• Fast, long distance and easy-to-use XBee PRO adapter and radio for the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT.
  • Communicate Far: Send data over 1.2 KM.
  • Communicate Fast: High speed communication between NXT's.
  • Communicate Wide: Talk to multiple NXTs and other devices and robots.
  • Communicate Easily: Minimal configuration with advanced options for secure and mesh networking.
  • See what we've done with the NXTBee here.



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Detailed Description

The NXTBee-PRO comes installed with an X-Bee PRO radio. The X-Bee PRO can send two way data back and forth up to 1.2 KM. The X-Bee can communicate with other XBee radios (on non-NXT or NXTBee devices), other NXTBees, and other NXTBee PRO's.

The NXTBee-PRO comes with a 9V battery adapter and requires a 9V battery to power the radio.
Technical Specs

Performance: NXTBee-PRO
  • Power output: 63 mW (+18 dBm) North American version
  • Indoor/Urban range: Up to 300 ft (90 m)
  • Outdoor/RF line-of-sight range: Up to 1 mile (1.6 km) RF LOS
  • Operating frequency: 2.4 GHz
  • Receiver sensitivity: -100 dBm (all variants)

  • Spread Spectrum type: DSSS (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum)
  • Networking topology: Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, & peer-to-peer
  • Error handling: Retries & acknowledgements
  • Filtration options: PAN ID, Channel, and 64-bit addresses
  • Channel capacity:
  • NXTBee: 16 Channels
  • NXTBee-PRO: 12 Channels
  • Addressing: 65,000 network addresses available for each channel

Certifications: FCC, IC, Europe/ETSI, Australia/Ctick.

More technical specs for the XBee and Xbee-Pro can be found in the XBee/XBee Pro User Guide: here.


Visit our Downloads section for blocks, example programs, and projects for the NXTBee.