This guide explains the new XBee-PRO 900HP library. This module was specifically integrated for our new product lines Waspmote v15 and Plug & Sense! v15, released on October 2016.

If you are using previous versions of our products, please use the corresponding guides, available on our Development website.

You can get more information about the generation change on the document "New generation of Libelium product lines".

To know the main differences between XBee-PRO 900 and XBee 900HP see the table below.

[Old] XBee-PRO 900

[New] XBee 900HP

Frequency band

902 -- 928 MHz

02 -- 928 MHz (selectable channels)

Tx power

17 dBm (software selectable)

24 dBm (software selectable)

Tx Current

210 mA typical at 3.3V

215 mA typical at 3.3V

RF data rate

156 kb/s

10 kb/s

Rx sensitivity

-100 dBm

-110 dBm

Max range, indoors/urban

up to 140 m

up to 610 m

Max range, outdoors (line of sight) with ~3dBi antenna

up to 3 km

up to 15.5 km

Regulatory approvals

USA, Canada

USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil

XBee-PRO 900HP compatibility:




Waspmote 12


New Waspmote API needed (v025 or newer)

Waspmote 15


New Waspmote API needed (v025 or newer)

Old XBee-PRO 900 codes


Minor changes:

The XBee-PRO 900 library is capable of sending/receivingpackets with the new XBee-PRO 900HP. However, configuringchannels can only be done by the newest API version.


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