Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy - BLE Shield

SKU: SLD09041M
Version: Version 2.0  Version 1.0  
This product is discontinued

Note: We have a new version  Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy - BLE Shield v2.0 instead of Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy - BLE Shield.

Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy - BLE Shield v2.0

BLE Shield stands for Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy - BLE Shield. It is designed to work with Arduino boards, including Arduino Uno, Mega and Leonardo. It allows you to connect your Arduino board with other BLE device. With our current implementation, the Shield supports connection between Arduino to an iPhone 4S or iPad 3rd generation.

  • Requires iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad mini, iPad with Retina display (4th gen), iPad (3rd gen) or iPod touch (5th gen)
  • Control your Arduino pins with an iPhone
  • Pass all sensors data from your Arduino to an iOS App for processing
  • Use your iDevice as an internet gateway for your Arduino
  • There are a lot of other possibilities
  • Nordic nRF8001 Bluetooth Low Energy connectivity IC
  • Support Peripheral (Slave) role operation only - nRF8001 IC limitation
  • Proprietary simple serial interface (ACI) 
  • On-board antenna 
Please visit RedBearLab for more info about this product and technical support.




Weight: 16 g

Want to know more about the soul of LinkIt ONE? MediaTek Labs provides LinkIt SDK for Arduino, with which you develop Sketches in Arduino IDE that you run on LinkIt ONE. There is a Developer’s Guide that will help you get started with the SDK and LinkIt APIs, as well as an online API reference. And when you come to taking your prototype towards deployment, there is a Hardware Reference Design package containing schematic, layout and datasheets to help you create your own product using Seeed Studio’s Fusion PCBA Service.

To find out more check out the LinkIt section on the MediaTek Labs site and register here or check out the resources below.

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