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nRF52-based Extenders

Under Development

  • Device Type: Extender
  • Model Number: 0x0002 (nRF52840) or 0x0020 (nRF52833)
  • DFU Advertisement Name: DFU_BC
  • Max. Downlink Connections: 15

Description

Meshtech extenders based on Nordic Semiconductor nRF52 come in several different hardware variants, two USB-powered and one battery-powered.

Licenses

Variants

Product Name Model Number Variant Description
Fanstel BU840XE 0002-03 0x0002 0x03 Fanstel BU840XE
Raytac MDBT50Q-RX 0002-04 0x0002 0x04 Raytac MDBT50Q-RX
Minew MBM01 0020-01 0x0020 0x01 Minew MBM01

Fanstel BU840XE and Raytac MDBT50Q-RX are USB powered variants. To power from a wall socket any USB power adapter can be used. Meshtech recommends USB power adapters from SmartLine. The following USB Charger 1A is recommended to power Fanstel BU840XE and Raytac MDBT50Q-RX.

Fanstel BU840XE comes standard with a 0 dBi antenna - ANT000. To increase the range, a longer 6 dBi antenna - ANT060 - can optionally be used.

Minew MBM01 is a battery powered variant using 4 replacable Lithium batteries. Depending on configuration and usage, typically between 1 and 5 years battery life can be expected.

Supported Modes

  • Connected
  • Storage
  • DFU

Properties

Property Reported Default Value Version
80.00 - Model Number Yes 0x0002 (2)
80.01 - Firmware Version Yes -
80.02 - Hardware Version Yes -
80.03 - MAC Address No -
80.06 - Production Info No 0xFFFFFFFF
80.07 - Variant Yes -
80.20 - Power Source Yes 0x01 (1)
81.01 - Uptime Yes -
81.10 - Device Mode Yes 0x03 (03)
81.11 - Legacy Device Mode Switch - -
81.20 - Firmware Update State Yes -
81.21 - Start Firmware Update - -
81.22 - Firmware Update Control - -
81.23 - Start Firmware Update with Model Number - -
81.60 - Ping Counter Yes 0x0000
82.10 - Downlink Configuration Yes 0x301F (12319)
82.11 - RSSI Throttling Limit Yes 0x00 (0)
83.00 - Soft Reset - -
83.01 - Factory Reset - -
83.02 - Request Property Reporting - -
83.20 - Destroy Network Below - -
83.21 - Destroy Network Below Child - -
81.30 - Nordic DFU State Yes 0xFF
81.31 - Start Nordic DFU - -
81.32 - Nordic DFU Control - -
84.00 - Performance Counter Reporting Interval Yes 0x0000
84.01 - Performance Counter Reporting Priority Yes 0x02 (2)
90.00 - Scan Window Yes 0x21 (33)
90.02 - Network Lock Yes 0x00 (0)
90.06 - Preferred Parent Yes 0x000000000000
91.00 - Uplink RSSI Yes -

Measurements

Measurement Version
84.10 - Upstream Packets Sent
84.11 - Upstream Packets Lost
84.12 - Downstream Packets Sent
84.13 - Downstream Packets Lost

Events

Event Version
81.13 - Watchdog Reset Event