Preparing OS

Installing Operating System Image

In this tutorial, we will explain how to prepare OS for our Raspberry Pi to work with the Sixfab Connect Platform. All we need is a micro SD card(type of required micro SD card), and a computer (with Windows/Linux/Mac).

There are 3 options we can get the Raspberry Pi working with Sixfab Connect:

  1. Download Image and write on A micro SD card
  2. Get preloaded SD card from Sixfab
  3. Install on existing Raspbian

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Port Forwarding Tutorial

Most of our products support the UDP protocol. In order to test UDP communication with one of our product in the local server, we will need to play with port forwarding settings in our router. We can use the UDP protocol over both local and remote server. Local server refers to your own machine while the remote server is another machine/computer.
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QMI Interface with 3G-4G/LTE Base Shield v2

QMI interface has been mostly asked tutorial for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 4 with Quectel UC20 / Quectel EC25 attached on our Sixfab 3G-4G/LTE Base Shield v2.

This interface is also compatible with

Raspberry Pi 3G/4G&LTE Base HAT
Raspberry Pi Cellular IoT Application Shield – LTE-M & NB-IoT & eGPRS
Raspberry Pi Cellular IoT HAT – LTE-M & NB-IoT & eGPRS

##Note: This has been tested with Raspberry Pi 4 too.

In this tutorial, we will be demonstrating you the process step by step. Without further ado, let’s get started.
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