The BRD-M2-X is a 30X42mm Key B M.2 form factor adapter board that adds cellular connectivity to any device with a compatible M.2 slot - embedded PCs, laptops, industrial tablets or custom PC boards--without the cost and delay of obtaining FCC and carrier certification. The adapter board accepts all the NimbeLink NL-SW series certified Skywire™ cellular modems (except the NL-SW-HSPA), which are the smallest in the industry.
This standard M.2 adapter, with choice of compact Skywire modems, fits easily within most of today's miniaturized devices.

BRD-M2-X - M.2 cellular modem adapter board
Part No. Description Price Stock
BRD-M2-X M.2 cellular modem adapter board $32
∗ Standard lead time is 1 week

BRD-M2-X is fully backed by a 3-year warranty, technical support and application assistance from BiPOM Electronics, Inc.


  • Fast incorporation of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and other cellular access without certification cost
  • Eliminates the need for chip-down modem development
  • Allows compact device layout
  • Requires no software development on Linux and just addition of a USB driver on Windows


  • Works with all NL-SW series modems,except NL-SW-HSPA
  • Supply voltage: 3.3V from M.2
  • Active call current: 720mA - 1.5A
  • Normal current: 29mA
  • Power saving current: 1mA
  • Temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
  • Communication Method: USB 2.0

Target Applications

  • Kiosks
  • Digital signage
  • Security panels
  • Surveillance equipment
  • Control panels


  • Compact size fits directly onto boards with 30X42mm Key B M.2 slots
  • Plug-and-play operation with Linux, Windows 7,8,10, and Embedded OS
  • Customer can use any antenna without requiring re-certification

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