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Embedfire LubanCat 4 Card Computer: Rockchip RK3588S Dev Board with Mini PCIe Socket

EmbedFire LubanCat 4 card computer, also known as LubanCat 4, is a feature-packed Rockchip RK3588S Single Board Computer (SBC) launched by Yehuo Electronic. This compact board measuring 85x56mm offers a wide range of functionalities, including Ethernet, USB, mini PCIe, HDMI 2.1, SIM card slot, microSD card holder, and more.

EmbedFire LubanCat 4 Specifications:

  • SoC: Rockchip RK3588S
    • CPU: Octa-core processor with 4x Cortex-A76 cores up to 2.2-2.4 GHz and 4x Cortex-A55 cores up to 1.8 GHz
    • GPU: Arm Mali-G610 GPU with support for OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.2, and Vulkan 1.2
    • VPU: 8Kp60 video decoder and 8Kp30 video encoder
    • AI Accelerator: 6 TOPS NPU
  • System Memory: 4/8/16GB LPDDR4X
  • Storage: Options include no eMMC/32/64/128GB, microSD card socket
  • Video Output: Mini HDMI 2.1, 2x MIPI DSI connectors, USB Type-C interface supporting DP protocol
  • Networking: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port, optional WiFi or cellular mini PCIe module
  • USB Ports: 3x USB 2.0 Type-A interfaces, 1x USB 3.0 Type-A interface, 1x USB 3.0 Type-C interface
  • Expansion: Mini PCIe interface, 40-pin Raspberry Pi-compatible GPIO header
  • Misc: RTC battery connection socket, 5V fan header for cooling
  • Power Supply: 5V/4A DC input via USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 85 x 56 mm

The board supports various operating systems including Android 13, Debian, Ubuntu, and ROS, all available on their GitHub repository. However, there is limited documentation available for the board at the moment.

The EmbedFire LubanCat 4 SBC is available for purchase on AliExpress with prices starting at around $110 for the 4GB RAM version without eMMC. This board offers a Raspberry Pi-sized solution powered by the robust Rockchip RK3588S SoC, making it a compelling choice for developers and enthusiasts looking to explore various projects in the server, Linux, DevOps, and home lab environments.

Source: CNX Software – Embedded Systems News.