IoT Gate iMX7 Device

ARM IoT Gateway Device

The ARM-PC IoT gateway device is specially designed for rugged, industrial environments as a cost-effective IoT Gateway and Industrial Controller, delivering an unprecedented array of wireless and wired interfaces.

It features a fanless design in a miniature (10.8 x 8.3 x 2.4 cm) ruggedized aluminum housing.

The IoT-GATE device can reliably be operated 24/7 making it ideal to be used for industrial control and monitoring. It features extensive wireless and wired connectivity and can operate in a wide temperature range of -40 °C to 85 °C. When used with a fit-uptime UPS (additional), the ARM-PC can last up to 5 hours in event of a power loss.

In addition to wide range DC input of 8V to 24V, it supports PoE powered mode allowing to eliminate the need for PSU and simplify cabling.

ARM-PC IoT Device Feature Highlights

  • NXP i.MX7 CPU, dual-core Cortex-A7 1 GHz
  • Up to 2 GB DDR3 and 32 GB eMMC
  • 3G / LTE modem, WiFi a / b / g / n, BT 4.1 and ZigBee
  • 2 x 1000 Mbps Ethernet, 4 x USB2, RS485, RS232
  • Support for PoE powered mode

Mainline Linux and Yocto Project

  • Debian Linux and full Board Support Package
  • Linux kernel, Yocto Project file-system, and U-Boot
  • Mainline Linux kernel support

Also available as i.MX7 System-on-Module

  • Tiny board computer designed for custom applications
  • Ideal for cost sensitive and scalable industrial products
  • Full design flexibility, scalability, and long-term availability

 

 

 

 

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ARM-PC IoT Device Technical Details

CPU Core
CPU NXP i.MX 7Dual ARM Cortex-A7, 1 GHz
NEON SIMD and VFPv4
Real-Time Co-Processor ARM Cortex-M4, 200 Mhz
Memory and Storage
RAM 512 MB – 2 GB, DDR3L – 1066
Storage eMMC flash, 4 GB – 32 GB
Micro-SD socket
Network
Ethernet 1 x RJ45 connector
2 x Gigabit Ethernet ports, POE (optional)
Wifi 802.11b/g/n WiFi interface, TI WiLink 8 WL1801 module
Dual-band 2×2 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi interface, TI WiLink 8 WL1837 module
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 BLE
TI WiLink 8 WL1837 module
Cellular 3G cellular communication module (via mini-PCie socket)
On-board micro-SIM card socket
ZigBee NXP JN5168 module
Display
DVI DVI, up to 1920 x 1080, HDMI connector
Audio
Analog Audio Analog audio – stereo line-out, stereo line-in, 3.5 mm jacks
I/O
PCI Express mini-PCIe socket, full-size
USB 4 x USB 2.0 host, type-A connectors
Serial 1 x RS485 / RS422 port, RJ11 connector
1 x RS232 port, ultra-mini serial connector
1 x serial console via UART-to-USB bridge, micro-USB connector
UART Up-to 1 x UART, embedded I/O header
SPI Up-to 1 x SPI, embedded I/O header
I2C Up-to 1 x I2C, embedded I/O header
GPIO Up-to 12 x GPIOs, embedded I/O header
System
PoE Support for PoE (powered device)
RTC Real time clock operated from on-board coin-cell battery
Electrical
Supply Voltage Unregulated 8 V to 24 V
Digital I/O Voltage 3.3 V
Mechanical
Dimensions 108 x 83 x 24 mm
Enclosure Material Aluminium housing
Cooling Passive cooling, fanless design
Weight 450 g
Environmental
MTTF > 200 000 hours
Operation Temperature Commercial: 0° to 70° C
Extended: -20° to 70° C
Industrial: -40° to 85° C
Storage Temperature -40° to 85° C
Relative Humidity 10 % to 90 % (operation)
5 % to 95 % (storage)

Download ARM-PC IoT gateway device Specifications