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Rock2/square bb/start

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Getting start with rock2 square board.


The rock2 square package comes with the following items:

  • rock2 SoM x 1
  • square base board x 1
  • usb to dc power cable x 1
  • sata cable x 1
  • wifi antenna
  • M3 screws x 2

You also need the following items to get the board working.

  • Power adapter, 5V/2A is a must, if you want to connect 2.5 inch SATA disk, 5V/3A is a must
  • HDMI cable to connect to TV or monitor with HDMI input
  • Mouse or keyboard for input

Additional, it will be better if you have the following:

  • 2.5 inch disk, you can have much more storage other than on board storage
  • CR1220 RTC battery, to keep time when you shutdown the device. The device will get the time from network without RTC battery.
  • Wired or wireless network

Install the SoM

The SoM has the CPU, memory and storage on it(which has been pre-installed OS on it). If you haven't setup the SoM on the base board, follow the picture below to install the SoM.

  1. inset the SoM gold finger to the connector with an angle of about 30 degree until the gold finger reach the end of the connector
  2. press the mounting hole of the SoM and use screw to mount it on the base board

like the picture below:

Install som.jpg