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Flora Bluefruit LE usage
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Flora Bluefruit LE usage

by mtbnj on Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:55 am

Hi - I just got the Flora Bluefruit LE and wanted to use it to communicate with my phone. Is there a way to use this module by itself or do I need additional component? l see there is a larger Flora unit that was shown in one article as connecting to the BLE unit but wanted to design using the minimum number of components for size.

Tx for any help!

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Re: Flora Bluefruit LE usage

by adafruit_support_carter on Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:07 pm

In general, you'll also want a host microcontroller, like a Flora main board. But can be some other microcontroller also as long as it has a free UART port for talking to the Flora BLE module. Think of the Flora BLE module as an accessory device. It's not really meant to be used stand alone. Some good general info in the main guide here:
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-flora-bluefruit-le
along with some basic example usages.

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Re: Flora Bluefruit LE usage

by mtbnj on Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:36 pm

Awesome -Tx! I bought many of your products (microcontrollers and development boards) so I am thinking that perhaps one of the small microcontrollers and support components can be used to keep minimal footprint.

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