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, BGM121243 - ImmediateView Details

Radio Boards

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
BGM13S32 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIOSLWRB4305ABGM13S32 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIO0View Details
BGM13S22 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIOSLWRB4305CBGM13S22 BLUE GECKO MODULE RADIO0View 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 MODU18dBm228 - 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 MODU8dBm523 - ImmediateView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S22F512GN-V2EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU8dBm48 - ImmediateView Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTHBGM13S22F512GN-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH8dBm0View Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S22F512GA-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU8dBm0View Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S32F512GN-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU18dBm0View Details
EFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODUBGM13S32F512GA-V2REFR32BG13 BLUETOOTH 5.0 SIP MODU18dBm0View Details
Published: 2018-11-01