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Particle Asset Tracker – 3G Americas/Aus

SKU: ADA3451

$245.54 AUD, inc GST
$223.22 AUD, exc GST
Particle Asset Tracker – 3G Americas/Aus

SKU: ADA3451

$245.54 AUD, inc GST
$223.22 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product

Replaced by: CE04813


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 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.

This product has been replaced by: CE04813

Locate your stuff! The Asset Tracker Kit from Particle contains all of the pieces you need to build a Cellular + GPS location tracker for your most prized possessions. In addition to a GPS Shield, the Asset Tracker Kit comes with a weatherproof enclosure, so it’ll keep your electronics safe from the dust, dirt, and moisture of the great outdoors. Keep your bicycle, baby, and backpack safe--satellite lock onto this bargain project kit today!

The Asset Tracker Kit comes with a Particle SIM card with service in more than 100 countries worldwide, and includes 3 months of Particle's 1MB monthly data plan for IoT devices. All Electrons also include Particle's development tools, access to a cloud platform with messaging, and a SIM dashboard for managing and updating your new connected hardware.

The Electron is a 3G device, and will only work in North/South America and Australia. However, unlike the 2G global GSM kit, this version uses 3G so it will work for many many years to come!

Particle offers two types of Electron 3G Kits—this one for North and South America (850/1900 MHz), and one for Europe/Asia/Africa (900/1800 MHz). Check the full list of compatible countries for the location in which your product will be deployed.

Basic Data Charges*:

  • Particle's 1MB monthly data plan: 
    - 3 months included with kit
    - $2.99/month for 1MB (thousands of messages) 
    - No contracts, cancel anytime
  • $0.99/each additional MB

2G and 3G Global versions also available.

*Data rates vary by country and by data usage, see here for full pricing and bulk discounts.

** Continent compatibility is simplified and exceptions exist. Please be sure to check the full list of compatible countries for the location in which your product will be deployed.


  • 3 months of Particle's 1MB monthly data plan (delivered by email)
  • Particle Electron PCB
  • Weatherproof Enclosure
  • Asset Tracker Shield PCB
  • Particle SIM Card
  • Li-Po battery (2000mAh)
  • USB cable
  • Breadboard
  • Pinout reference card
  • Components for a sample product

Note: As of June 6th 2017, we are now carrying the updated version of this product: Particle Asset Tracker v2! 

Asset Tracker v2 datasheet

Particle Asset Tracker v2 includes:

Improved GPS performance: The new asset tracker has a new 4-layer PCB design that improves its RF performance. This means the device will stay connected in remote locations and will acquire satellites more quickly at startup. The device also features a super capacitor that will help your device retain satellite lock for a short time after it’s lost power.

Smaller design: The new Asset tracker fits in a smaller enclosure that is still water and dust-proof for the most rugged tracking applications.

Expandable with sensors: We’ve added two connectors to make the new asset tracker shield expandable with the Grove sensor ecosystem. Tracking freezers through your supply chain? Easily add a temperature sensor to alert you when containers get too warm.

Additional GPS networks: The asset tracker can now leverage 3 different GNSS networks concurrently (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou)

New and improved firmware library: We’ve created a new and improved firmware library to make using the new version of Adafruit's Asset Tracker easier than ever.


    • 72-channel u-blox M8 engine
    • Update rates: Single GNSS: up to 18 Hz, 2 Concurrent GNSS: up to 10 Hz
    • Position accuracy of 2.5 m
    • Sensitivity of -167 dBm
    • Acquisition times: Cold starts: 26s, Aided starts: 2s, Reacquisition: 1s
    • Onboard ROM
    • Anti spoofing and anti jamming technologies
    • Operating temperature of –40° C to 85° C
    • Enclosure dimensions: 115.06 x 65.02 x 39.88 mm

    Technical Details

    This product is listed in:

    Documentation and Resources:
    • The Maker Revolution
    • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...

    Product Comments

    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)
    • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, 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

    Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.

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