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Introduction

Juvcat SIMduino is a IoT panel based on the Arduino Uno board(click here for more information of Arduino Uno) and SIM808, ATmega328 is the microcontroller and GPS module is based on SIM808, SIM808 supports GPS, GPRS and Bluetooth, as you can see, it can be used to transmit/receive short message, give/answer a call, connect computer and exchange files through Bluetooth and realize the function of satellite navigation.

                             


Technical Data

1.

Microcontroller                ATmega328

Operating Voltage              5V

Input Voltage (recommended)    7 to 12V

Digital I/O Pins                14 (of which 6 provide PWM output)

Analog Input Pins              6     

DC Current per I/O Pin          40 mA

DC Current for 3.3V Pin         50mA

Flash Memory                32 KB (ATmega328) of which 0.5 KB used by bootloader

SRAM                       2 KB (ATmega328)

EEPROM                     1 KB (ATmega328)

Clock Speed                  16 MHz

2.

SIM808

GPS multi-slot class 12/10

GPRS mobile station class B

Compliant to GSM Phase 2/2+

       Class 4(2W) at GSM 850MHz and EGSM 900MHz

       Class 1(1W) at DCS 1800MHz and PCS 1900MHz

Bluetooth: compliant with 3.0+EDR

FM:76-109MHz worldwide bands with 50KHz tuning step

Normal operate temperature: -40 to +85

Storage temperature: -45 to +90

SIM

Controlled by AT command via UART

Supply voltage range: 3.4-4.4V


Features

Compatible with standard Arduino Leonardo

Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900MHz

Headset jack

SIM card holder

Control via AT commands

Supports Bluetooth

Supports FM Radio

Current < 2A

Arduino Leonardob Bootloader


Interface 

 

 

Usage

 

For editing program to Catduino Zero, Please download a Arduino IDE

Here's the software you can click to download the Arduino IDE   https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software)

Then install it follow the indication.

How to connect the board with computer?

1.Right click the icon named “my computer”
2.Click the “manage”

3.Choose “machine manage”

4.Then you can see a icon which named “Port(COM and LPT)”, click it.

5.A icon named Port(COM1) appear, then connect your Catduino Zero board to the computer via USB port, it will add a port named Port(COM7) or other thing, right click it

6.Click the “Update Drive Software” option.

7.Finally, choose the second item and find the Arduio IDE, then you can control the Catduino Zero.  

 

 

How to use the Arduino IDE?

  First of all, install the Arduino IDE,

Connect the Catduino Zero to the computer, then follow the below:


Open the Arduino IDE and find click the “Tools” icon, find “Board” and select the corresponding board.

When using the Catduino Zero, please choose the “Arduino Pro or Pro Mini”

Remember to click the “Serial Port” to choose the corresponding port, the port is normally named “COM7”.

Then you can edit the program.

 

We can have a test, the blinking led program is as below:

[code]

void setup() {

  // initialize digital pin LED_BUILTIN as an output.

  pinMode(LED_BUILTIN, OUTPUT);

}

 

// the loop function runs over and over again forever

void loop() {

  digitalWrite(LED_BUILTIN, HIGH);   // turn the LED on (HIGH is the voltage level)

  delay(1000);                       // wait for a second

  digitalWrite(LED_BUILTIN, LOW);    // turn the LED off by making the voltage LOW

  delay(1000);                       // wait for a second

}

[/code]

Then the green led will twinkle in by the frequency of a second.


Resource

Program

Schematic

Datesheet


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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