VIM 3L

Freedom loving, all-in-one, DIY Home Theatre PC

HTPC KIT

USE VIM3L AS A HTPC, STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BOX!
  •  VIM3L HTPC is smaller than a notepad, comes with CoreELEC pre-installed.

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OS FREEDOM

FREEDOM TO CHOOSE YOUR HTPC OPERATING SYSTEM
  • Android 9.0 and CoreELEC will be capable of OTA (over-the-air) updates.

  • CoreELEC (Kodi) is pre-installed on the HTPC Kit, streaming content is not included.

  • Android 9.0 is pre-installed on the bare-board.

HTPC KIT

USE VIM3L AS A HTPC, STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BOX!
  • CoreELEC is a stripped-down OS designed to run Kodi efficiently, content not included.

  • PLEX is a content-streaming app available for Android OS, content local and/or streamed.

  • Content can also be loaded via external storage, or cast from mobile phones via 3rd party apps.

RETRO GAMING

INSTALL A RETRO GAMING OS FOR NOSTALGIC FUN!
  • Install a Console Emulation OS, e.g. Lakka / CoreELEC, into VIM3L to run "retro game ROMs".

  • Most hardware game controllers are supported via USB cable, Bluetooth support is less universal.

  • Many "retro game ROMs" are free online, or their android versions can be downloaded from Google Play.

HIGH CLARITY 4K HDR10+

4K PROCESSING UP TO 75FPS, ULTRA-HD, LIFE-LIKE VIEWING EXPERIENCE
  • Supported on Android 9.0 and CoreELEC (Kodi) only.

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TONE BOARD

VIM3L + TONE BOARD + VOLUMIO = HI-FI AUDIO PLAYER
  • Volumio is a custom-made OS designed for Hi-Fi audio playback (e.g. DSD, FLAC, WAV, etc).

  • Tone Board is equipped with the ESS9038Q2M DAC, capable of decoding DSD256 and PCM384.

  • Android and Linux are also compatible with the Tone Board (XMOS USB Drivers).

SUPER COOL

PASSIVELY COOLED HTPC, OR ACTIVELY COOLED SBC
  • S905D3 is capable of operating in passive cooling mode whilst running Android OS.

  • If booting Linux, or 3rd party distros, adding the 3705 Cooling Fan for active cooling is recommended.

  • Metal Plate can be used with DIY Case and Heat Pad (not included in HTPC Kit) for stronger passive cooling.

MAKER FRIENDLY

ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR DEVELOPERS
  • M2X Extension Board connects via the bottomside M.2 slot, and adds PoE, 4G LTE, and SSD support.

  • TS050 Touchscreen connects via MIPI-DSI and TP, providing a separate non-HDMI 1080P display.

  • Khadas Docs provides developers with continually updated open source documentation.