Introducing the Banana Pi R2

Introducing the Banana Pi R2

6th May 2019 0 By Tanna Techbiz LLP

Banana Pi R2 Introduction :

  • The Banana Pi R2 is a router based development board, which can run on a variety of open source operating systems including OpenWrt, Android, and Linux. It has 4 Gigabit LAN ports, 1 Gigabit WAN, and 300Mbs wireless N capabilities.

Key Features of Banana Pi R2:

  • MediaTek MT7623N, Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7
  • Mali 450 MP4 GPU
  • Mini PCIE interface.
  • support 2 SATA interface
  • MicroSD slot supports up to 256GB expansion
  • 8G eMMC flash (option 16/32/64G)
  • MIPI display interface support
  • 5 port 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet port
  • (2) USB 3.0 and (1) USB 2.0 otg port
  • 1080P high-definition video playback
  • HDMI port and multi-channel audio output
  • WIFI&Bluetooth 4.1 with 802.11B/G/N onboard

front view

front view from another side


Hardware : 

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Hardware specification:

  Banana Pi R2
CPU MediaTek MT7623N, Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU Mali 450 MP4 GPU
Memory 2G DDR3 SDRAM
Storage Onboard 8GB eMMC Flash, Micro SD-Card slot, Two SATA 2.0 Port
Network 5 x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s Ethernet (MT7530)
WIFI&BT Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4G/5G + Bluetooth BT4.1(MT6625L)
Display(s) HDMI (Type A) output with HDCP 1.4, resolutions up 1920×1200; MIPI Display Serial Interface (DSI) interface(4 data lanes)
Video decoder(s) Multi-format FHD video decoding, including Mpeg1/2, Mpeg4, H.263, H.264, etc. H.264 high-profile 1080p@60fps, HEVC/H.265 1080P@60fps
Audio Output(s) HDMI & I2S
USB port USB 3.0 PORT (x2), USB OTG (x1)
mini PCIE 1 mini pcie interface & 1 pcie pin define interface
Remote IR Receiver (x1)
GPIO 40 Pin Header : GPIO (x28) and Power (+5V, +3.3V and GND). Some of I/O Pin can be used for specific functions as UART, I2C, SPI or PWM
Switches Reset button, Power button, U-boot button
LED Power Status and 8P8C
Power Source 5 volt @2A via DC Power and/or Micro USB (OTG)
Size & Weight 148 mm × 100.5mm 100g
OS OpenWRT, Debian, Ubuntu, Raspbian and others OS

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