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RF Design RFD 868x Long Range Telemetry Modem Bundle

£209.99 (ex VAT £174.99)

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Behold RFD868x, the Tesla of modems! Who needs love when you’ve got 40km+ range & 500kbit/s speed? Your drone will never ghost you again! πŸ’ŒπŸš€

RF Design RFD 868x Long Range Telemetry Modem Bundle

£209.99 (ex VAT £174.99)

In stock

Behold RFD868x, the Tesla of modems! Who needs love when you’ve got 40km+ range & 500kbit/s speed? Your drone will never ghost you again! πŸ’ŒπŸš€

Not the cheapest?

We will try to beat it!

⚠️Always test your item before soldering, issues caused by soldering aren't covered by warranty.

SKU: RFD868xB Category: Brand:

πŸš€ Attention all professional drone enthusiasts and IoT maestros! Get ready to skyrocket your telemetry experience to stratospheric heights with the RFD868x – the Rolls-Royce of telemetry modems. πŸ’Ž

🌟 The RFD868x is not just another run-of-the-mill telemetry modem; it’s a game-changing masterpiece with the open-source Sik firmware heart and hardware upgrades that leave the competition in the dust.

πŸ’‘ Imagine a world where your telemetry data flows seamlessly at a whopping 500kbit/s air data rate, RC PPM pass-through compatibility, and coverage that makes the Earth seem flat! Yes, the RFD868x is here to redefine “long-range” with an astounding 40km+ reach (some have even pushed it beyond 80km!). And did we mention it’s completely ESD protected and filtered? That’s right – this bad boy is built to last.

πŸ† Don’t settle for mediocre; level up your telemetry game with the RFdesign 868x Telemetry kit! Order now and enjoy the future of telemetry today.Β Β So, say goodbye to your average, dull telemetry modems and grab the RFD868x to unleash the true potential of your unmanned tech. Trust us, it’s worth it! πŸ˜‰πŸŽ‰

πŸ”₯ Key Product Highlights:

  1. Blazing 500kbit/s air data rate with simultaneous RC PPM pass-through.
  2. Unparalleled long-range coverage – 40km+ and beyond.
  3. Fully ESD protected and filtered design for rock-solid reliability.

RFD868x New Features

  • New Processor, ARM 32 bit core.
  • Air data rate: 500kbit/s.
  • AES Hardware accelerated encryption. *Fully working*
  • RC PPM Passthrough with telemetry at the same time.
  • Fully ESD protected + filtered – Every IO port is protected and filtered.
  • Original SiK point to point, multipoint firmware implemented.
  • Asynchronous multipoint firmware, *Beta release*

Key Features

  • Long range >40km depending on antennas and GCS setup *80km demonstrated by Edge Research labs on a balloon !, 57km in India, on Dipoles.
  • 2 x RP-SMA RF connectors, diversity switched.
  • 1 Watt (+30dBm) transmit power.
  • Transmit low pass filter.
  • > 20dB Low noise amplifier, high IP3.
  • RX SAW filter.
  • All I/O ESD protected and filtered.
  • Re implemented SiK and Multipoint SiK firmware, field upgradeable, easy to configure.
  • Small, light weight.
  • Compatible with 3DR / Hope-RF radio modules.
  • License free use in Australia, Canada, USA, NZ, Europe

Kit Contents

The kit consists of:

  • 2 x RFD868x Radio Modems
  • 1 x Antenna, 868-900MHz Quarter wave monopole 2.1dBi
  • 1 x Antenna, 868-900MHz Right Angle Quarter wave monopole 2.1dBi
  • 4 x Antennas, 868-900MHz Half wave dipole 3dBi
  • 1 x FTDI USB cable

Β Interfaces

  • RF : 2 x RP-SMA connectors
  • Serial: Logic level TTL (+3.3v)
  • Power: +5v, ~800mA max peak (at maximum transmit power)
  • GPIO: 6 General purpose IO (Digital, ADC, PWM capable).

Specifications

  • Frequency Range:Β  868-869 MHz
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm), controllable in 1dB steps ( +/- 1dB @=20dBm typical )
  • Air Data transfer rates: 4, 8, 16, 19, 24, 32, 48, 64, 96, 128, 192 and 250, 500 kbit/sec ( User selectable, 64k default )
  • UART data transfer rates: 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 400k, 921k baudΒ  ( User selectable, 57600 default )
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm)
  • Receive Sensitivity: >121 dBm at low data rates, high data rates (TBA)
  • Size: 30 mm (wide) x 57 mm (long) x 12.8 mm (thick) – Including RF Shield, Heatsink and connector extremeties
  • Weight: 14.5g
  • Mounting: 3 x M2.5 screws, 3 x header pin solder points
  • Power Supply: +5 V nominal, (+3.5 V min, +5.5 V max), ~800 mA peak at maximum power
  • Temp. Range: -40 to +85 deg C, tested operational from -73 to +123 deg C.

Software / GCS Support

The software solution is an open source development called “SiK”.Β  It has been re implemented to suit the new processor architecture available on the 32bit ARM processor core.Β  A boot loader and interface is available for further development and field upgrade of the modem firmware via the serial port.

Most parameters are configurable via AT commands, Eg. baud rate (air/uart), frequency band, power levels.

Integrated support for configuring the RFD900 radios is supported by APM Planner.

The default settings are at 57600 baud, N, 8, 1, and 64k air data rate.

The RFD868/900x manual is here:Β RFD900x Manual

The RFD868/900x SiK software manual is here :Β RFD900x Peer-to-peer Manual

Software features include:

  • Frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS)
  • Transparent serial link
  • Point to Point, or Multipoint networking
  • Configuration by simple AT commands for local radio, RT commands for remote radio
  • User configurable serial data rates and air datarates
  • Error correction routines, Mavlink protocol framing (user selectable)
  • Mavlink radio status reporting (Local RSSI, Remote RSSI, Local Noise, Remote Noise)
  • Automatic antenna diversity switching on a packet basis in realtime
  • Automatic duty cycle throttling based on radio temperature to avoid overheating

Compliance

The RFD868 is designed to be compliant with the following standards:

  • FCC Part 15.247 (Frequency hopping and digitally modulated intentional radiators)
  • AS/NZS 4268:2012 (Radio equipment and systems – short range devices)

The modem is designed for system integrators who will integrate the modem into their own projects and product prototypes.Β  The user is responsible for compliance with local regulations for radio transmitters.

Weight 100 g

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SKU: RFD868xB Category: Brand:

πŸš€ Attention all professional drone enthusiasts and IoT maestros! Get ready to skyrocket your telemetry experience to stratospheric heights with the RFD868x – the Rolls-Royce of telemetry modems. πŸ’Ž

🌟 The RFD868x is not just another run-of-the-mill telemetry modem; it’s a game-changing masterpiece with the open-source Sik firmware heart and hardware upgrades that leave the competition in the dust.

πŸ’‘ Imagine a world where your telemetry data flows seamlessly at a whopping 500kbit/s air data rate, RC PPM pass-through compatibility, and coverage that makes the Earth seem flat! Yes, the RFD868x is here to redefine “long-range” with an astounding 40km+ reach (some have even pushed it beyond 80km!). And did we mention it’s completely ESD protected and filtered? That’s right – this bad boy is built to last.

πŸ† Don’t settle for mediocre; level up your telemetry game with the RFdesign 868x Telemetry kit! Order now and enjoy the future of telemetry today.Β Β So, say goodbye to your average, dull telemetry modems and grab the RFD868x to unleash the true potential of your unmanned tech. Trust us, it’s worth it! πŸ˜‰πŸŽ‰

πŸ”₯ Key Product Highlights:

  1. Blazing 500kbit/s air data rate with simultaneous RC PPM pass-through.
  2. Unparalleled long-range coverage – 40km+ and beyond.
  3. Fully ESD protected and filtered design for rock-solid reliability.

RFD868x New Features

  • New Processor, ARM 32 bit core.
  • Air data rate: 500kbit/s.
  • AES Hardware accelerated encryption. *Fully working*
  • RC PPM Passthrough with telemetry at the same time.
  • Fully ESD protected + filtered – Every IO port is protected and filtered.
  • Original SiK point to point, multipoint firmware implemented.
  • Asynchronous multipoint firmware, *Beta release*

Key Features

  • Long range >40km depending on antennas and GCS setup *80km demonstrated by Edge Research labs on a balloon !, 57km in India, on Dipoles.
  • 2 x RP-SMA RF connectors, diversity switched.
  • 1 Watt (+30dBm) transmit power.
  • Transmit low pass filter.
  • > 20dB Low noise amplifier, high IP3.
  • RX SAW filter.
  • All I/O ESD protected and filtered.
  • Re implemented SiK and Multipoint SiK firmware, field upgradeable, easy to configure.
  • Small, light weight.
  • Compatible with 3DR / Hope-RF radio modules.
  • License free use in Australia, Canada, USA, NZ, Europe

Kit Contents

The kit consists of:

  • 2 x RFD868x Radio Modems
  • 1 x Antenna, 868-900MHz Quarter wave monopole 2.1dBi
  • 1 x Antenna, 868-900MHz Right Angle Quarter wave monopole 2.1dBi
  • 4 x Antennas, 868-900MHz Half wave dipole 3dBi
  • 1 x FTDI USB cable

Β Interfaces

  • RF : 2 x RP-SMA connectors
  • Serial: Logic level TTL (+3.3v)
  • Power: +5v, ~800mA max peak (at maximum transmit power)
  • GPIO: 6 General purpose IO (Digital, ADC, PWM capable).

Specifications

  • Frequency Range:Β  868-869 MHz
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm), controllable in 1dB steps ( +/- 1dB @=20dBm typical )
  • Air Data transfer rates: 4, 8, 16, 19, 24, 32, 48, 64, 96, 128, 192 and 250, 500 kbit/sec ( User selectable, 64k default )
  • UART data transfer rates: 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 400k, 921k baudΒ  ( User selectable, 57600 default )
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm)
  • Receive Sensitivity: >121 dBm at low data rates, high data rates (TBA)
  • Size: 30 mm (wide) x 57 mm (long) x 12.8 mm (thick) – Including RF Shield, Heatsink and connector extremeties
  • Weight: 14.5g
  • Mounting: 3 x M2.5 screws, 3 x header pin solder points
  • Power Supply: +5 V nominal, (+3.5 V min, +5.5 V max), ~800 mA peak at maximum power
  • Temp. Range: -40 to +85 deg C, tested operational from -73 to +123 deg C.

Software / GCS Support

The software solution is an open source development called “SiK”.Β  It has been re implemented to suit the new processor architecture available on the 32bit ARM processor core.Β  A boot loader and interface is available for further development and field upgrade of the modem firmware via the serial port.

Most parameters are configurable via AT commands, Eg. baud rate (air/uart), frequency band, power levels.

Integrated support for configuring the RFD900 radios is supported by APM Planner.

The default settings are at 57600 baud, N, 8, 1, and 64k air data rate.

The RFD868/900x manual is here:Β RFD900x Manual

The RFD868/900x SiK software manual is here :Β RFD900x Peer-to-peer Manual

Software features include:

  • Frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS)
  • Transparent serial link
  • Point to Point, or Multipoint networking
  • Configuration by simple AT commands for local radio, RT commands for remote radio
  • User configurable serial data rates and air datarates
  • Error correction routines, Mavlink protocol framing (user selectable)
  • Mavlink radio status reporting (Local RSSI, Remote RSSI, Local Noise, Remote Noise)
  • Automatic antenna diversity switching on a packet basis in realtime
  • Automatic duty cycle throttling based on radio temperature to avoid overheating

Compliance

The RFD868 is designed to be compliant with the following standards:

  • FCC Part 15.247 (Frequency hopping and digitally modulated intentional radiators)
  • AS/NZS 4268:2012 (Radio equipment and systems – short range devices)

The modem is designed for system integrators who will integrate the modem into their own projects and product prototypes.Β  The user is responsible for compliance with local regulations for radio transmitters.

Weight 100 g

Reviews

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RFD 868x Long Range Telemetry Modem Bundle
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