3 Prod Board V1

1. About the Board

The board is developed based on the SIM7000C and SIM7000E Modules as well as the Microcontroller ATMega 328 based on the most popular Arduino UNO PIN layout. Therefore this board is compatible with any shield that is compatible with the Arduino UNO


Download the USB Drivers Note: Windows 10 users should use the Windows 8 Drivers

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No PIN Description
1 GPS Antenna GPS signal antenna port for SIM7000 (u.fL) or USB printer wire to connect with PC
2 LiPo Connector 3.7v LiPo battery connector
3 Switch Power On off switch for device
4 PWR Button SIM7000 hardware power button
5 RST Button SIM7000 Reset Button
6 USB Port SIM7000 USB port for debuging
7 PIN Headers PIN headers to connect with micro controller.(Diagram 2 for more details)
8 RF Antenna Mobile network signal antenna port for SIM7000 (u.fL)
9 NET LED SIM7000 NET LED Indicator
10 STAT LED SIM7000 STAT LED Indicator
11 SIM7000 SIM7000 module
12 PIN Headers PIN headers to connect with micro controller.(Diagram 2 for more details)
13 Jumper 01 Overriding jumper for PWRKEY and RESET
14 PIN Headers PIN headers to connect with micro controller.(Diagram 2 for more details)
15 LiPO Charging MCP73831 Single Cell LiPo Charging IC
16 AP2112 3.3V Low dropout voltage regulator
17 PAM2401 Step-up DC to DC converter for 5V output
18 Level Shifter 5V to 1.8V level shifting IC
19 User Button Programmable User button
20 SIM Slot NB-IOT Microsim connector
21 ATMEGA328 ATMEGA328P Microcontroller
22 RESET Reset button for ATMEGA328p

2. What you Should know about the board

  • ATMEGA328P ┬ÁCU with FTDI USB to serial converter
  • Same pinout as Arduino UNO
  • Compatible with any Arduino UNO shield
  • Programable with Arduino IDE
  • NB-IoT/GSM/LTE/eMTC enabled SIM7000C/SIM7000E module onboard
  • Separate USB interface for SIM7000 module
  • GNSS (GPS,GLONASS and BeiDou/Compass, Galileo, QZSS)enabled

Separate USB interface can only be used for SIM7000 debug and firmware upgrades

  • SIM7000C FDD-LTE B1/B3/B5/B8
  • SIM7000E Tri-Band FDD-LTE B3/B8/B20/B28
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800 MHz
  • GNSS (GPS,GLONASS and BeiDou/Compass, Galileo, QZSS)
  • LTE CAT-M1(eMTC) Uplink up to 375kbps, Downlink up to 300kbps
  • NB-IoT Uplink up to 66kbps, Downlink up to 34kbps
  • EDGE Class Uplink up to 236.8Kbps, Downlink up to 236.8Kbps
  • GPRS Uplink up to 85.6Kbps, Downlink up to 85.6Kbps

3. Let's Start

  • Insert Micro SIM to sim slot
  • Connect GPS antenna to board

NB-IOT / eMTC should available in your area

Your SIM should allow to connect to NB-IOT network

  • Connect your u.fL connector of GSM/LTE antenna to board
  • Connect GPS antenna to board

4. Connect to the Computer

Connect Ideamart Board to the computer using USB cable

You may need to install drivers for your computer.

Download SDK and program with your faviorit Arduino IDE SDK download from http://go.ideamart.io/NBIOTDevBoard

5. Board PIN out

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More Information/Sample and all you need info can find at http://go.ideamart.io/NBIOTDevBoard

Dialog IOT Platform http://portal.iot.ideamart.io

Dialog Smartlife app http://go.ideamart.io/smartlife

Microcontroller ATmega328P

Operating Voltage 5V
Input Voltage (recommended) 7-12V
Input Voltage (limit) 7-12V
Digital I/O Pins 14 (of which 6 provide PWM output)
PWM Digital I/O Pins 6
Analog Input Pins 6
DC Current per I/O Pin 20 mA
DC Current for 3.3V Pin 50 mA
Flash Memory 32 KB (ATmega328P) of which 0.5 KB used by bootloader
SRAM 2 KB (ATmega328P)
EEPROM 1 KB (ATmega328P)
Clock Speed 16 MHz
Length 98.35 mm
Width 53.38 mm
Last updated on 17th Mar 2018