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Spring Festival, Edge2 ARM PC, KFCI, Edge2 I/O, & Software Updates

Updated: Jan 17, 2023



Hello Khadas Community!


We are writing this newsletter to inform you that our Spring Festival Holiday will start on January 19th and end on the 28th. During this time, our responses to your support requests on Khadas Forum will be slower than usual and new orders from Khadas Shop will not be sent out. If you are in urgent need of Khadas' products, orders from Amazon.com or AliExpress.com will still be shipped immediately. What's more, you could also order from our distributors.

 

Shipping of Edge2 ARM PC

You will be delighted to know that we have just finished shipping out all the pre-orders for the first batch of Edge2 ARM PCs.

Unfortunately, the Edge2 ARM PC is now out of stock. However, we can still accept orders for it. The second batch Edge2 ARM PCs will be shipped in March 2023.


 

2022 KFCI: Awards for Our Top 10 Contributors!


The KFCI awards are for forum members who have contributed to building up a community and mutual help. As we venture forward into 2023, our sense of community will continue to be essential to ensure continued success for all in Khadas Community.


See the winners below:


 

Edge2 IO Released

The Khadas Edge2 IO Module is a GPIO break-out board for the Edge2 that expands the functions of Edge2 by connecting to the FPC connector on the underside. It incorporates a UHS-I SD card reader, a dual-channel infrared receiver, USB ports and more!


Features:

  • SD Card Reader (UHS-I)

  • 4-pin, 1.25mm pitch, detachable Crimp Connector (USB HOST)

  • 2-pin, 1.25mm pitch, detachable Crimp Connector (Analog Speaker Output)

  • 2-pin, 1.25mm pitch, detachable Crimp Connector (Analog Microphone Input)

  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack

  • IR Receiver (Dual Channel)

Expand I/O

  • 16-pin, 2.54mm pitch, GPIO Header (CPU: UART, ADC, SPI, I2C; MCU: SWDIO, SWCLK)

  • 10-pin, 2.54mm pitch, Pogo Pads (CPU: I2S, PWM, WPR_KEY; MCU: UART)


 

Software Updates


1. Released VIM4 Ubuntu 22.04 Linux 5.4 V1.4-221229

  • Updated GPU driver to version r37p0

  • Fixed Pipewire's 100% CPU load issue

  • Enabled more kernel modules

  • Added HDMI vesa modes

  • Added Vulkan support

  • Added jpeg gstreamer encoder plugin

  • Added h264/h265 gstreamer encoder plugin


2. Released Edge2 Ubuntu 22.04 Linux 5.10 V1.4-221229

  • Updated the r8152 driver to version 2.16.3

  • Added IMX415 MIPI camera support

  • Updated the es8316 driver

  • Fixed choppy Bluetooth audio issue

  • Fixed WebGL issue

  • Added IMX415 suppor


3. Released VIM1S Ubuntu 22.04 Linux 5.4 V1.4-221229

  • Fixed SPI Dev

  • Updated GPU driver to version r37p0

  • Fixed Pipewire 100% CPU load issue

  • Enabled more kernel modules

  • Added Vulkan support

  • Added OpenCL support

  • Fixed SPI Dev overlay


4. Please note that software maintenance for VIM1 & VIM2 has been discontinued. However, the VIM1 & VIM2 products are not discontinued and to support our OEM customers, we can still accept bulk orders for them.

 

Useful Links

 

Thank you for reading this blog update! As always, please send us all your thoughts and feedback through the Khadas Community Forum!


Warmly,

Khadas Team


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