DroneCell kit

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The DroneCell is a cell phone for your robotics/ electronics/ minicomputer/ anything project. Its an all-in-one communication device: communicate via texts, phone calls, or even over the internet. Any device with a TTL UART can communicate with the DroneCell. C libraries are available for download.

* Send and Receive Phone Calls
* Send Text Messages
* Communicate over the Internet
* Send and Receive Multimedia Messages ( pictures , text files )


  • LED indication for both network status and power
  • Small footprint (5cm x 4.5cm)
  • Breadboard compatible for easy prototyping
  • 4.5VDC-16VDC power supply input
  • 3.3V or 5V UART Interface (voltage-shifting is done on board)
  • High serial data rate (up to 115200 baud)
  • GPRS communication rate (86.5 kbps downlink) - cellular to server communication
  • CSD (up to 14.4 kbps) - cellular to cellular communication
  • Software configurable baud rate
  • Works with any SIM card
  • Quad band cellular connectivity
  • Internal switch to detect SIM card presence
  • Dial and receive phone calls (however, no microphone or speaker interface setup)
  • Send and receive text messages
  • Send and receive Multimedia Messages
  • Send and receive data to any Internet connected computer
  • Send and receive data over TCP or UDP sockets
  • Super long range (anywhere there is cell reception)
  • High altitude (at least 10,000 feet, up to 30,000 depending on Cell tower)
  • Phonebook entries and storage
  • Software libraries for AVR
  • Real time clock, synced to cellular tower time
  • User set alarms

More info, set up, datasheets, etc., can be found here.  For SIM card information, go to this page