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From Nordic: "Introducing nRF9160 DK for cellular IoT applications"

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on January 26, 2019

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.


The nRF9160 DK is an affordable, fully featured single board development kit for developing with the nRF9160 System-in-Package using LTE-M, NB-IoT and GPS. It features a full LTE modem with LTE-M, NB-IoT and GPS support, additionally there is a dedicated application processor and integrated RF Front End (RFFE) and Power Management IC (PMIC) and all passives. The nRF9160 is requires an external SIM card, a power source and an antenna to be up and running.

The nRF9160 DK makes all GPIO (32) and peripherals available at edge connectors and the kit conforms to the Arduino Rev. 3 standard meaning it can be interfaced easily to the wide range of shields available in this form factor. There are 2 x user-programmable buttons, 2 x user-programmable switches and 4 x user-programmable LEDs. It supports Segger J-Link OB for program and debug and has debug IN/OUT for use with external boards. It can be connected to a computer to use Nordic’s development tools using the micro USB port on board. There are antennas for LTE, GPS and 2.4GHz.

The kit has an nRF52840 multi-protocol SoC on board which performs board management functions and can be used to develop hybrid applications that use both low power LTE and shorter range technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh, Thread, Zigbee, ANT and 2.4GHz proprietary.

 

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on January 26, 2019

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

Why partner with Symmetry Electronics? Symmetry's technical staff is specially trained by our suppliers to provide a comprehensive level of technical support. Our in-house Applications Engineers provide free design services to help customers early in the design cycle, providing solutions to save them time, money and frustration. Contact Symmetry for more information.

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