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GSM/GPRS Module (Gadgeteer Compatible)

SKU: TOY0032

$195.87 AUD, inc GST
$178.06 AUD, exc GST

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GSM/GPRS Module (Gadgeteer Compatible)

SKU: TOY0032

$195.87 AUD, inc GST
$178.06 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product

Replaced by: 3G
This product has been replaced by: 3G

Introduction

This GSM/GPRS module is .NET Gadgeteer compatible, which uses the .NET Micro Framework to make writing code for your device as easy as writing a desktop, Web or Windows Phone application.
 
This module carries SIM900, which is a quad-band GSM/GPRS engine. The standard industrial-level interface makes it easy to configure via AT commands. 
Through this module you can do almost everything that feature phone does. Imagine that every morning, your "private robot secretary" calls your phone and say "good morning". It will be really cool!  
 
 
Specification 
  • .NET Gadgeteer Compatible
  • Single supply voltage 3.4V - 4.5V 
  • Typical power consumption in SLEEP mode is 1.5mA
  • SIM900 quad-band: GSM 850,EGSM 900, DCS 1800, PCS 1900. 
  • Searching the 4 frequency bands automatically. 
  • Compliant to GSM Phase 2/2+ 
  • Class 4 (2W) at GSM 850 and EGSM 900
  • Class 1 (1W) at DCS 1800 and PCS 1900 
  • GPRS multi-slot class 10 (default) 
  • Support Single Antenna Interference Cancellation
  • Compatible with AT command through Serial port
  • Temperature range -30°C to +80°C 
  • GPRS data downlink/uplink transfer: max. 85.6 kbps / 42.8 kbps
 
Gadgeteer interface definition
  • PIN1: +3.3V Power +3.3V
  • PIN2: +5V   Power +5V
  • PIN3: NC  no use
  • PIN4: TX  serial transmit
  • PIN5: RX   serial receive
  • PIN6: NC  no use
  • PIN7: NC  no use
  • PIN8: NC     no use
  • PIN9: NC  no use
  • PIN10: GND   ground
 
Shipping list
  • GSM/GPRS Module(.NET Gadgeteer Compatible)    1 unit
  • Cable for Gadgeteer1 unit
    
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  • The Maker Revolution
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Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (1-2 days, 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:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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