Texas Instruments CC2531 USB Evaluation Module Kit

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The CC2531 Development Kit includes all the necessary hardware to properly evaluate, demonstrate, prototype and develop software targeting not only IEEE802.15.4 or ZigBee compliant applications, but also proprietary applications for which a DSSS radio is required or wanted.

The CC2531 is Texas Instrument’s second generation ZigBee/IEEE 802.15.4 compliant System-onChip with an optimized 8051 MCU core and radio for the 2.4 GHz unlicensed ISM/SRD band. This device enables industrial grade applications by offering state-of-the-art noise immunity, excellent link budget, operation up to 125 degrees and low voltage operation.

In addition, the CC2531 provides extensive hardware support for packet handling, data buffering, burst transmissions, data encryption, data authentication, clear channel assessment, link quality indication and packet timing information. The CC2531 product folder on the web [10] has more information, with datasheets, user guides and application notes.

The CC2531 is identical to CC2530, with the addition of a built in full speed USB 2.0 compliant interface.

The CC2531EMK includes:

  • CC2531 USB Firmware Library and Examples (downloadable from web)
  • Works with RemoTI, TIMAC and ZStack for CC2530
  • Supported by SmartRF® Studio, Packet Sniffer and Flash Programmer

Terms & Conditions

  • Testers will be selected on the basis of quality of applications: we expect a full and complete description of why you want to test this particular product.
  • Testers are required to produce a full, comprehensive and well thought out review within 2 months of receipt of the product.
  • Failure to provide this review within the above timescale will result in the enrolee being excluded from future Road Tests.
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  • Hi Everyone.


    Thank you all for applying. This RoadTest is now closed. We are pleased to announce the following members that have been selected to receive this Road Test:


    • Sebastian Westerhold
    • Derek Belrose
    • Fidel Salinas
    • Reece Wanvig
    • Michael Hoeft


    Congratulations! Your product will be shipped to the address each of you provided when you applied for this RoadTest. As a reminder, element14 and our supplier partners send these products free-of-charge because we place high value upon your unbiased, detailed product review. Please post your review back here within 3-6 weeks of receiving your item.


    For those who were not selected to win this product, we have the ATMEL SAM-4S Xplained Evaluation Kit Road Test open for applicants


    Enroll today and Good Luck!!!  image

  • Hi Christian,


    That page mentions: The CC2531EMK kit provides one CC2531 USB Dongle and documentation to support a PC interface to 802.15.4 / ZigBee applications






  • Hi -


    The Road Test is for the kit; the dongle's picture is merely there for illustrative purposes.


    The full kit's contents are available at:





  • Do we get a CC2531 Development Kit or only the CC2531 USB dongle? What do the kit contain exactly? Only what we see in the picture?