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Overview

CC1000 CC1021 CC2420 TR1000 XE1205
Manufacturer Chipcon Chipcon Chipcon RFM Semtech
Reference Datasheet Datasheet Datasheet Datasheet Datasheet
Operating Frequency [MHz] 300 - 1000 402 - 470 / 804 - 940 2400 916 433 / 868 / 915
Bit Rate [kbps] 76.8 153.6 250 115.2 1.2 - 152.3
Power Supply Voltage [V] 2.1 - 3.6 (typ. 3.0) 2.3 - 3.6 (typ. 3.0) 2.1 - 3.6 (int. 1.8) 2.2 - 3.7 (typ. 3.0) 2.4 - 3.6

Power Consumption - Currents

CC1000 CC1021 CC2420 a TR1000 XE1205 a
Sleep Mode [uA] 0.2 - 1 (osc. core off) 1.8 (core off) 1 0.7 0.2
Standby Mode [uA] 426 (Voltage and osc. runnning) 850
RX [mA] 9.3 (433MHz) / 11.8 (868MHz) 19.9 19.7 3.8 (115.2kbps) 14
TX Min [mA] 8.6 (-20dBm) 14.5 (-20dBm) 8.5 (-25dBm) 33 (+5dBm)
TX Max [mA] 25.4 (+5dBm) 25.1 (+5dBm) 17.4 (0dBm) 12 (+1.5dBm) 62 (+15dBm)
a values measured at 3.3V

Timing

CC1000 CC1021 CC2420 TR1000 XE1205
Oscillator Wakeup [us] ~2000
(depends on chrystal frequency and the load capacitance)
630-1550
(depends on chrystal frequency and the load capacitance)
860 a 1000 (7000 3rd overtone)
Standby-to-RX [us] 250 (oscillator running) 1300 (up to 19.2 kBaud)
1080 (up to 38.4 kBaud)
700 (up to 153.6 kBaud)
(oscillator running)
192 700
Standby-to-TX [us] 250 (oscillator running) 1300 (up to 19.2 kBaud)
1080 (up to 38.4 kBaud)
700 (up to 153.6 kBaud)
(oscillator running)
192 16 250
RX-to-TX [us] 200 140 (up to 19.2 kBaud)
75 (up to 38.4 kBaud)
14 (up to 153.6 kBaud)
192 12 tbd
TX-to-RX [us] 200 140 (up to 19.2 kBaud)
75 (up to 38.4 kBaud)
14 (up to 153.6 kBaud)
192 150
RX-to-Standby [us] 10
TX-to-Standby [us] 10
a moteiv cites oscillator startup typ/max 580us/860us