From Redpine Signals: "Dual mode Bluetooth 5 and IEEE 802.15.4 compatible wireless MCU, Redpine announced"
Redpine Signals Inc. announced "RS13100", a wireless communication MCU compatible with dual mode Bluetooth 5 and IEEE 802.15.4 (news release). Fitness band, industrial control unit, location tag, battery-powered equipment such as smart lock etc.
According to Redpine, the feature of the new product is low power consumption, and the processing performance can be 2 to 3 times while prolonging the battery life of the equipment by 3 to 4 times. The power consumption of MCU subsystem including Cortex-M4F etc. is 19 μA / MHz when operating in low power mode and 500 nA or less at deep sleep. The current consumed by the wireless communication subsystem is 7.7 mA at the time of 1 Mbit / s transmission in Bluetooth 5 mode and 10.2 mA at reception. It is suppressed to 15 μA in Connected Mode.
The package is 79 balls WLCSP (3.51 mm × 3.6 mm), 84 pin QFN (7 mm × 7 mm), 196 ball BGA (6 mm × 6.3 mm). Besides this, you can also choose a 4.63 mm x 7.9 mm LGA module. The RS13100 is currently shipping samples, and mass production is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018. Evaluation kit "RS13100-EVK1" is available. Prices are unpublished.
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