BOXER-8254AI Compact Fanless Embedded AI@Edge Box PC with NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX User’s Manual 2 Last Updated: March 24, 2022...
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Acknowledgements All other products’ name or trademarks are properties of their respective owners. NVIDIA®, the NVIDIA logo, Jetson™ and Jetson Xavier™ NX are trademarks of ⚫ the NVIDIA Corporation ITE is a trademark of Integrated Technology Express, Inc. ⚫ IBM and VGA are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. ⚫...
Packing List Before setting up your product, please make sure the following items have been shipped: Item Quantity BOXER-8254AI ⚫ Power Connector ⚫ Wallmount Bracket ⚫ Screw Package ⚫ If any of these items are missing or damaged, please contact your distributor or sales representative immediately.
About this Document This User’s Manual contains all the essential information, such as detailed descriptions and explanations on the product’s hardware and software features (if any), its specifications, dimensions, jumper/connector settings/definitions, and driver installation instructions (if any), to facilitate users in setting up their product. Users may refer to the product page at AAEON.com for the latest version of this document.
Safety Precautions Please read the following safety instructions carefully. It is advised that you keep this manual for future references All cautions and warnings on the device should be noted. All cables and adapters supplied by AAEON are certified and in accordance with the material safety laws and regulations of the country of sale.
As most electronic components are sensitive to static electrical charge, be sure to ground yourself to prevent static charge when installing the internal components. Use a grounding wrist strap and contain all electronic components in any static-shielded containers. If any of the following situations arises, please the contact our service personnel: Damaged power cord or plug Liquid intrusion to the device iii.
FCC Statement This device complies with Part 15 FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.
China RoHS Requirement (EN) Hazardous and Toxic Materials List AAEON System QO4-381 Rev.A0 Hazardous or Toxic Materials or Elements Component Name PCB and Components Wires & Connectors for Ext.Connections Chassis CPU & RAM HDD Drive LCD Module Optical Drive Touch Control Module Battery This form is prepared in compliance with the provisions of SJ/T 11364.
Specifications System AI Accelerator NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX 6 Core ARM® Carmel® V8.2 64-bit CPU 6MB L2 + 4MB L3 System Memory 8GB LPDDR4x Storage Device 16GB eMMC microSD Card expansion Full-size minicard slot x1 for mSATA (share with LTE slot) 2.5”...
System Reset button x 1 Antenna Opening x 4 Expansion Full-Size Mini Card slot x 1 (PCIe/USB/mSATA; default PCIe) M.2 E-Key 2230 x 1 for Wi-Fi SIM socket x 1 SATA port x 1 (for 2.5” drive) RS-232 header x 1 USB2.0 header x 1 Indicator Power LED x 1...
Environmental Anti-Shock 50G peak acceleration (11m/sec. duration, eMMC, microSD, SATA, or SSD) Certification CE / FCC class A Product Notice Micro-USB: Micro-USB port is ideally for flashing OS image only. USB ports: USB ports do not support USB DVD ROM because of file system. USB 3.2 Gen 2: USB3.2 Gen 1 is the current name for 10Gbps specification, formerly USB 3.1 Gen 2.
List of Jumpers The board has a number of jumpers that allow you to configure your system to suit your application. The table below shows the function of each of the board's jumpers Label Function AT/ATX Selection (Front Panel Connector Pins 7-8) CN13 Mini Card mSATA/PCIe Selection 2.3.1...
2.3.2 AT/ATX Mode Select (CN3 Pins 7-8) The AT/ATX Mode Select functions by connecting pins 7 and 8 of CN3. To prevent damage to the system, do not connect pins 7 and 8 to any other pin. Open – AT Mode Closed –...
List of Connectors The board has a number of connectors that allow you to configure your system to suit your application. The table below shows the function of each of the board's connectors Label Function NVIDIA Xavier NX Module Connector RTC Battery Connector Front Panel Connector Recovery micro-USB Connector...
2.4.1 RTC Battery Connector (CN2) Signal Signal 2.4.2 Front Panel Connector (CN3) Signal Signal Button_PWR_ON FORCE_RECOVERY PMIC_SYS_RST LATCH_SET_BUT LATCH_SET 3.3V Note: Pins 7-8 are used for setting AT/ATX Mode. See Ch 2.3.2 for details. Chapter 2 – Hardware Information...
Signal Signal HDMI_PWR HDMI_HDP 2.4.5 RS232/RS485 DB-9 Connector (CN6) RS-232 RS-485 485- 485+ Note: RS-232/485 Mode can be set by SW1. See Ch2.4.17 for details and settings. Chapter 2 – Hardware Information...
2.4.13 DC Power In Connector (CN20) Signal Signal PWR IN 2.4.14 6-Bit GPIO (CN24) Signal Signal 19P_SPI0_MOSI_LS_205 21_SPI0_MISO_LS (GPIO492) (GPIO493) 13P_SPI1_SCK_LS (GPIO480) 22P_SPI1_MISO_LS (GPIO481) 37P_SPI1_MOSI_LS (GPIO482) 18P_SPI1_CS0_LS (GPIO483) +V3.3S 2.4.15 8-Bit GPIO Header (CN37) Signal Signal +V3.3S GPIO14 (GPIO345) 16P_SPI1_CS1_LS (GPIO484) 15P_GPIO12_LS (GPIO268) 209P_UART1_CTS_LS 32P_GPIO07_LS (GPIO424)
Hardware Assembly This section details the hardware assembly steps for the BOXER-8254AI. Please read this section thoroughly before beginning installation and ensure you have all necessary components ready. A Phillips head screwdriver is required. 2.5.1 2.5” SATA Drive Installation Step 1: Access the bottom panel by removing the eight (8) screws securing it to the chassis, as shown.
Step 2: Place the 2.5” Drive onto the drive carrier and secure with four screws. Then, fasten the carrier to the bottom panel as shown. Note the direction of the connectors! Step 3: Attach the SATA and SATA Power cables to the 2.5” drive and to the corresponding connectors on the board.
2.5.2 Module Access & Installation The Xavier NX module is located under the top heat sink. To access, remove the eight (8) screws securing the heatsink to the chassis, then lift the heatsink off. The module will be located as shown. Chapter 2 –...
Before Installation Before starting the process make sure your BOXER-8254AI system is turned off and the power in is disconnected. You will need a host PC running Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04, and make sure the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX module is installed onto the BOXER-8254AI carrier board/ system.
Connecting to PC/Force Recovery Mode On Host Computer, open Linux terminal and enter the following command to extract compressed OS image files (file name may vary): $ tar -zxvf ACLinux_4.9_NJ451X.NV05.BOXER-8254AI.2.tar.gz Next, perform the following steps to force the system to start in USB Recovery Mode: Connect the Micro-USB plug on the USB cable to the Recovery Port on the BOXER-8254AI and the other end to an available USB port on the host PC.
Flash Image to Board Use the following steps to flash the OS to the BOXER-8254AI. Open terminal on Ubuntu host PC, then access the bootloader folder you extracted in the previous section. Enter the following command in terminal to flash the image: $ sudo ./flashall.sh Wait as the image is installed.