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The PINE H64 Model B

The PINE H64 Model B is a Single Board Computer by PINE64. It is powered by an Allwinner “H6” Quad-Core ARM Cortex A53 64-Bit Processor with a MALI T-722 GPU. The PINE H64 is equipped with up to 3GB of LPDDR3 PC-1600 system memory and 128Mbit of SPI boot Flash. There is also an optional eMMC module (up to 128GB) and a microSD slot for booting. The board is equipped with an onboard 802.11n Wifi/BT chipset, one USB 3.0 host port, two USB 2.0 host ports, Gigabit Ethernet, a PI-2 GPIO bus, an Euler GPIO bus as well as many other peripheral device interfaces such as UART, SPI, and I2C.

Contents

PINE H64 Models

There are two types of PINE H64 models, the Model A and the Model B. The current page is about the Model B. For the Model A see PINE H64 Model A.

Software Releases

The following releases are for the PINE H64 Model B

Linux

Armbian

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Armbian Debian Buster for XFCE Desktop Usage
Armbian Debian Buster for Server and Light Desktop Usage
Armbian Ubuntu Bionic for Server and Light Desktop Usage
Armbian Ubuntu Focal for Server and Light Desktop Usage

AOSC

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AOSC Community Build Image with Mate Desktop [microSD Boot] [20190708]
  • To learn more about AOSC, please visit the official AOSC website
  • Known issue: no audio sound output.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card and above)
  • Login with
    • username: aosc
    • password: anthon
AOSC Community Build Image with Mate Desktop [eMMC Boot] [20180709]
  • To learn more about AOSC, please visit the official AOSC website
  • Known issue: no audio sound output.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card and above)
  • Login with
    • username: aosc
    • password: anthon
AOSC Community Build Image with Mate Desktop [microSD Boot] [20190218]
  • To learn more about AOSC, please visit the official AOSC website
  • Known issue: no audio sound output.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card and above)
  • Login with
    • username: aosc
    • password: anthon
AOSC Community Build Image with Mate Desktop [eMMC Boot] [20180216]
  • To learn more about AOSC, please visit the official AOSC website
  • Known issue: no audio sound output.
  • DD image (for 8GB microSD card and above)
  • Login with
    • username: aosc
    • password: anthon

Manjaro ARM

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  • Installing and using from Manjaro x64 repositories:
In your Desktop Environment use the Package Manager and search for manjaro-arm-tools and install.
Or in the Terminal use sudo pacman -S manjaro-arm-tools to install the package.
Then in the Terminal use sudo buildarmimg -d pine-h64 -e <your-favourite-de>, but change <your favorite DE> to one from the list of supported DE's:
  • minimal
  • lxqt
  • kde-plasma
  • mate
  • xfce
  • i3
  • sway
  • gnome (experimental)
  • plasma-mobile (experimental)
  • phosh (experimental)
  • cubocore (not complete yet)
  • server (not complete yet, unmaintained)
  • To find out more about Manjaro-Arm-Tools and available options please visit their site

DietPi

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LibreELEC (KODI) =

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Nightly Build Image [microSD and eMMC Boot]

BSD

NetBSD

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NetBSD Community Build Image [microSD Boot]

Android

Android 9.0

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Stock Android 9.0 microSD Card to eMMC 20190523
  • DD image to microSD card, install eMMC module, plug in microSD card into slot and boot.
    • After power ON the box for 2-3 second, it will start writing the new image to the eMMC with progress bar. Once finished upload to eMMC, take out microSD card and reboot.
  • Highly recommend using Etcher
  • Support 4K HDR playeback
  • non rooted version
  • PINE64 IR mapping not yet implemented
  • Please allow 10-15 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • DD images:
Stock Android 9.0 microSD and eMMC Boot 20190523
  • Support 4K HDR playeback
  • Highly recommend using Etcher
  • non rooted version
  • PINE64 IR mapping not yet implemented
  • Please allow 20-25 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • DD images:
Stock Android 9.0 Phoenix Card image 20190523
  • Only use Phoenixcard method as last resort option
  • Select "Start up" as option for SD Card boot
  • Select "Product" as option for "SD Card to eMMC" method
  • non rooted version
  • PINE64 IR mapping not yet implemented
  • Please allow 10-15 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • This process may not everytime build up successfully

Android 7.x

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Stock Android 7.0 microSD Card Boot 20190115
  • Support 4K HDR playeback
  • Highly recommend using Etcher
  • Please allow 10-15 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • DD images:
Stock Android 7.0 microSD Card to eMMC 20190115
  • DD image to microSD card, install eMMC module, plug in muicroSD vard into slot and boot.
    • After power ON the box for 2-3 second, it will start writing the new image to the eMMC with progress bar. Once finished upload to eMMC, take out microSD card and reboot.
  • Highly recommend using Etcher
  • Support 4K HDR playeback
  • Please allow 10-15 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • DD images:
Stock Android 7.0 Phoenix Card image 20190115
  • Only use Phoenixcard method as last resort option
  • Select "Start up" as option for SD Card boot
  • Select "Product" as option for "SD Card to eMMC" method
  • Please allow 10-15 minutes boot up time on first time for initialization
  • This process may not everytime build up successfully

SoC and Memory Specification

  • Based on Allwinner H6

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CPU Architecture

  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 Processor@1488Mhz
  • A power-efficient ARM v8 architecture
  • 64 and 32bit execution states for scalable high performance
  • Trustzone technology supported
  • Support NEON Advanced SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) instruction for acceleration of media and signal processing function
  • Support Large Physical Address Extensions(LPAE)
  • VFPv4 Floating Point Unit
  • 32KB L1 Instruction cache and 32KB L1 Data cache
  • 512KB L2 cache

GPU Architecture

  • ARM Mali T-720MP2 Dual-core GPU
  • Supports OpenGL ES 3.1/3.0/2.0/1.1, OpenCL 1.2/1.1
  • Supports ATSC (Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression)
  • Supports FAST(4x)FSAA, IO Coherency
  • Floating point operation greater than 70 GFLOPS

System Memory

  • RAM Memory Variants: 1GB, 2GB, and 3GB LPDDR3.
  • Storage Memory: PINE H64 boards have built-in 128Mb SPI Flash memory, use bootable eMMC module, bootable microSD Cards or USB attached storage.

Board Features

Video

  • Digital Video 4KP60 (Type A - full)

Audio

  • 3.5mm stereo earphone/microphone plug

Network

  • 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac with Bluetooth 4.0/4.1

Storage

  • microSD - bootable, support SDHC and SDXC, storage up to 256GB
  • USB - 1 USB3.0 Host port and 2 USB2.0 Host port

Expansion Ports

  • RTC - Real Time Clock Battery Connector
  • Wifi/BT Module Header - SDIO 3.0 and UART
  • 2x20 pins "Pi2" GPIO Header

Pine H64 Model B Board Information, Schematics and Certifications

  • Board Dimensions: 85mm x 56mm x 18.8mm
  • Input Power: DC 5V @ 3A, 3.5mm OD/ 1.35mm ID DC jack connector
  • PINE H64 Model B Certification:
    • Disclaimer: Please note that PINE64 SBC is not a "final" product and in general certification is not necessary. However, PINE64 still submits the SBC for FCC, CE, and ROHS certifications and obtain the certificates to prove that the SBC board can pass the testing. Please note, a final commercial product needs to perform its own testing and obtain its own certificate.
    • PINE-H64 Model-B FCC Certificate
    • PINE-H64 Model-B CE Certificate]

Datasheets for Components and Peripherals

Mali-T720 driver

Here is a good DRM powerpoint presentation by Free Electron: https://free-electrons.com/pub/conferences/2017/kr/ripard-drm/ripard-drm.pdf

Here is the DRM video presentation by Free Electron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbDOCJcDRoo

32-bit Wayland MALI Driver:

64-bit Wayland MALI Driver:

Linux BSP SDK

Linux BSP Kernel 4.9

Android SDK

Android Pie 9.0 SDK version 1.0

Other Resources