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
  • Bluetooth 5 advertising
  • Bluetooth mesh capable
  • 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 Low Energy 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 Modules

Part Number Buy Data Sheet Antenna Package BLE Bluetooth 5 Mesh Range (m) Dimensions (mm) TX Power (dBm) RX Sensitivity MCU Core RAM (kB) Flash (kB)
BGM111A256V2 PDF icon Internal Cut Reel Yes Advertising Yes Up to 200 12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8 -93 ARM Cortex-M4 32 256
BGM111A256V2R PDF icon Internal
Tape and Reel Yes
Advertising
Yes Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4 32 256
BGM111A256V21R

PDF icon
Internal
Tape and Reel
Yes
Advertising
Yes Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
BGM111A256V21
PDF icon Internal
Cut Reel
Yes
Advertising
Yes Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
BGM111E256V2
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PDF icon External Cut Reel
Yes
Advertising
Yes Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
BGM111E256V2R
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PDF icon External Tape and Reel
Yes
Advertising
Yes Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256

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
Bluetooth Solutions for Apple iOS Devices Presentations
Bluetooth End Product Listing Guide Presentations
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
QSG107: SLWSTK6101A/B 快速入门指南 0.3 Quick Start Guides
AN1053: Bluetooth Device Firmware Update over UART for EFR32xG1 and BGM11x Series Products 0.3 Application Notes
BRD4300A Reference Manual: Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Module Radio Board 1.10 Reference Manuals
BGM111E Data Sheet: Blue Gecko Bluetooth ® Module 1.2 Data Sheets
UG122: Blue Gecko Wireless Starter Kit with BGM111 Module User's Guide 3.0 User Guides
BGM111 Korea Certification and Report Miscellaneous
BGM111 CE Test Reports and DoC Miscellaneous
BGM111 Canada Certification Miscellaneous
BGM111 FCC Test Reports and Grants Miscellaneous
BGM111 Japan Certificate and Report Miscellaneous
BGM111 ATEX List of Components Miscellaneous
BGM111 Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Module データシート 1.4 Data Sheets
BGM111 Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Module 数据表 1.4 Data Sheets
BGM111 Data Sheet: Blue Gecko Bluetooth ® Module 1.4 Data Sheets
BGM111 Blue Gecko Bluetooth Module Data Short 1.0 Data Shorts
Bluetooth® Development with Simplicity Studio 0.3 Quick Start Guides
QSG148: Getting Started with the Silicon Labs Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Demo 0.1 Quick Start Guides
QSG108: Getting Started with Silicon Labs Bluetooth Software 1.4 Quick Start Guides
Release Notes: Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Software v2.4.0 Release Notes
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Regulatory Certifications 3 Presentations
RAIL SDK Rev 1.2.1.0 1.2.1.0 Software
Silicon Labs' iOS Application for Blue Gecko 1.2 Software
Silicon Labs' Android Application for Blue Gecko 1.3 Software
Silicon Labs' Android Application for Blue Gecko 1.4 Software
Silicon Labs' Android Application for Blue Gecko 1.2 Software
AN1045: Bluetooth® Over-the-Air Device Firmware Update for EFR32xG1 and BGM11x Series Products 0.3 Application Notes
AN1046: Bluetooth® Radio Frequency Physical Layer Evaluation 0.2 Application Notes
AN1098: Understanding the Silicon Labs Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Demonstration 0.1 Application Notes
AN1086: Using the Gecko Bootloader with the Silicon Labs Bluetooth Applications 0.1 Application Notes
Blue Gecko Software API Reference Manual 1.9 Reference Manuals
UG119: Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Device Configuration Guide 2.3 User Guides
BGScript Syntax Highlighting for Notepad++ Miscellaneous
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Regulatory Certifications Miscellaneous
Bluetooth Mesh Android APK 1.0.1 Software
QSG108: Silicon Labs の Bluetooth® ソフトウェアのご使用について 1.4 Quick Start Guides
QSG108: Silicon Labs 的 Bluetooth® 软件入门指南 1.4 Quick Start Guides
RAIL SDK v1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Software
Connect SDK 2.0.0.0 Software
RAIL SDK 1.2.0.0 Software
Bluetooth Mesh Android APK 1.0.2 Software
Bluetooth SDK v2.0.0 for Simplicity Studio v4 (OS X) v2.0.0 Software
Bluetooth SDK v2.0.0 for Simplicity Studio v4 v2.0.0 Software
UG136:Silicon Labs Bluetooth ® C アプリ ケーション開発者ガイド 0.7 User Guides
UG136:Silicon Labs Bluetooth ® C 应用开 发人员指南 0.7 User Guides
QSG126: Bluetooth ® Developer Studio Quick-Start Guide 0.7 Quick Start Guides
Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK with Simplicity Studio (Mac) v4.1.4 Software
Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK with Simplicity Studio (Windows) v4.1.4 Software
Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK with Simplicity Studio (Linux) v4.1.4 Software
UG136: Silicon Labs Bluetooth C Application Developer's Guide 0.7 User Guides
AN1042: Using the Silicon Labs Bluetooth Stack in Network Co-Processor Mode 0.4 Application Notes
PB #1606031: Inner Box Label Change Product Change Notifications (PCN)
Wireless Selector Guide 7 Brochures
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
Bluetooth Smart Development with Blue Gecko Modules 1 Presentations
PB 1603142 Additional assembly test ship site and trace codes for BLE113 BGM111 WT12 BT121 WF121-A WF111-A Product Change Notifications (PCN)
IST-A0057 Bill of Materials Schematic and Layout Files
IST-A0057 Silkscreen Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Schematic A02 Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Schematic A01 Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Bill of Materials A01 Schematic and Layout Files
IST-A0057 Schematic Schematic and Layout Files
BGM111-A Module Carrier Board Bill of Materials A02 Schematic and Layout Files
BRD4300A BGM111 Wireless Starter Kit (WSTK) Radio Board Schematic A03 Schematic and Layout Files
Wireless STK (WSTK) Mainboard BRD4001A Assembly Drawing A03 Schematic and Layout Files
UG164: Thunderboard React (RD-0057-0201) User's Guide 1.3 User Guides
17061567 Updated errata for EFR32BG12, EFR32FG12 and EFR32MG12 familes Product Change Notifications (PCN)
AN969: Measuring Power Consumption of Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Smart Devices 0.3 Application Notes
UG266: Silicon Labs Gecko Bootloader User's Guide 0.3 User Guides
Miniaturizing IoT Designs White Papers
Six Hidden Costs in a 99 Cent Wireless SoC White Papers
AN1085: Using the Gecko Bootloader with Silicon Labs Connect 0.1 Application Notes
17052273 Relocation of Singapore Test Centre and Order Fulfillment Centre, Modules Product Change Notifications (PCN)
UG162: Simplicity Commander Reference Guide 0.7 User Guides
UG267: Multiprotocol User’s Guide 0.3 User Guides
Simplicity Commander -- Mac 0.25.3 Software
Simplicity Commander Release Notes 0.25.3 Software
Simplicity Commander -- Linux 0.25.3 Software
Simplicity Commander -- Windows 0.25.3 Software
Blue Gecko Kit Add-on Board Schematic A00 Schematic and Layout Files
Blue Gecko Kit Add-on Board Bill of Materials A00 Schematic and Layout Files
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