ASRock Industrial Athena A1 AI Development Kit

  • Product Name: Asrock Athena A1 AI Development Kit
  • Motherboard Form Factor: Not specified
  • CPU: Intel Atom Apollo Lake J3455 processor
  • RAM: Supports LPDDR4 2400MHz 4GB, up to 8GB
  • Expansion: 1 x USB 3.0, 1 x M.2 Key B, 1 x M.2 Key E
  • Other features: 1 x IP camera (2MP, 1080P@30fps, H.264), 1 x Movidius Myriad X (Option), 1 x micro HDMI, 1 x micro SD card slot, 1 x Realtek LAN, 1 x 32GB eMMC, 1 x SIM socket, 1 x Mic-in (Option), 12V DC-in / PoE (PD) with 25.5W
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  • Intel Atom Apollo Lake J3455 processor
  • 1 x IP camera (2MP, 1080P@30fps, H.264)
  • 1 x Movidius Myriad X (Option)
  • Supports LPDDR4 2400MHz 4GB, up to 8GB
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x M.2 Key B, 1 x M.2 Key E
  • 1 x micro HDMI
  • 1 x micro SD card slot
  • 1 x Realtek LAN
  • 1 x 32GB eMMC
  • 1 x SIM socket
  • 1 x Mic-in (Option)
  • 12V DC-in / PoE (PD) with 25.5W

athena A1 Kit Installation Guide



Processor System
– Intel® Atom Apollo Lake J3455 processor
– LPDDR4 2400MHz 4GB, up to 8GB
– by processor
LAN Chipset
– Realtek 8111G
Watch Dog
– 256 Segments, 0, 1, 2, …255sec
Expansion Slot
– 1 x M.2 (Key B, 2242) with PCIe x1 and shared SATA3 for SSD, and USB 3.0 1 x M.2 (Key E, 2230) with PCIe x1 and USB 2.0 for Wi-Fi
– 1 x 32GB eMMC
Rear I/O
– N/A
– 1 x micro HDMI
– N/A
– 1 x RJ-45
– 1 x USB 3.0
– N/A
– N/A
Micro SD card slot
Power Requirements
Input PWR
– 12V DC-in / PoE (PD) with 25.5W
Power Adaptor
– 1 x AC-in 100~240V, DC-out 12V
Operating Temp
– 0℃~50℃
Storage Temp
– -40℃~85℃
– 10%~90%
OS Support
– Linux Ubuntu 16.04
– CE, FCC Class A
IP camera
– 2MP, 1080P @30fps, H.264
– 1 x USB Type A Myriad X (Option)
SIM socket



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