RN-42-HID-RD1 - 

Reference Design, Bluetooth, HID Firmware, RN-42

RN-42-HID-RD1 - Reference Design, Bluetooth, HID Firmware, RN-42
RN-42-HID-RD1 - Reference Design, Bluetooth, HID Firmware, RN-42

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Product Overview

The RN-42-HID-RD1 is a reference design based on the RN-42 Bluetooth module which demonstrates the capabilities of the HID firmware. The RN42 is a small form factor, low power, class 2 Bluetooth radio for designers who want to add wireless capability to their products. The RN42 supports multiple interface protocols, is simple to design in, and is fully certified, making it a complete embedded Bluetooth solution. With its high performance PCB trace antenna and support for Bluetooth EDR, the RN42 delivers up to 3Mbps data rate for distances up to 20meters. Module support a variety of Bluetooth HID(Human Interface device) profile. The Bluetooth HID profile allows users to control the HID descriptor, which defines the device’s feature set and the HID report, which host uses to interpret the data as ASCII values, movement, etc. The HID report format follows the standard universal serial bus (USB) HID protocol as to leverage existing host drivers.
  • Fully certified class 2 Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR module
  • Supports Bluetooth data link to iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
  • Supports HID profile for making accessories such as keyboards, mouse, pointing devices
  • Programmable low power modes
  • Secure communications, 128bit encryption
  • Error correction for guaranteed packet delivery
  • UART local and over the air RF configuration
  • Backwards compatible with Bluetooth version 2.0, 1.2, and 1.1
  • Auto connect master, I/O pin (DTR), and character based trigger modes
  • Embedded Bluetooth stack profiles included


Wireless, Test & Measurement, Sensing & Instrumentation, Medical, System Monitoring, Consumer Electronics

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