Vayu 3GC/3GCP Cape

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Vayu 3GC Cape
Vayu 3GCP Cape

This cape provides seamless internet connectivity to the Beaglebone via CDMA network anytime anywhere. It also has an optional GPS add-on for location and time synchronization (1pps signal, 2 microsecond jitter accuracy).

Vayu 3GC Cape is catering to CDMA network and is based on the Qualcomm QSC6085 chipset and supports CDMA2000 IX/EV-DO Rev A network. It is compatible with CDMA 800 MHz / 1900 MHz bands. It provides a maximum of 3.1Mbps/1.8 Mbps (DL/UL) speed.

VAYU 3GCP Cape provides an add-on GPS module integrated with WCDMA modem which provides standard compliant NMEA based geolocation and global time synchronization (1pps, 0.2 microsecond jitter accuracy).


Electrical Specifications

Power 3.3V via expansion header
5V via expansion header
Indicators Yes
Connectors Two 46-position connectors
SMA connectors for CDMA and GPS antennas
USB-A to mini USB-B cable, uses USB host on Beaglebone Black but a host port is available on cape

Mechanical Specifications

Size 3.40" x 2.15"
Layers 4
PCB Thickness .062"
RoHS Compliant Yes

GPIO Pinouts

P9.10 Beaglebone black and Cape reset
P9.12 Modem Reset
P9.19 I2C Bus for EEPROM
P9.11 GPS NMEA serial data port
P9.14 GPS Module Reset
P8.11 Modem Power On Off
P8.14 Modem Wakeup_in / Ring Indicator
P8.17 GPS Module 1 PPS Input


Vayu 3GC Pin Usage
Vayu 3GCP Pin Usage

Vayu 3GC Cape

EEPROM Suport Yes
Board Name Vayu 3GC Cape
Version A
Manufacturer Yantrr Electronic Systems
Part Number VAYU-3GC-A
Pins Used


Vayu 3GCP Cape

EEPROM Suport Yes
Board Name Vayu 3GCP Cape
Version A
Manufacturer Yantrr Electronic Systems
Part Number VAYU-3GCP-A
Pins Used 7


Open Source Partly on proven request
System Reference Manual Yes
Schematics Partly on proven request
PCB Files No
Gerber Files No
Bills of Materials No


Manufacturer's Link

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