This post presents an unboxing of the $199 machineQ Starter Kit.
Overview of the Kit
From [link] (login required):
Quickly prototype your IoT ideas using the machineQ Starter Kit. Included with the machineQ Starter Kit is:
1 MultiConnect Conduit AP gateway
1 Dev Kit - Spark OR ST LoRa Dev Kit
3 Months Free machineQ Software License
The MultiConnect® Conduit™ Access Point provides deep in-building connectivity for network operators and enterprises connecting IoT assets using the LoRaWAN™ protocol.
The Spark is a plug-and-play development kit designed as a USB module. It's perfect for those looking to rapidly prototype of IoT solutions. It comes with a Dev Board and four different Grove sensors that measure temperature, sound, distance, and orientation & speed.
ST LoRa Dev Kit is a versatile and quick-to-market prototyping option for your next innovative solution. Combined with the recommended expansion board, the ST LoRa Dev Kit is ideal for the more advanced embedded developer who may be building IoT sensors from scratch.
Name / Part Number / [Link] Summary
STM32 LoRa and Sigfox Discovery kit / B-L072Z-LRWAN1 / [link]
Motion MEMS and environmental sensor expansion board for the STM32 Nucleo / X-NUCLEO-IKS01A2 / [link]
Multi-Tech MultiConnect® Conduit™ Access Point (LoRa gateway) / MTCAP-915-001L-COM [link]
The STM32 LoRa and Sigfox discovery kit
Part number: B-L072Z-LRWAN1 [link]
The motion MEMS and environmental sensor expansion board for the STM32 Nucleo
Part Number: X-NUCLEO-IKS01A2 [link]
Order P/N: MTCAP-915-001L-COM [link]
RJ45 CAT5 Ethernet cable
Round clear bumpon set
Switching Adapter from Mega Electronics International PN: MJSW1260502500DN/01005020L
5V 2.5A Change Blade
machineQ logo from [link]