Banana Pi BPI-M2 Ultra

Banana Pi M2 Ultra is a powerful single-board computer by SinoVoip, which features an AllWinner R40 SoC, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. It has a 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible pinout, although some pins seem to differ, for example there seems to be no PWM support, and, unlike boards powered by the AllWinner H3 SoC, it has native SATA support, which will have much better performance than on boards with USB-SATA converters. Other features are wireless connectivity (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0) and DRM support.


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Overview...
  • Board Name -- Banana Pi BPI-M2 Ultra
  • Category -- SBC
  • Model (if known) --
  • Manufacturer -- SinoVoip
  • Official website -- http://www.banana-pi.org/
  • Price (if known) -- $40 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Dated posted -- Jan. 1, 2017 12:00am
System-on-Chip...
  • AllWinner R40
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A7
  • Primary processor word-width -- 32-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.5
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Mali-400 MP2
  • MCU (microcontroller) --
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 2
  • Type -- DDR3
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 8.0
  • Type --
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 1
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 3
  • USB host types -- 2
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth -- 4
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version --
  • Max. HDMI resolution --
  • FPS at max. resolution --
  • HDMI audio support? -- Yes
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- MIPI DSI
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 1
  • Camera interface types -- CSI
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 1
  • Audio connector type -- 3.5mm jack
  • Audio via HDMI? -- Yes
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 1
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 40
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 0
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 1
  • UARTs -- 1
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • IR receiver -- Yes
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- Yes
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) --
  • Lithium battery support -- yes
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- yes
  • Android -- supported
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

– Raspberry Pi compatible pinout
– 3.7V Lithium battery support with built-in charger IC
– Hardware security: Digital Rights Management (DRM), information encryption/decryption, secure boot, secure JTAG and secure efuse
– ID EEPROM interface

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 92
  • Height (mm) -- 60
  • Depth (mm) -- 13
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 3.7
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 1
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 2
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) --
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) --
  • Certifications -- (none listed)
Further information...
[board ID = 126]

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