luXbeacon
Energy Harvesting Unit
Model name: AM-1815CA
Type: Amorphous solar cell
Dimensions: 58.1 x 64.4 mm
Datasheet: click here
Bluetooth Unit
Bluetooth chipset: nRF52 Series
Bluetooth version: BBluetooth Low Energy 5.0
Transmission power: -20 to +4 dBm
Sensitivity: -90 dBm
Computation Unit
Computation device: 64 MHz Cortex M4
Data rates: 1 Mbps, and 2 Mbps
Memory: 256 KB flash, 32 KB RAM
Power Management Unit
Power management chipset: S6AE103A
Datasheet: click here
Energy Storage
Type: Super-capacitor
Capacity: 1.5 F

luXbeacon can support two types of operation:

- Type 1: luX with backup CR2477

- Type 2: luX with Batteryless

CyPhy luXbeacon – Operational Lifetime (100ms, -16dBm)

luXbeacon Settings
(200ms, 4dBm)
Scenario 1(24x7 Convenience Store) Scenario 2(Outdoor Deployment) Scenario 3(Office Environment)
Brightness/ lux level > 600 lux > 1500 lux > 500 lux
Lighting availability 24 hours > 12 hours > 10 hours
Type 1 (w/ CR2477)
Operational Lifetime
Self-powered
> 4.5 years
(originally 1.33 year)
> 3.0 years
(originally 1.33 year)
Type 2 (Batteryless)
Operational Lifetime
Self-powered
>15.5 hours
>13.3 hours

CyPhy luXbeacon – Operational Lifetime (100ms, -16dBm)

luXbeacon Settings
(100ms, -16dBm)
Scenario 1(24x7 Convenience Store) Scenario 2(Outdoor Deployment) Scenario 3(Office Environment)
Brightness/ lux level > 600 lux > 1500 lux > 500 lux
Lighting availability 24 hours > 12 hours > 10 hours
Type 1 (w/ CR2477)
Operational Lifetime
Self-powered
> 2.7 years
(originally 0.97 year)
> 1.5 years
(originally 0.97 year)
Type 2 (Batteryless)
Operational Lifetime
Self-powered
>15.5 hours
lower the
setting requirements

CyPhy luXbeacon – Operational Lifetime (100ms, -16dBm)

luXbeacon (type 1 or type 2) wakes up and operates quickly once exposing to the lights even after fully drained

luXbeacon Settings
(Type 1 or Type 2)
Scenario 1(24x7 Convenience Store) Scenario 2(Outdoor Deployment) Scenario 3(Office Environment)
Brightness/ lux level > 600 lux > 1500 lux > 200 lux
Wake Up Time < 10 seconds < 1 second < 15 seconds