Hello all,

I want to interface a GPRS module to my overo fire. I want to send out files over GPRS using this module. Can you people suggest me ways on doing this?

Specifically?

which module can i use for GPRS interface with fire?

How can i program GPRS module from fire?

Thanks & Regards,

Akshay

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 4:56 AM, Alex Gibson <alxx@alexthegeek.com> wrote:
On 4/01/2011 3:04 AM, John Swarbrick wrote:
> Can anyone recommend a GSM/GPRS/EDGE module which works well with an Overo Air&  Gallop43 board?
>
> My project isn't large enough to incorporate a USB modem, so I need to use a module.
>
> Telit modules seem a bit over-specced and over-priced for a simple GPRS PPP connection script.
>
> Something that is simple to solder would be a plus.
>
> What have you used in the past?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John

You can't pull a usb modem out of its housing and replace the connector
with
soldered on wires ?

Something like an E160 is very easy to get up and running.

Volume wise the usb modems aren't any larger than the modules

Can get the Tellit modules (bga) mounted from around US$99 if you can
use the ones without gps
and without the python scripting
http://www.sparkfun.com/products/9297
but would need to add an external sim socket and its 3V not 5v on the io
pins (need level shifter)


This ones cheaper but not the nicest connector for soldering
http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10138
and the eval board maybe a bit large for you ?
http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10164

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