ASRock Industrial Athena A2 AI Development Kit


  • Product Name: Asrock Industrial Athena A2 AI Development Kit
  • Motherboard Form Factor: 6.5-in x 3.8-in
  • CPU: Intel Apollo Lake J3455 Processor
  • RAM: Supports LPDDR4 2400MHz 4GB, up to 8GB
  • Expansion: 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1, 1 x M.2 Key B, 1 x M.2 Key M, 1 x M.2 Key E
  • Other features: 1 x IP camera (2MP, 1080P@30fps, H.264), 1 x Movidius Myriad X/Keem Bay (Optional), 2 x Realtek Gigabit LAN, 1 x HDMI 1.4b, 1 x micro SD card slot, 1 x 32GB eMMC, 1 x micro SIM socket, TPM 2.0 onboard IC, 12V DC-In/ PoE (PD) with 25.5W (Optional)


  • Intel Apollo Lake J3455 Processor
  • 1 x IP camera (2MP, 1080P@30fps, H.264)
  • 1 x Movidius Myriad X/Keem Bay (Optional)
  • Supports LPDDR4 2400MHz 4GB, up to 8GB
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1, 1 x M.2 Key B, 1 x M.2 Key M, 1 x M.2 Key E
  • 2 x Realtek Gigabit LAN
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4b
  • 1 x micro SD card slot
  • 1 x 32GB eMMC
  • 1 x micro SIM socket
  • TPM 2.0 onboard IC
  • 12V DC-In/ PoE (PD) with 25.5W (Optional


Form Factor
Dimensions 6.5-in x 3.8-in
Processor System
CPU Intel® Atom Apollo Lake J3455 processor
Chipset SoC
Technology Onboard LPDDR4 2400 MHz
Capacity 4 GB, up to 8GB
Controller SoC integrated graphics
Max resolution up to 3840×2160@30Hz
Expansion Slot
M.2 1 x M.2 (Key E, 2230) with PCIe x1 and USB 2.0 for Wireless
SIM Socket 1 x micro SIM Socket connected to M.2 Key B 3042/3052
Controller/ Speed LAN: 1 x Realtek RTL8111G with 10/100/1000 Mbps (PoE (PD) with 25.5W)
LAN: 2 x Realtek RTL8111G with 10/100/1000 Mbps (IP Camera Header)
Connector 1 x RJ-45
Rear I/O
HDMI 1 x HDMI 1.4b
Ethernet 1 x 1 Gigabit LAN, PoE (PD) with 25.5W (Optional)
USB 2 x USB 3.2 (Gen1)
DC Jack 1
others 1 x Micro SD connector
Internal Connector
USB 2 x USB 2.0 header
TPM TPM 2.0 onboard IC
IP CAM interface LAN signal 1×6 header
Power 1×2 header
SATA PWR Output 1 x 4-pin SATA Power
40-pin GP-bus 40 pin General Purpose bus
M.2 1 x M.2 (Key B, 3042/3052) with PCIe x1 and USB 3.2 Gen1, USB 2.0
1 x M.2 (Key M, 2280) with PCIe x2
SATA 1 x SATA3 (6Gb/s)
eMMC Onboard eMMC 32GB
Watchdog Timer
Output From Super I/O to drag RESETCON#
Interval 256 Segments, 0, 1, 2, …255sec
Power Requirements
Input PWR 12V DC-In (DC Jack)
PoE (PD) with 25.5W (LAN Port) (Optional)
Power On AT/ATX Supported
– AT : Directly PWR on as power input ready
– ATX : Press button to PWR on after power input ready
Operating Temp 0ºC ~ 50ºC
Storage Temp -40° C – 85° C
Operating Humidity 10% ~ 90%
Storage Humidity 10% ~ 90%
IP camera 2MP, 1080P @30fps, H.264
Movidius 1 x M.2 (Key M, 2280) Myriad X/Keem Bay (Optional)
Adapter 1 x AC-in 100~240V, DC-out 12V
OS Support Linux Ubuntu 16.04
Accessories 1 x IP Camera Signal Cable
1 x IP Camera Power Cable
1 x SATA Data Cable
1 x SATA Power Cable
1 x Heatsink Fan
8 x Standoffs



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