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Posted · S5 Olimex Board

Is anybody familiar with the Olimex Board that sits inside the S5, first version.

We have a faulty USB port, and it's not the cable.

Olimex.com has several versions listed for the A20 board.

But wich one is the correct one?

 

  • A20-OLinuXino-LIME2
  • A20-OLinuXino-LIME2-e16Gs16M
  • A20-OLinuXIno-LIME2-n8G
  • A20-OLinuXino-LIME2-s16M
  • T2-OLinuXino-LIME2-e8Gs16M-IND
  • T2-OLinuXino-LIME2-IND
  • T2-OLinuXino-LIME2-s16M-IND

 

 

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    Posted · S5 Olimex Board

    Technically it's none of those.  Ultimaker got a slightly customized one with some connectors removed and a USB connector swapped with a different type of connector.

     

    Someone at Ultimaker told me the board is basically this one: UM3 / S5: A20-OLinuXIno-LIME2-n8G for €48  (aka olimex lime2 with these features).  I'm not 100% sure that's all correct if you go to olimex.com they explain the numbers.  A20 and lime2 are definitely correct.  8G is the overall memory and that's enough.  n is for nand memory, e is for eMMc memory.  I have a demo S5 that came with the eMMc memory but you will want to get the "n" type as that is what the latest firmware expects and does better with.  But you will need to remove some parts and change the USB connector.  You can steal the USB connector from your old broken board.  or maybe you can't???

     

    You can save some money by ordering the UM3 olimex and put it in your S5 but you have to change something in the eeprom.

     

    Also if you order the board from olimex it won't have the printer type saved into the eeprom.

     

    I have instructions on how to save the printer type into the eeprom here:

    gr5.org/unbricking/

     

    Jump down to the part "can't I just buy"

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