XBee ZigBee S2C RF Communication Module


XBee ZigBee S2C RF Wireless Communication Module works with the  ZigBee mesh communication protocols coordinated by the IEEE 802.15.4 PHY protocol. The module provides wireless connectivity to end-point devices in any ZigBee mesh network including devices from other vendors. 

XBee ZigBee S2C RF Wireless Communication Module modules seamlessly interface with compatible gateways, device adapters, and range extenders, providing developers with true beyond-the-horizon connectivity.


XBee/ZigBee S2C RF Module Key Features

  • Serial data interface: UART, SPI
  • Configuration method: API or at commands, local or over-the-air (OTA)
  • Frequency band: ISM 2.4 GHz
  • Form factor: through-hole, surface mount
  • Hardware: S2C
  • ADC inputs: (4) 10-Bit ADC inputs
  • Digital I/O: 15
  • Antenna options through-hole: PCB antenna, U.FL connector, RP-SMA connector, or integrated wire
  • SMT: rf pad, PCB antenna, or U.FL connector
  • Operating temperature: -40º C to +85º C

XBee/ZigBee S2C RF Module Pinout

Pin NamePin No.Description
VCC1Chip Supply Voltage
DOUT2UART Data out
DO84Digital Output 8
RESET5Module Reset (reset pulse >=200nS)
PWM0/RSSI6PWM Output 0/ Received Signal Strength Indicator
PWM17PWM Output 1
Reserved8Do not connect
DTR/SLEEP_RQ/DI89Sleep Control or Digital Input 8
AD4/DIO411Analog Input 4/ Digital I/O 4
CTS/DIO712Clear-To-Send Flow Control or Digital I/O 7
ON/SLEEP13Module Status Indicator,
High = ON, Low = SLEEP
VREF14Reference Voltage for ADC
ASSOCIATE/AD5/DIO515Associated Indicator, Analog Input 5 or Digital I/O 5
RTS/AD6/DIO616Request-To-Send Flow Control, Analog Input 6 or Digital I/O 6
AD3/DIO317Analog Input 3 or Digital I/O 3
AD2/DIO218Analog Input 2 or Digital I/O 2
AD1/DIO119Analog Input 1 or Digital I/O 1
AD0/DIO020Analog Input 0 or Digital I/O 0

XBee/ZigBee S2C RF Module Specifications

  • Transmission Frequency: 2.4GHz to 2.5GHz
  • Number of Channels: 16 Direct Sequence Channels
  • Featured with UART (250 Kb/s maximum) and SPI (5 Mb/s maximum) interface
  • Featured with software adjustable transmitting power
  • Indoor/Urban Range: 200ft
  • Outdoor RF line-of-sight Range: up to 4000ft
  • Transmit Power Output: 6.3mW (8dBm) in Boost mode,2mW (3dBm) in Normal mode
  • RF Data Rate: 250,000 bps
  • Receiver Sensitivity: -102dBm in Boost mode, -100dBm in Normal mode
  • Supply Voltage Range: +2.1V to +3.6V
  • Operating Current: 33mA (at3.3V, for Normal mode) , 45mA (at 3.3V,for Boost mode)
  • Idle Current: 9mA
  • Maximum output current on all pins together: 40mA
  • Power-down Current: <1uA @25C
  • ESD protection: 3000V


  • Industrial application control
  • Smart energy
  • Medium range wireless communication


You can download the datasheet for XBee/ZigBee S2C RF Communication Module by clicking the link given below:

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