Grapeboard

The Grapeboard is a Raspberry Pi-compatible single board computer based on the NXP QorIQ LS1012A SoC, featuring 2 Gigabit Ethernet NICs, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and ARM TrustZone technology

Jan. 6, 2018 3:07pm – The Grapeboard SBC from Scalys is based on a 1-core 64-bit NXP/QorIQ LS1012A backed by up to 1GB RAM.

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Board description:

    The Grapeboard is a Raspberry Pi-compatible single board computer based on the NXP QorIQ LS1012A SoC, featuring 2 Gigabit Ethernet NICs, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and ARM TrustZone technology

Overview... System-on-Chip...
  • NXP/QorIQ LS1012A
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A53
  • Primary processor word-width -- 64-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 1
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 0.8
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) --
  • MCU (microcontroller) --
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 1
  • Type -- DDR3L
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 0.1
  • Type -- NOR SPI, 64MB + 8MB
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface ype -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces -- 1
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 1
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 2
  • USB host types -- 3
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 2
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth -- 4.0 LE
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 0
  • HDMI version --
  • Max. HDMI resolution --
  • FPS at max. resolution --
  • HDMI audio support? -- No
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) --
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 0
  • Camera interface types --
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- n/a
  • Audio via HDMI? -- No
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 26
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 1
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 1
  • UARTs -- 2
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • IR receiver -- No
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 -- yes
  • Android --
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

– 64Mb/8MB SPI NOR FLASH for BCD and bootloader (Unbrickable board)
– 512Mb/64MB SPI NOR FLASH for u-boot and linux kernel (user customizable)
– Packet Forwarding Engine
– Integrated security engine (SEC)
– QorIQ© Trust Architecture
– Arm TrustZone
– PCIe 2.0 Interface on M.2 connector*1
– SATA Interface on M.2 connector*1
– WIFI 802.11b/g/[email protected] (RTL8723BU, USB 2.0)
– Bluetooth BLE4.0 (RTL8723BU, USB2 2.0)
– Integrated USB to serial interface connected to UART1 on LS1012a
– power barrel jack
– SMA antenna

(source: grapeboard.com)

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 86
  • Height (mm) -- 56
  • Depth (mm) -- 22
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 4.5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 16
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 0.2
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 1
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) --
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) --
  • Certifications -- (none listed)
Further information...
[board ID = 225]

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