LTE Category M1 / NB1 RF Transceiver

  • Ultra-Low Power
  • Digital RF
  • Optimized SoC Integration
  • IoT
  • Sampling Q1 2017!

  • Digital LTE Category
    M1 / NB1 transceiver
Orca Systems
Product Description

Orca’s digital ultra-low power ORC3010 LTE Category M1 / NB1 (NB-IoT) transceiver is designed for small, low-power IoT and M2M devices operating on cellular LTE networks.

ORC3010 Key features:
  • Patented and groundbreaking Orca Live Wireless RF™ digital radio technology
  • Exceptional power efficiency
  • Support for all major worldwide LTE Cat M1/NB1 Bands
  • Integrated on-chip digital power amplifier (DPA)
  • Optimized for system-on-chip (SoC) integration
  • Fast time to market with standard CMOS fabrication and standard interfaces

The Orca Live Wireless RF™ ORC3010 RF transceiver supports up to the maximum bandwidths for LTE Category M1 (1.4MHz) and Category NB1 (200KHz) and is especially well suited to large scale deployments and low-power LTE applications.

Product Availability
  • IP Core
  • Known Good Die
  • Packaged IC
Key Specifications
  • 3GPP LTE Version
    Category M1 and NB1 (NB-IoT)
  • Groundbreaking Orca Live Wireless RF™ Digital Technology
    Included
  • Optimizations for SoC Integration
    Included
  • E-UTRA Frequency Band Support
    Worldwide Support
    Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 39 and 41
  • Channel Bandwidth
    M1: 1.4MHz
    NB1: 200KHz
  • TX Power (max)
    20dBm
  • Exceptional Tx Power Consumption
    Included
  • Exceptional Rx Power Consumption
    Included
  • High Sensitivity
    Included
  • Integrated Digital Power Amplifier (DPA)
    Included
  • Duplex
    Half Duplex FDD
  • TDD Support
    Included
  • RSSI
    Included
  • Calibration
    Included
  • Low Power Modes
    Included
  • All Digital PLL (ADPLL)
    Included
  • Serial Interfaces
    SPI
    I2C
  • System Clock
    26MHz or 40MHz (external crystal)
  • Silicon Process
    TSMC 40nm LP CMOS
    Orca Live Wireless RF™ digital transceiver performance improves at lower geometries and is optimized for portability between foundries. Contact us for alternatives.
  • Typical Applications
    IoT, sensors and monitors for the smart city devices, agriculture devices, industrial devices, smart home devices, wearables, asset tracking and a multitude of other low-power connected devices, including large scale cellular deployments
Supporting information is available upon request, including, datasheet, reference schematics, detailed bill of materials (BOM), etc.

Contact us to become an early partner for the next generation of LTE for IoT and achieve best-in-class power consumption and size!

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