VIM2 Versatile Amlogic S912 SBC with SPI Flash and

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VIM2 Versatile Amlogic S912 SBC with SPI Flash and

Khadas' VIM2 SBC is a powerful credit-card sized single board computer that comes with a variety of case options. Use it straight out-of-the-box with pre-installed Android 7.1 and the included USB-C to USB-2.0 cable.

Install a wide variety of open source OSes such as Armbian, Arch Linux, or Ubuntu 18.04. Even triple-boot Android, Linux, and LibreELEC with custom eMMC images made by Khadas' vibrant developer community. The powerful 8-core Amlogic A53 SoC at 1.5 GHz makes quick-work of opening applications and performing desktop-like tasks.

Turn the VIM2 into a powerful TV box or home media center by installing a media OS such as LibreELEC, CoreELEC, or Android TV. The powerful Mali T820 GPU provides hardware UHD H.265/VP9 decoding at 60 frames-per-second and HDR10 and HLG HDR video processing for smooth 4K video playback.

Audiophiles and Hi-Fi developers will be delighted to know that the VIM2 can be extended with the Khadas Tone Board for high-fidelity RCA audio output. With Volumio installed, users can play back lossless audio files, such as WAV or DSD256, while controlling an entire listening experience with the Volumio smartphone app.

Features
  • Excellent performance
    • 1.5 GHz 64-bit 8-Core CPU, T820MP3 GPU, up to 3 GB DDR4 and 64 GB eMMC
  • Unlimited connectivity
    • 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi, 5.x Bluetooth®, Gigabit LAN, and a USB Type-C™ 2.0 port
  • Advanced features
    • WOL (Wake On LAN) and RSDB Wi-Fi improves the user experience
  • Maker friendly
    • 40-pin GPIO header, cooling fan slot, a programmable MCU, and Khadas TST
  • Multimedia powerhouse
    • HDMI 2.0a with a powerful VPU for 10-bit 4K H.265/VP9 at 60 fps playback
  • Tiny form factor
    • Thin and light with the dimensions of a credit card
  • Hardware documentation
    • Schematics, drawings, and specifications
  • Beginner's guide
    • Getting Started
  • Available software
    • Operating system images (ROMs)
      • Android 7.1
      • Ubuntu 18.04
      • LibreELEC
      • Dual-Boot
      • U-Boot
      • Third party images (ROMs)
        • Android TV
        • Armbian
        • LibreELEC
        • CoreELEC
        • Volumio
        • Arch Linux
        • Triple-Boot
    • Developer software
      • Fenix - Custom Ubuntu / Debian Build Script
      • Tensorflow
      • Docker
      • Golang
      • MCU Development
Applications
  • Mini-computers
    • Install a desktop OS like Armbian, Arch Linux, or Ubuntu 18.04
  • Nano servers
    • Install a server OS and run web services, a file server, and more
  • TV box/media centers
    • Install a media OS like LibreELEC, CoreELEC, Volumio, or Android TV
  • Digital signage
    • Refresh the content of digital signage remotely with WOL + RTC
  • Development platforms
    • Android 7.1, Docker, build custom Ubuntu/Debian images with Fenix
  • Mining clusters
    • Network VIM2 SBCs to make a cryptocurrency mining cluster

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