This is the area to clarify hardware specification if there's anything unclear from the datasheet. If the specification is software related, please ask in the related software section.

UP Boards power draw

Hi,
What's the power draw of the UP! board and predicted/tested for UP!^2 ?
What's the maximum voltage accepted by the board's power circuit ?

Comments

  • AntonioAntonio New Member Posts: 5
    I've just made some test with my UP board.
    The maximum current I've measured is 1.5 A @ 5 Vdc.
    The maximum power supply voltage must be 5.2 Vdc (https://up-community.org/forum/public-upboardhw/335-voltage-supply-tolerance#1023)
  • MikolajMikolaj New Member Posts: 6
    Thank you for your answer De Benedetti.
    Have you tried it with Intel BurnTest / Prime95 to make sure that the system utilized the maximum CPU power during the measurement ?
  • AntonioAntonio New Member Posts: 5
    I've Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop installed.
    I run a stress test with all the 4 cores at 100% using "stress-ng" package (sudo apt-get install stress-ng).
  • MikolajMikolaj New Member Posts: 6
    OK, thank you very much.
  • ilan ilan New Member Posts: 16
    must be LESS than 5.2V !!

    what extras did you have drawing power from the source ? (like monitor, USB devices etc) - if so the board requirements are really low, nothing close to 4A
Sign In or Register to comment.