Small Breakout for SIM900 GSM Module

By on May 27, 2011
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Some post ago we presented a PCB to mount the SIM900 module. The project is used in our GSM remote control and the Arduino GSM Shield.
The dimensions aren’t big (1.75×1.95 inches) but in some cases they are too important for a projects, so….

Small Breakout for SIM900 GSM Module

Small Breakout for SIM900 GSM Module - SIM

..we have developed a small PCB GSM module to build device like localizators (coming soon… :-) ), bugs or other small devices.

The Schematics

Small Breakout for SIM900 GSM Module - SchematicThe schematic is the same of the old module.

The printed circuit board, measuring about 1.35×1.5 inches, has a pin strips (10 pin x 2) used to connect with the circuit board of the remote control device.

Let’s now take a look at the electrical scheme, which displays the connections.
The pin 1 (ON/OFF) is used by a microcontroller to turn the GSM module on and off. The module is turned on or off according to the logical level applied to their PWR line (pin 1 of GSM1) . The PWR line is equipped with an internal pull-up resistance and is active at logical zero; therefore, in order to switch the cellular module on, the microcontroller sets PWR at a high logical level (contact 1 of the pin-strip) and causes transistor T2 to saturate; this transistor will then sets the PWR line at a low level. Remember that the power on or off signal is only a pulse of about 2 seconds.
Reset monitoring is handled similarly. The module can be reset by simply causing the microcontroller to send a logical 1 via the RST line, at which time the T3 transistor saturates and sets the NRESET line of GSM1 at a low level.
Let’s now proceed with UART’s control lines (i.e., TXD, RXD, DTR, RTS, CTS, DCD), which are connected to the external area through the pin-strip’s contacts, respectively, 12, 14, 10, 2, 4 and 6.
The audio device, with two contacts for the microphone (with differential input) and two more for the loudspeaker, uses contacts 15, 13, 11, 9, which correspond, respectively, to MIC1P and MIC1N (positive and negative of the microphone) and SPK1P and SPK1N (respectively, positive and negative of the loudspeaker). The RI signal (indicating incoming calls) goes out through contact 8 of the pin-strip.
In this case, the GSM connector modules’ antenna is a 90° MMCX directly connected on the printed board of the cell phone.
Let’s now talk about transistor T1, used here to locally control the cell phone’s reception LED: its base is polarized from the current logical level on pin 52 (NETLIGHT) for GSM1. The transistor’s collector is where the line to contact 3 of the pin-strip starts; this line is connected with the LED line, which the microcontroller uses to get information regarding the presence of GSM network as well as regarding the connection status of the module (e.g., whether the network is available or not).

The Pin Out

 







 

1

3

5

7

9

11

13

15

17

19

ON/OFF

LED

VRTC

ADC

SPK1N

SPK1P

MIC1N

MIC1P

VCC







VCC

2

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

RTS

CTS

DCD

RI

DTR

TXD

RXD

RST

GND

GND

 

 


The bill of material

[code] C1: 220 nF (0805)

C2: 100 nF (0805)

C3: 470 µF 6,3 VL (CASE-D)

C4: 470 µF 6,3 VL(CASE-D)

C5: 100 nF (0805)

LD1: led green (0805)

D1: –

R1: 15 ohm (0805)

R2: 15 ohm (0805)

R3: 15 ohm (0805)

R4: 10 kohm (0805)

R5: 4,7 kohm (0805)

R6: 10 kohm (0805)

R7: 330 ohm (0805)

R8: 10 kohm (0805)

R9: 4,7 kohm (0805)

R10: 10 kohm (0805)

R11: 4,7 kohm (0805)

T1: BC817

T2: BC817

T3: BC817

GSM1: GSM module SIM900

SIM: Slot SIM-CARD

– Antenna connector MMCX 90°

– Strip male 2×10 via 2mm







– PCB </strong><strong> [/code]

 

 

Download the GERBER of Small Breakout for SIM900 GSM Module

Download the DESIGN of Small Breakout for SIM900 GSM Module



jlcpcb.com



About Boris Landoni

Boris Landoni is the technical manager of Open-Electronics.org. Skilled in the GSM field, embraces the Open Source philosophy and its projects are available to the community.

115 Comments

  1. Vadim

    July 7, 2011 at 9:39 PM

    This breakout board looks great!
    Have anybody tried it (or SIM900 GSM shield board) in USA with AT&T?
    Thank you.

    • Kishore

      November 25, 2012 at 6:33 AM

      Can I replace SIM900 with SIM900A in the above schematic? Will it work?

      • BorisLandoni

        December 10, 2012 at 3:29 PM

        SIM900A is a SIM900 un a breakout board, so no problem

        • Pratik

          July 14, 2014 at 12:59 PM

          is this gerber file works with sim900A?

  2. Boris Landoni

    July 8, 2011 at 8:13 AM

    Someone has bought the other GSM breakout http://www.open-electronics.org/products-page/gsm-breakout/breakout-sim900-gsm-module/ also in USA. Nobody said me that found problems.

  3. thanks

    July 29, 2011 at 5:48 PM

    Thank you for the post! I have been reading the application notes on SimCom 900 and have noticed that you have put some interesting variations. I am just curious what were the design decision, simply parts (ie: availability, commonality etc…) or if there are other considerations, I too will only use data/sms:

    Keep in mind that I am an amateur and so any differences are a big deal for me to understand.

    1). For the power switch you use two resistors (r9,r8), which you set to (4.7k,10k) and the application note puts them at (4.7k,47k). Is this simply because you need less voltage at your base due to transistor choice?

    2). Also between the simcom900 chip and the sim card you put 15 ohm resistors instead of the listed 22 ohms (not a big difference, just curious).

    3). In the same connection you use a 220nf (c1) and 10kohm resistor (r4), whereas they have a different setup (not bridging data and vdd with a resistor (r4)) and they use 22pf and 100nf in their designs.

    4). I notice that you use a similar design in the application note for the power supply, in that you use 2 capacitors in parallel to ground, but they suggest 100 uF and 0.1 to 1 uF in parallel.

    I am looking to connect an arduino mini for now to this module (3.3V) presumably that should work by just connecting the vcc,gnd, rx, and tx, and ri connected to a data pin or something, no?

    Thanks for all your help!

  4. Boris Landoni

    July 30, 2011 at 8:05 AM

    Hi, thank you.
    Many choiches are made for availability, no more.
    To control the module you must use also power pin. You must give to this pin an high pulse (the transistor inverts this pulse) to power on the module.

  5. thanks

    July 31, 2011 at 3:59 AM

    Thank you for your quick response. I meant, can I use the 3.3v from arduino pro mini to power the device (with the board you have)? Or will it draw too much current?

    If it does use too much current, can I add something to help allow for more “Amps” like bigger capacitors?

  6. Boris Landoni

    August 16, 2011 at 2:38 PM

    The SIM900 needs 3.2 ÷ 4.8 V. If you use a lithium there aren’t problem. The GSM requires a lot current when attach the net.

  7. Ahmet Alpat

    August 18, 2011 at 3:27 AM

    Hi Boris. Thank you for this great post.

    I want to use GSM Module to send SMS only. Nothing more. And i am designing my own board based on yours. It is going to be controlled by a low power MCU and i dont want to use pin strips. I just want to connect SIM900 directly to the MCU.

    Here is what i want to know; what should i do with the pins that i will not use -like mic, headphones etc? Do you have any suggestions about grounding, PCB and connecting the module to MCU directly?

    Thanks in advance

  8. Boris Landoni

    August 18, 2011 at 7:46 AM

    Hi,
    the pins important are:
    TX, RX, ON/OFF, RESET and power pin. No more.
    The other pins can be left unconnected.
    See this application:
    http://www.open-electronics.org/mini-gsm-localizer-without-gps/

  9. Ahmet Alpat

    August 19, 2011 at 3:21 AM

    That’s great, thank you.

  10. Ashwani

    August 20, 2011 at 8:55 PM

    Hi All,

    Accourding to my R&D 3.3 supply is not working fonr from ardu….

    I have tried many times…not working..let me know if this works from your end.

    I am looking to replace pic with atmega320 with 3.3 volt.

    Regards,
    Ashawni Sihag

  11. Mahdi

    August 21, 2011 at 10:40 AM

    Hello.
    We need the .PCB file of this circuit for ProtelDXP. Can you send it to our email please?

    Thank you

  12. Boris Landoni

    August 24, 2011 at 8:48 AM

    @ Ashwani
    The GSM module can be used with 3,3V but the 3,3V from Arduino hasn’t enough current. You have to use an external power.

  13. Boris Landoni

    August 24, 2011 at 8:48 AM

    @ Mahdi
    I’m sorry but I haven’t the Protel file.

  14. Ahmet Alpat

    September 11, 2011 at 4:07 PM

    Hi Boris,

    Is it possible for you to share the schematics file? .sch?

    • Boris Landoni

      September 12, 2011 at 7:38 AM

      Hi, I’m sorry but I don’t use Eagle to edit schematics files.

  15. John Doe

    October 1, 2011 at 1:41 AM

    Sorry for a noob question but which is pin 1 on the 20pin connector?

  16. Boris Landoni

    October 3, 2011 at 4:26 PM

    I upgrade the post with the pin out. Thank you

  17. Ahmet Alpat

    October 14, 2011 at 4:53 AM

    Can not we connect RST and PWR pins directly to PIC? Do we need BC817’s?

  18. Boris Landoni

    October 14, 2011 at 8:18 AM

    The application notes suggest a button to be connected to these pins. Council to use pins with open collector outputs (such as RA4).

  19. Ashwani

    November 1, 2011 at 3:21 PM

    Hi Boris!

    Hope you are doing fine.

    I connected DTR pin and RI pin to microcontroller and then sim900 rx tx stopped communicating with microcontroller.

    I was making DTR high and low to make sim900 sleep and wakeup.

    Is something damaged inside sim900?

    Regards,
    Ashwani Sihag

  20. Boris Landoni

    November 2, 2011 at 9:21 AM

    Hi, you have to connect also the ON/OFF, TXD, RXD, RST pins.
    Check alse the At+CFUN command to know the state of the SIM900.

  21. k4

    February 3, 2012 at 8:49 AM

    Hi,

    Can this be used to monitor GSM frequencies ? Like being idle and looking at what is passing through the air ?

    Thanks,

  22. Boris Landoni

    February 3, 2012 at 9:21 AM

    You can use this module to know the power of a GSM cell, but not as spectrum analyzer

  23. Jegan

    February 7, 2012 at 4:18 AM

    Can someone help me out with the BOM for D1?

  24. Boris Landoni

    February 7, 2012 at 9:29 AM

    D1 is an SMF05C
    http://www.onsemi.com/PowerSolutions/product.do?id=SMF05C
    nut we don’t mount it.

  25. Goodgood

    March 11, 2012 at 4:58 PM

    I need breakout board for Sim900B
    Thanks

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  27. Menuk

    August 8, 2012 at 8:11 AM

    Thank you so much for this.I would like to use this design for my Kickstarter project.My project will be open source.

    Thanks

    menuk

  28. Raghavendra M

    August 17, 2012 at 5:28 PM

    Hello ,

    Am facing problem with sim900a module some time its working fine and it will going to hang that time SIM_VDD voltage ll be low can u help me plz see the schematic wt i hav done.. plz see the image https://images.elektroda.net/99_1345187336.jpg

  29. Boris Landoni

    August 28, 2012 at 9:11 AM

    @Menuk
    good news, if can I help you contact me.

  30. Boris Landoni

    August 28, 2012 at 9:12 AM

    @Raghavendra M
    I suggest you to refer to our schematics. It works fine ;-)

  31. shams ul arfeen

    September 27, 2012 at 7:23 AM

    SIR! i am trying to use sim-900 in ,my final year project with PLC dear sir kindly refer me to how to use and configure it?

    • BorisLandoni

      September 27, 2012 at 9:29 AM

      What’s your problem?

  32. Demonio Azteka

    October 18, 2012 at 5:34 PM

    i there

    i have any questions.

    can i use this module with arduino without shield.

    can i use this module without conect audio socket

    im hope user this module only for GSM & GPRS DATA like sms or internet but no use de audio socket or lcd, then i wish a compac design.

    thanks

    • BorisLandoni

      October 19, 2012 at 8:33 AM

      Hi, yoes of course but you have to adapt the signal lever.
      See the shield schematics to understand how connect it.

  33. Brecht Vaelen

    December 8, 2012 at 9:50 AM

    Dear,

    I would like to connect this gprs-module to lpc1768, this is an arm-processor.

    So I would have to write C/C++ files, Im currently using mbed.org but this library doesnt include gsm/gprs-files.

    I need to send data like I would feed data to pachube/cosm.com

    I would only receive a simple command like ‘reset the system’

    Is it possible for me to use code from this:

    http://code.google.com/p/gsm-shield-arduino/source/browse/branches/SIM908IDE100/?r=93

    I would like to have a startcode to work with/modify
    but starting from scratch would not be possible for my current programming skilllevel/time schedule

    thanks if you can help me out..

    ps: somebody told Im supposed to use sockets, is this true or false?

    • BorisLandoni

      December 10, 2012 at 3:35 PM

      It’s not so simple.

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  35. Guest

    January 22, 2013 at 7:41 PM

    hy does this circuit can I use to control the relay by microcontrol atmega 8535?
    thanks

    • BorisLandoni

      January 25, 2013 at 9:55 AM

      Hi, the Small Breakout for SIM900 could be controlled with AT commands, so you can use any microcontroller

  36. Guest

    January 22, 2013 at 7:42 PM

    hy apakah rangkaian ini bisa dipergunakan untuk mengontrol relay lewat microcontrol atmega 8535?
    terimakasih

  37. bedu aja

    January 22, 2013 at 7:42 PM

    hy does this circuit can be used to control the relay by microcontrol atmega 8535?
    thanks

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  41. Maurits Hartman

    February 25, 2013 at 5:23 PM

    Hi,

    I was just wondering about the circuit part that controls the on/off and reset pins. In the breakout, these are directly to the collectors of the transistors T2 and T3. In the SIM900 hardware design document (V1.01, page 23) however, there is a 1k current-limiting resistor between the collector and the pins. The document also mentions that the maximum current that can be drained is 0.3mA.

    Shouldn’t your design be updated with these resistors? Or did you never had any trouble with it?

    Maurits

    • BorisLandoni

      February 28, 2013 at 11:12 AM

      we use a transistor, you can also use a switch. So no problem. it Works without problem..

      • Maurits Hartman

        February 28, 2013 at 11:18 AM

        Thanks for the quick reply!

  42. cl1d3

    April 25, 2013 at 2:12 PM

    Is possible to buy completed module? If yes, what is price?

  43. Sunny

    May 2, 2013 at 4:15 PM

    Hi friends..we are the SIM900 completed mould distributor in HK and China.

    Our MOQ is 1000pcs,update price is $10.5/pc ,anyone interested,please contact me by mail info@lyinternation.com and by Skype” sunnyleeyang”,hope to be partners to discuss the application of SIMcom mould..

    • BorisLandoni

      May 4, 2013 at 8:56 AM

      We use a special forniture, with DTMF decoder software, antijammer and cell locator.

  44. emaro

    May 7, 2013 at 11:15 PM

    hello, for esd protection you used TVS diodes, i can’t buy this type of diodes because of its non availability in shops. can i use zener diodes, ceramic capacitors ? if yes what do you suggest (with values), thank you ! :)

    • BorisLandoni

      May 15, 2013 at 9:27 AM

      Hi the diodes aren’t mounter in our breakout. They aren’t necessary.

  45. TUSSHAR SAIGAL

    May 15, 2013 at 7:21 AM

    demo code for arduino or a library ???

  46. Roman

    October 5, 2013 at 9:32 PM

    Hi,

    What ttl level converter should I order to be able to use this module with 3.3v or 5v arduino?

    Thanks

  47. tolisn

    October 8, 2013 at 8:08 PM

    Hi
    How can we connect this module with a 5V arduino ? What level converter are required /

  48. Jim Norton

    October 9, 2013 at 6:55 AM

    Sorry for the possibly stupid question. Does this SIM900 GSM Module work in the USA and if so, what carriers?

    I very interested in this for an embedded product being designed for the USA, but I don’t yet know all the acronyms or much about cellular technology.

    Regards,
    Jim

  49. Vinit Jain

    October 13, 2013 at 8:07 PM

    hey… i am working on eagle software for designing the same schemetic……….can anyone suggest me the the link of eagle library in which i can find the SIM900A module for designing the schemetic as i am not finiding it with my version…..

    • BorisLandoni

      October 14, 2013 at 4:09 PM

      Hi, we don’t use Eagle, so I haven’t the library.
      I’m sorry

  50. samustafa

    November 13, 2013 at 4:01 PM

    i need 900d ckt, does anyone has it??

  51. Bo Herrmannsen

    November 26, 2013 at 2:32 PM

    Hi, i have the old version of the module. Is there a way to wire this to an official mega so i can use the gsm lib’s that comes with IDE 1.0.5? i have tried to compare the gsm shield to this breakout and the main difference is that the gsm shield does not use the DCD and DTR pin… otherwise i have all the pins needed matched up… just asking to be sure

    • BorisLandoni

      November 30, 2013 at 10:14 AM

      The new GSM shield has also pins for flow control.
      If you have the old GSM shield you have to connect the DCD and DTR according with new schematics

      http://www.open-electronics.org/gsm-gps-shield-for-arduino/

      • Bo Herrmannsen

        November 30, 2013 at 1:27 PM

        yes i know…. but will it work with the GSM lib that is build in to Arduino IDE 1.0.5 ?

        • BorisLandoni

          November 30, 2013 at 2:06 PM

          it work with our library

          http://www.gsmlib.org/

          • Bo Herrmannsen

            November 30, 2013 at 2:07 PM

            ok… i wanted to wire it so it also works with GSM lib build in to Arduino IDE

          • BorisLandoni

            November 30, 2013 at 2:09 PM

            The library in the IDE isn’t for SIM900, but for Quectel

          • Bo Herrmannsen

            November 30, 2013 at 2:17 PM

            ok… makes sense…

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  53. Alex

    January 16, 2014 at 5:19 PM

    What is the voltage input for this board ? Is it possible to supply it with the +5v or +3.3v of a Arduino Board ?

  54. Kim Ausloos

    March 17, 2014 at 10:22 AM

    Hi, I’m trying to use the module, I’ve got pin 1 (on/off) and pins 12 and 14 (softwareserial tx and rx) connected to my arduino, pins 20 and 18 to ground and pins 19 and 17 to an adaptor that can handle 2.5A at 4.5V as the module needs between 3.2V and 4.8 V. Do I need any other pins to send an sms? Can I just apply power and load the GSM_GPRSLibrary_SMS.ino example from MarcoMartines’s repo on github? Thanks!

    • BorisLandoni

      March 22, 2014 at 5:11 PM

      to manage the module you have to use also the RESET pin

  55. Patricio Fernando Alvarez

    March 20, 2014 at 12:55 AM

    Hi, as far I I know Sim900 is able to drive its own inputs and outputs and also has it´s own ADC, this is possible only if firmware is modified. I got this information from SIM900_Hardware Design_V2.04 documentation.This could be great in order to avoid using a microcontroller. Have anybody done this or known about this?
    Regards and great job Boris!
    Patricio

    • BorisLandoni

      March 22, 2014 at 5:13 PM

      Our SIM900 use a special firmware to use the DTMF function.
      Our breakout is very small so not all pin are on output connector so we don’t use IO pins.
      Thank you Patricio ;-)

    • Gopalakrishna Palem

      January 18, 2015 at 8:05 AM

      Thank you for sharing that info Patricio – I am looking for similar thing – did you happen to find how to avoid the MCU and take advantage of SIM controlling its own outputs directly? – Please share any pointers you may have come across on those lines. Thx in adv.

  56. Donizeti Santos

    April 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM

    HI boris
    I´m from Brasil.
    great job !
    I would like to make a little changes because I need more pins, could you send me the drawing ?
    or library of sim900
    best regards

    • BorisLandoni

      April 19, 2014 at 11:50 AM

      In the post there are the gerber files

  57. siddu

    April 22, 2014 at 12:52 PM

    Hii., Thanks for info. could you please clarify my doubt.

    i’ve the SIM900A core and other supporting components. after designing the PCB., can i directly use this module with AT commands ., or does it require any other firmware.? please provide this info.

    • BorisLandoni

      May 3, 2014 at 12:36 PM

      You can directly manage the SIM900A.

  58. som

    May 17, 2014 at 11:12 AM

    Hi,

    In mu sim900 module i can see that RF_IN pin is short-circuited with ground.
    Is RF_IN to ground connection is expected or i got faulty sample.

    Please help me out with this issue.

    One more question how can we get 50Ohm impedance at antenna?? is there any free software or manual technic .

    Thanks
    Som

  59. som

    May 17, 2014 at 11:25 AM

    Hi

    What are the steps to check that antenna is properly connected to GSm or not and how perfectly is it working.

    eg for AT+CSQ i am getting signal level -97dbm

    and for AT+COPS i can see only one or two network found.

    Why does it not finding all the networks?

    Is there any issue with my firmware or antenna connection

    • BorisLandoni

      June 3, 2014 at 4:26 PM

      The antenna isn’t connetcted to ground.
      The signal is good. Have you try another SIM card? The power supply?

      • som

        June 4, 2014 at 12:38 PM

        Hi Boris thanks for reply.

        antenna is connected to ground!.

        I have one more question : can i use the same characteristic as your design to get 50Ohm impedance for antenna trace?

        Waiting for your reply!
        Thanks
        Som

  60. Som

    June 6, 2014 at 1:19 PM

    Hi Boris

    can i use the same characteristic as your design to get 50Ohm impedance for antenna trace?

    Waiting for your reply!
    Thanks
    Som

  61. som

    June 11, 2014 at 11:58 AM

    Hi Boris

    I tried but i am not able to get 50Ohm impedance in RF trace.

    Can i use the same characteristic as your design to get 50Ohm impedance for antenna trace?

    Waiting for your reply!

    • BorisLandoni

      June 14, 2014 at 4:19 PM

      I don’t understand you problem.
      Are you using this board? If yes you don’t have any problem.

  62. queissman

    June 15, 2014 at 3:43 PM

    Thank you for the breakout. I am troubleshooting. Some things are still not working properly, probably there are several things going wrong. But there is one thing where I would like to have a hint if someone would be so kind. After powering up, NETLIGHT blinks, meaning SIN900 cannot connect to network, although an antenna is connected, SIM card is in, simlock deactivated. I realized that there is a shortcut (0.5 Ohms) between mass and RFANT. Is this normal? Thank you

    • BorisLandoni

      July 4, 2014 at 12:41 PM

      Hi, all modules are tested. Check the power supply.

  63. ahmetalincak

    July 25, 2014 at 9:09 PM

    Hey,

    If you can provide .brd and .sch files, I’ll appreciate. I wanna use some other interfaces of the GSM module(such as I2C etc.). Please help me on this.

    Thanks,

    Ahmet.

    • BorisLandoni

      August 2, 2014 at 11:09 AM

      I’m sorry but we don’t use Eagle now

  64. nikyi

    August 12, 2014 at 3:36 PM

    hi, if i power this board at 3.9 volts does it work with pic MCU powered at 5 volts or do i need a level shifter? . if i need a level shifter wich to use to get 115200 boudrate . thanks.

    • BorisLandoni

      August 21, 2014 at 6:08 PM

      You need a level shifter. A simple solution is this

      http://www.open-electronics.org/gsm-gps-shield-for-arduino/

      • nikyi

        August 26, 2014 at 10:52 AM

        thanks boris , for your answer . Can I also power the board with 4.3V ,using a diode after 5V power supply?

        • BorisLandoni

          August 29, 2014 at 3:36 PM

          The Single supply voltage is 3.4V – 4.5V

  65. nikly

    August 12, 2014 at 4:21 PM

    hi , do I Need a voltage level converter if i power this board at 3.9 volts and i connect it to a pic MCU powered at 5 volts ? hope you can help . thanks

  66. ahmetalncak

    August 20, 2014 at 1:52 AM

    Hey,

    Can I connect directly SIM900’s serial lines to a 3.3v logic level device? Do I need a level shifter? Or a voltage divider is enough?

    Thanks,

    Ahmet.

    • ahmetalncak

      August 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM

      Hiya,

      I figured out that it isn’t needed to use a level shifter cct or anything for UART lines. But the device is not working properly with 3v3 power supply. Please keep in mind these…

      By the way I’m interfacing this breakout with MSP430.

      Yours,

      Ahmet.

      • Gopalakrishna Palem

        January 18, 2015 at 7:57 AM

        Thank you for sharing the info, ahmetalncak. It is helpful. So, the pins 12, 14 (TXD and RXD) on this board can work directly with MCUs like ATMEGA etc. from freeduino, right?

        • BorisLandoni

          February 19, 2015 at 5:20 PM

          Yes of course (TTL 3.6V)

  67. jayachandra

    September 25, 2014 at 8:24 AM

    hi,

    why we connect 4 parellel capacitors for battery connection for sim900. Can we connect 1 capactor?

    • BorisLandoni

      September 28, 2014 at 9:42 AM

      HI, it’s only for economical reason

      • jayachandra

        September 29, 2014 at 9:19 AM

        hi,

        thanks for your reply,i have read the datasheet for sim900,in that they mentioned 2 capacitors only for battery connection,is it enough or 4 capaciotors are required?and if required can u please tell me the functioning of remaining 2 capacitors.

        thanks in advance.

  68. keven

    December 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM

    4 Frequency GPRS/GSM Module-EFCom Pro is an ultra compact and reliable wireless module.
    http://www.elecfreaks.com/store/gprsgsm-moduleefcom-pro-efcompro-p-450.html

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  70. vijaykumar

    April 28, 2015 at 2:56 PM

    I tried the above schematics,its not working,I am not getting power at sim vdd.Can anyone help me out,even I have used D1(SMF05C)but not working.

  71. Michal Vaňo

    May 18, 2015 at 3:05 PM

    Hello friend,
    thanks for sharing gerber files. But i´m missing keepout layer. Can you update your gerber files please? Regards

  72. Evans W

    July 15, 2015 at 3:59 PM

    Can I use this without an MCU- I just need a simple control of LEDs- input=output? And how can I make the same so that I use a range of input 3-12V and output is same as my input?

  73. Humeyra Keskin

    November 6, 2015 at 1:24 PM

    Hi, is it compatible with arduino? is it is possible, can you help me related with code?

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