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Particle Photon 2 IoT Development Board
Professional Power, at Affordable Price
- Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz)
- Integrated BLE support (BLE 5.3)
- Industry-leading performance with ARM Cortex M33 CPU
- More memory (3MB RAM, 2MB Flash)
- Most reliable and trusted device security powered by ARM Trustzone
- Feather form factor for easy prototyping
- Faster time to market with pre-certifications (FCC, IC, CE)
Simple to Start
Get started with the Photon 2, and access the Particle IoT Platform-as-a-Service with a fully-featured development sandbox that includes support for up to 100 devices. Leverage our easy-to-use developer tools & resources including CLIs, IDEs, APIs, SDKs, tested firmware libraries, tutorials, and our seamless device setup process for unparalleled development.
Prototype with the Photon 2, Scale with the P2
While the Photon 2 is optimized for prototyping, you can easily transition to our production-grade Wi-Fi module, P2 during the scaling phase. Simply port your firmware using the hardware abstraction layer on our Device OS and transition seamlessly from the Photon 2 to the P2, reducing your bill of materials & certification costs, without any of added engineering headaches.
Powered by the Particle IoT Platform-as-a-Service
Unlike other affordable standalone Wi-Fi development boards and kits, Particle’s Photon 2 is backed by the full power of the Particle IoT Platform-as-a-Service, empowering you to reliably connect, manage, and deploy IoT products with pre-integrated cloud connectivity & messaging, out-of-the-box OTA updates, and included device management and development tools.
- Photon 2 development board
- “Feather” dev kit for breadboard prototyping
- 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
- Integrated PCB antenna
- Integrated U.FL connector for external antenna
- Integrated RF switch
- BLE 5 using same antenna as Wi-Fi
- Realtek RTL8721DM MCU
- ARM Cortex M33 CPU, 200 MHz
- 2048 KB (2 MB) user application maximum size
- 3072 KB (3 MB) of RAM available to user applications
- 2 MB flash file system
- FCC, IC, and CE certified
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Frequently asked questions
What is Particle & do I need a device to use Particle's platform?
Particle is the leading integrated IoT Platform-as-a-Service for developers and enterprises to build world-class intelligent connected products. Our devices serve as the entry point to our platform as they are pre-integrated with the full capabilities of Particle PaaS.
What kinds of projects can I build with Particle?
Particle’s platform enables IoT projects with broadly diverse use cases by providing the foundational technology for standard IoT connectivity, with the ability to customize hardware and software interfaces, and workflows, to your unique project or product needs. From tracking the location of your moving asset, to monitoring equipment to reduce your maintenance costs, to measuring air quality to meet regulatory standards, and nearly any other use case you can imagine, Particle unlocks the promise of IoT for any use case.
Which kit is the best for me / how do I choose?
Particle’s portfolio of devices supports a wide range of connectivity options, form factors, and peripherals, all with the same common architecture and software platform. You can choose the most appropriate device by reviewing your use case requirements, and stage of development.
If you need further assistance, reach out to us to discover how Particle devices can support your project.
Can I buy Particle’s devices in bulk?
Yes, all of our modules and antennas can be purchased in bulk on the wholesale store.
Where can I find resources to learn more about my devices?
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