Bluetooth Rugged Serial Port Adapter RSPA333s

NOTE - This is a discontinued product which is replaced by Rugged Bluetooth Serial Port Adapter RBS433.

For information on alternative replacement modules, please visit the support area.



Key features

The Bluetooth Rugged Serial Port Adapter™ 333 is a complete wireless serial cable replacement Bluetooth device. With its IP65-classed housing it is built for tough and demanding environments. It supports full Multipoint and Wireless Multidrop™ with up to 7 slaves.

  • IP65-classed rugged metal housing
  • RS232/422/485 interface
  • Wireless Multidrop™ and advanced multipoint with up to 7 slaves
  • Long Range (20 dBm)
  • Designed for high performance/throughput
  • Configurable for short latency/delay
  • AT Command support
  • ECI Command support
  • Wireless LAN co-existence
  • Configuration over Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Qualified as End Product (Bluetooth version 2.0)
  • Radio Type Approved for Europe, US and Canada
  • Compliant with EMC, Safety and Medical standards
  • Lead Free and RoHS compliant
  • Only high quality components used
  • External antenna with Reversed Polarity SMA connector
  • Industrial and Automotive temperature range -30 to +85°C
  • Individually tested and tuned in production
  • Custom factory configuration possible

Technical data

Bluetooth Support

Bluetooth version 2.0 (Qualified and Listed as End Product). Wireless Multidrop™ with up to 7 slave. Supported Bluetooth Profiles:
• Generic Access Profile (GAP)
• Serial Port Profile (SPP)
• Dial-up networking Profile (DUN GW, DUN DT

Class I +20 dBm (>300 m)

Bluetooth Chipset and Stack

Product based on Philips well known BGB204 chipset and Philips Host Stack


All software is included in the module.
Configurable locally or over Bluetooth using AT Commands or PC Wizard
ECI protocol
ECI Toolbox available

Serial Interface

Supported baud rates: 300 - 921.6k
Support for non-standard baud rates
Flow control: CTS/RTS or none 


IP65-classed rugged aluminum box
Mounting brackets


Male 9-pin Dsub for serial interface
Binder 712 rugged plug for power supply

Power Supply

8 - 30 VDC

Current Consumption

Min:10 mA @9VDC
Max: 50 mA @9VDC


75.5 x 84.6 x 34.6 mm

Type Approval

R&TTE (Europe), FCC/CFR 47 part 15 unlicensed modular transmitter approval, IC (Industrie Canada)


Maximum operating temperature: -30 to +85 °C
Storage temperature: -40 to +85°C
Humidity RH 5-90% non-condensing
Shock and vibration: IEC 61131-2 

Certifications and Compliance

R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC
• EN 300 328 V1.7.1 (2006-05)
• EMC: EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1 (2008-04), EN 301 489-17 V1.2.1 (2002-08), EN 61000-6-2 (2005)
• Safety Compliance: EN 60950-1:2001 and/or IEC 60950-1:2001 (1st Edition), EN 60950-1/A11:2004 + Corrigendum:2004

Medical Electrical Equipment
• IEC 60601-1-2 (2001)