nRF51822 Development Kit

nRFgo Development Kit for nRF51822
Not recommended
Overview

Description

Not recommended for new designs, replaced by nRF51 DK and nRF51 Dongle

When used in conjunction with the nRFgo Starter Kit, the nRF51822 Development Kit enables engineers to do full evaluation, prototyping and application development for Bluetooth® Smart and 2.4GHz proprietary applications. The platform provides a solid development environment for RF application development. This platform together with the nRF518 SDK enables extensive firmware development with the nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC).

The nRF51822 Development Kit includes nRF51822 modules that integrate all required external circuitry, including antenna match, 16MHz crystal, and 32.768kHz crystal. When plugged into the nRFgo Motherboard, the device I/O pins are easily accessible via the I/O port headers on the Motherboard. The kit also includes a compact nRF51822 USB dongle that can act as a Bluetooth Smart master emulator when developing Bluetooth Smart applications.

 

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Features

  • nRFgo-compatible evaluation, prototyping, and firmware development solution for nRF51822 SoC
  • Compact nRF51822 nRFgo module with PCB antennas
  • Compact nRF51822 nRFgo module with SMA connector for use with external antennas or a closed loop set-up
  • Compact nRF51822 USB dongle with on-board Segger J-link debugger
  • Easy access to generic I/O pins with nRFgo Motherboard I/O port headers

 

Content

  • 1x nRF51822 nRFgo module with PCB antenna
  • 1x nRF51822 nRFgo module with SMA connector
  • 1 x Master emulator dongle
  • 5 x nRF51822 samples
  • 1x Segger J-Link Lite programmer
nRF51822 DK

 


Supported products/complementary

Product Brief description
nRFgo Starter Kit Common development platform for Nordic’s wireless ICs
nRF518 SDK  

Ordering codes

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Product Specification

Code Name Version
S110-SDS nRF51822 S110 SoftDevice Specification 2.0
S120-SDS nRF51 S120 SoftDevice Specification 2.1
S130-SDS S130 nRF51822 SoftDevice Specification 0.5

 

SoftDevices
Nordic Semiconductor protocol stacks are known as SoftDevices.SoftDevices are pre-compiled, pre-linked binary files. SoftDevices can be programmed in nRF5 series devices, and are freely downloadable from the Nordic website.

SoftDevices

Code Name Version
S110-SD-v5 S110 nRF51822 SoftDevice (Production ready) 5.2.1
S110-SD-v6 S110 nRF51822 SoftDevice (Production ready) 6.2.1
S110-SD-v7 S110 nRF51822 SoftDevice (Production ready) 7.3.0
S110-SD-v8 S110 nRF51 SoftDevice (Production ready) 8.0.0
S120-SD-v1 S120 nRF51822 SoftDevice v1.0.1 (Production ready) 1.0.1
S120-SD-v2 S120 nRF51 SoftDevice (Production ready) 2.1.0
S130-SD
S130 nRF51 Series SoftDevice (production ready) 1.0.0
S130-SD-v2 S130 nRF51 SoftDevice 2.0.1

 

Software Development Kit
Nordic Semiconductor's Software Development Kits (SDK) are your starting point for software development on the nRF51 and nRF52 Series. It contains source code libraries and example applications covering wireless functions, libraries for all peripherals, bootloaders, Wired and OTA FW upgrades, RTOS examples, serialization libraries and more.

Software Development Kit

Code Name Version
nRF5-SDK-zip nRF5 SDK Zip File 11.0.0

 

PC software
To aid your product development, Nordic also offers a range of tools enabling you to interact with and monitor your product

Software

Code Name Version
nRF-MCP-x64 Master Control Panel with Master Emulator API (64-bit) 3.10.0
nRF-MCP-x86 Master Control Panel with Master Emulator API (32-bit) 3.10.0
nRF-Sniffer nRF Sniffer (First Production release) - PC Software and Device Firmware that allow you to see all Bluetooth low energy packets on the air between two devices. 1.0.1
nRF51-BLE-Driver-Linux nRF51 Bluetooth Smart GATT/GAP Driver for Linux. Used to set up and interact with BLE on an nRF51 device with connectivity firmware and SoftDevice 0.5.0
nRF51-BLE-Driver-OSX nRF51 Bluetooth Smart GATT/GAP Driver for OSX. Used to set up and interact with BLE on an nRF51 device with connectivity firmware and SoftDevice. 0.5.0
nRF51-BLE-Driver-Win nRF51 Bluetooth Smart GATT/GAP Driver for Windows. Used to set up and interact with BLE on an nRF51 device with connectivity firmware and SoftDevice. 0.5.0
nRF51-IoT-SDK-zip nRF51 IoT SDK Zip File 0.8.0
nRF5x-Command-Line-Tools-Linux32 nRF5x toolset tar for Linux 32-bit (nrfjprog and mergehex) 8.5.0
nRF5x-Command-Line-Tools-Linux64 nRF5x toolset tar for Linux 64-bit (nrfjprog and mergehex) 8.5.0
nRF5x-Command-Line-Tools-OSX nRF5x toolset tar for OSX (nrfjprog and mergehex) 8.5.0
nRF5x-Command-Line-Tools-Win32 nRF5x toolset installer for Windows (JLinkARM, JLink CDC, nRFjprog, and mergehex) 8.5.0
nRF5x-MDK-GCC nRF5x MDK for Gcc. 8.6.1
nRF5x-MDK-IAR nRF5x MDK for IAR Embedded Workbench. 8.6.1
nRF5x-MDK-Keil4 nRF5x MDK for Keil4 and Keil5 compatibility version. 8.6.1
nRF5x-MDK-Pack nRF5x MDK pack. 8.6.1
nRF5x-Pynrfjprog Python binding for nrfjprog.dll. Only usable in 32 bit Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5, in Windows, Linux and OSX. 8.5.0
nRFgo Studio-Win32 Software tool for nRFgo Starter Kit and Development Kits for 32-bit (x86) Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 1.21.2
nRFgo Studio-Win64 Software tool for nRFgo Starter Kit and Development Kits for 64-bit (x64) Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 1.21.2
raspbian-kernel-zip Raspbian kernel for Raspberry Pi 3.17.4

Reference Layout

Code Name Version
nRF51822-DK-HW nRF51822 Development Kit Hardware Files 2.0

User Guides

Code Name Version
nRF-Sniffer-UG nRF Sniffer User Guide 1.1
nRF51822-DK-UG nRF51822 Development Kit User Guide 1.4