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NanoPC-T3 Plus – A Powerful Development Board for IoT Prototyping

NanoPC T3 Plus
Written by androidpimp

The NanoPC-T3 Plus is a small single-board computer/development board designed in China by FriendlyElec company with a purpose to promote the teaching of open source software, DIY / IoT Prototyping.

NanoPC-T3 Plus

The FriendlyElec NanoPC-T3 Plus is a speedy Octa Core Development Board, powered with a speedy Cortex-A53 S5P6818 SoC with a dynamic frequency scaling from 400M up to 1.4GHz. Packed with more interfaces compared to the NanoPC-T2 the NanoPC-T3 SBC. This nice board features a 16G eMMC onboard, audio jack, video input/output interfaces, built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and Gbps Ethernet port. In addition, the NanoPC-T3 Plus has power management, onboard porcelain antenna and serial debug port. To avoid overheat issues the NanoPC-T3 Plus has a heat sink with mounting holes.

The NanoPC-T3 Plus is equipped with two camera interfaces: a DVP camera interface and a MIPI-CSI interface, and four video interfaces: HDMI 1.4A, LVDS, parallel RGB-LCD interface and MIPI-DSI interface. It supports RTC and has RTC interface pins. It has four USB ports with three being type A ports and one being 2.54mm pitch pin-headers.

In the software arena, the NanoPC-T3 Plus supports multiple OS systems, e.g. Android 5.1, Debian and Ubuntu Core+Qt. It is an open source project with rich interfaces and ports. A good choice for professionals and enterprise users that are searching for a board packed with lots of onboard interfaces.

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Hardware Spec

  • SoC: Samsung S5P6818 Octa-Core Cortex-A53, 400M Hz – 1.4G Hz
  • PMU Power Management: Implemented by an MCU, support software power-off, and RTC alarm power-on functions
  • System Memory: 2GB 32bit DDR3 RAM
  • SD Storage: 1 x microSD Card Socket
  • Ethernet: Gbit Ethernet(RTL8211E)
  • WiFi: 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth: 4.0 dual mode
  • Antenna: Porcelain Antenna IPX Interface
  • eMMC: 16GB
  • Video Input: DVP Camera/MIPI-CSI (two camera interfaces)
  • Video Output: HDMI Type-A / LVDS / Parallel RGB-LCD / MIPI-DSI (four video output interfaces)
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack / via HDMI
  • Microphone: onboard Microphone
  • USB Host: 4 x USB 2.0 Host, three type A ports and one 2.54 mm pitch pin-headers
  • MicroUSB: 1 x MicroUSB 2.0 Client, Type A
  • LCD Interface: 0.5mm pitch 45 pin FPC seat, full color RGB 8-8-8
  • HDMI: 1.4A Type A, 1080P
  • DVP Camera: 0.5mm pitch 24 pin FPC seat
  • GPIO: 2.54 mm pitch 30 pin-header
  • I2S/USB: 2.54 mm pitch 14 pin-header
  • Serial Debug Port: 2.54mm pitch 4-pin-header
  • User Key: power, Reset, boot selection
  • LED: 1 x power LED and 1 x system LED
  • Other Resources: CPU’s internal TMU
  • RTC Battery: RTC Battery Seat
  • Heat Sink: 1 x Heat Sink with mounting holes
  • Power: DC 5V/3A
  • PCB: Six Layer
  • Dimension: 100 mm x 64 mm
  • Working Temperature: -40℃ to 80℃
  • OS/Software: uboot, Android and Debian

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