Firefly EC-R3588SPC Industrial Mini PC Features Powerful RK3588S SoC Optimized for AI Applications

Firefly EC-R3588SPC Industrial Mini PC Features Powerful RK3588S SoC Optimized for AI Applications

Firefly’s EC-R3588SPC is a new industrial mini PC optimized for advanced applications. The EC-R3588SPC mini PC is powered by a new generation of high-end processors from Rockchip – the RK3588S AIoT SoC – equipped with an 8-core Cortex-A76/A55 CPU, an ARM Mali-G610 MP4 quad-core GPU and a built-in AI accelerator NPU providing 6 TOPS.

The mini PC is further equipped with up to 32GB RAM and 128GB eMMC flash, M.2 NVMe or SATA storage, a strong video encoding and decoding capability, and numerous interfaces used for industrial purposes such as RS485 and RS233, CAN Bus, Relay, and digital input. Gigabit Ethernet, fast Ethernet, WiFi 4, Bluetooth 5.0, and 4G LTE are also available for strong network connectivity. Others include 8K-capable HDMI 2.1 and DP1.4 video outputs, USB ports, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The EC-R3588SPC mini PC should be well suited for intelligent retail and smart industrial applications, edge computing, Artificial Intelligence, VR/AR, smart home, and smart security.



  • Rockchip RK3588S octa-core processor with:
    • CPU: 4x Cortex-A76 cores running at up to 2.4 GHz and 4x Cortex-A55 cores running at up to 1.8 GHz
    • GPU: Arm Mali-G610 MP4 quad-core processor with OpenGL ES3.2/OpenCL 2.2/Vulkan1.1 support
    • VPU: 8K@60fps H.265/VP9/AVS2 video decoder, 4K@60fps AV1 decoder, 8K@30fps H.265/H.264 video encoder
    • AI Accelerator: 6 TOPS NPU
  • Super Large System Memory & Storage
    • 4GB, 8GB, 16GB or 32GB LPDDR4/LPDDR4x/LPDDR5
    • 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB eMMC flash
    • 1x MicroSD card port
    • Default M.2 socket for M.2 2242 SATA SSD or NVMe (PCIe 2.0) SSD
  • Multichannel Video & Audio Outputs:
    • HDMI 2.1 port up to 8k@60 or 4k@120
    • DisplayPort 1.4 up to 8k@30 via USB-C port
    • 2x independent displays
    • 3.5mm audio jack
    • Digital audio output via HDMI and DP ports
  • Strong Network Communication:
    • 1x GbE RJ45 port
    • Dual-band WiFi 5.0 and Bluetooth 4.2 BLE with external antenna
    • Optional 4G LTE module with external antenna
  • Power Supply
    • 12V DC input via DC jack
  • Dimensions
    • 96.6 mm x 72 mm x 64 mm
  • Weight
    • 450 grams
  • Temperature Range
    • Operating: -20°C to 60°C
    • Storage: -20°C to 70°C
  • Humidity
    • 40% to 70%
  • Variety of Interfaces
    • M.2 (PCIe 2.0) socket for NVMe SSD
    • Relay/digital input
    • RS485
    • RS232
    • CAN Bus
    • L1/L2 LEDs
    • 1x USB 3.0 Type-A port
    • 1x USB 2.0 Type-A port
    • 1x USB 3.0 OTG Type-C port
  • Various Operating System Support
    • Android 12.0 and Ubuntu Desktop/Server

Relevant resources for customization such as tutorials, development documents, and examples are also provided for further customization.

The product is available for purchase on AliExpress for $330 for the 4GB RAM/32GB flash model, or $427 for 8GB RAM/64GB flash model. Other useful details on the EC-RK3588SPC can be found on the official product page.

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About Emmanuel Odunlade

Hardware Design Engineer | #IoT Consultant |All things #ML | Entrepreneur | Serial Writer | Passionate about Innovation and technology as tools for solving problems in developing countries. Spare time is spent around writing and advocacy for the growth of the Maker/DIY Culture in Africa.

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