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Orange Pi Plus 2E

By Melissa Lamoreaux / Apr 25, 2018

Orange Pi Plus 2E

Improving on the Plus 2, Shenzhen Xunlong has made some significant changes using feedback from the Armbian community, giving the new Plus 2E much improved I/O bandwidth with 16GB eMMC and three dedicated USB2.0 host ports that, notably, don’t need to share bandwidth. They’ve also amped up the system memory, with 2GB DDR3.

The Plus 2E is versatile with a choice of OSes including Android, Ubuntu, Debian, and the familiar Raspbian. Based on the standard Raspberry Pi layout, all your Hats will fit, but check for pin-to-pin compatibility. Like other models in the open source Orange Pi family, it’s recommended to use a 5V / 2A power supply — exceeding this could lead to a fried board. Beware, it also has a history of difficult setup, making a potentially frustrating experience for beginners.

Specs
Orange Pi Plus 2E Shenzhen Xunlong Software
Type:SBC
Website:orangepi.org/orangepiplus2e
Price:$60
Software:Linux
Input Voltage:5V
Operating Voltage:3.3V
Clock Speed:1.3GHz
Main Processor:32-bit quad-core ARMv7 Allwinner H3
Wi-Fi:Yes
Bluetooth:No
Video:Yes
Ethernet:Yes
I/O Pins (Digital):29
I/O Pins (Analog):0
Memory:2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB flash
Dimensions:5"×4"
Battery Charging:No

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