General Information

SenseCAP M1 is a high-performing, ready-to-use LoRaWAN indoor gateway connected to the Helium LongFi™ Network.
It is based on Raspberry Pi 4 and embedded with a WM1302/WM1303 (Semtech SX1302/SX1303) LoRa concentrator. It provides built-in BLE, which helps you set up the device in a few simple steps and supports connecting to the internet via Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

SenseCAP M1 Gateway


SenseCAP M1 Features

  • Handy Setup to Helium Network: Ready to go within simple steps.
  • Powered by Mature Hardware Solutions: Raspberry Pi 4(2G/4G/8G RAM, 64G storage) and WM1302/WM1303 (Semtech SX1302/SX1303) baseband LoRa chip.
  • Secure and Reliable: Built-in ECC608 crypto chip, high-security authentication, and reliable connectivity.
  • Automatic Online Upgrades: Automatic OTA upgrades, without manual operation.
  • Remote Diagnosis: Built-in remote diagnostics mechanism, efficient online support.
  • 64GB Large Storage: 64GB MicroSD card large storage, extending the lifetime of the gateway, fulfilling the memory requirement of potential upgrade.
  • Efficient Cooling Solution: Aluminum enclosure with a heatsink and cooling fan inside, ensuring long-term and stable operation.
  • Multiple Accessories: Fiberglass antenna, slider pad for sliding rod installation, and upcoming outdoor enclosure, etc.
  • FCC and CE Certificated: Available for personal and commercial use.

Package Contents

  • SenseCAP M1 LoRaWAN Indoor Gateway (EU868/US915) *1
  • Power Adapter (EU/US)*1
  • Antenna (EU868/US915) *1
  • 64GB MicroSD Card *1
  • Quick Start Guide *1

SenseCAP M1 Package Contents

General Overview

SenseCAP M1 General Overview

SenseCAP M1 Breakdown

SenseCAP M1 Breakdown 2


SenseCAP M1 Interface


SenseCAP M1 Dimensions

  • Device Size (/pcs): 154*100*44 mm
  • Device Weight (/pcs): 370g
  • Package Size (/pcs): 274*175*60 mm
  • Package Weight (/pcs): 675g

Block Diagram

SenseCAP M1 Block Diagram

System Structure

SenseCAP M1 System Structure

LED Status

SenseCAP M1 LED Status

Unit Information

SenseCAP M1 Unit Information

These two labels on the bottom indicate important information of the unit including:

  • Model
  • S/N
  • WiFi MAC
  • CPU ID

This information will be required when registering for the SenseCAP Dashboard.


Processor Raspberry Pi 4 (Broadcom BCM2711, Quad core Cortex-A72 (ARM v8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.5GHz)
RAM 2GB / 4GB / 8GB
Storage 64GB MicroSD Card
Frequency EU868 Version: 863MHz ~ 870MHz
AS923 Version: 902MHz ~ 928MHz
US915 Version: 902MHz ~ 928MHz
Sensitivity -125dBm @125KHz/SF7
-139dBm @125KHz/SF12
TX Power Up to 26 dBm
Antenna Gain US915: 2.6 dBi

EU868: 2.8 dBi

Antenna Impedance 50 Ohm
Antenna Radiation Pattern Omni-Directional
Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz IEEE 802.11ac wireless
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, BLE
LoRaWAN Supports Class A, C
Input Voltage DC 5V – 3A
Interfaces USB Type-C (Power Supply) * 1

Ethernet RJ45 * 1

RP-SMA Female Antenna Connector* 1

Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C
Relative Humidity 0% – 90% (non-condensing)
Heat Dissipation Aluminum enclosure, a heatsink, and a cooling fan
IP Grade IP20
Certification FCC / CE / RCM / ROHS / UKCA…




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