Introduction: PcDuino4 Nano

The pcDuino4 Nano is an Allwinner H3 based ARM board. It is only two thirds the size of the Raspberry Pi. It is open source. It works with Ubuntu MATE, Debian and etc. The pcDuino4 Nano uses the Allwinner H3 Soc. It integrates Ethernet, IR receiver, video/audio output and supports HDMI and AVOUT. It can be powered via the MicroUSB port In such a small board it still integrates rich interfaces and ports. Besides the popular HDMI, Ethernet, USB-Host, USB-OTG, DVP camera interface and AVOUT (audio and video) it has an onboard Microphone, IR receiver, a serial debug port and a Raspberry Pi compatible 40 pin GPIO pin header.

Step 1: Specification

SoC – Allwinner H3 quad core Cortex A7 @ 1.2 GHz with an ARM Mali-400MP2 GPU up to 600 MHz

System Memory – 1GB DDR3 SDRAM

Storage – micro SD card slot

Video & Audio Output – HDMI and 3.5mm jack for CVBS (composite + stereo audio)

Connectivity -10/100M Ethernet

USB – 3x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro USB OTG port

Camera – DVP Interface

Expansions – 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible header with UART, SPI, I2C, PWM, GPIOs, etc…

Debugging – 4-pin header for serial console

Misc – Power and reset buttons; 2x LEDs; IR receiver; on-board microphone.

Power Supply – 5V/2A via micro USB port; 4.7V ~ 5.6V via VDD pin on “Raspberry Pi” header.

Dimensions – 64 x 50mm (Orange Pi One dimensions: 69mm × 48mm)

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JJW81 made it! (author)2017-02-22

I have one here that I purchased at Micro Center. I like the design and that it is a cheaper competitor to the Pi, with a couple extra options. Good work on it. For a couple dollars, I ordered a 3 piece Pi heatsink kit from eBay. With the heatsinks installed, it did a kernel recompile without heat issues.

.... so, do you have any designs for a 3D printable case? I would like to find a STL file, rather than spend several hours with a dial caliper and Tinkercad.

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acheide made it! (author)2016-09-14

Is there more?

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wenhui made it! (author)wenhui2016-09-16

what is your mean?

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acheide made it! (author)acheide2016-09-19

Where is the Instructable?

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peabody1929 made it! (author)2016-09-14

When will it be available and what is the price?

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wenhui made it! (author)wenhui2016-09-16

If you are interested in it, feel free to contact me (wenhui.zhang@linksprite.com)

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wenhui made it! (author)wenhui2016-09-16

It is available on September 24. pre-order price is $20.

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