Zolertia Orion Ethernet Router

Zolertia Orion Ethernet Router

The Zolertia Orion Ethernet Router allows to create IoT applications out-of-the-box, connecting any IPv4/IPv6 service or application to 6LoWPAN wireless networks.

The Orion Router is a capable IPv4/IPv6 routing device, with an Ethernet interface and dual wireless radio, powered either via micro-USB or Power Over Ethernet (POE). The device integrates the ENC28J60 ethernet module, and an external POE module, supporting up to 48VDC.

Orion is compatible with 6lbr, more information is available at our Wiki.

In a nutshell the Orion Router packs the following features:

  • ARM Cortex-M3 with 512KB flash and 32KB RAM (16KB retention), 32MHz.

  • ISM 2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 & Zigbee compliant.

  • ISM 868-, 915-, 920-, 950-MHz ISM/SRD Band.

  • RP-SMA connector for a 2.4GHz external antenna

  • SMA connector for a 868/915MHz external antenna

  • RJ45 ethernet connector

  • Ethernet 10BASE-T IPv4/IP64

  • AES-128/256, SHA2 Hardware Encryption Engine.

  • ECC-128/256, RSA Hardware Acceleration Engine for Secure Key Exchange.

  • On-board CP2104/PIC to flash over its micro-USB connector

  • User and reset buttons.

  • Power on/off button and LED to show power state

  • RGB LED to allow more than 7 colour combinations.

  • Indoor enclosure

  • Layout 40.29 x 73.75 mm

There are ready-to-use examples at examples/zolertia/zoul/orion, showing how to deploy an IP64 border router, and connect to services such as IFTTT (If This Then That).

Orion Technical documentation

Orion Ethernet Router pin-out

Zolertia Orion Ethernet Router pin-out