Rudi Embedded System

Rudi Embedded System
For NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 and TX1
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N1K 1S6
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents ................................................................................................................................... 2
Preface................................................................................................................................................... 4
Disclaimer .......................................................................................................................................................4
Customer Support Overview ...........................................................................................................................4
Contact Information ........................................................................................................................................4
Limited Product Warranty ............................................................................................................................... 5
Copyright Notice .............................................................................................................................................5
Trademark Acknowledgment ..........................................................................................................................5
Revision History .................................................................................................................................... 6
Introduction........................................................................................................................................... 7
Product Features and Specifications ...................................................................................................... 7
Product Overview ................................................................................................................................ 10
Connector Locations (Front) ......................................................................................................................... 10
Connector Locations (Rear) .......................................................................................................................... 11
Connector Summary ...................................................................................................................................... 12
Switch Summary ........................................................................................................................................... 13
Block Diagram ..................................................................................................................................... 14
Detailed Feature Description ................................................................................................................ 15
Power Input ................................................................................................................................................... 15
Power Input (Alternate 2 pin Terminal ESG505/506) ................................................................................... 15
USB OTG ...................................................................................................................................................... 16
I/O Connector ................................................................................................................................................ 16
10/100/1000 Ethernet (GBE) ......................................................................................................................... 17
USB 3.0 ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
USB 2.0 ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
HDMI ............................................................................................................................................................ 18
Antenna 1 ...................................................................................................................................................... 18
Antenna 2 ...................................................................................................................................................... 18
CAN Bus ....................................................................................................................................................... 19
SD Card ......................................................................................................................................................... 19
SIM Card ....................................................................................................................................................... 19
Switch Description ............................................................................................................................... 20
Power Button ................................................................................................................................................. 20
Reset Button .................................................................................................................................................. 20
Recovery Button ............................................................................................................................................ 20
Force Recovery Mode ................................................................................................................................... 21
RTC Battery .................................................................................................................................................. 21
Expansion Options ............................................................................................................................... 22
miniPCIe Expansion Card ............................................................................................................................. 22
mSATA Expansion Card ............................................................................................................................... 22
Rudi Operation .................................................................................................................................... 23
System LEDs ....................................................................................................................................... 23
Current Consumption Details .............................................................................................................. 24
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Accessories........................................................................................................................................... 25
Power Brick ................................................................................................................................................... 25
CAN Bus Terminal Connector ...................................................................................................................... 25
Dual Band Antenna ....................................................................................................................................... 26
Mounting Brackets ........................................................................................................................................ 26
MISC I/O Breakout Cable ............................................................................................................................. 27
Software / BSP Details ......................................................................................................................... 28
BSPs, supporting documentation and release notes can be found at: ............................................................ 28
NVIDIA Linux For Tegra (L4T) ................................................................................................................... 28
NVIDIA Jetpack for L4T .............................................................................................................................. 28
Connect Tech’s Custom L4T BSP (CTI-L4T) .............................................................................................. 28
Mechanical Details ............................................................................................................................... 29
Rudi Embedded System ................................................................................................................................ 29
Mechanical Mounting Package ..................................................................................................................... 30
Bottom Disassembly Instructions (ESD CAUTION!) .................................................................................. 31
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Preface
Disclaimer
The information contained within this user’s guide, including but not limited to any product specification, is
subject to change without notice.
Connect Tech assumes no liability for any damages incurred directly or indirectly from any technical or
typographical errors or omissions contained herein or for discrepancies between the product and the user’s
guide.
Customer Support Overview
If you experience difficulties after reading the manual and/or using the product, contact the Connect Tech
reseller from which you purchased the product. In most cases the reseller can help you with product installation
and difficulties.
In the event that the reseller is unable to resolve your problem, our highly qualified support staff can assist you.
Our support section is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on our website at:
www.connecttech.com/sub/support/support.asp. See the contact information section below for more
information on how to contact us directly. Our technical support is always free.
Contact Information
Mail/Courier
Connect Tech Inc.
Technical Support
42 Arrow Road
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1K 1S6
Email/Internet
sales@connecttech.com
support@connecttech.com
www.connecttech.com
Note:
Please go to the Download Zone or the Knowledge Database in the Support Center on the Connect Tech
website for product manuals, installation guides, device driver software and technical tips.
Submit your technical support questions to our customer support engineers via the Support Center on the
Connect Tech website.
Telephone/Facsimile
Technical Support representatives are ready to answer your call Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Our numbers for calls are:
Toll Free: 800-426-8979 (North America only)
Telephone: 519-836-1291 (Live assistance available 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday)
Facsimile: 519-836-4878 (on-line 24 hours)
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Limited Product Warranty
Connect Tech Inc. provides a one year Warranty for the Rudi Embedded System. Should this product, in
Connect Tech Inc.'s opinion, fail to be in good working order during the warranty period, Connect Tech Inc.
will, at its option, repair or replace this product at no charge, provided that the product has not been subjected
to abuse, misuse, accident, disaster or non-Connect Tech Inc. authorized modification or repair.
You may obtain warranty service by delivering this product to an authorized Connect Tech Inc. business
partner or to Connect Tech Inc. along with proof of purchase. Product returned to Connect Tech Inc. must be
pre-authorized by Connect Tech Inc. with an RMA (Return Material Authorization) number marked on the
outside of the package and sent prepaid, insured and packaged for safe shipment. Connect Tech Inc. will
return this product by prepaid ground shipment service.
The Connect Tech Inc. Limited Warranty is only valid over the serviceable life of the product. This is defined
as the period during which all components are available. Should the product prove to be irreparable, Connect
Tech Inc. reserves the right to substitute an equivalent product if available or to retract the Warranty if no
replacement is available.
The above warranty is the only warranty authorized by Connect Tech Inc. Under no circumstances will
Connect Tech Inc. be liable in any way for any damages, including any lost profits, lost savings or other
incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or inability to use, such product.
Copyright Notice
The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Connect Tech Inc. shall not
be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental consequential damages in connection with the furnishing,
performance, or use of this material. This document contains proprietary information that is protected by
copyright. All rights are reserved. No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced, or translated to
another language without the prior written consent of Connect Tech, Inc.
Copyright  2016 by Connect Tech, Inc.
Trademark Acknowledgment
Connect Tech, Inc. acknowledges all trademarks, registered trademarks and/or copyrights referred to in this
document as the property of their respective owners. Not listing all possible trademarks or copyright
acknowledgments does not constitute a lack of acknowledgment to the rightful owners of the trademarks and
copyrights mentioned in this document.
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Revision History
Revision
Date
Changes
0.00
2016/12/22
Initial Release
0.01
2017/02/24
Added disassembly instructions, mounting bracket details,
updated part numbers
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Introduction
Connect Tech’s Rudi is a small form factor embedded system based on the NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1. Housed
in a compact enclosure with optional mounting brackets. Rudi features revolutionary the NVIDIA TX1
Maxwell™ based architecture with 256 CUDA cores delivering over 1 TeraFLOP of performance with a 64-bit
Quad core ARM A57 CPU.
Product Features and Specifications
Feature
Rudi Embedded System
Processor
NVIDIA Jetson TX1, 1 TFLOP/s 256-Core with 64-bit ARM A57
Memory
4GB LPDDR4
Storage
16GB eMMC
Display
1x HDMI Type A Link
Ethernet
2x Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) Links
USB
3x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0 Links
WiFi
IEEE 802.11 ac
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0 (24 Mbps)
Serial
2x RS-232 (Default: 1 console, 1 general purpose)
CAN Bus
1x CAN Bus 2.0b
Power Operation
Auto Power On in Event of Power Failure
External Power On/Off Control Button
Power Requirement
+12V DC Input Nominal
Operating Temperature
-20oC to +80oC with Minimum Airflow of 25 CFM for Standalone
Operation
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Dimensions
Weight
Without Mounting Bracket:
135mm x 50mm x 105mm (5.31" x 1.97" x 4.13")
0.703kg / 1.55lb (base enclosure only)
Accessories (included)
12V Power Supply Brick (90~264 Vac), Power supply adapter
(ESG505/506 only), and a CAN Bus Terminal Connector
Accessories (optional)
Dual Band Antenna, Edge Mounting Brackets, I/O breakout cable.
Warranty and Support
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Manual Power On/Off Switch
Ordering Part Numbers
Rudi Enclosure with TX2
or TX1 and DC Barrel
Power Connector
Auto-Power On Mode
ESG503-x1 – North America
ESG504-x1 – North America
ESG503-x2 – EU/Japan
ESG504-x2 – EU/Japan
ESG503-x3 – Israel
ESG504-x3 – Israel
ESG503-x4 – Korea
ESG504-x4 – Korea
ESG503-x5 – China
ESG504-x5 – China
*the ‘x’ in the part number denotes module type:
0 = TX1
2 = TX2
*the ‘x’ in the part number denotes module type:
0 = TX1
2 = TX2
Manual Power On/Off Switch
Ordering Part Numbers
Rudi Enclosure with TX2
or TX1 and 2 Pin Locking
Terminal Power
Connector
ESG505-x1 – North America
ESG506-x1 – North America
ESG505-x2 – EU/Japan
ESG506-x2 – EU/Japan
ESG505-x3 – Israel
ESG506-x3 – Israel
ESG505-x4 – Korea
ESG506-x4 – Korea
ESG505-x5 – China
ESG506-x5 – China
*the ‘x’ in the part number denotes module type:
0 = TX1
2 = TX2
Ordering Part Numbers
for Accessories
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Auto-Power On Mode
*the ‘x’ in the part number denotes module type:
0 = TX1
2 = TX2
MSG067
Mounting Bracket (x2)
MSG066
Dual Band SMA Antenna
CBG258
MISC I/O Cable:
2x6 Pin (0.100” pitch) to Flying
lead (12” length)
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Product Overview
Connector Locations (Front)
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Connector Locations (Rear)
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Connector Summary
Designator
Connector
Description
12V PWR
Power Input
Power Input Connector – 2.1mm Barrel.
OTG USB
USB micro
USB 2.0 micro Type A/B Connector
USB 3.0 A
USB 3.0 Port A
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Type A Connector
USB 3.0 B
USB 3.0 Port B
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Type A Connector
USB 2.0 A
USB 2.0 Port A
USB 2.0 Port 1 Type A Connector
USB 2.0 B
USB 2.0 Port B
USB 2.0 Port 2 Type A Connector
HDMI
HDMI
HDMI Type A Connector
GbE 1
Gigabit Ethernet Port 1
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) Port 1 RJ-45 Connector (TX1)
GbE 2
Gigabit Ethernet Port 2
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) Port 2 RJ-45 Connector (Intel)
ANT 1
Antenna 1
NVIDIA Jetson TX1 J8 U.FL (Wifi)
ANT 2
Antenna 2
NVIDIA Jetson TX1 J9 U.FL (Bluetooth)
SD Card
SD Card
Full Size SD card Push/Push Connector
Sim Card
Sim Card
Standard Size SIM Card Push/Push Connector (used with
onboard miniPCIe site only).
CAN Bus
3 Pin Terminal Block
3 Pin Terminal Block 3.5mm pitch
I/O
12 Pin Header Block
12 Pin 0.100” 6x2 Header Block (I2C, GPIO and UARTs)
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Switch Summary
Designator
Function
Description
Power Button
Power ON/OFF
Rudi System Power ON/OFF Button
Reset
Hardware Reset
Rudi System Reset push button
Recovery
Force Recovery
Used for TX1 system reprogramming (used in conjunction with
the dual purpose USB OTG port).
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Block Diagram
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Detailed Feature Description
The Rudi Embedded System is an NVIDIA Jetson TX1 based embedded system. The Rudi comes with a
standard NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Ubuntu image running Linux for Tegra (L4T).
Power Input
The Rudi Embedded System accepts a single power input to power the entire system. An input range of
+12.0V +/- 10% DC is required. In addition, both reverse polarity protection, and surge protection has been
designed into the Rudi Embedded System.
Function
Power
Location
Rear panel 12V PWR
Type
DC Barrel Connector 2.0mm center pin 2.5A Max rated
Pinout
Pin
Inner
Outer
Description
Power
GND
Power Input Range: +12V +/-10%
Features
The power input has reverse polarity and surge protection
built in.
Power Input (Alternate 2 pin Terminal ESG505/506)
The Rudi Embedded System accepts a single power input to power the entire system. An input range of
+12.0V +/- 10% DC is required. In addition, both reverse polarity protection, and surge protection has been
designed into the Rudi Embedded System.
Function
Power
Location
Rear panel 12V PWR
Type
Two (2) Pin Terminal Connector 3.5mm pitch with screw
locking.
Pinout
Pin
Left
Right
Description
GND
POWER
Power Input Range: +12V +/-10%
Features
The power input has reverse polarity and surge protection
built in.
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USB OTG
Function
USB 2.0 port (Host or Target device capable)
Location
Front panel OTG
Type
Micro USB Type A/B
Features
Multi-function port. Used as a 3rd USB 2.0 Host port, or
during Force Recovery mode it becomes a Target device
port that can attach to another host to interface directly to
the TX1 for flash reprogramming operations.
I/O Connector
The Rudi Embedded System has a console port to allow for remote or headless use of the System. With an RS232 Link, the Console port allows for additional debug of the Rudi Embedded System.
Function
Misc I/O Features (I2C, GPIO, UARTs)
Location
Rear panel I/O connector
Type
2x6 0.100” pitch Header Block
Pinout
Features
Pin
1
Signal
I2C_CLK
2
I2C_DATA
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
GND
GND
GPIO1
GPIO2
GPIO3
GPIO4
UART1_RX
10
UART1_TX
11
UART0_RX
12
UART0_TX
Description
3.3V General Purpose I2C Bus
Clock. (Attached to TX1 I2C-0)
3.3V General Purpose I2C Bus
Data. (Attached to TX1 I2C-0)
Digital GND
Digital GND
3.3V General Purpose I/O
3.3V General Purpose I/O
3.3V General Purpose I/O
3.3V General Purpose I/O
TX1 General Purpose UART
RS-232 Receive.
TX1 General Purpose UART
RS-232 Transmit.
TX1 Console UART RS-232
Receive.
TX1 Console UART RS-232
Transmit.
This port includes a variety of add-on features for General
purpose use. One I2C bus, Four GPIOs and two UARTs.
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10/100/1000 Ethernet (GBE)
Function Gigabit Ethernet Connector
Location Front panel GbE1 and GbE2
Type
Standard RJ45 receptacle
Pinout
Standard GbE pinout
Features GbE 1 – TX1 direct controller port
capable of 10/100/1000 Base-T Gigabit
Ethernet
GbE 2 – PCIe Intel based controller port
capable of 10/100/1000 Base-T Gigabit
Ethernet.
USB 3.0
Function
USB 3.0
Location
Front panel SS-A, SS-B
Type
Industry Standard USB 3.0 Type A Connector
Pinout
Standard USB 3.0 pinout
Features
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces capable of either USB 3.0
or USB 2.0 interfaces.
USB 2.0
Function
USB 2.0
Location
Rear panel USB-A, USB-B
Type
Industry Standard USB 2.0 Type A Connector
Pinout
Standard USB 2.0 pinout
Features
Full Speed USB 2.0 interfaces. Note these ports are
disabled during Force Recovery Mode.
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HDMI
Function
HDMI v1.4b Display Interface
Location
Front panel HDMI
Type
Standard HDMI Type A receptacle.
Pinout
Standard HDMI 1.4b pinout
Features
HDMI Display output, capable of resolution up to
3840×2160.
Antenna 1
The Rudi Embedded System enables access to the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Wifi and Bluetooth modems. The
external SMA Antenna 1 Connector is attached internally to the J8 U.FL on the Jetson TX1.
Function
Antenna 1
Location
Front panel ANT1
Type
Micro High Frequency SMA Connector (Female socket)
Features
Dual Band capable WiFi Antenna port 2.4/5.8GHz
Antenna 2
The Rudi Embedded System enables access to the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Wifi and Bluetooth modems. The
external SMA Antenna 1 Connector is attached internally to the J9 U.FL on the Jetson TX1.
Function
Antenna 2
Location
Front panel ANT2
Type
Micro High Frequency SMA Connector (Female socket)
Features
Bluetooth Antenna port – 2.45GHz
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CAN Bus
Function
CAN Bus
Location
Rear panel CAN BUS
Type
Three pin 3.5mm Terminal connector
Pinout
‘+’ = CAN_H
‘-‘ = CAN_L
GND = Isolated CAN Bus GND signal.
Features
CAN Bus 2.0b capable interface with an internally
isolated GND reference.
Mating connector P/N options:
Phoenix Contact - # 1840379
On Shore Technology Inc. - # OSTTJ0311530
SD Card
Function Full size SD Card
Location Rear panel SD CARD
Type
Full size Push/Push SD Card
connector
Features Standard Full size Secure Digital Card
interface for use with SDHC and
Standard SD Cards.
SIM Card
Function
Full Size SIM Card
Location
Rear panel SIM
Type
Full size Push/Push SIM card connector
Features
Full size SIM card interface that is used exclusively with
the mPCIe port when used in conjunction with a mPCIe
Cell modem expansion card.
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Switch Description
The Rudi Embedded System has a single Power Button on the Front Faceplate.
Power Button
Function
Power Button
Notes
A nearly flush switch with an easy toggle press to turn the
system on. A Blue light in the centre will indicate the
system is fully powered.
The System will turn off if the PWR button is held for
several seconds.
Reset Button
Function
Reset Button
Notes
System Reset button. The button is slightly recessed so it
is protected from accidental contact. The paperclip sized
hole provides access.
Recovery Button
Function
Recovery Button
Notes
Used in conjunction with the USB OTG port for
reprogramming the TX1 onboard eMMC drive.
By holding this button and power on the system or
toggling Reset, will put this TX1 into a recovery state,
mainly used for reprogramming. It also turns the USB
OTG port into a target device port instead of a host port
to enable another system to discover it over USB.
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Force Recovery Mode
USB OTG Port of the Rudi can be used to reprogram the TX1 when put into force recovery mode. To enable
force USB recovery mode using the Rudi Embedded System follow the steps below:
1) Power down the system completely. The system power MUST be OFF, not in suspend or sleep mode.
2) Connect the OTG USB port to another host device that will be supplying the new system file.
3) Using a paper clip or similar depress the Recovery button
4) Power on the system with the Recovery button still depressed. After three (3) seconds release the
Recovery button.
5) The TX1 will show up on the host system as a new NVIDIA Target device.
6) After successfully updating the system software, power off the system. A clean power up will revert the
OTG port back into host mode.
RTC Battery
Included in the Rudi Embedded System is a BR2032 coin battery to provide RTC backup power for the TX1.
Information about battery life can be found in CTI App Note CTIN-00009
http://www.connecttech.com/pdf/CTIN-00009.pdf.
The battery is a Poly-carbonmonofluoride Lithium coin cell, some details can be found below.
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Expansion Options
The Rudi Embedded System has two internal expansion ports. One full size miniPCIe Expansion Slot and one
full size mSATA slot.
miniPCIe Expansion Card
Function
Full size miniPCIe expansion slot
Location
Internal
Features
The internal mPCIe supports both a PCIe or USB expansion card that allows adding features to the
Rudi to include options like:
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3G-SDI Video Capture
Analog Video Capture (NTSC/PAL)
GbE Expansion
Multi-port Serial
Cell Modem
mSATA Expansion Card
Function
Full size mSATA expansion slot
Location
Internal
Features
The internal mSATA slot supports addition storage up to 1TB.
Contact sales@connecttech.com for details on expansion port options.
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Rudi Operation
1.
Ensure external power supply is turned OFF and unplugged from the AC power source.
2.
Connect power cable from the +12V brick supply to the Rudi Embedded System. Ensure that the power
supply being used is in the acceptable range of +12V +/-10%.
3.
Connect any additional system cables such as USB, Ethernet, HDMI etc.
4.
Switch ON the Power Supply. DO NOT power up your system by plugging in live power. The system
protects from some surges, but it is good practice to plug the barrel connector in to Rudi, before plugging
the brick into an AC source.
a.
b.
Toggle the front PWR button on the the Rudi Embedded System for startup if an ESG503. Please
allow 15 to 30 seconds to power up into the Linux for Tegra (L4T) Ubuntu Operating System.
If Auto-Power On Mode is enabled, the Rudi will power on as soon as power is applied.
System LEDs
The Rudi Embedded System has 5 System LEDs on the front, with 3 different colours.
LED
Description
LED Colour
PWR
System Power
Blue
ACT1
Gigabit Ethernet ACT 1
Orange
LINK1
Gigabit Ethernet LINK 1
Green
ACT2
Gigabit Ethernet ACT 2
Orange
LINK2
Gigabit Ethernet LINK 2
Green
The LEDs can be found on the front panel of the Rudi Embedded System.
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Current Consumption Details
Below are the maximum ratings of the Rudi Embedded System.
Theoretical Maximum
Amps
Watts
Theoretical absolute maximum total draw of all functionality on the
Rudi Embedded System
1.7A
21W
Please refer to the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 manual for full details on the current consumption and operational
details.
Actual Measurements
Amps
Watts
System idle
0.400A
4.8W
HDMI video output, USB keyboard/mouse, 2x GBE running, system
sitting in Ubuntu Desktop (GUI)
0.600A
7.2W
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Accessories
Power Brick
Included with the Rudi Embedded System is a +12Vdc 65W power brick capable of accepting 90-264Vac
(47-63Hz) power input.
If using the 2 terminal locking power connector (ESG505/506), MSG062 will be provided for adapting the
above power supply to the Rudi power input.
CAN Bus Terminal Connector
Another included accessory is a 3 pin CAN Bus terminal connector for ease of use wiring using screw clamp
terminals.
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Dual Band Antenna
An optional accessory is a standard dual band antenna for use with the WiFi and Bluetooth modems. The antenna
comes with an SMA Male connector and a tilt feature.
CTI P/N: MSG066
Mounting Brackets
An optional accessory are (2) two flush mount brackets to fasten Rudi to another surface.
CTI P/N: MSG067
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MISC I/O Breakout Cable
An optional accessory for the MISC I/O connector is available to help breakout the connections to flying leads. The
cable is a standard 2x6 position 0.100” pitch socket header with 12” of flying lead to configure as required.
CTI P/N: CBG258
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Software / BSP Details
All Connect Tech NVIDIA Jetson TX2/TX1 based products are built upon a modified Linux for Tegra (L4T)
Device Tree that is specific to each CTI product.
WARNING: The hardware configurations of CTI’s products differ from that of the NVIDIA supplied
evaluation kit. Please review the product documentation and install ONLY the appropriate CTI L4T BSPs.
Failure to follow this process could result in non-functional hardware.
BSPs, supporting documentation and release notes can be found at:
http://www.connecttech.com/jetson
http://connecttech.com/resource-center/cti-l4t-nvidia-jetson-board-support-package-release-notes/
NVIDIA Linux For Tegra (L4T)
The Rudi Embedded System is designed to be used with the stock NVIDIA Linux For Tegra (L4T) Builds.
HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, UARTs, GPIO, Mini PCIe, mSATA, and I2C will all be supported natively
with no BSP modifications needed. However the second USB 3.0 port, and CAN Bus will not be available
without using the custom CTI-L4T build.
NVIDIA’s L4T can be downloaded directly from NVIDIA here:
https://developer.nvidia.com/embedded/
NVIDIA Jetpack for L4T
The JetPack for L4T is an on-demand all-in-one package that bundles and installs all software tools required to
develop for the NVIDIA’s TX1 Platform with Connect Tech’s TX1 Carrier Boards. JetPack includes host and
target development tools, APIs and packages (OS images, tools, APIs, middleware, samples, documentation
including compiling samples) to enable developers to jump start their development environment for developing
with the Jetson Embedded Platform. The latest release of JetPack runs on an Ubuntu 14.04 Linux 64-bit host
system and supports both the latest Jetson TX1 Development Kit and Jetson TK1 Development Kit.
NVIDIA’s Jetpack can be downloaded directly from NVIDIA here:
https://developer.nvidia.com/embedded/jetpack
Connect Tech’s Custom L4T BSP (CTI-L4T)
Connect Tech also offers a custom BSP to add in additional peripheral support on CTI’s TX1 Carrier Boards.
In the case of the Astro Carrier Board the CTI-L4T will expose software control of the TX1 Fan PWM (Fan
Speed Control) as well as the camera and I2S audio interfaces. Other features and add-ons will be added into
the CTI-L4T in the future, please see the README file in the CTI-L4T package for full details.
The CTI-L4T can be downloaded directly from Connect Tech here:
http://connecttech.com/product/rudi-embedded-system-for-nvidia-jetson-tx2-tx1/
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Mechanical Details
A complete 3D STEP Model file of Rudi Embedded System can be downloaded here:
http://www.connecttech.com/ftp/3d_models/ ESG503_3D_MODEL.zip
Rudi Embedded System
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Mechanical Mounting Package
The Rudi Embedded System has an optional mounting edge bracket to allow for wall or rack mount use.
Please contact sales for additional information: sales@connecttech.com
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Bottom Disassembly Instructions (ESD CAUTION!)
The Rudi Embedded System has two expansion slots. One is an mSATA slot for storage expansion, the other is a miniPCIe slot for feature expansion.
These slots can be accessed by removing the bottom cover by precisely following the instructions shown below.
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