The RePhone system from Seeed is a customizable modular GSM, GPRS phone system with Bluetooth support. The basic phone consists of a tiny circuit board with a SIM slot. The whole thing is open source so you can hack away to your heart’s content. Add-ons include a 1.54-inch touchscreen, LEDs, a 520mAh battery and an NFC chip for wireless pairing with speakers and other accessories.
The modules can be configured in a number of different ways and connect via FPC ribbon cables, conductive thread, soldered wires or even by breadboarding.
There are two main Core boards; the RePhone Core GSM + BLE module or the RePhone Core 3G module which gives faster data throughput but no BLE support. Eight add-on boards from Seeed’s Xadow series provide a 1.54-inch touch screen, 5×7 LEDs, NFC, GPS, audio, a sensor board, a GSM breakout board and an Arduino-compatible microcontroller.
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RePhone... the hackable phone
September 24, 2015 | 15:00
The RePhone system from Seeed is a customizable modular GSM, GPRS phone system with Bluetooth support. The basic phone consists of a tiny circuit board with a SIM slot. The whole thing is open source so you can hack away to your heart’s content...