VIM2

v1.4

8-Core Multimedia S912 SBC

In-Stock: Available for immediate shipping.

HIGHLIGHTS

+ Excellent Performance

1.5GHz 64-bit Octa-Core CPU, T820MP3 GPU, and up to 3GB DDR4 & 64GB eMMC.
 

+ Unlimited Connectivity

2x2 MIMO 802.11ac WiFi, 5.x Bluetooth, Gigabit LAN and a USB-C 2.0 port.

 

+ Advanced Features

WOL (Wake On LAN) and RSDB WiFi will improve the user experience and capability.

 

+ Maker Friendly

Equipped with a 40-pin GPIO header, cooling fan slot, a programmable MCU, and Khadas TST.

 

+ Multimedia Powerhouse

HDMI2.0a with a powerful VPU supporting 10-bit 4K H.265/VP9@60fps playback.

 

+ Tiny Form Factor

Thin and light with the dimensions of a credit card.

ADVANCED FEATURES
VIM2 surpasses the competition with these unique specs.

DESCRIPTION

The VIM2 SBC is a powerful credit-card sized single board computer, that comes with variety of case options. Place it inside a colourful DIY Case to make it look at home on your desk or in your living room. Use it straight out-of-the-box with Android 7.1 pre-installed and the included USB-C to USB-2.0 cable

 

Install a wide variety of open source OSes such as Armbian, Arch Linux or Ubuntu 18.04. Even triple-boot Android, Linux, and LibreELEC with custom eMMC images made by Khadas’ vibrant developer community. The powerful 8-core Amlogic A53 SoC at 1.5Ghz makes quick-work of opening applications and performing desktop-like tasks.


Turn your VIM2 into a powerful TV Box or Home Media Center, by installing a media OS like LibreELEC, CoreELEC, or Android TV. The powerful Mali T820 GPU provides hardware UHD H.265/VP9 decoding at 60 frames-per-second, and HDR10 and HLG HDR video processing, for smooth 4K video playback.

 

Audiophiles and Hi-Fi developers will be delighted to know that the VIM2 can be extended with the Khadas Tone Board for high-fidelity RCA audio output. With Volumio installed, you can playback lossless audio files such as WAV or DSD256, whilst controlling your entire listening experience with the Volumio smartphone app.

SUPPORTED ROMS
Run your favourite Android and Linux operating systems.

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SOFTWARE
Execute essential software for developers.

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USE CASES

INTERFACES
VIM2 v1.4 Layout & I/O.

 

SPECIFICATIONS
VIM2 v1.4 technical specifications.

Model

Basic

Pro

Max

SoC

Amlogic S912

1.5 GHz 64Bit Octa Core ARM Cortex-A53

750MHz ARM Mali-T820MP3 GPU

HW UHD H.265/VP9 60fps 10bit video decoder

HDR10 and HLG HDR video processing

STM8S003 with Programmable EEPROM

MCU [1]

16MB

SPI Flash

DDR4

2GB

3GB

3GB

EMMC

16GB

32GB

64GB

Wi-Fi [2]

AP6356S

2X2 MIMO

AP6398S

2X2 MIMO with RSDB [3]

Bluetooth

V4.1

V5.0

LAN

10/100/1000M

WOL [4]

Wake On LAN

IR Receiver

2 Channels

HDMI 2.0a

Type-A Female, up to 4K@60Hz

HDMI CEC

Yes

TF Card

Molex Slot

USB 2.0 Host

x2 (900mA & 500mA Load)

USB Type-C

USB2.0 OTG & DC IN

Wide Input Voltage

5V to 9V Input, 5.0V Recommended

Current Limit Switch

Programmable, 3.0A as default (Up to 4.0A)

RTC & Battery Header

0.8mm Pitch

Cooling Fan Header

4-Pins, 0.8mm Pitch, with PWM Speed Control

40-Pins I/O Header

2.54mm, USB, I2C, I2S, SPDIF, UART, PWM, ADC, ISO7816

FPC Connector

10-Pins, 0.5mm Pitch, with I2C, IOs

Pogo Pads Array

USB, I2C, DVB-Bus, IOs

Pogo Pads MCU

SWIM, UART, ADC, NRST

Pogo Pads for VIN

System Power Input

XPWR Pads

For External Power Button

Buttons

x3 (Power / Function / Reset)

LEDs

Blue LED x1, White LED x1

Mounting Holes

M2 x 4

Board Dimensions

82.0 x 58.0 x 11.5 mm

Board Weight

28.5g

Linux

Mainline Linux (Linux 5.0+)

Bootloader

Mainline U-Boot

Linux Distros

Ubuntu 18.04+ / Armbian

O/S for HTPC

Android TV / LibreELEC

Android

Nougat (7.1)

Google Fuchsia OS

Google's Official ARM64 Platform

Khadas Only

Khadas TST
Fenix Script

Certifications

CE, RoHS

[1] MCU: Power management, EEPROM for customisation, and boot media (SPI Flash or eMMC) setup.

[2] WiFi: All models feature 802.11a/b/g/n/ac.

[3] RSDB: Real Simultaneous Dual Band, lets VIM2 and other devices transmit and receive data over 2 bands simultaneously.

[4] WOL: Power on or wake up VIM2 remotely over LAN through an app or webpage.

[5] Khadas TST: Enter upgrade mode easily, simply press the function key 3 times within 2 seconds.

[6] Fenix Script: One-click script for building Linux distributions.

SEE THE DIFFERENCE

EFFICIENT COOLING

Quiet 3705 Cooling Fan +

New VIM Heatsink +
Smooth Airflow +

PROGRAMMABLE MCU

+ Smart power management

+ EEPROM for customisation

+ Setup default boot media (SPI / eMMC)

KHADAS TST

Always be able to enter upgrade mode easily +

Press function button 3 times in 2 seconds +

Works even when the boot-loader is damaged +
Built by developers, for developers +

AP6398S + RSDB WIFI

+ Transmit and receive on dual-bands simultaneously

+ Faster inter-device communication
+ Bluetooth v5.0

WAKE ON LAN

Power-on / wake-up your VIM2 remotely +

Use a website or app over LAN +

Built-in real time clock (RTC) +

MINI SIZED

+ VIM2 is a credit-card sized computer

+ Fits in the palm of your hand

+ Ideal for robotics and digital signage applications

GOOGLE FUCHSIA

Main ARM64 platform for Google Fuchsia +

Zircon on Khadas VIM2 Board +

REVIEWS
See YouTube reviews of the VIM2!