Chip Combines Bluetooth, GPS, FM Tx/Rx
Serving Bluetooth 2.4-GHz systems, CSR’s BlueCore7830 single-chip radio and baseband IC includes GPS and an integrated FM transmitter and receiver with stereo audio input and output stages, Bluetooth low energy, and RDS modulator/demodulator. With the on-chip CSR Bluetooth software stack, it provides a fully compliant Bluetooth system to v2.1 +EDR of the specification for data and voice communications. The component exhibits enhanced data ranges (EDR) to 3 Mb/s, typ. Bluetooth Tx output power of 10 dBm, typ. Bluetooth Rx sensitivity of -93 dBm, and 90-nm process geometry in a 11.70-mm² chip area. The chip demonstrates ‘page scan’ power of 0.45 mW, AuriStream power (EV3)1 of 11 mW, CVSD power (EV3)1 of 19 mW, typ. HV3 operating power of 18 mW, and typ. standby power of 40 mW. Applications include smart phones, cellular handsets, personal media players, and PDAs.
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