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## Using ANT with nrf51 dongle for beginner

Hi, I'd like to use nrf51 dongle to scan for ant/ant+ communication, but I can't understand how to do that... it doesn't work with antware sw and I don't know how to use it in ... (more)

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## Do the examples for PCA10028 or PCA10040 work the same for PCA10031? If no what chnages are required for the examples to work for PCA10031

I am trying to run the examples given by Nordic on my nRF51 dongle. Most the examples are for PCA10028 or PCA10040 where as my dongle is PCA10031. I tried running them but i am not able to get the ... (more)

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## BLE Advertising, a beginner's tutorial [closed]

Hello everyone,

Lately I have been struggling while trying to run "BLE Advertising, a beginner's tutorial". My hardware consists of NRF51822 and PCA1000 dongle. I use SDK_11.0.0 and the example provided at github https://github.com/NordicSemiconducto ... (more)

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## Nrf connect for PCA10048

Hi:

I have a PCA10048 on my hand. and I want to use it as a dongle.

What should I do for it ?

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## nrf51 dongle mbed interface source code

Hi Nordic devzone,

I'm wondering if you guys at Nordic are willing to release the source code for the mbed interface binary for the ATSAM3U2C. The current version of this binary on your site is nrf51822aa_atsam3u2c_if_mbed_V0218_19022015.bin.

Or if ... (more)

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## Can I use master control panel with a non offical usb dongle board ?

I have an after market breakout board for nrf51822 with a usb-to-serial chip (cp2102) that I bought from Amazon. It should act as an NRF51 USB dongle (pca10031-like) but with half the price.

I managed to flash the MEFW on ... (more)

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## nRF52 DK as BLE dongle?

Hello!

I have nRF52 DK and 1 custom designed nrf52832 PCB.

Is it possible to use the one of the nRF52 DK as the BLE dongle and run the ble_app_uart example code on my custom designed PCB which used to ... (more)

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## NRF51 Dongle radio peripheral question

I have a question about using the "Radio" peripheral on the NR51422 Dongle development ki

I am putting together a fairly simple prototype device that needs to transmit a packet in one direction, from the NR51 dongle to another NR51 ... (more)

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## How Can I sniff GATT Service or Characteristic Attributes by PCA10031 (NRF51 Dongle)?

By using ble-sniffer, I success to catch BLE Advertising packet with my NRF51 Dongle in CMD and WIRESHARK either.
But, I can't sniff any other packet except type of ADV_IND, ADV_SCAN_IND, SCAN_REQ.SCAN_RSP and some of Unknown (CRC Incorrect ...
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## Windows BLE Compatibilty

I made a BLE peripheral (nRF52 + SDK11.0.0 + s132) and have so far been using Android devices (that supports 7.5ms connection events) to connect to it. I want to connect to a PC now and support various Windows ... (more)

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## nRF51 Dongle Antenna Gain

Hi there,

Can somebody provide the antenna gain of the nRF51 dongle with meander antenna?

Thanks!

Alvin

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## nRF24LU1 wakeup interrupt [closed]

Hi, Nordic I see two interrupts:

#define USB_WU_ISR()    void usb_wu_isr(void)   interrupt INTERRUPT_USB_WU  // USB wakeup interrupt (0x5b)
#define WU_ISR()        void wu_isr(void)       interrupt INTERRUPT_WU      // Internal wakeup interrupt (0x6b)


maybe WU_ISR() is one function USB Dongle auto resume itselft, now I ... (more)

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## How to disable usb suspend on nRF24LU1P [closed]

Hi, Nordic I have one nRF24LU1P, I program app to made it as USB Dongle.

Now I need to disable usb suspend or once USB suspend, app resume usb immeiately.

Could you help me? I know when usb suspend, it ... (more)

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## Benchmarking Bluetooth 5 setup with nRF52840

Hi,

I am looking to test the performance (range, data throughput, packet drop rate etc.) of BT5 in application specific setting using nRF52840. Ideally this would be done by establishing BT5 connection between two PCs, which would be used to ... (more)

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## Meandered trace antenna with nRF52832-QFAA

Hi, I'm trying to create a custom PCB that uses nRF52832-QFAA and a Meandered trace antenna.

The PCB's environments are 4 layered, FR4, 1.6mm thick, and green PSR ink.

Thanks to Bjørn Spockeli's answer, I was ... (more)

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## How to make permanently unique Bluetooth pairs?

I want to setup pairs of nRF51-dongle and nRF51-beacon where dongle-1 will always bond with beacon-1, dongle-2 with beacon-2, etc. If dongle-1 and beacon-2 are switched on while beacon-1 is still off, dongle-1 must not bond with beacon-2.

I'm ... (more)

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## How to add HID on NRF51 Dongle [closed]

Hello, I need HID device with NRF51 Dongle. when NRF51 Dongle insert PC, PC will check it as HID device. So, could anybody can share suggestion how to add HID on NRF51 Dongle?

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## how to make nrf52 as USB Dongle

Dear Now, I need make one nrf52832 board as USB Dongle, it can be HID device by checked from PC. And, nrf52832 should support esb protocol, now for esb, I know something. But how to make nrf52832 board as USB ... (more)

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## How to do Proximity Search with nRF51422

Hi guys,

I have two nrF51 dongles and I am really interested in making the pairing of both of them using the proximity search feature of ANT. So far what I did is, I took the broadcast example and converted ... (more)

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## Change Transmission Power nrf51 Dongle

Hi. I have two nrf51 dongles that communicate with each other. When I set the transmission power to -30 dB, the range is almost like 15cm, but whe I set it to -20 dB, it has a range upto, say ... (more)

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## Development with NRF52 and sniffing

I want to start developing a Bluetooth device with the NRF52 DK. For debugging and sniffing purposes to see what is going over the air, use the NRF51 dongle, get a NRF51 DK or a second NRF52 DK ? What is ... (more)

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## NRF Dongle Protocol

Hi

I need to develop PC software to Discover, Connect, Get and Set data to the nrf device that we developed.

I am using the MCP and nrf connect but my client want to have his own app.

Where can ... (more)

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## Can the nrf51 dongle be used with simulANT+?

I have a nrf51 Dongle handy and I'm wondering if it can be used as an ANT+ to USB gateway for running simulANT+ on my PC? If this is possible, where can I find the dongle firmware and USB ... (more)

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## nRF Dongle as UART client python

Hi, I'm trying to write a simple python application on Windows 7 that communicates with a BLE peripheral running Nordic UART Service. I'm using the nRF dongle and pyserial and can get prints from the dongle when it ... (more)

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## nRF51 sniffer ( same issue as previous question)

Hi, I just purchased an nRF51 sniffer. I have set everything up as per the UM. When I invoke the sniffer application, it says scanning for devices, but nothing shows up. I searched thru the archives to see if anyone ... (more)

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## nRF Dongle as sniffer won't sniff properly

Hi,

I'm using the nRF Dongle for sniffing. Apparently there are many problems with the sniffer application.

First of all, the CTRL+R command for downloading the FW did not work. I had to install the HEX manually (apparently ... (more)

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## Issues with Proximity Example

I tried to get the ble_app_proximity example to work today, with either the nRF51-DK, nRF51-Dongle or nRF52-DK, along with the Nordic Connect app on Android.

I encounter the following issues:

With nRF5 SDK v11, the code size became too large ... (more)

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## nRF connect v1.0 error

Hi Nordic, I am using PCA10000 v2.2.0 with MCP and FW "MEFW nRF51822 0.11.0"

I just tried the "nRF Connect" under Windows 10 and fail to use it. Below is my steps:

1. Launch "nRF Connect", select ...
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## NRF51 Dongle Dimensions

Hi all,

Does anyone know the dimensions of the NRF51 dongle? I'm seeing 16mm x 28mm here but that doesn't seem right (might be the dimensions without the USB connector portion).

Thanks

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## Confirm Value Failed When Pairing

I am writing an App for the Central/Master side using the s130 v1.0.0 SD. I am connecting to the soft device using the python wrappers for the nRF51-BLE-Driver-Win 0.5.0.

I am getting an error 0x84 ... (more)

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