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Digi XBee® Cellular LTE Cat 1

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Digi XBee Cellular LTE Cat 1 embedded modems provide OEMs with a simple way to integrate cellular connectivity into their devices

 
  • Development kits and modems now shipping
  • Convenient Digi data plans available for Digi XBee Cellular
  • FCC certified and Carrier End-device certified for Verizon
  • Smallest end-device certified cellular modem
  • XBee Transparent and API modes simplify s/w design
  • Integrated MicroPython programmability enables custom scripting directly on the modem
  • OTA firmware updates
  • Enhanced with Digi TrustFence® security framework
  • Manage and configure with XCTU and Digi Remote Manager®
How to Buy

Digi is excited to bring together the power and flexibility of the Digi XBee ecosystem with the latest 4G cellular technology, with the new Digi XBee Cellular embedded modem. This solution enables OEMs to quickly integrate cutting edge 4G cellular technology into their devices and applications without dealing with the painful, time-consuming, expensive FCC and carrier end-device certifications. A bundled data plan will be included with every development kit with 6 months of free data, with the Digi XBee fully pre-provisioned and ready to communicate over the cellular network right out of the box.

With the full suite of standard Digi XBee API frames and AT commands, existing Digi XBee customers can seamlessly transition to this new modem with only minor software adjustments. When OEMs add the Digi XBee Cellular modem to their design, they create a future-proof design with flexibility to switch between wireless protocols or frequencies as needed, ideal for any business with an agile roadmap.

Digi Data Plans are now available! The service includes data plan options that are ideal for industrial IoT applications, bundled together with free Digi Remote Management service for customers who wish to remotely monitor and manage their devices, along with the capability to do over the air (OTA) remote firmware upgrades.

Digi Data Plans provide:

  • The convenience of single-sourcing the hardware, data plan and free device management as a bundle
  • Leverage Digi’s expertise in interfacing with carriers to manage your cellular service
  • Digi Remote Manager is included, allowing you to easily monitor and manage your devices
  • Digi base support is included with your purchase to help you get up and running quickly
  • Convenient monthly billing
  • Plans starting as low as $2.80/month!

For more information or to receive a quote, contact your sales representative or call Digi Sales at 952-912-3444 / 877-912-3444.

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Specifications Digi XBee Cellular
INTERFACES AND HARDWARE
SERIAL DATA INTERFACE UART (SPI coming soon)
ANALOG I/O 4 ADC lines
DIGITAL I/O 15 DIO lines
FORM FACTOR 20-pin XBee through-hole
PROGRAMMABLE Built-in MicroPython support with 24KB RAM / 8KB Flash
ANTENNA OPTIONS 2 U.FL for primary and secondary antennas
DIMENSIONS 0.960 x 1.297 in (2.438 x 3.294 cm)
OPERATING MODES Transparent, API, and Bypass mode
CHIPSET REFERENCE Telit/Altair
OPERATING TEMPERATURE -40º C to +80º C
SIM CARD 4FF (Nano size)
RF CHARACTERISTICS
MODULATION LTE/4G – QPSK, 16QAM
TRANSMIT POWER 23dBm
RECEIVE SENSITIVITY -102 dBm
NETWORKING AND CARRIER
CARRIER AND TECHNOLOGY Verizon 4G LTE Cat 1
SUPPORTED BANDS 4/13
TRUSTFENCE® SECURITY Secure Boot, Encrypted Storage, Protected JTAG
DATA RATES 921 Kbps via UART
DATA PLAN OPTIONS Digi data plans available - Contact Digi for more information
POWER REQUIREMENTS
SUPPLY VOLTAGE 3.0 to 5.5v
TRANSMIT CURRENT 860 mA average, 1020 mA Peak @ 3.3V
RECEIVE CURRENT 530 mA average @ 3.3V
IDLE CURRENT (LISTENING) 143 mA @ 3.3V
DEEP SLEEP Approximately 10μA
REGULATORY AND CARRIER APPROVALS
FCC (USA) Contains: FCC: RI7LE866SV1
IC (CANADA) Contains: IC: 5131A-LE866SV1
VERIZON END-DEVICE Certified and ready for immediate use
WARRANTY
PRODUCT WARRANTY 1 year

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