The nRF52840 Dongle (PCA10059) is the preferred hardware to be used with the nRF Connect for Desktop software package to develop and test your nRF-based wireless solutions. The hardware supports all the short range wireless standards available on the nRF52 family of devices, and the built-in USB device controller provides a high data throughput communication interface.
The nRF52840 Dongle can also be used together with the nRF5 SDK for product development based on the the nRF52840 SoC.
The nRF52840 Dongle is a low-cost, versatile USB development dongle for Bluetooth® Low Energy, ANT™, 802.15.4, and user-proprietary 2.4 GHz applications using the nRF52840 SoC.
- nRF52840 flash-based ANT/ANT+™, Bluetooth Low Energy SoC solution
- Button and LEDs for user interaction
- 15 GPIO available on a castellated edge
- Onboard USB bootloader with buttonless support
- USB support