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gsm and 3G shields tutorial :: c-uGSM and d-u3G SHIELD BREADBOARD TUTORIAL



Pin to pin compatible, compact and light weight modules and having embedded USB ports, c-uGSM and d-u3G shields (micro) are our latest GSM / 3G-UMTS shields compatible with Arduino, Raspeberry PI, Raspberry PI2 or with any other 2.8-5V micro-controller board.
gSPS adapter it is our "plug and run" SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY for c-uGSM and d-u3G shield.
Next, I will show to you how to speed up your GSM / 3G projects prototyping.

 

What you will need

 

c-uGSM, d-u3G shields and gSPS hardware references

All examples bellow are based on c-uGSM and gSPS 4V [DDRV] (used for direct 3G-GSM shield powering/"NO Lithium Polymer" powering).
NO breadboard differences for gSPS 5V [LiPOL] (used in "WITH Lithium Polymer" powering).
d-u3G diferences - revealed later.

3G/GSM shields reference can be seen here. gSPS switching power supply reference may be found here.

 

GSM 3G shield breadboard prototyping

Solder the strait row headers to the boards. Solder the barel connector to the gSPS, if needed. GSM 3G SHIELD BREADBOARD - what you will need

Insert the power supply and the GSM shield as bellow pictures. SIM must be installed to the GSM shield, first. ;) GSM 3G SHIELD BREADBOARD - detail two
GSM 3G SHIELD BREADBOARD - detail three
GSM 3G SHIELD BREADBOARD - installed

Between boards, a gap of minimum 5 rows it is requiered. Insulation separator (foam,cardboard,..) must be inserted between boards in order to prevent the SHORT CIRCUITES!

WARNING:
BOARDS MAY BEND WHEN INSERTED AND CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUITS!!! TAKE ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO PREVENT THIS HAPPEN! YOU ARE THE ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR HARDWARE HANDLING, USAGE AND WIRING!!!


3G shield (d-u3G shield) difference: at insertion moment, ALIGN both sides (TX 2 TX and SLP 2 SLP).

READY! Now you may continue to wire your project, to other boards, starting from the breadboard contacts.

 

 

 

Dragos Iosub & itbrainpower.net team original how to.

 

 

 

 

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