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Khadas VIM2 MAX TV Box / Dev Board powered by Amlogic S912 now for $99 (Promo)

We have a new TV Box for you, rather a development board called Khadas VIM2 MAX. The Khadas VIM2 MAX development board can be used to build your own Android TV Box with Android OS (Android Marshmallow or Android Nougat) or Librelec or use the dev board to build a mini PC with Ubuntu OS.

Khadas VIM2 Max

In addition to the many features that the development board has, there is a well-known chipset form Amlogic called Amlogic S912 chipset. Khadas VIM2 MAX (with 3GB RAM DDR4 and 64GB eMMC) is now available on Gearbest for $99 + free shipping with coupon code: GBVIM2MAX. Of course there are other versions of Khadas VIM2 available: Khadas VIM2 Pro (with 3GB RAM DDR4 and 32GB eMMC) and Khadas VIM2 Basic (with 2GB RAM DDR4 and 16GB eMMC).

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Khadas VIM2 TV Box / Development Board Specifications (all version):

  • SoC –  Amlogic S912 octa core ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 1.5 GHz with ARM Mali-820MP GPU
  • Memory
    • VIM2 Basic – 2 GB DDR4
    • VIM2 Pro/Max – 3 GB DDR4
  • Storage
    • micro SD card and 2MB SPI flash
    • eMMC Flash – VIM2 Basic: 16GB; VIM2 Pro: 32GB; VIM2 Max: 64GB
  • Video & Audio  Output – HDMI 2.0a up to 4K @ 60 Hz with CEC support
  • Connectivity
    • Basic – Gigabit Ethernet with WoL support, 802.11 b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.1 via Ampak AP6356S module
    • VIM2 Pro/VIM2Max – Gigabit Ethernet with WoL support, 802.11 b/g/n/ac with RSDB and Bluetooth 4.2 via Ampak AP6359SA module
  • USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports supporting 900mA and 500mA loads, 1x USB 2.0 type C port supporting power and data only
  • Expansion header
    • 40-pin 2.54mm pitch header with USB, UART, I2C, ADC, PWM, I2S, SPDIF, and ISO7816
    • 10-pin FPC connector with I2C and IOs
    • 8 “pin” pogo pads array with USB, I2C, DVB bus, and I/Os
  • Misc – Blue LED, white LED, dual channel IR, power/function/reset buttons, header for RTC battery, fan header
  • Power Supply –  5V to 9V via USB type C, 4-pin VIN 1.25mm pitch header, or pogo pads for VIN (5V recommended for better efficiency); programmable current limit switch up to 4A (Set to 3A by default)
  • Dimensions – 82.0 x 57.5 x 11.5 mm (4x M2 mounting holes)

Khadas VIM2

Khadas VIM2 Max TV Box / Dev board Main Features:

  •  MCU: power management, EEPROM for customization, and boot media ( SPI flash or eMMC ) setup
  • All models feature with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • RSDB ( Real Simultaneous Dual Band ), which lets VIM2 and other devices transmit and receive data over two bands at the same time
  • WOL: power on or wake up VIM2 remotely over Lan through APP or web page
  • UEFI: similar with traditional BIOS, UEFI is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware
  • The UEFI for VIM2 is still at the developmental stage and will be released once finalized

If you like to program or want to change the firmware to your preferences then you should be interested Khadas VIM2 Max ($99 with coupon code: GBVIM2MAX). Khadas firmware page here. Documentation can be found here. If you have questions or need help use Khadas Community.