LM506 Bluetooth® v4.0 Dual Mode Adapter

LM506 Bluetooth® v4.0 Dual Mode Adapter
Host Controller Interface (HCI) via USB Interface
Product
LM506
Part No
506-0508
E0X34-60126
26/JAN/2017
Revised
OSX
XP
Vista
7
8
10
8.1mm
mm
16
m
7m
19.4
Features
Bluetooth® v4.0 (Backwards compatible with Bluetooth® v2.0, v2.1 and v3.0)
0 dBm (Bluetooth® v2.0, v2.1) and 4.7 dBm (Bluetooth® Smart) Tx Output Power
USB 2.0 (Full Speed) for data and power source
Host Controller Interface (HCI)
Voice and Data Application support
(including VoIP over Bluetooth®)
Stereo Audio supported
19.47mm x 16mm x 8.1mm
Plug and Play (OSX, Linux and Windows XP – 10 compatible)
FCC, CE / RED Directive, SRRC, TELEC
RCM, IC, TRA and SIG Certified Solution
iBeacon compatible
RoHS, REACH and WEEE Compliant Solution
Overview
The LM506 Bluetooth® v4.0 dual mode adapter is a small, simple and highly compatible solution.
A plug and play USB adapter, compatible with Linux, MAC OSX and Windows XP to Windows 10 platforms. Allowing your host computer
to wirelessly communicate with other nearby Bluetooth® v2.0, v2.1 and Bluetooth® v4.1 enabled devices (such as the iPhone and Android
devices). Providing a low energy connection and high quality data stream.
The LM506 has many possible uses e.g. within an iBeacon and a data logger. Typically used in industries such as EPOS, M2M and
automotive and is ideal for developing voice and data applications.
The adapter has a Host Controller Interface (HCI) for a simple connection via USB to a host computer or MCU.
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LM506 Bluetooth® v4.0 Dual Mode Adapter
Host Controller Interface (HCI) via USB Interface
Product
LM506
Part No
506-0508
E0X34-60126
General Specification
Wireless
Bluetooth® Standard
v4.0 low energy and v2.0, v2.1 wireless technologies
Adapter Type
Host Controller Interface (HCI)
OS Compatibility
OSX (Apple’s Bluetooth® Stack), Linux (BlueZ) and Windows XP – 10 (Widcomm)
iBeacon Compatible
Yes
Hardware
Chipset
Broadcom
Antenna
IC Antenna Onboard
Interfaces
USB 2.0 (Full Speed)
Power Supply
5V DC (USB powered)
Crystal Oscillator
20 MHz
LED Indicator
Power/ Active (BLUE)
RF Characteristics
Tx Output Power
0 dBm (Bluetooth® v2.0, v2.1) and 4.7 dBm (Bluetooth® Smart)
Rx Sensitivity
-82 dBm (Bluetooth® v2.0, v2.1)
Current Consumption
TBA
Continuous RX
TBA
Data Rate
Up to 3Mbps
Frequency
2.4GHz to 2.485 GHz
Modulation Scheme
GFSK for 1 Mbps, π/4-DQPSK for 2 Mbps, 8-DPSK for 3 Mbps
Spread Spectrum
FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum)
Physical Characteristics
Operating Temperature
-30°C to +85°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)
19.47mm x 16mm x 8.1mm
Weight
1.8 g
Certifications
FCC, CE / RED Directive, SRRC, TELEC, RCM, IC, TRA and SIG
Compliance
RoHS, REACH and WEEE
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LM506 Bluetooth® v4.0 Dual Mode Adapter
Host Controller Interface (HCI) via USB Interface
HCI Architecture
Product
LM506
Part No
506-0508
E0X34-60126
User Application
Within the Host Controller Interface (HCI) Architecture, the LM506 runs the HCI Firmware, Link
Manager Firmware and baseband controller.
BLUETOOTH HOST
Other High Layer Drivers (optional)
Host Computer / MCU
eg: Virtual COM Port, Printer Driver
The host operating system runs the Bluetooth® v2.0,
v2.1 / v4.0 user application. It also runs the
Bluetooth® Stack (HCI Driver), USB Driver and other
necessary drivers.
HCI Driver
Bluetooth® Stack: BlueZ, Widcomm, OSX Stack
USB Driver
The Bluetooth® Stack (HCI Driver) exchanges data
and commands with the HCI firmware via the USB
interface.
PHYSICAL BUS
USB Port
USB Firmware
The LM506 is plug and play and compatible with the OSX,
Linux and Windows XP – 10 platforms.
USB Type A Connector
HARDWARE
BLUETOOTH CONTROLLER
The Bluetooth® Stack is in-built into the operating system.
With the Widcomm Bluetooth® Stack Software specifically
designed for the Broadcom chipset within the LM506.
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HCI Firmware
Link Manager Firmware
Baseband Controller
The table below shows the tested OS version numbers:
Firmware
Software
Hardware
Host Operating System
Bluetooth® Stack *
LM Tested OS Version Number
MAC OSX
OSX Bluetooth® Stack
OSX 10.11 (El Capitan)
Linux
BlueZ
Ubuntu 15.10 (Kernel 4.2.0-16-generic) and
Ubuntu 14.04.03 (Kernel 3.13.0-77-generic)
Windows
Widcomm
Win 10 (64-bit), Win 10 (32-Bit), Win 8/8.1 (64-bit), Win 8/8.1 (32-Bit),
Win 7 (64-bit) and Win XP (32-bit)
*NOTE: Third-party Bluetooth® Stack Software can be used as an alternative to the in-built Bluetooth® Stack for more supported profiles.
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LM506 Bluetooth® v4.0 Dual Mode Adapter
Host Controller Interface (HCI) via USB Interface
Product
LM506
Part No
506-0508
E0X34-60126
11.5mm
16mm
Dimensions
14.47mm
8.1mm
Top View
m
16
m
19.47
8.1mm
mm
7
3D View
16mm
4.5mm
19.4
Side View
Front & Back View
LM506 Packaging Options
506-0518
E0X34-60126
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LM506 Bluetooth® USB Adapter
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