Adafruit Feather M0 + Bluefruit LE

  • Brand: Adafruit
  • Product Code: AF2995
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  • R598.00 (price excl. VAT)


Adafruit Feather M0 + Bluefruit LE

Feather is the new development board from Adafruit, and like its namesake it is thin, light, and lets you fly! Adafruit have designed Feather to be a new standard for portable microcontroller cores. This is the Adafruit Feather M0 Bluefruit LE. It's an Adafruit Feather M0 with a BTLE module.

Bluetooth Low Energy is a hot, low-power, 2.4GHz spectrum wireless protocol. In particular, it's the only wireless protocol that you can use with iOS without needing special certification, and it's supported by all modern smart phones. This makes it excellent for use in portable projects that will make use of an iOS or Android phone or tablet. It also is supported in Mac OS X and Windows 8+.

At the Feather M0's heart is an ATSAMD21G18 ARM Cortex M0 processor, clocked at 48 MHz and at 3.3V logic, the same one used in the new Arduino Zero. This chip has a 256K of FLASH (8x more than the Atmega328 or 32u4) and 32K of RAM (16x as much). This chip comes with built in USB so it has USB-to-Serial program & debug capability built in with no need for an FTDI-like chip.

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To make it easy to use for portable projects, Adafruit have added a connector for any of the 3.7V Lithium polymer batteries and built in battery charging. You don't need a battery, it will run just fine straight from the micro USB connector. But, if you do have a battery, you can take it on the go, then plug in the USB to recharge. The Feather will automatically switch over to USB power when its available. Adafruit have also tied the battery through a divider to an analog pin, so you can measure and monitor the battery voltage to detect when you need a recharge.

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Quick Spec

  • Measures 51mm x 23mm x 8mm without headers soldered in
  • Weight: 5.7 grams
  • ATSAMD21G18 @ 48MHz with 3.3V logic/power
  • No EEPROM
  • 3.3V regulator with 500mA peak current output
  • USB native support, comes with USB bootloader and serial port debugging
  • You also get tons of pins - 20 GPIO pins
  • Hardware Serial, hardware I2C, hardware SPI support
  • 8 x PWM pins
  • 10 x analog inputs
  • 1 x analog output
  • Built in 100mA lipoly charger with charging status indicator LED
  • Pin #13 red LED for general purpose blinking
  • Power/enable pin
  • 4 mounting holes
  • Reset button

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Tags: adafruit, feather, m0, bluefruit, le, bluetooth, low, energy