A complete product based on these solution is also about to be released. The EMB-RPT169 is a compact bidirectional repeater, operating on the 169 MHz band, which allows to greatly extend the coverage of a single concentrator.
It is based on EMB-WMB169PA module and exploits its potential, such as the +27 dBm output power and the low power consumption. The device can be supplied from ac/dc main, battery, or rechargable battery coupled with renewable energy such as solar panel (integrated smart charger for LiFePO4 batteries).
Configuration and management can be done entirely over-the-air. Being based on the Wireless M-Bus stack internally developed by Embit, the firmware running on the repeater is, of course, fully compliant with the last standard prEN13757:2012 mode N.