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Particle Electron Cellular IoT Kit - 3G Americas/Aus

  • Description


    The Electron is a small cellular IoT board made by Particle. This tiny development kit has everything you need for creating 3G cellular connected products. Includes a prepaid, no contract data plan and instant web access to your Electron with wireless programming.

    Kit includes:

    • Microcontroller
    • Particle SIM card with service in more than 100 countries worldwide
    • 3 months of Particle's 1MB monthly data plan (see "Set up an Electron" instructions below)
    • Antenna x 1
    • 2000mAh battery x 1
    • USB cable x 1
    • Half-size breadboard x 1

    The Electron kit also includes Particle's development tools and cloud platform for managing and updating your new connected hardware.

    GSM 850/1900 MHz for use in North & South America, and Australia.

    Please note that the Electron is a GSM-only device, and does not support CDMA networks.  For a full list of compatible countries, please visit the link here and see “Compatible Countries".

    2G Global version also available here.

  • Technical Details

    Technical Details+


    • STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller
    • 1MB Flash, 128K RAM
    • Cellular modem: U-Blox SARA U-series (3G)
    • 36 pins total: 28 GPIOs (D0-D13, A0-A13), plus TX/RX, 2 GNDs, VIN, VBAT, WKP, 3V3, RST
    • Board dimensions: 2.0" x 0.8" x 0.3" (0.5" including headers)

    Datasheet for the Electron

    Click these links for all Particle product Troubleshooting:

  • Learn


    Use MIT's App Inventor to easily make a killer Android UI that controls your Particle Photon or Electron Project.