Soracom IoT Starter Kit

Everything you need to get started with cellular IoT and Soracom

  • Set up a Raspberry Pi microcomputer
  • Connect a 3G modem & activate SIM card
  • Set up an ultrasonic sensor & send data to the cloud
  • Manage your SIM through the User Console
  • Visualize and analyze sensor data with Soracom

Learning the basics of cellular IoT is easy

In addition to the hardware in the IoT Starter Kit, we hope you’ll also appreciate the ease of managing your devices and connecting to the cloud with Soracom’s User Console and Services.

  • Open up a world of possibilities for IoT development with cellular IoT from Soracom
  • Build devices that connect to the cloud
  • Build a simple application that records data from an ultrasonic sensor
  • Send sensor data to the cloud for real-time visualization.


Soracom IoT Starter Kit contents

    • Soracom Global SIM Card
      The Soracom Global SIM provides cellular data connectivity and SMS functionality on 2G, 3G, 4G LTE and Cat M1 networks in over 120 countries around the world, fully managed right from your browser on the Soracom User Console (also included as part of the starter kit)
    • Raspberry Pi Zero W and Official Case
      Small, easy-to-use Linux computer that supports a wide variety of programming environments to make developing your IoT project a breeze.
    • Huawei 3G USB Modem (MS2131i) and USB OTG Adapter Cable
      A great modem that provides 2G and 3G cellular connectivity, designed especially for IoT projects, plus a USB OTG cable to hook it up to the Raspberry Pi.
    • Ultrasonic Range Finder (HC-SR04)
      This simple yet reliable sensor measures distance using ultrasonic vibrations, and is accurate up to 10 feet. We love this sensor because we can quickly capture data for easy visualization, just by waving our hand in front of it!
    • 16GB Micro-SD Card and Micro-SD Card Reader
      Storage for your Raspberry Pi, plus a card reader so you can edit its contents on your computer.
    • Perma-Proto Breadboard and Color-coded Wires
      For connecting the Ultrasonic Range Finder to your Raspberry Pi, without soldering anything.
    • USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
      To power your Raspberry Pi from your computer or other USB power source.
    • $10 Starter Kit Coupon
      Coupon to cover Soracom service fees (such as data usage) as you build your project.

Additional Soracom services are also available, like SORACOM Beam for encrypting and forwarding data, and SORACOM Lagoon for building powerful IoT dashboards can help you leverage the power of the cloud.