Blend Micro - an Arduino Development Board with BLE

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BLE + Arduino board under Arduino AtHeart program Works with Nordic Bluetooth Smart SDK for Arduino Software development using Arduino IDE Over-the-Air download sketch Supported by our free Android App and iOS App
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Blend Micro is our first integrated developement board, we have "blend"ed Arduino with Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (aka BLE or Bluetooth Smart) into a single board. It is targeted for makers to develop low power Internet-Of-Things (IoT) projects quickly and easily.

The micro-controller unit (MCU) is Atmel ATmega32u4 and the BLE chip is Nordic nRF8001. Blend Micro runs as BLE peripheral role only, it allows BLE central role devices to establish connection with.


Current supported BLE central devices:

iOS 7

  • iPhone 4s
  • iPhone 5 (all models)
  • iPod touch 5
  • iPad 3/4/mini/Air

Android 4.3 or above (4.4 recommended for stability) with Bluetooth 4.0 hardware support

  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 7
  • (please report any other Android devices supported)

Windows 8.1 with built-in Bluetooth 4.0 or USB dongle

Mac OSX 10.9.2 with built-in Bluetooth 4.0 or USB dongle

Linux with BlueZ 5.1 with built-in Bluetooth 4.0 or USB dongle


FEATURES


SPECIFICATION

MicrocontrollerAtmel ATmega32u4
Wireless ChipNordic nRF8001
Operating Voltage3.3V
Input Voltage
  • 5V (USB)
  • 3.3-12V (VIN)
  • Note: Use either one power source at a time.
Clock Speed8MHz
Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy
  • micro-USB
  • Serial (TX/RX)
  • I2C
  • SPI
Flash Memory32KB (of which 4 KB used by bootloader)
SRAM2.5KB
EEPROM1KB
Dimensions43.6 x 18.4 x 4.3mm (83 x 58 x 25mm with packaging)
Weight4g (19g with packaging)
Power Consumption2mA (average - using Interrupt mode)
I/O Pins24


DOCUMENTS

ŸFind more information on http://redbearlab.com/blendmicro.

Technical details

Dimensions 0mm x0mm x0mm
Weight G.W 15g
Battery Exclude

ECCN/HTS

ECCN 5A991.b
HSCODE 8517629900
UPC 841454111665
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