Grove compatible dock for building rapidly IoT applications with nRF52832-MDK or nRF52840-MDK
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Base Dock

Grove compatible dock for building rapidly IoT applications with nRF52832-MDK or nRF52840-MDK

Description

The Base Dock is an essential tool allowing you to build rapidly Internet of Things applications. It is an ideal add-on to the existing nRF52832-MDK and nRF52840-MDK development boards.

The Base Dock can be powered by only one AA battery, and it also features a power button and a PCB NFC antenna. It is also Grove compatible, which means you can connect easily and quickly sensors with the 4 Grove connectors.

For more about Grove, please visit Seeed Studio Grove page.

Features

  • Work with nRF52832-MDK and nRF52840-MDK development boards
  • Low-cost and convenient for Mesh Networking applications
  • Grove compatible with hundreds of Grove modules supported
  • NFC tag-A PCB Antenna available
  • AA Battery power supply with step-up converter integrated
  • Power Button with Latching Circuit
  • Battery level sensing

Hardware Specifications

  • Dual 2x18 Socket Headers compatible with nRF52832-MDK & nRF52840-MDK
  • 4 Grove connectors with UART/I2C/I2S/PDM/QDEC/SPI/ADC selectable
  • NFC tag-A PCB Antenna available
  • One Power Button with Latching Circuit
  • AA Battery Holders
  • Synchronous, Step-up Converter with VIN>VOUT Down Mode Operation
  • 0.8V-to-4V Input Range
  • 3.3V Output with Over-Current Protection
  • Battery level sensing with 1:2 voltage divider on AIN2
  • Low power consumption: 5uA Shutdown Current; 145uA Idle Current
  • Measures 2.28" x 2.14" x 0.67" (58mm x 54mm x 17mm)

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Developers Wiki

We have provided developers wiki to make it a pleasure to use Base Dock. Get what you need here or visit https://wiki.makerdiary.com/base-dock.

Related Hardware

How to Get Base Dock?

Base Dock is available on the following channels (click to go directly to the product):

makerdiary store

SeeedStudio

Tindie

MIT License

Copyright (c) 2018 makerdiary

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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