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MeshConnect Product

EM358x Mini Modules EM357 Mini Modules EM357 USB Sticks EM358x USB Sticks
Standard Extended Range Standard Extended Range Standard Extended Range Standard Extended Range
MCU Radio Parameters 2405 to 2480 MHz / DSSS / IEEE
802.15.4
2405 to 2480 MHz / DSSS / IEEE
802.15.4
2405 to 2480 MHz/ DSSS/ IEEE
802.15.4
2405 to 2480 MHz/ DSSS/ IEEE
802.15.4
Transceiver Chipset Silicon LabsTM EM3588
32 bit, ARM® CortexTM - M3
Silicon LabsTM EM357
32 bit, ARM® CortexTM - M3
Silicon LabsTM EM357
32 bit, ARM® Cortex TM - M3
Silicon LabsTM EM3588
32 bit, ARM® Cortex TM - M3
Memory on Chip 512 kB Flash, 64 kB RAM 192 kB Flash, 12 kB RAM 192 kB Flash, 12 kB RAM 512 kB Flash, 64 kB RAM
Supplemental Memory - - 1 MB Flash -

Inputs/Outputs

Up to 22 Up to 22 N/A N/A

USB

USB 2.0 (full speed) - USB 2.0 (full speed) USB 2.0 (full speed)
NETWORK Mesh Networks
Over-the-Air Data Rate 250 kbps 250 kbps 250 kbps 250 kbps

Over-the-Air Security

128-bit AES Encryption 128-bit AES Encryption 128-bit AES Encryption 128-bit AES Encryption

Software Stacks

EmberZNet PRO TM
(ZigBee PRO & Thread) or MeshWorks
EmberZNet PROTM
(ZigBee PRO & Thread) or MeshWorks
EmberZNet PRO TM
(ZigBee PRO & Thread) or MeshWorks
EmberZNet PRO TM
(ZigBee PRO & Thread) or MeshWorks
PERFORMANCE

Tx Output Power

+ 8 dBm + 20 dBm + 8 dBm + 20 dBm + 8 dBm + 20 dBm + 8 dBm

+ 20 dBm

Rx Sensitivity

-100 dBm - 103 dBm -100 dBm - 103 dBm -100 dBm - 103 dBm -100 dBm - 103 dBm

RF Link Budget

+108 dB

+123 dB

+108 dB +123 dB +108 dB +123 dB +108 dB +123 dB

Power Supply Voltage

2.1 to 3.6 V 2.1 to 3.6V 4.0 to 5.25 V 4.0 to 5.25 V
Rx Current 30 mA 34mA 30 mA 34mA 51mA 55 mA 51mA 55 mA
Tx Current @ Max Power 44mA 150 mA 44mA 150 mA 65 mA 165mA 65 mA 165mA
Sleep/Suspend Current 2.4µA 1.0 µA
 
N/A N/A

Dimensions

23.9 x16.6 x 3.9mm
(0.94 x 0.655 x 0.152in)
23.9 x 16.6 x 3.9 mm
(0.94 x 0.655 x 0.152 in)
52.7 x 24.9 x 9.98 mm
(2.075 x 0.984 x 0.393 in)
52.7 x 24.9 x 9.98 mm
(2.075 x 0.984 x 0.393 in)

Integrated Antenna

RF Port for External Antenna - -
Temperature Range

-40°C to 85°C

-40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85/110°C** -30°C to 70°C -30°C to 70°C
CERTIFICATIONS

FCC

IC

CE - - - -
RoHS
iControl - - - -

Part Numbers

ZICM3588SPO-1
ZICM3588SPO-1C*
ZICM3588SP2-1
ZICM3588SP2-1C*
ZICM357SPO-1
ZICM357SPO-1C*
ZICM357SP2-1
ZICM357SP2-1-HT**
ZICM357SP2-1C*
ZICM357SP2-1C-HT**
ZM357S-USB ZM357S-USB-LR ZM3588S-USB ZM3588S-USB-LR

* Part numbers ending in SPO-1C have an RF port for external antennas and are not FCC, IC or CE certified.
Part numbers ending in SP2-1C have an RF port for external antennas and are FCC and IC certified for a Nearson S181AH-2450S antenna.

** Part numbers ending in HT are suited for high temperature applications up to 110 °C