Portenta Max Carrier-board

Portenta Max Carrier

Transform your Portenta board to a edge computer solution with the Portenta Max Carrier.

The Portenta Max Carrier includes a wide range of features to give you flexibility in designing your next intelligent kiosk or edge computer powerhouse. Always stay connected with different connectivity options.

MKR Form Factor
Portenta Powered
The Portenta Max Carrier expands upon the computational capabilities of the Portenta X8.
Cellular Connectivity
Enable 4G, Cat-M1, NB-IoT and LoRa® connectivity in your Industry 4.0 solution. Send and receive texts, or communicate via internet protocols including TCP, UDP and HTTPS.
World Map
NB-IoT and LTE-M coverage includes many regions, such as Europe, North & South America and large parts of Asia.
Access a wide range of I/O including high density connectors, Gigabit Ethernet, mini PCIe (PCI Express), 3.5mm audio in/out as well as Serial RS232/422/485
Make solutions faster with the in application Black Magic probe debugger.
Li-ion battery
The Portenta Max Carrier includes an onboard 18650 Li-ion/LiPo battery holder and power management circuitry.


First Steps

Quickstart Guide
A quick guide to installing your board with the Arduino IDE.

Suggested Libraries

Arduino BLE
Bluetooth 4.0 includes both traditional Bluetooth, now labeled "Bluetooth Classic", and the Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE, or BLE)
Arduino Pro Tutorials
The complete Arduino sketches from the Pro tutorials.
Arduino Audio library
Read files and/or output sound.
Arduino RS485 library
Enables sending and receiving data using the RS485 standard.

Arduino Basics

Built-in Examples
Built-in Examples are sketches included in the Arduino IDE and demonstrate all basic Arduino commands.
Discover interesting articles, principles and techniques related to the Arduino ecosystem.
Language Reference
Arduino programming language can be divided in three main parts: functions, values (variables and constants), and structure.


Using NB-IoT or Cat-M1 with the Portenta Max Carrier

Learn how to connect the Portenta Max Carrier to the internet with NB-IoT or Cat-M1 technology

Connecting the Portenta Max Carrier to The Things Network

This tutorial explains how to connect your Portenta Max Carrier to the Things Network(TTN) using its onboard LoRaWAN® module.

Getting Started with the Portenta Max Carrier

This tutorial give you an overview of the core features of the Portenta Max Carrier.

Getting Started
Getting Started with Portenta Max Carrier and Portenta X8

Get started with your Portenta Max Carrier and Portenta X8

Getting started


Pinout Diagram

A diagram showing the functions and the arrangement of the pins on your product.