LinkSprite Acadia

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LinkSprite Acadia is powered by i.MX6 Quad. It can adapt to a variety of harsh environments and applications. i.MX6 is based on the ARM Cortex -A9 highly scalable architecture. LinkSprite Acadia has HDMI interface to output its graphic desktop screen. It could support multi-format 2048*1536 display. It targets specially the fast growing demands from the open source community and industry application. LinkSprite Acadia provides easy-to-use tool chains and is compatible with the popular Arduino ecosystem such as Arduino Shields.



Hardware Specifications

Item Details
CPU Freescale Quad ARM Cortex A9 based solution up to 1.2GHz
GPU OpenGL/ES 2. x 3D accelerator with OpenCL EP support

and OpenVG 1.1 acceleration

Onboard Storage EMMC 8GB Flash, microSD card (TF) slot for up to 128GB

2 x TF card slots

Video Output HDMI 1.4 with HDCP support
OS Ubuntu 12.04

Android 4.4

Arduino extension interface Arduino sockets, same as Arduino UNO

14xGPIO, 2xPWM, 6xADC, 1xUART, 1xSPI, 1xI2C

Network interface Ethernet 10/100/1000Mbps
Audio out 3.5mm analog audio interface
IR IR receiver
SATA SATA Host socket
Camera 1 x MIPI

1 x CSI

Battery Li-Poly Battery Interface
USB 2 x USB host, 1xUSB OTG
Power 5V, 2000mA
Overall Size 4.72″ x 2.56″

Software Specifications

Item Details
OS Ubuntu 12.04

Android 4.4

Language English
API All the arduino shield pins are accessible with the provided API

It consists of API to access the following interfaces:

  • UART
  • ADC
  • PWM
  • GPIO
  • I2C
  • SPI
Programming language support C, C++ with GNU tool chain

Java with standard Android SDK



Arcadia doesn’t work with the HDMI to VGA or DVI cables that doesn’t have external power supply as the HDMI port cannot provide enough current to power it up. Note: Acadia powers from the DC barrel port with center positive (5V/2A). Not from the USB port.