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Overlook WiFi Woes, Go LTE All-American – Information

The SparkFun LTE Stick, which makes use of the LARA-R6 from u-blox, is now accessible to transmit voice AND information over mobile IoT in North America.




Hiya everybody and welcome to the primary New Product Put up from us right here at SparkFun Electronics in 2024! We’re going to kick it off with only some new merchandise (don’t fret, there are far more subsequent week so be certain that to examine again on Tuesday) however one is a game-changer on the subject of Mobile IoT whereas the opposite is a world-first. Meet the SparkFun LTE Stick – LARA-R6! This little board is ideal for avoiding WiFi lifeless zones, is able to connecting you wherever (within the North American area) and at anytime, opening up a world of prospects. Let’s take a better look, we could?

Go Huge, Go Small, Go Wherever with the SparkFun LTE Stick

The SparkFun LTE Stick supplies a improvement and prototyping platform for the LARA-R6 LTE Cat 1 module from u-blox. The LTE Stick makes use of the LARA-R6401 model, which helps each information and voice for North America and works with LTE bands utilized by these cell networks: AT&T, Verizon, T-Cellular, and FirstNet. The board features a nanoSIM card slot for customers to pick their most popular community. Examine together with your community supplier for compatibility with the LARA-R6.

The LARA-R6 works on a number of LTE FDD frequency bands (2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 66, and 71) and features a host of widespread options customers count on from u-blox modules, together with uFOTA (over-the-air firmware replace), Root of Belief, safe boot/replace, jamming detection, antenna and SIM detection, and rather more.

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That is it for this week. As all the time, we won’t wait to see what you make! Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or tell us on Instagram, Fb or LinkedIn. Please be secure on the market, be variety to at least one one other! We’ll be again with extra new merchandise subsequent week so be certain that to examine again then. Pleased New Yr from all of us at SparkFun Electronics!

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