Open hardware SBC module based on AT91SAM9260 @200MHz with 128MB RAM

Open hardware SBC module based on AT91SAM9260 @200MHz with 128MB RAM


The second installment in the embedded Linux hardware development learning exercise. The board is an updated version of the previous AT91RM9200_SBC. Detailed documentation and resources can be found in the docs and resources folders.

Note: the CPU comes in two variants, 208 pin PQFP and 217 pin BGA. The PFQP version is pin compatible with AT91SAM9XE. The BGA version is compatible with the improved AT91SAM9G20 and has its own board.


  • CPU – AT91SAM9260 processor (ARM926EJ @ 200MHz)
  • RAM – 1Gb SDRAM max ( 3V3 and 1V8 types supported)
  • NVM – AT45DB dataflash for U-boot
  • microSD card slot
  • microUSB client interface
  • USB host breakout
  • RMII interface for Ethernet
  • standard Apollo.IoT expansion header


You can find all necesary information to build or evaluate the module here:

Current status and changelog

  • v1.1.0 sent to factory, expected to be ready for assembly and testing in mid June.

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2 Responses

  • Vadim Radu
    4 March, 2021 at 7:51 am

    if you’re gonna reference my work, at least you should provide direct links and attribution.

    • 4 March, 2021 at 9:31 am

      Sure, could you let me know your source website?

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