SparkFun Simblee BLE Breakout
- Product Code: WRL-13632
R489.00 (price excl. VAT)
SparkFun Simblee Bluetooth Low Energy Breakout
The SparkFun Simblee BLE Breakout board is a programmable board that allows you to add mobile app functionality via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE, or Bluetooth 4.0) to your embedded projects. Unlike other BLE solutions, the Simblee requires no specialized app development skills to realize the phone-side interface: all the necessary coding is done in the Arduino environment and then uploaded to a browser app on the phone.
- ARM Cortex M0 processor
- Bluetooth® Smart Stack built-in
- 128KB of Flash
- 24KB of RAM
- Integrated 16 MHz crystal and 32KHz precision crystal
- Integrated Antenna
- RFDuino compatible pin section
- User LED & Button
- FTDI Programming header
We recommend using a 5V FTDI for programming . Do not use the 3.3V FTDI programmer, as it may not be able to source enough current from the 3.3V rail. With the Simblee you shouldn't drive more than one LED per pin, with an additional recommendation of don't try to turn on more than three at a time across all pins. The processor inside the Simblee module cannot drive enough current to light up more LEDs than this.
The Simblee board uses 3.3V signals, rather than 5V, and it’s important that you understand the distinction to avoid damaging your Simblee.