GPy Expansion Board Bundle

64.35

The GPy Expansion Board Bundle features the GPy, the only LTE-M and MicroPython combo micro controller on the market today – the perfect enterprise grade IoT platform for your connected Things. With the latest Espressif ESP32 SoC, the GPy offers a perfect combination of power, friendliness and flexibility. Also included in this bundle is the Expansion Board and the LTE-M Antenna.

Create and connect your things everywhere. Fast.

GPy Shipping starts November 10th 2017

Available on back-order

Description

Note: GPy Shipping starts November 10th 2017

The GPy Expansion Board Bundle features the GPy, the only LTE-M and MicroPython combo micro controller on the market today – the perfect enterprise grade IoT platform for your connected Things. With the latest Espressif ESP32 SoC, the GPy offers a perfect combination of power, friendliness and flexibility. Also included in this bundle is the Expansion Board and the LTE-M Antenna.

Create and connect your things everywhere. Fast.

GPy

Get on with a board that gets you into the newly available LTE-M networks. The GPy gives you full flexibility during testing, install, deployment and is delivered RCM, IC, CE and FCC certified.

With WiFi, BLE and cellular LTE CAT M1/NB1, the GPy is the latest Pycom triple-bearer MicroPython enabled micro controller on the market today – the perfect enterprise grade IoT platform for your connected Things. Create and connect your things everywhere, fast.

PLEASE NOTE: Pycom modules are powered by the NEW and FEATURE PACKED Espressif ESP32 chip. As a result our firmware is evolving constantly as the ESP32 IDF matures. Regular firmware updates are therefore provided.

 

GPy Features

– Powerful CPU
– 1KM WiFi range
– MicroPython enabled
– Fits in a standard breadboard (with headers)
– Ultra-low power usage: fraction compared to other connected microcontrollers

Tx/Rx Frequencies

Ports for LTE Bands
Tx frequencies
Rx frequencies
Low bands 5, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 28
699 to 915 MHz
729 to 960 MHz
Mid bands 1, 2, 3, 4
1710 to 1980MHz
1805 to 2170 MHz

LTE-M Operating Frequencies

– 34 bands supported from 699Mhz to 2690Mhz (Total world-wide support)

LTE-M Specification

– One single chip for both CAT M1 and NB1
– 3GPP release 13 LTE Advanced Pro
– Supports narrowband LTE UE categories M1/NB1
– Integrated baseband, RF, RAM memory and power management
– Reduced Tx power class option
– Peak power estimations: TX current = 420mA peak @1.5Watt RX current = 330mA peak @1.2Watt
– Data rates:
– 300kbps DL
– 375 kbps UL (LTE Cat M1 in 1.4Mhz in 1.4 Mhz, HD-FDD)
– 40 kbps DL
– 55kbps UL (LTE Cat M2 in 200 kHz, HD-FDD)

Interfaces

– 2 x UART, 2 x SPI, I2C, I2S micro SD card
– Analog channels: 8×12 bit ADCs, 2×8 bit DAC
– Timers: 2×64 bit with PWM with up to 16 channels
– DMA on all peripherals

Power

– Voltage Input: 3.3V – 5.5V
– 3v3 output capable of sourcing up to 400mA

Processing

– Espressif ESP32 SoC
– Dual processor + WiFi radio system on chip
– Network processor handles the WiFi connectivity and the IPv6 stack
– Main processor is entirely free to run the user application
– An extra ULP-coprocessor that can monitor GPIOs, the ADC channels and control most of the internal peripherals during deep-sleep mode while only consuming 25uA

Security & Certifications

– SSL/TLS support up to 1.2
– WPA Enterprise security
– AES encryption engine

Memory

– RAM: 4MB
– Flash Memory: 8MB
– GPIO: Up to 22
– Hardware floating point acceleration
– Python multi-threading

Hash / Encryption

SHA, MD5, DES, AES

WiFi Networking

802.11b/g/n 16mbps

Bluetooth

Low energy and classic

RTC

Running at 32KHz

Size

55mm x 20mm x 3.5mm (Without Headers)

Weight

– 7g
– 31g

Expansion Board

Introducing the Expansion Board 2.0, compatible with the WiPy 2.0, LoPy, SiPy, FiPy and GPy.

Features

– USB and LiPo battery powered
– FT234XD USB to serial converter
– LiPo battery charger (BQ24040), with options for two different charging currents (100mA and 450mA)
– TPS2115A with reverse voltage protection
– MicroSD card slot
– Three female headers to easily plug in the WiPy 2.0, LoPy, SiPy, FiPy or GPy.
– JST style battery connector
– Power LED and charge status LED
– One user LED and one user switch
– Battery voltage monitoring via the WiPy ADC
– Lots of jumpers to enable/disable features

Size: 65 x 50 x 8mm

Weight

– 18g
– 43g (Packaged)

LTE-M Antenna

External LTE-M Antenna Kit for use with the FiPy and GPy development boards.

Specification

– Lte band 28/38*2
– Frequency: 703~803/2520~2620(MHz)
– Antenna size: 75 x 21 (mm)
– PCB 0.6 mm

Low bands

– (5, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 28)
– Tx frequencies 699 to 915 MHz
– Rx frequencies 729 to 960 MHz

Mid bands

– (1, 2, 3, 4)
– Tx frequencies 1710 to 1980MHz
– Rx frequencies 1805 to 2170 MHz

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg