26 June 2012 Ultra low power BLE module features chip antenna Ultra low power BLE module features chip antenna Murata has unveiled the LBCA2ZZVZE Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless module, which includes a chip antenna and Bluetooth protocol stacks for low energy communication. Designed for a range of consumer electronics, the module also features healthcare protocol profiles included in the stacks. Measuring 20 x 13 x 2.4mm and based on Texas Instruments' CC2541 chipset, the module has an output power of typically -2dBm and is fully wireless certified to Bluetooth 4.0, TELEC, FCC/IC and CE specifications. The module requires an input voltage in the range 2.2 to 3.6VDC. Current consumption is 100uA average for a 500msec connectional interval. Suitable for interfacing to 8 or 16bit embedded microcontroller applications via the UART interface, the module can be incorporated into battery powered healthcare designs from blood pressure meters to bathroom scales. Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.murata.com/ Companies Murata Electronics (UK) Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. 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.