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Overview

Laird’s BL651 Series contains the latest Nordic nRF52810 silicon with Bluetooth 5 Low Energy capabilities and groundbreaking ultra-low power performance. Building on Laird’s multi generation module developments utilizing Nordic silicon (BL600, BL652, BL654) – now comes the latest series offering cost effective Bluetooth 5 enablement for simple BLE applications. 

The BL651 series exposes all the capabilities of the Nordic nRF52810 silicon in a small, fully certified module with simple soldering castellation for easy prototyping and mass production manufacturing. Use the Nordic SDK & SoftDevice or Zephyr Project to deliver your BLE application. 

Let Laird’s innovative BL651 series and decades of expertise in Bluetooth module design speed your product to market.

In addition the BL651 series is 100% PCB footprint drop in compatible with the BL652 Series of modules.

Specifications

Antenna Options
Integrated (453-00005) or External via IPEX MHF4 (453-00006)
BLE Connections
3
Bluetooth Version
5.0
BT Class
2
Certifications
FCC, IC, CE, MIC, RCM
Chipset
Nordic nRF52810
Compliance
RoHS, REACH
Dimension (Height - mm)
2.1 mm
Dimension (Length - mm)
14 mm
Dimension (Width - mm)
10 mm
Dual Mode
No
GPIO
32 configurable lines
Link Budget
100dB (conducted)
Logical Interfaces
UART, GPIO, I2C, SPI, ADC, PWM
NFC
No
Operating Temp - Max (°C)
85 °C
Operating Temp - Min (°C)
-40 °C
Peripheral Role
Yes
Processor On Board
Cortex M4
Programming Options
Nordic SDK or Zephyr
Receive Sensitivity
-96dBm (1mpbs)
Stack On Board
Yes
Transmit Power
4 dBM (max.) Configurable down to -40 dBm
Wi-Fi Coexistence
No
Type Bulk or Single Antenna Connector Type
453-00006C Module Bulk - Cut Tape IPEX MHF4
Type Bulk or Single Antenna Connector Type
453-00005 Module Bulk - Tape/Reel Integrated Antenna
Type Bulk or Single Antenna Connector Type
453-00005C Module Bulk - Cut Tape Integrated Antenna
Type Bulk or Single Antenna Connector Type
453-00006 Module Bulk - Tape/Reel IPEX MHF4

Photo Gallery

453-00006C

453-00005

453-00005C

453-00006

Documentation

Name Part Type Last Updated
BL651 Product Brief v1.0 All Brochure 02-28-19
Datasheet - BL651 v1.1 All Datasheet 02-28-19
Application Note - Guidelines for Replacing Antennas v1.0 All Application Note 01-17-19
ASNZS - 2.4G BT LE - BL651 AR852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
ASNZS - RF Exposure Rept - BL651 AA852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
EN 300 328 V2.1.1 2.4G BT LE - BL651 ER852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
EN 301 489-1-17 WLAN - BL651 EH852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
EN 50385 62311 - RF Exposure - BL651 EA852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
LVD Report final - BL651 20180831.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
LVD VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE - BL651.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
FCC 15.247 BT LE - BL651 FR852803AE.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
FCC 15B ICES-003 - BL651 FD852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
FCC Grant - BL651.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
FCC RF Exposure - BL651 FA852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
IC RSS-247 BT LE - BL651 CR852803AE.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
ICC RF Exposure - BL651 CA852803.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
Japan - STD-T66 BT LE - BL651 JR852803AE.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
Japan 201-180356 00 final - BL651.pdf All Certification 01-17-19
BL651 3D Models (453-00005).zip All Documentation 01-17-19
BL651 3D Models (453-00006).zip All Documentation 01-17-19
BL651 Host Land Pattern.pdf All Documentation 01-17-19
BL651 Mechanical Diagram.pdf All Documentation 01-17-19
BL651 PCB Footprint and SCH Symbol.zip All Documentation 01-17-19