SIM808 GSM/GPRS/GPS Bluetooth Compatible Development Board With GPS Antenna (Arduino and Raspberry Pi Compatible) is a development board; with SIM808 module which makes you able to use GSM communication and GPS features with your Arduino or Raspberry Pi. With this module, you can send and receive SMS; trace a location and you can even build your own cell phone.SIM808 module on-card functions as GSM communicator and GPS receiver.
Getting started with the SIM808 GSM/GPRS/GPS Bluetooth Compatible Development Board With GPS Antenna
This example is used to test SIM808 GPS/GPRS/GSM Shield’s reading GPS data .
- Arduino uno
- SIM808 GSM/GPRS GPS
- Jumper wire M-F
- Sim card
- Power supply 12v 2A
Connecting the Hardware
Wire up everything as shown in the figures below.
- Rx to pin 10
- Tx to pin 11
- Connect SIM808 with 12V 2A adapter
- Give the power to Arduino
Setting up the library
SIM808 library download here. install the library by extracting that zipped file in the library folder as shown below
Upload the sample sketch
open the sample sketch that is located in file>examples>DFRobot_SIM808_master>SIM808_GetGPS. as shown below
Before to upload it,follow the instruction below
Testing the circuit
open your serial monitor by clicking on the icon in the right top corner(like search icon),see the picture below something like that