In order to use this product safely, please take special note of the following precautions.
Be sure to read all product manuals and related documentation before using this product. Please use this product correctly and safely making sure to follow all usage precautions.
When operating or extending this product in a way not described in the product manuals, please do so safely and on your own responsibility after having fully understood the materials on our web site and any other technical information.
Please do not install this product in a place with a lot of water, moisture, dust or soot. This could cause a fire, product failure or electric shock.
Some parts of this product generate heat and can reach high temperatures. Depending on the surrounding temperature and on how this product is handled, this may cause burns. Please do not touch the electronic components or the surrounding area while the product is powered on or before it has cooled down after being powered off.
When using this product in the development of devices or systems to original specifications, please carry out the design and development after having thoroughly read and fully understood the product manuals and related materials, the technical information offered on our web site and related device data sheets. Also, please carry out full tests beforehand in order to provide and maintain reliability and safety.
This product is not intended for uses that require extremely high reliability and safety in terms of functionality and accuracy (such as medical equipment, traffic control systems, combustion control systems, safety equipment and so on). If this product is used in these kinds of equipment, devices or systems, this company will not be held responsible in any way for any accident resulting in injury or death, fire or damage and so on.
This product uses semiconductor components designed for generic electronics equipment such as office automation equipment, communications equipment, measurement equipment and machine tools. It is possible that a foreign noise or surge may cause this product to malfunction or fail. To ensure there will be no risk to life, the body or property in the event of malfunction or failure, be sure to take all possible measures in regard to device safety design, such as using protection circuits like limit switches or fuse breakers, or system redundancy, and to only use the device after taking measures to ensure sufficient reliability and safety.
Please do not use products with Wireless LAN functionality in places near medical devices such as heart pacemakers and hearing aids, automatic control equipment such as fire alarms and automatic doors, microwave ovens, advanced electronic equipment or televisions and radios, or near "Premises Radio Stations" for "Mobile Body Identification" or "Specified Low Power Radio Stations". The radio waves emitted by this product may cause these types of devices to malfunction.
1.2. Handling Precautions
Please be aware of the following points when handling this product.
- Areas Easily Damaged
The inter-board connectors can be easily damaged. Please be careful not to damage them by handling them with too much force.
- Modifications to this Product
Please take note that any modifications made to this product are not covered under warranty. Also, please ensure to undertake a full operational check of this product before carrying out any modifications or mounting connectors.
- Attaching and Detaching Connectors While Powered On
Apart from the hot-pluggable interfaces (LAN, SD/SDIO and USB), do not under any circumstances attach or detach connectors or cards while power is supplied to this product or peripheral circuits.
- Static Electricity
As CMOS devices are used in this product it can be damaged by static electricity. When opening this product be careful not to do so in low humidity conditions, while also making sure it is done in an environment with anti-static measures established, like using anti-static mats, anti-static measures for workers such as conductive shoes and human body earthing and countermeasures against discharges from equipment. Also, when storing this product avoid using plastic bags and containers that are prone to static electricity and store them in conductive bags and containers or racks and so on.
Excessive noise or a surge from the power supply or input/output, or sharp voltage fluctuations can lead to the CMOS devices incorporated in the board causing a latch-up. Once the latch-up occurs, this situation continues until the power supply is disconnected, and therefore can damage the devices. Measures such as adding a protection circuit to noise-susceptible input/output lines or not sharing the power supply with devices that can be the cause of noise are highly recommended.
- Physical Stress
Please avoid strong physical stress such as drops or other impacts.
- Use Location Restrictions
Using this product close to a TV and radio may cause radio disturbance.
- Radio Wave Related Precautions (2.4GHz band radio)
In the case that any function using radio waves in the 2.4GHz band (such as wireless LAN) affects automatic control electronic equipment such as automatic doors, please stop using it immediately.
- Radio Wave Related Precautions (5GHz band radio)
This wireless device uses the 5GHz band.
- Radio Wave Related Precautions (3G/LTE)
This wireless device performs 3G/LTE wireless communication.
Please do not use the 3G/LTE wireless communication function near implantable medical devices such as cardiac pacemakers or defibrillators (within about 15 cm).
- Operating Temperature Precautions
In case of exceeding Operating Temperature Range the plastic-case ofthis product can be broken or misshapen, please keep using withinoperating temperature range.
This product is designed to dissipate heat while operatingas the following Figure. Do not block 4 spaces under the product andnot put any objects nearby.
1.3. Software Usage Precautions
- About Software Contained in this Product
The source code of the Linux-compatible software preinstalled in the default shipping state of this product is provided as open source, unless otherwise individually specified (including written, electronic data, or oral notification). For redistribution and so on, please do so at your own risk according to the license notice included in each source code file. In addition, the software and documentation contained in this product are provided “AS IS”. The customer is required to assume the responsibility of only using this product after having fully considered and tested its suitability to the intended purpose and use. There is no guarantee of fitness for a particular purpose, reliability, correctness and no guarantee of any outcomes resulting from the use of this product.
Middleware and various other software solutions offered for Armadillo branded products in cooperation with partners and so on is all individually licensed. Please refer to the readme file etc included in each piece of software for the redistribution rights and so on. For other bundled software, please contact the provider.
The following software preinstalled in the default shipping state of this product is not open source software.
1.4. Write Prohibited Regions
The data stored by the i.MX 7 Dual electric fuse (e-Fuse) is used by the software contained in this product. Please do not write to these regions as the product may stop operating correctly. Purposefully writing to these regions voids the product warranty.
As laid out in the Product Warranty Policy which is provided with this product or available on our web site, the main board of this product is covered by a one year replacement warranty from time of purchase. Please note that the other included goods and software are not covered by the warranty.
Product warranty policy http://www.atmark-techno.com/support/warranty-policy
When exporting this product, it is the responsibility of the exporter to follow all export-related laws and regulations of Japan and related foreign countries, and carry out all required procedures.
Our product may not be exported or sold etc. to nations, organizations, corporations or individuals under sanctions or trade suspension by Japan and other related countries.
Our product and related technology may not be used for the purpose of development of weapons of mass destruction, for the purpose of military use or other military related uses, or in devices which have had their production, use, sale or procurement prohibited by national or overseas law or regulations.
Armadillo is a registered trademark of Atmark Techno, Inc. All other company names, product names and related trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ™ and ® marks are omitted.
The SD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC and SDIO logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC.
The following is the certification list for this product.