ConnectPort X5

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Product Information
Product Name:ConnectPort X5
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Product Description

The ConnectPort X5 is a heavy duty cellular gateway that bridges industrial protocols to IP networks using Python based applications. This page describes the features available on the device, links to python documentation and associated programming samples. This page is not intended to cover device certifications, product availability and data sheets. Please follow this link for such information.

Feature List

The ConnectPort X5 contains the following major features:

  • IP67-compliant enclosure
  • Cellular connectivity (GSM or CDMA)
  • 802.11 B/G wireless
  • Ethernet interface
  • XBee radio connectivity
  • GPS
  • CAN bus interface
  • J1939 industrial protocol
  • J1708 industrial protocol
  • J1587 industrial protocol
  • Integrated power management
  • Accelerometer sensor
  • Temperature sensor
  • Ignition detection
  • Battery voltage detection

Python information

For general Python programming information on the device, check the programmer's guide Digi Python Programmer's Guide.

General IP socket programming on the X5

XBee radio API

GPS interface Sample

CAN bus Sample

J1939 Sample

J1708 Sample

J1587 Sample

Power Control Python API

Remote Power Management Demo

Accelerometer sample

Temperature sensor Sample

Battery Sample

Fleet Management Demo

Demos and Applications

One application to use with the ConnectPort X5 is the DIA.

The DIA is a python framework designed to gather information from multiple sources, provide programmatic control over the information collecting, and present the data either to a software platform such as the Device Cloud or directly to the user through a variety of methods.

Focused code samples can be found in the Code Samples category

Additional annotated programming samples can be found in the ConnectPort X5 User's Guide. See:, select the ConnectPort family, select your ConnectPort X5 variant, and then click on the Documentation link.

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