MK10 Bluetooth 5.0 NRF52840 Module

MK10 series BLE nRF52840 module is a BT 5.0 stack (Bluetooth low energy or BLE) module designed based on Nordic nRF52840 SoC solution, which incorporates: GPIO, SPI, UART,I2C, I2S, PMD, PWM, ADC, NFC and USB interfaces for connecting peripherals and sensors.

BLE nrf52840 bluetooth module
Specifications & Features

Bluetooth 5, IEEE 802.15.4, 2.4 GHz transceiver

-95dBm sensitivity in 1Mbps Bluetooth low energy (BLE) mode
-103dBm sensitivity in 125Kbps BLE mode (long range)
+8 dBm TX power (down to -20 dBm in 4 dB steps)
On-air compatible with nRF52, nRF51, nRF24L and nRF24AP Series
Programmable output power from +8dBm to -20dB
RSSI (1dB resolution)

Supported data rates:
Bluetooth 5: 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps, 500 kbps, 125 kbps
IEEE 802.15.4-2006: 250 kbps
Proprietary 2.4 GHz: 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps

ARM Cortex –M4 32-bit processor with FPU, 64 MHz

Memory: 1MB flash / 256KB RAM

HW accelerated security

ARM TrustZone Cryptocell 310 security subsystem
128 bit AES / ECB / CCM / AAR co-processor (on-the-fly packet encryption)

Advanced on-chip interfaces

USB 2.0 full speed (12Mbps) controller
QSPI 32MHz interface
High speed 32MHz SPI
Type 2 near field communication (NFC-A) tag with wake-on field
Programmable peripheral interconnect (PPI)
48 general purpose I/O pins
EasyDMA automated data transfer between memory and peripherals.

12 bit, 200ksps ADC – 8 configurable channels with programmable gain

4 x 4 channel pulse width modulator (PWM) units with EasyDMA

Audio peripherals : I2S, digital microphone interface (PDM)

5 X 32-bit timers with counter mode

Up to 4 x SPI masters / 3 x SPI slaves with EasyDMA

Up to 2 x I2C compatible 2-wire masters / slaves

2 x UART(CTS/RTS) with EasyDMA

Quadrature decoder (QDEC)

3 x 24-bit real-time counters (RTC)


Flexible power management

Supply voltage range 1.7V to 5.5V
On-chip DC/DC and LDO regulators with automated low current modes
Regulated supply for external components from 1.8V to 3.3V
Automated peripheral power management
Fast wake-up using 64MHz internal oscillator
0.4uA at 3V in System OFF mode, no RAM retention
1.5uA at 3V in System ON mode, no RAM retention, wake on RTC

Bluetooth Module Applications

IoT Networks

Smart home (such as door locks, lighting) sensors and controllers
Smart city sensor networks
Industrial IoT sensors and controllers
Connected white goods

Personal Area Networks

Health / fitness sensor and monitor device
Medical device

Interactive entertainment devices

Advanced remote controls
Gaming controller

Advanced wearables

Connected watches
Advanced personal fitness devices
Wearables with wireless secure payment
Connected Health
Virtual/Augmented Reality applications

High performance HID Controllers

Mesh Network

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