Quantum Tiny Linux Development Kit – With SoM and Expansion Board
Quantum Tiny Linux Development Kit consists of a core board which is the SoM (System on Module) and an expansion board as the carrier board.
The SoM, Quark-N, is based on Allwinner H3, Quad-core Cortex-A7, and ARM Mali400 MP2 GPU. The carrier board, Atom-N, leads out a row of golden finger pins to realize I/O expansion, expand SPI, I2C, UART, GPIO, and other useful interfaces.
The kit may be the smallest Linux development board on the market which is suitable for scenarios such as a personal server, intelligent voice assistant, and robotic development.
Seeed strives to provide professional manufacturing services and advice to support makers share their ideas with the world, from prototyping, mass production to selling to a global audience. Seeed Studio provided Zhihui with a complete service from PCBA prototyping, customization and consignment services, bring the product from idea to market. Meet this open-source, 35 x 40mm Linux Development Kit with SoM and Expansion Board that runs Ubuntu Core on a quad-core Allwinner H3
Quantum has now been updated with a new version, which adjusts the antenna type for better wireless performance compared to the old one. In addition to this, it also optimizes the PCB layout by moving the fan solder joints to the top. The Uboot and Recovery buttons have also been removed.
About the designer
- Ultra-small (31mmx22mm) and highly integrated Quad-core Cortex-A7 Linux SoM (System on Module)
- Expansion board (40mmx35mm) with rich peripherals and interfaces: Microphone, Gyroscope, Accelerometer,4 x Buttons (GPIO-KEY, Uboot, Recovery, Reset) and a TFT display
- Integrates a complete ARM-Linux system for advanced development
- Ability to design your own baseboard due to the M.2 interface
- Wide range of applications such as a personal server, intelligent voice assistant, and robotic development.
The SoM is called Quark-N, based on Allwinner H3, Quad-core Cortex-A7, and ARM Mali400 MP2 GPU. The 6-layer high-density gold PCB design integrates a complete ARM-Linux system (CPU, DDR, eMMC) in a 2x3cm space. Also, most of the GPIO is led out by the board through the M.2 Key-A golden finger interface to minimize the bottom board design difficulty. You can easily design your own base plate with two-layer boards to realize your interesting ideas.
The carrier board is called Atom-N, and Quark-N is connected to Atom-N through the M.2 interface. Atom-N leads out a row of golden finger pins to realize I/O expansion, expand SPI, I2C, UART, GPIO, and other interfaces to facilitate the completion of your own design. Also, it is equipped with a microphone, MPU6050 motion sensor (accelerometer and gyroscope), onboard 4 buttons (GPIO-KEY, Uboot, Recovery, Reset), IPS display, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connectivity which greatly expands the possibilities with this product.
|CPU||Allwinner H3, Quad-core Cortex-A7 @ 1GHz|
|GPU||ARM Mali400 MP2 GPU|
|Memory||512MB LPDDR3 RAM|
|Interfaces||Ethernet, SPI, I2C, UART, Reusable GPIO, MIC, LINEOUT|
|GPIO||2.0mm pitch 26 pin-header, include USB OTG, USB-Serial, I2C, UART, SPI, I2S, GPIO|
|PCB||6-layer high-density immersion gold design|
|Atom-N Expansion Board|
|Slot||M.2 interface for Quark-N|
|USB||USB 2.0×2 USB Type-C×1|
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n @2.4GHz
Bluetooth: BT V2.1/ BT V3.0/ BT V4.0
|Onboard Peripherals||1 x Microphone
1 x MPU6050 motion sensor (gyroscope + accelerometer)
4 x Buttons (GPIO-KEY, Uboot, Recovery, Reset)
1 x TFT display
|External Storage||Micro-SD card slot|
- Personal website server
- Programming learning such as Python
- Image processing
- Voice assistant
- Smart home hub
1 x Quantum Tiny Linux Development Kit – With SoM and Expansion Board
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Zhihui's Quark-N and Atom-N projects are being cooked up in Seeed’s own production facilities, including parts procurement, pick and place, reflow, testing, and quality inspection. Throughout the journey, Zhihui’s dedicated account manager has been walking him through every step of the process and will continue to provide after-sales service long into the future. Learn more.
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from order viewThe system boots and can get on the wifi. I'm still sorting out some odds and ends with it but it seems like it will do what I need it to.
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