BL654 series - Bluetooth 5.0 modules & USB adapters, stand-alone, programming options
Powered by Nordic’s nRF52840 silicon, the small form factor BL654 series modules and USB Dongle provide for a secure, robust BLE and Cortex -M4F CPU for any OEM’s product design.
BL654 series features:
Bluetooth 5 & Thread (802.15.4) - Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) plus NFC, featuring Nordic nRF52840
Widest range of configurable interfaces - UART, I2C, SPI, ADC, GPIO, PWM, FREQ, USB, and NFC
2Mbps & LE Long Range - Support for 2Mbps, 1Mbps, & 125kps coded
Hostless operation with powerful core - Internal MCU reduces BOM and Cortex-M4F (1Mbit Flash, 256k RAM)
Application design choice - Leverage Laird’s smartBASIC, simple AT Command Set or utilise Nordic SDK directly
USB dongle option - Packaged USB Adapter – bring full Bluetooth 5 connectivity to ANY device with a virtual COM port capability
BL654 evaluation kits are an ideal way to assess the performance and functionality of these powerful compact modules.
Building on Laird Connectivity’s expertise with Nordic from the BL600 and BL652 series comes the most powerful yet -the BL654 series. It provides OEMs with the maximum design flexibility and performance. A complete multi-protocol embedded wireless offering with exceptional processing capability, all at a micro power budget.
The BL654 provides you with maximum development flexibility with programming options for the Nordic SDK, a simple, intuitive AT Command Set, as well as Laird Connectivity’s own smartBASIC environment.
The BL654 series brings out all nRF52840 hardware features and capabilities including USB access, up to 5.5V supply considerations, and 802.15.4 (Thread) implementation. Complete regulatory certifications enable faster time to market and reduced development risk completes Laird Connectivity’s simplification of your next Bluetooth design.
BL654 Bluetooth 5 module, on-board antenna (cut tape)451-00001
BL654 Bluetooth 5 module, on-board antenna (reels of 1000)451-00002C
BL654 Bluetooth 5 module, IPEX MHF4 connector for external antenna (cut tape)451-00002
BL654 Bluetooth 5 module, IPEX MHF4 connector for external antenna (reels of 1000)451-00003
BL654 Bluetooth 5 USB adapter with smartBASIC (supplied individually)451-00004
BL654 Bluetooth 5 USB adapter for Nordic SDK/Zephyr (supplied individually)