SIM8200EA-M2 5G HAT
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Working with Windows PC
- 3 Working with Raspberry
- 4 Schematic
- 5 Demo Codes
- 6 Software
- 7 Document
- 8 FAQ
SIM8200EA-M2 5G HAT With Antennas, 5G/4G/3G Support, Snapdragon X55 Onboard, Multi Mode Multi Band, Applicable For China, Europe, The Middle East, South America, Etc.
Working with Windows PC
Downlaod the SIM8200 Driver from Resources part to your PC and unzip it.
Enter the SIM8200_OS_Driver\Windows directory
Enter the 1_install directory and run the setup.exe file to install.
After connecting, a mobile network icon appears, you can disconnect other network and test the mobile network.
Install driver manually
For some of PC, you need to add driver manullay. If your PC doesn't recognized any COM ports in Device Manger, find unkown devices and upate the driver manually:
d Power on the 5G module and set the Switch into ON. four(it may be more than four) unkow devices are recognized by Windows PC.
Right-click the device , update the driver manually, choose SIM8200_OS_Driver\Windows, and then choose thd driver according to the version of your OS. You need to update for all the four/five/six devices.:
Four COM ports: AT is used for AT command controlling, Audio is used for dailing Diagnostics is used for debuggging, and NMEA is used for GPS.；
A mobile network will be setup automatically after updating, you can disconnect other network and test it.
Manual NDIS dial-up Internet
After installing the driver, some computers cannot automatically dial up to access the Internet, so you need to dial manually, the operation is as follows：
Connect the passive GPS antenna to the ANT5 of the module, and place the antenna outdoors facing the sky.Then send the AT command to turn on the GPS:
Working with Raspberry
Please download the newest Raspberry Pi OS2020-08-20-raspios-buster-armhf, All the settings are based on Kernel 5.4, if you use old version, plase udpate first.
This configuration is only needed at the first time.
Open a terminal and run the following commands:
sudo apt-get install p7zip-full wget https://www.waveshare.com/w/upload/f/fb/SIM8200-M2_5G_HAT_code.7z 7z x SIM8200-M2_5G_HAT_code.7z sudo chmod 777 -R SIM8200-M2_5G_HAT_code cd SIM8200-M2_5G_HAT_code sudo ./install.sh
Please do not modify option, qmi_wwan_simcom, default.script,install.sh files or directorys, otherwise the dirver cannot be installed normally.
If you get error information, please check ifyou use the 2020-08-20-raspios-buster-armhf OS and take screenshot of error information and contact our support team for help.
Testing with AT command
sudo apt-get install minicom sudo minicom -D /dev/ttyUSB2
cd Goonline make sudo ./simcom-cm
If you want to set the codes auto-run after booting, you can modify rc.local file:
sudo nano /etc/rc.local
Add the line to file as below:
sudo /home/pi/SIM8200-M2_5G_HAT_code/Goonline/simcom-cm &
Note that you have to add "&" to the end of command, make sure that the command can be run in the background, or the Pi may not boot normally.。