$149 BEAGLEV IS A POWERFUL AND OPEN-HARDWARE RISC-V LINUX SBC

Two reliable parties, BeagleBoard.org foundation, and Seeed Studio have partnered with a leading RISC-V solutions provider, StarFive, to design the most affordable Linux-capable RISC-V SBC called BeagleV. So now, you don’t have to spend several hundred dollars, or even over a thousand dollars to have a complete system that runs Linux on RISC-V hardware.

The $149 BeagleV is a perfect edge computing device with powerful AI performance. The board is equipped with RISC-V U74 dual-core with 2MB L2 cache @ 1.0GHz with 8GB of LPDDR memory, ISP/NNE, PCle 3.0, GbE, and dedicated hardware encoder/decoder supporting H.264 [email protected] The processor offers rich and powerful AI features including the Vision DSP Tensilica-VP6 for computing vision,  NVDLA engine, and the neural network engine.

Features And Specifications:

  • SiFive U74 RISC-V Dual core processor running at 1.5GHz and with 2MB L2 cache
  • Highly integrated Vision DSP Tensilica-VP6 for computing vision
  • NVDLA Engine (configuration 2048 MACs running at 800MHz – 3.5 TOPS)
  • Neural Network Engine (1024 MACs running at 500MHz – 1 TOPS)
  • 8GB LPDDR4 (2x 4GB LPDDR4 SDRAM)
  • 1x MicroSD card slot (operating system and data storage)
  • 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi 4
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Video Decoder/Encoder (H264/H265) up to 1 channel [email protected] or 8 channel [email protected]
  • Dual channels of ISP with each supporting up to [email protected]
  • Audio Processing DSP and sub-system
  • 2x MIPI-CSI
  • 1x MIPI-DSI up to 4Kp30
  • 1x HDMI support up to [email protected]
  • MIPI-CSI TX support for video output after ISP and AI processing
  • JPEG Encoder/Decoder
  • 4x USB 3.0 ports
  • 1x GbE port
  • 1x 3.5mm Audio jack
  • 40-pin GPIO header (28 x GPIO, I2C, I2S, SPI, UART)
  • TRNG and OTP support
  • DMAC and QSPI support
  • 1x Reset button
  • 1x Power button, and,
  • [email protected] power supply with USB Type-C

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