Ordering information

This chapter contains information on IC marking, ordering codes, and container sizes.

IC marking

The nRF9160 IC package is marked like described below.

Figure 1. Package marking

Box labels

Here are the box labels used for the nRF9160.

Figure 2. Inner box label
Inner box label

Figure 3. Outer box label
Outer box label

Order code

Here are the nRF9160 order codes and definitions.

Figure 4. Order code

Table 1. Abbreviations
Abbreviation Definition and implemented codes
N91/nRF91 nRF91 Series product
60 Part code
<PP> Package variant code
<VV> Function variant code
<H><P><F> Build code

H - Hardware version code

P - Production configuration code (production site, etc.)

F - Firmware version code (only visible on shipping container label)

<YY><WW><LL> Tracking code

YY - Year code

WW - Assembly week number

LL - Wafer lot code

<CC> Container code

Code ranges and values

Defined here are the nRF9160 code ranges and values.

Table 2. Package variant codes
<PP> Package Size (mm) Pin/Ball count Pitch (mm)
SI LGA 16.00 x 10.50 127 0.50
Table 3. Function variant codes
<VV> LTE-M/NB-IoT/GPS Flash (kB) RAM (kB)
CA LTE-M/NB-IoT/GPS 1024 256
AA LTE-M only
BA NB-IoT only
Table 4. Hardware version codes
<H> Description
[A . . Z] Hardware version/revision identifier (incremental)
Table 5. Production configuration codes
<P> Description
[0 . . 9] Production device identifier (incremental)
[A . . Z] Engineering device identifier (incremental)
Table 6. Production version codes
<F> Description
[A . . N, P . . Z] Version of preprogrammed firmware
[0] Delivered without preprogrammed firmware
Table 7. Year codes
<YY> Description
[15 . . 99] Production year: 2015 to 2099
Table 8. Week codes
<WW> Description
[1 . . 52] Week of production
Table 9. Lot codes
<LL> Description
[AA . . ZZ] Wafer production lot identifier
Table 10. Container codes
<CC> Description
R7 7" Reel
R 13" Reel
T Tray

Product options

Defined here are the nRF9160 product options.

Table 11. nRF9160 order codes
Order code Minimum ordering quantity (MOQ) Comment
nRF9160-SICA-B1A-R 2500 LTE-M/NB-IoT/GPS product
nRF9160-SICA-B1A-R7 100 LTE-M/NB-IoT/GPS product
nRF9160-SIAA-B1A-R 2500 LTE-M only product
nRF9160-SIAA-B1A-R7 100 LTE-M only product
nRF9160-SIBA-B1A-R 2500 NB-IoT only product
nRF9160-SIBA-B1A-R7 100 NB-IoT only product
Table 12. Development tools order code
Order code Description
nRF9160-DK nRF9160 Development Kit
nRF6943 Nordic Thingy:91