EC312 Series Basic Edge Computer for Industrial edge applications

InHand Networks SKU: EC312-B-FQ53



The EC312 series edge computer is designed for users developing lightweight edge applications. It has a rich interface, which can be extended to a variety of features such as CAN, analog input, RS-232/485, etc. Built-in Linux system provides long-term support to meet the needs of industrial automation. Supports security features such as Secure Boot and TPM to ensure software and data security. InHand DeviceSupervisor™ Agent service can be built-in to easily realize data acquisition, processing and cloud, and support DeviceLive cloud management.

Vehicle tracker T310 overview

Multiple interfaces to meet multiple scenes

The EC312 offers diverse interfaces to cater to various scenarios, including standard 2*10/100Mbps Ethernet, 1*RS232/RS485 combined with 1*RS485, and 1*USB 2.0. It also supports Wi-Fi, BLE, GPS, and TPM functionalities. For interface expansion, it accommodates up to 2RS232/RS485/AI/CAN along with 1 LORA, while for I/O expansion, it supports up to 4 x DI and 4 x DO.

Multiple Interface for Network

InHand Device Supervisor™ Agent service

The EC312 features the built-in InHand Device Supervisor™ Agent service, simplifying configuration and eliminating the need for programming when uploading data to the cloud. It seamlessly supports mainstream industrial protocols like Modbus RTU/TCP/ASCII, OPC UA, and ISO on TCP. Additionally, it offers compatibility with major public cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Alibaba, as well as seamless integration with mainstream IoT cloud platforms, providing users with diverse IoT cloud solutions.

Real-Time Vehicle Monitoring

Fully Industrial-grade Design,ready for harsh industrial environments

TThe device is engineered with a highly reliable design specifically for harsh industrial environments. It meets EMC3 standards and operates efficiently across a wide temperature range from -20 to 70℃, while supporting a wide voltage power supply of + 9 to 48VDC. Furthermore, it includes power failure protection, ensuring that the system automatically shuts down safely in the event of abnormal failures, guaranteeing worry-free operation.

WAN and Dual SIM 4G LTE backup link

Distribution Linux system

The distribution Linux system enhances convenience for secondary development. It utilizes InHand IEOS, based on Debian OS, to offer a flexible and diverse secondary development environment. Users can freely program in various high-level languages, facilitating smooth and adaptable customization.

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Uninterrupted Internet access from anywhere

The EC312 offers multiple network access options for reliable data transmission: It supports global 5G/4G cellular networks, drawing on InHand's 20 years of experience in cellular network communication to ensure high-availability internet access, even in locations without wired networks. Additionally, it supports Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, with the ability to mutually back up wired, cellular, and Wi-Fi networks, along with support for dual SIM cards. This redundant design of WAN links ensures uninterrupted and reliable internet access.

Power-Saving GPS tracking

InHand DeviceLive Cloud services streamline batch deployment and maintenance

They offer cloud-based parameter configuration, container management, application, and firmware management, simplifying the setup and maintenance process. Cloud-based status monitoring allows users to easily check online status, signal strength, traffic consumption, and other key information at a glance. Additionally, they provide safe and reliable remote access services for PLCs and other user equipment, enabling remote monitoring and management with peace of mind.

IoT Cloud Services Supported

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Edge Computer
Model EC942 EC954 EC312
CPU Quad-core Cortex-A55@2.0GHz Quad-core Cortex-A55@2.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53@1.4GHz
GPU None Mali G52 2EE None
NPU None 1.0 TOPS, extend 8-26 TOPS AI card None
Serial Ports 1*RS232, 2*RS485 1*RS232
EtherNet Port 2*10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port 4*10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port 2*10/100Mbps Ethernet port
Serial Port 2*RS-232/485/422, DB9 4*RS-232/485/422+4*RS485,RJ45 2x RS-232/RS-485
CAN (Optional) CAN 2.0A/B 2*CAN 2.0A/B 2*CAN FD
SIM Card 2*MicroSIM 2*Standard SIM Nano SIM*2
Dimensions 47.3*162.7*148.3mm 200*120*48.6 mm 145x106x36mm

Product Detail

VT310'S front pannel

Packaging List



VT310 certifications
Model Cellular Type &Frequency Band: Memory FLASH Ethernet Port Serial Port WiFi/GPS/CAN/TPM
EC312-B-FQ53 EMEA CAT1 FDD:B1/B3/B7/B8/B20/B28
1GB 8 GB 2*100Mbps 1*RS232/RS485+RS485 NO
1GB 8 GB 2*100Mbps 1*RS232/RS485+1*RS485 YES
EC312-B-FQ33 FDD:B2/B4/B5/B12/B13/B25/B26
1GB 8 GB 2*100Mbps 1*RS232/485 +1*RS485 NO
EC312-H-FQ33 North America CAT1
1 GB 8 GB 2*100Mbps 1*RS232/485 +1*RS485 YES
EC312-B-FQ73 Australia & Latin America CAT1
FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B28/B66
TDD: B38/B40/B41 GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
1 GB 8 GB 2*100Mbps 1*RS232/485 +1*RS485 NO
EC312-H-FQ73 Australia & Latin America CAT1
FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B28/B66
TDD: B38/B40/B41 GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
1 GB 8 GB 2*100Mbps 1*RS232/485 +1*RS485 YES

EC312 Hardware Specifications
Item EC312
Hardware Platform
CPU ARM Cortex-A53@1.4GHz
EtherNet Port 2x 10/100Mbps Ethernet port
Serial Port 1x RS-232/485+1x RS-485, isolation
USB USB 2.0,1x Type A
SIM Card Nano SIM x2
Antenna Connector LTE:SMA x1, Wi-Fi:SMA x1, GPS:SMA x1, LoRa:SMA x1 Note: North America models: 2 x SMA 4G antenna connectors.
Bluetooth (Optional) BLE 4.2
GPS(Optional) Satellite location GPS, SMA x1
Button Pinhole reset button x1;Programmable button x1
TF card MicroSD support, up to 32GB expansion
Interface extension (Optional, See order list) Up to 2x RS-232/RS-485/4-20mA/CAN FD, isolation Up to 4x DI+4 x DO, isolation
TPM (Optional) Integrated TPM chip, TPM v2.0
RTC Support (button battery backup)
Hardware watchdog watchdog Support
Power Supply
Power Input 9-48V DC
Power failure protection Hold for 20 seconds after power failure (safe shutdown)
Power Consumption 6W(MAX)
Power failure alarm Power failure alarms when power failure happens
Mechanical characteristics


Dimensions 145x106x36mm
Housing Metal + Plastic
Weight 339g
Protection Rating IP30
Cooling Fanless
Ambient Temperature And Humidity
Storage Temperature

Temperature -40 ~ 85℃

Ambient humidity 5~ 95% (non- condensing)
Operation temperature -20~ 70℃
EC312 Software Specifications
Operation System Debian 11,Kernel 5.10.168
Network Type 5G SA/NSA(Only China),LTE CAT 6(Only North America ) , LTE CAT 1
Access Authentication APN, VPDN
LAN Protocol ARP, Ethernet
WAN Protocol Static IP, DHCP
Network Protocol
IP Application ICMP, DNS, TCP/UDP, TCP Server, DHCP
IP Routing Static routing
Multilevel user Multi-level management rights
Data security Firewall/Secure Boot, TrustZone
Link Detection Sends heartbeat packets to detect, auto redials when disconnected
Dual SIM Failover Supports dual SIM failover
Embedded Watchdog Device runs self-detection, auto recovers from malfunctions
Open Platform
Development environment Multi-programming language development platform
Cloud platform AWS, Azure, Ali and other cloud platforms
Data Acquisition Protocol(*DSA)
Industrial Protocol Modbus RTU Master/Slave, Modbus TCP Master/Slave, EtherNet/IP, ISO on TCP, OPC UA Client/Server, Mitsubishi MC 3C/3E/3C OverTCP, Mitsubishi CPU Port, FINSUDP, HostLink, PPI
Electricity Protocol DLT645-2007, IEC101/104, DNP3.0
Other Protocol BACnet, CNC
Network Management
Configuration Web,SSH
Upgrade Web,FOTA,DFOTA
Log Support local system logs, remote logs, and important log power-off preservation
Configuration backup Import and export configuration files
Remote management InHand DeviceLive or HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, etc/td>
DeviceLive Cloud Supports cloud-based parameter configuration, container management, application and firmware management

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