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SILICON LABORATORIES BGM220 Explorer Kit | New Product Brief

March 03, 2021 by Mouser Electronics

This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.


The Silicon Labs BGM220 Explorer Kit is a flexible development and prototyping platform for the BGM220P Wireless Gecko Bluetooth Module. 

The BGM220P is based on the energy friendly Silicon Labs EFR32BG22 SoC and addresses the performance, security, and reliability needs of battery-powered IoT products. The module includes the SoC as well as the antenna, matching network, crystals, and power circuitry on a PCB module that can be easily integrated into the final product. 

The Explorer Kit includes a mikroBUS socket and a Qwiic connector to enable hardware addition from a wide range of off-the-shelf boards. It also has 20 breakout pads for access to GPIOs and to add custom external hardware. The board is USB powered and includes a SEGGER J-Link debugger for easy programming and debugging via the USB port. 

  • BGM220P Wireless Gecko Bluetooth Module 
    • Based on energy friendly EFR32BG22 SoC 
    • Performance, security, and reliability for IoT 
  • PCB module includes antenna, RF matching network, HF/LF crystals, power circuitry 
  • mikroBUS socket and Qwiic connector for off-the-shelf hardware additions 
  • 20-pin 2.54mm breakout pads for access to GPIOs and to add custom external hardware 
  • USB powered 
  • SEGGER J-Link on-board debugger 

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