Vayu 2G/2GP Cape

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Vayu 2G Cape
Vayu 2GP Cape

This M2M cape provides seamless internet connectivity to the Beaglebone via GPRS / 2G network. It also has an optional GPS add-on for location and time synchronization (1pps signal, 2 microsecond jitter accuracy). There are two variants of the cape -

VAYU-2G Cape provides Dual band (EGSM 900, DCS 1800) connectivity and thus supports major GSM carriers world-over. The module supports a maximum of 85.6 kbps data rate ideally suited for low-data M2M application needs.

VAYU-2GP Cape provides an add-on GPS module integrated with GPRS modem which provides standard compliant NMEA based geo-location 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

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
P9.15 Modem Serial Data Port
P8.11 Modem Power On Off
P8.13 Modem Status
P8.14 Modem Wakeup_in / Ring Indicator
P8.17 GPS Module 1 PPS Input


Vayu 2G Pin Usage
Vayu 2GP Pin Usage

Vayu 2G Cape

EEPROM Suport Yes
Board Name Vayu 2G Cape
Version A
Manufacturer Yantrr Electronic Systems
Part Number VAYU-2G-A
Pins Used 10

Vayu 2GP Cape

EEPROM Suport Yes
Board Name Vayu 2GP Cape
Version A
Manufacturer Yantrr Electronic Systems
Part Number VAYU-2GP-A
Pins Used 14


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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