Thursday, January 17, 2008

Option GTM501 for UMPCs and MIDs


"The GTM501 Embedded module is a radical evolution of Option modules especially developed for Ultra-Mobile PC and Mobile Internet Devices. Delivered in a LGA package, the GTM501 is the world smallest HSPA module."

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The GTM501 Embedded module is offering HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM connectivity technology resulting in downlink rates up to 7.2 Mbps and uplink rates up to 5.76 Mbps. The GTM501 includes 3GPP Type III Advanced Receiver Technology on three UMTS bands.

Specifications
• HSUPA / HSDPA / UMTS
. 850 / 1900 / 2100 Mhz with Rx diversity on all bands
. Power Class 3 (+24 dBm)
. HSUPA mode: up to 5.76 Mbps: Category 6
. HSDPA mode: up to 7.2 Mbps: Category 8
. Simultaneous Equalization and Rx Diversity (Advanced Receiver Type III)
. UMTS: 384 Kbps operation in downlink, 384 Kbps in uplink
. Support UL and DL Compressed Modes
. Circuit-switched data: 64, 14.4 and 9.6 Kbps
• EDGE
. 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Mhz
. GSM Power Class 4 (2W) for 850 / 900 bands
. GSM Power Class 1 (1W) for 1800 / 1900 bands
. EDGE class E2 (+27 dBm in 850 / 900 bands, +26 dBm
in 1800 / 1900 bands)
. GPRS / EGPRS Multislot Class 12 (4 slots Rx, 4 slots Tx)
. GPRS / EDGE Class B Type 1 MT
. GPRS CS1-CS4; EDGE MCS1-MCS9
. Circuit-switched data: 14.4 and 9.6 Kbps
Voice features
• Circuit-switched voice calls over GSM / WCDMA air interfaces, MO and MT
• Controlled through AT commands
• Bi-directional PCM interface for audio streams
• Voice codecs: GSM / WCDMA AMR, FR, EFR, HR
• Emergency call support
• CLI Service
• Phonebook
• SMS Management

That's plenty in a small package! Not for amateur installs I'm afraid..

Let's just hope they keep their prices low so we could see it inside all new mobile computers.

Embedded Wireless Module: GTM501







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1 comments:

StuartLittle said...

Here are some interesting articles and presentation about the GTM501:
http://inteldeveloperforum.com.edgesuite.net/fall_2007/d3/UMGS005/index.html

http://wirelessinnovator.com/index.php?articleID=12218§ionID=45

https://intel.wingateweb.com/taiwan/published/TUMS002/TUMS002.pdf

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