Gateway Hardware Next Steps

This page lists suggested improvements to make on the device hardware that are known at this time.

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Summary List

The following improvements are suggested for the gateway.

  • The gateway station would need some kind of case and mount, a power switch, and maybe even a little screen/keyboard/mouse set that could fold up for when its needed .
  • The Raspberry Pi will only operate up to 50°C, and it is possible that an industrial environment may exceed this temperature (especially since the Pi likes to heat up on its own).
  • Currently the gateway has a tendency to overheat if it's been running for a long time. It is worth investigating a Sleepy Pi or some other method of sending the device to sleep when not in use, and then have hardware interrupts for timing and for the mouse.

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