nRF9160 DK v0.9

nRF9160 DK Hardware

The nRF9160 DK is a hardware development platform used to design and develop application firmware on the nRF9160 LTE Cat-M1 and Cat-NB1 System in Package (SiP).

The Development Kit (DK) includes all necessary external circuitry like a SIM card holder and an antenna and it provides developers access to all I/O pins and relevant module interfaces.

Note: The DK can be connected to a base station by the onboard LTE antenna or to an LTE emulator by an RF cable. See our nRF9160 certifications webpage to find the bands supported by the LTE modem. Without a UICC/SIM connected, the DK cannot initiate communication with the LTE network.

The key features of the DK are:

Note: nRF9160 DK is compliant with the PS1 classification according to the IEC 62368-1 standard.
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