SocketModem Cellular Arduino Shield

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The MTSAS-DK SocketModem® Cellular Arduino Shield is the fastest way to rapidly prototype embedded cellular solutions for the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) market. This Arduino Shield adapter board brings MultiTech’s industry leading family of embedded cellular modems to a wide variety of development platforms. Not only does this Shield assist with rapid prototyping, MultiTech’s line of SocketModems provides the fastest and most hassle free route from concept to deployment on a carrier network.
Targeted Applications:
  • R&D projects
  • University programs & labs
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Hobbyist projects
  • School projects
Required Accessories:
There are several REQUIRED accessories that you will need to purchase along with your SocketModem Shield to complete your cellular development system. This includes the following:
MultiTech’s industry leading line of fully certified embedded cellular modems gives you a variety of footprint compatible connectivity options. In selecting your option it is important to consider speed, coverage and preferred carrier.
Data Plan
You will need a data plan and SIM Card (GSM radios only) to use your new cellular development system. Contact the appropriate cellular provider based on your region and model of SocketModem to get your device activated. Another option is to use a pre-paid SIM card (GSM radios only). See Aeris for more information.
Shield Compatible Development Board
The Arduino Shield interface has become the de-facto standard in the maker and development communities for bringing additional functionality to embedded development  platforms. This includes development ecosystems like:
  • ARM® mbed™ (MultiTech Library Support)
  • Arduino
  • Linux
  • .NET Micro Framework


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Standard Arduino R3 Shield interface
SocketModem compatible footprint
(supports all MultiTech SocketModems)
mbed library support (
Connection and network management
USB and Serial interface support
Highly configurable modem signal routing
SMA antenna connector and hepta-band antenna
Dedicated power supply


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