IOT-GATE-RPI4: Getting Started

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Quick Setup

  • Connect HDMI monitor to the IOT-GATE-RPI4 display output using a standard HDMI cable.
  • Connect USB mouse and keyboard devices to the IOT-GATE-RPI4 USB connectors.
  • Insert the AC power supply blade into the power supply unit.
  • Insert the power supply plug into the IOT-GATE-RPI4 input jack. Turn the power plug clockwise to lock the plug.
  • IOT-GATE-RPI4 will automatically boot into the OS

IOT-GATE-RPI4 Overview

Front panel

Iot-gate-rpi4 front-panel.png

Back panel

Iot-gate-rpi4 back-panel.png

Left and Right panels

Iot-gate-rpi4 left-right-panel.png

Default antenna connector assignment

Connector Function
WiFi / BT Wifi / Bluetooth antenna
WWAN Main LTE antenna
AUX Auxiliary GNSS antenna

Service bay

Iot-gate-rpi4 service-bay.png

SIM card installation

  • Power off the device
  • 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
  • Mind the SIM tray orientation. You will need to turn the device upside down to keep the SIM from falling off the tray. Carefully push the tray cover back in
  • Close the SIM/PROG cover screw (optional)
  • Restart the device
Iot-gate-rpi4 sim-tray-cover.png

Headless Quick Setup

In case a monitor is not available, IOT-GATE-RPI4 can be used with a host PC console terminal.

  • Use standard USB-to-micro USB cable to connect host PC and IOT-GATE-RPI4.
  • Plug micro USB end to IOT-GATE-RPI4's micro-USB debug console connector
  • Plug USB end to host's USB port
  • On your host PC, start a terminal emulation program (e.g.minicom on a Linux host) with the following serial port settings:
Baud Rate Data Bits Stop Bits Flow Control
115200 8 NONE NONE
  • Plug the power supply unit into an AC outlet. IOT-GATE-RPI4 will turn on and boot into Linux.
  • Use "pi" as a username and "raspberry" as a password as initial Linux account credentials.

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