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NINA-B1 series

Stand-alone Bluetooth low energy modules with NFC

The most advanced Bluetooth low energy modules

  • Bluetooth 5
  • Advanced Serial Port Service
  • GATT server and client
  • Open CPU with Arm® Mbed™ and Nordic SDK
  • Internal or external antenna
  • Global certification
NINA-B1 series modules
10 x 10.6 x 2.2 / 10 x 14.0 x 3.8 mm

Product variants

NINA-B111 (open CPU)

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

NINA-B112 (open CPU)

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

NINA-B111 (uCS)

With antenna pin, 10.0 x 10.6 x 2.2 mm, use with u-blox connectivity software (uCS)

NINA-B112 (uCS)

With internal antenna, 10.0 x 14.0 x 3.8 mm, use with u-blox connectivity software (uCS)

Product variantsNINA-B111 (open CPU)NINA-B112 (open CPU)NINA-B111 (uCS)NINA-B112 (uCS)
Antenna 
Antenna pin--
Internal antenna--
Area 
Global
Short range features 
Bluetooth qualificationv5.0 (Bluetooth low energy)
Bluetooth low energy output power EIRP [dBm]7676
Maximum range [m]350300350300
Throughput [Mbit/s]1.40.8
Maximum number of connections208
Bluetooth profiles and services 
Bluetooth GATT
Microprocessor on board  
Standalone module
Programmable module-
Interfaces 
UART1
SPI1
I²C1
GPIO197
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 according to CTCC/CMCC-
IPv6-
Mesh networking-
AT command support-
Extended Data Mode protocol-
Low energy serial port service-
Other 
MarketsAutomotive & Transport, Industry, Wearables, Smart Cities, Healthcare, Retail, Smart Home & Buildings

Product Summary

NINA-B1 Product Summary

27-Feb-2018

316 KB

User Guide

s-center User Guide

12-Dec-2018

586 KB
EVK-NINA-B1 User Guide

07-Dec-2018

2.86 MB

Data Sheet

NINA-B1 Data Sheet

21-Nov-2018

2.04 MB

Getting Started

NINA-B1 Getting Started

21-Nov-2018

1.26 MB

Integration Manual

NINA-B1 System Integration Manual

21-Nov-2018

2.52 MB

Interface Manual

u-blox Short Range Modules AT Commands Manual

14-Dec-2018

1.2 MB
Low Energy Serial Port Service Protocol Specification

12-Sep-2018

242 KB
Extended Data Mode Protocol Specification

12-Sep-2018

242 KB

Application Note

Open Source Software Licenses - Short Range Modules

23-Nov-2018

393 KB
NINA module family nested design

21-Sep-2018

373 KB
NINA-B1 Throughput Measurements App Note

24-Apr-2018

532 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, v4.7.0

28-Nov-2018

9.46 MB
BLE Android App (available on Google Play)

15-May-2017

439 KB
BLE iOS App (available on iTunes)
87 KB
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 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 software, certification, and mass production updates

24-Apr-2018

140 KB
NINA-B1 Prototype build 2 IN

17-May-2016

69 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

Conformity Declaration

NINA-B1 Declaration of Conformity (RED)

06-Jun-2017

92 KB

Firmware Update

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

Overview

u-blox Package Information Guide

21-Aug-2018

2.55 MB

White Paper

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