Status: In Production
The BM78 is a fully-certified Bluetooth® dual-mode (BR/EDR/LE) module for designers who want to easily add dual mode Bluetooth wireless capability to their products. Delivering local connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), the BM78 bridges your product to Smart Phones and Tablets for convenient data transfer, control and access to cloud applications.
This Bluetooth SIG certified module provides a complete wireless solution with Bluetooth stack on-board, integrated antenna, and worldwide radio certifications in a compact surface mount package, 22 x 12 x 2.4 mm. It supports GAP, SDP, SPP, and GATT profiles. Data is transferred over the Bluetooth link by sending/receiving data via transparent mode over UART, making it easy to integrate with any processor or Microcontroller with a UART interface. Configuration is made easy using a Windows® based GUI or directly via UART by a microcontroller.
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Firmware Release Summary, see Software Release Notes for details:
BM78SPPx5MC2-0006AA - FW 1.38 - Patched vulnerabilities and added features.
BM78SPPx5MC2-0004AA - FW 1.35 - Enhancements to UITool configurations and other bug fixes.
BM78SPPx5MC2-0002AA - FW 1.20 - Initial Release. Not recommended for new designs.
BM78SPPx5NC2-0002AA - ROM 1.00 - Initial Release. Not recommended for new designs.
BM78 PICtail/PICtail Plus Board provides rapid prototyping and developing for Bluetooth data applications for Classic SPP or Bluetooth Low Energy. It can be powered via USB host or external battery. The BM-78-PICtail utilizes the BM78 module, a fully certified Bluetooth 4.2 dual mode RF module supporting Bluetooth Classic SPP (Serial Port Profile) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE), to...
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