BLE USB Dongle

April USB Dongle 52833

A small and low-cost nRF52833 USB Dongle Form Factor with external antenna

USB Dongle nRF52833

Key Features For Dongle 52833

  • 64 MHz Arm Cortex-M4 32-bit processor with FPU
  • 512 KB Flash + 128 KB RAM
  • Button and LEDs for user interaction
  • Super Small Form Factor
  • Onboard external antenna
  • USB 2.0 support

Hardware Description For Dongle 52833

The nRF52833 Dongle can be used as a development platform for the nRF52833 SoC. It features user configurable LEDs and a button. In addition to radio communication, the nRF52833 SoC can communicate with a computer through USB.

Buttons And LEDs For Dongle 52833

The nRF528533 Dongle is equipped with two LEDs, two buttons (SW1 and SW2)

The LEDs and button are connected to dedicated I/Os on the nRF52833 SoC.

  • SW1 - Reset
  • SW2 - P0.31
  • LED1 - P0.12
  • LED2 - P1.09

SWD Interface For Dongle 52833

On the front side of the nRF52833 Dongle, there are connection hole for the SWD interface.

Pinouts P1 (from square soldering hole)

  • GND
  • VCC
  • SWDIO
  • SWDCLK

Firmware For Dongle 52833

The USB dongle nRF52833 is flashed with AB Sniffer firmware.

Downloads for Dongle 52833

April USB Dongle 52820

A small and low-cost nRF52820 USB Dongle Form Factor with external antenna

USB Dongle nRF52820

Key Features For Dongle 52820

  • 64 MHz Arm Cortex-M4
  • 256KB Flash + 32KB RAM
  • Button and LEDs for user interaction
  • Super Small Form Factor
  • Onboard external antenna
  • USB support

Hardware Description For Dongle 52820

The nRF52820 Dongle can be used as a development platform for the nRF52820 SoC. It features user configurable LEDs and a button. In addition to radio communication, the nRF52820 SoC can communicate with a computer through USB.

Buttons And LEDs For Dongle 52820

The nRF528520 Dongle is equipped with two LEDs, two buttons (SW1 and SW2)

The LEDs and button are connected to dedicated I/Os on the nRF52820 SoC.

  • SW1 - Reset
  • SW2 - P0.28
  • LED1 - P0.07
  • LED2 - P0.06

SWD Interface For Dongle 52820

On the front side of the nRF52820 Dongle, there are connection hole for the SWD interface.

Pinouts P1 (from square soldering hole)

  • GND
  • VCC
  • SWDIO
  • SWDCLK

Firmware For Dongle 52820

The USB dongle nRF52820 is flashed with AB Sniffer firmware.

Downloads for Dongle 52820

April USB Dongle 52840

A small and low-cost nRF52840 USB Dongle Form Factor with external antenna

USB Dongle nRF52840

Key Features For Dongle 52840

  • nRF52840 flash-based ANT/ANT+™, Bluetooth Low Energy SoC solution
  • Button and LEDs for user interaction
  • Super Small Form Factor
  • Onboard USB bootloader with buttonless support (Adafruit nRF52 Bootloader)
  • Onboard external antenna
  • USB support

Hardware Description For Dongle 52840

The nRF52840 Dongle can be used as a development platform for the nRF52840 SoC. It features user configurable LEDs and a button. In addition to radio communication, the nRF52840 SoC can communicate with a computer through USB.

The USB dongle is very similar with Nordic's USB dongle PCA10059. But it has less pinouts and button.

Buttons And LEDs For Dongle 52840

The nRF528540 Dongle is equipped with a LED (LED1), a multicolor RGB LED (LED2), a user configurable button (SW1)

The LEDs and button are connected to dedicated I/Os on the nRF52840 SoC.

  • SW1 - P1.06
  • LED1 - P0.06
  • LED2
  • Red - P0.08
  • Green - P1.09
  • Blue - P0.12

SWD Interface For Dongle 52840

On the front side of the nRF52840 Dongle, there are connection hole for the SWD interface.

Pinouts P1 (from square soldering hole)

  • GND
  • VCC
  • SWDIO
  • SWDCLK

Firmware For Dongle 52840

The USB dongle nRF52840 is flashed with Adafruit nRF52 Bootloader and "BLE Peripheral Blink" from nRF5 SDK examples default

Downloadable Content For Dongle 52840

April USB Dongle 52832

A small and low-cost nRF52832 USB Dongle Form Factor with external antenna

USB Dongle nRF52832

Key Features

  • nRF52832 flash-based Bluetooth Low Energy SoC solution
  • Button and LED for user interaction
  • Super Small Form Factor
  • Onboard external antenna
  • USB support with chip CP2104

Hardware Description

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Downloadable Content

SWD Interface

ABSniffer series

ABSniffer USB Dongle works as BLE central role. It searches for all iBeacons or BLE advertising data nearby.

Contributors: yanc