DVK-RM1xx - Development kit for Laird RM1xx series of LoRa and BLE modules

The Laird DVK-RM1xx development kit provides a platform for rapid wireless connectivity prototyping, providing multiple options for the development of LoRa and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) applications.

The Laird LoRa and BLE development kit is designed to support the rapid development of applications and software for the RM1xx series of LoRa and BLE modules featuring Laird's innovative event driven programming language - smartBASIC.

For sales and technical development support from our in-house engineering team, please contact the Alpha Micro team.


The kit contains the following items:

Development board The development board has the required RM1xx module soldered onto it and exposes all the various hardware interfaces available
Power options
  • USB cable - Type A to micro type B. (The cable also provides serial communications via the FTDI USB - RS232 converter chip on the development board.)
  • DC barrel plug with clips for connection to external power supply (7-12V)
  • 3x AAA battery holder fitted on underside of development board
2 pin jumpers for pin headers x 5 Supplied 2 pin jumpers spares. The jumpers are for 2.54 mm pitch headers used on DVK-RM1xxV1 development board.
Fly lead x 6 Supplied to allow simple connection of any RM1xxmodule pin (available on Plated Though Holes on J28, J29, J1(J3, J4, J5, J9), J7, J8, J10, J13, J14) to any Arduino pin (available on Plated Though Holes on J15, J23, J16, J17, J20, J24, J21)
External LoRa® dipole antenna Externa multiband LoRa dipole antenna, 0.9dBi, 863-928MHz, (Laird part # 0600-00060)
Web link card Provides links to additional information including the RM1xx user manual, firmware, terminal utilities, schematics, quick start guides, and firmware release notes and much more.

Note: Sample smartBASIC applications are available to download from the Laird RM1xx applications GitHub webpage.

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Last updated: 4 May 2017