Technical Specs and System Requirements




iOS version

Tested with iOS versions  4.3, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1+, 7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2   iOS 8.0 or later IS REQUIRED !  This is an Apple requirement (not DashBoss) for all App submissions since the rollout of iOS 10.  Apple will reject any submissions that support the older iOS/hardware versions.  This affects the HARDWARE requirement listed below since it obsoletes the iPhone 4 and 4s and several of the older iPod touch generations.


iPhone® with ARMv8 or later processor RUNNING iOS 8.0 or later which includes:

  • iPhone® 5
  • iPhone® 5S
  • iPhone® 5c
  • iPhone®6
  • iPhone®6 Plus

iPad® with ARMv8 or later processor RUNNING iOS 8.0 or later which includes:

  • iPad2®
  • New iPad® 3rd Gen (Retina display)
  • iPad Mini® (all generations)
  • iPad® 4th Gen (Lightning connector)
  • iPad® Air
  • iPad® Air 2
  • iPad® Pro 9.7″
  • iPad® Pro 12.9″

iPod touch® with ARMv8 or later processor RUNNING iOS 8.0 or later (due to Apple reqs for the 64bit iPhones and iPads) … which includes:

  • iPod touch® Gen 5
  • iPod touch® Gen 6

**iPod touch® and iPad® WiFi MAY NOT HAVE GPS functions available, however “Location Services” if enabled may be used for approximate positioning.


V2.0-2.1 certified minimum

Table 1. iPhone®/iPod touch®/iPad® Requirements




Operating Temperature
-40 degrees C to 85 degrees C
Storage Temperature
-40 degrees C to 85 degrees C
Operating Humidity
Storage Humidity
Input/Output Analog
Two channels: 0-5 volts MAX
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
USB 2.0 compliant
Vehicle Communication
Controller Area Network (CAN) – 11bit and 29bit compliant, 500 kps, ISO 11898, ISO 15765, SAE J1978, SAE J1979
72 MHz ARM 32 bit RISC microprocessor
Radio USA FCC CFR47 Part 15 C, para 15.247FCC ID: T9J-R41-1
EUROPE EN 300 328-1
EN 300 328-2 2.4GHz
CANADA IC RSS-210 low power comm. device
IC Canada ID: 6514A-RN411
USA FCC CFR47 Part 15 subclass BEUROPE EN 55022 Class B radiated
EN61000-4-2 ESD immunity
EN61000-4-3 radiated field
EN61000-4-6 RF immunity
EN61000-4-8 power magnetic immunity
LISTED B013180
FCC Part 15CE Warning
FCC WarningThe DashBoss Gateway has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These standards are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when these devices are operated in a residential environment. These devices generate, use, and can radiate radio frequency energy and may cause harmful interference to radio communications unless installed in accordance with this User’s Guide. However, there is no guarantee that intereference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is obligated to mitigate the interference at his or her own expense. The user is encouraged to try to correct any interefence by relocating the unit or consulting an expert radio or TV technician. The equipment compies with FCC radiation exposure limit set forth for uncontrolled Environment. Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance will void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Any change to the equipment will void FCC grant.
CE Mark Warning
These are Class B products. In a domestic environment these products may cause radio interference in which case the user will need to consider adequate preventative methods.

Table 2. Gateway Operating Specifications