Z-Wave 800 Series SiP Modules

The ZGM230S is a system-in-package (SiP) module for Z-Wave connectivity and networking built for the performance, security, and energy demands of the Smart Home. Based on the EFR32ZG23 SoC, it delivers robust RF performance, long-range, industry leading security features, low-current consumption, a rich set of MCU peripherals, all in a 6.5 x 6.5 mm package. The ZGM230S is a complete solution supported by powerful and fully upgradeable software, advanced development and debugging tools, and documentation that will simplify and minimize the development cycle, certification process, and deployment of your end product, helping to accelerate its time-to-market significantly.

Ideal for
Smart home, security, lighting & building automation
Highest level of IoT security
Secure Vault™ High

Introduction to Z-Wave 800 Series

The Z-Wave 800 series is the latest edition of the world's most popular IoT wireless protocol for smart home applications. Download this article to learn more about its key features and benefits.

Z-Wave 800 Module Common Specs

Supported Protocols

  • Z-Wave
  • Z-Wave Long Range

Wireless System-on-Chip

  • Sub-GHz radio
  • TX power up to +14 dBm
  • 32-bit ARM Cortex®-M33 with DSP instruction and floating point unit
  • 512 kB flash program memory
  • 64 kB RAM data memory
  • Embedded Trace Macrocell (ETM) for advanced debugging

Receiver Performance

  • -110 dBm sensitivity at 9.6 kbps FSK, 868 MHz
  • -110 dBm sensitivity at 40 kbps FSK, 868 MHz
  • -108.8 dBm sensitivity at 100 kbps GFSK, 868 MHz
  • -109.4 dBm sensitivity at 9.6 kbps FSK, 915 MHz
  • -109.7 dBm sensitivity at 40 kbps FSK, 915 MHz
  • -108.3 dBm sensitivity at 100 kbps GFSK, 915 MHz
  • -110.9 dBm sensitivity at 100 kbps O-QPSK, 915 MHz

Current Consumption

  • 4.8 mA RX current at 9.6 kbps FSK, 868 MHz
  • 4.8 mA RX current at 100 kbps GFSK, 868 MHz
  • 4.8 mA RX current at 9.6 kbps FSK, 915 MHz
  • 4.8 mA RX current at 100 kbps GFSK, 915 MHz
  • 5.1 mA RX current at 100 kbps O-QPSK, 915 MHz
  • 10.7 mA TX current at 0 dBm, 915 MHz
  • 20.8 mA TX current at +10 dBm, 915 MHz
  • 30.0 mA TX current at +14 dBm, 915 MHz
  • 42 µA/MHz in Active Mode (EM0) at 39.0 MHz
  • 0.16 µA Shutoff Mode current (EM4)

Operating Range

  • 1.8 to 3.6 V
  • -40 to +85°C


  • 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm


  • Hardware Cryptographic Acceleration for AES128/192/256, ChaCha20-Poly1305, SHA-1, SHA-2/256/384/512, ECDSA +ECDH(P-192, P-256, P-384, P-521), Ed25519 and Curve25519, J-PAKE, PBKDF2
  • True Random Number Generator (TRNG)
  • ARM® TrustZone®
  • Secure Boot (Root of Trust Secure Loader)
  • Secure Debug Unlock
  • DPA Countermeasures
  • Secure Key Management with PUF
  • Anti-Tamper
  • Secure Attestation

MCU Peripherals

  • 12-bit 1 Msps or 16-bit 76.9 ksps SAR Analog to Digital Converter (ADC)
  • 2 x Analog Comparator (ACMP)
  • 2 x Digital to Analog Converter (VDAC)
  • Low-Energy Sensor Interface (LESENSE)
  • Up to 34 General Purpose I/O pins with output state retention and asynchronous interrupts
  • 8 Channel DMA Controller
  • 12 Channel Peripheral Reflex System (PRS)
  • 4 x 16-bit Timer/Counter with 3 Compare/Capture/PWM channels
  • 1 x 32-bit Timer/Counter with 3 Compare/Capture/PWM channels
  • 32-bit Real Time Counter
  • 24-bit Low Energy Timer for waveform generation
  • 2 x Watchdog Timer
  • 2 × Enhanced Universal Synchronous/Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (EUSART)
  • 1× Universal Synchronous/Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (UART/SPI/SmartCard (ISO 7816)/IrDA/I2S)
  • 2 x I2C interface with SMBus support
  • Integrated Low-Energy LCD Controller supporting up to 80 segments
  • Die temperature sensor

Securing Your IoT Product

IoT security is key to protecting company brands, end user privacy and commercial viability of products. Vulnerabilities can be exploited through both remote Internet attacks and physical hands-on-attacks.

Developers using the Silicon Labs Z-Wave 800 Module (ZGM230S) family have access to the highest level of IoT security provided by Secure Vault.

Z-Wave 800 Security Features


Whitepaper: Preparing for Next-Gen Cyber Attacks on IoT


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