Firefly AIO-3562JQ – A Rockchip RK3562 SBC for industrial applications with isolated I/Os, RS485, RS232, and more

Firefly AIO-3562JQ is an industrial SBC built around the company’s iCore-3562JQ system-on-module with a Rockchip RK3562(J) processor, designed to operate in the -40 to +85°C temperature range, and equipped with a 24-pin isolated terminal block with digital inputs and outputs (relays), RS485, RS232, CAN Bus, and UART.

The board ships with up to 8GB RAM and 64GB eMMC flash and features a MIPI DSI interface, two MIPI CSI camera connectors, microphone and speaker connectors, two Ethernet ports, several USB interfaces, and more.

Firefly AIO-3562JQ SBC

Firefly AIO-3562JQ specifications:

  • SoM – Firefly iCore-3562JQ
    • SoC – Rockchip RK3562J
      • CPU – Quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 processor @ up to 1.2 GHz (against 2.0 GHz for the Rockchip RK3562)
      • GPU – Arm Mali-G52 EE with support for OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, OpenCL 2.0
      • AI accelerator – None listed in the specs (Rockchip RK3562 comes with a 1 TOPS NPU)
      • VPU – 4Kp30 H.364, H.264, VP9 video decoding, 1080p60 H.264 video encoding
    • System Memory – 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB LPDDR4/LPDDR4x
    • Storage – 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB eMMC flash
    • Dimensions – 60 x 36mm (6-layer PCB)
  • Display Interface – MIPI-DSI up to 2048 x 1080 @ 60Hz
  • Camera Input – 2x MIPI-CSI (1x 4-lane or 2x 2-lane)
  • Audio
    • 2-pin microphone connector
    • 2-pin 1.3W/8Ω speaker connector
  • Networking
    • Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port
    • 10/100Mbps Ethernet RJ45 port
    • 2.4/5GHz dual-band WiFi 5 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth 5.0 with u.FL antenna connector
    • Optional 4G LTE  via mini PCIe module and SIM card slot
  • USB
    • 1x USB 3.0 OTG port
    • 1x USB 2.0 port
    • 2x USB 2.0 host port via wafer connector
  • Expansion
    • 4-pin I2C connector
    • 24-pin Phoenix connector  with 2x opto-isolated DIN, 2x relay-isolated DOUT, 2x isolated RS485,  2x isolated RS232, 1x isolated CAN Bus, 1x isolated UART
  • Debugging – 3-pin serial console connector
  • Misc
    • Power key
    • Recovery, MaskRom, and Reset buttons
    • Two LEDs
    • 2-pin battery connector (2-cell 7.4V)
  • Power Supply – 9V to 36V DC input via 5.5/2.1mm power barrel jack (12V recommended)
  • Power Consumption – Typ. 2.04W (12V/0.17A); Max: 4.8W (12V/400mA)
  • Dimensions – 146 x 102 x 21.5mm
  • Weight – 120 grams
  • Temperature Range – -40°C- 85°C
  • Humidity – 5% to 90%RH (non-condensing)

Rockchip RK3562 SBC


Firefly AIO-3562JQ rear panel



Firefly provides Ubuntu, Debian, and Buildroot+Qt images for the Firefly AIO-3562JQ board with Linux 5.10. Instructions to get started, build Linux from scratch (using Ubuntu 18.04!), and control peripherals such as camera, CAN bus, I2C, GPIO, and more… can all be found in the wiki common to both the iCore-3562JQ module and AIO-3562JQ board.

Firefly AIO-3562JQ is available now for $129 on the company’s store with 1GB RAM and 8GB flash or $149 in 2GB+8GB configuration. Variants with more memory and storage are not available online at this time. Additional information may be found on the product page.

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1 month ago

the power consumption is very good! whats the nm ?

1 month ago

“The board ships with up to 8GB RAM and 64GB eMMC flash,” but you can’t actually buy that one..?

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