SparkFun XBee development boards now available from Mouser

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Mouser Electronics is now stocking the XBee development boards from SparkFun.

These boards have been designed to work with the XBee 3 Global LTE-M/NB-IoT and XBee 3 Global LTE GNSS Cat 1 smart modems by Digi and are intended to enable designers to quickly integrate cutting-edge LTE cellular into their devices and applications, eliminating the time-consuming and expensive FCC and carrier end-device certification process.

The SparkFun XBee development boards are designed to help users quickly and easily prototype low-power cellular IoT applications using the new XBee 3 Global LTE-M/NB-IoT and XBee 3 Global LTE GNSS Cat 1 smart modems, which are also available from Mouser. These boards break out all the functionality of the XBee modules and provide the ability to connect to the cellular network and GNSS.

The XBee development boards include Qwiic connectors for I2C-capable sensors and peripherals, allowing users to quickly develop connected sensor applications. Most of the boards also include USB Type-C connectors for UART communication and firmware updates.

While the development boards are specifically designed for the XBee 3 smart modem modules, they are also backward compatible with most previous through-hole Digi XBee modules.

Digi Remote Manager allows users to easily configure and control devices from a central platform. Built-in Digi TrustFence security, identity, and data privacy features use multiple layers of control to protect against new and evolving cyber threats. Standard XBee API frames and AT commands, MicroPython, and XCTU simplify setup, configuration, testing and adding or changing functionality.

Also available is the SparkFun KIT-24441 Digi XBee kit, which includes an XBee development board, the XBee 3 Global LTE-M/NB-IoT smart modem, a humidity sensor breakout board, an LTE wide band flex antenna, and a Hologram eUICC SIM card.