BL5340 Series - Multi-Core Bluetooth 5.2 + 802.15.4 + NFC Modules

Recommended for New Design (RND)

Overview

New: LE Audio Evaluation Kit, by Laird Connectivity and Packetcraft!

Laird Connectivity’s newest edition to their Nordic Semiconductor based Bluetooth LE portfolio, is the most advanced, most secure and highest performing dual core MCU architecture wireless solution available. The BL5340 series of robust, tiny modules feature the Nordic nRF5340 SoC. It directly targets the highest performance with the lowest power budget.

Nordic nRF5340 – 7x7 QFN with 48 GPIOs available.

  • Dual Cortex M33 microcontroller cores
    Application processor - 128/64 MHZ M33 – 1MB Flash/512KB RAM (Including DSP Instructions)
    Network processor - 64 MHz M33 – 256KB Flash/64KB RAM
  • Extended Industrial Temperature Rating (-40° to +105 °C)
  • Antenna choice – integrated pre-certified PCB or Trace pad options
  • Small form factor: as small as 15 x 10 x 2.2 mm (BL5340)
  • Development choice: Zephyr RTOS or utilize Nordic nRF Connect SDK
  • Bluetooth LE: Peripheral/Central, 2 Mbps (high throughput), LE Coded (long range), AoA/AoD, LE Audio / Isochronous Channels, Mesh
  • Advanced Security: ARM TrustZone®, Root of Trust, ARM CryptoCell-312 & KMU, Access Control Lists, System Protection Unit, Encrypted QSPI
  • Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) via MCUboot and Zephyr
  • Fully featured development kits to jump start Bluetooth LE development

New LE Audio Evaluation Kit -
From Laird Connectivity and Packetcraft!

Our new LE Audio EVK is ready to go out of the box to test the latest LE audio use cases. The kit contains: 

  • 3 x Laird Connectivity BL5340 DVKs
  • 3 x BL5340 AIB v1
  • 1 x ground loop isolator
  • 3 x audio cables TRS 1/8” (3.5mm)
  • 3 x USB cables for power
  • Pre-loaded LE Audio Eval Kit binary firmware
  • Quick Start Guide (QSG)

Learn More

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Specifications

Bluetooth Version
5.2
Chipset
Nordic nRF5340
Antenna Options
Integrated or External via SMT Pad
Certifications
FCC, ISED, EU, UKCA, MIC, AS-NZS, Bluetooth SIG
Data Rate
1 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 500 kbps, 125 kbps
Logical Interfaces
USB, UART, QSPI, SPI, I2S, I2C, PDM, PWM, ADC, GPIO, QDEC, Comparator, Low Power Comparator
Operating Temp (Max) (°C)
105 °C
Operating Temp (Min) (°C)
-40 °C
Power Consumption
BL5340: 5.3 mA @ +3 dBm TX
4.1 mA @ 0 dBm TX
1.3 µA @ System On
.9 µA @ System Off
Programming Options
Nordic nRF Connect SDK
Zephyr
Transmit Power (Radiated)
Up to +5 dBm
Wireless Specification
Bluetooth 5.2
802.15.4 (Thread and Zigbee)
NFC
Part Group Antenna Type
453-00052-K1 BL5340 Development Kit Integrated Antenna
Part Group Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Transmit Power Bulk or Single Packaging Antenna Type
453-00052C BL5340 Module 15 mm 10 mm 2.2 mm Up to +5 dBm Bulk Cut Tape Integrated Antenna
Part Group Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Transmit Power Bulk or Single Packaging Antenna Type
453-00052R BL5340 Module 15 mm 10 mm 2.2 mm Up to +5 dBm Bulk Tape/Reel Integrated Antenna
Part Group Antenna Type
453-00053-K1 BL5340 Development Kit Trace Pin
Part Group Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Transmit Power Bulk or Single Packaging Antenna Type
453-00053C BL5340 Module 15 mm 10 mm 2.2 mm Up to +5 dBm Bulk Cut Tape Trace Pin
Part Group Dimension (Length - mm) Dimension (Width - mm) Dimension (Height - mm) Transmit Power Bulk or Single Packaging Antenna Type
453-00053R BL5340 Module 15 mm 10 mm 2.2 mm Up to +5 dBm Bulk Tape/Reel Trace Pin

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Documentation

Name Part Type Last Updated
Product Brief - BL5340 Series All Product Brief 11/29/2021
Datasheet - NFC Flex PCB Antenna All Documentation 06/18/2021
3D Model - 453-00052 - BL5340 with Internal Antenna All Technical Drawings 06/18/2021
3D Model - 453-00053 -BL5340 with External Antenna Trace Pin All Technical Drawings 06/18/2021
PCB footprint (DXF and Altium format) - BL5340 Series All Technical Drawings 12/23/2021
SCH Symbols (Altium format) - BL5340 Series All Technical Drawings 12/23/2021
Schematic – DVK-BL5340 R2.1 All Technical Drawings 06/18/2021
Datasheet - BL5340 Series All Datasheet 01/10/2022
AS/NZS Certifications - BL5340 All Certification 06/01/2021
EU Certifications - BL5340 All Certification 06/01/2021
FCC Certifications - BL5340 All Certification 06/01/2021
ISED (Canada) Certifications - BL5340 All Certification 06/01/2021
MIC Certifications - BL5340 All Certification 06/01/2021
User Guide - BL5340 Development Kit All Documentation 09/01/2021
Application Note - BL5340 Low Power Modes All Documentation 09/02/2021
Regulatory Information - BL5340 All Certification 01/17/2022
Zephyr RTOS Board File for BL5340 DVKs (External Link) All Software 08/25/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 BLE Gateway Firmware OOB Demo (480-00115) v5.1.9 All Documentation 08/25/2021
West manifest for BL5340 including Sample Applications - GitHub All Software 08/26/2021
Sample Application & Guide - Bosch BME680 sensor demo on DVK-BL5340 - GitHub All Software 08/26/2021
Out of Box (OOB) Application & Guide for DVK-BL5340 - GitHub All Software 09/01/2021
Sample Application & Guide - Accelerometer data to LCD display using DVK-BL5340 - GitHub All Software 08/26/2021
Application Note - OOB Demo Architecture Description - BL5340 Development Kit All Documentation 08/26/2021
Application Note - Edge Impulse Vibration Demo - BL5340 Development Kit All Documentation 09/01/2021
Application Note - Using Radio Test Mode - BL5340 Series All Documentation 09/01/2021
Application Note - Using Direct Test Mode - BL5340 Series All Documentation 09/01/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 BLE Gateway Firmware OOB Demo (480-00116) – LwM2M variant v5.1.9 All Documentation 09/13/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 BLE Gateway Firmware OOB Demo (480-00117) – CT variant v5.1.9 All Documentation 09/13/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 BLE ESS (Environmental Sensing Service) Firmware (480-00119) v1.0.0 All Documentation 09/13/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 Vibration Demo Recorder Firmware (480-00120) v1.0.0 All Documentation 09/13/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 Vibration Demo Classifier Firmware (480-00121) v1.0.0 All Documentation 09/13/2021
Release Notes - BL5340 Vibration Demo Display Firmware (480-00134) v1.0.0 All Documentation 09/13/2021