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LARA-R6 series

Single or multi-mode LTE Cat 1 modules with Secure Cloud

Universal connectivity and reliable performance in smallest form factor

  • Reduce logistics complexity with three regional product variants and extensive MNO certifications
  • Any region, any band, any technology for simple roaming anywhere in the world
  • World's smallest LTE Cat 1 module with global coverage, ideal for size-constrained devices
  • Receive-diversity for reliable performance in difficult conditions
  • Secure by design to always keep your device running and updated

Product variants

LARA-R6001

Global LTE Cat 1 module
LTE FDD bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
LTE TDD bands: 38, 39, 40, 41
3G bands: 1, 2, 5, 8
2G bands: Quad-band

LARA-R6401

LTE Cat 1 module for North America
LTE FDD bands: 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 66, 71

LARA-R6801

LTE module for multi-regional use
LTE FDD bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
3G bands: 1, 2, 5, 8
2G bands: Quad-band

Product variantsLARA-R6001LARA-R6401LARA-R6801
Features 
Antenna detection
CSFB
Dual stack IPv4/IPv6
eDRX
Embedded FTP/HTTP
Embedded MQTT, MQTT-SN
Embedded TCP/UDP
FOTA
FW update via serial interface
Jamming detection
Last gasp
LwM2M
Power save mode
Rx diversity
Secure boot
Security root of trust
TLS/DTLS
uFOTA
VoLTE
Services 
Compatible with u-blox servicesAssistNow, CellLocate, IoT Security-as-a-Service, MQTT Anywhere, MQTT Flex
Area 
Global
North America
South / Central America
EMEA
APAC
Japan
Cellular features 
LTE bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 412, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 66, 711, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
UMTS bands850, 900, 1900, 2100850, 900, 1900, 2100
Data ratesCat 1 (10 Mbit/s DL, 5 Mbit/s UL)
GSM bandsQuad-bandQuad-band
Positioning (for CEL products)GNSS via Modem
Interfaces 
UART2
USB1
DDC (I2C compliant)1
I2S1
GPIO9
Electrical data 
Minimum supply [V]3.30
Maximum supply [V]4.5
Environmental data, quality & reliability 
Maximum temperature [°C]85
Minimum temperature [°C]-40
Other 
Size [mm]24 x 26 x 2.6

LARA-R6 series modules provide global and multi-regional coverage in a very small form factor, thereby reducing logistics complexity and increasing design flexibility. Three different product variants provide flexibility for band use and access technology by region and include all relevant MNO certifications.

All modules in the series support receive-diversity, making them the ideal choice for deployment in North America, as well as for a diverse set of applications with demanding requirements for reliable performance in difficult coverage conditions or those that require voice functionality via VoLTE. The modules are also secure by design with a root of trust, secure boot, secure updates, and secure communications ((D)TLS) functionality. Security is regularly updated via maintenance releases to keep your device running and protected from attacks.

LARA-R6001 is the smallest LTE Cat 1 multi-mode module with global coverage available in the market. As a single SKU, it provides universal connectivity and greatly simplifies logistics. This truly global module has 18 LTE bands plus 3G/2G fallback.

LARA-R6401 provides an ideal LTE Cat 1 solution for North America, as it supports all relevant LTE bands and is designed for use on AT&T, Verizon, FirstNet, or T-Mobile. Managing a single SKU for the North American market simplifies logistics and reduces associated costs.

LARA-R6801 is a multi-regional variant specifically designed for use in EMEA/APAC/Japan and LATAM regions, supporting all relevant LTE bands and technologies.

With the three regional variants, you can maximize the reuse of development efforts. Versatile interfaces, features, multi-band, and multi-mode capabilities make LARA-R6 ideally suited for a wide range of applications that require medium data speed, seamless connectivity, superior coverage, low latency, and streaming data or voice. They include asset tracking, telematics, remote monitoring, alarm panels, video surveillance, connected health, and point-of-sale terminals.