Default TX output power of at86rf212

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Hey guys,

I would like to now what is the default tx power of at86rf212 (with PHY_TX_PWR set at 0x60).

I guess it should be 0 dBm or something, but would love to get a confirmation on this.

P.S. i know that this is not a recommended value,but for a certain reason i need to know the TX power value of that register value.
P.S.(2)That value is not provided in the datasheet afaik.

Last Edited: Fri. Oct 16, 2015 - 01:47 PM
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That obviously depends on the frequency. For North American Band it would be 0 dBm, because there are two ways to achieve 0:
1. Set GC_PA to -2.9 dB (~-3 dB) and set TX_PWR=3. This is the value listed in the table.
2. Set GC_PA to 0 dB and set TX_PWR=0. This is the default register value.

Calculations will probably be different for different bands, I have not checked.

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I think with Table 7-15 from the latest datasheet on atmel website.. We can know the power output of this guy...