IOT-GATE-iMX8: Getting Started

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Quick Setup

  • Connect micro USB cable between host PC and IOT-GATE-iMX8 micro-USB console connector.
  • Insert the AC power-supply blade into the power supply unit.
  • Insert the power supply plug into the IOT-GATE-iMX8 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-iMX8 will turn on and boot into Linux.
  • Use "root" as a username and "111111" as a password as initial Linux account credentials.

IOT-GATE-iMX8 Overview

Front and Rear panels

Iot-gate-imx8 front-and-back-panels.png

Left and Right panels

Iot-gate-imx8 left-and-right-panels.png


Default antenna connector assignment


Connector Function
ANT1 WiFi/BT AUX antenna
ANT2 WiFi/BT MAIN antenna
ANT3 Modem GNSS antenna
ANT4 Modem MAIN antenna


Service bay

Iot-gate-imx8 service-bay.png