Helps building a Gateway for The Things Network (LoRa) by connecting the IMST IC880a and a Raspberry PIDesigned by JossiTech, Ships from Germany
What is it? The Backplane makes it easier to build your own LoRa Gateway. If you use the great tutorial "From zero to LoRaWAN in a weekend" from the "The Things Network Community Zurich" (https://g...Read More…
The Backplane makes it easier to build your own LoRa Gateway. If you use the great tutorial "From zero to LoRaWAN in a weekend" from the "The Things Network Community Zurich" (https://github.com/ttn-zh/ic880a-gateway/wiki) this backplane works perfectly for you. Thanks to "The Things Network community Zurich" for this great tutorial!
The Board is a simple backplane to connect the IMST IC880A with a Raspberry PI (2 Model B or above). For the IC880A the backplane supplies power from the Raspberry PI, so the internal fuses from the Raspberry PI are in use. I think this is better to supply the power on the backplane. (If using PIN2&6 you are bypassing the fuse of the Raspberry PI).
I wanted to use the backplane instead of wiring with jumper cables to avoid potential interferences. And a backplane is more professional and smarter then using jumper cables....
There is nothing special, a simple backplane to connect a few PINs of two boards.
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