Bluetooth


Bluetooth SMD Module - RN-42 (v6.15)
This is the RN-42 module from Roving Networks, a powerful, small, and very easy to use. This Bluetooth module is designed to replace serial cables. The Bluetooth stack is completely encapsulated. The end user just sees serial characters being transmitted back and forth. Press the ‘A’ character from a terminal program on your computer and an ‘A’ will be pushed out the TX pin of the Bluetooth module. The RN-42 is pin a compatible substitution for the RN-41. The primary difference between the RN-42 and RN-41 is that the RN-42 is a Class 2 device meaning its range is about 50 to 60 feet and cor..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
Bluetooth SMD Module - BC127
This is the BC127, a highly flexible, low power, small form factor Bluetooth Version 4.0 Certified Audio module. Each module comes preloaded with BlueCreation Melody software, and is ideal for developers who want to quickly and cost effectively integrate Bluetooth functionality into a project. The BC127 module is equipped with an integrated antenna and is able to run all Bluetooth stacks and codecs at low energy and power consumption (3.3V - 4.7V and 15mA). These modules have an maximum operating range of 30m, a maximum data rate of 3Mbps, and a frequency band of 2402MHz to 2480MHz. Dimensi..
R572.37 (exc VAT)
Bluetooth SMD Module - RN-41 (v6.15)
This module from Roving Networks is powerful, small, and very easy to use. This Bluetooth module is designed to replace serial cables. The Bluetooth stack is completely encapsulated. The end user just sees serial characters being transmitted back and forth. Press the ‘A’ character from a terminal program on your computer and an ‘A’ will be pushed out the TX pin of the Bluetooth module. Note: These modules have been revised to remove three unused RF pads from the bottom of the module. For more information on what pads were removed and why, check out the change notes below. Features: Fully q..
R559.21 (exc VAT)
Bluetooth USB Module Mini
This is a handy little Bluetooth USB mini-adapter. This adapter supports Bluetooth v2.0 class 1 and has a maximum distance of up to 100m. The adapter also includes an indicator LED. Great for laptops and if you’re on the go! This device does not include any drivers or software, however, you shouldn’t need any as it supports the native Windows Bluetooth stack (Windows XP, Vista, 7). Plug it in and Windows should handle the rest. Of course, we couldn’t resist taking it apart. Features: Bluetooth v2.0 +EDR Class 1 (class 1 is manufacturer rated) Maximum wireless distance: 100m Supports nat..
R156.14 (exc VAT)
LightBlue Bean+
The LightBlue Bean+ is an Arduino-compatible development board from PunchThrough Design that you program wirelessly using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The Bean+ was specifically designed to get your BLE project up and running as quickly as possible, and that’s why PunchThrough has included an onboard lithium polymer battery, solderless headers and even a pair of Grove connectors. The board includes a temperature sensor and an accelerometer, as well as a tricolor LED, which means there are enough inputs and outputs onboard so you can start programming out of the box without the need for any add-..
R1,300.44 (exc VAT)
LilyPad Simblee BLE Board - RFD77101
The LilyPad Simblee BLE Board is a wearable development board that allows you to add mobile application functionality via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE, or Bluetooth 4.0) to your e-textile projects. Unlike other BLE solutions, the Simblee requires no specialized app development skills to realize the phone-side interface: all the necessary coding is done in the Arduino IDE and then uploaded to a browser app on the phone. With this board you will be able to create plenty of interesting wearable IoT projects! The Simblee RFD77101 module, equipped to this board, is intended to make embedded devices u..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Simblee DIP
The Simblee 7-pin DIP board is a finger-tip sized, Arduino compatible, wireless enabled microcontroller. What makes the Simblee great is the fact that it not only runs Arduino code and can do everything an Arduino can but it also allows you to define a User Interface for your smartphone in the Arduino code. When used in conjunction with the RFduino USB shield, simply plug the RFduino into a USB port of any computer and use the Arduino IDE to load your Arduino sketch, which automatically begins running on the Simblee board. Then you can detach the RFduino USB shield and plug the Simblee directl..
R650.00 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Simblee Starter Kit
This is the Simblee Starter Kit, a great trio of products in one box to help you get you started with and teach you the basics of Simblee. Inside this kit you will find three boards, the Simblee DIP mainboard, the USB programming shield, and the RGB LED/Button shield. When attached, the Simblee mainboard and the USB programming shield will be able to connect to the USB port on your computer and get your code through the Arduino IDE onto the RFduino DIP board. Add in the RGB LED/Button shield to give you a few simple inputs and outputs. The Simblee is a Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy BLE RF Module ..
R1,430.26 (exc VAT)
RN-52 - Bluetooth Audio Module
This RN-52 Bluetooth from Roving Network is an audio module that provides a highly integrated solution for delivering high quality stereo audio in a small form factor with little difficulty. This module is perfect for a project involving hands free audio for your car, remote controlling your media center, or streaming 2-channel audio. The RN-52 module combines a class 2 Bluetooth radio with an embedded digital signal processor (DSP). The module is programmed and controlled with a simple ASCII command language. It provides a UART interface, several user programmable I/O pins, stereo speaker o..
R546.05 (exc VAT)
RN42-XV Bluetooth Module - PCB Antenna
So it turns out that your XBee based device would work even better as a Bluetooth device… that probably means back to the drawing board, right? Well not anymore! Now you can swap in Bluetooth functionality without a major hardware redesign! The RN42XV is a small form factor, low power Bluetooth radio module offering plug-in compatibility for the widely used 2 x 10 (2mm) socket typically used for 802.15.4 radio modules. Based on the popular 2 x 10 (2mm) socket footprint often found in embedded applications, the Roving Networks’ RN42XV module provides Bluetooth connectivity in legacy and exist..
R467.98 (exc VAT)
Simblee BLE Module - RFD77101
The Simblee BLE Module is a small Arduino-programmable Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) module allowing you to get started playing with IoT (Internet of Things). The RFD77101 is a high performance, professional grade Bluetooth® Smart radio transceiver equipped with a built in ARM Cortex M0 microcontroller (with 128KB of Flash and 24KB of RAM, no EEPROM, running at 16MHz) that can be programmed using the simple-to-use Arduino IDE using Simblee extensions. Unlike other IoT offerings, Simblee integrates the GUI description code with the Arduino firmware running on the module. The tiny RFD77101 module feature..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Mate Gold
The Bluetooth Mate Gold is very similar to our BlueSMiRF modem, but it is designed specifically to be used with our Arduino Pros and LilyPad Arduinos. These modems work as a serial (RX/TX) pipe, and are a great wireless replacement for serial cables. Any serial stream from 2400 to 115200bps can be passed seamlessly from your computer to your target. We’ve tested these units successfully over open air at 350ft (106m)! Bluetooth Mate has the same pin out as the FTDI Basic, and is meant to plug directly into an Arduino Pro, Pro Mini, or LilyPad Mainboard. Because we’ve arranged the pins to do t..
R624.12 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Mate Silver
The Bluetooth Mate is very similar to our BlueSMiRF modem, but it is designed specifically to be used with our Arduino Pros and LilyPad Arduinos. These modems work as a serial (RX/TX) pipe, and are a great wireless replacement for serial cables. Any serial stream from 2400 to 115200bps can be passed seamlessly from your computer to your target. Bluetooth Mate has the same pin out as the FTDI Basic, and is meant to plug directly into an Arduino Pro, Pro Mini, or LilyPad Mainboard. Because we’ve arranged the pins to do this, you cannot directly plug the Bluetooth Mate to an FTDI Basic board (y..
R481.14 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Modem - BlueSMiRF Gold
The BlueSMiRF is the latest Bluetooth****wireless serial cable replacement from SparkFun Electronics! These modems work as a serial (RX/TX) pipe. Any serial stream from 2400 to 115200bps can be passed seamlessly from your computer to your target. We’ve tested these units successfully over open air at 350ft (106m)! The latest version of this board also breaks out PIO4. Note: The remote unit can be powered from 3.3V up to 6V for easy battery attachment. All signal pins on the remote unit are 3V-6V tolerant. No level shifting is required. Do not attach this device directly to a serial port. You ..
R624.12 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Module Breakout - Roving Networks (RN-41 v6.15)
This is a simple breakout for the Roving Networks Bluetooth module. All pertinent pins are broken out and labeled. This new version’s headers are unpopulated. Check below for appropriate headers. The module from Roving Networks is powerful, small, and very easy to use. This Bluetooth module is designed to replace serial cables. The Bluetooth stack is completely encapsulated. The end user just sees serial characters being transmitted back and forth. Press the ‘A’ character from a terminal program on your computer and an ‘A’ will be pushed out the TX pin of the Bluetooth module. Do not attach..
R676.32 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Simblee BLE Breakout - RFD77101
The SparkFun Simblee BLE Breakout board is a programmable board that allows you to add mobile app functionality via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE, or Bluetooth 4.0) to your embedded projects. Unlike other BLE solutions, the Simblee requires no specialized app development skills to realize the phone-side interface: all the necessary coding is done in the Arduino environment and then uploaded to a browser app on the phone. The Simblee RFD77101 module, equipped to this board, is intended to make embedded devices using Bluetooth Low Energy connections easier for everyone: hardware hackers, app develo..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
Bluetooth SMD Module - RN-41
Replacement:WRL-12575. The firmware on this Roving Networks product has been updated from version 4.77 to the 6.15 version. Go check it out! This page is for reference only. This module from Roving Networks is powerful, small, and very easy to use. This Bluetooth module is designed to replace serial cables. The Bluetooth****stack is completely encapsulated. The end user just sees serial characters being transmitted back and forth. Press the ‘A’ character from a terminal program on your computer and an ‘A’ will be pushed out the TX pin of the Bluetooth module. Note: These modules have been re..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
Bluetooth SMD Module - RN-42
This module from Roving Networks is powerful, small, and very easy to use. This Bluetooth module is designed to replace serial cables. The Bluetooth****stack is completely encapsulated. The end user just sees serial characters being transmitted back and forth. Press the ‘A’ character from a terminal program on your computer and an ‘A’ will be pushed out the TX pin of the Bluetooth module. The RN-42 is pin a compatible substitution for the RN-41. The primary difference between the RN-42 and RN-41 is that the RN-42 is a Class 2 device meaning its range is about 50 to 60 feet and correspondingl..
R312.28 (exc VAT)
Bluetooth SMD Module - RN-42-HID
This is the same Roving Networks Bluetooth module that you already know and love, but it comes firmware-configured for the HID protocol. HID, or “Human Interface Device,” is the communication protocol used for computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice and joysticks. This makes the RN-42-HID a simple and powerful tool for creating wireless peripheral devices which can be universally recognized and used without the installation of special drivers. The manual included in the documentation below goes into more detail about the Bluetooth HID profile. The RN-42 is perfect for short range, batte..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
iMedia HID Bluetooth Remote
Description: The iMedia is an open-source class 2 Bluetooth remote. Once paired with your Bluetooth device, you can use any of the 5 pre-programmed buttons to control your camera, phone, or custom-made device up to 30 feet away. Each of the iMedia HID Bluetooth Remote's buttons are multi-functional and can be programmed to offer a wide variety of unique functions. The built-in 110mAh battery lasts about 20 hours and can even be charged inside the remote using a microUSB cable. Documents: Datasheet (CSR BC417) Quick Start Guide Advanced Setup Guide Configura..
R936.40 (exc VAT)
RedBearLab BLE Nano - nRF51822
The BLE Nano from RedBearLab is one of the smallest Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy (BLE) development boards in the market. At each BLE Nano’s core is a Nordic nRF51822, an ARM Cortex-M0 SoC plus BLE capable of running at 16MHz with ultra low power consumption. The RedBearLab BLE Nano also supports numerous different wireless devices running iOS 7/8, Android 4.3 or higher, and Windows Phone 8.1. Developing a Bluetooth Smart enabled ‘appcessory’ (accessory device + companion application) is easier than ever. You can quickly produce prototypes and demos targeted for Internet of Things (IoT) and other ..
R389.91 (exc VAT)
RFduino - CR2032 Coin Battery Shield
This is the RFduino CR2032 Coin Battery Shield, a small add-on board for the RFduino DIP module that supplies 2-3V to your whole project. This shield can easily attach anywhere on your RFduino stack and will still be able to provide reliable power throughout your boards. The CR2032 Coin Battery Shield is also equipped with a power switch and, unlike the AAA Battery Shields, directly powers the RFduino without any regulation. Note: A CR2032 battery is NOT included with this shield but can be found in the Recommended Products section below. Features: Output Voltage: 2-3V Output Current: 25m..
R377.19 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Dev Kit
This is the RFduino Dev Kit, a great duo of products in one box to help you get you started with and teach you the basics of RFduino. Inside this kit you will find two RFduino boards, the DIP mainboard and the USB shield. When attached, these two boards will be able to connect to the USB port on your computer and get your code through the Arduino IDE onto the RFduino DIP board. The RFduino is a Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy BLE RF Module with Built-In ARM Cortex-M0 and RFD22301 SMT module for rapid development and prototyping projects. The RFduino operates at 3V and 18mA (4uA ULP), transmits of a ..
R936.40 (exc VAT)
RFduino - DIP
This is the RFduino DIP board, a finger-tip sized, Arduino compatible, wireless enabled microcontroller. What makes the RFduino great is the fact that it runs Arduino code and can do everything an Arduino can, plus much more. When used in conjunction with the RFduino USB shield, simply plug the RFduino into a USB port of any computer and use the Arduino IDE to load your Arduino sketch, which automatically begins running on the RFduino. Then you can detach the RFduino USB shield and plug the RFduino directly into your project. It’s that easy! The RFduino is a Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy BLE RF Mo..
R572.37 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Dual AAA Battery Shield
This is the RFduino Dual AAA Battery Shield, a long add-on board for the RFduino DIP module that supplies 3.3V to your whole project. This shield can easily attach anywhere on your RFduino stack and will still be able to provide reliable power throughout each board. The Dual AAA Battery Shield is also equipped with a power switch and a step-up switching regulator which allows the batteries to be drained down to low voltages while still providing a stable 3.3V to your RFduino. Note: AAA batteries are NOT included with this shield but can be found in the Recommended Products section below. Fe..
R481.14 (exc VAT)
RFduino - MicroSD Shield
This is the RFduino MicroSD Shield, a tiny add-on board that provides you with a means to read and write to microSD cards with your RFduino. This little shield allows you to be able to access gigabytes worth of external memory and removes one of the few drawbacks of the main RFduino board. Like the rest of the RFduino product line this shield can attach anywhere on your stack and still provide you with a reliable connection. The MicroSD Shield requires a supply voltage of 3.0-3.3V and has a max current draw of 100mA at its peak. Note: Due to this current draw be sure not to use the CR2032 Ba..
R377.19 (exc VAT)
RFduino - PCB USB Shield
This is the RFduino PCB USB Shield, a small add-on board that plugs into any USB port and is used to load your sketches onto an RFduino module. This shield is almost identical to the RFduino USB Shield and provides the same basic function. The PCB USB Shield can be attached to any solderless breadboard with the RFduino DIP plugged on top or even below it for better ease of use. Once your code is loaded onto the RFduino, this USB Shield can be detached! On-board the RFduino PCB USB Shield is a 3.3V regulator which can be used to supply power to the RFduino DIP module as well as other shields a..
R518.86 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Proto Shield
This is the RFduino Proto Shield, a finger-tip sized board that can be attached to the main RFduino Dip module to create your own custom circuits and prototypes. The Proto Shield provides access to the 3V supply rail and ground, in addition to a free grid area in the center for soldering your chosen circuits. This shield is great for combining your own creations with the rest of the RFduino line! Documents: Schematic Datasheet PCB Layout Product Video ..
R221.05 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Relay Shield
This is the RFduino Relay Shield, a beefy add-on board that allows your RFduino to control higher voltage and current loads through 2 relays. This shield provides great support of RFduino projects that require high power consumption or distribution. Like the rest of the RFduino product line this shield can attach anywhere on your stack and still provide you with a reliable connection. The Relay Shield provides two SPDT, independently controlled relays with a max voltage and current of 12VDC at 1A. Features: Max Voltage: 12VDC Max Current: 1A 2 SPDT Relay Outputs Documents: Schematic D..
R624.12 (exc VAT)
RFduino - RGB/Button Shield
This is the RGB/Button Shield for RFduino, a small add-on board for the RFduino DIP module. Just as its name suggests, this little board is equipped with two pushbuttons and an RGB LED. This shield can be easily attached above or below any other RFduino product and will work perfectly with the RFduino Colorwheel and RFduino LEDButton iOS apps (both found in the Documents section below). Both button inputs on the RGB/Button Shield offer 10k resistor pull downs. This shield, when used in conjunction with the RFduino DIP and USB Shield boards can create a very easy project for beginners! Docume..
R312.28 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Servo Shield
This is the RFduino Servo Shield, a small board that can be used with the RFduino DIP module to drive up to 4 servos at once. This pretty much as small as servo controllers get even when attached to the RFduino DIP board. With this shield and the RFduino Servo iOS app you will actually be able to wirelessly control your servos! This shield does require that you supply it with 5-6VDC power for the servos, this does not include the 3V needed to operate the RFduino interface. Features: Input Voltage: 6VDC Max 4 Servo Outputs Documents: Schematic Datasheet PCB Layout iOS Apps Product Vide..
R377.19 (exc VAT)
RFduino - Single AAA Battery Shield
This is the RFduino Single AAA Battery Shield, a long add-on board for the RFduino DIP module that supplies 3.3V to your whole project. This shield can easily attach anywhere on your RFduino stack and will still be able to provide reliable power throughout each board. The Single AAA Battery Shield is also equipped with a power switch and a step-up switching regulator which allows the 1.5V battery to be drained down to low voltages while still providing a stable 3.3V to your RFduino. Note: AAA batteries are NOT included with this shield but can be found in the Recommended Products section bel..
R481.14 (exc VAT)
RFduino - USB Shield
This is the RFduino USB shield, a small add-on board that plugs into any USB port and is used to load your sketches onto an RFduino module. This shield can also be attached to any solderless breadboard with the RFduino DIP plugged on top or even below it for better ease of use. Once your code is loaded onto the RFduino, this USB Shield can be detached! On-board the RFduino USB Shield is a 3.3V regulator which can be used to supply power to the RFduino DIP module as well as other shields and possibly the rest of your circuit. Note: This shield is required to load code onto your RFduino. Feat..
R572.37 (exc VAT)
RN41-XV Bluetooth Module - Chip Antenna
So it turns out that your XBee based device would work even better as a Bluetooth device… that probably means back to the drawing board, right? Well not anymore! Now you can swap in Bluetooth functionality without a major hardware redesign! The RN41XV is a small form factor, low power Bluetooth radio module offering plug-in compatibility for the widely used 2 x 10 (2mm) socket typically used for 802.15.4 radio modules. Based on the popular 2 x 10 (2mm) socket footprint often found in embedded applications, the Roving Networks’ RN41XV module provides Bluetooth connectivity in legacy and exist..
R624.12 (exc VAT)
SparkFun BLE Mate 2
This is the SparkFun BLE Mate 2, an efficient and reliable Bluetooth 4.0 development board. The BLE Mate 2 closely resembles a breakout board, in that nearly every pin on the on-board BC118 module is made available to access. This board is actually a close cousin to our Gold and Silver Bluetooth Mates and functions in a very similar way but, as the name implies, operates as Bluetooth Low Energy instead of Bluetooth 2.0. The BLE Mate 2 offers a six-pin header on the end opposite the BC118 module which is used as a “host” serial pinout, the same as that on the FTDI Basic boards, which allows th..
R389.04 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Modem - BlueSMiRF HID
The BlueSMiRF HID is essentially the same board as the BlueSMiRF Silver but the populated RN-42 comes loaded with the HID firmware. HID, or “Human Interface Device,” is the communication protocol used for computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice and joysticks. This makes the RN-42-HID a simple and powerful tool for creating wireless peripheral devices which can be universally recognized and used without the installation of special drivers. The manual included in the documentation below goes into more detail about the Bluetooth HID profile. The remote unit can be powered from 3.3V up to 6..
R507.02 (exc VAT)
RedBearLab BLE Nano Kit - nRF51822
The BLE Nano from RedBearLab is the smallest Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy (BLE) development board on the market. With the included MK20 USB in this kit, you’ll be able to deploy firmware to BLE Nano even easier. At each BLE Nano’s core is a Nordic nRF51822, an ARM Cortex-M0 System on Chip (SoC), plus BLE capable of running at 16MHz with ultra low power consumption. The RedBearLab BLE Nano also supports numerous different wireless devices running iOS 7/8, Android 4.3 or higher, and Windows Phone 8.1. The DAPLink board functions as a USB dongle, accepting 5V from the USB port and regulating it to 3..
R702.19 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Modem - BlueSMiRF Silver
The BlueSMiRF Silver is the latest Bluetooth wireless serial cable replacement from SparkFun Electronics! This version of the popular BlueSMiRF uses the RN-42 module which has a bit less range than the RN-41 module used in the BlueSMiRF Gold. These modems work as a serial (RX/TX) pipe. Any serial stream from 2400 to 115200bps can be passed seamlessly from your computer to your target. The remote unit can be powered from 3.3V up to 6V for easy battery attachment. All signal pins on the remote unit are 3V-6V tolerant. No level shifting is required. Do not attach this device directly to a seria..
R467.98 (exc VAT)
Ubertooth One
The Ubertooth One is an open source 2.4 GHz wireless development platform suitable for Bluetooth experimentation. Based on the powerful LPC175x ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller with full-speed USB 2.0, the Ubertooth One is a great way to develop custom Class 1 comparable Bluetooth devices. The entire board is only****two and a half inches long with a USB-A connector at one end and an RP-SMA connector at the other. One thing that sets the Ubertooth apart from other Bluetooth development platforms is that it’s capable of not only sending and receiving 2.4 GHz signals, but can also operate in moni..
R2,575.00 (exc VAT)
RedBearLab BLE Nano Kit - nRF51822
The BLE Nano from RedBearLab is the smallest Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy (BLE) development board in the market and with the included MK20 USB in this kit you’ll be able to deploy firmware to BLE Nano even easier. At each BLE Nano’s core is a Nordic nRF51822, an ARM Cortex-M0 SoC plus BLE capable of running at 16MHz with ultra low power consumption. The RedBearLab BLE Nano also supports numerous different wireless devices running iOS 7/8, Android 4.3 or higher, and Windows Phone 8.1. The MK20 board functions as a USB dongle, accepting 5V from the USB port and regulating it to 3.3V via the onboard..
R702.19 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Purpletooth Jamboree - BC127 Development Board
This is the PurpleTooth Jamboree a full-function board, designed to provide audio bridge support through the A2DP, HFP, and AVRCP Bluetooth Classic profiles. The module is also dual mode which means it can operate as Bluetooth 2.1 or Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE). It includes circuitry for converting single-ended audio inputs and microphones to balanced inputs for the module, and converting the module’s balanced audio output to an amplified single-ended signal suitable for line-input and headphones. The PurpleTooth also includes buttons for pairing and sending audio commands to remote devices, battery c..
R923.25 (exc VAT)
SparkFun Bluetooth Audio Breakout - BC127
This is a breakout for the BC127 Bluetooth Module. The BC127 is a highly flexible, low power, small form factor Bluetooth Version 4.0 Certified Audio module. This is an ideal module for developers who want to quickly and cost effectively integrate Bluetooth functionality into their products. The BC127 Breakout board provides basic access to all the pins on the BC127 module, along with a six-pin serial header with the same pinout as the FTDI Basic boards, allowing it to connect to boards like the Arduino Pro, Pro Mini, and LilyPad. It also includes voltage regulation, serial data level shifti..
R780.26 (exc VAT)

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