Getting Started

This section will lead you step by step to create a cellular connection with the Sixfab CORE

System Requirements

To manage the device from the Sixfab CORE, the following minimal setup is required.

Hardware

Software

  • Raspberry Pi OS 10(Buster) or newer
  • Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 or higher
  • Jetson Nano Linux JP451
Modules supporting Sixfab CORE
  • Quectel EC25 - A, E, EUX
  • Quectel EC21 - A, E
  • Quectel EG25G
  • Telit LE910C1/C4 - EU, NF
  • Telit ME910C1 - WW
1. Hardware Setup

To setup the hardware please follow: Raspberry Pi 3G/4G & LTE Base HAT - Getting Started

2. Sign In

Head over to connect.sixfab.com and log in with your credentials.

3. Register SIM

An active Sixfab SIM is required to create a device.
If you don’t have one, please register and activate a SIM from the "SIM -> Register a SIM" section.

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

4. Create Device

View your available SIM cards by going to "SIM -> My SIMs".

Click on the "Create Device" link in the row the SIM for which you will create the device.


5. Selecting Device Deployment Region

Here, choose according to your region.

Region

Description

Global

For devices to be deployed Worldwide

EMEA

For devices to be deployed in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

APAC

For devices to be deployed in Asia-Pacific only



6. Copy the Installation Code

7. Unplug the USB cable from the HAT

If the USB cable is plugged in, unplug the USB.

8. Run the installation code

Note: If you are using Jetson Nano, update your system by installing the available updates and install curl.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
sudo apt install curl

Open a terminal on the Raspberry Pi and run the code you copied.

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9. Plug the USB cable to the HAT

Once the installation is completed successfully, Hit Enter to reboot the Raspberry Pi and then plug the USB cable to the HAT.

10. Installation Complete

Once the installation is completed, the following dashboard will appear with the device information.
After a successful connection, please wait for information to appear on the dashboard. This may take a few minutes.


📖 Firmware Check for Telit modules

Check the Firmware version under the LTE Modem

As for now, the latest FW versions are:
  • Telit LE910C1 - NF : 260009
  • Telit LE910C1 - EU : 220009
  • Telit LE910C4 - NF : M0F.660010
  • Telit ME910C1 - WW : M0B.800005
If the module has an old FW, you can find the latest FW from the Firmware tab of the product page of the module. Click on the following links for product pages: Follow the Telit Firmware Upgrade Guide