uBeacon v1.0 device specifications

Hardware

BLE112 chip

Board is based on BLE112 chip contains an TI CC2540 chip with additional peripherals. For more details refer to the Blueiga BLE112 support site or TI CC2540 product page.

Derived from BLE112, uBeacon hardware specification is:

  • Radio features:
    • Bluetooth 4.0 low energy radio
    • Transmit power: +3 dBm
    • Receiver sensitivity: -92 dBm
    • Integrated antenna or U.FL connector
    • TX peak current: 27 mA (o dBm)
  • Qualifications:
    • Bluetooth
    • CE
    • FCC
    • IC
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • MCU:
    • 8051 microcontroller
    • 8kB RAM
    • 128kB Flash
  • Other features
    • Battery capacity: 1500mAh

Peripheral chips

Upon other small passive components the board also contains a RTC module and external Flash memory for internal use of the firmware.

Firmware

Advertising interval

Default advertising interval is 100ms. This can be changed through the uBeacon Manager app.

Signal strength

Default signal strength is set to +3db. This can be changed through the uBeacon Manager app.