SparkFun Thing Plus - NINA-B306 Hookup Guide

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Hardware Assembly

Now that we're familiar with the hardware on this Thing Plus it's time to assemble the board into a prototyping circuit or simply plug it into our computer with a USB-C cable and get right to programming.

Basic Assembly

For those who want to jump right in to using the Thing Plus NINA-B306 on its own or just with the wireless capabilities, all you need to do is plug the board into your computer using a USB-C cable.

Basic assembly

Soldering Headers

Users who want to assemble a prototyping circuit with the Thing Plus should solder headers of their choice to the board to plug it into a breadboard. We recommend something like this Feather Stackable Header Kit.

If you have never soldered before or would like some tips, check out our Through Hole Soldering tutorial:

How to Solder: Through-Hole Soldering

September 19, 2013

This tutorial covers everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.