Small Form Factor Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Reference Design

(ACTIVE) TIDA-00358

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Description

This design showcases the CC254x family of Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) + a meandered F antenna in a compact form factor that can be soldered to an existing PCB. This reference design provides access to all I/Os of the BLE wireless MCU allowing the evaluation of BLE connectivity in existing systems. This design is compatible with Texas Instrumentss royalty-free BLE stack that include example applications for faster evaluation.

Features
  • Automotive-qualified CC2541-Q1 available (Note: There is a slight pinout change from CC2541)
  • Provides reference design for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) antenna design- leveraging low cost trace antenna
  • Antenna performance provided in the test data
  • 22 Pin Functions are available
  • 2 SPI ports/ UART ports
  • I2C port
  • 2 GPIO ports with 20mA drive capability
  • 21 multiplex GPIOs
  • 8 ADC channels
  • 32 KHz-based sleep timer
  • BLE firmware and iOS app software is free of charge when used with TI radios or similar to help customers get to market faster

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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
CC2541-Q1  Automotive qualified SimpleLink Bluetooth low energy wireless MCU  Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

Technical Documents

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User guides (2)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 266 11 Dec 2014 63
ZIP 1253 11 Dec 2014 26
Design files (3)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
ZIP 304 11 Dec 2014 49
PDF 219 11 Dec 2014 37
PDF 182 11 Dec 2014 55
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Software (2)

Name Part Number Software Type
Bluetooth low energy software stack  BLE-STACK  Software Libraries 



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