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OEM Bluetooth iPhone / iOS Accessory Module OBS414

NOTE - This product is discontinued. A compatible replacement module is in development. For more information please see the PCN announcement.

Key features

The Bluetooth iPhone / iOS Accessory Module OBS414 supports the Serial Port Profile (SPP) for fast and secure transparent serial data transmissions and the ability to connect to Apple iOS devices such as iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The module supports the iPod Accessory protocol which simplifies the development of an iOS accessory to a minimum. The module is Bluetooth qualified and radio type approved for Europe, Japan, US and Canada. It also has the connectBlue interface for compatibility over time and radio technologies.

  • Connects to iOS devices (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad)
  • iPod Accessory protocol support
  • Android support
  • Embedded Bluetooth stack (SPP, PAN)
  • Bluetooth v2.1+EDR Qualified as End Product
  • High Speed UART
  • Very high throughput and low latency
  • Easy configuration by AT commands
  • Radio type approved for Canada, Europe, Japan and US
  • Compliant with EMC, Safety and Medical standards
  • Wireless Multidrop™ with up to 3 slaves
  • Extended Data Mode™ for separated multipoint data channels
  • Internal or external antenna
  • Industrial and Automotive temperature range -30°C to +85°C*

Technical data

Wireless Standard

Classic Bluetooth technology

Standard Specification

Bluetooth v2.1+EDR (Qualified and Listed as Product)
Supported Bluetooth Profiles:

  • Serial Port Profile (SPP)
  • Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN) roles PANU & NAP

Radio, Chipset and Stack

Internal antenna (range & max output power incl. antenna): 75m & 5dBm
External antenna (range & max output power incl. antenna): 150m & 6dBm
2.4 GHz channels: 1-79
Radio: ST-Ericsson STLC2500DB
Microprocessor: ST STM32F
Stack: connectBlue Embedded Bluetooth Stack

Type Approvals

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

Interface

UART Logic-level
Via external transceiver, RS232 option
Max baud rate: 1.25 Mbit/s
Support for non-standard baud rates
Flow control: CTS/RTS (hardware) or none
9 digital I/O pins

Features

Throughput: 950 kbps
All software embedded in the module (Bluetooth stack and application)
Configurable via AT commands (via Bluetooth or serial port)
Maximum number of slaves: 3 (point-to-point, point-to-multipoint)
connectBlue Low Emission Mode™ for not disrupting other 2.4GHz radios
Extended Data Mode™ for separated multipoint data channels (different data can be sent to / received from each slave)
Simple Pairing
Quality of Service (QoS)
Repeater functionality for extended range
iPhone/iPod touch/iPad connectivity:

  • Supports SPP/PAN Bluetooth connection with iOS devices
  • Apple iPod Accessory protocol support
  • Special requirements applies, please see "OBS414 Terms and conditions" document for further information

Android connectivity:

  • Supports SPP/PAN Bluetooth connection with Google Android OS devices

Power

Power supply voltage: 3.0 - 6.0 VDC
Current consumption (minimum): 2 mA @3.0V
Current consumption (average Tx): 27 mA @3.0V

Connectors

Board-to-board connector
Solder land pads
U.fl. antenna connector (external antenna version only)

Mechanical

Operating temperature: -30°C to +85°C
Machine mountable
Mounting holes
Dimensions: 23x36x4 mm
Weight: 4 g

Certifications and Compliance

R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC:

  • Effective use of frequency spectrum: EN 300 328
  • EMC: EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17, EN 61000-6-2
  • Health and safety: EN 50371, EN 60950-1 and/or IEC 60950-1

Medical Electrical Equipment:

  • IEC 60601-1-2

Article numbers

cB−OBS414i−06-B:
OEM Serial Port Adapter 414i Evaluation Kit
• Bluetooth module cB-OBS414i-06 (integrated antenna)
• OEM USB Module adapter
• USB extension cable
• Configuration tools & documentation

cB−OBS414x−06-B:
OEM Serial Port Adapter 414x Evaluation Kit
• Bluetooth module cB-OBS414x-06 (external antenna)
• OEM USB Module adapter
• External antenna with u.fl. connector
• USB extension cable
• Configuration tools & documentation

NOTE! Special terms and conditions applies. Please see document "OBS414 Terms and Conditions" in the support area.

* JST version limited to -25°C to +85°C

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