SIM7600E LTE Cat-1 HAT for Raspberry Pi, 3G / 2G / GNSS as well, for Southeast Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa

SKU: 17954
Part Number: SIM7600E LTE Cat-1 HAT
Brand: Waveshare


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Prohibited by the module manufacturer SIMCOM, we're not allowed to ship this product, or to provide any tech support, to the following countries/regions: Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Sudan, Syrian.
SIM7600E LTE Cat-1 HAT for Raspberry Pi, supports 3G / 2G, and GNSS positioning as well

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
A7670E Cat-1 HAT
SIM7600SA-H 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 mainly applicable in Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan (China), Latin America
SIM7600CE 4G HAT LTE Cat-4 mainly applicable in China, and some Southeast Asia countries
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-1/3G/2G communication & GNSS positioning

Based on SIM7600E

Features at a glance
  • Supports dial-up, telephone call, SMS, TCP, UDP, DTMF, HTTP, FTP, etc.
  • Supports GPS, BeiDou, Glonass, GALILEO, QZSS, LBS base station positioning
  • Onboard USB interface, to test AT Commands, get GPS positioning data, and so on
  • Onboard CP2102 USB to UART converter, for serial debugging
  • Breakout UART control pins, to connect with host boards like Arduino/STM32
  • SIM card slot, supports 1.8V/3V SIM card
  • TF card slot for storing data like files, messages, etc.
  • Onboard audio jack and audio decoder for making telephone call
  • 2x LED indicators, easy to monitor the working status
  • Onboard voltage translator, operating voltage can be configured to 3.3V or 5V via jumper
  • Baudrate: 300bps ~ 4Mbps (default: 115200bps)
  • Autobauding baudrate: 9600bps ~ 115200bps
  • Control via AT commands (3GPP TS 27.007, 27.005, and V.25TER command set)
  • Supports SIM application toolkit: SAT Class 3, GSM 11.14 Release 99, USAT
LTE Cat-1/3G/2G
LTE Cat-1 LTE-TDD: B38 / B40 / B41
LTE-FDD: B1 / B3 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B20
3G UMTS / HSPA +: B1 / B5 / B8
2G GSM / GPRS / EDGE: 900 / 1800 MHz
Receiver type 16-channel
C/A Code
Sensitivity -159 dBm (GPS) / -158 dBm (GLONASS) / -159dBm (BeiDou)
Cold starts: -148 dBm
Time-To-First-Fix (open air) Cold starts: <35s
Hot starts: <1s
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
Power supply 5V
Operating voltage 5V / 3.3V (configured via jumper)
Operating temperature -30°C ~ 80°C
Storage temperature -45°C ~ 90°C
Dimensions 56.21mm × 65.15mm
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) *
3G (HSPA+): up to 5.76Mbps (uplink) / up to 42Mbps (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/UDP/FTP/FTPS/HTTP/HTTPS

GNSS positioning

Supports GPS, BeiDou, Glonass, GALILEO, QZSS, LBS base station positioning

telephone call & SMS Support

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

What's on board
  1. SIM7600E
  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. SPX29302 power chip
  7. Raspberry Pi GPIO header
  8. SIM7600 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, messages, etc.
  11. 3.5mm earphone/mic jack
    for audio actions like making telephone call
  12. USB interface
    for testing AT Commands, getting GPS positioning data, etc.
  13. USB TO UART interface
    for serial debugging, or login to Raspberry Pi
  1. MAIN antenna connector
  2. AUX antenna connector
  3. GNSS antenna connector
  4. Module power switch
  5. Network status indicator
  6. Power indicator
  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. UART selection jumper
    A: access Raspberry Pi via USB to UART
    B: control the SIM7600 by Raspberry Pi
    C: control the SIM7600 via USB to UART
  9. PWR configuration jumper
    PWR - 3V3: auto startup on power-up (default)
    PWR - D6: startup/shutdown by the Raspberry Pi D6 pin
    Flight mode configuration jumper
    NC by default, no flight mode control pin
    Flight - D4: flight mode is controlled by the Raspberry Pi D4 pin
  10. USB connector solder pads
  11. 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
Applicable regions A7600C1: China
A7670E / A7600E / SIM7600E: Europe, Southeast Asia, West Asia, Africa, China, South Korea
B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20
B1, B3, B5, B8
B34, B38, B39, B40, B41
B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20
B38, B40
B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20
B38, B40, B41
B1, B5, B8
900/1800 MHz
Data Rate
LTE Cat-1 10Mbps(DL)/5Mbps(UL)
3G (HSPA+) N/A 42Mbps(DL)/5.76Mbps(UL)
2G (GPRS/EDGE) 236.8Kbps(DL/UL)
Software Features
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 N/A Supports serial debugging, or login to Raspberry Pi
Audio jack Supports audio actions like making telephoto call
Antenna connector LTE main antenna LTE main antenna + LTE diversity antenna + GNSS antenna
Dimensions 65 × 30.5mm 65 × 56.0mm
Examples Healthcare, smart payment, Internet talk, environmental monitoring, energy monitoring, fleet management, smart industry, intelligent agriculture, etc.

Weight: 0.25 kg

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