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Banana Pi BPI W2 Open Source SBC Router / NAS Server

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Banana Pi BPI W2 Introduction

SinoVoIP latest Banana Pi BPI-W2 is the Banana Pi R2 single board computer (SBC) predecessor. This board is a type of cross bread open source router board designed for media, storage, and networking applications, with its Realtek RTD1296 quad core processor combined, 2GB RAM, dual Gigabit Ethernet, dual SATA interfaces, M.2 slots, USB 3.0/2.0 ports, HDMI 2.0a output you can use this board for a wide variety of applications. from setting a PVR station for recording video signals via HDMI input, or setting up a type of home router with a built in NAS unit running under a Linux operating system.

Both Android 6.0 and 7.0 OS are supported, and the company is currently working on images for Centos 64-bit, Debian 9, Raspbian, OpenWRT and Ubuntu MATE 16.04. having said that, The BPI-W2 board can be purchased for price of $93 + shipping on Aliexpress ($100.79 to the US) from SinoVoip Official Aliexpress store (Link posted below).

Buy It from SinoVoip Aliexpress Store


Banana Pi BPI W2 Open Source Router Board | Front view


Banana Pi BPI W2 Open Source Router Board | Rear view

Banana Pi BPI W2 Specs:

  • SoC – Realtek RTD1296 quad core Cortex A53 processor
  • OS – Android,Ubuntu,Debian,Bananian, OpenWrt
  • GPU – Mali-T820 MP3
  • System Memory – 2GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage – 8GB eMMC flash (16, 32 or 64GB), micro SD slot up to 256GB
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0a up to 4K @ 60 Hz, mini DP
  • Video Input – HDMI 2.0 input up to 1080p60
  • Audio I/O – HDMI, mini DP, 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Power Supply – 12V /2A via power barrel connector
  • Dimensions – 148 x 100.5 mm (same as Banana Pi R2 board)
  • Network – WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz / 5GHz (MT6625L) , Bluetooth 4.1
  • Misc – Power, reset and LSADC keys; RTC battery connector; IR receiver; fan header


Additional Expansions & Interfaces:

  • x1 M.2 Key E “PCIe 1.1/SDIO” slot
  • x1 M.2 Key E “PCIe 2.0” slot
  • x1 40-pin “Raspberry Pi” GPIO header
  • x1 Debugging – 3-pin UART connector
  • x2 USB 3.0 host
  • x1 USB 2.0 OTG
  • x1 USB type C interface
  • x1 Mini PCIE interface
  • x2 SATA 3.0 interfaces
  • x1 SIM card slot (requires mPCIe modem)
  • x2 Gigabit Ethernet
  • x1 CSI input for video cameras
  • x1 Debug UART
  • x1 I2S
  • x1 IR
  • x1 Fan Power

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