SIM800L GPRS GSM Module Core Board Quad-band TTL Serial Port with the antenna
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DescriptionThe SIM800L is a GSM/GPRS module designed for communication over cellular networks. It allows devices to connect to the internet, send and receive SMS, make and receive calls, and perform other communication tasks using the GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) network.
Here's an overview and some details about the SIM800L GPRS GSM module :Communication Capabilities: The SIM800L module supports GSM/GPRS communication. It operates on quad-band frequencies, which means it can work in different regions around the world.
TTL Serial Port: The module can be controlled using a TTL-level serial interface. This means you can communicate with the module using UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver-Transmitter) communication over a serial connection.
Antenna: The module typically comes with a small antenna that needs to be connected for proper reception and transmission of signals. The antenna is crucial for establishing a stable connection to the cellular network.
Power Supply: The module requires a power supply of around 3.4V to 5V. It's important to provide a stable power source to ensure reliable operation.
AT Commands: The module is controlled using AT commands. These are simple text-based commands that you send over the serial interface to instruct the module to perform various actions like sending an SMS, making a call, etc.
Level Shifting: It's important to note that the module uses TTL-level UART communication, which might require level shifting if interfaced with microcontrollers or devices that use different voltage levels for UART communication (e.g., 5V).
Applications:IoT and M2M Communication: The module can be used in Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications to establish communication between devices and remote servers. It enables devices to transmit data over cellular networks, making it suitable for remote monitoring and control.
Remote Sensing and Telemetry: The module can collect data from sensors and transmit it to a central server for analysis. This is useful in applications like environmental monitoring, weather stations, and remote telemetry systems.
Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management: The module can be integrated into vehicle tracking systems to provide real-time location information, enabling fleet managers to monitor vehicles and optimize routes.
- IC Chip: SIM800L
- Operating Voltage (VDC): 3.7 ~ 4.2
- Peak Current (A): 2
Integration with Arduino
- TTL serial port for serial port, you can link directly to the microcontroller.
- Don’t need MAX232.
- The power module automatically boots, homing the network.
- Onboard signal lights all the way.
- It flashes slowly when there is a signal, it flashes quickly when there is no signal.
- Send Receive SMS & Call with SIM800L GSM Module & Arduino : Tutorials
- 1 x SIM800L GPRS GSM Module Core Board Quad-band TTL Serial Port with the antenna