ClockworkPi Gameshell

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ClockworkPi Gameshell
Manufacturer Clockwork Tech LLC
Dimensions 82mm x 135mm x 21mm
Release Date August 2019
Website Device Product Page
SoC A33 R16 @ 1.2Ghz
Power DC 5V @ 2A, 1200mAh 3.7V Li-Ion battery
LCD 320x240 2.7 inch TFT RGB@60fps Screen
Video Mali400 MP2 GPU, micro-HDMI
Audio 3.5mm headphone plug, internal mono speaker
Storage µSD
USB 1 USB Host
Other 17 GPIO Buttons, 1 Charging LED, 1 Power LED , PMIC AXP223
Headers TFT, Battery, Speaker


On the front of the device, the following is printed:

Modular Portable Game Console

The PCB has the following silkscreened on it:


uname -a
Linux clockworkpi  5.7.0-clockworkpi-cpi3-g5c715d2cd-dirty #1 SMP Sun Jul 12 20:21:02 CEST 2020 armv7l GNU/Linux

Sunxi support

Current status

Building and running your own build of u-boot and Linux is currently unsupported. The device seems to be running a custom build of u-boot and Linux version 5.7.0.



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Manual build

You can build things for yourself by following our Manual build howto and by choosing from the configurations available below.


Sunxi/Legacy U-Boot

Use the MANUFACTURER_DEVICE build target.

Mainline U-Boot

Use the MANUFACTURER_DEVICE build target.

Linux Kernel

Sunxi/Legacy Kernel

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Mainline kernel

Use the patches from or

FAMILY-CHIP-DEVICE.dtb device-tree binary. &

FEL mode

The something button triggers FEL mode.

Device specific topic

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Using a serial port

ClockworkPi UART pads

To use the UART, you can use the pins on the side of the board, follow Stuarts's guide or the post on the forum. See UART howto for generic UART instructions.

Device disassembly

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Locating the UART

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Also known as

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See also

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Manufacturer images

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