B201: BLE & GNSS - Location Device Powered by a Solar Panel


B201 is a location device that integrates the u-blox’ NINA-B1 and EVA-M8 series modules, thus making use of both the positioning and short range radio technologies. The hardware has been designed to optimize power consumption.

Features Include:

  • A Bluetooth Low Energy and GNSS technology solution

  • Charging of integrated coin cell battery with USB and/or solar panel

  • On board sensor (accelerometer, gyroscope)

  • Three push buttons and two LEDs


Manufacturer U-Blox
Category Wireless Communication
Sub-Category Transceivers - TXRX
Eval Board -
Protocol Bluetooth 5
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Data Rate (Max) 1 Mbps
Frequency 1.575GHz
2.4 GHz
Range 300 Meters
Features 3-Axis Accelerometer Sensor
3-Axis Gyroscope Sensor
Antenna On-Board
Energy Harvesting
GPS Receiver
Memory Available On-Board
USB Interface
Component Count + Extras 78 + 2
Design Author U-Blox America
Application / Target Market Drones
Internet of Things (IoT) Sensor Node
Portable Devices
Wearable Devices
Main I.C. Base Part EVA-M8
Date Created By Author 2018-04
Date Added To Library 2020-06

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