Q8r+

General description
The Q8r+ module is the best price/performance DAB+/DAB/FM/RDS radio module in the current radio markets. The Q8r+ integrates all the necessary interfaces to enable radio manufacturers easily and effectively to implement radios or embedded audio systems. The manufacturers only need a power supply, display, keypad, audio amplifiers and speakers to implement a fully functional DAB+/DAB/FM/RDS radio or using Q8r+ as a radio block of an audio system.

Q8r+ operates in master mode or slave mode with the control of an external MCU.

Key features
◎EUREKA-147 compliant
◎Ultra low-power consumption
◎DAB sensitivity to -99.0 dBm (typical)
◎On-board stereo DAC
◎Serial control interface (SPI)
◎2-wire interface (I2C-slave compatible)
◎Universal Serial Bus (USB) for firmware update
◎Combined antenna input for FM and Band III
◎RoHS/REACH-compliant

Applications
◎Clock radio
◎Kitchen radio
◎CD Microsystems
◎iPhone docking
◎Embedded audio systems

Software
◎Software configurations are requested by customers and are pre-load in the Flash memory on modules. 
◎Full suite of customized applications including:
 ‧RDS
 ‧Clocks
 ‧Multiple alarms/timers
 ‧Presets
 ‧Rotary encoders
 ‧2-line, dot-matrix, segment LCMs
 ‧Remote control encoder
 ‧I2C controlling code in slave mode

Datasheet

Reference circuit 
 Master mode application
 ​Slave mode application
 ​KITCHEN RADIO(Q8r)_BT-AUXIN
 ​KITCHEN RADIO(Q8r)
 ​SLAVE(Q8r)_ANALOG

Digital Radio UK Approved Technology Tick Mark Reference Number: 2014059