Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino)

Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino)

Product code: 4573326591706
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Rated 5.0 from 3 reviews


Get your IoT project live… fast. The Soracom IoT Starter Kit is a single box powered by Arduino and has everything you could possibly need to launch your IoT project. Learn more about the Starter Kit

About the Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino)

Transform a good idea into a fully-working prototype, with the Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino). Ideal for projects with low bandwidth requirements, while taking advantage of the latest network technologies.

Industry-trusted hardware and SIM connectivity that’s easy to set up means you can develop risk-free… and get your IoT project online, fast.

Included in the kit

  • Arduino MKR NB 1500 – a programmable controller board with common interfaces and LTE-M modem
  • Dipole Antenna – antenna supporting 3G bands with U.FL connector for directly attaching on Arduino MKR board
  • Soracom IoT SIM – gives you global connectivity managed on SORACOM platform, featuring native cloud integration, private networking and more
  • Grove Sensors Essential Kit – Seven different sensors for your IoT project with cloud-ready libraries and sample code. Includes a button, buzzer, GPS module, temperature sensor, and magnetic switch.
  • $20 connectivity coupon – so that you can test your prototype and send a good volume of data to the cloud without incurring additional fees

Kit Features

  • Built-in LTE-M modem & Soracom IoT SIM for global connectivity.
  • Works with many Soracom platform services, with full repos of sample code provided
  • Leverage various development environment offered by Arduino for fast prototyping

Arduino MKR GSM 1500 features

  • Low Power – based on low-power ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller with low-power U-Blox SARA-U201 for LTE-M connectivity
  • Battery Support – can be operated on a Li-Po battery (NOT INCLUDED IN THE KIT) as well as USB power supply. Li-Po charger circuitry buit-in for charging the battery while operating on USB or external power source
  • Easy Development – Exploit Arduino IDE and web editor and sample codes / libraries built by Arduino community worldwide

Any questions?

If you’d like to learn more about the Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino), our team of IoT experts would love to hear from you! You can get in touch with us here.

Technical Specification

Microcontroller SAMD21 Cortex®-M0+ 32bit low power ARM MCU (datasheet)
Radio module u-blox SARA-U201 (datasheet)
Secure Element ATECC508 (datasheet)
Board Power Supply (USB/VIN) 5V
Supported Battery Li-Po Single Cell, 3.7V, 2500mAh Minimum
Circuit Operating Voltage 3.3V
Digital I/O Pins 8
PWM Pins 13 (0 .. 8, 10, 12, 18 / A3, 19 / A4)
I2C 1
Analog Input Pins 7 (ADC 8/10/12 bit)
Analog Output Pins 1 (DAC 10 bit)
External Interrupts 8 (0, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16 / A1, 17 / A2)
DC Current per I/O Pin 7 mA
Flash Memory 256 KB (internal)
Clock Speed 32.768 kHz (RTC), 48 MHz
Full-Speed USB Device and embedded Host
Antenna gain 2dB (bundled antenna)
Carrier frequency GSM 850 MHz, E-GSM 1900 MHz, DCS 1800 MHz, PCS 1900 MHz
Working region Global
SIM Card MicroSIM (not included with the board)
Length 67.64 mm
Width 25 mm
Weight 32 gr.

Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino)

Soracom LTE-M IoT Starter Kit (powered by Arduino)
Rated 5.0 from 3 reviews