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Minnowboard Development PlatformMCM Part #: 83-15687  |  MinnowBoard Part #: 999-0003170

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Minnowboard Development System

The MinnowBoard is an Intel® Atom™ processor based board which introduces Intel® Architecture to the small and low cost embedded market for the developer and maker community. It has exceptional performance, flexibility, openness and standards.

Product Description

What's in the box ?

  • MinnowBoard
  • 5V Power Adaptor
  • 4GB micro SD card preloaded with Angstrom Linux Distribution (Yocto Project Compatible)
  • USB Cable

Getting started

Getting Started:

MinnowBoard Basics - box contents, different components on the board

microSD Card Setup - for information on how to prepare the microSD Card used to boot your MinnowBoard.

Booting Angstrom Embedded Linux Distribution - running Angstrom and accessing the MinnowBoard serial console on Windows/Mac/Linux

Beginner Guides - you are up and running, now what can you do?.

MinnowBoard Google Group - Got any questions? Feel free to ask here

Technical Features
Category Feature Notes
Core Logic Processor Intel® Atom™ E640 (1GHz, 32bit) [datasheet]
EG20T Intel® Platform Controller Hub [datasheet]
Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600
Memory 1 GB DDR2 RAM System Memory
4 MB SPI Flash System Firmware Memory
Video Integrated GMA 600 (EMGD) SDVO to DVI (over HDMI connector)
Audio Analog 1/8 inch jack line Input and Output
I/O 1 – Micro SD SDIO (0)
1 – SATA2 3Gb/sec SATA (0)
2 – USB (host) Ports 0 & 1
1 – USB-B (device) Micro USB-B connector
1 – Serial debug Serial (UART 0) to USB conversion (mini-USB-B port)
10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ-45 connector
8 – Buffered GPIO pins
2 – Experimenter GPIO
controlled LEDs
4 – Experimenter GPIO switches
System Firmware Flash
Programming Header
Compatible with Dedi-Prog Programmer
Board Dimensions 4.2 inches x 4.2 inches
Temperature Range 0 – 70 deg C Contact us for industrial temp range needs
Software All software will be provided in image and Open Source form (with binary elements per IP restrictions)
Operating System Angström Linux Distribution (Yocto Project v1.3 Compatible)
Yocto Project Compatible
Other Software
features as available
Additional Linux Operating System Distribitions are under evaluation
System Boot Firmware UEFI Firmware (Compliant to the UEFI 2.3. Specification with some 2.3.1 features)
MinnowBoard UEFI Open Development Community

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:1 lbs.
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:30 days
Need to Return?
Length:5 in.
Width:5 in.
Height:5 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
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Mfr. Info

MinnowBoard Logo
Mfr. Name:MinnowBoard
Mfr. Part Number:999-0003170