Introducing the Banana Pi M64

Introducing the Banana Pi M64

6th May 2019 0 By Tanna Techbiz LLP

Introduction

  • Banana Pi BPI-M64 is a 64-bit quad-core mini single board computer. It features 2GB of RAM and 8GB eMMC. It also has onboard WiFi and BT. On the ports side, the BPI-M64 has 2 USB A 2.0 ports, 1 USB OTG port, 1 HDMI port, 1 audio jack, and lastly a DC power port. The processor is pin-to-pin comptialbe with R18, so it comes with two versions:M64 and M64-R18.
  • Also being a member of the Banana Pi family, the M64 is a big jump from the octa-core BPI-M3. This is because this Banana Pi BPI is named after its 64-bit SoC. BPI-M4 will be reserved for an upcoming board
    Banana Pi is an open platform device, it is for anyone who wants to play and build with developer technology instead of simply using consumer technology.

Key Features

  • Allwinner A64 1.2 Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex A53 64-Bit Processor.
  • 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • 8G EMMC
  • 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet
  • WiFi (AP6212) & Bluetooth
  • MIPI LCD interface
  • Camera interface

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Hardware

BPI-M64 interface.jpg

Hardware spec

HardWare Specification of Banana pi BPI-M64
CPU Allwinner 64 Bit Quad Core ARM Cortex A53 1.2 GHz CPU
GPU Dual core Mali 400 MP2 GPU
Memory 2GB LPDDR3 (shared with GPU)
Storage MicroSD slot with support for up to 256GB expansion and 8G eMMC flash with support for up to 64GB
Network 10/100/1000 Mbit/s Ethernet + Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0
Video Input(s) A CSI input connector allows for the connection of a designed camera module
Video Output(s) 1080p capable HDMI port and multi-channel audio output (NO H./X.265 capabilities)
Audio Input(s) On board microphone
Audio Output(s) 3.5mm jack and HDMI
USB ports USB 2.0 PORT (x2), USB OTG (x1)
Remote IR Receiver
GPIO 40 Pin Header : GPIO (x28) and Power (+5V, +3.3V and GND). GPIO pins can be used for UART, I2C, SPI or PWM
Switches Reset, Power and U-boot
LED Power Status and 8P8C
Power Source 5 volt @2A via DC Power and/or Micro USB (OTG)
Size & Weight 92x60mm, 48g
OS Android and Linux