The Blue Gecko Bluetooth Low Energy Wireless SoC Starter Kit includes a Bluetooth Low Energy Software Stack and integrated debug adapter. This enables developers to quickly establish a Bluetooth connection and evaluate Blue Gecko SoCs. With the supporting Simplicity Studio suite of tools, developers can take advantage of graphical wireless application development and visual energy profiling and optimization.

EFR32™ Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Low Energy Wireless SoC Starter Kit

EFR32 Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart SoC Starter Kit - SLWSTK6020A

  • Energy-friendly wireless connectivity with low active current for radio and MCU, fast wakeup times and autonomous operation of peripherals
  • Improved signal range and easier system design with an integrated power amplifier capable of 19 dBm output power
  • 2 x increase in throughput with Bluetooth 5 compatibility
  • Expanded security options with encryption including AES-128, AES-256, SHA-1, SHA-2 and ECC
  • Simplified software and system design with concurrent MCU and wireless development using Simplicity Studio

Get the Most Out of Bluetooth 5

Explore how to get the most out of Bluetooth 5 capabilities with EFR32 Blue Gecko SoCs

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Quickly add Bluetooth connectivity to your applications with a certified Silicon Labs BGM111 Blue Gecko module, software stack and intuitive scripting language for development.

The Blue Gecko family of wireless solutions combines an energy-friendly MCU with a highly integrated radio transceiver supporting Bluetooth Smart®.

The single-die solution provides industry-leading energy efficiency, ultra-fast wakeup times, a scalable power amplifier, an integrated balun and no-compromise MCU features.

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The Blue Gecko module is a Bluetooth Smart module targeted for Bluetooth Smart applications where good RF performance, low power consumption and easy application development are key requirements. At +8 dBm TX power BGM111 has best-in-class RF performance and can provide long range, robust Bluetooth Smart connectivity.




  • Bluetooth 4.1 Compliant (Bluetooth Smart)
  • Software upgradable to Bluetooth 4.2
  • TX power: up to +8 dBm
  • RX sensitivity: down to -93 dBm
  • Range: up to 200 meters
  • CPU core: 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4
  • Flash memory: 256 kB
  • RAM: 32 kB
  • Autonomous Hardware Crypto Accelerator and True Random Number Generator
  • Integrated DC-DC Converter
  • W x L x H: 12.9 mm x 15.0 mm x 2.2 mm
  • Temperature range: -40C to +85C

Blue Gecko Resources

Gecko Family - Wireless MCU and 32 bit MCU’s
Gecko Family - Wireless MCU and 32 bit MCU’s Selector Guide

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