Author Topic: RFDuino vs Simblee  (Read 1193 times)


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RFDuino vs Simblee
« on: June 14, 2016, 08:54:59 AM »
I am creating a project where I will be using two RFDuino's, each connected to one MPU 6050 to collect data from different parts of the body wirelessly. The data will not be sent to a phone, but too a computer. Is there any difference between the RFDuino and the Simblee with respect to my problem?

I also am aiming for a 500Hz sampling rate from my sensors so will the Simblee be able to reach that rate more accurately then the RFDuino for any reason?


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Re: RFDuino vs Simblee
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2016, 10:19:38 AM »
The Simblee and RFdunio both use the same underlying platform (nrf51 series from Nordic), so there isn't much difference in their basic radio properties.

In some applications the Simblee may be better if:
  • The Simblee's smaller package is desirable
  • The greater access to I/O pins on the larger Simblee module is needed
  • A Simblee-specific module, like SimbleForMobile, is needed.

Based on your description it doesn't sound like the Simblee provides much advantage over the RFduino.