Radiocrafts’ World-Leading Wireless M-Bus Solutions Selection Guide!

In our latest Wireless M-Bus application note, AN059: Radiocrafts’ World-Leading Wireless M-Bus Solutions Selection Guide, we share with you how Radiocrafts has managed to maintain its status as a world-leading Wireless-Bus solution provider for over 20 years with high quality, fast to market, versatile and adaptive Wireless M-Bus modules targeted towards Smart Metering and Industrial applications. Radiocrafts’ vast portfolio of state-of-the-art Wireless M-Bus modules is always compatible with the latest trends and additions to the Wireless M-Bus standard as we take active part in several standardization groups including CEN, OMS group, and Wize Alliance.

In the application note we also describe Radiocrafts’ Wireless M-Bus features including:

  • Wide range of frequencies we support for global operation (169 MHz, 433 MHz, 865 MHz, 868 MHz, and 915 MHz).
  • Very long range with our MBUS4, 169 MHz product range.
  • Battery-efficiency for 20+ years of battery lifetime.
  • Patented technology for timely downlink communication.

We also provide details on the various Wireless M-Bus modes we support including S1, S2, T1, T2 C1, C2, N1, N2.

In addition, we provide an in-depth description of Radiocrafts’ world-leading Wireless M-Bus product portfolio including:

  • Standard OMS compliant Wireless M-Bus modules.
  • Ultra-narrowband, 169 MHz radios, including the Wize module variant, for the best noise resilience, penetration properties, and range for hard-to-reach places.
  • MPC1 module for pulse counting, alarm supervision, and transmission scheduling.
  • MSM modules with intelligent sensors interfaces.
  • Customized modules, allowing the customer to tailor certain aspects of the Wireless M-Bus solution to meet their specific target application requirements.

MBUS5 Modules

The Radiocrafts dedication to providing world-leading Wireless M-Bus modules is further expressed by the new addition to our MBUS module family, the MBUS5 module.

The new OMS4 compliant Wireless M-Bus module, MBUS5, is built on a modern System-on-Chip platform supporting market-leading Wireless M-Bus performance including:

  • Excellent packet reception performance
  • Superior interference immunity
  • High transmit power
  • Ultra-low power consumption
  • And is fully customizable

With the modular firmware design, it offers a perfect platform for turn-key projects. This could include added application-oriented features or other HW solutions.

We are now ready to ship an early release variant to selected alpha customers as development kits with the RC1883-MBUS5 module. Contact us to become an alpha customer at

If you would like to test Radiocrafts’ World-Leading Wireless M-Bus for your own application, you can order a development kit from either Digi-Key or from a distribution partner near you!  

Download the application note to learn more!