e-Paper IoT Driver HAT for Raspberry Pi, Supports NB-IoT/eMTC/GPRS

e-Paper IoT Driver HAT for Raspberry Pi, Supports NB-IoT/eMTC/GPRS


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E-Paper IoT Driver HAT For Raspberry Pi, Supports NB-IoT/EMTC/GPRS


This is a Raspberry Pi IoT driver board for e-Paper raw panels. It allows getting text/image data from IoT clouds through NB-IoT/eMTC/EDGE/GPRS network connection, and then display them on the e-Paper.


  • Onboard SIM7000E module, controlled via UART, supports NB-IoT/eMTC/EDGE/GPRS communication
  • e-Paper interface, controlled via SPI, compatible with various Waveshare SPI e-Paper raw panels
  • Standard Raspberry Pi 40PIN GPIO extension header, supports Raspberry Pi series boards
  • Breakout SIM7000E and e-Paper control pins, for connecting with host control boards like STM32
  • 3.7V lithium battery port and charging circuit, provides power to SIM7000E module or external 3.3V system (5V system like Raspberry Pi requires another power supply)
  • Onboard voltage translator, select 3.3V/5V operating voltage by switch
  • Provides Windows host code (based on Alibaba Cloud), make it easy to study/develop, or integrate it into IoT applications
  • Comes with development resources and manual (examples for Raspberry Pi/STM32)


  • Communication interface: UART + SPI (4-wire SPI by default, switch to 3-wire SPI by soldering)
  • Communication module: SIM7000E
    • Quad-Band LTE-FDD B3/B8/B20/B28
    • GPRS/EDGE 900/1800Mhz
    • GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo, GNSS antenna is required and NOT included)
  • Support SIM card: NB-IoT specific card, or 1.8V/3V normal SIM card
  • Applicable region: China mainland, southeast Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, etc. (for reference only, please check the supported bands according to your local service provider)
  • Power supply voltage: 5V
  • Logic level: 5V / 3.3V
  • Applicable battery: 3.7V lithium battery via PH2.0 connector (NOT included)
  • Dimensions: 56.5mm x 65mm


  • Shelf label
  • AD label
  • IoT applications which requires remote refreshing

What’s on Board

e-Paper NB-IoT/GPRS HAT on board resource

  1. SIM7000E communication module
  2. MP1482 power chip
  3. TXS0108E voltage translator
  4. TXB0104PWR voltage translator
  5. Raspberry Pi GPIO connector: for connecting Raspberry Pi
  6. SIM7000E and e-Paper control pins: for connecting with host control boards like STM32
  7. SIM card slot: for SIM cards with compatible bands
  8. e-Paper interface: for connecting e-Paper, compatible with various Waveshare SPI e-Paper raw panels
  9. USB port: control the SIM7000E module by AT commands through the USB port
  10. LTE antenna connector: connects LTE antenna for NB-IoT/eMTC/EDGE/GPRS communication
  11. GNSS antenna connector: connects GNSS antenna (IPEX connector, NOT included) for GPS/BeiDou/GLONASS/Galileo positioning
  12. 3.7V lithium battery port: provides power to SIM7000E module or external 3.3V system
  13. LED indicators:
    NET: network status indicator
    Charge: charge indicator, light up when charging, off when fully charged
    Warning: battery reverse connection warning
  14. PWRKEY button: SIM7000E on/off
  15. BOOT button: enable battery power supply
  16. SIM7000E power supply selection: the SIM7000E can be powered from Raspberry Pi 5V or lithium battery 3.7V
  17. e-Paper configuration: configured according to the connected e-Paper
    A: for 1.54inch e-Paper, 2.13inch e-Paper, and 2.9inch e-Paper
    B: for other e-Paper
  18. Operating voltage selection: 3.3V or 5V
  19. SPI selection:
    0: enable 4-wire SPI (default)
    1: enable 3-wire SPI

Package Content

  1. e-Paper NB-IoT/GPRS HAT x1
  2. LTE full bands PCB antenna x1
  3. e-Paper Adapter x1
  4. 24PIN FFC x1
  5. 2×20PIN female pinheader x1
  6. RPi screws pack (2pcs) x1



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