FAQs

What is a Single Board Computer
A single-board computer (SBC) is a complete computer built on a single circuit board, with microprocessor(s), memory, input/output (I/O) and other features required of a functional computer. Single-board computers were made as demonstration or development systems, for educational systems, or for use as embedded computer controllers. Many types of home computers or portable computers integrate all their functions onto a single printed circuit board.
Tinker Board packs a whole load of exciting feature into a very small space, and at an incredibly competitive price that’s barely more than its manufacturing cost. ASUS has identified a clear DIY/maker market trend and we intend to create a big impact with our little board, so we’ve crammed in loads of tech while keeping our profits to a minimum — it’s our little contribution to the DIY world.
Yes – it depends on your use case. Tinker Board Series have been used successfully in industrial environments, but the final decision must depends on the end user as whether the device is suitable for the task at hand. Check out our Product page or help page to find more information, or contact us.
You get the Tinker Board itself. Power supply and SD card are not included. The official power supply, fanless case and open case DIY kit are available sepatately from our distributors.
Yes, with the available operating system for tinker board, you can run tinker board as a linux-based mini system for daily operation or enjoy the media content thru this tiny board.
The operation temperature is between 30°C ~ 80°C based on the system loadings.
The memory was soldered and mounted on the board during manufacturing, and did fully test before shipping out. Even the SoC can supports for higher memory capacity, but we’ll strongly recommend you do not swap the memory by yourself.
Currently Debian is the only available official OS for tinker board.
TinkerOS (based on Debian)
Please make sure that your questions isn’t answered in our Documentation page or our Forum. You can ask your question in a forum post.
If your question is still unsolved, please contact us.
7 years from product launch date.