Blue Gecko BGM113 Bluetooth Smart Module

Simplifying Wireless Development with Bluetooth Low Energy Technology

Silicon Labs’ Blue Gecko BGM113 is a fully integrated, certified Bluetooth® low energy module ideally suited for low-power, short-range wireless applications. The BGM113 module combines a 2.4 GHz Blue Gecko wireless SoC, a high-efficiency chip antenna, and our Bluetooth 4.1-compliant software stack to minimize the time and effort typically required for complex RF designs. Supported also by Silicon Labs’ best-in-class development tools like our Energy Profiler and Packet Trace, the BGM113 provides fast time-to-market choice for space- and energy-sensitive IoT applications. It’s also footprint-compatible with the popular BLE113 module, making it possible to migrate to an ARM Cortex-M4 Bluetooth platform with higher application processing power and lower power consumption while opening a path for Bluetooth 4.2 upgrades.
BGM113 Blue Gecko Module 
Module Benefits

    Integrated Bluetooth Radio and Antenna:

  • Excellent RF performance
  • Integrated high 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 +3 dBm
  • Integrated high performance chip antenna
  • Range up to 50 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
  • 8.8 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:

  • 9.2 mm x 15.8 mm x 1.83 mm

Getting Started with Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Module

 

Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Wireless Starter Kit

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

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Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Modules

Part Number Buy Module Data Sheet Development Kit Description Radio Core Flash RAM Package
BGM113A256v2 Buy Now PDF icon SLWSTK6101B BGM113 Bluetooth Smart Module with Internal Chip Antenna Bluetooth Smart 4.1; +3 dBm TX ARM Cortex-M4 256 kB 32 kB Cut Reel
BGM113A256v2R Buy Now PDF icon SLWSTK6101B BGM113 Bluetooth Smart Module with Internal Chip Antenna Bluetooth Smart 4.1; +3 dBm TX ARM Cortex-M4 256 kB 32 kB Reel