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Topic: RFduino: iPhone, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Arduino Compatible Board! (Read 5928 times) previous topic - next topic


Mar 09, 2013, 06:33 pm Last Edit: Mar 10, 2013, 10:45 pm by rfduino Reason: 1
The RFduino is the worlds first wireless coin-sized Arduino compatible open-source micro-computer that talks to your iPhone using Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy!

Please visit the project page for more info:




Looks great!

Which version(s) of the IDE can be used?


Andy R

The RFduino is loads cheaper than an Arduino with Bluetooth. It contains a Nordic 32 bit ARM Cortex-M0 processor. Any idea how this processor compares with an Arduino UNO or an iPhone performance-wise like for image processing?


I just backed that. Looks pretty cool, I'll find some use for it.


Does anyone know what makes this compatible with Arduino sketches? I suspect that the Arduino sketch has to target the Duo and perhaps the M0 and M3 share the Thumb-2 instruction set, but the M0 uses a "subset" of that instruction set. So I am wondering how compatibility is guaranteed. If they said that the M3 would run code target to the M0 I would say that makes sense, but I'm not so sure about the reverse.

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