The following figure describes the ClearFog Base Block Diagram.
Visual features overview
Please see below the features overview of the connector side of the ClearFog Base (A388 SoM assembled).
Print side connector overview of the ClearFog Base.
Cable setup and prerequisites
Here is what you will need to power up the board:
Linux or Windows PC
ClearFog Base with SOM
12V Power adapter (ClearFog Base has wide range input of 9V-32V, it is recommended to use 12V power adapter)
Micro USB to USB for console, the ClearFog Base has an onboard FTDI chip.
IP router or IP switch
The following is a list of industry-standard cables, sorted by type, with the necessary compliance requirements that have been proven to work well with the ClearFog product family (ClearFog Base / Pro).
These examples are the cables which SolidRun uses for testing, and should provide enough information to source products from your preferred cable vendor.
Ethernet cable: Monoprice 24AWG Cat6A 500MHz STP
USB Cable: SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Type A Male to Female Extension Cable in Black
For some SFP modules that work on SolidRun networking hardware platforms, please refer to SFP Modules .
SIM Card Slot
It is possible to utilize a Cellular connection by inserting a SIM card into the SIM card slot. Please observe that a GSM Cellular modem needs to be installed utilizing the mini PCIe connection in order to exploit the cellular connection.
If your ClearFog has dual SIM card slots, an additional cellular modem will need to be installed in the mini PCIe connection in order to utilize the 2nd SIM connection.