Enabling the future of open source

BeagleV®-Ahead is an open-source RISC-V single board computer (SBC) with BeagleBone Black cape header pins allowing you to stack your favorite BeagleBone cape on top to expand it’s capability. Featuring a powerful quad-core RISC-V processor, BeagleV®-Ahead is designed as an affordable RISC-V enabled pocket-size computer for anybody who want’s to dive deep into the new RISC-V ISA.

Chipset Features

Alibaba T-Head TH1520 SoC

  • 2GHz quad-core RISC-V 64GC Xuantie C910
    • 3-issue 8-execution superscalar with out-of-order issue/completion/retirement
    • 64KB I and 64KB D L1 per core
    • 1MB shared L2 cache
  • 4TOPS@INT8 neural processing unit (NPU) @ 1GHz
  • 50GFLOPS, 3Mpixel/s Imagination BXM-4-64 graphics processing unit (GPU)
  • 2x image signal processor (ISP)
  • Video codecs
    • H.265/H.264 @ 4Kp75 decode
    • H.265/H.264 @ 4Kp40 encode
Board Features
Feature Description
Processor T-Head TH1520 (quad-core Xuantie C910 processor)
Memory 4GB LPDDR4
Storage 16GB eMMC
  • PHY: AP6203BM
  • Antennas: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
  • PHY: Realtek RTL8211F-VD-CG Gigabit Ethernet phy
  • Connector: integrated magnetics RJ-45
microUSB 3.0
  • Connectivity: USB OTG, Flash support
  • Power: Input: 5V, Output: 5V
  • Transmitter: TH1520 Video out system
  • Connector: micro-HDMI (type-D)
Other connectors
  • microSD
  • mikroBUS shuttle connector (I2C/UART/SPI/ADC/PWM/GPIO)
  • 2 x CSI connector compatible with BeagleBone AI-64, Raspberry Pi Zero / CM4 (22-pin)
  • DSI connector