Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + Built-in GPS Breakout

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Adafruit fona 3g cellular breakout european version number 1
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For those who want to take it to the next level we now have a 3G Cellular Modem breakout! The FONA 3G has better coverage, GSM backwards-compatibility and even sports a built-in GPS module for geolocation & asset tracking. This all-in-one cellular phone module with that lets you add location-tracking, voice, text, SMS and data to your project in a single breakout.

This module measure only 1.75"x1.6" but packs a surprising amount of technology into it's little frame. At the heart is a powerfull GSM cellular module (we use the latest SIM808) with integrated GPS. This module can do just about everything. Salient Features:
  • Quad-band 850MHz GSM, 900MHz EGSM, 1800MHz DCS, 1900MHz PCs - connect onto any global GSM network with any 2G SIM.
  • This is the European Version - with dual-band UMTS/HSDPA 900/2100MHz WCDMA + HSDPA
  • 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

Specification

Dimensions50.0mm x 46.0mm x 7.0mm
Product Weight50.0g