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NanoPi R1: OpenWrt Gateway Solution
The NanoPi R1 (“R1”) is an open source board developed by FriendlyElec (FriendlyARM) for makers, hobbyists, fans and etc. The NanoPi R1 has one Gbps Ethernet port and one Fast Ethernet port. It has an onboard 2.4G, Wi-Fi module. Friendliness ported OpenWRT to the R1. With some additional settings, it will work like a router. Its good networking performance and features make it a good platform for various network applications.
The NanoPi R1 offers exceptional hardware specifications, delivering above-average performance specifically tailored for use as a compact router gateway solution. The R1 is powered with a Quad-core Allwinner H3 CPU. It comes with 8GB eMMC, 512MB/1GB RAM, dual LAN Ethernet ports, one for WAN input and a secondary port for LAN, UART interface, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
In the software arena, this product currently supports FriendlyCore (based on UbuntuCore-16.04) as well as OpenWrt software. It can be used as a solution for a wide range of IoT applications, as well for settings a small firewall gateway to block ads using pi-hole software or just for building a compact in size home NAS device solution.
NanoPi R1 | Layout & Interfaces
NanoPi R1 | Package Contents
- CPU: Allwinner H3, Quad-core Cortex-A7 Up to 1.2GHz
- DDR3 RAM: 512MB/1GB
- Storage: NC/8GB eMMC
- 10/100/1000M Ethernet x 1
- 10/100M Ethernet x 1
- WiFi: 802.11b/g/n, with SMA antenna interface
- Bluetooth：4.0 dual mode
- USB Host: Type-A x2
- MicroSD Slot x 1
- MicroUSB: for OTG and power input
- Debug Serial Port: 3Pin 2.54mm pitch pin-header
- UART: 4Pin 2.54mm pitch pin-header
- LED: LED x 3
- KEY: KEY x 1
- PC Size: 50.5 x 60mm
- Power Supply: DC 5V/2A
- Temperature measuring range: -40℃ to 80℃
- OS/Software: U-boot，Ubuntu-Core，OpenWRT
- Weight: 33g(only board)/125g(with metal case & heat sink)
- Dimension: 50.5 x 60mm
Price and Availability
The NanoPi R1 complete kit is currently available at an incredibly attractive price of $45.00. The Kit includes the R1 board, a heat sink, a thermal pad, a Wi-Fi antenna, a second thermal pad, and a Micro-USB power cable. For further information, we invite you to visit the FriendlyElec product link provided below.