The MC60HB can be used as a controller for simple and limited projects by using the GPIOs and available pins on the I/O ports. Or if you need more GPIOs, you can use the MC60HB as a passive device controlled by another microcontroller like an Arduino or a Teensy, using serial communication.
- Dual SIM-CARD
- Phone Call
- Micro SD-CARD
- Bluetooth 3.0 / 4.0*
- Dual UART
- Network Status Indication
- Three Antennas
- Analog Audio Channel
- Audio Playing/Audio Recording
- Speech Codec Modes
- Echo Arithmetic
- Jamming Detection
- Firmware Upgrade
- Hard Reset Button
- The MC60 Module
Before getting to the MC60HB, let's take a look at its brain.
MC60 is a quad-band full-featured GSM/GPRS module using the LCC castellation package. With an extensive set of Internet protocols (TCP, UDP, PPP, FTP, HTTP, and SSL), it has integrated the GNSS technology for satellite navigation. Based on the latest 2G chipset, it has the optimal performance in SMS & data transmission as well as audio service even in harsh environments. It features a Dual SIM Single Standby function. MC60 module integrates both GPRS and GNSS engines in one compact and low profile SMT package. It supports EPOTM technology which provides predicted Extended Prediction Orbit to speed up TTFF without the need for an extra server. Based on EPO data, QuecFastFix Online function further reduces TTFF in cold start, making cold start TTFF comparable to that in the hot start. EASYTM (Embedded Assist System) technology is also supported. It enables the GNSS engine to achieve a very fast first fix when there is no enough satellite information. MC60 additionally supports working in proven AlwaysLocate™ and GLP (GNSS Low Power) modes, which ensure great positioning accuracy while with very low power consumption. The built-in LNA provides the module with improved RF sensitivity and exceptional acquisition/tracking performance even in weak signal areas.
The compact form factor, great positioning performance, low power consumption, and dual (U)SIM card interfaces make MC60 the best choice for a wide range of M2M applications, such as automotive, telematics, wearable device, asset tracker, pet tracker, and so on
- Dual SIM-CARD
The MC60HB lets you use two Nano SIM-CARD on your projects. With this SIM-CARDS, you'll be able to access these features:
You can send and receive SMS using MC60HB, which means you can program it to send pre-saved messages to your phone, or send commands from your phone to the MC60HB to make it do something.
- Phone Calls:
You can make phone calls using MC60HB. For example, you can program the board to call you when something unusual happened and tell you exactly what is going on by playing the pre-recorded voice messages. You can also call the board with your phone and use it as a regular phone.
A 2G internet connection is available to use with the SIM-CARDs. The speed is 85Kbps which is more or less enough for the small packages you may send and receive using the MC60HB. The internet connection also helps to improve the functionality of GPS.
For using the GSM and the GPRS features, there is a UFL connector on the PCB that you can connect a 2.4GHz antenna to it.
- Micro SD-CAR
There's a push-pull micro SD slot on the PCB that you can use to store data on it. you can use this SD-CARD to store downloaded data, pre-save text messages, pre-saved voice messages, tracking location, etc.
every connection needed is already done on the PCB and the only thing you have to do is to configure the program.
MC60HB, allows you to use the GNSS system. with this feature, you'll be able to use GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS to locate the PCB everywhere in the world.
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