CC sniffer devices

Zigbee2mqtt supports several CC2530 and CC2531 devices. Both can be used as a router or coordinator. A discussion of these devices can be found here. For more information about a coordinator and routers can be found here.

How to flash

Supported devices

Device Description Firmware Example Link  
CC2531 (Default Option). USB connected Zigbee sniffer based on CC2531 with PCB antenna and no RF frontend. A very cheap option but has limited range (~30m line of sight) Coordinator firmware

Router firmware
CC2531 Texas Instruments

Aliexpress
 
CC2530 Serial connected Zigbee sniffer based on CC2530 with either PCB antenna OR external antenna, and no RF frontend. A very cheap option with potentially increased range with external antenna (~50-60m line of sight). More difficult to connect unless paired with serial-USB Coordinator firmware

Router firmware
CC2530 Aliexpress  
CC2530 + CC2591 Serial connected Zigbee sniffer based on CC2530 with CC2591 RF frontend and external antenna. A more expensive option with increased range (~50-60m line of sight) and higher sensitivity. More difficult to connect unless paired with serial-USB Coordinator firmware

Router firmware
CC2530 + CC2591 Aliexpress  
CC2530 with RFX2401 Serial connected Zigbee sniffer based on CC2530 with RFX2401 RF frontend and external antenna. A more expensive option with increased range (~50-60m line of sight) and higher sensitivity. More difficult to connect unless paired with serial-USB (such as the example shown). Note that for the GBAN unit shown it is necessary to connect P04, P06 and P20 to GND - see here Coordinator firmware (same as CC2530 + CC2591)

Router firmware (same as CC2530 + CC2591)
CC2530 with RFX2401 GBAN

Aliexpress