Modem GSM 3H/HSDPA USB TP-Link MA180

Description

Module / modem 3G HSDPA, USB interface, SMS support and Internet connection. Runs on Linux system including the Raspberry Pi-3 ( see our tutorial ).
This module makes it possible to establish Internet connections via the 3G network … and to obtain an Internet connection where you do not have ADSL, classic telephone line, WiFi.
Place a SIM card (without pin code) and configure the modem using the wvdial.conf configuration file (see our FAQ below).
This module also includes a microSD card reader that could be convenient for Data Logging.

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Initially intended for use with OlinuXIno cards (nano Computer on Debian Linux), this module is intended to be supported by many systems. Raspberry-Pi also has several articles explaining how to implement a 3G HSDPA module to have an Internet connection via 3G.

Just like the WiFi modules, a 3G module can be energy intensive and increase consumption up to 2A (per tip). It is therefore strongly recommended to use it with a USB device able to support such peaks of current (see our FAQ).

Recommendation
If the establishment of a 3G Internet connection may seem trivial to some of us, this is not necessarily the case for everyone.
Indeed, some experience is still required in Linux environments … minimal configuration tasks will be required to operate such a module with OLinuXino or a Raspberry Pi.
It is for these reasons that we consider a Such module as “experimental” at MCHobby.

Technical details

  • SIM card slot (not micro SIM but standard SIM)
  • MicroSD card connector
  • HSUPA / HSDPA / WCDMA-850-1900-2100Mhz
  • GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850-900-1800-1900Mhz
  • Based on the Qualcomm MSM6280 chip
  • HSUPADP 7.2Mbps Up 5.76Mbps
  • HSDPA DP 7.2Mbps Up: 384kbps
  • EDGE: DP 236.8kbps
  • Support for SMS and voice calls.
    Caution: There is no plug for audio input / output.
  • USB
  • Size: 88x26x12mm
  • Weight: 20gr
  • Supported by the official Debian / Android images of OlinuXIno A13 / A10S / A10 / A20.

Useful Documents

  • AT Command Reference (adapted for this module)
  • Fix in unstable behavior with OLinuXino map or SOM of Olimex. ( Olimex, English )
    How to support current peaks including the need to device.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the 3G modem work on a Raspberry-Pi?
Yes but only the Raspberry Pi 3 supporting advanced energy management.

Is the 3G support modem supported in official Debian & Android images for Olimex OLinuXino and SOM cards?

Yes. The modem has full software support in the Debian & Android images produced by Olimex for its OlinuXIno platforms.

What is the default procedure to use the modem under Debian and Android images from Olimex?

To start, place a SIM card (without pin code) in the module. Then connect it to the USB port (host). Then edit the contents of the file /etc/wvdial.conf depending on your mobile operator and enter:
# wvdial 3gconnect
There is a lot of information on the net about the configuration of a 3G modem (Google offer many info on Search “wvdial 3gconnect”).

Does the 3G modem work with a Raspberry-Pi?

We found this excellent article ” How to setup a 3G USB Modem on Raspberry PI using usb_modeswitch and wvdial ” which explains how to configure how his raspberry-pi to use a 3G dongle similar to this one.
Please note that we have not yet tried this tutorial.

It seems that the 3G module does not work really reliably with my OLinuXino card. My complete installation works oddly since I use the 3G module (reboot or shutdown). What could be the problem?

3G modems can be the source of significant power surge during certain events. These peaks can really reach 2A (while a standard 2.x USB host is calibrated for a current of 0.5A; the USB port of the OlinuXIno and SOM cards can provide up to 1A by default).
This feature makes using 3G module on embedded systems more difficult (lack of reliability). It is however possible to find technical parades to use such a module.

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There are three major solutions, two of which require a hardware modification of the card. All these solutions must be implemented with the card OFF. It is recommended to look at the diagrams and technical information of the cards before starting the technical modifications below:

  1. Add a capacity to the USB port to absorb current peaks (the capacity will discharge in the 3G module during a sudden power draw).
    Capacity must be placed between pins 1 and 4 of the USB connector. It is usually possible to solder such a capacitor under the card using wires (the pins are easier to access underneath).
    The value of the capacity should be between 1000uF and 2200uF and should be a capacity LOW ESR.
  2. Change the value of the protection current of the USB controller.This solution will require you to modify an element on the map.
    See this image describing the fix for unstable behavior with OLinuXino map or SOM of Olimex. ( Olimex, English )
  3. Olimex offers a small USB card implementing solution No. 1. This card is called USB-CAP and places capacities between pins 1 & 4 of the USB port.This is the easiest option to use a device that can create significant current peaks.

You can also use a USB HUB with its own power supply, this will cover the needs of your device

How to send AT commands on the 3G modem?

You send commands via the serial interface named “USB Modem Application Interface (COMX)”. The parameters of the serial communication are: 115200 baud, 8N1 (8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no parity), XON / XOFF flow control. You will find an AT command reference document in the technical specifications section.

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