XBee-PRO® 868

Long-Range RF Module for Europe

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  • 868 MHz short-range device G3 band for Europe
  • No configuration needed for out-of-the-box RF communications
  • Common XBee® footprint for a variety of RF modules
  • Outdoor RF line-of-sight range up to 80 km
  • Simple to use peer-to-peer or point-to-multipoint topology
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XBee-PRO 868 modules are long-range embedded RF modules providing end-point device connectivity for European applications. Supporting RF line-of-sight distances up to 80 km, these modules are ideal for challenging wireless environments where RF penetration and transmission distance are critical to the application.

As a member of the XBee family of RF products, these modules are easy-to-use, share a common hardware footprint, and are fully interoperable with other XBee products utilizing the same technology. XBee products are a part of Digi's unsurpassed range of Drop-in Networking solutions, offering users seamless wireless communication between devices.

  • XCTU is free and compatible with Windows, MacOS and Linux.
  • Simple wireless network configuration and architecture.
  • Simple development tool for quickly building XBee API frames.
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Platform XBee-PRO 868
RF Data Rate 24 Kbps (limited to 10% duty cycle)
Indoor/Urban Range Up to 1800 ft (550 m)
Outdoor/RF Line-of-Sight Range Up to 25 miles (40 km) with dipole antenna
Up to 10 miles (16 km) with dipole antenna (13.7 dBm) - Italy only
Transmit Power 1 mW (0 dBm) to 315 mW (+25 dBm)
Receiver Sensitivity (1% PER) -112 dBm
Serial Data Interface 3.3V CMOS Serial UART
Configuration Method API and AT commands
Frequency Band 868 MHz ISM
Interference Immunity Multiple transmissions, acknowledgements
Serial Data Rate 1.2 Kbps to 230.4 Kbps (nonstandard rates available)
ADC Inputs 6 (10-bit)
Digital I/O 13
Antenna Options Wired Whip, U.FL connector, RPSMA connector
Networking & Security
Encryption 128-bit AES
Reliable Packet Delivery Retries/Acknowledgments
Addressing Options Network ID, 64-bit address
Channels Single channel
Power Requirements
Supply Voltage 3.0 – 3.6 VDC
Transmit Current 500 mA typical at 3.3V (800 mA max)
Receive Current 65 mA typical
Power-Down Current 55 uA
Regulatory Approvals
IC (Canada) No
ETSI (Europe) Yes (Italy 25 mW max)
C-TICK (Australia) No
Telec (Japan) No




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