zigbee® Reference Designs 

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zigbee Smart Outlet RD-0051-0201 This is an FCC/UL pre-certified, wireless outlet capable of 15A load current capability. It also includes temperature/humidity (Si7021) and ambient light sensing (Si1141), integrated together with the latest multiprotocol Mighty Gecko wireless SoC. The design ships with the Silicon Labs zigbee stack and enables further development and an out-of-the-box demo with the zigbee HA Gateway and other zigbee reference designs. ZigBee Smart Outlet Reference Design
zigbee Occupancy Sensor RD-0078-0201 This is a low power, wireless motion sensor with estimated 5 year battery life. It also includes temperature/humidity (Si7021) and ambient light sensing (Si1141), integrated together with the latest multiprotocol Mighty Gecko wireless SoC.  The design ships with the Silicon Labs zigbee stack and enables further development and an out-of-the-box demo with the zigbee HA Gateway and other zigbee reference designs. ZigBee Occupancy Sensor Reference Design
zigbee Wi-Fi/Ethernet Gateway RD-0001-0201 This out-of-box gateway reference design, with EM3588 zigbee SoC and based on zigbee HA 1.2, works with any of Silicon Labs' lighting or home automation reference designs. You can control and monitor devices on the network via a web UI. WiFi Ethernet Gateway
zigbee USB Virtual Gateway RD-0002-0201 This gateway reference design, with EM3588 zigbee SoC and based on zigbee HA 1.2, can run on any platform that supports the VirtualBox environment (Windows, OSX, and Linux) ZigBee USB Virtual Gateway Reference Design
zigbee Connected Lighting (EFR32MG) RD-0085-0401 This reference design is based on the EFR32™ Mighty Gecko device to deliver the smallest, low-cost, high-performance connected lighting solution. This small lighting reference design, based on zigbee HA 1.2, includes hardware, firmware, and software that can support RGB color, color temperature, and dimming functionalities. It is also thread upgradable for an easy migration. ZigBee Connected Lighting Reference Design
zigbee Connected Lighting (EM3585) RD-0035-0601 This small lighting reference design, based on zigbee HA 1.2, includes hardware, firmware, and software that can support RGB color, color temperature, and dimming functionalities. It is also thread upgradable for an easy migration. ZigBee Connected Lighting Reference Design
zigbee Connected Lighting (EM357) RD-0020-0601 This cost-effective lighting reference design, based on zigbee HA 1.2, includes hardware, firmware, and software that can support RGB color, color temperature, and dimming functionalities. NRND (Not recommended for new designs) ZigBee Connected Lighting Reference Design
zigbee Capacitive Sense Dimmer Switch RD-0039-0201 Add a light switch anywhere without having to add expensive wiring. This feature-rich, low-power light switch can support gesture control (tap, hold, swipe) to enable RGB color, color temperature, and dimming control for up to 3 years on a single CR2032. This is a perfect companion to the connected lighting reference designs. ZigBee Capacitive Sense Dimmable Light Switch Reference Design
zigbee Contact Sensor RD-0030-0201 This is a low-cost, small form factor, low-power design that supports up to 5 years of battery life. Cost and performance footprint options for detecting open and close status. A temperature sensor that reports the ambient temperature on a regular basis. ZigBee Contact Sensor Reference Design

Schematics and Design Guides

Silicon Labs offers complete schematic files to help developers get to market faster. Before you start your design, please reference the hardware design guide application notes listed below.

Getting Started with C8051F97x

C8051F970-A-DK Development Kit

The easiest way to begin development with the C8051F97x AEC-Q100 qualified, low-cost microcontroller family is with the C8051F970-A-DK development kit.

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