IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS - Industrial IoT Gateway

ARM gateway starting from $146

  • Ideal for industrial control and monitoring
  • Extensive wireless and wired connectivity
  • Industrial build quality and reliability

IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS Features

Feature Highlights

  • NXP i.MX8M-Plus CPU, quad-core Cortex-A53
  • Up to 8GB RAM and 128GB eMMC
  • LTE/4G modem, WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.3
  • 2x LAN, USB3.0, 2x USB2.0 and 2x CAN bus
  • Up-to 3x RS485 | RS232 and digital I/O
  • Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP and MQTT
  • Secure boot, TPM and Hardware Watchdog
  • Custom I/O expansions boards

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Optimized for Industrial Environments

IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS back
  • Fanless design in aluminum, rugged housing
  • Designed for reliability and 24/7 operation
  • Industrial temperature range of -40C to 80C
  • 5 year warranty and 15 year availability
  • Input voltage range of 8V to 36V and PoE client
  • Supports DIN-rail and wall mounting

Debian Linux and Yocto Project

SW support
  • Mainline Linux and full Board Support Package
  • Debian Linux, Yocto Project and U-Boot
  • Support for Docker, MS Azure IoT and Node-RED
  • Support for OTA updates with Mender

Also available as SBC and SOM

CompuLab_SOM_SBC_IOT-Gateway_product-family

Same CPU core and SW stack in different form-factors:

Why choose CompuLab?

Long-term Availability

Direct Engineer Support

Mainline Linux and Yocto

In-House Manufacturing

Industrial Temperature

Configure-to-Order

Learn more about CompuLab advantages

  • "Option" column specifies the configuration code required to have the particular feature.
  • "+" means that the feature is always available

CPU Core

CPUNXP i.MX8M Plus QuadLite, quad-core ARM Cortex-A53, 1.8GHz
C1800Q
NXP i.MX8M Plus Quad, quad-core ARM Cortex-A53, 1.8GHz
C1800QM
NPUAI/ML Neural Processing Unit, up to 2.3 TOPS
C1800QM
Real-Time
Co-processor
ARM Cortex-M7, 800Mhz
+

Memory and Storage

RAM1GB – 8GB, LPDDR4
D
Storage16GB – 128GB eMMC flash, soldered on-board
N

Display and Graphics

Display OutputDVI-D, up to 1080p60
+
GPU and VideoGC7000UL GPU
1080p60 HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264
C1800QM

Network

LAN2x 1000Mbps Ethernet ports, RJ45 connectors
+
WiFi and Bluetooth
802.11ax WiFi and Bluetooth 5.3 BLE
Implemented with Intel WiFi 6E AX210 module
2x 2.4GHz / 5GHz rubber duck antennas
WB
Cellular4G/LTE CAT4 cellular module, Quectel EC25-E (EU bands)
JEC25E
4G/LTE CAT4 cellular module, Quectel EC25-A (US bands)
JEC25A
SIM card socket
+
Cellular rubber duck antenna
JEC25x
GNSSGPS
Implemented with Quectel EC25 module
JEC25x

I/O

USB2x USB2.0 ports, type-A connectors (back panel)
+
1x USB3.0 port, type-A connector (front panel)
+
RS485 / RS232Up-to 3x RS485 (half-duplex) | RS232 ports
Isolated, terminal-block connector
FxRS4 /
FxRS2
CAN bus1x CAN bus port
Isolated, terminal-block connector
+
Additional 1x CAN bus port
Isolated, terminal-block connector
FCCAN
Digital I/O4x digital outputs + 4x digital inputs
Isolated, 24V compliant with EN 61131-2, terminal-block connector
FDIO
Debug1x serial console via UART-to-USB bridge, micro-USB connector
+
Support for NXP SDP/UUU protocol, micro-USB connector
+
Expansion ConnectorExpansion connector for add-on boards
LVDS, SDIO, USB, SPI, I2C, GPIOs
not FXxx

System

RTCReal time clock operated from on-board coin-cell battery
+
WatchdogHardware watchdog
+
SecuritySecure boot, implemented with i.MX8M Plus HAB module
+
TPM 2.0, Infineon SLB9670
* implemented with add-on board installed in expansion connector
FXTPM
LEDs2x general purpose LEDs
+
PoESupport for PoE (powered device)
POE

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage
Unregulated 8V to 36V

Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions132 x 84 x 25 mm
Enclosure MaterialAluminum housing
CoolingPassive cooling, fanless design
Weight550 gram

Compliance

RegulatoryFCC, CE, UKCA
EMCEN 55032/5, EN 61000-6-2, EN 61000-6-3
SafetyEN/UL/IEC 62368-1

Reliability and Environmental

MTTF> 200,000 hours
Warranty5 years
Operation TemperatureCommercial: 0° to 60° C
Industrial: -40° to 80° C
Storage Temperature-40° to 85° C
Relative Humidity10% to 90% (operation)
05% to 95% (storage)

IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS Evaluation Kit

Hardware

  • IOTG-IMX8PLUS-C1800QM-D4-N32-WB-JEC25x-FARS4-FBRS2-FDIO-POE-PS-XL-TIC
  • Extra two RS485 I/O modules
  • Extra two RS232 I/O modules
  • DIN-rail mounting bracket
  • Wall mounting bracket
  • DC terminal block adapter
  • DC Y-cable
  • USB cable

NOTE: select eval-kit modem type according to cellular bands required for your region.

Kit Price: $595

Technical Support

  • Technical support for 12 months.
  • 45-day trial period. The evaluation kit will be accepted for refund if the user finds the product not suitable for his needs.

Documents and Guides

Product status: Active

CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.

P/N template: IOTG-IMX8PLUS-Cx-Dx-Nx-[WB]-[Jx]-[FAx]-[FBx]-[FCx]-[FDIO]-[POE]-[PS]-[Xx]-[Tx]

Minimal Configuration

Minimal configuration P/N: IOTG-IMX8PLUS-C1800Q-D1-N16
1K-unit price:
$146

Optional Features

FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
CPUi.MX8M Plus QuadLite 1.8GHz
i.MX8M Plus Quad 1.8GHz with VPU and NPU
C1800Q
C1800QM
-
5
RAM size1GB
2GB
4GB
8GB
D1
D2
D4
D8
-
7
24
54
Storage
(soldered on-board)
16GB eMMC (MLC)
32GB eMMC (MLC)
64GB eMMC (MLC)
128GB eMMC (MLC)
N16
N32
N64
N128
-
4
16
35
WiFi & Bluetoothnone
WiFi 802.11ax and Bluetooth
-
WB
-
18
Cellular modemnone
LTE CAT4, Quectel EC25-E (EU bands)
LTE CAT4, Quectel EC25-A (US bands)
-
JEC25E
JEC25A
-
47
47
Serial I/O add-on
module A
none
RS232
RS485
-
FARS2
FARS4
-
7
7
Serial I/O add-on
module B
none
RS232
RS485
-
FBRS2
FBRS4
-
7
7
Serial I/O add-on
module C
none
RS232
RS485
CAN bus (additional port)
-
FCRS2
FCRS4
FCCAN
-
7
7
5
Digital I/O add-on
module D
none
4x DI + 4x DO
-
FDIO
-
15
Extension boardnone
TPM add-on board
-
FXTPM
-
8
Power over Ethernetnone
PoE powered mode
-
POE
-
5
Power Supplynone
12V wall-mount PSU
-
PS
-
10
Software Preloadingnone
Debian Linux
Custom image
-
XL
Xx
-
3
Contact Sales
Temperature rangeCommercial
Industrial Certified
Industrial Tested
-
TIC
TIT
-
30
70
  • Prices are specified in U.S. Dollars. Prices are periodically updated according to variations in component cost. Prices are subject to change without advance notice.

Small Quantity Orders

Pricing is specified for 1000-unit orders. In order to calculate the price for another quantity, multiply the unit price (with selected options) by the factor listed in the table below:

QTY Factor
1K 1.0
5001.1
1001.2
101.3
11.4

Item Description
P/N and Docs
DIN rail kit
DIN-rail mounting kit

Snap-on DIN-rail mounting bracket for installing the gateway
in equipment racks and cabinets
* Includes IOTG-ACC-BRKT
IOTG-ACC-DINBRKT


datasheet
3D model
Side DIN rail kit
Side DIN-rail mounting kit

Snap-on DIN-rail bracket for side mounting the gateway
in equipment racks and cabinets
IOTG-ACC-DINSD

datasheet
3D model
Wall / VESA mounting bracket
Wall / VESA mounting bracket

A highly versatile bracket for mounting the gateway on
a surface
IOTG-ACC-BRKT

datasheet
3D model
DC Y-cable
DC Y-cable

DC cable with plug lock
IOTG-ACC-CABDC

datasheet
DC terminal block adapter
DC terminal block adapter

Adapter from DC plug with lock to terminal block
IOTG-ACC-DC2TB

datasheet
IOT-GATE-RPi PSU
Power supply unit
Wall mount PSU with DC plug lock
Input 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 36W output 12VDC 3A
IOTG-ACC-PSU

datasheet
IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS break-out add-on
Break-out add-on board

Add-on board that exposes expansion connector signals on 100-mil headers
IOTG-ACC-BRKOUT

datasheet