This range of modules are suitable for use worldwide, running on the 2.4 GHz ISM band with FCC and R&TTE compliance. The same modules work both in NTSC and PAL video formats, and can transmit and receive wideband audio or video signals over a range up to 100m. The modules integrate audio/video input together with no external circuitry. They come with four selectable channels for video or stereo audio with output power up to 10 mW, 10 dBm compliant with European regulations. They measure 30.6 x 28.6 x 3.7 mm for the transmitter and 40.64 x 30.68 x 6 mm for the receiver, and have 55 and 140mA power consumption respectively from 5V supplies. They have an operating temperature of -10 to 60C, an operating frequency range from 2400 to 2483 MHz, and offer stable frequency selection with a four-channel, phase locked loop synthesizer. They cost $15.50 for the transmitter and $22.50 for the receiver.
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
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