BGM13S Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Mesh SiP Module

Silicon Labs' BGM13S module is a small system-in-package (SiP) turnkey solution for Bluetooth 5 and Bluetooth Mesh Connectivity

Image of Silicon Labs' BGM13S Blue Gecko Bluetooth Mesh SiP Module Silicon Labs' BGM13S is a SiP module for Bluetooth 5 LE and Bluetooth Mesh connectivity built around the EFR32 Blue Gecko 13 SoC. It delivers robust RF performance, low energy consumption, full regulatory compliance certifications, MCU flexibility, and a simplified development experience, all in a tiny 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm package.

Minimizing the engineering efforts and development costs associated with adding Bluetooth connectivity to any design, the BGM13S eliminates the need for RF design experience and helps accelerate the time-to-market of products for end applications like wearables, IoT end-node devices and gateways, sports and wellness, home and building automation, beacons, industrial automation, and others.

Module Benefits

  • Adds Bluetooth 5 LE or Bluetooth Mesh connectivity to any design quickly and easily
  • Supports high throughput, long range, and regular Bluetooth LE PHYs
  • Achieves 400 m range at +8 dBm TX and 700 m at +18 dBm TX (open field, LOS)
  • Contains all necessary external components, including antenna
  • Supports stand-alone and network co-processor (NCP) operation
  • Requires a total PCB area of only 51 mm², including antenna clearance
  • Comes with regulatory RF compliance certifications (FCC, CE, IC/ISEDC, MIC/Telec, others)
  • Works with industry-proven, certified stacks, and development tools from Silicon Labs
  • Provides easy migration path to discrete Blue Gecko SoC, if applicable
  • Security: AES-256/128 hardware crypto accelerator with ECC, SHA-1, SHA-2, and TRNG
Operating range and size
  • 1.8 V to 3.8 V, single supply
  • -40°C to +85°C
  • 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm x 1.4 mm
Applications
  • Wearables
  • IoT end-node devices and gateways
  • Sports and wellness
  • Home and building automation
  • Beacons
  • Industrial automation

Evaluation Board

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionTypeFrequencyFor Use With/Related ProductsAvailable QuantityView Details
BLUE GECKO BLUETOOTH MODULE WIRESLWSTK6101CBLUE GECKO BLUETOOTH MODULE WIRETransceiver; Bluetooth® Smart 4.x Low Energy (BLE)2.4GHzBGM11S, BGM111, BGM113, BGM121157 - ImmediateView Details

Radio Boards

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
BGM13S32 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIOSLWRB4305ABGM13S32 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIO26 - ImmediateView Details
BGM13S22 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIOSLWRB4305CBGM13S22 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIO36 - ImmediateView Details

BGM13S Blue Gecko Bluetooth Mesh SiP Module

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionPower - OutputAvailable QuantityView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S32F512GA-V2EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU18dBm30 - ImmediateView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S32F512GN-V2EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU18dBm89 - ImmediateView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S22F512GA-V2EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU8dBm45 - ImmediateView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S22F512GN-V2EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU8dBm26 - ImmediateView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTHBGM13S22F512GN-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH2Mbps0View Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S22F512GA-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU2Mbps0View Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S32F512GN-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU2Mbps0View Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S32F512GA-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU2Mbps0View Details
Published: 2018-11-01