02 August 2010 Multichannel rf remote control application board Wireless solutions manufacturer Radiometrix has introduced the CTA88 remote control chip application board offering. The boards are designed to provide 8channel digital i/o implementations of remote control functions, using either the company's multichannel LMT/LMR (UHF and VHF band) or single frequency BiM (FM band) series of wireless radio modules (which are ordered separately). The offering consists of two CTA88-000-DIL chips, a CTA88 encoder board, a CTA88 decoder board, ¼ wavelength monopole or helical antennas, 4 jumpers for mode configuration, DIP switches for address and frequency channel configuration, 8 opto-isolated digital inputs, and 8 relay outputs. The CTA88 chip at the heart of each board is an 8bit address encoder/decoder for use with licence-exempt ISM/SRD band radio modules. It permits the setting up of a one way wireless link for remote control applications. According to Radiometrix, this requires the minimum of engineering effort and takes little time to establish. The transmitter and receiver application boards are designed to allow evaluation of the CTA88 device's performance and functionality in elementary jobs. The boards have dimensions of 115x86x20mm and their operating temperature range goes from -20 to 70°C. Author Chris Shaw Comment on this article Websites http://www.radiometrix.com/files/additional/cta88_demo.pdf Companies Radiometrix Ltd This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Claire Jeffreys, NEW Claire Jeffreys, events director, National Electronics Week, ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.