nRF Sniffer for Bluetooth LEDevelopment tool

Useful Bluetooth LE packet sniffer and learning tool

nRF Sniffer for Bluetooth LE is a useful tool for debugging and learning about Bluetooth Low Energy applications. The nRF Sniffer for Bluetooth LE allows near real-time display of Bluetooth LE packets. This helps the developer to identify and fix issues by allowing a view of what is happening on-air.

To use the nRF Sniffer for Bluetooth LE you need either the nRF52840 DK, nRF52 DK, nRF51 DK or the nRF51 Dongle.

Key features
  • Bluetooth LE sniffer
  • Windows 32/64 support
  • Linux support
  • macOS support

v3.x.x

Changelog:

3.0.0

  • Updated to Python 3 compatibility (Python 2 is no longer supported)
  • Improved documentation
  • Improved stability

v2.x.x

Changelog:

2.0.0

Changelog:

  • Support for following a connection using Security Manager defined debug public and private key pair, only one side (initiator or responder) needs to be set in Debug mode.
  • The firmware UART baudrate has been updated to 1M on all firmware versions.
  • The nRF52 UART implementation was moved to UARTE for increased efficiency and throughput.
  • Increased UART buffer size in the firmware leads to better tolerance for bursts of traffic in BLE connections.
  • Improved sniffer auto-detection should make Wireshark launch quicker and adds support for old and new firmwares.

 

v1.x.x

Selected version

1.0.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit

blesnifferwin101.zip

Changelog:

1.0.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit