Sierra Wireless – BC118 – Low Power Bluetooth LE Data Module

Product Overview

BC118 is ideal for any development that requires the most power efficient Smart Bluetooth Low Energy solution to connect to other modules or any Smart Phone or Tablet.

Simple, reliable low-energy data transmission

The BC118 Certified Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.1 module with integrated antenna is ideal for quickly and cost effectively adding simple, reliable low-energy data communication.

BC118 connects prosumer and industrial applications requiring data only connections for simple sensor to phone or cable replacement applications.

Features

BC118 Features

•Single mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.1 transmits simple data only
•Embedded Bluetooth Protocol Stack with simple UART interface for command and control
•Hostless module with regulatory certifications and integrated antenna for easy integration
•Supports single connections with UART, I2C, Analog and GPIO Interfaces
•Transparent and Command Mode for I2C and UART
•Can Run as Standalone or Controlled by a Host
•Over the Air Secure Firmware Upgrade

Specifications

Bluetooth Specification

Version 4.1, BLE

RF Specifications

Frequency Bands 2.4GHz
Maximum Data Rate 270kbps (typical 60kbps)
Operating Range Up to 30m
RF Sensitivity 0.1% BER at -92.5dBm
Transmit Power 7.5dBm

Interfaces

UART x1
AIO x1
GPIO x1

Hardware

Dimensions 19.3×14.4×2.8mm

Antenna

Connectors: Embedded antenna

Temperature Range

Industrial Grade: -40°C / +85°C

Power

Voltage 1.8V to 3.6V DC (Supports Lithium battery voltage range)
Active Mode 16mA (Only on Tx/Rx)
Sleep Mode <8uA (Connected) Hibernate Mode <1.9uA (Not Connected) Dormant Mode <900nA Approvals

Regulatory CE, FCC

Parts

BC118_SKU1103396

SINGLE MODE 4.1 BLE MODULE MELODY SMART 3.7.4+ ANTENNA

In stock

BC118_SKU1103765

SINGLE MODE 4.1 BLE MODULE MELODY SMART 4.0+ ANTENNA

In stock

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