InGateway502 Cost-effective Compact Programmable Cellular Edge Gateway with Python

InHand Networks SKU: IG502-FQ33-IO-W-G-N-F


High Performance, Cost-effective, Fast Development

The Cellular IoT Edge Gateway, InGateway502, is able to perform local data acquisition using the serial or Ethernet port. And sending data to major IoT platforms like Azure IoT Hub (Microsoft), AWS IoT (Amazon), Thingsboard, and customers’ private MQTT cloud is also possible. InGateway502 performs data acquisition with the following protocols: Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, OPC UA, EtherNet/IP, ISO TCP, PPI, etc.

Powerful Edge Computing, Multiple Industrial Protocols, Python programmable. VPN

Product Highlights

High-Performance Capabilities for Edge Computing

The InGateway502 is equipped with the hardware required for full-scale IoT edge computing, including a high-performance ARM Cortex-A8 processor, 600MHz, high capacity DDR3 RAM up to 512MB and 8GB eMMC Flash, which gives the cellular gateway powerful edge computing capability, providing computing resources for data optimization, real-time response, agile connection, and intelligent analysis on edge nodes.

Edge computing with 256MB Nand Flash, CPU ARM cortex-A8 600MHz, 256MB Ram DDR3

Multiple Industrial Protocols Supported

The InGateway502 could acquire data from PLC or meters via multiple industrial protocols such as Modbus TCP, Modbus RTU, ISO on TCP, etc, and upload these data to the monitoring platform via MQTT.

Modbus TCP EtherNET/IP, Modbus RTU ISO on TCP

Support Major IoT Cloud Platforms

InHand became a partner of Microsoft and Amazon, providing users with multiple industrial cloud solutions. The cellular edge computing gateway supports Microsoft AZURE, Amazon AWS and ThingsBoard cloud platform. At the same time, with the integrated Device Supervisor App, you can collect, process and upload data from PLC to these cloud platforms over multiple industrial protocols.

InGateway902 Industrial Edge Computing Gateway with Azure, AWS IoT Greengrass Qualified

Custom Python Development Platform

The InGateway502 delivers a Python development platform, where users can customize applications according to their business. Meanwhile, InHand Networks offers a software development kit (SDK) and app, which easily invoke interfaces and resources of the system.

Integrated SDK and access system APIs

Remote Centralized Management

InGateway502 is also compatible with InHand Remote Management System. This platform allows to remotely manage & monitor status and parameters of all cellular routers & gateways by InHand Networks

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  • • Remotely manage your distributed InHand cellular gateways
  • • Upgrade firmware and update configuration in batch effectively
  • • Support grouping management and access control
  • • Monitor device status and data usage in real time
  • • Easily track your devices in a map view
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Product Compare

Model IG502 IG902-H
CPU ARM Cortex-A8 ARM Cortex-A8
Flash 8GB eMMC 8GB eMMC
Ethernet port 2*10/100Mbps,1*WAN/LAN+1*LAN 2*10/100/1000Mbps, 2*WAN/LAN
I/O 4*DI and 4*DO 4*digital input Dl
2*dry contact control port
3*digital/pulse output DO
1*digital output DO
Bluetooth ×
Serial Port 1*RS232, 1*RS485 1*RS232, 1*RS485
Dual SIM
Docker ×
Data security OpenVPN, IPSec VPN IPSec VPN,OPENVPN, CA (may autoapply)

Product Detail

InGateway502 appearence


InGateway502 industrial gateway certifications
Network type Model (region) Band
LTE CAT-4 IG501-FQ58 (EMEA, APAC) LTE-FDD Band 1/3/7/20/28A
WCDMA Band 1/8
GSM Band 3/8
LTE CAT-4 IG501-FQ78 (AU, S.America)

LTE-FDD Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/28
LTE-TDD Band 40
UMTS(DC-HSPA+) Band 1/2/5/8

EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz

LTE CAT-1 IG501-FQ33 ( North America)

LTE-FDD Band 2/4/5/12/13/25 

WCDMA Band 2/4/5

None IG501-EN00 ( Global)



IG502 Hardware Specifications
Hardware Platform
CPU ARM Cortex-A8 
Ethernet Port 2*10/100Mbps Ethernet port, 1*WAN + 1*LAN/2*LAN
I/O(Optional) 4*DI, 4*DO
Wi-Fi (Optional) 2.4G (802.11 b/g/n)
Serial Port RS232 *1, RS485*1or RS485 *2, industrial terminal block, ordering guide for details
SIM Card Slot 1.8V/3V, drawer-type slot*2
TF Card Micro SD Supported
Antenna SMA*1
USB USB 2.0*1
Reset Button Pinhole reset button
GPS (Optional) Satellite location GPS, SMA*1
Bluetooth (Optional) BLE 4.0
Mechanical Features
Installation Wall mounting, DIN-rail
Housing Metal housing
Protection Rating IP30
Cooling Fan-less cooling
Weight(g) 420
Power Supply
Power Input DC 12-48V, polarity reverse protection
Standby Power
Working Power
Peak Power
Power Interface Industrial terminal block
Ambient Temperature and Humidity
Ambient Humidity 5 ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -40 ~ 85℃
Working Temperature -20 ~ 70℃
LED PWR, STATUS, WARN, ERR, Signal Strength (3), LTE
EMC Index
Static EN61000-4-2, level 3
Radiation Electric Field EN61000-4-3, level 3
Pulse Electric Field EN61000-4-4, level 3
Surge EN61000-4-5, level 3
Conducted Disturbance EN61000-4-6, level 3
Power Frequency Magnetic Field EN61000-4-8, horizontal / vertical 400A/m (>level 3)
Shockwave Immunity EN61000-4-12, level 3
Physical Features
Shock IEC60068-2-27
Vibration IEC60068-2-6
Free Fall IEC60068-2-32
CE, FCC, PTCRB, UL, C1D2(Class 1 Division 2), Verizon Wireless, AT&T, IC, RCM, NBTC, UKCA, ANATEL
IG502 Software Specifications
Operation System
Operation System Custom Linux
Network Interconnection
Network Access APN, VPDN
Access Authentication CHAP/PAP/MS-CHAP/MS-CHAP V2
Network Type LTE CAT4, LTE CAT1
LAN Protocol ARP, Ethernet
WAN Protocol Static IP, DHCP, PPPoE
Dial On-demand Data / SMS / Call activation, scheduled on/offline
Network Protocols
IP Application ICMP, DNS, TCP/UDP, TCP server, DHCP
IP Routing Static routing
Network Security
Data Security OpenVPN, IPSec VPN
User Level Multi-level user authorization
Link Detection Heartbeat packet detection, auto-redials once disconnected
Dual SIM
Embedded Watchdog Device self-diagnosing, auto-recovers from operation faults
Open Platform
Open Platform Python development platform
Accessible Cloud Platform Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, etc.
Protocol Type
Protocol Type Modbus RTU Master/Slave, Modbus TCP Master/Slave, EtherNet/ IP, ISO on TCP, OPC UA Client/Server, Mitsubishi MC 3C/3E/3C Over TCP, Mitsubishi CPU Port, FINS UDP, HostLink, PPI, DLT645-2007, IEC 104 Server, etc.
Maintenance and Management 
Configuration Method Web
Configuration Backup Supports import & export of configuration files
Upgrade Method
Supports patent upgrade mechanism, local or remote firmware upgrade
Local system logs, remote logs, serial port log output, power-down saving of important logs
Remote Management

InHand Device Manager Platform; HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, SSH, etc.


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