Ventana GW5100 Rugged & Industrial Single Board Computer

The GW5100 is a member of the Gateworks 5th generation Ventana family of rugged and industrial single board computers (SBCs) targeted for a small form factor, low power embedded application such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) equipment, digital signage, IoT Gateways, Man Portable Units (MPUs) and robotics.

 Key Product Features
Processor: NXP™ i.MX6 800MHz Dual Core ARM® Cortex™-A9
RAM: 512 Mbyte DDR3
Flash: 256 Mbytes
Ethernet: One Gigabit Port (see Features tab below for PoE details)
Mini-PCIe: One Socket (see Features tab below for details)
Video/Audio: HDMI Out & Analog Video In
WiFi/BLE: Use Mini-PCIe Cards (see Accessories tab below)
Cellular: Use Mini-PCIe Modem (see Accessories tab below)
GPS: Optional
Software: Linux: OpenWrt, Ubuntu, Yocto & Android
Size: 35 x 100mm
  • NXP™ i.MX6 800MHz Dual Core ARM® Cortex™ -A9 SoC Processor
  • 512 Mbyte DDR3-1066 SDRAM Memory
  • 256 Mbytes Flash System Memory
  • High-Power Gen 2.0 Mini-PCIe Socket with USB Support
  • GbE Ethernet Port
  • USB 2.0 OTG Port up to 480Mbps
  • HDMI 1.4 Output Port with Audio Support
  • Analog Video Input Channel
  • TTL Serial Port
  • General Purpose Digital I/O
  • Real Time Clock with Battery Backup
  • Voltage and Temperature Monitor
  • Serial Configuration EEPROM
  • Programmable Watchdog Timer
  • Optional GPS Receiver
  • Optional PCIe Expansion for Additional Mini-PCIe, GbE, or Legacy Mini-PCI
  • 8 to 60VDC Input Voltage Range
  • Power Through Passive PoE or Dedicated Connector
  • 2W Typical Operating Power
  • 8W Available for Mini-PCIe Socket
  • Reverse Voltage Protection
  • -40°C to +85°C Operating Temperature
  • OpenWrt, Android, and OpenEmbedded Linux Board Support Packages
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Made in USA
  • Rugged & Industrial
Ordering Options

The GW5100 features the NXP™ i.MX6 Dual Core ARM® Cortex™ -A9 SoC processor operating at 800MHz, 512Mbytes of DDR3-1066 DRAM, and 256Mbytes of System Flash.  A Mini-PCIe expansion socket supports 802.11ac/b/g/n WiFi radios, 4G WiMAX radios, 3G CDMA/GSM cellular modems and other PCI Express peripherals.  Other radio options include a GW16122 Sub-1GHz radio, GW16126 LTE CATM1 Cellular card, GW16130 Iridium Satellite Modem or LoRA radio. A Gigabit Ethernet port allows for wired high-speed connectivity. The HDMI and analog video make the GW5100 ideal for wireless video applications. The Gateworks System Controller provides embedded features such as real time clock, voltage and temperature monitor, serial EEPROM, programmable front panel switch, tamper switch and advanced power management with programmable board shut-down and wake-up for remote sensor applications. A wide-range DC input power supply provides up to 8W of power to the Mini-PCIe sockets for supporting the latest high-power radios.  Power is applied through a dedicated connector or the Ethernet jack in a passive Power over Ethernet architecture. OpenWrt, Android, and OpenEmbedded Linux board support packages are included. The extremely small size of 35 x 100mm allows this rugged and industrial single board computer to be used in a wide array of applications, including Internet of Things (IoT) Gateways, military and outdoor communications.

Please Note for Development: 

  • Some software such as Ubuntu will not fit on the 256MB of NAND Flash. It is suggested to consider a GW16103 MicroSD Expansion Card or a GW5104 with 2GB of NAND flash

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