A7600C1 LTE Cat-1 HAT for Raspberry Pi, Low Speed 4G Module, 2G GSM / GPRS, for China

SKU: 18700
Part Number: A7600C1 Cat-1/GSM/GPRS HAT
Brand: Waveshare

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A7600C1 LTE Cat-1 HAT for Raspberry Pi, Low speed 4G module, 2G GSM / GPRS support, LBS positioning

For different regions, we provide multiple LTE Cat-4/Cat-1 HATs to choose from:

SIM7600A-H 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 mainly applicable in North America (US, CA)
SIM7600E-H 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 mainly applicable in Europe, Southeast Asia, West Asia, Africa, China, South Korea
SIM7600E LTE Cat-1 HAT LTE Cat-1
A7600E Cat-1/GSM/GPRS HAT
SIM7600SA-H 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 mainly applicable in Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Latin America
SIM7600CE 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 mainly applicable in China, and some Southeast Asia countries
SIM7600CE-CNSE 4G HAT
A7600C1 Cat-1/GSM/GPRS HAT LTE Cat-1
SIM7600G-H 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 the global version

Please check the supported bands according to your local service provider, select the proper one when placing order.

LTE Cat-1 HAT for Raspberry Pi

enabling LTE Cat-1 / 2G communication & LBS positioning

Based on A7600C1

Features at a glance
  • Standard Raspberry Pi 40PIN GPIO extension header, supports Raspberry Pi series boards, Jetson Nano
  • Supports protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP(s), MQTT(s), FTP(s), and SSL
  • Supports dial-up, telephone call, SMS
  • Supports LBS base station positioning, it is able to get the approximate position info via mobile network
  • TTS (Text To Speech) feature, texts in Chinese/English can be converted into spoken words
  • Onboard USB interface, for testing AT Commands, network communication, and so on
  • Onboard audio jack for sound recording, making telephone call, listening the TTS resulting speech, etc.
  • Onboard USB to UART converter, for serial debugging, or accessing the Raspberry Pi
  • Breakout common used control pins of the A7600X module, make it easy to connect with hosts boards like Arduino/STM32
  • SIM card slot, supports 1.8V/3V SIM card
  • TF card slot for storing data like files, audio data, etc.
  • 2x LED indicators, easy to monitor the operating status
  • Onboard voltage translator, operating voltage can be configured to 3.3V or 5V via 0Ω resistor jumper
  • Baudrate: 300bps ~ 4Mbps (default: 115200bps)
  • Comes with development resources and manual (examples for Raspberry Pi/Jetson Nano/Arduino/STM32)
Specifications
Frequency band
LTE Cat-1 LTE-FDD: B1/B3/B5/B8
LTE-TDD: B34/B38/B39/B40/B41
2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 900/1800 MHz
SMS and Audio
SMS Supported types: MT, MO, CB, Text, PDU
Storage: USIM card and ME (default)
Audio feature Supports echo cancellation
Supports noise reduction
Other
Power supply 5V
Operating voltage 5V / 3.3V (configured via 0Ω resistor jumper)
Operating temperature -30°C ~ 80°C
Storage temperature -45°C ~ 90°C
Dimensions 56.01mm × 65.00mm
Standard Raspberry Pi 40PIN GPIO

Compatible with Raspberry Pi series boards, Jetson Nano

Dial-up on Windows/Linux

LTE Cat-1: up to 5Mbps (uplink) / up to 10Mbps (downlink) *
EDGE: up to 236.8Kbps (uplink / downlink) *
GPRS: up to 85.6Kbps (uplink / downlink) *

* stands for idealized data rate, the actual data rate depends on factors like network coverage, traffic congestion, base station condition, etc.

Cloud Communication

Supports communication protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP(s), MQTT(s), FTP(s), and SSL

Telephoto call & SMS Support

Making telephoto call or sending SMS by AT commands, with onboard audio jack

What's on board
  1. A7600C1-LNSE communication module
  2. CP2102 USB to UART converter
  3. NAU8810 audio decoder
  4. TXS0108EPWR voltage translator
    translates 3.3V/5V into 1.8V
  5. MP2128DT power chip
  6. MP1482 power chip
  7. Raspberry Pi GPIO header
    for connecting with Raspberry Pi
  8. A7600 control interface
    for connecting with host boards like Arduino/STM32
  9. SIM card slot
    supports 1.8V/3V SIM card
  10. TF card slot
    for storing data like files, audio data, etc.
  11. 3.5mm earphone/mic jack
    for audio actions like making telephoto call
  12. USB interface
    for testing AT Commands, network communication, etc.
  13. USB TO UART
    for serial debugging, or login to Raspberry Pi
  14. Antenna connector
  1. Module power switch
  2. Network status indicator
  3. Power indicator
  4. UART selection jumper
    A: access Raspberry Pi via USB to UART
    B: control the A7600 by Raspberry Pi
    C: control the A7600 via USB to UART
  5. PWR on/off selection jumper
    PWR - 3V3: auto startup on power-up
    PWR - D6: startup/shutdown by the Raspberry Pi D6 pin
  6. Flight mode selection jumper
    NC by default, no flight mode control pin
    Flight - D4: flight mode is controlled by the Raspberry Pi D4 pin
  7. Operating voltage selection jumper
    configured via 0Ω resistor jumper
    VCCIO - 3.3V: set operating voltage as 3.3V
    VCCIO - 5V : set operating voltage as 5V
  8. USB connector solder pads
  9. BOOT forced programming solder pads
Pinout definition
Outline Dimensions
Resources & Services

* Resources for different product may vary, please check the wiki page to confirm the actually provided resources.

Selection Guide
  SIM7600CE-CNSE SIM7600CE-T A7600C1 A7600E SIM7600E SIM7600E-H SIM7600A-H SIM7600G-H
Applicable regions China Europe/Southeast Asia/West Asia/Africa/China/South Korea North America Global
Band
LTE Cat-4
/LTE Cat-1
LTE-FDD
B1/B3/B5/B8
LTE-TDD
B38/B39/B40/B41
LTE-FDD
B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20
LTE-TDD
B38/B40/B41
LTE-FDD
B2/B4/B12
LTE-FDD
B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7
/B8/B12/B13/B18/B19
/B20/B25/B26/B28/B66
LTE-TDD
B34/B38 /B39/B40/B41
3G UMTS/HSDPA/HSPA+
B1/B8
TD-SCDMA
B34/B39
N/A UMTS/HSPA+
B1/B5/B8
UMTS/HSPA+
B2/B5
UMTS/HSDPA/HSPA+
B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B19
2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE
900/1800 MHz
N/A GSM/GPRS/EDGE
850/900/1800/1900MHz
GNSS N/A GPS/Beidou/GLONASS N/A GPS/Beidou/GLONASS
Data Rate
LTE Cat-4
150Mbps(DL)/50Mbps(UL) N/A 150Mbps(DL)/50Mbps(UL)
LTE Cat-1 N/A 10Mbps(DL)/5Mbps(UL) N/A
3G (HSPA+) 42Mbps(DL)/5.76Mbps(UL) N/A 42Mbps(DL)/5.76Mbps(UL)
2G (EDGE) 236.8Kbps(DL/UL) N/A 236.8Kbps(DL/UL)
2G (GPRS) 85.6Kbps(DL/UL) N/A 85.6Kbps(DL/UL)
Software Features
Network protocol TCP/IP/IPV4/IPV6/Multi-PDP/FTP/FTPS/HTTP/HTTPS/DNS
Dial-up protocol PPP/NDIS/RNDIS PPP/RNDIS PPP/NDIS/RNDIS
USB driver Windows XP/7/8/10, Linux (driver free for Raspbian)
Hardware Interfaces
SIM card slot Compatible with 1.8V and 3V SIM card
UART Supports AT commands through UART, compatible with 3.3V/5V operating voltage
USB port Supports AT commands testing, network communication, firmware upgrading, etc.
USB to UART Supports serial debugging, or login to Raspberry Pi
Audio jack Supports audio actions like making telephoto call
TF card slot Yes, for storing data like files, messages, etc. N/A Yes
Antenna connector LTE main antenna LTE main antenna + LTE diversity antenna + GNSS antenna LTE main antenna LTE main antenna + LTE diversity antenna + GNSS antenna
Applications
Examples Healthcare, smart payment, Internet talk, environmental monitoring, energy monitoring, fleet management, smart industry, intelligent agriculture, etc.

Weight: 0.069 kg

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