Arduino Boards

Blend Micro - an Arduino Development Board with BLE

SS-113990059

Seeed Studio

$58.50 tax incl.

Out of Stock. Ships in 10-12 business days

Blend Micro is Red Bear labs' first integrated developement board, we have "blend"ed Arduino with Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (aka BLE or Bluetooth Smart) into a single board.

More details

Add to wishlist

Shipping Rates

Blend Micro is Red Bear labs' 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

 

Technical 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
 
Document
 
Find more information on http://redbearlab.com/blendmicro.

Write a review

Blend Micro - an Arduino Development Board with BLE

Blend Micro - an Arduino Development Board with BLE

Blend Micro is Red Bear labs' first integrated developement board, we have "blend"ed Arduino with Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (aka BLE or Bluetooth Smart) into a single board.