Board Specifications

SoC Marvell Armada 3700LP (88F3720) dual core ARM Cortex A53 processor up to 1.2GHz
System Memory 1 GB DDR3 or optional 2GB DDR3
Storage 1x SATA interface
1x micro SD card slot with footprint for an optional 4GB EMMC
Network Connectivity 1x Topaz Networking Switch
2x GbE Ethernet LAN
1x Ethernet WAN
1x MiniPCIe slot for Wireless/BLE periphereals
USB 1x USB 3.0
1x USB 2.0
1x micro USB port
Expansion 2x 46-pin GPIO headers for accessories and shields with I2C, GPIOs, PWM, UART, SPI, MMC, etc.
Misc Reset button, JTAG interface
Power supply 12V DC jack or 5V via micro USB port
Power consumption Less than 1W thermal dissipation at 1 GHz

Technical Documentation

Document Name Document Version Download
ESPRESSObin Board Layout V5
ESPRESSObin Block Diagram V3
ESPRESSObin Board Schematics V5


Component Version Download Github Link Wiki page
Linaro Toolchain 5.2-2015.11-2 Build From Source - Toolchain
Bootloader U-Boot 2017.03-armada-17.06 Build From Source - Bootloader
Bootloader U-Boot 2017.03-armada-17.10 Build From Source - Bootloader
Bootloader - UART images U-Boot 2017.03-armada-17.10 Bootloader recovery via UART
Bootloader - SATA images U-Boot 2017.03-armada-17.10 Bootloader recovery via SATA
Linux kernel 4.4.8-armada-17.02-espressobin Build From Source - Kernel
Linux kernel 4.4.52-armada-17.10 Build From Source - Kernel
Buildroot 2015.11 Build From Source - Buildroot
Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Creating Ubuntu filesystem
Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Creating Ubuntu filesystem
Yocto Yocto project 2.1 (Krogoth) Build From Source - Yocto
OpenWrt openwrt-dd-17.02 Build From Source - OpenWrt
OpenWrt openwrt-dd-17.06 Build From Source - OpenWrt
OpenWrt openwrt-dd-17.10 Build From Source - OpenWrt
ArchLinux ArchLinux ARM Boot from removable storage - ArchLinux
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