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    Overview

    Gizmo 2 is the second generation open source x86 development board presented by GizmoSphere. Gizmo 2 provides the power of a high performance computer and the I/O capabilities of a microcontroller through the use of an AMD Embedded G-Series System-on-Chip (SOC). The board includes the AMD GX-210HA dual-core processor, combined on a single die with AMD Radeon HD 8210E discrete-class graphics, providing 85 GFLOPS performance while drawing only 9 watts TDP..

    Gizmo 2 is among the highest performing Open Source x86 development boards available, providing a wealth of leading features and capabilities including an HDMI dedicated port, an mSATA port for connecting SSDs and a microSD card slot.

    Key Applications: Gizmo 2 can be used in do-it-yourself (DIY) designs, embedded development, PC replacement, microcontroller applications, parallel processing, multi-core engineering, industrial control and automation, digital signage, electronic gaming systems, SMB storage, IP-TV, medical and network appliances, set-top boxes and more. Any type of application that would require high processing power, high graphics performance, and the ability to control external objects (relays, motors, lights, etc) as well as take inputs from many types of sources (sensors, keyboard, Internet)

    For commercial, industrial or business environments only

    Features

    • AMD G-Series SOC
    • 1GB DDR3-1600 SDRAM
    • HDMI Video/Audio Output
    • 85 GFLOPS performance
    • HD Audio In/Out
    • mSATA/mini PCIe Connector
    • microSD Card Slot
    • Onboard Gigabit Ethernet
    • USB 3(2) and 2(2) Connectors
    • AMD Debug Header
    • High-speed and Low-speed Special Features Card Edge Connectors
    • 4” x 4” Form Factor
    • Support for DirectX 11.1, OpenGL 4.2x and OpenCL 1.2, enabling parallel processing and high-performance graphics processing
    • Supported operating systems include Windows Embedded 8 and Linux

    Ships With

    • Development Board
    • Travel adapter
    • micro SD card
    • RTC clock battery

    FAQs

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    What are the graphics capabilities of the Gizmo II?
    The Gizmo II board has Advanced Micro Device's (AMD) Radeon graphics core. In comparison, this is the same technology used in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 gaming consoles. The AMD Radeon HD 8210E is clocked at 300 MHz.
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    what are the supported operating systems?
    The board comes ready for Windows Embedded, Linux distros and Android. However, due to the architecture of the processor, it can run almost any operating system provided you have the drivers.
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    Where can I find the operating system(s)?
    The board ships with Timesys Embedded Linux on a MicroSD card. In addition, it supports the following OS: Minoca, other Linux distros, Windows Embedded 7 & 8 (with drivers)
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    What is the difference between Gizmo I and II ?
    Gizmo II saw an approximately 60% increase in performance, decreased power consumption. The Gizmo II also features a much requested dedicated HDMI port.
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    What processor is used for the Gizmo II?
    The Gizmo II board is one of a handful of SBCs that come with 64 bit x86 processor. The board has the AMD dual core Embedded G-series SoC (GX210HA) which runs up to 1GHz. Users get the power of a supercomputer and with the I/O capabilities of a microcontroller.

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