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NINA-B3 (u-connect)

Stand-alone Bluetooth 5 low energy modules

Full Bluetooth 5 made easy

  • Full Bluetooth 5 with high data rate and long range
  • u‑connect software for accelerated time to market
  • Pin compatible with other NINA modules
  • Superior security functionality
  • Global certification
  • Multiple antenna options
NINA-B301NINA-B302NINA-B306NINA-B311NINA-B312NINA-B316
10 x 11.6/15.0 x 2.2/3.5 mm

Product variants

NINA-B311

With antenna pin, 10.0 x 11.6 x 2.2 mm, use with u-connectXpress or u-connectScript

NINA-B312

With internal PIFA antenna, 10.0 x 15.0 x 3.8 mm, use with u-connectXpress or u-connectScript

NINA-B316

With internal PCB antenna, 10.0 x 15.0 x 2.2 mm , use with u-connectXpress or u-connectScript

Product variantsNINA-B311NINA-B312NINA-B316
Short range features 
Bluetooth qualificationv5.0 (Bluetooth low energy)
Bluetooth low energy output power EIRP [dBm]10
Throughput [Mbit/s]0.8
Bluetooth profiles and services 
Bluetooth GATT
Microprocessor on board  
Standalone module
Interfaces 
UART1
USB1
SPI3
I²C2
GPIO28
ADC8
Electrical data 
Minimum supply [V]1.70
Maximum supply [V]3.6
Environmental data, quality & reliability 
Maximum temperature [°C]85
Minimum temperature [°C]-40
Size [mm]10.0 x 11.6 x 2.210.0 x 15.0 x 3.810.0 x 15.0 x 2.2
Features 
AT command support
Extended Data Mode protocol
Low energy serial port service
Secure boot
Other 
MarketsAutomotive & Transport, Industry, Smart Cities, Unmanned Vehicle, Healthcare, Smart Home & Buildings

Product Summary

NINA-B31 Product Summary

06-Aug-2019

247 KB

User Guide

u-connectXpress software

01-Jul-2019

2.52 MB
EVK-NINA-B3 User Guide

17-Apr-2019

2.06 MB
s-center User Guide

12-Dec-2018

586 KB

Data Sheet

Integration Manual

NINA-B3 System Integration Manual

10-May-2019

2.49 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

Bluetooth Mesh with u-connect software

11-Jul-2019

1.09 MB
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
u-connectScript with NINA-B3 series

05-Mar-2019

1.25 MB
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-connectXpress Mesh Experimental v0.7.0 for NINA-B3 series

11-Jul-2019

112 KB
u-connectScript Mesh Experimental v0.7.0 for NINA-B3 series

11-Jul-2019

91 KB
u-connectScript v1.0.1 for NINA-B3 series

10-May-2019

64 KB
u-connectXpress v2.0.0 for NINA-B31 series

02-May-2019

118 KB
u-connectScript v1.0.0 for NINA-B3 series

10-Apr-2019

52 KB
u-blox connectivity software v1.0.0 for NINA-B31 series

14-Sep-2018

91 KB

Information Note

u-connect Bluetooth mesh experimental software available for NINA-B3

11-Jul-2019

100 KB
u-connectXpress software v2 available for NINA-B3

02-May-2019

123 KB
NINA-B3 series variant with PCB antenna reached Initial Production status

29-Apr-2019

99 KB
NINA-B3 series reached Initial Production status

18-Sep-2018

131 KB
NINA-B3-ES IN

20-Jun-2018

94 KB

Conformity Declaration

NINA-B3 Declaration of Conformity (RED)

14-Sep-2018

68 KB

Firmware Update

NINA-B3 u-connectScript Mesh SW v0.7.0 (experimental)

11-Jul-2019

399 KB
NINA-B3 u-connectXpress Mesh SW v0.7.0 (experimental)

11-Jul-2019

404 KB
NINA-B3 u-connectScript Software v1.0.1

10-May-2019

301 KB
NINA-B31 u-connectXpress Software v2.0.0

24-Apr-2019

346 KB
NINA-B3 u-connectScript Software v1.0.0

10-Apr-2019

325 KB
NINA-B31X u-blox connectivity software v1.0.0

11-Sep-2018

317 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