bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

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bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by coolgreen » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:08 pm

The BLE112 is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio.
Please consider a breakout board for it.

Thanks!
-Mike

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by LyCannon » Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:36 am

Please make this breakout board!!

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by pcrom » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:34 am

?? Well I am working with the BLE112 module and it is easy to solder wired directly on the module, no breakout needed in my opinion

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by jrowberg » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:38 pm

LyCannon wrote:Please make this breakout board!!
How about this one?

http://www.inmojo.com/store/jeff-rowber ... -breakout/

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I just got this up on InMojo. Most of my efforts have been with the WT12 module, but I branched out into the BLE112 as well to see how that might fit with some of my projects. The linked page also has Eagle .sch/.brd files available for download.

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by baloo247 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:52 pm

@pcrom - can you advise on the tecniques you use for soldering directly to the module? I'm new to electronic engineering (coming from a computing background), I have my modules, and want to program them up and wire direct to 3.3v cell battery.

Thanks

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by pcrom » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:16 am

Well I just glued the module on its backside and soldered wires directly on the pads. Small wires are most convenient.

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by SFE-Toni » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:49 pm

We did look into this as an option for a breakout board. Unfortunately, we did run into some supply issues, so we are currently looking into different options for this. We are working on it however!

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by Anubispod » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:17 am

Hi , i have seen some of you, are looking for a breakout board, check this out .
It has the BLE112, a LIS3DSH 3-axial digital accelerometer, USB, LED's, ccDebugger Pins, proto area and a coin cell holder.

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And the overall design was inspired by you guys at sparkfun, due to you snap of boards.
This board can be also snapped apart.

Schematics and more infos on my blog
http://ble112a.blogspot.de/

Maybe sparkfun likes to add those to there store ? :)

Best regards
Oliver .R

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by Shields_Arduino » Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:28 pm

Here is another dev kit we found for the BLE112 module. This one actually works by plugging into a USB directly and later on can be used as a breakout board. USB-BLE112

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by SFE-Toni » Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:44 pm

Thanks for posting those links everyone! I've passed along the info to our product vetter to check out.

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by SFE-Pearce » Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:49 am

We have some 4.0 stuff on the way. The BLE112 is not one of the items, as we felt it lacked functionality that would be necessary for most projects. The first parts should be hitting the storefront before the end of the year.
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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by maverik0106 » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:58 pm

Any news on any new BLE 4.0 modules yet? I'm itching to continue my project and like you found that the BLE112 lacked the functionality, specially with their embedded uP that requires TI's $2K workbench to properly program it.

I would really like to see what's your solution to the big void of BLE and 4.0 modules so much needed.

Thanks

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by SFE-Toni » Thu Jan 02, 2014 4:08 pm

We have a board in the works currently but ran into a production issue with it. Hopefully it will be live on the site in the next couple of weeks.

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Re: bluegiga BLE112 Bluetooth Breakout

Post by Bill_Fleming » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:22 am

What BTLE radios is Sparkfun looking at selling breakouts for?
Will Sparkfun's breakouts have built-in software for UART/SPI interface to actually send packet data? (unlike the BLE112)

Also Maverik, for the BLE112 you do not need to purchase any compiler, Bluegiga provides a scripting interface and programming tool so you only need to purchase the module and CC debugger. (you can skip the debugger if you can create a pass-through programming mode through a micro-controller)

Since most of the BTLE modules depend on expensive 8051 compilers to function (because of Chipcon), the BLE112/BLE113 have a clear competitive advantage for hobbyists and smaller companies.

Bill

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