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Nimbus 220 NB-IoT Module

Nimbus 220
NB-IoT Module

The Nimbus 220 is an NB-IoT module that supports the Upper 700 MHz A Block spectrum, which has been standardized by 3GPP for NB-IoT and designated as LTE Band 103.

Ubiik and Realtek Announce Nimbus 220,
a Dedicated NB-IoT Module for Upper 700 MHz A Block (3GPP band 103)

Ubiik, a leading vendor for AMI and end-to-end private LTE solutions, has joined forces with Realtek Semiconductor Corporation (Realtek), world’s 8th largest fabless semiconductor company and the 2nd largest Wi-Fi chip vendor by revenue, to deliver Nimbus 220, an NB-IoT module based on Realtek RTL9518 chipset, and optimized for operation in Upper 700 MHz A Block band.

Specifications

Performance

LTE Cat NB2 module

Frequency

bands

Band 103 (Upper 700 MHz A Block)

Band 5 (850 MHz)

Band 8 (900 MHz)

Band 13 (700 MHz)

Band 28 (700 MHz)

Protocols

UDP, TCP, CoAP, LwM2M, MQTT, TLS, DTLS, SNTP, HTTP

Physical and
environmental

Dimensions: 0.7" x 0.6" x 0.1" (17.85mm x 15.85mm x 2.4mm)

Normal operating temperature: -13°F to 167°F (-25°C to 75°C)

Extended operating temperature: -22°F to 185° (-30°C to 85°C)

Package: LCC 40 pins

Transmit power

23 dBm ± 2 dB

USIM interface

1.8 V and 3.0 V

Supply voltage

range

3.3 V nominal, range 2.97 V to 3.63 V

Firmware upgrade

Upgrade via main serial port or FOTA

Power consumption

PSM: 2.5 μA

eDRX: 45 μA

Rx mode: 36 mA

Tx mode at maximum power: 329 mA

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