ZigBee and IEEE802.15.4 Wireless Microcontroller with 512 kB Flash, 32 kB RAM

Product Details

Block Diagram

JN517x Block Diagram

JN517x Block Diagram


  • Very low current solution for long battery life: over 10 years
  • Very low receive current for low standby power of ‘receiver always on’ nodes
  • Integrated power amplifier for long range and robust communication
  • Large embedded Flash memory to enable Over-The-Air (OTA) firmware updates without external Flash memory
  • Single-chip device to run communication stack and application
  • Supports multiple network stacks
  • Peripherals customized for lighting applications
  • System BOM is low in component count and cost
  • Flexible sensor interfacing
  • Package
    • 6 x 6 mm HVQFN40, 0.5 mm pitch
    • lead-free and RoHS compliant
  • Temperature range: -40 °C to +125 °C
  • 2.4 GHz IEEE802.15.4 compliant
  • Receive current 14.8 mA, in low-power receive mode 12.7 mA
  • Receiver sensitivity -96 dBm
  • Configurable transmit power for reduced current consumption, for example:
    • 10 dBm, 22.5 mA
    • 8.5 dBm, 19.6 mA
    • 3 dBm, 14mA
  • Radio link budget 106 dB
  • Maximum input level of +10 dBm
  • Compensation for temperature drift of crystal oscillator frequency
  • 2.0 V to 3.6 V battery operation
  • Antenna diversity (Auto RX)
  • Integrated ultra-low-power sleep oscillator (0.6 µA)
  • 100 nA deep sleep current with wake-up from external event
  • 128-bit AES security processor
  • MAC accelerator with packet formatting, CRCs, address check, auto-acks, timers
  • Cortex-M3 CPU with debug support
  • 512kB Flash, 32kB RAM, 4kB EEPROM
  • OTA firmware upgrade capability
  • 32 MHz clock selectable down to 1 MHz for low-power operation
  • Dual PAN ID support
  • Fail-safe I2C-bus interface, operates as either controller or target
  • 8 Timers (6 x PWM and 2 timer/counters)
  • 2 low-power sleep counters
  • 2 UARTs, one with flow control
  • SPI-bus leader and follower port, 2 simultaneous selects
  • Variable instruction width for high coding efficiency
  • Multi-stage instruction pipeline
  • Data EEPROM with guaranteed 100k write operations
  • Supply voltage monitor with 8 programmable thresholds
  • Battery voltage and temperature sensors
  • 6-input 10-bit ADC
  • Analog comparator
  • Digital monitor for ADC
  • Watchdog timer and POR
  • Low-power modes controller
  • Up to 18 Digital IO (DIO) and 2 digital outputs pins

Part numbers include: JN5179.


Quick reference to our documentation types.

1-5 of 15 documents

Show All

Design Files

1 design file


1 software file

Note: For better experience, software downloads are recommended on desktop.

Engineering Services

1-5 of 7 engineering services

Show All

To find a complete list of our partners that support this product, please see our Partner Marketplace.


What do you need help with?