Olimex A13-SOM

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Olimex A13-SOM
Olimex a13 som front.jpg
Manufacturer Olimex
Dimensions 61mm x 32mm x 9.8mm
Release Date June 2014
Website Olimex A13 SOM
SoC A13 @ 1Ghz
DRAM 256MiB / 512MiB DDR3 @ 408 MHz
NAND 4GB (optional)
Power DC 5V @ 2A
Network WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (Realtek RTL8188CU)
Storage µSD

Olimex A13-SOM is an A13 based, very small System on Module from the friendly company Olimex. Two versions are available, one with 256 MB and one with 512 MB RAM.


The name "A13-SOM" is printed on left border of the board (side with sdcard slot).

Sunxi support

Current status

Supported by sunxi kernel 3.4 and sunxi U-Boot.

Manual build

  • For building u-boot, use the OLIMEX-A13-SOM target.
  • The .fex file can be found in sunxi-boards as olimex_a13_som.fex

Everything else is the same as the manual build howto.

Mainline U-Boot

No mainline U-Boot support available.

Mainline kernel

Generic A13 support available, but no Device Tree file for the A13-SOM

FEL mode

The UBOOT/HOME button triggers FEL mode.

Adding a serial port

UART connector

The UART Header is easy accessable.

Locating the UART

The UART connector is labeled just connect wires according to UART howto.


Also known as

No rebadged devices.

See also