|Manufacturer||Next Thing Co.|
|Dimensions||62mm x 41mm x 11/15mm|
|Release Date||December 2015|
|Website||Chip Product Page|
|SoC||R8 @ 1Ghz|
|DRAM||512MiB DDR3-800E @ 360MHz, timings: 6-6-6-14 (uboot timings) (K4B4G1646Q-HYK0)|
|Power||DC 5V @ ~1A, 3.7V Li-Ion battery (Not included)|
|Video||Composite with 3.5mm to RCA A/V adapter|
|Audio||3.5mm to RCA A/V adapter|
|Network||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n d/e/h/i Bluetooth v4 (rtl8723bs)|
|USB||1 USB2.0 Host, 1 USB2.0 OTG|
CHIP (C.H.I.P.) was a single-board computer crowdfunded by now-defunct Next Thing Co. (NTC), released as open-source hardware running open-source software. CHIP and related products are discontinued.
On the back of the device, the following is printed:
For an android device, find out the strings as reported under settings.
CHIP has some support in mainline U-Boot and kernel (defconfig and device tree). CHIP's SLC NAND is not supported by Mainline U-Boot.
You can build things for yourself by following our Manual build howto and by choosing from the configurations available below.
Chip is not supported by Sunxi/Legacy U-Boot
Use the CHIP_defconfig build target.
Use the sun5i-r8-chip.dtb device-tree binary.
Tips, Tricks, Caveats
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Shorting out the FEL and GND pins before connecting power will cause the device to boot in FEL mode.
Device specific topic
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Locating the UART
Describe how to find the RX,TX,GND signals here, and mention the UART howto.
Take some pictures of your device, upload them, and add them here. DO NOT UPLOAD PICTURES WHICH YOU PLUCKED OFF THE INTERNET.
- Alpha CHIP
- CHIP Pro
- Chip v2
Also known as
NextThingCo Chip Pro
- C.H.I.P. Single-Board Computer Wiki
- C.H.I.P. (Wikipedia)
- Kickstarter project page
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