ARTiGO A820

  • High-performance 1.0GHz NXP i.MX 6DualLite ARM Cortex-A9
  • Ultra-sleek fanless IoT gateway system
  • Rich I/O connectivity including COM, Digital I/O, and USB 2.0 ports
  • Dual Ethernet ports
  • Optional high-speed wireless networking modules

Overview

VIA ARTiGO A820 Enterprise IoT Gateway System

The VIA ARTiGO A820 is an ultra-slim fanless enterprise IoT gateway system featuring robust networking connectivity options with dual Ethernet ports as well as optional high-speed wireless networking modules to enable flexible integration with the enterprise network and the cloud.


Hardware

Powered by a 1.0GHz NXP i.MX 6DualLite ARM Cortex-A9 SoC, the VIA ARTiGO A820 features a high-performance 2D/3D graphics and video engine that supports Open® GL ES 2.0 hardware acceleration and comes with an on-board Micro SD card slot, 4GB eMMC Flash memory, and 1GB DDR3 SDRAM.

Measuring just 150mm x 30mm x 125.5mm (W x H x D), the VIA ARTiGO A820 offers a rich array of I/O and display expansion options, including one Mini HDMI port, one RS-232/485 COM port, one DIO port with support for 8-bit GPIO, three USB 2.0 ports, two Ethernet ports, and one miniPCIe slot. Optional Wi-Fi and 3G wireless modules are also available which can be supported through on-board USB pin-headers or the miniPCIe slot.

Software

The ARTiGO A820 features an optimized Linux BSP (Kernel 3.14.28) supporting all key onboard hardware features to speed development, deployment and ease system management. A full set of software customization services that speed up time to market and minimize development costs is also available.

The ARTiGO A820 also includes Watchdog Timer (WDT) support for safeguarding against system crashes.

Applications

Featuring a high-performance SoC, rich network connectivity options, and extensive I/O options the VIA ARTiGO A820 provides the ideal IoT gateway system to manage the connection and control for a wide spectrum of automation applications.

Datasheet

Get the PDF version of the ARTiGO A820 datasheet, or browse the information below:

Model NameARTiGO A820
Processor1.0GHz NXP i.MX 6DualLite ARM Cortex-A9
System Memory1GB DDR3 SDRAM onboard
Storage4GB eMMC Flash memory
Micro SD Card
GraphicsVivante GC880
2 Independent, integrated 3D/2D graphics processing units
Graphics engine support OpenGL® ES 2.0, OpenVG 1.1 hardware acceleration
Support MPEG-2, VC-1 video decoding up to 1080p
LANMicrel KSZ9031RNX Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver with RGMII support
ASIX AX88772 USB 2.0 to 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet Controller
HDMIIntegrated HDMI 1.4 transmitter
USBSMSC USB2514 USB 2.0 High Speed 4-port hub controller
Expansion I/O1 miniPCIe slot
Front Panel I/O1 USB 2.0 port
1 DIO port supports 8 GPIO (4 GPI+4 GPO)
1 COM port for RS232/485 supports 8-wire DTE mode with isolation feature
1 RS232/485 select switch for COM port
1 Reset button
1 Power & Wi-Fi LED
Back Panel I/O1 Mini HDMI port
2 USB 2.0 ports
1 Gigabit Ethernet port
1 10/100Mbps Ethernet port
2 Antenna holes for 3G or Wi-Fi
1 DC-in jack power input connector
Bottom Panel I/O1 miniPCIe slot
1 Micro SD card slot
1 Micro SD/SPI boot switch
Watchdog TimerIntegrated watchdog timer supports two comparison points. Each comparison point can interrupt ARM core, 2nd comparison point capable of generating external interrupts on WDOG line
Power Supply5V DC-in (Typical: 6.7W)
Operating SystemLinux Kernel 3.0.35
Operating Temperature0°C to 50°C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% @ 45°C (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature-10°C ~60°C @ 90% (non-condensing)
Vibration Loading During OperationWith onboard eMMC
5Grms, IEC 60068-2-64, random, 5 ~ 500Hz, 1hr/axis
Shock During OperationWith onboard eMMC
50G, IEC 60068-2-27, half size, 11ms duration
Dimensions150mm (W) x 30mm (H) x 125.5mm (D) (5.91” x 1.18 ” x 4.94”)
Weight0.566kg (1.25lbs)
MountingVESA Mount (100mm x 100mm) (Optional)
Mechanical ConstructionAluminum top cover
Metal chassis housing
ComplianceCE/FCC

Downloads

ARTiGO A820 Documentation

Document
VersionDate
User Manualv1.032016-08-12
Linux
Linux Quick Start Guide BSP v3.0.7v1.002016-05-23
Linux Image Installation Guide EVK v3.0.7v1.002016-04-21

ARTiGO A820 Software Downloads

SoftwareVersionDate
Linux Board Support Package (BSP) (4.3GB)v3.0.72016-05-26
Linux Evaluation Kit (EVK) (307.5MB)v3.0.72016-05-26
Important: By downloading these software packages, you indicate your acceptance of the VIA Software License agreement. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions, do not continue to download the software.
  • U-Boot version: 2014.04
  • Kernel version: 3.14.28
  • Evaluation image: OpenEmbedded-core built with Yocto 1.7 Dizzy
  • Development based on NXP fsl-yocto-3.14.28_1.0.0 (Yocto 1.7 Dizzy)
  • Supports SPI with eMMC or Micro SD boot (default)
  • Supports HDMI
  • Supports HDMI audio output
  • Supports COM 1 (RS232 / RS485), Onboard COM as debug port
  • Supports Gigabit Ethernet (LAN 1)
  • Supports 10/100Mbps Ethernet (LAN 2)
  • Supports VNT9271 USB Wi-Fi dongle
  • Supports EMIO-1541 miniPCIe Wi-Fi module
  • Supports EMIO-2550 miniPCIe Mobile Broadband module
  • Supports Watchdog, GPIO and RTC

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ARTiGO A820 Ordering Information

Part NumberSoCDescription
ATG-A820-3D10A1NXP i.MX 6DualLite Cortex-A9 @ 1.0GHzFanless embedded system with 1.0GHz NXP i.MX 6DualLite Cortex-A9 dual-core SoC, 1GB DDR3 RAM, 4GB EMMC, Mini HDMI, 3 USB 2.0, COM, DIO, Gigabit Ethernet, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, Micro SD Card, miniPCIe, 5V DC-in

Packing List: ARTiGO A820 system, AC-to-DC adapter, COM cable, Power cord (USA type), Rubber feet, Screw pack for miniPCIe card
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ARTiGO A820 Wireless Accessories

Part NumberDescription
00GO27100BU2B0D0VNT9271BU0DB IEEE 802.11 b/g/n USB Wi-Fi dongle
EMIO-1541-00A1VNT9485 IEEE 802.11b/g/n miniPCIe Wi-Fi module with assembly kit and antenna
EMIO-2550-00A13.75G HSPA/UMTS Mobile brodband full size miniPCIe module with GPS and SIM card slot

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