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
  • 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 Range (m) Dimensions (mm) TX Power (dBm) RX Sensitivity MCU Core RAM (kB) Flash (kB)
BGM111A256V2 PDF icon Internal Cut Reel Yes Advertising 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
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
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
Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
BGM111E256V2
Contact Sales
PDF icon External Cut Reel
Yes
Advertising
Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256
BGM111E256V2R
Contact Sales
PDF icon External Tape and Reel
Yes
Advertising
Up to 200
12.9 x 15 x 2.2 
+8
-93 ARM Cortex-M4
32
256

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