ROCK3 Model A development board based on RK3568 card computer SBC


Part Number:ROCK3

Date:2022/04/25 17:17

ROCK3 Model A development board based on RK3568 card computer SBC

ROCK3 Model A

  • Card computer based on RK3568
  • Equipped with a quad-core 64-bit processor, ARM G52 GPU, NPU, and supports AI frameworks such as OpenGL. Rich, selectable RAM, eMMC flash, and wireless modules available


Rockchip RK3568 Quad Core Cortex-A55 (64-bit SoC @ 2.0GHz)
0.8TOPS computing power
4K 60fps H.265/H.264/VP9 video decoding; 1080P 60fps H.265/H.264 video encoding
2GB, 4GB or 8GB LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM memory
eMMC (optional 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB);
μSD card (μSD card slot, supports up to 128GB μSD card);
M.2 SSD;

The internet
Optional Wireless Module A1 module, support 2.4G WIFI and 4.2 Bluetooth;
Gigabit Ethernet support
USB 2.0 interface × 2; USB 3.0 × 1; USB3.0 OTG × 1 (Switchable Host/Device mode)
40-PIN pin header;
5 × UART;
1 × SPI;
2 × I2C;
6 × PWM;
1 × ADC;
1 × CAN;
6 × GPIO;

HDMI interface (support 4K*2K@60);
2-lane MIPI DSI display interface;
2-lane MIPI CSI camera interface;

3.5mm headphone jack; HD encoding, up to 14-bit/96KHz audio
RTC backup power interface;
PD fast charging source Type C PD2.0, 9V/2A, 12V/2A, 15V/2A, 20V/2A
Qualcomm® QC Quick Charge Source: Support QC 3.0/2.0 power supply, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A
85 × 56mm

RK3568 quad-core processor

  • ROCK3 uses Rockchip's quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A55 22nm process processor
  • Frequency up to 2.0GHz

Integrated GPU, VPU, NPU

  • coprocessor
  • Integrated G52 GPU, supports OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan 1.1 Built-in independent NPU, computing power is 0.8Tops High-performance VPU, supports 4K 60fps H.265/H.264/VP9 video decoding and 1080P 60fps H. 265/H.264 video encoding

Introduction to optional modules

Resource Introduction

  • 1. Power switch button
  • ------ Turn the device on or off, press and hold for 6 seconds to force shutdown
  • 2.3-pin Recovery pin
  • ------FSPI_CLK <-> CND: disable SPI Nor flash
  • ------RECOVERY <-> GND: enter loader mode
  • 3. MIPI DSI display interface
  • 4.M.2 E KEY interface
  • ------Support access to wireless module
  • 5. Power LED indicator
  • 6. User LED indicator
  • 7. Power interface
  • ------Type-C power interface, 9V ~ 21V
  • 8. HDMI interface
  • ------Support 4k@60Hz video output
  • 9. MIPI CSI camera interface
  • 10.3.5 mm standard headphone jack
  • ------Support 24-bit/96KHz audio output
  • 11. PWM fan interface
  • ------Support 5V PWM cooling fan
  • 12. RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet interface
  • 13. Dual USB 3.0 Type-A interface
  • 14. Dual USB 2.0 Type-A interface
  • 15. PoE interface
  • ------ An external PoE module is required to support the PoE function
  • 16. RK3568 SoC
  • ------22nn technology quad-core 64-bit processor
  • 17.MASKROM mode startup method
  • ------ short circuit disable eMMC
  • 18. LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM memory
  • ------Optional 2GB, 4GB or 8GB
  • 19.40-PIN GPIO interface

  • 1. eMMC storage module interface
  • ------Optional 16/32/64/128 GB eMMC modules
  • 2.OTG switch
  • 3. Standard RTC interface
  • 4.M.2 M-KEY interface
  • ------Support access to M.2 NVME SSD
  • 5. Micro SD card interface
  • ------For access to Micro SD card with system to boot ROCK3 Model A

40PIN pin introduction