VisionFive 2 8G RAM - Super Early Bird Version

  • Brands StarFive Code: V-VF2-8G-SEB MPN:
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Note: The Super Early Bird version of VisionFive 2 is finished (Stock Finished). Cytron has shipped pre-orders to customers End of December 2022. You can still get the released version here: VisionFive 2 Board. This page is for reference only.

 

Note: This is a PRE-ORDER version of VisionFive 2, with an attractive discount which ended 1st December 2022 (ended). The VisionFive 2 board (or bundle) was delivered End of December 2022. The super early bird version comes with a 10/100 Mbps LAN port and another 1 Gbps LAN port.

 

Note: Due to the distribution region, Cytron can only ship the VisionFive 2 board to ASEAN countries which include: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

 

Note: There are two options to select:

  • VisionFive 2 - 8GB RAM Single Board Computer with WiFi 6 USB Dongle
  • VisionFive 2 - 8GB RAM Single Board Computer

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Note: VisionFive 2 was successfully funded on KICKSTARTER on 22 September 2022.

 

 

 

Meet the VisionFive 2

 VisionFive (Revision 1) is the first single-board computer based on RISC-V Architecture by StarFive. Now, VisionFive 2 is the enhanced version of VisionFive, with higher processing power and a lower price.

 

Check out the unboxing and 1st review of VisionFive 2 by Lander Tee:

 

VisionFive 2 is the world’s first high-performance RISC-V single-board computer (SBC) with an integrated GPU. Compared with its last generation, VisionFive 2 has been fully upgraded with significant improvements in the processor work frequency, multimedia processing capabilities, scalability, etc. Its superior performance and reasonable price make VisionFive 2 the best affordable RISC-V development board ever.

 

Interface

VisionFive 2 Top view

 

 

 

VisionFive 2 Bottom view

 

 

VisionFive 2 is Expandable

VisionFive 2 supports a wide range of peripherals designed for all the other mainstream SBCs, enabling users to complete their DIY projects effectively.

With the rich interface of the VisionFive 2 board, there are plenty of devices that can be connected to it. For example:

  • USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports: USB mouse and keyboard, High-speed USB WiFi dongle, 4G dongle or USB drive.
  • External Audio Speaker via 3.5mm Audio jack.
  • LCD Screen via DSI or HDMI port.
  • Camera module via CSI port.
  • With the Raspberry Pi compatible 40-pin GPIO headers, there are many HAT (Hardware Attached on Top) that can be stacked to get other functionality.

 

Various Storage Type

There are microSD card slot, eMMC socket, and M.2 M-Key for NVMe SSD. So out of the box, it is easy to expand the storage for different applications.

 

Operating Systems

As an open-source development board, VisionFive 2 supports mainstream Linux distributions.

The following is the release plan:

  • Debian will be released in mid-October 2022.
  • Fedora will be released in mid-October 2022.
  • Ubuntu will be released later.
  • openSUSE will be released later.

Linux OS

 

Note: This is the Super Early Bird version of VisionFive 2 single board computer. It comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM, one 10/100Mbps LAN port, and another true Gigabit LAN port. The other specification is the same as the final board.

 

Benchmarking


 

 

Demos and Samples

 

Follow the official documentation to install Debian or Fedora OS, there are also notes on how to run GPIO applications, such as IIC (I2C), UART, and NodeJs applications. Don’t just make it all about work though, install Doom and Quake to sharpen your FPS skills at high frame rates!

Quake 3D

 

Metal Slug Demo, MAME emulator

 

 

Curious to know what it can do? We’ve run OpenGL, Vulkan, and FFMpeg demos simultaneously to show you just how powerful the VisionFive 2 is.

GLMark2 Demo

 

This video shows VisionFive 2 playing videos, 3D rendering, and playing 3D games simultaneously:

Features
  • Super Early Bird Version, one of the LANs is 10/100Mbps and another is 1000Mbps
  • VisionFive 2 with 8GB RAM board
  • Two options:
    • with additional WiFi 6 USB dongle
    • without the WiFi 6 USB dongle

 

VisionFive 2 Specifications:

  • Processor:
    • StarFive JH7110 with RISC-V U74, 64-bit, Quad-core with 2 MB L2 cache and S7 monitor core, supporting RV64GC ISA, running up to 1.5 GHz
    • IMG BXE-4-32 MC1 with work frequency up to 600 MHz (400 MHz by default)
  • Memory:
    • 8GB, 4GB, 2GB of LPDDR4 (up to 2800Mbps), this version of the board is 8GB RAM
  • Storage:
    • MicroSD Card slot
    • eMMC via the eMMC socket
    • M.2 M-Key NVMe 2280 SSD
  • Wireless Connectivity:
    • USB WiFi Dongle
    • Wireless module via M.2 slot
  • Video Output:
    • 1 × 2-lane MIPI DSI display port, supporting up to 1080p@30fps
    • 1 × 4-lane MIPI DSI display port, supporting up to 2K@30fps in both single display and dual display modes
    • 1 × HDMI 2.0, supporting up to 4K@30fps or 2K@60fps
  • Camera:
    • 1x 2-lane MIPI CSI camera port, supporting up to 4K (3840 x 2160) pixels @30fps
  • Encoder/Decoder:
    • Video Decoder supports up to 4K@60fps; Supports multi-stream for H264/H265
    • Video encoder supports up to 1080p@30fps and multi-stream for H265
    • JPEG encoder/decoder
  • Peripherals:
    • 2 x USB 3.0 ports
    • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
    • 40 Pin GPIO Header (28 x GPIO, I2C, I2S, SPI, UART)
    • 2x RJ45 Ethernet Connector
      • For Super Early Bird Version, one of the LANs is 10/100Mbps and another is 1000Mbps
    • 3.5 mm Audio jack (4-pole stereo audio output)
    • M.2 Connector
    • eMMC Socket
    • 2-pin fan header
    • MicroSD card slot for system boot and data storage
    • Reset and Power Button
  • Power Supply:
    • USB-C, 5V DC with PD (Power Delivery), up to 30W
    • 5V header pins via 40-pin GPIO, max 5VDC @ 3A
  • Compliance:
    • RoHS, FCC, CE
  • Dimension:
    • 100mm x 72 mm

 

Packing List
  • 1 x VisionFive 2, 8G RAM with WiFi 6 USB Dongle - Super Early Bird Version (Estimated delivery date: End of December 2022)

 

 

 

 

  • 1 x VisionFive 2, 8G RAM without WiFi Dongle - Super Early Bird Version (Estimated delivery date: End of December 2022)

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