ADVANTAGES & LIMITATIONS OF RASPBERRY PI COMPUTE MODULE

Advantages of using Raspberry Pi compute module

1. Availability

2. Small Form Factor (edge PCB connector interface)

3. Onboard eMMC

4. Temperature Range (-25 to 85 Degree C)

5. IO Interfaces

  • 48x GPIO
  • 2x I2C, 2x SPI, 2x UART, 1x USB2 HOST/OTG
  • 2x SD/SDIO
  • 1x HDMI 1.3a
  • 1x DPI (Parallel RGB Display)
  • 1x NAND interface (SMI)
  • 1x 4-lane CSI Camera Interface (up to 1Gbps per lane)
  • 1x 2-lane CSI Camera Interface (up to 1Gbps per lane)
  • 1x 4-lane DSI Display Interface (up to 1Gbps per lane)
  • 1x 2-lane DSI Display Interface (up to 1Gbps per lane)

Limitations of using the Raspberry Pi Compute Module

1. Complex Power Supply Requirement

2. Limited IOs & Interfaces

Ethernet

USB 2.0 / 3.0

SDIO

4. Thermal Management

3. SODIMM Connector

4. Onboard WiFi or Bluetooth (BLE)

5. Compute Module Cost

6. Development Board Cost

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I am a hobbyist turned engineer, deeply in love with Electronics. Currently working as an embedded systems design consultant. My Blog:https://pallavaggarwal.in/

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Pallav Aggarwal

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I am a hobbyist turned engineer, deeply in love with Electronics. Currently working as an embedded systems design consultant. My Blog:https://pallavaggarwal.in/

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