Sentrius IG60-BL654 + BT610 Starter Kit

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Overview

Our Sentrius™ IG60-BL654 + BT610 IoT Starter Kit contains everything you need to prototype thermistor-type temperature monitoring applications and move real-time data to the cloud. They include the following:

  • 1x Sentrius IG60-BL654 Wireless IoT Gateway with global power supplies (optional LTE version adds LTE Cat 1)
  • 3x Sentrius BT610 I/O Sensor – Long-range Bluetooth 5, configurable, battery power, IP67 rated
  • 3x Thermistor cable assemblies – Connect to the BT610 for temperature sensing within -40°C to +125°C
  • Laird Connectivity’s free AWS-based IoT monitoring platform
  • Sentrius IG Connect - iOS and Android mobile app for fast, in-field provisioning
  • Global AC and DC power adapters

The IG60-BL654 + BT610 IoT Starter Kit is useful for prototyping IoT applications such as those found in cold chain transportation monitoring, refrigeration monitoring, long-range Bluetooth 5 designs, and more. Gather data from the BT610 sensors and thermistor assemblies and collect with the IG60-BL654 before sending up to the cloud via Amazon IoT Greengrass. 

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New: Sentrius IG60-BL654 + BT610 Starter Kit!

Our Sentrius™ IG60-BL654 + BT610 IoT Starter Kit contains everything you need to prototype thermistor-type temperature monitoring applications and move real-time data to the cloud. They include the following:

  • 1x Sentrius IG60-BL654 Wireless IoT Gateway with global power supplies (optional LTE version adds LTE Cat 1)
  • 3x Sentrius BT610 I/O Sensor – Long-range Bluetooth 5, configurable, battery power, IP67 rated
  • 3x Thermistor cable assemblies – Connect to the BT610 for temperature sensing within -40°C to +125°C
  • Laird Connectivity’s free AWS-based IoT monitoring platform
  • Sentrius IG Connect - iOS and Android mobile app for fast, in-field provisioning
  • Global AC and DC power adapters

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IG60-BL654 and BT610 - Kit.

Specifications

Chipset
Gateway: Atmel/Microchip SAMA5D36 Cortex
Chipset (Wireless)
Gateway: Marvell 88W8997/88PG823 (WiFi), Nordic nRF52840 (Bluetooth)
Temperature Range
-40°C to +125°C
Wireless Specification
802.11ac with 2x2 MU-MIMO (Gateway), Bluetooth 5 (Gateway and Sensors)
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00719 BT610 Thermistor Sensor Cable Assembly (-40°C to +125°C) Single 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00719B BT610 Thermistor Sensor Cable Assembly (-40°C to +125°C) - Bulk Bulk Carton (32 pcs) 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00720 BT610 0-20 Arms AC Current Sensor Assembly Single 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00720B BT610 0-20 Arms AC Current Sensor Assembly - Bulk Bulk Carton (18 pcs) 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00721 BT610 0-150 Arms AC Current Sensor Assembly Single 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00721B BT610 0-150 Arms AC Current Sensor Assembly - Bulk Bulk Carton (18 pcs) 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00722 BT610 0-500 Arms AC Current Sensor Assembly Single 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00722B BT610 0-500 Arms AC Current Sensor Assembly - Bulk Bulk Carton (12 pcs) 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00723 BT610 Ultrasonic Sensor Assembly Single 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00724 BT610 Pressure Sensor Assembly Single 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Bulk or Single Part Group
133-00724B BT610 Pressure Sensor Assembly Bulk Carton (8 pcs) 2. BT610 Cable Assemblies
Additional Description Part Group
455-00125 Starter Kit - Sentrius BT610 I/O Sensors + Thermistors + Sentrius IG60-BL654 Gateway 1. BT610 Starter Kits
Additional Description Part Group
455-00126 Starter Kit - Sentrius BT610 I/O Sensors + Thermistors + Sentrius IG60-BL654-LTE Gateway 1. BT610 Starter Kits

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Documentation

Name Part Type Last Updated
Product Brief - IG60-BL654 and IG60-SERIAL All Product Brief 07/08/2021
Release Notes - Sentrius BT610 All Documentation 03/11/2022
Product Brief - BT610 I/O Sensor + Thermistor Assemblies All Product Brief 05/25/2021
BT610 - Hardware Configuration and Installation Guide All Documentation 12/15/2021
IG60-BL654 + BT610 Starter Kit User Guide All Documentation 11/30/2021
Application Note - BT610 - IG60-Greengrass Lambda All Application Note 08/11/2021
Sentrius BT610 App (Apple App Store) All Software 11/30/2021
Sentrius BT610 App (Google Play) All Software 11/30/2021

FAQ

What is IP rating

IP stands for Ingress Protection. Its a standard we use to check the sealability of a product once it is installed.

It is composed as IP## , where first digit is for dust/solid objects and the 2nd digit, is for liquids.
Here is the meaning for each numerical code:

First Digit Description
0 No protection
1 Ingress of solid object diameter 50 mm is protected
2 Ingress of solid object diameter 12.5 mm is protected
3 Ingress of solid object diameter 2.5 mm is totally protected
4 Ingress of solid object diameter 1.0 mm is totally protected
5 Protected against harmful dust
6 Totally protected against dust

2nd Digit Description
0 No protection no protection against liquid object No test
1 Protection against water drop vertically
2 Protection against water drop 15° Tilt from its normal position
3 Protection against water spray 60° from the vertical direction
4 Protection from water splash from all direction
5 Protection from water jets from all direction
6 Protection from strong water jets from all direction
7 Protection from water dip 1 m depth water for 30 min
8 Protection from water sink should be decided between customer and manufacturer

Can I update the firmware of the BL654 module inside my IG60-BL654 Laird Linux gateway?

Yes. There is a python script on the IG60-BL654 LL developer SD card image called
btpa_firmware_loader.py

This can be used to upload a new firmware to the BL654 inside IG60-BL654 LL.

How to Exit a smartBASIC $autorun$ Application on the IG60-BL654 Gateway

There exist pre-defined GPIOs in the IG60 to control the BL654 module, which can be found under /sys/devices/platform/gpio:

  • bt_nautorun: If set to 0 (low) autorun is active and and $autorun$ application will start after power up/reset and if set to 1 (high) autorun will be disabled.
  • card_nreset: Setting to 0 (low) asserts BL654 reset and 1 (high) releases reset.

To exit an $autorun$ application nAUTORUN needs to be set high followed by a module reset.

echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/gpio/bt_nautorun/value (disables autorun)
echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/gpio/card_nreset/value (assert reset)
echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/gpio/card_nreset/value (release reset)
echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/gpio/bt_nautorun/value (re-enable autorun)


You should now be able to connect to the BL654 through e.g. microcom with access to the smartBASIC interactive mode:

microcom -s 115200 /dev/ttyS2


You can now use e.g. AT&F* to clear the flash file system before loading a new smartBASIC app to the module with the above Python script. (Note: CTRL-x will exit microcom).

Note: You can always check the current state of the above GPIOs with

cat /sys/devices/platform/gpio/.../value


See also the IG60-BL654 online documentation.