Banana Pi BPI-M5

The Banana Pi BPI-M5 SBC, based on the 2.0GHz quad-core Amlogic S905X3 SoC, features 4GB RAM, 16G eMMC, microSD, HDMI, 3.5mm audio, GbE LAN, 4x USB3.0, and 40-pin Raspberry Pi style expansion.


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Product overview...
  • Board Name -- Banana Pi BPI-M5
  • Category -- SBC
  • Model --
  • Manufacturer -- SinoVoip
  • Official website -- click here
  • Price -- (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2020-09-16 1:50pm
System-on-Chip...
  • Amlogic S905X3
  • Primary processor type -- Arm Cortex-A55
  • Primary processor word-width -- 64-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 2
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Mali-G31 MP2 GPU
  • MCU (microcontroller) --
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 4
  • Type -- LPDDR4
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 16
  • Type -- eMMC
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces --
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports --
USB ports...
  • USB host ports -- 4
  • USB OTG ports --
  • USB port types -- 3.0
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1000
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) --
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi --
  • Bluetooth --
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- HDMI
  • HDMI version -- 2.0
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 4k
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports --
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) --
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports --
  • Camera interface types --
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 1
  • Audio connector type -- 3.5mm jack
  • Audio via HDMI? -- yes
  • I2S interfaces -- 1
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 1
  • Line inputs --
  • Mic inputs --
  • On-board microphones --
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 28
  • ADC --
  • PWM -- 3
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 1
  • UARTs -- 1
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) --
  • 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 --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Ubuntu 20.04, CoreELEC
  • Android -- Android 9, 10; LineageOS
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

* 40-pin expansion — 28x GPIO, power (5V, 3.3V, GND); GPIO pins usable for UART, I2C, SPI, or PWM (note: it’s not clear whether this connected accepts Raspberry Pi add-on boards)
* microSD slot supports up to 256GB
* eMMC 16GB (standard), expandable to 64GB
* 3x switches — reset, power, U-boot
* 2x LEDs — power, activity
* Power input via USB Type-C connector
* Specs listed here are “preliminary”
* Pricing and availability are “tbd”

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 92
  • Height (mm) -- 60
  • Depth (mm) --
  • Weight (gm) -- 48
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) --
  • Input current, min. (A) --
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 3
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 75
  • Certifications --

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