Edge 2 Kit is a ready-to-run IoT edge computer built around the Edge 2 ARM SBC. Edge 2 Kit has several added capabilities, including a customizable enclosure and two external Wi-Fi antennas for rich wireless connectivity. It also provides a high-performance with a 3.5-inch form factor, six reserved Antenna ports, expandable with mini-PCIe and M.2 modules, and preload Android 11 and Linux container. 

With compact size and various interfaces for expanding dual hard drives, dual network ports, or Hi-Fi music decoding and other functions, it meets the needs of different application scenarios at a lower cost.


Powerful Quad-core ARM Cortex-A55

The IoT edge computer, Edge 2 Kit, comes with Quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 up to 2.0GHz and supports LPDDR4 up to 8GB. High-performance processors handle real-time data processing and analysis.

Durability and Reliability

The customizable powder-coated steel enclosure protects the main board. Durable and reliable designs withstand harsh environmental conditions, such as temperature fluctuations and humidity. In addition to a long life cycle of 10 to 15 years, Mixtile Edge 2 Kit provides industrial-grade options with long and stable operation between -40°C and 85°C.

Network Connectivity Options

Edge 2 Kit features a Gigabit Ethernet port, on-board Wi-Fi 6, dual-mode Bluetooth 5.0, and two 160mm 6dbi 2.4G/5.8G antennas providing the users with a barrier-free network anytime, anywhere. It also comes with M.2 and mini-PCIe interfaces for expanding Cellular, LoRa, and Zigbee modules for a faster IoT network and broader accessibility.

Hardware Customization with Rich Interfaces

Mixtile Edge 2 Kit provides flexible customization needs and hardware capabilities with its reserved CAN, I2C, UART, and three USB 3.0 interfaces. RS-485 interface meets compatibility needs and facilitates the connection of various industrial equipment, embedded systems, and edge AI applications.

Deploy Linux Applications On Android

Software-wise, Mixtile Edge 2 Kit has a preinstalled Android 11 with embedded Linux that delivers a memorable and beyond-expectation experience for developers. You can shorten the development period for your projects.


Versatile Power Options for Optimal Battery Life

Edge 2 Kit supports various power supply methods, such as Type-C PD3.0 power input and SATA power input, which can work well with the extended battery pack or centralized power supply.


Advanced Video Processing Capabilities

With a neural processing unit with performance up to 1 TOPS, a 1080p@60fps H.264/H.265 video encoder, and 4K@60fps H.265/H.264/VP9 video decoder, it is ideal for NVRs and digital signage and commercial display devices.

Superb Multifunction Composite Interfaces

U.2 Extension Socket for SATA or PCIe 2.0, SATA, and Gigabit Ethernet.

Battery Pack Add-on

For remote loT applications, edge computing devices usually require long battery life and better power consumption circuitry. The battery pack add-on has built-in battery management circuits and Li-ion battery compatibility. Mixtile Edge 2 Kit features a 12V SATA and SMBus port that allows the insertion of a 20Ah battery pack lasting up to 12 hours for locations where power may be intermittent.

Router Add-On

Another add-on device is the Router. It has a built-in 4-port gigabit Ethernet switch and 2-bay 2.5-inch hard drive cage to extend Mixtile Edge 2 Kit into a multifunctional network router. With this add-on, Mixtile Edge 2 Kit can support more devices to the Internet via a cable uplink, Wi-Fi uplink, or an LTE uplink. You can also store the data locally with the hard disks installed in the add-on device.

Hi-Fi Add-On

It would help to get this Hi-Fi add-on to make your Mixtile Edge 2 Kit a high-definition streaming player. The built-in 32-bit 768kHz DAC connects the Mixtile Edge 2 via the I2S interface in the U.2 connector, which helps player applications output crystal-like sound via the RCA sockets. The add-on also features a S/PDIF input connector for compatibility with your existing digital players for back compatibility with legacy architecture.


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Various Application Scenarios

By incorporating readily available features with cutting-edge commercial processors, you can achieve the high-level performance, scalability, and interoperability required for your most challenging applications.

Industrial IoT Gateways

Edge 2 Kit can be used as a LoRa gateway. Features rich interfaces, including M.2, mini-PCIe, RS-485, CAN, and UART, etc., Mixtile Edge 2 Kit caters to your industrial control needs. It is an excellent platform for running IoT software systems like ioBroker, Node-RED, and openHAB.

NAS (Network Attached Storage)

The home NAS system built with Edge 2 Kit can act as a home backup device, a media streamer, a mail server, a website-hosting device, a BitTorrent box, or a video surveillance recorder.

Autonomous Vehicles

With leading-edge AI technology, Edge 2 Kit supports high-speed data transfer rates at low power in real time. Real-time AI-based driving decisions can be efficiently handled by Edge 2 Kits in autonomous vehicles with compatible interfacing platforms.

AI & Deep Learning

Computational extensive applications, including facial recognition, object detection, and natural language processing, can be deployed on Edge 2 Kit for efficient processing. Data-intensive mobile applications can be connected to a faster network of neural networks at low power using the ARM SBC Edge 2 Kit.

Router Add-On

Mixtile Edge 2 Kit can expand its device support to the Internet using a Router add-on, allowing connectivity via a cable uplink, Wi-Fi uplink, or an LTE uplink. Furthermore, the add-on device provides for storing data locally by installing hard disks.

IoT Edge Server

With a battery pack and disk expansion, Mixtile Edge 2 Kit can be installed as a maintenance-free server in an unmanned warehouse to monitor and regulate the temperature and humidity of the warehouse and process security data such as access control and cameras. Compared with traditional servers, this solution saves considerable maintenance costs.

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Technical Specifications

Technical Details
  • CPU: Rockchip Quad-core Cortex-A55 SoC Processor RK3568
  • NPU: 1 Tops
  • Memory: 2/4GB LPDDR4 DRAM Memory and 16/32GB eMMC
  • HDMI interface: HDMI2.0 / eDP / MIPI-DSI + TP / MIPI-DSI / MIPI-CSI
  • Video encoder: 1080P@60fps H.264/H.265 video encoder
  • Video decoder: 4K@60fps H.265/H.264/VP9 video decoderStorage expansion:
  • Micro-SD 3.0 Flash Expansion Socket,  M.2 Socket: PCIe 3.0, USB2.0, SIM Socket.
  • Other expansions: Mini-PCIe Socket: USB2.0, I2C, U.2 Extension Socket: SATA or PCIe 2.0, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet.
  • USB: Three USB3.0 ports
  • GPIOs: One RS485 and two TTLDigital I/O, SPDIF, I2C, DMIC
  • Wireless Technology: WiFi 6 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, Support 4G/5G module
  • Power: 12V DC / SATA power socket, Type-C PD3.0 Power input(max 3A @ 20V)
  • Clock: Real-Time Clock with Battery Backup
  • Operating temperature: 0 to +80°C
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Usage and Benefits

Edge 2 Kit is an interface-rich IoT edge computer, with a huge possibility of applications that can be developed with high performance, low power consumption, and at a low cost. It has two external Wi-Fi antennas and reserved space for 6 antennas. Utilizing these antennas it opens up a lot of opportunities for integrating wireless technologies. In this technically advanced era, ARM SBC-based Edge 2 kit provides the much-needed support for the expansion of wireless modules. It makes for an ideal computing unit as especially with its Wi-Fi connectivity features it provides developers an interruption-free network anytime, anywhere.