Iron Pi Hardware

Cloud-connected I/O with an open source core

Straight To The Cloud

Create a secure link between your Iron Pi and the jcore.io cloud with one touch provisioning. Or build your own industrial IoT application using the on-board Raspberry Pi-compatible operating system.

Raspberry Pi Compatible

With over 5 million units sold worldwide, the Raspberry Pi has spawned the world’s most vibrant embedded software ecosystem. The Iron Pi combines a Raspberry Pi compatible core with hardware built for the rigors of industrial computing.

Iron Pi CM8 Features

  • 8 x Multi-Function I/O Points:
    • 4 x Analog In / Digital In / Digital Out
    • 4 x Digital In / Digital Out
  • 2 x Industrial Serial Ports:
    • 1 x RS-485
    • 1 x RS-232
  • On-board real time co-processor
  • Robust on-board eMMC storage; no SD flash card
  • Optional internal USB flash expansion for on-board logging
  • Extended operating temperature range (-25C to +60C)
  • On-board real time clock maintains clock settings during power losses
  • Wide DC input voltage range (6V to 24V)

Hardware Specs

Computing
CPU 700MHz ARM
Operating System Raspbian Linux, Debian Compatible
RAM 512MB
Storage (Fixed) 4GB eMMC Flash
Additional Storage (Optional) 4GB Industrial USB Flash, Internally Mounted, Removable
Real Time Co-Processo 48MHz ARM Cortex-M0
I/O
Total Channels 8
I/O Modes (Channels 1-4) Analog Input, Digital Input, Digital Output
I/O Modes (Channels 5-8) Digital Input, Digital Output
Analog Input Characteristics 12 Bit, 100Hz Sampling Rate, 0-10V Measurement Range, 24 Volt Tolerant
Digital Output Characteristics Open Drain, 0.5A Max Current, Switchable 5K Ohm Pull-Up, 24 Volt Tolerant
General
Serial Ports 1 x RS-485, 1 x RS-232
Expansion Raspberry Pi Compatible 40-Pin Expansion Header
Real Time Clock Supercapacitor-Backed, No Battery Required
Input Power 6-24 Volts DC, 2.5 Watts
Mounting DIN Rail or Keyhole Mount
Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.7” x 4.3” x 2.1”, 144mm x 110mm x 54mm
Operating Temp -25C to +60C