Particle Asset Tracker – 3G Americas/Aus

Track your belongings with this 3G Asset Tracker Kit that contains all the parts you need to build a cellular and GPS tracking system.

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Locate your stuff! The Asset Tracker Kit contains all of the hardware you need to build a GSM + GPS location tracker for your most prized possessions. In addition to a GPS Shield and Electron, the Asset Tracker Kit comes with a weatherproof enclosure, so it'll keep your electronics safe from the dust, dirt, and moisture of the great outdoors. Keep your bicycle, boomerang, and backpack safe--satellite lock onto this bargain project kit today!

  • Particle Electron PCB
  • Weatherproof Enclosure
  • Asset Tracker Shield PCB
  • Particle SIM Card
  • Li-Po battery
  • USB cable
  • Breadboard
  • Pinout reference card
  • Components for a sample product


Our new Asset Tracker v2 shield has the following new features and improvements:
- Improved GPS performance
- Smaller enclosure for space-constrained tracking applications
- Expandable with Grove; Seeed's huge library of sensors and firmware libraries
- Satellite support for GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou

All Particle Hardware is designed from the ground up to work with the Device Cloud. The Device Cloud is a powerful set of tools and infrastructure to build, connect, and manage your IoT fleet.

  • Access to the Device Cloud includes:
  • 3MB of cellular data per device/mo (additional data $0.40/MB for most countries)
  • First 3 months of Device Cloud FREE ($2.99 per device/mo after)
  • Device Cloud Features:

    • Device Management
    • Over the Air Firmware Updates
    • Fully Managed Connectivity
    • Developer Tools
    • Integration
  • STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller
  • 1MB Flash, 128K RAM
  • Cellular modem: u-blox SARA U-series (3G) or G-series (2G)
  • 36 pins total: 28 GPIOs (D0-D13, A0-A13), plus TX/RX, 2 GNDs, VIN, VBAT, WKP, 3V3, RST
  • Based on 72-channel u-blox M8 engine
  • Update rates: Single GNSS: up to 18 Hz, 2 Concurrent GNSS: up to 10 Hz
  • Position accuracy of 2.5 meters>
  • Sensitivity of -167dBm
  • Acquisition times: Cold starts: 26s, Aided starts: 2s, Reacquisition: 1s
  • Operating temperature of –40° C to 85° C
  • On board ROM
  • Anti spoofing and anti jamming technologies
  • Two quick connect grove sensor ports
  • Built-in 3 axis IMU
  • On board ceramic GPS antenna with LNA and bandpass filter
  • Ability to switch between on board antenna or external active antenna
  • Board dimensions: 4.6" x 1.42" x 0.3" (0.5" including headers)

The Asset Tracker Kit comes with a Particle SIM card with service in more than 100 countries worldwide. The Electron is a GSM-only device, and does not support CDMA networks. With some US carriers turning off their 2G networks, this Electron 3G (Americas) is suited for 3G and will keep you connected even after 2G networks go down.

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