The RN-52-EK is an evaluation kit for the RN52, a fully certified Bluetooth® version 3.0 audio module, and fully compatible with Bluetooth version 2.1+EDR. It demonstrates the key features of the RN52 allowing designers to quickly and easily evaluate and develop prototypes.
The board has stereo inputs and outputs, access to all GPIOs, and a built-in amplifier for stereo audio output. It has 6 function buttons to control volume, on/off, and for switching between tracks. The RN-52-EK has the ability to pair with any Smartphone, stream music, and take hands-free calls. It also supports multiple Bluetooth profiles, and includes support for codecs such as SBC, aptX®, and AAC.
Supported Bluetooth Profiles:
- A2DP stereo audio (sink mode, SBC codec)
- AVRCP media player remote control
- HFP/HSP can accept a phone call from mobile phone
- SPP allows serial data over UART
- iAP Profile discovery
The RN-52-EK kit comes with the RN52 evaluation board, USB cable, two stereo mini-speakers, and microphone. It has everything the developer needs to prototype and evaluate the RN52 audio module.