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NanoPi M1 ARM Development Board By FriendlyARM

NanoPi M1 ARM Development Board Review
Written by androidpimp

Product Summary

The NanoPi M1 is an Allwinner H3 based ARM Development board designed released by FriendlyARM, made for hobbyists, makers, and electronic fans. It is only two thirds the size of the Raspberry Pi. It is open source. It works with Ubuntu MATE, Debian and etc.

The NanoPi M1 uses the Allwinner H3 Soc. It integrates Ethernet, IR receiver, video/audio output and supports HDMI and AV OUT. It can be powered via the Micro USB port. In such a small board it still integrates rich interfaces and ports. Besides the popular HDMI, Ethernet, USB-Host, USB-OTG, DVP camera interface and AV OUT (audio and video) it has an onboard Microphone, IR receiver, a serial debug port and a Raspberry Pi compatible 40 pin GPIO pin header.


NanoPi M1 Board Layout



NanoPi M1 Back View


NanoPi M1 Specifications:

  • CPU: Allwinner H3, Quad-core [email protected]
  • GPU: [email protected],Supports OpenGL ES2.0
  • DDR3 RAM: 512MB/1GB
  • Connectivity: 10/100M Ethernet
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack / Via HDMI
  • Microphone: On board microphone
  • IR Receiver: Onboard IR receiver
  • USB Host:Type A, USB 2.0 x 3
  • Micro SD Slot x 1
  • Micro USB: for data transmission and power input, OTG
  • Video Output: HDMI 1.4 1080P, CVBS
  • DVP Camera Interface: 24 pins, 0.5mm pitch FPC seat
  • Debug Serial Port: 4 Pin, 2.54 mm pitch pin header
  • GPIO: 2.54 mm spacing 40 pin, compatible with Raspberry Pi’s GPIO.
  • Other Interfaces:  UART, SPI, I2C, IO
  • User Key: Power LED x 1, Reset x 1
  • PC Size: 64 x 50 mm
  • Power Supply: DC 5V/2A
  • OS/Software: u-boot,Ubuntu MATE,Debian



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