Questo shield include un convertitore USB-seriale per consentirne direttamente il collegamento ad un computer o laptop usando un cavo USB senza dover necessariamente passare per la scheda Arduino.
This Xbee Explorer USB Shield is very easy to use and it includes a USB to serial base unit for the XBee line. This unit works with all XBee modules including the Series 1 and Series 2.5, standard and Pro version. Plug the unit into the XBee Explorer, attach a mini USB cable, and you will have direct access to the serial and programming pins on the XBee unit.
It handles 3.3V regulation, signal conditioning, and basic activity indicators (Power, RSSI and DIN/DOUT activity LEDs) making it easier to work with XBee radios.
This module directly connects to the PC or to the laptop by using the USB cable.
It is based on FT232RL which is a USB-to-serial chip widely used in the SCM system without USB interface.
Operating Voltage: 5V
Size: 35 X 28 mm
Application Range: 3.3V XBee
Features: Transmission with high baud rates, stable performance, compatible with all XBee modules