Particle Tracker SOM

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Tracker SoM is a powerful, configurable, and extensible IoT System-on-Module (SoM) that builds on Particle’s Tracking Services foundation and provides a powerful MCU, GNSS, and advanced peripherals in a compact form factor. Tracker SoM serves as an accelerated starting point to organizations that require a tailored tracking solution for sophisticated applications as well as a fully-certified foundation for original equipment manufacturers developing commercial products.

Features :

  • GNSS u-blox Neo M8U for GNSS with on-board dead-reckoning for up to 1.8m CEP50 GPS accuracy
    • Supports GPS L1C/A, SBAS L1C/A, QZSS L1C/A, QZSS L1-SAIF, GLONASS L1OF, BeiDou B1I, Galileo E1B/C
    • Support for battery-backup for almanac and ephemeris data
  • Quectel BG96-MC modem (T402 / T404)
    • LTE Cat M1 module for North America (United States, Canada, and Mexico)
    • LTE FDD bands supported: B2,B4,B5, B12,B13, B14, B25,B26
  • Quectel EG91-EX modem (T523 / T524)
    • LTE Cat 1 module for EMEAA region
    • 3GPP E-UTRA Release 13
    • Cat 1 bands supported: B1, B3, B7, B8, B20, B28
    • Support for Europe only at this time
  • Nordic Semiconductor nRF52840 SoC
    • ARM Cortex-M4F 32-bit processor @ 64MHz
    • 1MB flash, 256KB RAM in SoC
    • Bluetooth 5: 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps, 500 Kbps, 125 Kbps
    • Supports DSP instructions, HW accelerated Floating Point Unit (FPU) calculations
    • ARM TrustZone CryptoCell-310 Cryptographic and security module
    • Up to +8 dBm TX power (down to -20 dBm in 4 dB steps)
    • NFC-A tag
  • Wi-Fi location: on-board ESP32 offers SSID scanning for using third-party Wi-Fi location services
  • PMIC (Power Management IC) and Fuel Gauge
  • On-module additional 8MB SPI flash
  • CAN Bus: on-board, integrated CAN Bus controller and transceiver making it ideal for fleet and micromobility
  • Boost Converter to power 5V CAN devices from a 3.6V battery
  • RTC: External real-time clock with support for an optional separate battery
  • Watchdog Timer: integrated hardware WDT
  • 10 Mixed signal GPIO (8 x Analog, 10 x Digital, UART, I2C, SPI)
  • USB 2.0 full speed (12 Mbps)
  • JTAG (SWD) pins
  • Support for external RGB status LED
  • Support for external Reset and Mode buttons
  • On-module MFF2 Particle SIM
  • Bluetooth chip antenna on module, switchable to use U.FL connector in software.
  • Five on-module U.FL connectors for cellular, GNSS, BLE, Wi-Fi, and alternative GNSS.
  • Castellated module designed to be reflow soldered to your own custom base board, or pre-populated on a Particle Evaluation Board or Carrier Board.
  • FCC, IC, and CE certified
  • RoHS compliant (lead-free)

Farees Ahmed

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