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Orange Pi Plus2 SET5 Development Kit: Raspberry Pi 3 Alternative

Orange Pi Plus 2 SET5 Review
Written by androidpimp

Product Introduction:

Following the launch of the Orange Pi Plus2 single board computer. Shenzhen Xunlong company released the SET5 kit package containing three main items. The Orange Pi Plus2 board, 5V/2A DC Power Supply Unit and a high quality transparent acrylic case.

The Pi Plus2 Board comes with good hardware specifications and software support, based on the H3 SoC  from Allwinner. Equipped with a Quad core processor running at clock speed up to 1.3GHz, 2GB RAM (Shared with GPU), 16GB EMMC internal Flash, Gigabit Ethernet LAN port, Mali 400MP2 GPU, and on-board SATA 2.0 interface, making it a great Kit for DIY hobbyists, that love open source development or just for users interested in building a low cost NAS Server. The SET5 Package is currently sold at a retail price of $56 (excluding shipping fee) and can be found in Orange Pi official AliExpress store link listed below:

Buy It from Orange Pi Store


Main Highlights:

  1. Storage: 16GB eMMC.
  2. System Memory: 2GB DDR3 RAM.
  3. Built-in SATA 2.0 Interface (With SATA Chip Controller).
  4. All in one Package Containing Main Accessories (Excluding heat-sink).
  5. Allwinner H3 Quad Core Cortex-A7 Processor : Clock Speed up to 1.3 GHz (Peak).
  6. Connectivity: 10/100/1000M Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi.
  7. Software: Android 4.4, Debian, Lubuntu, Raspbian, Ubuntu server, Armbian
  8. HDMI 1.4 : Video Output resolution: 4K @30fps (Maximum).






                                            Orange Pi Plus2 Specifications                                                  

CPUH3 Quad-core Cortex-A7 H.265/HEVC 4K
GPUMali400MP2 GPU @600MHz
Supports OpenGL ES 2.0
Memory (SDRAM)2GB DDR3 (shared with GPU)
On-board Storage
  •  TF card (Max. 64GB) / MMC card slot
  • SATA 2.0 Interface: Capacity up to 2TB
  • 16GB EMMC Flash
On-board Network10/100/1000M Ethernet RJ45
On-board WiFiRealtek RTL8189ETV, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Video Input
  • A CSI input connector Camera:
  • Supports 8-bit YUV422 CMOS sensor interface
  • Supports CCIR656 protocol for NTSC and PAL
  • Supports SM pixel camera sensor
  • Supports video capture solution up to [email protected]
Audio InputMIC
Video Outputs
  • Supports HDMI output with HDCP
  • Supports HDMI CEC
  • Supports HDMI 30 function
  • Integrated CVBS
  • Supports simultaneous output of HDMI and CVBS
Audio Output3.5 mm Jack and HDMI
Power SourceDC input can supply power, but USB OTG input don’t supply power
USB 2.0 PortsThree USB 2.0 HOST, one USB 2.0 OTG
ButtonsPower Button(SW4), Recovery Button(SW3), Uboot Button(SW2)
Low-level peripherals40 Pins Header,compatible with Raspberry Pi B+
GPIO (1×3) pinUART, ground.
LEDPower led & Status led
OtherIR input
Supported OSAndroid, Ubuntu, Debian, Raspberry Pi Image
Interface definition
Product size108 mm × 67 mm



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