DW1000 Tag

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Tag for Ranging / RTLS applications with radino32 DW1000 Ultra Wide Band module.

DW1000 Tag


  • radino32 DW1000 module
  • Integrated UWB antenna
  • Integrated USB-Li-ion loader for 18650 battery
  • microUSB connector for battery loading
  • Transparent enclosure
  • Accelerometer, 3-Axis (Datasheet NXP MMA7660FC)
  • 3 free programmable LEDs


The DW1000 Tag will be shipped with a closed source demo-firmware.

Functionality of demo-firmware

  • Communication with Anchor
  • USB usable as configuration interface
  • No power management: battery loader works, but the DW1000 Tag runs at full power
  • Fix HF-setup (channel, band width, transmitting power)

Working with the demo-firmware command mode

  • Connect the DW1000 Tag to your PC via USB
  • Start a terminal program (e.g. PuTTY, HTerm, Hyperterminal, ...) with 57600 baud and 8N1
  • After opening the connection press <Enter> once to display the menu
A)ddr:0x1234  C)han:5  X)Str:27.5  R)eload  S)tore  F)orceMeas:N

Available commands:

All commands will be send by <Enter>.

  • set address to 0xYYYY. (Vaild values: 0x0000 to 0xFFFF)
  • set channel to X. (Valid values: 1,2,3,4,5,7)
  • set tx power to YY.Z dB (Range 0 to 33.5 steps of 0.5)
  • Toggle execute measurements. The module communicates with the anchors and prints out results.
  • reload last stored values from eeprom
  • store current configuration to eeprom (The F option is not stored and reset on USB disconnect)


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