Sight Range Up to 400 ft (120 m) Up to 2 miles (3200 m) / 5000 ft (1500 m) Int’l variant
Transmit Power 1.25 mW (+1 dBm) / 2 mW (+3 dBm) boost mode 63 mW (+18 dBm) Int’l version
Receiver Sensitivity (1% PER) -96 dBm in boost mode -102 dBm
Features
Antenna Type XBee ZB Adapters: Internal Antenna; XBee-PRO ZB Adapters: External RPSMA Antenna
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
Serial Data Interface RS-232 DB9M/DTE or RS-485 (6-position wire terminal block) switch selectable between RS-422 half-duplex,
RS-422 full duplex and RS-485
USB Data Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed (with ESD protection); connects to host via captive 1-meter cable
Analog IO (AIO) &
Digital IO (DIO)
6-position wire terminal block; Analog IO: 0 - 10V, 4 - 20 mA, or +/- 2VDC Differential;
Digital IO: Digital Input or sinking driver output
Networking & Security
Network Topologies Point-to-point, Point-to-multipoint, Mesh
Number of Channels 16 14
Spread Spectrum Type Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
Filtration Options PAN ID, 64-bit MAC, channel
Addressing 65,000 available addresses for each channel
Other
LEDs Power: Glows green when external power is supplied (not active when battery powered to limit power drain)
Associate: Blinks when unit is connected and associated on an RF network
Controls Device reset (internal push button); Identification (internal push button) – relays ID to gateway
Dimensions (L x W x H) & Weight RS-232, RS-485, AIO, DIO models: 3.60 in x 1.90 in x 1.20 in (9.14 cm x 4.82 cm x 3.04 cm) 2.29 oz (64.92 g)
USB models: 2.87 in x 1.80 in x 0.83 in (7.29 cm x 4.57 cm x 2.10 cm) 1.60 oz (45.36 g)
Operating Temperature -40° C to +70° C
Power Requirements
Input Voltage RS-232, RS-485, AIO, DIO models: 3.7-6VDC and 9-30 VDC
USB models: Bus powered (+5V)
Power Consumption USB: 70 mA (normal operation) /
200 uA (suspend mode)
USB: 70 mA Rx and 250 mA Tx (normal operation) / 200 uA (suspend mode)
Regulatory Approvals
Emissions FCC Part 15.247, IC, ETSI/CE, Telec, EN55022 (Class B)
Safety UL60950, CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60950
RoHS Yes

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