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Firefly ROC-RK3588-RT SBC: Three Ethernet Ports for Enhanced Connectivity

Firefly has released the ROC-RK3588-RT, a single-board computer (SBC) powered by the Rockchip RK3588(J) processor. The SBC is designed for networking applications such as routers and firewalls, and it comes with one 2.5GbE port and two gigabit Ethernet ports. It is available in both commercial and industrial temperature grades.

The Firefly ROC-RK3588-RT is not limited to networking applications, as it also features three video output interfaces (2x HDMI and USB-C DisplayPort), M.2 sockets for a SATA or NVMe SSD, a WiFi 6/Bluetooth 5.2 module, a 6 TOPS NPU embedded in the Rockchip processor, and a non-standard expansion connector with PCIe Gen 3 and other interfaces.

The specifications of the Firefly ROC-RK3588-RT include:

  • SoC: Rockchip RK3588 or Rockchip RK3588J
  • System Memory: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB LPDDR4/LPDDR4x/LPDDR5
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB eMMC flash, M.2 SATA/PCIe 2242 NVMe SSD, MicroSD card slot
  • Video Output: HDMI 2.1 up to 8Kp60, HDMI 2.0 up to 4Kp60, USB-C port for DisplayPort 1.4 up to 8Kp30
  • Networking: 2.5GbE RJ45 ports, 2x gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports, optional WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 via M.2 E-Key 2230 socket
  • USB: 1x USB 3.0 port, 1x USB 2.0 port, 1x USB-C 3.0 OTG port with DisplayPort Alt mode
  • Expansion: M.2 SATA/PCIe 2242 socket for SSD, M.2 E-Key 2230 socket for WiFi and Bluetooth module, 60-pin “BTB” connector with PCIe Gen 3, UART, USB, CAN bus, SARADC, GPIOs
  • Power Supply: 12V DC via 5.5/2.1mm power barrel jack
  • Dimensions: 108.48 x 74.98mm
  • Temperature Range: Commercial (-20°C to +60°C), Industrial (-40°C to 85°C)
  • Humidity: 10% to 90% RH non-condensing

Source: CNX Software – Embedded Systems News.