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CM4 PCIe IO board (Raspberry Pi and alternative clones!)

$291.00 - $440.00
Compute module: Without CM4
Bracket height: Full height
Regular price $291.00
Regular price $324.00 Sale price $291.00
-$33.00
  • Integrate your Raspberry Pi CM4 projects without the cable chaos
  • Save space and time - no need for a clunky I/O board
  • Be the only one you know with a cool black and gold PCIe base board
  • Get enterprise grade technology trusted by banks, government, broadcasters and academia!
Availability: Low stock: 14 left
SKU: TIM-MIN-BAS-BOR-NCM
Regular price $291.00
Regular price $324.00 Sale price $291.00

The only PCIe board for CM4's

With full compatibility with the Raspberry Pi CM4, the Timebeat base board saves, space, time and effort..... plus it looks cool!

No more running around to find a power lead!

No need to have bulky IO boards on your work top!

Reduce your cable nightmare with a fully integrated solution!

Unleash the true potential of your Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 with our state-of-the-art PCIe Baseboard. Designed to seamlessly integrate with any PCIe-capable device, this innovative baseboard empowers you to harness the incredible processing power of the Raspberry Pi CM4 in a whole new way.

Key Features:

  1. Universal Compatibility: Our PCIe Baseboard opens up a world of possibilities by transforming your Raspberry Pi CM4 into a PCIe-ready powerhouse. Whether you're developing high-speed data applications, machine learning solutions, or advanced IoT systems, this baseboard ensures compatibility with a wide range of PCIe-enabled devices.

  2. Effortless Integration: Say goodbye to complex wiring and configurations. Our baseboard provides a user-friendly interface that allows you to connect your Raspberry Pi CM4 effortlessly. The board also offers comprehensive I/O options, including USB, Ethernet, HDMI, and more, ensuring you have the connectivity you need.

  3. Enhanced Expandability: The PCIe Baseboard doesn't just stop at PCIe integration. It's designed with expansion in mind. Benefit from multiple expansion slots, GPIO pins, and peripheral interfaces, granting you the flexibility to tailor your setup to exact project requirements.

  4. Robust and Reliable: Crafted with precision engineering and high-quality components, this baseboard guarantees stability and durability in every application. Your Raspberry Pi CM4 will stay securely in place, even during demanding tasks or when deployed in dynamic environments.

  5. Endless Applications: Whether you're an enthusiast, a hobbyist, or a professional developer, our PCIe Baseboard unlocks a new realm of possibilities. From edge computing and network acceleration to multimedia processing and industrial automation, the potential applications are limitless.

Elevate your Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 to new heights with our cutting-edge PCIe Baseboard. Transform your projects into high-speed, high-performance solutions that push the boundaries of innovation. Don't settle for ordinary – embrace extraordinary possibilities with our PCIe Baseboard today!

Unlock the power of precise time synchronization effortlessly with our TimeCard Mini Base Board. Designed to seamlessly integrate NMEA signals and 1PPS without requiring custom drivers, this PCIe carrier board brings unparalleled accuracy to your projects.

Key Features:

  • Effortless Integration: The TimeCard Mini Base Board is a hassle-free solution that effortlessly delivers NMEA signals and 1PPS. Say goodbye to complicated setup procedures – this board is designed for plug-and-play convenience.

  • Enhanced Connectivity: Equipped with two serial ports and access to the in-band Ethernet port of CM4 boards, our PCIe board ensures seamless communication and connectivity options, allowing your projects to thrive.

  • Integrated microSD Card: Store essential data directly on the board thanks to the integrated microSD card slot. No need to worry about external storage – everything you need is conveniently onboard.

  • Versatile Software: Our free Timebeat software is compatible with both x86_64 and ARM systems. This powerful software empowers you to create grandmasters and high-accuracy clock sync clients at competitive prices, ensuring your projects remain ahead of the curve.

  • Industry-Approved: The TimeCard Mini Base Board is already in production and trusted by industry-leading hyper-scalers. Join the ranks of those who demand top-tier performance and reliability.

  • Perfect Pairing: For optimal results, pair the TimeCard Mini with LEA-M8F, LEA-M8S, or MAX-M10S modules. Achieve the pinnacle of performance by combining the TimeCard Mini Base Board with these recommended components.

Empower your projects with unmatched accuracy and synchronization capabilities. The TimeCard Mini Base Board is your gateway to seamless NMEA signal and 1PPS integration, all wrapped in a package trusted by industry leaders. Elevate your endeavors – choose the TimeCard Mini today!

CM4 included is minimum spec 2gb lite with 8 GB microSD card included.
*CM4 spec can be better dependent on stock or custom request

**GNSS unit not included
*** We have not tested all Raspberry Pi CM4 Clones with this device.

Raspberry Pi CM4 Base Board Features:

  • Raspberry Pi CM4 Base board PCIe Format
  • 1GbE RJ45 Interface
  • USB3.0 x2 (external)
  • USB2.0 x1 (internal)
  • mini HDMI
  • USB-C external x1
  • Raspberry Pi 40 PIN GPIO
  • 100 pin connector for Raspberry Pi CM4

Compatible Modules:

  • SiTime OCXO SiT5711
  • SiTime OCXO SiT5721
  • AI Smart Sensor
  • GNSS Module LEA-M8S
  • GNSS Module LEA-M8F
  • GNSS Module MAX-M10

Compatible SoMs:

  • Raspberry Pi CM4

Base Board OnlyComplete editionGold editionPlatinum editionPlatinum+ edition
Base BoardIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
GNSS ModuleNot IncludedUblox LEA-M8SUblox LEA-M8SUblox LEA-M8FUblox LEA-M8F
OCXONot IncludedSiTime SiT5711SiTime SiT5721SiTime SiT5721SiTime SiT5721
Intel I225-T2Not IncludedNot IncludedNot IncludedIncludedNot Included
Timebeat Intel E810-XXVDA2Not IncludedNot IncludedNot IncludedNot IncludedIncluded
Raspberry Pi CM4OptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
SupportCommunityOn RequestOn RequestOn RequestOn Request
SMANot IncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
HoldoverN/A5ppb5ppb5ppb5ppb
I2C OCXO controlN/AN/AYesYesYes
AI Smart SensorOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional

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  • Make life easy for yourself

    Integrate your Raspberry Pi projects with your desktop or server equipment. Seamless integration of our PCIe base borads and TimeCard mini PTP grandmaster clock solutions

  • Reliable assistance

    Our support page has all the relevant guides to get you up and running in a flash. From handy install guides to detailed dashboard deployments, and if you're still stuck, log a ticket.

  • Be part of the community

    The TimeCard mini collection is a key pillar in the Open Time Project community. Get yours today and join the movement of making technology accessible and available for the users!

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