IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS: Getting Started

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Quick Setup

  • Connect a USB cable between host PC and IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS micro-USB console connector.
  • Insert the AC power-supply blade into the power supply unit.
  • Insert the power supply plug into the IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS DC input jack. Turn the power plug clockwise to lock the plug.
  • On your host PC, start a terminal emulation program (such as HyperTerminal) with the following serial port settings:
Baud Rate Data Bits Stop Bits Parity Flow Control
115200 8 1 none none
  • Plug the power supply unit into an AC outlet. IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS will turn on and boot into Linux.
  • To login into Linux use "compulab" as username and set the password per first login instructions.

IOT-GATE-IMX8PLUS Overview

Front panel

Iot-gate-imx8plus front-panel.png

Back panel

Iot-gate-imx8plus back-panel.png

Left and Right panels

Iot-gate-imx8plus left-right-panel.png

Default antenna connector assignment

Connector Function
WiFi-A / BT Wifi / Bluetooth antenna
WiFi-B Secondary Wifi antenna
WWAN Main LTE antenna
AUX Auxiliary GNSS antenna

Service bay

Iot-gate-imx8plus service-bay.png

SIM card installation

  • Remove the screw from the SIM/PROG tray-cover
  • Insert a SIM removal tool into the cover popping hole to pop the tray-cover
  • Place the SIM into the tray
  • Carefully push the tray-cover back in
  • Close the SIM/PROG cover screw (optional)
Iot-gate-rpi4 sim-tray-cover.png

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