Quectel

Focusing on the wireless M2M market sector, Quectel designs and manufactures variety wireless modules from GSM/GPRS to fulfill different industrial standards and requirements. The Quectel products have been applied in the wireless M2M sectors like smart metering, automotive, sales and payment, security, tracking and tracing, remote control and monitoring, mobile computing, etc.

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Quectel GSM Module Family

Product M10 M12 M20 M33 M72 M75 M80 M95
Appearance
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Packaging 64-pin SMD Quadband module 64-pin SMD Dualband module 50-pin B2B ConnectorQuad- bandmodule 100-pin B2B ConnectorQuad- band module with Camera Interface 30-pin SMD Dualband module 30-pin SMD Dualband module 110-pin SMD Quadband module 42-pin SMD Quadband module
General Features
Radio Bands (MHz) 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 900/ 1800 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 900/ 1800 900/ 1800 850/900/1800/1900 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
GPRS Multi-slot Class Class: 12/10/8 Class: 12/10/8 Class: 12/10/8 Class: 12/10/8 Class: 12/10/8 No Class:12/10/8 Class:12/10/8
Operating Temperature Range -45 °C to +85 °C -40 °C to +80 °C -45 °C to +85 °C -45 °C to +85 °C -40 °C to +80 °C -40 °C to +80 °C -45 °C to +85 °C -40 °C to +85 °C
Dimensions 29mm×29mm ×3.6mm 29mm×29mm ×3.6mm 35mm×32.5mm×2.95mm 40mm×32.2mm ×6mm(excluding shielding pins) 27.5mm×24mm ×3.6mm 27.5mm×24mm ×3.6mm 23mm×25mm × 2.6mm 19.9mm ×23.6mm ×2.65mm
Weight 6 g 6 g 6 g 8 g 5 g 5 g 3 g 3 g
Certificates
Certificates CE/GCF /PTCRB/FCC/TA /NCC/UCRF /ICASA CE CE/TA CE CE
Network Protocols
PPP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
TCP/UDP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
HTTP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
FTP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
MMS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
SMTP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Specifications for SMS via GSM / GPRS
SMS Support Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode Point-to-point MO &MTSMS cell broadcastText and PDU mode
Specifications for voice
Speech Codec Modes HR, FR, EFR, AMR HR, FR, EFR, AMR HR, FR, EFR, AMR HR, FR, EFR, AMR No No HR,FR, EFR,AMR HR, FR, EFR, AMR
Echo Arithmetic •Echo cancellation •Echo suppression •Noise reduction •Echo cancellation •Echo suppression •Noise reduction •Echo cancellation •Echo suppression •Noise reduction •Echo cancellation •Echo suppression •Noise reduction No No •Echo cancellation •Echo suppression •Noise reduction •Echo cancellation •Echo suppression •Noise reduction
Specifications for Fax and Data transmission
GPRS Class 12 max. 85.6 kbps (uplink& downlink) max. 85.6 kbps (uplink& downlink) max. 85.6 kbps (uplink & downlink)) max. 85.6 kbps (uplink& downlink max. 85.6 kbps (uplink & downlink) No max. 85.6 kbps (uplink& downlink) max. 85.6 kbps (uplink& downlink)
Fax Group 3, Class 1 & 2 Group 3, Class 1 & 2 Group 3, Class 1 & 2 Group 3, Class 1 & 2 No No Group 3, Class 1 & 2 Group 3, Class 1 & 2
CSD Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs Up to 14.4 kpbs
Interfaces
External SIM 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V 3V/ 1.8V
Embedded SIM IC No No No Optional No No No No
Embedded SIM CardHolder No No No Optional No No No No
Audio Analog Interfaces Two channels Two channels Two channels No No Two input channels Three output channels Two channels
Audio Digital PCMInterface No No Yes Yes No No Yes No
RTC Backup Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
I²C No Yes(in OPEN CPU) No Yes No No Yes(in OPEN CPU) No
Keypad Interface 1 No Yes(in OPEN CPU) No Yes No No Yes(in OPEN CPU) No
LCD Interface 1 No Yes(in OPEN CPU) No Yes No No Yes(in OPEN CPU) No
Serial Interface Three Three Two Three Two Two Three Two
Antenna Connector No No Yes Yes No No No No
Charging Interface Optiona No Optional Optional No No Yes No
GPIOs Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
SD Card Interface No No No Yes No No Yes No
Dual SIM No No No No No No Yes No
Open CPU
OpenCPU Support Yes Yes No No No No Yes No
Camera
CMOS Camera Interface No No No Yes No No Yes No
Recommended Applications 2
Automatic Meter Reading ★★
Automotive
Sales and Payment
Security ★★(Camera)
Tracking and Tracing
Remote Maintenance andControl
Mobile Computing
Healthcare
Fixed Wireless Terminal ★★
Note: (1) Function is not provided in default firmware. (2)★: Recommended application; ★★: Enhanced feature or cost reduction for certain application.

Quectel GPS Module Family

L10 L20 L30 L10-C L50
Appearance
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Packaging 28-pin SMD GPS module 24-pin SMD GPS module 21-pin SMD GPS module 28-pin SMD GPS module 24-pin SMD GPS module
Certificates
Certificates CE/FCC CE CE
General Features
Chip solution MTK:MT3329 SiRF:GSD4e-9302 SiRF:GSD4e-9302 MTK:MT3329 SiRF:GSD4e- 9302
Dimensions 22.4mmx17.0mmx3.0mm 16.0mmx12.2mmx2.4mm 9.0mmx9.0mmx1.6mm 22.4mmx17.0mmx3.0mm 28.0mmx16.0mm x3.0mm
Weight 2 g 1 g 0.6 g 2 g 4 g
L1 Band Receiver (1575.42MHz) 22 TRK/66 ACQ 48 TRK 48 TRK 22 TRK/66 ACQ 48 TRK
C/A code Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SBAS WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS WAAS, EGNOS WAAS, EGNOS WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS WAAS, EGNOS
Reacquisition Time <1s <1s <1s <1s <1s
TTFF(Time To First Fix) Cold Start <35s <35s, Autonomous25s typ. With CGEE <35s, Autonomous25s typ. With CGEE <35s <33s, Autonomous25s typ.With CGEE
Warm Start <35s <35s, Autonomous10s typ. With CGEE <35s, Autonomous10s typ. With CGEE <35s <33s, Autonomous10s typ.With CGEE
Hot Start <1s <1s <1s <1s <1s
Sensitivity Autonomous Acquisition -148dBm -148dBm -145dBm -145dBm -148dBm
Reacquisition -160dBm -160dBm -159dBm -157dBm -160dBm
Hot Start -160dBm -160dBm -159dBm -157dBm -160dBm
Tracking -165dBm -163dBm -160dBm -162dBm -163dBm
Position Accuracy (autonomous) <1.25m CEP <1.25m CEP <1.25m CEP <1.25m CEP <1.25m CEP
Velocity Accuracy (without aid) <0.1m/s <0.01m/s <0.01m/s <0.1m/s <0.01m/s
Maximum Acceleration Accuracy (without aid) 0.1 m/s² 0.1 m/s² 0.1 m/s² 0.1 m/s² 0.1 m/s²
Timing Accuracy <100ns <100ns <100ns <100ns <100ns
Max Update Rate 5Hz 1Hz 1Hz 5Hz 1Hz
Dynamic Performance Maximum Altitude 18000m 18288m 18288m 18000m 18288m
Maximum Acceleration 4G 4G 4G 4G 4G
Maximum Velocity 514m/s 514m/s 514m/s 514m/s 514m/s
Temperature Range Operating -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C
Storage -45°C to 125°C -45°C to 125°C -45°C to 125°C -45°C to 125°C -45°C to 125°C
Interfaces
UART Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IIC No No Yes No Yes
SPI No No Yes No No
IIC(For EEPROM) No Yes Yes No Yes
USB Yes No No Yes No
Reset Yes No Yes Yes Yes
ON_OFF No Yes Yes No Yes
Wakeup No No Yes No No
Time Pulse Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Interrupt No No No No No
Antenna Detection Yes No No No No
Antenna SupervisionFor Active Antenna
Antenna short circuit, shutdown and open circuit detection Yes No No No No
Electrical Data
Power Supply 3.0V to 4.3V 2.0V to 3.6V 1.71V to 1.89V 3.0V to 4.3V 1.71V to 1.89V
I/O Voltage 2.7V to 2.9V 2.7V to 2.9V 1.71V to 1.89V 2.7V to 2.9V 1.71V to 1.89V
Power Consumption Acquisition 43mA (Passive antenna) 57mA (Passive antenna) 40mA (Passive antenna) 43mA (Passive antenna) 48mA
Tracking 38mA (passive antenna) 41mA (Passive antenna) 36mA (Passive antenna) 35mA (Passive antenna) 38mA
Hibernate 2mA 7mA 17uA 2mA 20uA
Antenna Type Active and passive Active and passive Active recommended Active recommended Embeded patch antenna
Antenna Power External or internal External or internal External External or internal Internal
Protocals
NMEA
Other PMTK OSP OSP PMTK OSP
Recommended Applications
Vehicle tracking and tracing
Pet tracking ★★
Asset tracking
Connected PND ★★
GIS application
Security
Industrial PDA ★★
Digital camera ★★
Mobile phone
Note: ★: Recommended application; ★★: Enhanced feature or cost reduction for certain application.

The application of cellular communication modules in machine-to-machine (M2M) market sector grows rapidly in the recent decade. Contributing its key advantages of mobility, instant activation and inter connectivity with the Internet, cellular module is suitable for the deployment of the next generation of intelligent network connectivity.

Helping customers to stay competitive in their business environment, Quectel Wireless Solution, an experienced technical team in the wireless M2M market, provides customers quality innovative wireless modules. Meanwhile, Quectel enhances its product portfolio to fulfill various applications in the M2M market.

Quectel core technical team members have been working on the research and development of cellular communication modules and its application since 2002. Quectel not only becomes a major global supplier of cellular modules, but also provides consulting and designing services to our customers. It is essential to reduce the product development cycle. Currently, Quectel wireless modules are widely applied in telematics, smart metering, security, wireless POS, fleet management, healthcare, etc. Quectel builds up the reputation in the industry with its technical experience and quality assurance.