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Cellular + GPS tracking, all in one, for your Arduino? Oh yes!
Introducing Adafruit FONA 808 GSM + GPS Shield, an all-in-one cellular
phone module with that lets you add location-tracking, voice, text,
SMS and data to your project, in Arduino shield format for easy use.

This shield fits right over your Arduino or compatible. At the heart
is a powerful GSM cellular module (we use the latest SIM808) with
integrated GPS. This module can do just about everything

* Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900MHz - connect onto any global GSM
network with any 2G SIM (in the USA, T-Mobile is suggested)
* Fully-integrated GPS (MT3337 chipset with -165 dBm tracking
sensitivity) that can be controlled and query over the same serial
* Make and receive voice calls using a headset or an external 32
speaker + electret microphone
* Send and receive SMS messages
* Send and receive GPRS data (TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.)
* PWM/Buzzer vibrational motor control
* AT command interface with "auto baud" detection

Here's the GPS specifications:

* 22 tracking /66 acquisition channels
* GPS L1 C/A code

* Sensitivity
Tracking: -165 dBm
Cold starts : -148 dBm
* Time-To-First-Fix
Cold starts: 32s (typ.)
Hot starts: 1s (typ.)
Warm starts: 5s (typ.) * Accuracy: approx 2.5 meters

Sounds delicious, right? So we plated this fine module onto a shield
with all the extras you need to make your next project shine

* Onboard LiPoly battery charging circuitry so you can take your
project on the go. Use any 500mAh+ LiPoly or LiIon battery and
recharge via the Arduino when necessary. Two LEDs let you know when
its charging and done. You can then flip the switch and use the
battery to run your circuit!
* Standard 4-pole TRRS headphone jack. Use any 'Android' or
'iPhone'-compatible headset with mic
* Breakouts for external 32 speaker and electret mic if you don't
want to use a headphone
* Level shifting circuitry to make it Arduino-safe
* Vibrational motor (buzzer) driver so you can have noiseless
* uFL connection for external passive GPS & external GSM antenna
* Indicator LEDs for power and network connectivity
* Any standard 2G SIM slides into a secure connector

On its own, this shield can't do anything. It requires a
microcontroller like an Arduino to drive it! You will also need some
required accessories to make FONA work. These are not included!

* SIM Card! A 2G Mini SIM card is required to do anything on the
cellular network.
* Lipoly Battery - 500mAh or larger!
* External GSM Antenna
* External Passive GPS Antenna

Note: The Fona808 won't work without a Lipoly Battery!

Each order comes with one tested and assembled FONA shield and a stick
of 0.1" male header. Required Arduino, SIM card, battery, antenna and
other accessories are not included! Some light soldering is required
to put the headers onto the shield. You can also grab some stacking
headers if you would like to stack a shield on top

There's also some recommended accessories. They are not required but
chances are you'll want them!

* TRRS 4-Pole Headset - Any 'iPhone' or 'Android' compatible (but
not iPhone original) should work. We tried about 10 different ones,
and basically the more expensive once are more comfortable and louder
but our official iPhone headset mic did not work.
* External Mic & Speaker - If you want to talk directly to your
FONA, an electret mic and mini 8 ohm speaker will do quite nicely.
* Vibrating motor - the FONA can drive this directly, just solder a
mini vibrating motor disc in!

Check out our great tutorial for code, wiring diagrams, schematics,
datasheets and more!


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Manufacturer Adafruit
Product type Elektronikmodul
Item number5998592
Manufacturer no.ada-2636

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