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NINA-B1 (u-connect)

Stand-alone Bluetooth low energy modules with NFC

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

  • Bluetooth 5
  • u‑connect software for accelerated time to market
  • Option to use open CPU for customer applications
  • 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 u-connectXpress software

NINA-B112

With internal antenna, 10.0 x 14.0 x 3.8 mm, use with u-connectXpress software

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]0.8
Maximum number of connections7
Bluetooth profiles and services 
Bluetooth GATT
Microprocessor on board  
Standalone module
Interfaces 
UART1
SPI1
I²C1
GPIO7
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 
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

18-Jul-2019

227 KB

User Guide

u-connectXpress software

01-Jul-2019

2.52 MB
s-center User Guide

12-Dec-2018

586 KB

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-connect AT Commands Manual

01-Jul-2019

1.32 MB
u-blox Bootloader

19-Jun-2019

255 KB

Application Note

Open Source Software Licenses - Short Range Modules

01-Jul-2019

565 KB
u-connectXpress Bluetooth Security

29-May-2019

457 KB
u-connectXpress Throughput Measurements App Note

22-May-2019

624 KB
NINA module family nested design

21-Sep-2018

373 KB

Evaluation Software

s-center setup, v4.9.0

31-Jul-2019

9.59 MB
BLE iOS App (available on iTunes)

19-Mar-2019

230 KB
BLE Android App (available on Google Play)

19-Mar-2019

490 KB

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

Information Note

NINA-B1 u-connectXpress v5 available

12-Mar-2019

144 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

Design Resources

iOS evaluation app for Bluetooth low energy modules (hosted on Github)
74 KB
Android evaluation app for Bluetooth low energy modules (hosted on Github)
85 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
Electric vehicle charging goes wireless
709 bytes

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