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Particle Electron Cellular IoT Kit - 3G Afr/Eur/Asia

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A tiny development kit for creating 3G cellular connected products.

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The Electron is a tiny development kit for creating 3G cellular-connected electronics projects and products. It comes with a Particle SIM card with service in more than 100 countries worldwide, and includes 3 months of Particle's 1MB monthly data plan for IoT devices. 

The Electron kit also includes Particle's development tools and cloud platform for managing and updating your new connected hardware.

The Electron is a GSM-only device, and does not support CDMA networks. We offer two types of Electron 3G Kits—one for North and South America (850/1900 MHz) and one for Europe/Asia/Africa (900/1800 MHz). For a full list of compatible countries, please visit the link here and see the “Compatible Countries” list below.

Basic Data Charges*:

  • Particle's 1MB monthly data plan: 
    - 3 months included with kit
    - $2.99/month for 1MB (thousands of messages) 
    - No contracts, cancel anytime
  • $0.99/each additional MB

Specifications:

  • STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller
  • 1MB Flash, 128K RAM
  • Cellular modem: U-Blox SARA U-series (3G)
  • 36 pins total: 28 GPIOs (D0-D13, A0-A13), plus TX/RX, 2 GNDs, VIN, VBAT, WKP, 3V3, RST
  • Board dimensions: 2.0" x 0.8" x 0.3" (0.5" including headers)

Contents:

  • 3 months of Particle's 1MB monthly data plan (delivered by email)
  • Particle Electron PCB
  • Particle SIM Card
  • Li-Po battery (2000mAh)
  • Taoglas Cellular Antenna
  • USB cable
  • Breadboard
  • Pinout reference card
  • Components for a sample product

Country Compatibility **:

  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Africa

*Data rates vary by country and by data usage, see here for full pricing and bulk discounts.

** Continent compatibility is simplified and exceptions exist. Please be sure to check the full list of compatible countries for the location in which your product will be deployed.

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Particle is a comprehensive Internet of Things device platform that is scalable, easy to use and secure, which was started as a Kickstarter campaign in as early as 2013. It was founded with the intent to make IoT easy and accessible for everyone, and by many people’s standards they have successfully achieved that, with over 70,000 engineers in over 170 countries utilising the Particle platform – including several Fortune 500 companies.


One of the recent utilisations of the potential of Particle tools is how it was implemented to connect a vital water-valve to the internet, allowing it to monitor the weather, identify the incoming Hurricane Irma, and prepare to move the water to where it needed to go – before the rain had even begun to fall in the area. This is just one of the many amazing examples of how Particle IoT can benefit more than just businesses or developers, as well as how Particle’s vision of IoT being integrated into almost everything – both online and offline – is quickly becoming a reality.