Powerharvester® receivers are the embedded wireless power source that deliver renewable energy by converting radio waves to DC power. They are the fundamental components for enabling wireless powered devices. Powercast offers several Powerharvester® receivers and modules that have been designed for charging batteries, other energy storage devices, and for direct power applications.

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Powerharvester®  Chipset

Recommended for high-volume customers
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PCC114 Powerharvester® RF-to-DC Converter Chip

  • Extremely small 1 x 0.6 x 0.3mm profile
  • Same RF operating range and frequency bandwidth as PCC110
  • Up to 75% conversion efficiency
  • Harvests from all modulation types
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PCC110 Powerharvester® RF-to-DC Converter Chip

  • Low cost of implementation
  • Up to 75% conversion efficiency
  • Configurable frequencies from 10MHz to 6GHz
  • Harvests from all modulation types
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PCC210 Boost Converter

  • Voltage output up to 5.5V @ 50mA
  • Operation down to 0.4V input
  • Up to 95% efficiency
  • Resistor settable output voltage
  • RoHS compliant

Powerharvester®  Receivers

Recommended for evaluation and prototyping

P2110B Powerharvester® Receiver (long range)

  • Low RF input for longer range operation
  • RF harvesting range down to -11dBm input power
  • Frequency range from 850-950MHz
  • Configurable regulated output voltage up to 5.5V
  • RSSI and data output
  • Interrupt available for sophisticated systems

P1110B Powerharvester® Receiver (short range, higher power)

  • High-efficiency for short range battery charging
  • RF harvesting range down to -6dBm input power
  • Frequency range from 850-950MHz
  • Configurable maximum voltage up to 4.2V
  • RSSI and data output

OEM / ODM Customer Benefits

Devices powered by Powercast technology can provide a number of benefits:

  • Power at a distance – eliminate base charging stations
  • Recharge devices without wires
  • Freedom of placement of devices
  • Multiple units can be recharged simultaneously
  • Eliminate charging ports
  • Provide product differentiation in the IoT and commercial marketplace
  • Improved design options
  • Increase your ROI
  • Extend your product life

Technology Benefits

Powercast technology delivers a number of design and performance benefits, including:

  • High Conversion Efficiency:  Powerharvester modules have industry leading conversion efficiency of over 75%, enabling maximum power transfer and range.
  • Wide Efficiency Range: Designed for high-efficiency over a range of input power and frequency.  Your device can receive energy from multiple frequencies simultaneously, and deployment flexibility is increased when using dedicated transmitters.
  • Embed with Ease:  Small footprint allows for easy integration into new devices, or modification of existing devices.  Works with any source of RF in its designed range, or with dedicated Powercaster transmitters.
  • Adaptability: Powerharvester module technology can be adapted to work with the right frequency band for your application.
  • RoHS Compliant: Environmentally friendly design, and regulatory compliant.