Quadplus SBC uprates ARM Cortex-A9-based board – in distribution

December 18, 2015 // By Graham Prophet
The armStoneA9r2 is an upgraded version of armStone A9 high performance Single Board Computer; the upgrade offers Wifi, eMMC, Bluetooth and a camera interface.

armStoneA9r2 is a compact and powerful Single Board Computer in PicoITX form factor, by F&S Elektronik Systeme (Stuttgart, Germany). Compared to the prior armStoneA9, it comes with eMMC, CAN PHY, additional serial interfaces and WLAN/Bluetooth. The Cortex-A9 CPU by Freescale is available in a QuadPlus, DualLite or Solo version and it is suited for multimedia applications.

The module comes with a high capacity of RAM, Flash and eMMC memory. armStoneA9r2 has communication interfaces including CAN, mPCIe, I²C, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, and camera interface, relevant for medical and industrial fields. It offers 2-channel LVDS and DVI; resistive as well as capacitive touch panels can be connected via I ²C. Available operating systems are Windows Embedded Compact 2013 and Linux (Buildroot or Yocto).

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