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Cambridge 24th September 2015   BlueCreation's advanced Bluetooth Smart and Dual Mode Audio Bluetooth module BC127 and BC118 have today been granted Japan (JRF) and Korea P.R. (KC) certifications.    Liam Arnold, Manager for BlueCreation stated “The BlueCreation team are pleased to now be able to offer these modules in South Korea and Japan. This makes it easier for our customers to sell their successful products using the advanced and innovative features of BC127 and BC118. These products can be for example Audio equipment, Remote Controls, Industrial Equipment, Measuring Systems, iBeacons and other". ....Read more



Radio : Bluetooth 4.1 only

BC118 is the newest generation of fully integrated Smart Bluetooth (Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1) modules. BC118 offers ultra low power consumption, extensive features at a competitive price. 
Fully Certified: BC118 comes with an integrated trace antenna, running all the Bluetooth Stack Bluetooth, FCC, CE, IC, JRF (Japan) and KC (Korea) certified so customers will not need to have to go through Bluetooth certification for the end product.
Highest Performances: BC118 is Bluetooth 4.1 certified offering Bluetooth Low Energy and very low power consumption in every use case (<0.9uAmp Sleep and <16mAmp while Tx/Rx). Additionally BC118 allows a range of up to 30m connecting with a standard Smart Phone.
Advanced Features: BC118 comes with Transparent Data connection, connection with iOS and Android, Central and Peripheral modes, Ability to upgrade firmware over the air, can run standalone or with a host. Custom BC118 can have the option to have Audio over Smart Bluetooth and also Mesh networking.
Fully Integrated: BC118 comes with Melody Smart and offers a high level UART command interface that provides full control of the connection and the profiles. BC118 can also be controlled PIOs or directly from an App eliminating to develop any embedded firmware.  

•Power Consumption: <0.9uA Sleep, <16mA Rx/Tx

•Up to 30m Range

•Features: iBeacon, Mesh or Custom

•Transparent and Command Mode

•Over the Air Secure Firmware Upgrade,

•Connection to Smart Phones

•UART, I2C, Analog and GPIO Interfaces

•Certification: Bluetooth, FCC, CE, IC, JRF (Japan) and KC (Korea)

•Support/Services: Custom Code, 24h Support

•Cost: Competitive Cost

•Cable Replacement: Secure Reliable Data Transfer

•Can Run as Standalone or Controlled by a Host

•Commands can be sent by App to control BC118

•Transparent Mode for I2C and UART

•Upgrades Over the Air Without Additional Flash

•Mesh Network (Node and Bridge) for Android

•iBeacon or Proximity for Android

•Audio over BLE Ready

BC127: MelodySmart Android Demo

A brief demonstration of sending and receiving data using the MelodySmart Application on an Android device with BC127. 

Sample App Download

BC127: MelodySmart iOS Demo

A brief demonstration of sending and receiving data using the MelodySmart Application on an iOS device with BC127.

Sample App Download

BC118: Beacon Demo Using MelodySmart

A video demonstrating supported beacons for MelodySmart using BC118.  Demonstrates support for iBeacon, Eddystone UID and Eddystone URL. 

Android Application:
BC118: BC Mesh 1.1.3 Demo

 A demonstration showing the latest update of BC Mesh 1.1.3 running on BC118 and Android. 

BC118: Remote Commands (Central to Peripheral) and GPIO Mirroring

 A demonstration showing remote commands from central to peripheral modes on BC118. Also a demo on how to use GPIO mirroring on BC118.

BC118: GPIO Demo using Remote Commands on iOS

 A brief demonstration showing the GPIO functionality of MelodySmart 3.4 on BC118 using remote commands on iOS.

BC118: Connecting Two Modules

 A brief demonstration showing how to connect and communicate between two BC118 BLE modules using central/peripheral mode.

BC118: Remote Commands over BLE

 BC118 Demo of how to use Remote Commands over BLE on MelodySmart using an iOS device.

BC118: Demo I2C over BLE using MelodySmart on Android

 Demo showing how to use I2C over BLE using the MelodySmart firmware on an Android Smartphone.

BC118: Connecting to Android

 BlueCreation Guide: How to connect the BC118 module to an Android device using MelodySmart on the BLE Explorer App. 

BC118: Guide to Upgrading MelodySmart Firmware OTA on Android

 BlueCreation Guide: How to upgrade MelodySmart firmware OTA for your BC118 module on an Android device. 

BC118: Guide to Upgrading MelodySmart Firmware OTA on iOS

 Tutorial: A step by step guide to upgrading your MelodySmart firmware over the air for your BC118 module using an iOS device. 

BC118: Connecting to an iPhone

 Training Video to show how to set-up the BC118-DISKIT and to use it to connect to an iOS device

BC118: Mesh; How to Create a Network of modules on Android

 Demo of how to create a network of BC118 modules using Mesh on Android.

BC118: Mesh Firmware Update on iOS

 Demo showing how to update your BC Mesh firmware on BC118 through the MelodySmart app on iOS

BC118: OTA upgrade on Android

 This demo shows how to upgrade Bluetooth module BC118 with MelodySmart OTA using an Android Smartphone.

The 'Blue Creation BLE Explorer' App is available to download from Google Play Store. 

BC118: OTA Upgrade on iOS

 This tutorial shows how to upgrade Bluetooth module BC118 using MelodySmart OTA on iOS.

BC118: Connecting to an iOS Phone

This Demo is to show how to connect a BC118 to an iOS device and receive and send Data. The iOS App used is the Melody Android Sample App and is available for purchase.

BC118: Connecting to an Android Phone

This Demo is to show how to connect a BC118 to an Android device and receive and send Data. The Android App used is the Melody Android Sample App and is available for purchase.

BC118: Connecting 2 BC118 modules

This small tutorial video is to shows how to connect 2 different BC118 modules via Bluetooth Low Energy and transfer data between them. Both BC118 modules are connected via UART to a hyperterminal on a PC. The video shows the commands to set up this connection.

BC118: Mesh Demo

 This is a demo of the Mesh technology. The video shows how a Mesh netweork is set-up and how one node cand send messages to other nodes.

BC127: iBeacon Demo

 This demo is to show the BC127 behaving as an iBeacon. this feature works with all the other features simultaneously such as music, call and Phone book access.


Document Name Doc # Last Updated    Type
User Manuals
BC118 MelodySmart Manual
BC118 MelodySmart 3.7.x Manual Rev G
melody-smart-v3.7.x-usermanual-rev_g-1459432037.pdfPDF (1 MB)
BC118 MelodySmart 3.6.X Manual Rev C
melody-smart-v3.6.x-usermanual-rev_c-1444988810.pdfPDF (1 MB)
BC118 MelodySmart 3.5.X Manual Rev A
melody-smart-v3.5.x-usermanual-rev_a-1437393858.pdfPDF (896 KB)
BC118 BC Mesh Manual - v1.1.3 Rev A
bc-mesh-v1.1.3-usermanual-rev_a-1427208272.pdfPDF (1 MB)
BC118 MelodySmart 3.3.1 Manual Rev C
melody-smart-v3.3.x-usermanual-rev_c-1425293438.pdfPDF (900 KB)
BC118 MelodySmart 3.3.0 Manual Rev A
melody-smart-v3.3.x-usermanual-rev_x-r-1424365420.pdfPDF (3 MB)
BC118 MelodySmart 3.1.1 Manual
melsm-311-manrev-a-1421761277.pdfPDF (1 MB)
BC118 MelodySmart 2.6.0 Manual
melsm-260-manrev-h-1421753395.pdfPDF (1 MB)
BC118 Discovery Board Diagram
bc118diskit-diagram-1421760770.pdfPDF (353 KB)
BC118 Discovery Kit Manual
bc118diskit-manrev-b-1421760585.pdfPDF (5 MB)
BC118 Mesh Manual
bc118mesh-manrev-a-1421754570.pdfPDF (1 MB)

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Range: Up to 30m
Radio: Bluetooth 4.1 only
Capabilities: Data
Interfaces: UART, USB, I2C, GPIOs
Purpose: Development