To install and manage Sixfab CORE on your device, please refer to the system requirements provided below.
The kits listed below encompass all the necessary hardware components you require. If you possess the hardware included in the kit, you may proceed with the subsequent installation steps.
- Raspberry Pi 4G/LTE Cellular Modem Kit or 4G/LTE Cellular Modem Kit for NVIDIA Jetson Nano Dev Kit
- Raspberry Pi 3, 3B+ and 4 or NVIDIA Jetson Nano
It operates seamlessly with the compatible operating systems listed below.
- Raspberry Pi OS 10(Buster) or newer
- Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 or higher
- Jetson Nano Linux JP451
📌 Supported Modules
Except for the cellular modules listed below, Sixfab CORE does not support any other module.
|EC25 - A, E, EUX||LE910Cx - EU, NF, AP|
|EC21 - A, E|
🔎 Sixfab SIM
Sixfab CORE exclusively supports devices that utilize Sixfab SIM. If you intend to use a different SIM, please refer to the Tutorials page to follow the appropriate cellular connectivity guide suitable for your needs.
1. Hardware Setup
Please follow the hardware installation instructions provided on the 'Getting Started' page of the kit you possess, or refer to the Raspberry Pi 3G/4G & LTE Base HAT - Getting Started page for guidance.
2. Sign In
Head over to connect.sixfab.com and sign in using your login credentials.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Select Board
Select the hardware board you want to install Sixfab CORE on and proceed.
7. Select Location
Here, choose according to your location.
|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|
8. Copy Installation Code
9. Unplug USB Cable
If it is already plugged in, please unplug the USB cable from the HAT.
10. Run Installation Code
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 installation code you have just copied.
11. Plug the USB cable
After the installation is successfully completed, press 'Enter' to restart the Raspberry Pi, and then plug the USB cable to the HAT.
12. 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.
📖 Firmware Check for Telit modules
Check the Firmware version under the LTE Modem. The AT#SWPKGV command returns the firmware revision details.
As for now, the latest FW versions are:
- Telit LE910C1 - NF : 25.21.260
- Telit LE910C1 - EU : 25.21.220
- Telit LE910C4 - NF : 25.21.660
- Telit LE910C4 - EU : 25.21.670
- Telit LE910C4 - AP : 25.21.680
If the module has an old FW, you can find the latest FW from the Firmware tab of the module's product page. Click on the following links for product pages:
Follow the Telit Firmware Upgrade Guide
Updated 4 months ago