Getting Started

This section will lead you step by step to create a cellular connection with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano 4G/LTE Cellular Modem Kit

The NVIDIA Jetson Nano 4G/LTE Cellular Modem Kit provides all the components you will need for establishing an internet connection on your NVIDIA Jetson Nano using the Sixfab CORE solution.

Getting started is pretty straight forward, first you will setup the hardware then complete the Sixfab CORE installation. Each of the steps are mentioned in detail below.

System Requirements

To getting started with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano 4G/LTE Cellular Modem Kit, first check the following requirements.

Hardware RequirementsSoftware Requirements
NVIDIA Jetson NanoJetson Nano Linux JP451 or higher

Hardware Setup

1. Attach the mini PCIe module to the HAT

2. Attach the antenna to the mini PCIe module

Make sure the right antenna is connected to the right port. Attach LTE full band PCB antenna/LTE connector of the LTE-GNSS dual antenna to the main Antenna interface/diversity antenna interface & GPS Antenna portion goes to the GNSS antenna interface.

3. Attach header and Sixfab SIM

4. Attach it to the NVIDIA Jetson Nano

📖 Note

For a clean install and avoiding installation errors, plug USB bridge into HAT after the software setup is complete.

Software Setup

1. Sign In

Head over to and sign in using your login credentials.

2. Add Coupon Code (optional)

If you have a credit voucher, go to Billing -> Add Credit -> Coupon Code from the dashboard to redeem it and enter your code.

3. Register Asset

To initialize the Sixfab CORE device, an active Sixfab SIM asset is required.
If you don’t have one, please register and activate a SIM from the "Assets -> Register Asset" section.

Skip this step if you already have an active registered asset.

4. Create CORE Device

Navigate to the details of the asset you want to install the CORE device for on the Assets page.

Click on the 'Initialize CORE Device' button located in the Sixfab CORE section within the asset details.

5. Select Board

Select the NVIDIA Jetson board you want to install Sixfab CORE on and proceed.

6. Select Location

Here, choose according to your region.

GlobalFor devices to be deployed Worldwide
EMEAFor devices to be deployed in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
APACFor devices to be deployed in Asia-Pacific only

6. Copy Installation Code

7. Unplug the USB bridge from the HAT

If the USB bridge is plugged in, unplug it.

8. Run Installation Code

Open a terminal on the Jetson Nano and run the code you have just copied.

sixfab@sixfabjetson:~ $ sudo bash -c "$(curl -sN" -- -t YOUR_TOKEN_APPEARS_HERE -b Jetson -d .&@&. %% .%@% #@@@% *&@@@&. %@@@# &@@&. .&@@% .%@@@@@%/. .%@@&. ,&@@% %@@&. /@@@# *&@@@@&&&@@@@&, %@@&* .&@@& /@@@* .@@@# &@@&( (@@@% #@@&, *@@@* %@@&. #@@&. (@@@, ,&@@( .@@@( &@@# %@@&. #@@&. /@@@, *&@@( .@@@( &@@# *@@@* .&@@# %@@@# %@@@# #@@&, /@@@, %@@&, *@@@% .&@@@@@@@@@@@%. .&@@&, ,&@@% %@@&* %@@# *#%%%#* #@@% *&@@% (@@@&. .&@@&/ #@# #@# ____ _ __ _ ____ / ___|(_)_ __/ _| __ _| |__ / ___|___ _ __ ___ \___ \| \ \/ / |_ / _` | '_ \ | | / _ \| '__/ _ \ ___) | |> <| _| (_| | |_) | | |__| (_) | | | __/ |____/|_/_/\_\_| \__,_|_.__/ \____\___/|_| \___| ===================================================== [INFO] Creating sixfab user... [INFO] Updating sudoers... [INFO] Sudoers updated [INFO] Updating system package index... [INFO] Looking for dependencies... [INFO] Git is not installed, installing... [INFO] Pip for python3 is not installed, installing... [INFO] ifmetric is not installed, installing... [INFO] Installing Sixfab ATCom tool... [INFO] Sixfab ATCom installed [INFO] Initializing environment file... [INFO] Initialized environment file [INFO] Downloading agent source... [INFO] Installing agent dependencies... [INFO] Installed agent dependencies. [INFO] Initializing agent service... [INFO] Agent service initialized successfully. [INFO] Downloading manager source... [INFO] Installing manager dependencies... [INFO] Installed manager dependencies. [INFO] Initializing manager service... [INFO] Manager service initialized successfully. [INFO] Setting default network priority : eth0 > wlan0 > usb0 = wwan0 [DONE] Installation completed successfully. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Press ENTER to reboot your system. (Recommended) Press Ctrl+C (^C) to finish installation without reboot. Reminder: Plug the USB cable to Sixfab HAT! Warning: Network priority settings will be effective after reboot! -----------------------------------------------------------------------

9. Plug the USB bridge

Once the installation is completed successfully, Hit Enter to reboot the Jetson Nano and connect the USB bridge to the HAT.

10. Installation Complete

After the installation is complete, it may take up to 5 minutes for the services to configure your modem, set up your cellular internet connection settings, etc. If everything goes smoothly, you will see the data on your CORE Dashboard page, as shown below. After a successful connection, please wait for the information to appear on the dashboard. This may take a few minutes.