PCB Trace Antenna

PCB Trace Antenna

Reference Designs

Dialog’s SmartBond™ PCB Trace Antenna reference design module is a proven and certified antenna design which provides you with a safe and reliable antenna layout for your own system design.

By copying the module design into your own system, you will be able to ensure your systems meets all Bluetooth low energy and regulatory requirements such as FCC/IC and CE compliance.


  • Antenna module in buck configuration certified according to FCC/IC and CE marking
  • Module meets all Bluetooth low energy requirements
  • Module can be used stand-alone or as a data pump in a system with an external processor
  • Based on the highly integrated Dialog Semiconductor DA14580 Bluetooth® Smart SoC
  • No external crystal or additional passive components required for module operation
  • Access to processor via JTAG, SPI, UART or I2C
  • 32 GPIOs available on module with a 1.27 mm pitch, suitable for keyboard designs


  • Operating voltage: 2.4 V to 3.6 V, suitable for operation from a single cell coin battery
  • On-board printed inverted F-type antenna
  • Up to 0 dBm RF transmitted power
  • Receiver sensitivity: better than -92 dBm
  • Supply current:
    • Transmit/Receive mode: typ. 5 mA peak current @ 3.0 V
    • Sleep mode: typ. 2 μA average current
  • 17.89 mm x 25.4 mm, 38 pins, two layer PCBA


  • PCB Trace Antenna
  • Schematics, BOM, lay out info
  • User manual

These deliverables are available on our customer support website.

Smartbond™ family

Giving designers freedom to increase battery lifetimes, create smaller form factors than ever before, and reduce system cost.

Development Tools

Our SmartBond™ products are supported by development kits and our SmartSnippets™ Bluetooth software platform to help you while you easily develop and add your own custom profiles as needed.

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