TECHSHIP IS A GLOBAL SUPPLIER OF WIRELESS COMPONENTS
The SIMCom SIM7600E-H mPCIe is Multi-Band LTE-TDD/LTE-FDD module solution in a mPCIe form factor. SIM7600E-H is a LTE CAT4 module with support of up to 150Mbps downlink data transfer.
With abundant application capability like TCP/UDP/FTP/FTPS/HTTP/HTTPS/DNS, the module provides much flexibility and ease of integration for customer's application
SIM7600E-H is for the European market.
Other versions of SIM7600E-H are available:
With analogue audio
10818 SIMCom SIM7600E-H LTE CAT 4 -mPCIE with Audio
With SIM Card holder
10710 SIMCom SIM7600E-H LTE CAT-4 mPCIe SIM
This archive contains the SIMCOM:
SIM7X00 Series_GPIO_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7X00 Series_GPS_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7X00 Series_SAT_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7X00 Series_Sleep Mode_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7X00 Series_SMS_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7X00 Series_TCPIP_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7X00 Series_UART_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7100_SIM7500_SIM7600 Series_LBS_Application Note_V1.00.pdf
SIM7100_SIM7500_SIM7600 Series_UIM HOT SWAP_Application Note_V1.01.pdf
SIM7100_SIM7500_SIM7600 Series_USB AUDIO_Application Note_V1.03.pdf
SIM7100_SIM7600M22 Series_TTS_Application Note_V1.02.pdf
SIM7600 Hardware Design Notice V1.02.pdf
SIM7500 & SIM7600 Series AT Command Manual
This Application Note PDF document describes how the USB Voice/Audio feature for Simcom SIM7x00 series modules.
This document describes the electronic specifications, RF specifications, interfaces, mechanical characteristics and testing results of the SIMCom SIM7600E and SIM7600E-H module. With the help of this document and other software application notes/user guides, users can understand and use module to design and develop applications quickly.
This document describes the hardware of the SIMCom SIM7600* and SIM7600* -H miniPCIe modules.
This manual gives general guidelines worth considering when designing and selecting main and diversity antennas for cellular applications.
Datasheet document for the SIM7600x -H series LTE cat4 modules.
Document stating the SimCom SIM7600E-H CE RED conformity.
This archive contains the Simcom SIM7500 and SIM7600 Series Linux Network NDIS driver installation files and guide on how to install them without rebuilding the kernel.
Please relate to FAQ "How to integrate Simcom SIM7500/SIM7600 Series Linux NDIS driver without rebuilding kernel" for further details.
This archive contains the Windows firmware update tool for SIM7500 and SIM7600-series modules.
Please follow the included instructions regarding usage.
This Zip archive contains the Windows operating system drivers for the SIM7xxx series modules. Please refer to the included PDF manual for installation instructions for each system and USB endpoint selection.
This archive contains the SIMCom SIM7500 - SIM7600 series modules Linux NDIS driver and system integration guide
This archive contains the RIL library and drivers for Android versions 4.0, 4.2, 4.4, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0 and 7.0.
Included is also the related user guide.
This archive contains the SIMcom SIM7500 and SIM7600 series modules Linux base firmware update tool and source code and update guide.
This archive contains the Windows firmware update tool for SIM53-series, SIM7-series and SIM89-series modules.
Please follow the included instructions regarding installation and usage.
This archive contains Microsoft Windows drivers for SIMCom modules with 4G/LTE support and installation guide.
Please see included guide on how to install the driver.
For Windows 8 and 10 the AT command bellow should be sent to the "SimTech HS-USB AT Port" COM port to set module in correct USB state.
Windows 7/Linux with RMNET interface:
9001: Diag, NMEA, At, Modem, Audio, rmnet, adb
Windows 8 and 10 with MBIM interface:
9003:Diag, NMEA, At, Modem, Audio, MBIM, adb
This archive contains the Simcom SIM7600* -H series LE11B09SIM7600M22 firmware update files and release notes.
It is not applicable for the SIM7600A-H or SIM7600V-H versions for North American market.
This archive contains the firmware update files and related release notes for SIM7600 -H series.
It is not applicable for the SIM7600A-H or SIM7600V-H versions for North American market.
This archive contains the firmware update files and related release notes for SIM7600 -H series.
It is not applicable for the SIM7600A-H version for North America market.
How can we integrate the Simcom SIM7500/SIM7600 Series Linux NDIS driver in Linux kernel without rebuilding it?
The Simcom SIM7500/SIM7600 series Linux NDIS network driver can be built and installed without rebuilding the complete Linux kernel your OS distribution uses. Please see steps and pre-requirements bellow and download the attached "Simcom SIM7500 and SIM7600 Series Linux Network NDIS driver installation files and guide (without kernel rebuild)" archive to get started.
Should you instead want to include the NDIS driver into your customized Linux kernel build, please relate to "SIMCom SIM7500 - SIM7600 series modules Linux NDIS driver and system integration guide V2.01" attached to the FAQ.
All commands are supposed to be executed with elevated system privileges/as root user.
Ensure that your original kernel was built with the following config options enabled, this will allow the option and usbnet driver pre-requirments to be included in kernel. (usually already included in larger distributions)
Build-tools and Linux header files for your kernel version are also required, these can be installed e.g. through your OS distributions package manager, on Debian/Ubuntu systems:
apt-get install build-essential make gcc
apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
The in-kernel qmi_wwan driver should be blacklisted and prevented from loading as it will block the Simcom wwan driver, this is how it can be done e.g. in Ubuntu systems:
grep -q -F 'blacklist qmi_wwan' /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-modem.conf || echo 'blacklist qmi_wwan' >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-modem.conf
Build and install the driver:
Unzip the archive and copy the folder sim7600 to your selected working directory.
Navigate to it, e.g.:
Build and install the drivers:
Some warnings might appear, but verify that no errors are reported.
Restarting the host system should now result in the correct network drivers being loaded for the cellular module once the USB device is detected in the system.
It can be verified by finding lsusb -t listing "Driver=simcom_wwan" for a USB endpoint:
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 1e0e:9001 Qualcomm / Option
/: Bus 01.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=xhci_hcd/8p, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 5, If 0, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=option, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 5, If 1, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=option, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 5, If 2, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=option, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 5, If 3, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=option, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 5, If 4, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=option, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 5, If 5, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=simcom_wwan, 480M
dmesg | grep 'simcom_wwan'
simcom_wwan 1-4:1.5 wwan0: register 'simcom_wwan' at usb-0000:00:15.0-4, SIMCOM wwan/QMI device, 8a:d8:ff:c2:87:11
Additional make options and information:
If you've built the driver previously already, first clean out any old builds with:
If you only want to build the driver but not install it into /lib/modules/4.18.0-041800-generic/kernel/drivers/net/usb/, use make without install parameter:
Testing of the cellular connection can easily be done by first performing the necessary initiation AT commands to the cellular module over Modem/AT commands serial interface normally located on /dev/ttyUSB2. Use e.g. minicom tool to communicate with it.
Can be installed e.g. through the distributions package manager:
apt-get install minicom
Access the serial interface:
minicom -D /dev/ttyUSB2
Please relate to AT commands guide for full details on what commands are supported.
Issue AT and check that you get OK as reply.
Enable echo on characters sent to module:
Request general info about module:
Enter the SIM pin code (if necessary for SIM card)
Enter your operators APN details:
Enter APN authentication details (if necessary) further details found in the AT commands guide.
Check network registration:
Activate and connect the cellular data connection to the network interface installed in Linux system:
When you get the reply $QCRMCALL: 1, V4 from cellular module it means that the data connection to your network operator is fully established and you can now exit the minicom tool (CTRL+A followed by Z key and Q key and select yes to exit).
Once here you can now perform a DHCP request on the cellular network interface in the Linux system by using your favorite DHCP client in Linux e.g. dhclient or udhc e.g.:
dhclient -v wwan0
The cellular network interfaces are normally named starting from wwan0 but might get renamed by some Linux distributions automatically. All available network interfaces can be listed with command:
ip link show
The network interface can be tested e.g. by sending ping requests to a remote server over the selected network interface:
ping -I wwan0 184.108.40.206
PING 220.127.116.11 (18.104.22.168) from 10.163.183.209 wwan0: 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=1 ttl=120 time=191 ms
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=2 ttl=120 time=46.1 ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=3 ttl=120 time=52.8 ms
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=4 ttl=120 time=43.3 ms
--- 220.127.116.11 ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 received, 0% packet loss, time 3004ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 43.350/83.407/191.281/62.376 ms
How do we configure the Simcom SIM7100, SIM7500 and SIM7600 series cellular modules for usage in Windows 8 and 10 systems and support Windows built-in connection manager?
The Simcom modules comes default set in a USB configuration used by Linux and Windows 7 systems. If you want the module to be fully supported in Windows 8, 8.1, 10 systems and later and take advantage of the Windows integrated connection manager you have to do a one time configuration and set the module to expose Mobile Broadband Interface Model (MBIM) interface as bellow:
Start by installing the latest Simcom SIM7 series Windows drivers (instructions included in download package). They can be found on on our dedicated product web pages.
In Windows device manager you can now find a serial interface called "SimTech HS-USB AT Port 9001 (COM5)" Memorize the COM* interface number in your system.
Open a command prompt with admin rights (right click Windows icon in bottom left corner). Copy and paste the command bellow, edit port number to match the one in your system and hit enter. The command will then be sent to module overt the serial interface.
ECHO AT+CUSBPIDSWITCH=9004,1,1 >\\.\COM5
If the command is received successfully by module, a restart of the cellular module will be performed and it appears with the new USB endpoints supporting Windows 8 systems and later.
Make sure that all Simcom module end points are correctly loaded in Windows device manager, a system restart might be necessary also.
By clicking the Windows network connection symbol in the start bar or navigating to the "Cellular" topic in Windows system settings you can now activate the connection and configure APN details and enter PIN code if it is necessary for the cellular connection and subscription you have.
How can we use Simcom SIM7500 and SIM7600 series in Linux with the MBIM control and data interface over USB connectivity?
The Simcom SIM7500 and SIM7600 series cellular module can expose the Mobile Broadband Interface Model (MBIM) Interface.
There is a open source Linux in-kernel driver supporting MBIM interface and it is called cdc_mbim. The library libmbim can be used to communicate with the cellular devices over the interface and do necessary configurations to trigger the data connection over the cellular network.
First install the libmbim Linux library using your system package manager like apt etc. (more details about libmbim here: https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/libmbim/)
First check with lsusb that you have the Simcom module set to expose MBIM interface, this can be verified with command lsusb and you should the vid:pid value 1e0e:9003.
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 1e0e:9003 Qualcomm / Option
If this is not the case, you will have to change what USB end points the cellular module exposes and the vid:pid values. This can be done through AT commands sent to one of the modules serial interfaces accepting AT commands. dev/ttyUSB2 is often the correct one.
Applications like Minicom or Picocom can be used to send AT commands over the serial interfaces.
Should you have no serial interfaces loaded, it is because the driver has not been loaded for the USB serial endpoints due to missing vid:pid values in the option driver, you can then use the commands bellow to temporarily load the driver for the vid:pid combination the module expose. e.g:
echo 1e0e 9001 > /sys/bus/usb-serial/drivers/option1/new_id
After you have changed the cellular modules USB endpoint configuration to expose MBIM interface, you can verify with lsusb -t that the Linux in-kernel cdc_mbim driver is correctly loaded for the cellular module. It can look e.g. like this:
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 1, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 6, Class=CDC Data, Driver=cdc_mbim, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 4, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 2, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 0, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 5, Class=Communications, Driver=cdc_mbim, 480M
|__ Port 4: Dev 3, If 3, Class=Vendor Specific Class, Driver=, 480M
if you have no option drivers loaded for the serial interfaces, these can be loaded temporarily with commands:
echo 1e0e 9003 > /sys/bus/usb-serial/drivers/option1/new_id
Using libmbim with the command line interface mbimcli:
List all available options for mbimcli:
The cellular modules mbim interface is usually named cdc-wdm* among the devices. For mbimcli this is defined by --device=/dev/cdc-wdm0 parameter. You should also use the proxy function to enable parallel commands to be sent to module even if the interface already is in use by a data connection. This is done by including --device-open-proxy or -p in every mbimcli requst to module.
Command example to query device capabilities and information (firmware & IMEI code etc.):
mbimcli --device=/dev/cdc-wdm0 --device-open-proxy --query-device-caps
The libmbim tool: mbim-network can be used to establish a simple data connection.
First create a config file containing your network operators APN details. Save it in the default location where mbim-network searches for the file: /etc/mbim-network.conf .
The parameter --profile=[PATH] can be used to alter this path when executing mbim-network.
Save the APN details, (and username, password and authentication type if necessary) into the configuration file:
How to start a data connection after configuration file is in place:
Enter SIM PIN (if necessary for SIM card):
mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 -p --enter-pin=1234
Start the mbim data connection with command bellow, if successful it will print "Network started successfully"
mbim-network /dev/cdc-wdm0 start
You can now execute the mbim-set-ip script (download found bellow related to this FAQ) with sufficient system privileges:
./mbim-set-ip /dev/cdc-wdm0 wwan0
This script will collect the network interface IP configurations from the cellular module over MBIM interface using mbimcli, parse them and apply them to the network interface in Linux, this because DHCP requests are generally not supported over MBIM interfaces.
Once you have started the data connection and set the details with the mbim-set-ip script you should be able to ping the data connection:
IPv4 ping: (only supported if IPv4 address was acquired from cellular module)
ping -4 -I wwan0 18.104.22.168
ping -4 -I wwan0 google.com
IP v6 ping: (only supported if IPv6 address was acquired from cellular module)
ping -6 -I wwan0 2001:4860:4860::8888
ping -6 -I wwan0 google.com
The cellular data connection can be disconnected by commands:
Stop mbim data connection:
mbim-network /dev/cdc-wdm0 stop
Set network interface down:
ip link set wwan0 down
Other useful commands:
Query device capabilities and information (firmware & IMEI code etc.):
mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 -p --query-device-caps
Query SIM card information:
mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 -p --query-subscriber-ready-status
Query network registration state:
mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 -p --query-registration-state
Query connection ip information:
mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 -p --query-ip-configuration=0
Software: Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS with kernel 4.15.0-23-generic and mbimcli 1.14.2
Hardware: SIM7600E-h miniPCIe firmware LE11B08SIM7600M22 on Aaeon UP Squared host board
How do we enable basic standalone GPS tracking with the SIMcom cellular modules that include GNSS tracking feature?
The SIM7100 series, SIM7500 series SIM7600 series and SIM7600 -H series cellular modules that include a GNSS tracker can be used to acquire current accurate location data with and active or passive GNSS antenna connected to the module.
Details of the available AT commands related to GNSS functionality are described in the AT command reference manuals under GPS section. The AT command reference manuals can be found under our product web pages under technical documentation tab.
Depending on if an GNSS antenna with or without low noise amplifier (active/passive antenna) are used, the AT+CVAUXV and AT+CVAUXS command can be used to adjust if the antenna power supply of 3 VDC should be enabled or disabled on the GNSS antenna connector.
Module configured for active GNSS antenna with 3VDC power supply enabled directly from module:
Module configured for passive GNSS antenna and antenna voltage supply from cellular module is disabled:
A basic standalone GNSS tracking session outputting the location data on the dedicated NMEA virtual serial interface can be started with the following AT command:
Other useful commands:
(Please note that GNSS configuration parameters can only be changed when tracking is not active)
Stop ongoing GNSS tracking:
Clear GNSS fix related data stored in module:
Set minimum accuracy threshold in meters for location fix (default value 50 meters):
Enable autostart of GNSS tracking at module start up:
The latest GNSS fix can also be requested by AT command:
And the output is in the form:
+CGPSINFO: [lat],[N/S],[log],[E/W],[date],[UTC time],[alt],[speed],[course]
For details on how to configure the GPS for different application and scenarios, such as using Assisted GPS, or changing output formats etc. please relate to the AT commands reference manuals for the specific SIMcom module.
How to change USB composition mode to Mobile Broadband Interface (MBIM) that is used by Windows 8 and 10 systems for data connectivity and enabling support for the built-in connection manager in Windows?
This is done by sending AT commands to the Modem or AT serial interfaces that are accepting AT commands and changing the USB endpoint composition:
Sierra Wireless EM74xx, MC74xx series module:
Sierra Wireless EM73xx, MC73xx series module:
Simcom SIM7xxx series modules:
ZTE Welink ME3630 series:
Telit LE910x V2:
On Huawei modules the USB mode changing is done automatically by the Windows drivers and otherwise defaults to the modules standard endpoint interfaces.
How to collect initial diagnostics data and logs for Simcom cellular modules, needed when requesting Techship technical support?
In order to troubleshoot and solve a technical problem, we ask you to please provide information about your system and logs from the related Simcom module when creating a technical support ticket.
Problem description of what exact problem is and in what precise situations present.
Describe the host system:
-Hardware (system board, peripherals...)
-Operating system and detailed versions (E.g. Windows, Linux release, kernel...)
-Drivers and driver versions
Identify the precise details of cellular module found on label:
-SKU/BOM or P/N code
(For RMA returns the IMEI number is mandatory)
If you are running on a Linux based system, please capture the terminal logs bellow:
ls -l /dev/serial/by-id
ls -l /sys/bus/usb-serial/devices
The logs from the cellular module firmware can be acquired by accessing the USB enumerated serial (COM) interfaces accepting AT commands. They can be named modem, AT, PC UI etc. (In Windows device manager, found under modem or serial interfaces). Send the following AT commands bellow to module and capture the output and include them when creating the the technical support ticket.
Test that you get a reply with command:
Command echo enabled:
Basic module info:
Detailed module version info:
Verbose error reporting:
Last error report:
USB endpoint configuration:
List current configuration:
Request UE system info:
Preferred network mode:
Preferred band selection:
Preferred acquisition order:
List network operator info:
Network registration status:
Network EPS registration status:
Packet domain attach status
List APN details/PDP profiles:
PDP profiles attach status:
Show PDP IP address:
RM network interface status:
The support ticket can be created after login at: https://techship.com/technical_support/
Active/Passive GPS: Active | Antenna Frequency: GPS 1575.42, LTE 698-960/1710-2690, UMTS 2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900 | Gain: 2.5 dBi | VSWR: 3 :1 | Connector Type: SMA-M | Impedance: 50 Ohm | Cable length: 300 cm | Cable Specification: RG174 | Polarization: Vertical, RHCP (GPS) | Radiation pattern: Omnidirectional | Operating Temperature Range: -40 °C – 85 °C
SAMPLE PRICE $27.70
Antenna Frequency: GSM 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 2100, LTE 698-960/1710-2690 | Mounting method: Connector | Gain: 5 dBi | VSWR: 2.5 :1 | Connector Type: SMA-M | Length: 195 mm | Diameter: 12.8 mm | Impedance: 50 Ohm | Polarization: Vertical | Radiation pattern: Omnidirectional | Max power: 50 W
SAMPLE PRICE $5.00