LoStik - The Open Source LoRa Development Tool

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We're pleased to bringing the LoStik to the UK and Europe. Very successfully crowd funded, the LoStik is now shipping and we have stock in Europe.

The LoStik is a USB-connected LoRaWAN development tool. It allows users to test LoRa networks and rapidly prototype devices. Simply plug it in to a USB port and it appears as a serial port. This gives you a simple terminal interface to configure and connect to a LoRaWAN network, and send/receive data.

You can use this to test your network, simulate other devices to debug integrations, build quick prototypes of LoRa nodes using a Raspberry Pi, or LoRaWAN enable an existing computer/device.

The LoStik is easily controlled by Python scripts using the serial port, there examples in the Github repository that give a great start to writing custom code for your application.

Note: This is a development tool, it doesn't come with a friendly GUI application, it's designed for low-level experimentation and testing of LoRaWAN.

Key Features

  • Works with any PC, Raspberry Pi, or BeagleBone
  • Simple ASCII interface
  • Fully enclosed, safe and easy to handle
  • Supports 868MHz Packet mode LoRa® (packet mode) or LoRaWAN™
  • Compatible with The Things Network and other LoRa network servers
  • Based on the well-supported R2483 by Microchip
  • Two user-programmable LEDs
  • Open source

Specifications

  • Connectivity: USB 2.0
  • Power Consumption: 140 ma typical TX, 20 ma idle (with power LED)
  • Dimensions: 80 mm x 25 mm x 12 mm (without antenna)
  • Receiver Sensitivity: down to -146 dBm
  • TX Power: adjustable up to +18.5 dBm
  • Range: up to 15 km coverage in suburban and up to 5 km coverage in urban areas
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