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3G GPRS GSM Shield for Arduino with GPS - 850 MHz

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$171.35 (inc GST) $155.77 (exc GST)
Ships in ~10 bus. days

Product Description

Now available from Tronixlabs Australia is this 3G GSM shield for Arduino that works on the 3G 850 MHz frequency - ideal for Telstra. This is ideal for communicating with your Arduino project via SMS or remote control via inbound calling or creating call alerts.

We do not recommend or support this board for 3G mobile data (http etc.) - if you need Internet connectivity, consider a Particle Electron instead

Please note that Telstra has indicated it will start the 3G network shutdown in mid-2020.

Click here for a shield that works with Optus and Vodafone 3G

3G/GPRS specifications:

  • Quad-band 850MHz GSM, 900MHz EGSM, 1800MHz DCS, 1900MHz PCs - connect onto any global GSM network with any 2G SIM.
  • Dual-band UMTS/HSDPA 850/1900MHz WCDMA + HSDPA. This is the shield to use with Telstra. Click here if you use Optus or Vodafone.
  • Fully-integrated GPS (Qualcomm PM8015 GPS) that can be controlled and query over the same serial port
  • Make and receive voice calls using a headset or an external 8Ω speaker + electret microphone
  • Send and receive SMS messages
  • Send and receive GPRS data (TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.)
  • AT command interface can be used with 300, 600, 1200, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230K, 461K, 961K, 3.2M, 3.7M and 4.0Mbps
  • Native USB support - plug it into a computer and you'll get serial ports for AT commands, GPS NMEA as well as a modem (note we've only tried out the AT&NMEA ports on Windows) 

GPS specifications:

  • 16 acquisition channels
  • GPS L1 C/A code
  • Sensitivity
    Tracking: -157 dBm
    Cold starts : -144 dBm
  • Time-To-First-Fix
    Cold starts: 100s (typ.)
    Hot starts: 1s (typ.)
  • Accuracy: approx 2.5 meters 

You may also the following accessories to make this 3G shield work. These are not included!



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