XBee3® Cellular Embedded Modems with Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE)

Digi-International's LTE Cat 1, LTE-M/NB-IoT cellular modules for today’s IoT needs

Image of Digi-International's XBee3® Cellular Embedded Modems Digi-International's has updated the XBee® product line with cellular smart modems/modules built specifically to accelerate time to market for OEMs or solution providers adding cellular technology to their products. These modems are pin-compatible and end-device certified so there is no need to go through the costly and lengthy FCC or carrier end-device certifications. Digi's cellular modems come in LTE Cat 1 and LTE-M/NB-IoT cellular technologies. With the latest firmware update, Digi XBee3 now supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).

LTE Cat 1 modules are designed to address a growing demand in the IoT community for low-power, long-range options for today's IoT devices. LTE-M and NB-IoT are perfect for the growing demand in the IoT community for low-power, long-range options for IoT devices. With the suite of standard XBee API frames and AT commands, existing Digi XBee customers can seamlessly transition to this modem with only minor software adjustments. When OEMs add the Digi XBee cellular to their design, they create a future-proof design with flexibility to switch between wireless protocols or frequencies as needed, ideal for any business with an agile roadmap. All Digi cellular products can be managed with Digi Remote Manager®, and they come with Digi TrustFence® security. Digi XBee3 cellular modems are ideal for industrial, commercial, and retail applications.

Features
  • Chipset, u-blox Sara-R410M, Telit LE866A1-NA
  • Frequency: 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1.8 GHz, 1.9 GHz, and 2.1 GHz
  • Protocol: Bluetooth and LTE
  • Serial interface: SPI, UART, and USB
  • Power output: 23 dBm and 24 dBm
  • Voltage supply: 2.5 V to 5.5 V
  • Temperature operating range: -40°C to +80°C, -40°C to +85°C
  • FCC, IC, PTCRB, Verizon, and AT&T certified
  • MicroPython programmability
  • Manage and configure with XCTU and Digi Remote Manager
  • Transparent and API modes
  • XCTU, Digi Remote Manager, and Digi TrustFence
Applications
  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Retail
  • Municipalities

RF Transceiver Modules

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionRF Family/StandardSensitivityAntenna TypeAvailable QuantityView Details
RF TXRX CELL 4G LTE AT&T/VERIZONXB3-C-A1-UT-001RF TXRX CELL 4G LTE AT&T/VERIZONCellular-102dBmIntegrated, Chip + U.FL436 - ImmediateView Details
RF TXRX CELL 4G LTE AT&T/VERIZONXB3-C-A2-UT-001RF TXRX CELL 4G LTE AT&T/VERIZONBluetooth, Cellular-105dBmAntenna Not Included, U.FL0View Details

RF Evaluation and Development Kits

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
XBEE3 CELLULAR LTE CAT 1 KITXK3-C-A1-UT-UXBEE3 CELLULAR LTE CAT 1 KIT35 - ImmediateView Details
XBEE3 CELLULAR LTE-M KITXK3-C-A2-UT-UXBEE3 CELLULAR LTE-M KIT0View Details
XBEE3 LTE-M/NB-IOT NO SIM CARDXK3-C-N1-UT-EXBEE3 LTE-M/NB-IOT NO SIM CARD3 - ImmediateView Details
Published: 2018-03-16