Product Change Notice: UP Xtreme Audio Codec

Product Change Notice


PCN Note Date:

02/05/2021

Date Effective:

Active by running change from February, 2021

Reason for change:

Realtek HD Audio Codec ALC892-CG discontinuation

Product(s) Affected:
 
Ordering Part number
Board Part Number System Part Number
UPX-WHLI7-A20-16064 RE-UPX-EDGEI7-A10-1664-F01
UPX-WHLI5-A20-08064 RE-UPX-EDGEI5-A10-0864-F01
UPX-WHLI3-A20-08064 RE-UPX-EDGEI3-A10-0864-F01
UPX-WHLCR-A20-04064 RE-UPX-EDGECR-A10-0464-F01
UPX-WHLI7C1-A20-16064 RE-UPX-EDGEI7C1-A10-1664-F01
  RE-UPX-EDGEI7-A10-1664-FX1
  RE-UPX-EDGEI5-A10-0864-FX1
  RE-UPX-EDGEI3-A10-0864-FX1
  RE-UPX-EDGECR-A10-0464-FX1

Change Details:
  • Due to Realtek HD Audio Codec ALC892-CG discontinuation, ALC888S-VD2-GR is the pin-to-pin replacement for ALC892-CG.
  • BIOS needs to be updated to R2.0(14EX000513) due to the Audio Codec Device ID change.
 
Item
EOL P/N
Replacement
Realtek Audio Codec ALC892-CG ALC888S-VD2-GR
BIOS R1.8 (14EX000295) R2.0 (14EX000513)
 
Note: The updated BIOS R2.0 is compatible with the older ALC892-CG too, so the new BIOS version can be used by any of the UP Xtreme boards/systems (with the old and with the new Audio codec).

■ Benefits □Impacts: Change ALC892-CG to substitute parts to prevent the material shortage
 
Pre-Change
 
Post-Change
ALC892-CG
ALC888S-VD2-GR
BIOS R1.8 (PN:14EX000295)
BIOS R2.0 (PN:14EX000513)

Issue Date:

February, 2021

Issue by:

Pratik Kushwaha


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UP Team
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