I’m getting a lot of response and technical questions about the new LoRaWAN Node.
With this post I hope to give a better overview of the Node hardware and features for those interested in building there own.
TvB LoRaWAN Node with RFM95W or RN2483 & Proto Shield
The LoRaWAN Node is a compact, universal and affordable LoRaWAN Node with a powerful Arduino compatible Atmel microcontroller.
|Supported LoRaWAN modules||
Because I like to use different LoRaWAN modules depending on the project I’ve added support for the 2 most popular LoRaWAN modules:
- TvB LoRaWAN Node – RFM95W
- TvB LoRaWAN Node – RN2483 (LoRaWAN Certified)
Without any hardware modifications I can use one of these 2 modules.
The practical range of both modules is the same, the only big difference is the missing LoRAWAN certification for the RFM95W.
Here a more detailed picture of the Node with headers, SMA antenna connector and the JST battery connector to power the board (the power cable is not included).
TvB LoRaWAN Node with accessories
To make my applications more “Plug & Play” I made myself a great gadget: The “Proto Shield”.
It’s designed to fit on the node to create prototyping space.
It even has an extra mosfet load-switch circuit with LED indication to power ON/OFF external circuits! Great, isn’t it?
TvB Proto Shield with female headers
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Please note: This hardware is not for sale, neither is the schematic or design files.
The developed hardware / software is not open source.