Olimex A10-OLinuXino-Lime

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Olimex A10-OLinuXino-Lime
Olimex lime angle.jpeg
Manufacturer Olimex
Dimensions 84mm x 60mm x 20mm
Release Date December 2013
Website Product page
SoC A10 @ 1Ghz
DRAM 512MiB DDR3 @ 480MHz (MEM4G16D3EABG-125)
Power DC 5V @ 1A
Video HDMI (Type A - Full)
Audio HDMI
Network 10/100Mbps Ethernet (Realtek RTL8201CP)
Storage µSD, SATA, 4GB NAND (optional)
USB 2 USB2.0 Host, 1 USB2.0 OTG
Headers UART, LCD/Touchscreen, LiPo Battery, 4 GPIO connectors

The A10 Olinuxino LIME is a low-cost OSHW board that fits in the palm of your hand. This board is produced by Olimex and can be purchased for about 30€.


The board handily reads "A10-OLinuXino-Lime" on the back.

Sunxi support

Current status

Fully supported.

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 A10-OLinuXino-Lime build target.

Upstream/Mainline U-Boot

Use the A10-OLinuXino-Lime build target.

Linux Kernel

Sunxi/Legacy Kernel

Use the a10-olinuxino-lime.fex file.

Upstream/Mainline kernel

Use the sun4i-a10-olinuxino-lime.dtb device-tree binary.

Tips, Tricks, Caveats

FEL mode

The recovery button (right, under the battery connector) triggers FEL mode.

LCD modules

You can attach several Olimex LCD modules to the LCD connector (LCD_CON). You will need a 1.27mm pitch to 2.54mm 40 pin cable though.

Adding a serial port

UART pins

There is a clearly marked 3 pin 2.54mm header which exposes UART0, just attach some leads according to our UART howto.


Also known as

This type of device has no rebadges.

See also