LinkSprite pcDuino Lite

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LinkSprite pcDuino Lite
Device front.jpg
Manufacturer Linksprite
Website Product Page
SoC A10 @ 1Ghz
Power DC 5V @ 2A
Video HDMI
Audio  ?
Network 10/100Mbps Ethernet (Manufacturer device)
Storage µSD
USB  ?
Headers  ?

This device is very similar to the LinkSprite pcDuino. The main difference is that it has 512M of RAM instead of 1G.


This section explains how to most easily identify your device. For a development board, explain the name(s) printed on the board. For an android device, find out the strings as reported under settings.

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

Manufacturer Marketing Name

The PCB has the following silkscreened on it:


In android, under Settings->About Tablet, you will find:

  • Model Number: DEVICE
  • Build Number: SOC_BOARD_DEVICE_*.*

Sunxi support


Mainline U-Boot

Using the Linksprite_pcDuino_defconfig build target works with u-boot v2019.01.

Linux Kernel

Mainline kernel

At the time of writing, there is no pcDuino Lite dts in Linux, but when using the sun4i-a10-pcduino.dts device-tree file of the mainline kernel, many peripheral work out of the box.

Status with linux-libre 5.3.1-gnu-1 in Parabola:

  • microSD works: booted with the rootfs on it
  • Ethernet works
  • The two USB host port work: tested with an USB key

Tips, Tricks, Caveats

Add MANUFACTURER DEVICE specific tips, tricks, Caveats and nice to have changes here.

FEL mode

The something button triggers FEL mode.

Locating the UART

LinkSprite pcDuino UART pads

The RX, TX, and GND pins are located near the MENU button as shown in tthe picture. Just attach some leads according to our UART Howto.


Take some pictures of your device, upload them, and add them here. DO NOT UPLOAD PICTURES WHICH YOU PLUCKED OFF THE INTERNET.

Also known as

List rebadged devices here.


  • Find the schematics, vendor images, vendor source code and document the differences with the pcDuino
  • If relevant, send patches in upstream Linux and u-boot to support the pcDuino Lite
  • Complete the missing section in this wiki page

See also