R800C GSM/GPRS HAT For Raspberry Pi

SKU: 23459
Part Number: R800C GSM/GPRS HAT
Brand: Waveshare




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R800C GSM/GPRS HAT For Raspberry Pi
R800C GSM/GPRS HAT for Raspberry Pi

Support 2G Communication, Phone Call & SMS

Features at a glance

The R800C GSM/GPRS HAT is a handy, low power Raspberry Pi HAT which features multi-communication functionalities: GSM, GPRS, and phone call, applicable to countries or regions with 2G network coverage, up to 85.6kbps GPRS speed. It allows your Pi to easily make a telephone call, send messages, connect to wireless Internet, and so on.

  • Standard Raspberry Pi 40PIN GPIO extension header, supports Raspberry Pi series boards and Jetson Nano
  • Supports SMS, phone call, GPRS, TCP/IP, DTMF, HTTP, FTPl, etc.
  • UART interface, for connecting controller boards like Arduino/STM32
  • Onboard voltage translator, 3.3V by default, switch to 5V via jumper
  • 2x LED indicators, easy to monitor the working status
  • SIM card slot, supports 1.8V/3V SIM card
  • Baudrate: 2400bps ~ 115200bps (115200bps by default)
  • Control via AT commands (3GPP TS 27.007, 27.005, and SIMCOM enhanced AT Commands)
  • Supports SIM application toolkit: GSM 11.14 Release 99
  • Comes with online development resources and manual (examples for Raspberry Pi/Jetson Nano/Arduino/STM32)
GSM / GPRS / Audio
Frequency band GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Quad-band auto search
Compliant to GSM phase 2/2+
Emitting power Class 4 (2W @ 900 MHz)
Class 1 (1W @ 1800 MHz)
GPRS connectivity GPRS multi-slot class 12/10 (default)
GPRS multi-slot class 1~12 (configurable)
GPRS data feature UL/DL speed: ≤85.6kbps
Supports Packet Broadcast Control Channel (PBCCH)
Coding schemes: CS-1, CS-2, CS-3, CS-4
Supports PAP (Password Authentication Protocol) for PPP connection
Supports Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD)
SMS Supports: MT, MO, CB, Text, PDU
SMS storage: SIM card
Audio Voice encode/decode mode: Half Rate, Full Rate, Enhanced Full Rate, Adaptive Multi Rate
Support echo cancellation
Support noise reduction
Power supply 5V
Logic level 5V / 3.3V (default)
Operating temperature -40°C ~ 85°C
Storage temperature -45°C ~ 90°C
Dimensions 30.2 x 65mm

Standard Raspberry Pi 40PIN GPIO header

Compatible with Raspberry Pi series boards, Jetson Nano

Connecting with Raspberry Pi Zero

Connecting with Raspberry Pi 4B

Connecting with Jetson Nano

Connecting with Jetson Nano LITE

* For reference only, the above controller boards are not included.

Phone Call & SMS Support

Making Telephone Call Or Sending SMS By AT Commands, With Onboard Audio Jack

What's on board
  1. R800C module
  2. RT9193-33 power chip
  3. MIC29302 power chip
  4. TXS0108EPWR voltage translator
    translates 3.3V/5V into 1.8V
  5. Raspberry Pi GPIO Header
    for connecting with Raspberry Pi
  6. Operating voltage selection jumper
    VCC-3.3V: set operating voltage as 3.3V
    VCC-5V: set operating voltage as 5V
  7. PWR selection jumper
    PWR-P4: startup/shutdown by the Raspberry Pi P4 pin
  1. 3.5mm earphone/mic jack
  2. R800C control header
    for easily connecting with host boards like STM32
  3. GSM Antenna Connector
  4. SIM Card slot
  5. R800C power on/off
    Press for 1s to start up the R800C.
    Press for 1s to shutdown the R800C after booting
  6. NET Indicator
    Fast flashing when module starts, flashing slowly after GSM register succeed
  7. Power Indicator
Pinout definition
Product Show
Outline Dimensions
Product Selection
Product SIM868 SIM800C R800C
Frequency Band
GSM GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Quad-band auto search
Compliant to GSM phase 2/2+
Bluetooth Integrates AT commands
Compliant to Bluetooth specification3.0 + EDR
Support functions such as SPP, OPP, HFP/HSP
Data Transmission
GPRS (Kbps) 85.6(DL)/85.6(UL)
Network protocol TCP/UDP/HTTP/HTTPS/SSL/TLS/FTP, etc.
Internet access PPP
SIM card slot 1.8V/3V
UART Support UART to send and receive AT commands
USB port for testing AT commands, getting GPS positioning data, firmware upgrade, etc. for powering and catching log -
Audio Onboard audio jack for phone calls - Onboard audio jack for phone calls
Antenna connector GSM antenna + Bluetooth antenna + GNSS antenna GSM antenna + Bluetooth antenna GSM antenna
Power supply 5V (USB port or pinheader)
Logic level 5V/3.3V (default)
Operating temperature -40 ~ 85°C
Storage temperature -45°C ~ 90°C
Dimensions 30.4 × 65.0mm 30.5 × 65.0mm
Applicable regions Applicable to countries or regions with 2G network coverage
Examples Environmental monitoring, Smart payment, Smart home, Smart city, Intelligent agriculture and animal husbandry, etc.
Resources & Services

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

Weight: 0.031 kg

Quick Overview

  1. R800C GSM/GPRS HAT x1
  2. GSM Antenna x1
  3. RPi screws pack (2pcs) x1