LTC5800-IPM - SmartMesh IP Node 2.4GHz 802.15.4e Wireless Mote-on-Chip


Typical Application

LTC5800-IPM Typical Application


SmartMesh IP wireless sensor networks are self managing, low power internet protocol (IP) networks built from wireless nodes called motes. The LTC®5800-IPM is the IP Mote-on-Chip™ integrated circuit in the Eterna® family of IEEE 802.15.4e System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions, featuring a highly integrated, low power radio design by Dust Networks® as well as an ARM Cortex-M3 32-bit microprocessor running Dust’s embedded SmartMesh IP networking software.

With Dust’s time-synchronized SmartMesh IP networks, all motes in the network may route, source or terminate data, while providing many years of battery powered operation. The SmartMesh IP software provided with the LTC5800-IPM is fully tested and validated, and is readily configured via a software Application Programming Interface.

SmartMesh IP motes deliver a highly flexible network with proven reliability and low power performance in an easy-to-integrate platform.

Network Features



Time Synchronized, Channel Hopping Communications

>99.999% network reliability in even the most challenging RF environments

Sub 50 µA Routers

Can build out a network without any line powered devices. Flexibility to be line powered or energy harvested if desired.

Secure Mesh with 128-bit AES Encryption

NIST Certified Security. Compromise of one node does not compromise network.


Based on 6LoWPAN and IEEE 802.15.4e standards

Highly Accurate Time Stamping

Time stamping on every node is available to applications with millisecond accuracy

Device Features



Industry-Leading Low Power Radio Technology

• 4.5mA to Receive a Packet
• 5.4mA to Transmit at 0dBm
• 9.7mA to Transmit at 8dBm

Pre-engineered RF

RF elements include an on-chip power amplifier and are pre-tuned for optimized performance, including temperature compensation, saving development time.

Energy Harvesting Support

Very low power design enables motes to be powered by a wide variety of energy harvesters

Integrated Temperature Sensor

Precise temperature sensor is integrated directly into the mote.



For complete and up to date package information and drawings, please refer to our packaging page

10mm x10mm QFN-72

LTC5800-IPM Package Drawing

Order Info

Package Variations and Pricing

Part Number Package Pins Temp Price (1-99) Price (1k)* RoHS Data
LTC5800IWR-IPMA#PBF QFN 72 I $22.30 $16.40 View
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Demo Boards

Linear Technology offers many demo boards free of charge to qualified customers. Contact your local sales office or distributor to inquire about a demo board. Certain demo boards are also available for sale via credit card on this website. Demo boards are for evaluation purposes only. It remains the customer’s responsibility to verify proper and reliable operation in the actual end application.

Part Number Description Price Documentation
DC2126A DC2126A High-Accuracy Wireless Temperature Sensor with Solar Battery Life Extender $175.00
DC9000B SmartMesh IP Starter Kit (chip antennae), 100 mote capacity $750.00
DC9003A-B SmartMesh IP Eval/Dev Mote (chip antenna) $100.00
DC9006A Eterna Interface Card $100.00
DC9010 Eterna Serial Programmer $399.00
DC9018A-B SmartMesh IP RF Certified Eval/Dev Mote (chip antenna) $120.00
DC9018B-B SmartMesh IP RF Certified Eval/Dev Mote (MMCX antenna connector) $120.00
DC9021A SmartMesh IP RF Certified Starter Kit (chip antennae), 100 mote capacity $875.00
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Companion Boards

Part Number Description Price Documentation
DC9000B SmartMesh IP Starter Kit (chip antennae), 100 mote capacity $750.00
DC9006A Eterna Interface Card $100.00
DC9010 Eterna Serial Programmer $399.00
DC9021A SmartMesh IP RF Certified Starter Kit (chip antennae), 100 mote capacity $875.00
DC9001B SmartMesh IP Eval/Dev Manager (chip antenna), 100 mote capacity $250.00
DC9003A-B SmartMesh IP Eval/Dev Mote (chip antenna) $100.00
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Design Tools

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SmartMesh networks are highly configurable, and allow the user to trade off performance parameters (e.g. latency and power consumption). The Current Calculator spreadsheet enables users to estimate average current consumption and average latency in a particular network topology. In addition, Starter Kits enable users to evaluate network performance in real-world application environments.

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