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Compute Blade


List of Dev revision features

  • Raspberry Pi CM4 support
  • NVMe SSD up to 22110 (2230, 2242, 2260, 2280 supported)
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3at (PoE+) up to 25.5W (30W peak)
  • Raspberry Pi CM4 by PoE 5.1V power supply, which has improved stability under overclocking.
  • USB-A for a flash drive for copying data during setup with UART or YubiKey keys during operation.
  • MicroSD card port
  • UART0 on the front (TX, RX, GND)
  • Additional UART0 with 5v in (or out) next to module port
  • Two digital RGB LEDs
  • Hardware switchable WiFi, BT, and EEPROM write-protection
  • Activity, Power, and SSD LEDs
  • HDMI port for connecting a monitor (up to 4k60)
  • USB-C port and PRIBOOT button to flash the bootloader, access to eMMC/SD card, or tests.
  • TPM 2.0 onboard
  • PWM fan connector for the custom backplane (Fan Units), supports UART communication.
  • Switchable USB input (USB-A or USB-C)
  • Programmable button on the front panel
  • IEEE 802.3at detection (on Raspberry Pi with GPIO pin and additional LED on the blade).
  • Toggleable front LEDs that can be turned off

Version comparison table

Blade Dimensions

  • 42,5mm x 255mm x 17.5mm
  • 1,67” x 10” x 0,69”

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Compute Blade Changelog

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