Best Heltec Automation products in the Development boards + Kits category

On this page you'll find a ranking of the best Heltec Automation products in this category. To give you a quick overview, we've already ranked the most important information about the products for you.

1. Heltec Automation WIFI LoRa 32 V3 SX1262 868MHz with OLED

This is the latest version of the popular Heltec LoRa 32 V2 SX1276 module. The module retains the pinout and functionality of the V2, but now features USB-C and a better LoRa chip with the SX1262 instead of the SX1276. The practical board has an ESP32 with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity and a 128x64 Oled display. So you have a great module for your first experiments with LoRa.
Before you can start, of course, you need to check whether you have a TTN (The Things Network) in your area.

Recommended accessories:
LiPo battery 1000mAh JST 1.25 / Lithium Ion Polymer for LoRa TTGO

Features:
New with USB-C and SX1262
Better deep sleep power consumption with only <10µA
ESP32 with Bluetooth and WiFi
0.96 inch Oled display
SH1.25-2 battery interface with charging chip

Technical details:
Manufacturer: Heltec Automation
Version: 3.0
Microcontroller: ESP32-S3FN8
LoRa chip: SX1262
USB-TTL converter: CP2102
Dual-core Tensilica LX7 microprocessor
Clock frequency up to 240MHz
520kB internal SRAM
Integrated 802.11 BGN WiFi transceiver
Integrated dual-mode Bluetooth (BLE and Classic)
Supported Lora frequency band: 863-870MHz
Line-of-sight range: 2.8km
Operating voltage: 3.3-7V
Logic Level Max: 3.3V
Deep-sleep current: <10µA (compared to 800µA of V2)
Operating temperature: -40 to 90°C
Receiver sensitivity: -133dBm (SF12, 125 KHZ)
Oled colour: Blue
OLED type: SSD1306
OLED resolution: 128X64 pixels
Integrated LiPo battery charger for 3.7V Lipos
Lipo battery connector: JST 1.25mm
USB Interface: USB-C
Dimensions: 50.2 x 25.5 x 10.2mm
Weight: 30g

Scope of delivery:
1x WIFI LoRa 32 V3 SX1262 868MHz with OLED
1x external LoRa antenna with IPEX connection cable
2x 18pin male connector
1x LiPo connection cable.
 

2. Heltec Automation CubeCell GPS-6502 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02S

The CubeCell Lora GPS-6502 HTCC-AB02S with Oled Display and GPS from Heltec is a low-cost LoRaWan board that is perfect for custom Lora Node applications. The CubeCell GPS board has an ASR6501 PSoC® 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and SX1262 integrated. In addition, this board has an AIR530 GPS receiver module that can evaluate up to 6 satellites simultaneously. This way, a better positioning accuracy of up to 2.5m is achieved. The board is Arduino compatible and can be easily integrated and programmed in the Arduino IDE with the detailed instructions from Heltec. The CubeCell LoRaWan development board features an ultra low power design and consumes only 56uA of power (on battery power) in deep sleep mode. The board also has an onboard solar power management system, which means you can solder solar cells (5.5 to 7V) directly to the board to charge the optional LiPo lithium battery. The battery status can be easily queried by the microcontroller via the analogue input. This means you can build a 100% autonomous LoRaWan node yourself that is powered by solar energy.

Recommended accessories:
LiPo battery 1000mAh JST 1.25 / Lithium Ion Polymer for LoRa TTGO
Solar cell 6V 165mA 1W

Features:
Built-in 0.96 inch OLED display with 128x64pixel resolution that can be used to display debugging information, battery power and other information.
AIR530 GPS receiver module with onboard antenna.
Arduino compatible
Perfect for beginners and advanced developers
With the board you can easily and inexpensively implement your LoRa IoT projects.
CE and FCC certification
Based on ASR6051 is a PSoC® chip 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and has an integrated SX1262.
Supports LoRaWAN 4.4.1
Extremely low power design with only 11uA (with lithium battery) in deep sleep mode.
Onboard RGB LED perfect for debugging or displaying status.
Onboard solar power management system: the board can be directly connected to a 5.5 to 7V solar panel.
Onboard SH1.25-2 battery interface, integrated lithium battery management system with charge and discharge management, overcharge protection, battery status detection, automatic switching USB / battery operation.
Micro-USB interface with full ESD protection, short-circuit protection, HF shielding
Integrated CP2102 USB-to-serial port chip: suitable for downloading programs and debugging.

Technical details:
Type: CubeCell HTCC-AB02S
GPS: AIR530
AIR530 does not have a buffer battery Positions are stored only in battery mode.
Microprocessor: ASR6502 (48 MHz ARM® Cortex® M0+ MCU, 128KB FLASH, 16KB SRAM)
Oled colour: White
Oled resolution: 128x64
LoRa Chip: ASR6502 (Internal Semtech® LoRa® Transceiver SX1262)
LoRa working band: 868MHz EU_863_870
LoRa maximum output power 22 ± 1dB
Hardware resources UART x 1; SPI x 1; I2C x 1; SWD x 1; PWM x 3
12 - bit ADC; 8 - channel DMA
6 x GPIO
FLASH: 128KB internal
Interface: Micro USB and LoRa (IPEX)
USB-UART chip: CP2102
Battery detection circuit
Battery connector: 3.7V Lithium SH1.25 2pin
Switchable power supply for external sensors via Vext: 3.3V max 350mA
Power consumption:
LoRa Rx Mode: 10mA
LoRa 10dBm Output: 70mA
LoRa 14dBm Output: 90mA
LoRa 17dBm Output: 100mA
LoRa 20dBm Output: 105mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (USB-powered): 9.6mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (VBAT/battery powered): 56uA
Sleep Mode Deep Sleep (3.3V powered): 50uA
Dimensions: 55.9 x 27.9 x 9.5 mm
Weight: 24g

Scope of delivery:
1x CubeCell GPS-6502 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02S
1x External Antenna 868MHz
2x Male connectors 18x1p.
 

3. Heltec Automation CubeCell 1/2AA 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02A

The CubeCell 1/2AA 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02A from Heltec is a low-cost LoRaWan board that is perfect for your own Lora Node applications. The board has a battery holder on the back for a 1/2 AA lithium-chlorine-sulphite battery. The CubeCell board has an ASR6502 PSoC® 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and SX1262 integrated. The board is Arduino compatible and can be easily integrated and programmed in the Arduino IDE with Heltec's detailed instructions. The CubeCell LoRaWan development board has an ultra low power design and consumes only 3.5uA in deep sleep mode. The battery status can be queried by the microcontroller via the analogue input. So you can build a 100% battery-powered LoRaWan node yourself.

Recommended accessories:
1/2 AA lithium chlorine sulphite battery

Features:
Arduino compatible
Perfect for beginners and advanced developers
With this board you can easily and inexpensively implement your LoRa IoT projects.
CE and FCC certification
Based on ASR605x is a PSoC® chip 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and has an integrated SX1262.
Supports LoRaWAN 1.0.2
Extremely low power design with only 3.5uA in deep sleep mode.
USB / battery operation
Micro-USB interface with full ESD protection, short circuit protection, RF shielding
Integrated CP2102 USB-to-serial port chip: Suitable for downloading programs and debugging.

Technical details:
Type: CubeCell HTCC-AB02A
Microprocessor: ASR6502 (48 MHz ARM® Cortex® M0+ MCU, 128KB FLASH, 16KB SRAM)
LoRa chip: SX1262
LoRa working band: 868MHz EU_863_870
LoRa maximum output power 22 ± 1dB
Hardware resources UART x 2; SPI x 2; I2C x 2; SWD x 1; 12 - bit ADC; 8 - channel DMA; 16 x GPIO
Interface: Micro USB and LoRa (IPEX)
USB-UART chip: CP2102
Battery detection circuit
Switchable power supply for external sensors via Vext: 3.3V max. 350mA
Power consumption:
LoRa Rx Mode: 10mA
LoRa 10dBm Output: 70mA
LoRa 14dBm Output: 90mA
LoRa 17dBm Output: 100mA
LoRa 20dBm Output: 105mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (USB-powered): 9.6mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (VBAT/battery powered): 11uA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (3.3V powered): 3.5uA
Dimensions: 47 x 22 x 19mm
Weight: 33g

Scope of delivery:
1x CubeCell 1/2AA 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02A.
1x Antenna 868MHz.
 

4. Heltec Automation ESP32 New WiFi Kit 32 with 32Mbit Flash

The ESP32 WiFi Kit 32 board from Heltec is perfect for gaining your first experience with Micropython. An ESDP32 microcontroller and an OLED display are mounted on the board. The OLED is suitable for debugging or displaying measured values. The board also has a lipo connector with a charge controller. Since the deep-sleep current of 0.8mA is somewhat high, it is only suitable for mobile use to a limited extent. The board does not skimp on flash memory because it has a 32MBit memory chip. The ESP32 microcontroller is very powerful and also has a WLAN radio module. The module is compatible with the Arduino IDE and can be programmed straight away. With the ESP32 you can easily connect your projects to the internet. The board is often used for IoT (Internet of Things) applications. For example, you can connect your data logger to the internet and log the data to a cloud. The WiFi Kit 32 has a micro-USB connection for programming and power supply. Since the ESP32 is a pure 3.3V controller, you may only operate all inputs and outputs with 3.3V!

Technical details:
Manufacturer: Heltec Automation
Version: 2
Microcontroller: ESP32
USB-TTL converter: CP2102
Dual-core Tensilica LX6 microprocessor
Clock frequency up to 240MHz
520kB internal SRAM
Integrated 802.11 BGN WiFi transceiver
Integrated dual-mode Bluetooth (BLE and Classic)
Operating voltage: 3.3-7V
Logic Level Max: 3.3V
Deep-sleep current: <0.8mA
Operating Temperature: -40 to 90°C
Oled Colour: Blue
OLED Type: SSD1306
OLED Resolution: 128X64 Pixel
Integrated LiPo battery charger for 3.7V Lipos
Lipo battery connector: JST 1.25mm
Dimension: 50.2 x 25.5 x 10mm
Weight: 23.4g

Scope of delivery:
1x ESP32 New WiFi Kit 32 with 32Mbit Flash
2x pin header 18x1p
2x labelling sticker.
 

5. Heltec Automation WIFI Kit8 Board ESP8266 32MBit

This WIFI KIT 8 is an original Heltec board. An ESP8266 microcontroller and an OLED display are mounted on the board. The OLED is perfect for debugging or displaying measured values. The board also has a lipo connector with charge controller. Since the deep-sleep current of approx. 10mA is somewhat high, it is only suitable for mobile use to a limited extent. The board does not skimp on flash memory because it has a 32MBit memory chip. The ESP8266 microcontroller is very powerful and also has a WLAN radio module. The module is compatible with the Arduino IDE and can be programmed straight away. With the ESP8266 you can easily connect your projects to the internet. The board is often used for IoT (Internet of Things) applications. For example, you can easily connect your data logger to the internet and log the data to a cloud. The WIFI Kit8 has a micro USB port for programming and power supply. Since the ESP8266 is a pure 3.3V controller, you may only operate all inputs and outputs with 3.3V!

This board can be plugged onto a half-size breadboard and there is still enough space on both sides to plug in Dupont cables.

Technical details Heltec WIFI Kit8:
Type: HTIT-W8266
Version: B
Manufacturer: Heltec
Controller: ESP8266
OLED Controller: SSD1306
OLED Resolution: 128x32Pixel
USB-UART converter: CP2104
Connection: Micro-USB
CPU: 80 MHz, 32Bit RISC
RAM: 96kB
Flash: 32MBit
WiFi (Client, AccessPoint Mode)
10 digital IOPins, 1 ADC (10Bit)
Integrated WLAN antenna
Integrated LiPo battery charger for 3.7V Lipos
Lipo battery connection: JST 1.25mm
Dimension: 51 x 18.2 x 8mm
Weight: 8g

Scope of delivery:
1x Heltec WIFI Kit8 Board ESP8266 32MBit
2x pin headers 12x1p.
 

6. Heltec Automation CubeCell Dev-Board Plus 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02

The CubeCell Lora Dev-Board Plus HTCC-AB02 with Oled Display from Heltec is a low-cost LoRaWan board that is perfect for your own Lora Node applications. The CubeCell Lora Dev-Board has an ASR6502 PSoC® 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and SX1262 integrated. The board is Arduino compatible and can be easily integrated and programmed in the Arduino IDE with Heltec's detailed instructions. The CubeCell LoRaWan development board has an ultra low power design and consumes only 11uA of power (in battery mode) in deep sleep mode. The board also has an onboard solar power management system, which means you can solder solar cells (5.5 to 7V) directly to the board for charging optional LiPo lithium batteries. The battery status can be easily queried by the microcontroller via the analogue input. This means you can build a 100% autonomous LoRaWan node yourself that is powered by solar energy.

Recommended accessories:
LiPo battery 1000mAh JST 1.25 / Lithium Ion Polymer for LoRa TTGO
Solar cell 6V 165mA 1W

Features:
Built-in 0.96 inch OLED display with 128x64pixel resolution that can be used to display debugging information, battery power and other information.
Arduino compatible
Perfect for beginners and advanced developers
With the board you can easily and inexpensively implement your LoRa IoT projects.
CE and FCC certification
Based on ASR6051 is a PSoC® chip 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and has an integrated SX1262.
Supports LoRaWAN 4.4.1
Extremely low power design with only 11uA (with lithium battery) in deep sleep mode.
Onboard RGB LED perfect for debugging or displaying status.
Onboard solar power management system: the board can be directly connected to a 5.5 to 7V solar panel.
Onboard SH1.25-2 battery interface, integrated lithium battery management system with charge and discharge management, overcharge protection, battery status detection, automatic switching USB / battery operation.
Micro-USB interface with full ESD protection, short-circuit protection, HF shielding
Integrated CP2102 USB-to-serial port chip: suitable for downloading programs and debugging.

Technical details:
Type: CubeCell HTCC-AB02
Microprocessor: ASR6502 (48 MHz ARM® Cortex® M0+ MCU, 128KB FLASH, 16KB SRAM)
Oled colour: White
Oled resolution: 128x64
LoRa Chip: ASR6502 (Internal Semtech® LoRa® Transceiver SX1262)
LoRa working band: 868MHz EU_863_870
LoRa maximum output power 22 ± 1dB
Hardware resources UART x 1; SPI x 1; I2C x 1; SWD x 1; PWM x 3
12 - bit ADC; 8 - channel DMA
6 x GPIO
FLASH: 128KB internal
Interface: Micro USB and LoRa (IPEX)
USB-UART chip: CP2102
Battery detection circuit
Battery connection: 3.7V Lithium SH1,25 2pin
Switchable power supply for external sensors via Vext: 3.3V max. 350mA
Power consumption:
LoRa Rx Mode: 10mA
LoRa 10dBm Output: 70mA
LoRa 14dBm Output: 90mA
LoRa 17dBm Output: 100mA
LoRa 20dBm Output: 105mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (USB-powered): 9.6mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (VBAT/battery powered): 11uA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (3.3V powered): 3.5uA
Dimensions: 52 x 24.1 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 21g

Scope of delivery:
1x CubeCell Dev-Board Plus 868MHz Lora Node HTCC-AB02
1x External Antenna 868MHz
2x Pin headers 15x1p.
 

7. Heltec Automation CubeCell 868MHz Lora Dev-Board V2

This is the new version of the popular HTCC-AB01 CubeCell ASR6502 Lora dev board from Heltec. The module retains the same pinout and functionality as the previous version. The CubeCell Lora Dev-Board has an ASR6502 of the PSoC® 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and an SX1262 Lorachip integrated. Otherwise, it is still the low-cost, Arduino-compatible LoRa Dev Board. Perfectly suited for beginners as well as advanced users.

Recommended accessories:
LiPo battery 1000mAh JST 1.25 / Lithium Ion Polymer for LoRa TTGO.
Solar cell 5V 200mA 1W 110x60mm

Features:
Arduino compatible
Perfect for beginners and advanced developers, the board allows you to implement your LoRa IoT projects easily and inexpensively
CE and FCC certification
Based on ASR6052 is a PSoC® chip 4000 series MCU (ARM® Cortex® M0+ core) and has an integrated SX1262
Supports LoRaWAN 4.4.1
Onboard solar power management system, the board can be directly connected to a 5.5 to 7V solar panel
Onboard SH1.25-2 battery interface, integrated lithium battery management system with charge and discharge management, overcharge protection, battery condition detection, automatic switching USB / battery operation
USB-C interface with full ESD protection, short-circuit protection, RF shielding
Integrated CP2102 USB-to-serial port chip, suitable for downloading programs and debugging

Technical details:
Manufacturer: Heltec Automation
Microprocessor: ASR6502 (48 MHz ARM Cortex M0+ MCU)
LoRa transceiver: SX1262
LoRa working band: 868MHz EU_863_870
LoRa maximum output power 22 ± 1dB
Hardware resources UART x 1; SPI x 1; I2C x 1; SWD x 1; PWM x 3
12 - bit ADC; 8 - channel DMA
6 x GPIO
FLASH: 128KB internal
Interface: Micro USB and LoRa (IPEX)
USB-UART chip: CP2102
Battery detection circuit
Battery connection: 3.7V Lithium SH1,25 2pin
Switchable power supply for external sensors via Vext: 3.3V max 350mA
Power consumption:
LoRa Rx Mode: 10mA
LoRa 10dBm Output: 70mA
LoRa 14dBm Output: 90mA
LoRa 17dBm Output: 100mA
LoRa 20dBm Output: 105mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (USB-powered): 9.6mA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (VBAT/battery powered): 11uA
Sleep mode Deep Sleep (3.3V powered): 3.5uA
Dimensions: 42 x 23 x 8mm
Weight: 25g

Scope of delivery:
1x CubeCell 868MHz Lora Dev-Board V2
1x External LoRa antenna with IPEX connection cable
2x 11pin male connector
1x LiPo connection cable.