IntelliDesign Hyrax PCP-100

Intellidesign Pty Ltd is an Australian based Electronics ODM (electronics original design & manufacturing organization) specializing in hardware solutions for Industrial, Medical other applications and we present our Hyrax.

IntelliDesign HYRAX PCP-100 Industrial DIN Mount Programmable Communications Platform

  • A Flexible Industrial rated M2M, IoT Router platform designed for applications such as SCADA, ITS(Intelligent Transport Systems) , Remote Data Logging, Telemetry
  • Ideal Bluetooth MAC Address Capture Scanner Platform
  • Built in 3G Module, WiFi & BT
  • Serial & Ethernet Ports
  • Industrial Operating Temperature – 20 - +75
  • Secure Access for SIM & MMC
  • Expansion Interface

Supported Versions

Version/Model Launch Date S/N OpenWrt Version Supported Model Specific Notes
A 2014-06 - Barrier Breaker r41194 -

Hardware Highlights

SoC Ram Flash Network USB MMC Bluetooth Serial JTag
32-bit ARM Cortex-A5 256MiB 256MiB 2 x Wired, WLAN Yes Yes Yes Yes SAM-BA

Manufacturer's site:

Flash Layout

Intellidesign Hyrax Flash Layout
Partitions mtd0 at91bootstrap mtd1 u-boot mtd2 u-boot env mtd3 u-boot env mtd4 spare mtd5 dtb mtd6 kernel mtd7 rootfs
Size 256KiB 512KiB 256KiB 256KiB 256KiB 512KiB 6MiB 248MiB
mountpoint /
filesystem ubifs

Upgrading OpenWrt

If you have already installed OpenWrt and like to reflash for e.g. upgrading to a new OpenWrt version you can upgrade using the mtd command line tool. It is important that you put the firmware image into the ramdisk (/tmp) before you start flashing.

Terminal Upgrade Process

  • Login as root via SSH on
  • Use the following commands to upgrade.

cd /tmp/
tar -xvzf 30062014.tar.gz

Allow the system to reboot

Specific Configuration


The default network configuration is:

Interface Name Description Default configuration
eth0 LAN
wlan0 WiFi



Instruction set: ARM
Vendor: Intellidesign
Bootloader: AT91Bootstrap/U-Boot
CPU @Frq 32-bit ARM Cortex-A5
Flash size: 256 MiB
Flash Chip: Micron MT29F2G08ABBEAHC
RAM size: 256 MiB
RAM Chip: Micron MT47H64M16HR-25
Ethernet 2 x 10/100
Wireless CSR WF111-E for 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n
Modem: Cinterion/Gemalto PH8-P M2M HSPA+ 3G Module
USB: 1 2.0 host & 1 USB console device
SD: 1 Micro SD Card Slot
GPS: Active/Passive antenna
Bluetooth: Bluecore6-ROM module
Serial: 1 x RS232
JTAG: SAM-BA interface via USB serial


Block Diagram


  1. Break into u-boot on the Hyrax unit and enter the following "nand erase 0x0 0x40000".
  2. Connect the USB Micro-AB cable from the Hyrax unit to the development PC.
  3. Reboot the unit.
  4. Start the SAM-BA application and connect to the Hyrax's USB serial port.


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toh/intellidesign/hyrax.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/15 07:25 by will_intelli