Vayu 3GH/3GHP Cape

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Vayu 3GH Cape
Vayu 3GHP Cape

This M2M cape provides seamless highspeed internet connectivity to the Beaglebone via 3G/UMTS network anytime anywhere. It also has an optional GPS add-on for location and time synchronization (1pps signal, 2 microsecond jitter accuracy).

VAYU-3GH Cape is catering to increasing data throughput requirements in M2M sector, specifically for video, voice-over-IP, and high speed realtime logging applications. It is based on industry standard Qualcomm MSM6290 Chipset.

VAYU-3GH Cape is backward compatible, and supports GSM/GPRS/WCDMA/ HSUPA network. It supports WCDMA 2100/850 and WCDMA 2100/900 bands and standard Quad-band (850/900/1800/1900) for 2G networks. Max DL speed is 7.2 Mbps, max UL speed is 5.76 Mbps.

VAYU-3GHP 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 GSM and GPS antennas
USB-A to mini USB-B cable, uses USB host on Beaglebone Black but a host port is made available on cape for connecting to any other attachment.

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 3GH Pin Usage
Vayu 3GHP Pin Usage

Vayu 3GH Cape

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


Vayu 3GHP Cape

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