nordic semi

Platform: Nordic Semiconductor 2.4GHz

Nordic released some interesting wireless SoC’s, most important is nRF51822 (BLE) and nRF51422. But, using this chip requires NDA, SDK is available only with $100 development kit.

Boards

RFduino

Successfully founded on kickstarter, RFduino released Arduino core for nRF51822 and closed source binary bootloader.

TODO: just bundle and release https://github.com/apla/RFduino

RFduino opensource clone (not functional)

https://github.com/d00616/nRF51duino

RedbearLab

nRF51822

https://github.com/RedBearLab/nRF51822-Arduino


Legacy

Installation instructions for RFDuino recommend to patch Arduino IDE folder. Please, don’t do it. You can follow updated instructions and then patch platform.txt by replacing

tools.RFDLoader.path={runtime.ide.path}/hardware/arduino/RFduino

by

tools.RFDLoader.path={runtime.platform.path}

Alternative firmwares:

  • https://dobots.nl/2014/03/05/rfduino-without-rfduino-code/ (programming rfduino with st-link)
  • https://github.com/mrquincle/bluenet
  • https://github.com/d00616/nRF51duino