Adafruit has today announced the arrival of a new product to their comprehensive online electronic store, confirming the arrival of the Particle Argon nRF52840 with Mesh and WiFi. Now available to purchase priced at $27.50 the Particle Argon brings a mix of Mesh networking and wireless support to the 2.4GHz wireless protocols and measure just 51.0mm x 23.0mm x 15.5mm . Check out the video below to learn more about the new arrivals at the Adafruit online store.
Nordic Semiconductor nRF52840 SoC
ARM Cortex-M4F 32-bit processor @ 64MHz
1MB flash, 256KB RAM
IEEE 802.15.4-2006: 250 Kbps
Bluetooth 5: 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps, 500 Kbps, 125 Kbps
Supports DSP instructions, HW accelerated Floating Point Unit (FPU) calculations
ARM TrustZone CryptoCell-310 Cryptographic and security module
Up to +8 dBm TX power (down to -20 dBm in 4 dB steps)
Espressif ESP32-D0WD 2.4G Wi-Fi coprocessor
On-board 4MB flash for ESP32
802.11 b/g/n support
802.11 n (2.4 GHz), up to 150 Mbps
On-board additional 2MB SPI flash
20 mixed signal GPIO (6 x Analog, 8 x PWM), UART, I2C, SPI
Micro USB 2.0 full speed (12 Mbps)
Integrated Li-Po charging and battery connector
JTAG (SWD) Connector
RGB status LED
Reset and Mode buttons
On-board 2.4GHz PCB antenna for Thread/BLE (does not support Wi-Fi)
Two U.FL connectors for external antennas (one for Thread/BLE, another for Wi-Fi)
Meets the Feather specification in dimensions and pinout
“The Argon is a powerful Wi-Fi enabled development kit that can act as either a standalone Wi-Fi endpoint or Wi-Fi enabled gateway for Particle Mesh networks. It is based on the Nordic nRF52840, the BLE Cortex M4 with a ton of Flash, RAM and peripherals, including native USB support.
All Particle Hardware is designed from the ground up to work with the Device Cloud; a powerful set of tools and infrastructure to build, connect, and manage your IoT fleet. The Device Cloud for Particle Mesh is priced by network. All Particle customers get 10 free micro networks using a Wi-Fi or Ethernet gateway. “
For more details and full specifications jump over to the official Adafruit online store by following the link below.
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