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NINA-B1 (open CPU)

Stand-alone Bluetooth low energy modules with NFC

Feature-rich Bluetooth 5 low energy module with most worldwide certifications

  • Bluetooth 5 and Bluetooth mesh
  • Open CPU for customer applications
  • Option to use u‑connect software for accelerated time to market
  • Hardware optimized for performance and low power consumption
  • Pin compatible with other NINA modules
  • Multiple antenna options
NINA-B111NINA-B112
10 x 10.6 x 2.2 / 10 x 14.0 x 3.8 mm

Product variants

NINA-B111

With antenna pin, 10.0 x 10.6 x 2.2 mm, use with open CPU

NINA-B112

With internal antenna, 10.0 x 14.0 x 3.8 mm, use with open CPU

Product variantsNINA-B111NINA-B112
Antenna 
Antenna pin
Internal antenna
Area 
Global
Short range features 
Bluetooth qualificationv5.0 (Bluetooth low energy)
Bluetooth low energy output power EIRP [dBm]76
Maximum range [m]350300
Throughput [Mbit/s]1.4
Maximum number of connections20
Bluetooth profiles and services 
Bluetooth GATT
Microprocessor on board  
Standalone module
Programmable module
Interfaces 
UART1
SPI1
I²C1
GPIO19
ADC8
Environmental data, quality & reliability 
Maximum temperature [°C]85
Minimum temperature [°C]-40
Size [mm]10 x 10.6 x 2.2 / 10 x 14.0 x 3.8
Features 
FOTA
IPv6
Mesh networking
Other 
MarketsAutomotive & Transport, Industry, Wearables, Smart Cities, Healthcare, Retail, Smart Home & Buildings

Product Summary

NINA-B1 Product Summary

14-Feb-2019

227 KB

User Guide

u-connectXpress software

01-Jul-2019

2.52 MB
s-center User Guide

12-Dec-2018

586 KB
EVK-NINA-B1 User Guide

07-Dec-2018

2.86 MB

Data Sheet

Integration Manual

NINA-B1 System Integration Manual

12-Mar-2019

2.56 MB

Interface Manual

Extended Data Mode Protocol Specification

01-Jul-2019

357 KB
Low Energy Serial Port Service Protocol Specification

01-Jul-2019

362 KB
u-blox Bootloader

19-Jun-2019

255 KB

Application Note

Open Source Software Licenses - Short Range Modules

01-Jul-2019

565 KB
NINA module family nested design

21-Sep-2018

373 KB
Blueprint B200 Application Note

12-Apr-2018

1.29 MB
Blueprint B204 Application Note

12-Apr-2018

895 KB
Blueprint B201 Application Note

12-Apr-2018

935 KB

CAD/CAE Libraries

Altium Designer Library (hosted on Github)
50 KB
CadSoft Eagle Library (hosted on Github)
50 KB
3D Step Models Library (hosted on GitHub)
53 KB
Cadence Allegro PCB Designer Library (hosted on Github)
56 KB

Evaluation Software

s-center setup, v4.8.0

11-Jun-2019

9.58 MB
BLE iOS App (available on iTunes)

19-Mar-2019

220 KB
BLE Android App (available on Google Play)

19-Mar-2019

446 KB
Extended Data Mode example Python application
66 KB
s-center setup, v4.7.1

17-Jan-2019

9.46 MB
s-center setup, v4.7.0

28-Nov-2018

9.46 MB
s-center setup, v4.6.2

03-Oct-2018

9.62 MB
s-center setup, v4.6.1

10-Sep-2018

9.62 MB
s-center setup, v4.5.2

18-Jul-2018

6.07 MB
s-center setup, v4.3.1

27-Apr-2018

7.16 MB
s-center setup, v4.2.0

19-Dec-2017

7.15 MB
s-center setup, v4.1.0

30-Jun-2017

6.67 MB
s-center setup, v4.0.0

31-Mar-2017

6.66 MB
s-center setup, v3.0.0

09-Sep-2016

6.54 MB
s-center setup, v2.0.1

07-Jul-2016

6.54 MB

Release Notes

u-blox connectivity software v5.0.0 for NINA-B1

19-Mar-2019

129 KB
u-blox connectivity software v4.0.0 for NINA-B1

24-Apr-2018

175 KB
u-blox connectivity software v3.0.1 for NINA-B1

30-Jun-2017

117 KB
u-blox connectivity software v2.0.0 for NINA-B1

09-Mar-2017

113 KB

Information Note

NINA-B1 u-connectXpress v5 available

12-Mar-2019

144 KB
NINA-B1 software, certification, and mass production updates

24-Apr-2018

140 KB
NINA-B1 Software v3 and Mass Production status

06-Jul-2017

98 KB
Completed RED certification for Short Range Radio products

16-Jun-2017

196 KB
Label modification to comply with RED requirements

30-May-2017

123 KB
NINA-B1 software and certification updates IN

09-Mar-2017

96 KB
NINA-B1 series reached Initial Production status

14-Sep-2016

147 KB
NINA-B1 Engineering Samples IN

17-Jun-2016

148 KB
NINA-B1 Prototype build 2 IN

17-May-2016

69 KB

Conformity Declaration

NINA-B1 Declaration of Conformity (RED)

06-Jun-2017

92 KB

Firmware Update

NINA-B1 u-blox connectivity software v5.0.0

19-Mar-2019

729 KB
NINA-B1 u-blox connectivity software v4.0.0

24-Apr-2018

775 KB
NINA-B1 u-blox connectivity software v3.0.1

30-Jun-2017

689 KB
NINA-B1 u-blox connectivity software v2.0.0

10-Mar-2017

545 KB

Design Resources

iOS evaluation app for Bluetooth low energy modules (hosted on Github)
69 KB
Android evaluation app for Bluetooth low energy modules (hosted on Github)
78 KB

Webinar

Switch on Smart Lighting in Smart Cities & Buildings

04-Apr-2019

709 bytes
5 best practices in Smart Metering

14-Feb-2019

709 bytes
Elektrofahrzeuge laden – ganz ohne Kabel
709 bytes

White Paper

Use cases and regulatory approvals for wireless medical devices

27-Sep-2016

116 KB
Use case possibilities with Bluetooth low energy in IoT applications
637 KB
Short range low power wireless devices and Internet of Things (IoT)
688 KB