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Particle Electron 3G Kit

SKU: CE04423

$135.00 AUD, inc GST
$122.73 AUD, exc GST

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Particle Electron 3G Kit
135 AUD

SKU: CE04423

$135.00 AUD, inc GST
$122.73 AUD, exc GST
4 reviews 0 5 5


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

What happens when a powerful 120Mhz ARM Cortex processor is combined with 3G Cellular data capabilities and paired with the world's most intuitive and capable cloud-based programming environment? You get the Particle Electron!

That's right, the Electron board features the same amazing spec sheet as found on the Photon, but with almost double the GPIO pins. The Electron will work out of the box in almost any country thanks to the incredible soft-sim network that the kind folks over at Particle.io have setup and you can program, communicate with and monitor your Electron no matter where it is, from anywhere in the world! Because the Electron is a cellular board, your kit includes the microSim that you need to get started with it, and data usage and rates are accessible from the Particle console.

The Particle.io IDE is based on the same coding abstraction as Arduino which makes it easy for new coders to get started, and the fully fleshed C++ language gives enough power and flexibility for any project! Check out some of the Electron tech specs:

  • 3G Cellular connectivity
  • STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 processor
  • 120Mhz clock speed
  • 1MB flash memory
  • 128KB RAM
  • UART, JTAG, I2C, SPI, ADC, DAC, CAN and USB hardware peripherals
  • 3.3V operating voltage
  • This Electron 3G Kit is for Australia / America (850/1900 MHz)

Particle's 1MB monthly data plan:

  • $2.99/month for 1MB (thousands of messages)
  • No contracts, cancel anytime. $0.99/each additional MB

All of this seamlessly integrates with Particle.io which has a fully fledged cloud-based IDE to program your board Over-the-Air (OTA), monitor your devices and logs, plus intuitively integrate webhooks and IoT services. With official support for channels like IFTTT, the Electron is truly in a class of its own. It connects to your computer/power via microUSB and also has exposed Vin pins for use with external power supplies and batteries.

The Particle cloud is designed to be simple and intuitive enough for DIY enthusiasts and makers, yet powerful and highly integrated to be the next platform of choice for startups and big businesses alike. For more info on the Photon and it's cloud functionality, check out the Particle docs.

For awesome project ideas for your Electron, check out our Projects and Tutorials.

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    Documentation and Resources:
    • IoT House
    • These days we can do just about anything on our phone, we can control so many aspects of our lives using the technology in our pocket, but the most mundane aspects of our lives; opening the garage door, blindly reaching for the light switch in the dark, opening the front door when we get home, still relies on manual interaction. So I created the Particle IoT House, which contains servo motors to open and close the front and gara...
    • IoT Plant Monitor
    • So, my wife wanted to have some small plants in the house. I didn’t, so we compromised, and got some plants. The only thing is that neither of us remembers to water them, so I wanted to build a sensor array to monitor the moisture content of the soil, and notify us when they needed watering. We’ve got 3 plants, all fairly close to each other, and I wanted to create an IoT project so that it could send an email notifi...
    • IOT Shed
    • The driver behind this project is to allow the remote control of some of the equipment in my shed. I have a CNC router/laser cutter that uses my compressor and dust extractor whilst it is running, and well whats the point in having a computer comtrolled machine if you have to hang around and turn the other auxiliary bits on and off?!? There are a million ways to skin a cat, and the same is true about this project. However after ...
    • IoT Mailbox
    • Getting letters and parcels is awesome, what’s not so awesome though is when you miss the postman and you don’t know if that important bit of mail arrived or not. Such a frustrating, yet mundane problem can be solved by creating an Internet of Things mailbox!...

    Product Comments

    Customer Reviews

    1. Review by Arnold verified purchaser

      As always, great products from particle. Great support and great documentation (Posted on 5/03/2019)

    2. Review by Ray verified purchaser

      Beautifully packaged, works out of the box, but there is a very steep learning curve to get it to really perform. (Posted on 16/01/2018)

    3. Review by Kim verified purchaser

      Order came very quickly and all working.
      Kit is very complete and an excellent starting point. Only comment on the Particle electron would be the battery and antenna connections are very small and need a bit of force to connect and disconnect so worry how long they will last. (Posted on 23/09/2017)

    4. Review by Craig verified purchaser

      early stages of use but quite satisfied with product so far (Posted on 30/01/2017)

    Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

    We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

    • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
    • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
    • $9.95 for Express Post (Overnight for most of Australia, 2+ days for rural, tracked)
    • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

    International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

    • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
    • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

    If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

    Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

    Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
    NSW, 2289

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