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Future Electronics Bullseye Evaluation Board

A wireless IoT node solution based on the Panasonic PAN9520 and other innovative components from key supplier partners

Bullseye is a new development board designed by Future Electronics’ System Design Center engineers, aiming at wireless IoT node solutions. An innovative new solution, it showcases the Panasonic PAN9520, an embedded 2.4 GHz ISM band 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi module that features a highly integrated controller to be used in stand-alone or host-controlled applications.

The Bullseye evaluation board enables systems design engineers to quickly evaluate and integrate Wi-Fi communication and functionality into their IoT product without comprehensive knowledge of wireless hardware and software designs.

In addition to the PAN9520 embedded chip antenna, the Bullseye board features:

  • Four selectable external antennas from TE Connectivity for extended range with different use cases or performance evaluations
  • An MPS battery charger and power solutions to enable battery-powered wireless IoT node designs
  • Extensive user interfaces including USB, inductive position sensing from Renesas and a mikroBUS™ extension interface

The Bullseye evaluation platform is well equipped for many wireless IoT application developments.

Features

  • Highly integrated 2.4GHz Wi-Fi module
    • Espressif ESP32-S2 processor
    • 36 GPIOs with alternative functions
    • RAM and Flash memory
    • USB OTG, SPI, UART, I²C etc.
  • 4 Additional selectable antennas
  • Inductive position sensing with break out actuator board
  • Integrated battery charger with system power path management
  • Interface and connectivity:
    • USB micro B & type C (power output only)
    • mikroBUSTM Socket
    • 3x User Buttons and 3 User LEDs
  • Embedded web page interface
    • Antenna selection
    • Wi-Fi SSID, RSSI etc
    • Position sensor control
    • Battery voltage monitoring
    • Wireless remote control and monitoring

 

Application Examples

  • Industrial IoT
    • Predictive maintenance
    • Industrial sensors
    • Industrial robotics
    • Programmable logic controllers
    • Electricity meters
    • Wireless POS terminals
  • Medical
    • Patient monitoring
    • Blood pressure monitoring
    • Dialysis machines
  • Smart Home
    • Smart Appliances
    • Garden Robots
    • Cleaning Robots
    • Small Appliances
    • Water Leak Sensor
    • Smart Treadmill
    • Game Controller
  • Personal Care
    • Health Tracking
    • Smart Scale
    • Smart Watch

 

FUT-BULLSEYE-0 Block Diagram

Future Electronics SDC — FUT-BULLSEYE-0 Block Diagram

FUT-BULLSEYE-0 Future SDC Bullseye Evaluation Board

Future Electronics SDC — FUT-BULLSEYE-0 Bullseye Evaluation Board

 

FUT-BULLSEYE-0 Key Components:

Function Part Number Description Manufacturer
Wi-Fi Module & Controller ENW49D01A1KF PAN9520, 4 MB of QSPI Flash and 2 MB of QSPI PSRAM Panasonic
Switch EVPBFAC1A000 6mm Square Middle Travel SMD Tactile Switch Panasonic
Antenna 1513353-1 ZigBee / WLAN / Bluetooth PCB SMT Antenna, Single Band 2400 – 2483.5 MHz TE
Antenna 1513504-1 WIFI / Bluetooth / WLAN / ZigBee PCB SMT Antenna Single band 2400 - 2483.5 MHz TE
Antenna 2108792-1 Bluetooth / WLAN / Wi-Fi FPC Antenna (with Cable – UMCC) Triple Band 2400-2500, 5150-5875, 5925-7125 MHz TE
Antenna 2195736-1 2G, 3G, 4G, NB-IoT, CatM, World Band, Lora, Sigfox, BT, Zigfox , WiFi 2.4GHz, GNSS, GPS/LTE Antenna (SMA male) Quad band 698-960; 1420-1610; 1710-2170; 2300-2700 MHz TE
RF Cable 2016693-2 50 Ohm coax cable, SMA receptacle to UMCC; DC - 9 GHz TE
Connector 2337019-1 Antenna connector, UMCC Receptacle, 50 Ω, Coax, DC - 6GHz TE
Connector 2013499-1 USB Micro B connector TE
Connector 1-2305018-2 USB Type C connector TE
Connector 5-2834006-3 Wire-to-board Poke-In connector, SMT, 18–22AWG, 6A TE
Power MP2690 All-in-One, 2.5A Battery Charger w/ 2.1A Boost Current MPS
Power MP20051 Low Noise, High PSRR, 1A Linear Regulator MPS
Sensor ZMID4200AI1R Inductive Position Sensor IC Renesas
RF Switch BGS14PN10 SP4T high linearity, high power RF switch, up to 6.0 GHz Infineon
Interface FT4232 Hi-speed USB 2.0 Slave to Quad Channel UART / Serial Converter FTDI