Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth® Low Energy Module

Silicon Labs' Smallest, Lowest Power Bluetooth Low Energy Module

The Silicon Labs Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth low energy module integrates our next generation wireless SoC with a complete Bluetooth software stack and antenna to provide a complete, pre-certified plug-and-play Bluetooth low energy solution. It solves one of the major customer roadblocks for fast time-to-market as it integrates antenna, software and RF certifications, saving months of engineering effort and testing.

Module Benefits

Integrated Bluetooth Radio and Antenna:

  • Excellent RF performance
  • Integrated hugh performance antenna
  • Fast time-to-market and low R&D costs

Bluetooth and regulatory certifications:

  • Minimal end product certification
  • Faster time-to-market
  • Proven platform

Pre-assembled and pre-tested platform:

  • Modules are pre-assembled
  • Radio is pre-tested
  • Firmware is pre-installed

Module Specifications

Bluetooth:

  • Bluetooth 4.2 compliant
  • Central and peripheral roles

Radio:

  • Configurable TX power up to +8 dBm
  • Integrated high performance chip antenna or external antenna options
  • U.FL antenna connector (BGM111E)
  • Range up to 200 meters

Microcontroller:

  • ARM Cortex M4 with FPU up to 38.4 MHz
  • 32 kB RAM and 256 kB Flash
  • Advanced cryptography support

Flexible Peripheral Interfaces:

  • UART, SPI and I2C serial interfaces
  • PWM, GPIO with Interrupts
  • 12-bit ADC and DAC
  • 32-bit RTCC
  • Watchdog timer

Low Energy Consumption:

  • 8.7 mA RX current at 2.4 GHz
  • 8.2 mA TX current @ 0 dBm output power/2.4 GHz
  • 63 μA/MHz in Active Mode (EM0)
  • 2.5 μA EM2 DeepSleep current (full RAM retention and RTCC running from LFXO)
  • 2.1 μA EM3 Stop current (State/RAM retention)
  • Wake on Radio with signal strength detection, preamble pattern detection, frame detection and timeout

Environmental & Qualifications (pending):

  • Temperature range: -40 C to +85 C
  • Bluetooth qualified
  • CE
  • FCC and IC
  • Asia Pacific

Integrated Bluetooth Smart Software:

  • Up to 8 simultaneous connections
  • Any GATT based Bluetooth Smart profile
  • Flexible, easy-to-use APIs
  • Free Software Development Kit
  • Field Upgradable

Dimensions:

  • 13 mm x 15 mm x 2.2 mm

Getting Started with Blue Gecko Bluetooth Low Energy Module

Blue Gecko Bluetooth Low Energy Wireless Starter Kit

The easiest way to begin development with Blue Gecko Bluetooth Low Energy Modules is with the Bluetooth Wireless Starter Kit.

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BGM111 Blue Gecko Bluetooth Modules

Part Number Buy Module Data Sheet Development Kit Description Radio Core RAM (kB) Flash (kB) Package
BGM111A256V2 PDF icon SLWSTK6101C Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Low Energy Module, 256 K Flash, Integrated antenna, 8 dBm, Integrated Bluetooth Software. 100 pcs, Firmware v1.0.0.0
Bluetooth 4.2; +8 dBm TX ARM Cortex-M4 32 256 Cut Reel
BGM111A256V2R PDF icon SLWSTK6101C Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Low Energy Module, 256 K Flash, Integrated antenna, 8 dBm, Integrated Bluetooth Software. Firmware v1.0.0.0
Bluetooth 4.2; +8 dBm TX ARM Cortex-M4 32 256 Tape and Reel
BGM111A256V21R

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SLWSTK6101C
Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Low Energy Module, 256 K Flash, Integrated antenna, 8 dBm, Integrated Bluetooth Software. Firmware v2.0.2.0
Bluetooth 4.2; +8 dBm TX
ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
Tape and Reel
BGM111A256V21
PDF icon SLWSTK6101C
Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Low Energy Module, 256 K Flash, Integrated antenna, 8 dBm, Integrated Bluetooth Software. 100 pcs Firmware ;v2.0.2.0
Bluetooth 4.2; +8 dBm TX
ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
Cut Tape
BGM111E256V2
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PDF icon SLWSTK6101C Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Low Energy Module, 256 K Flash, External antenna, 8 dBm, Integrated Bluetooth Software. 100 pcs Firmware; v2.0.2.0 Bluetooth 4.2; +8 dBm TX
ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
Cut Tape
BGM111E256V2R
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PDF icon SLWSTK6101C Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Low Energy Module, 256 K Flash, External antenna, 8 dBm, Integrated Bluetooth Software. 100 pcs Firmware; v2.0.2.0
Bluetooth 4.2; +8 dBm TX
ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
Tape and Reel

Webinar: Developing Bluetooth Smart Applications

Learn how to develop Bluetooth Smart applications with Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart modules and development tools

Documentation

Title Version Resource Type
Bluetooth Smart Technology Presentation Presentations
Developing Accessories with Bluetooth Smart Presentations
Bluetooth End Product Listing Guide Presentations
Bluetooth Smart Software v.1.4 Presentation Presentations
Bluetooth Solutions for Apple iOS Devices Presentations
Developing Beacons with Bluetooth low energy (BLE) Technology White Papers
Designing for Bluetooth Low Energy Applications White Papers
The Many Flavors of Bluetooth IoT Connectivity Whitepaper White Papers
PB #1606031: Inner Box Label Change Product Change Notifications (PCN)
Wireless Selector Guide 7 Brochures
Thunderboard React (RD-0057-0201) User's Guide -- UG164 1.3 User Guides
QSG107: SLWSTK6101A/B クイック・スタート・ガイド 0.3 Quick Start Guides
QSG107: SLWSTK6101A Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Module Wireless Starter Kit Quick-Start Guide 0.3 Quick Start Guides
BRD4300A Reference Manual: Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Module Radio Board 1.10 Reference Manuals
BRD4300A BGM111 Wireless Starter Kit (WSTK) Radio Board Schematic A03 Schematic and Layout Files
PB 1603142 Additional assembly test ship site and trace codes for BLE113 BGM111 WT12 BT121 WF121-A WF111-A Product Change Notifications (PCN)
QSG107: SLWSTK6101A/B 快速入门指南 0.3 Quick Start Guides
Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Smart Module Data Sheet (Simplified Chinese) 0.92 Data Sheets
BGM111 ATEX List of Components Miscellaneous
BGM111 Japan Certificate and Report Miscellaneous
BGM111 Canada Certification Miscellaneous
Bluetooth Smart Development with Blue Gecko Modules 1 Presentations
UG122: Blue Gecko Wireless Starter Kit with BGM111 Module User's Guide 3.0 User Guides
BGM111 FCC Test Reports and Grants Miscellaneous
BGM111 Korea Certification and Report Miscellaneous
BGM111E Data Sheet: Blue Gecko Bluetooth ® Module 1.2 Data Sheets
BGM111 Data Sheet: Blue Gecko Bluetooth ® Module 1.4 Data Sheets
BGM111 CE Test Reports and DoC Miscellaneous
AN1053: Bluetooth Device Firmware Update over UART for EFR32xG1 and BGM11x Series Products 0.3 Application Notes
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Schematic A02 Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Schematic A01 Schematic and Layout Files
IST-A0057 Schematic Schematic and Layout Files
IST-A0057 Bill of Materials Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Bill of Materials A02 Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Bill of Materials A01 Schematic and Layout Files
IST-A0057 Silkscreen Schematic and Layout Files
Wireless STK (WSTK) Mainboard BRD4001A Assembly Drawing A03 Schematic and Layout Files
Miniaturizing IoT Designs White Papers
Silicon Labs' Android Application for Blue Gecko 1.2 Software
Silicon Labs' iOS Application for Blue Gecko 1.2 Software
RAIL SDK Rev 1.2.1.0 1.2.1.0 Software
QSG126: Bluetooth ® Developer Studio Quick-Start Guide 0.6 Quick Start Guides
Silicon Labs' Android Application for Blue Gecko 1.3 Software
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Regulatory Certifications 3 Presentations
UG173: Blue Gecko BGScript Developer's Guide 0.5 User Guides
BGScript Syntax Highlighting for Notepad++ Miscellaneous
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Regulatory Certifications Miscellaneous
UG119: Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Device Configuration Guide 2.3 User Guides
AN969: Measuring Power Consumption of Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Smart Devices 0.3 Application Notes
Bluetooth® Development with Simplicity Studio 0.3 Quick Start Guides
AN1086: Using the Gecko Bootloader with the Silicon Labs Bluetooth Applications 0.1 Application Notes
UG267: Multiprotocol User’s Guide 0.3 User Guides
AN1046: Bluetooth® Radio Frequency Physical Layer Evaluation 0.2 Application Notes
17061567 Updated errata for EFR32BG12, EFR32FG12 and EFR32MG12 familes Product Change Notifications (PCN)
17052273 Relocation of Singapore Test Centre and Order Fulfillment Centre, Modules Product Change Notifications (PCN)
Silicon Labs' Android Application for Blue Gecko 1.4 Software
Blue Gecko Software API Reference Manual 1.9 Reference Manuals
Release Notes: Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Software v2.4.0 Release Notes
AN1045: Bluetooth® Over-the-Air Device Firmware Update for EFR32xG1 and BGM11x Series Products 0.3 Application Notes
AN1042: Using the Silicon Labs Bluetooth Stack in Network Co-Processor Mode 0.4 Application Notes
UG162: Simplicity Commander Reference Guide 0.6 User Guides
QSG108: Getting Started with Silicon Labs Bluetooth Software 1.4 Quick Start Guides
UG266: Silicon Labs Gecko Bootloader User's Guide 0.3 User Guides
Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK with Simplicity Studio (Mac) v4.1.3.2 Software
Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK with Simplicity Studio (Linux) v4.1.3.2 Software
Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK with Simplicity Studio (Windows) v4.1.3.2 Software
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