Boardcon Delivers a RK3566 SBC for Raspberry Pi 3 B+

By Chad Cox

Production Editor

Embedded Computing Design

May 12, 2023


Boardcon Delivers a RK3566 SBC for Raspberry Pi 3 B+
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Boardcon’s Compact3566 is a single board computer (SBC) developed for IoT devices with identical ports as the e Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. It is powered by Rockchip’s RK3566 Quad-core Cortex-A55 processor including 1.8 GHz with an ARM Mali-G52 2EE GPU.

Within the solution, users will receive four USB ports, M.2 PCIe 2.0 socket for NVMe SSD, and the general 40-pin Raspberry Pi header delivering 4x UART, SPI, I2C, PWM, SPDIF_TX, and GPIO.

Additional Specification:

System Memory

  • 2/4/8GB


  • 8/16/32/64/128GB eMMC flash
  • microSD slot

Video output & Display I/F

  • 1x HDMI 2.0 up to 4Kp60
  • 1x 30-pin MIPI DSI/LVDS display port


  • 1x 3.5mm audio jack
  • 1x differential MIC
  • ES8388 codec

Camera I/F

  • 1x 15-pin MIPI CSI connector


  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.2


  • Via Micro USB port (also used for 5V/2A power)


  • 85 x 56mm


  • 50 grams


  • Recover button
  • 2x LED
  • RTC
  • PoE (requires separate PoE HAT)

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Chad Cox. Production Editor, Embedded Computing Design, has responsibilities that include handling the news cycle, newsletters, social media, and advertising. Chad graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Cultural and Analytical Literature.

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