TinyGateway LTE BLE

Bluetooth LE gateway

• Low-power Bluetooth Low Energy gateway with LTE/Ethernet/WiFi connectivity
• LTE CatM/NB-IoT connectivity
• Based on Nordic nRF52832 for BLE advertising
• Communication protocols: HTTP, MQTT, UDP, TCP
• Compact light-weight plastic enclosure
• Power-supply: USB-C connector

Key features
Low-power Bluetooth Low Energy gateway with WiFi connectivity
Supported Bluetooth LE stack: 4.x and 5.x
Operating modes: BLE central
Network interface: LTE-M (CatM/NB-IoT), [Optional: Ethernet (PoE), WiFi]
Support of the following set of connection protocols: UDP, TCP, HTTP, MQTT
Multiple data encoding options: JSON, ASCII, raw-data
Easy-to-use web UI manager dashboard for configuration and management
Complete remote configurability via HTTP or MQTT API
Possibility to operate simultaneously in scanning-mode (BLE receiver) and advertising-mode (BLE beacon)
Platform: Espressif Systems ESP32S3WROOM-1
Main Processor: ESP32-S3 series, Xtensa® dual-core 32-bit LX7 microprocessor, up to 240MHz
LTE module: Quectel BG95-M3 3GPP Rel-14 LPWA module
Wirepas module: Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 SoC, 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4
Memory: 384 KB ROM, 512kB SRAM, up to 8MB PSRAM, up to 8MB Flash
Connectivity: LTE CatM1/NB-IoT, Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth Low Energy
User interfaces: Power-on LED, Bluetooth LE LED,, Status LED, factory-reset button
LTE-M specifications
LPWA technologies : LTE Cat M1/Cat NB1-NB2 (with fallback on EDGE/EGPRS)
Frequency bands: LTE CatM1/NB1/NB2: B1/2/3/4/5/8/12/13/18/19/20/25/26/27/28/31/66/71/85; EDGE/EGPRS: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Max. Data rate: LTE CatM1: 588 kbps (DL), 1119 kbps (UL); LTE CatNB1: 32 kbps (DL), 70 kbps (UL); LTE CatNB2: 127 kbps (DL), 158.5 kbps (UL); EDGE: 296 kbps (DL), 236.8 kbps (UL); EGPRS: 107 kbps (DL), 85.6 kbps (UL)
TX Power: 21dBm (Power Class 5)
Antenna connector: SMA-m
Ethernet specifications
Protocol: IEEE 802.3af
Connector: RJ45
WiFi specifications
Protocol: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Security: WPA/WPA2/WPA2-Enterprise (EAP-TLS, EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS)
Frequency band: 2.412 to 2.484 GHz
Channel spacing: 20 MHz (802.11 b/g/n), 40MHz (802.11n)
Sensitivity: -98 dBm (802.11b, 1 Mbps)
TX Power: 20.5dBm (max., 802.11b, 1 Mbps)
Antenna type: Meander Planar Inverted F-antenna
Antenna gain: 0dBi
Bluetooth Low Energy specifications
Core module: Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 SoC, 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4
Protocol: Bluetooth Low Energy (v4.x/5.x)
Frequency band: 2.402 to 2.480 GHz
Channel spacing: 2 MHz
Sensitivity: -96 dBm
TX power: 4dBm (max.)
Antenna type: Planar Inverted F-antenna
Antenna gain: 2dBi
Power supply
Power voltage: (a) USB: 5Vdc; (b) PoE: 36 – 57Vdc (in the Ethernet version)
Power connector: (a) USB: USB-C connector; (b) PoE: RJ45 connector (in the Ethernet version)
Current: LTE Cat M1/NB1/NB2 + WiFi AP: ave. 350 mA, peak 850 mA @5Vdc USB; LTE Cat M1/NB1/NB2: ave. 250 mA, peak 600 mA @5Vdc USB; EGPRS + WiFi AP: ave. 800 mA, peak 1900 mA @5Vdc USB; EGPRS: ave. 750 mA, peak 1650 mA @5Vdc USB
Mechanical specifications
Material: Recyclable ABS plastic (flame-resistant UL94V-0)
Color: White
Size: 124 x 100 x 35 mm (including flanges)
Weight: 240 gr (including flanges)
Protection: IP40
Opening: 4x M2.5 self-healing screws on back panel
Wall fastening: 2x M3.5 screws (not included) or lateral wall-mounting flanges, magnets
Environmental specifications
Operating temperature: -35°C to +65°C
Storage temperature: -40°C to +105°C

Other versions

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iBeacon technology creates a small area of detection for Bluetooth 4.0 enabled mobile devices. Bluetooth LE devices use iBeacon licensed technology, and have been certified by BlueUp to meet Apple Proximity Beacon Specifications

Eddystone is a protocol specification that defines Bluetooth LE formats for proximity beacon advertising, with different frame types that may be used individually or in combinations. The BlueUp beacons have been certified by Google in accordance with the requirements of the Eddystone specifications.

Customization services

Devices are supplied in a "white-label" enclosure: custom silk-screen or digital printing available on demand

Possibility of supplying beacons with pre-configured parameters to customer specifications

Implementation and integration of custom features and functionalities