The Open IoT Dongle
A USB IoT Dongle with LTE-M / NB-IoT modem

Connect your devices using IoT technologie like LTE-M and NB-IoT using data protocols like MQTT and CoAP.

A Dongle with open design philosohpy, utilizing the BG96 Quectel chip you have extensive access all aspects of the modem such as COM and UART access methods..

Track your location using builtin GNSS (GPS, Galileo, BeiDou, GLONASS) functionality *.

*GPS antenna sold separately

USB IoT 4G Dongle with LTE-M and NB-IoT
USB Dongle USB Case - 3d printed

Bring your own case

If your dongle requires an enclosure we supply a 3D printable casing for your convenience.

Download STL
UF.L TS9 ports connector for dongle

Reliable connection

Achieve the most reliable connection using an antenna of your choice, supporting both TS9 and u.FL you can obtain a NB-IoT / LTE-M and 2G connection anywhere.

NB-IOT - LTE-M MCU connected port

MCU bypass port

With the MCU bypass port you can achieve a direct serial connection and connect your own arduinos or logic controllers to send data.

Use cases

Raspberry pi

Make your Raspberry pi IoT connected and monitor the status of connected sensors or send out a GPS location. With a maximum power consumption of 500mah it remains within the limits of the device.

IoT Router

The open IoT dongle is supported by routers like MikroTik. Using this dongle you can achieve secundairy connection for either monitoring and/or backup purposes.

Direct serial

Use the bypass port to interface with the hardware directly, it provides you with direct UART access so you can process AT commands directly.

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Price IoT Dongle

37,19 (ex VAT)

Contents package:
  • 1x Open IoT Dongle
  • 1x u.FL -> SMA kabel
  • 1x SMA 4G Antenna


Dimensions 24mm x 63mm
Module Quectel BG96 (R1.2)
Access Technology LTE CAT M1 / CAT NB1 / (E)GPRS
Temperature range -35 °C to +75 °C
Memory 128MB
Supported OSes Windows 10/8/7 , MacOS, Android, Linux (X86, ARM)
Antenna Connectors 1x UF.L Mobile antenna, 1x UF.L GPS antenna, 1x TS9 Mobile antenna, 1x TS9 GPS antenna
Power 5 Volt (USB)
Max power usage 520 mah
LTE Standards B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B8 / B12 / B13 / B19 / B20 / B25 / B26 / B28 / B39
(e)GPRS 850/900/1800/1900mhz
GNSS GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou/Compass, Galileo, QZSS
UART/passthrough Ondersteund
Region Wereldwijd
Protocols PPP / TCP / UDP / SSL / TLS / FTP(S) / HTTP(S) / NITZ / PING / MQTT
3GPP Standard Release 13

Manuals & Drivers

  • Usage manual
  • AT Commands
  • Quectel Windows LTE native driver V2.1.1
  • QNavigator tool v1.6
  • Linux native driver manual & scripts

Open M2M is the platform for all mobile IoT technology to facilitate 'machine 2 machine' communication with quality and ease of use as its core values.

Please let us know if you have any suggestions or ideas for our platform.

All prices exclude VAT unless specified otherwise.


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The Netherlands

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