Configuring OpenThread Radio Co-processor on nRF52840 Dongle

OpenThread Radio Co-processor design allows to add Thread network capabilities to devices that do not natively support Thread.

You can build and program OpenThread Radio Co-Processor (RCP) firmware onto Nordic Semiconductor's nRF52840 Dongle. Once programmed, the dongle can be used for configuring Thread network on a Linux machine.


You need to set up the nRF Connect SDK to build and program the OpenThread Radio Co-Processor to the nRF52840 Dongle. Read the nRF Connect SDK Getting started documentation for more information.

Building and programming the RCP firmware onto an nRF52840 Dongle

After you set up the nRF Connect SDK, follow the steps in the Configuring a radio co-processor section for the nRF52840 Dongle (USB transport).