Networking Community Boards

Cost-effective, high-performance, single board computing platforms

ARMADA Community Boards

Powered by our high-performance ARM-based ARMADA processors, the Marvell Networking Community Boards are designed to bring together a cost-effective and high-performance single-board computing platform and open source software for developers and designers working with a host of networking, storage and connectivity applications. 

Marvell MACCHIATObin

Marvell ESPRESSObin

Marvell MACCHIATObin - ARMADA 8040 Networking Community Board

Marvell MACCHIATObin, powered by the Marvell ARMADA 8040, is a first-of-its-kind cost-effective, high-performance networking community board targeting ARM64bit high end networking and storage applications.

With an offering that includes a fully open source software with U-Boot, UEFI, Linux, Yocto, netmap, ODP and DPDK, the Marvell MACCHIATObin is an optimal platform that community developers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can use for development around networking and storage applications.

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Features Marvell MACCHIATObin


Processor Quad core Cortex-A72 (up to 2GHz)
Accelerations Packet Processor
Security Engine
DMA engines
XOR engines for RAID 5/6 acceleration
Other Features IO Virtualization
Memory DDR4 DIMM slot with optional ECC and single/dual chip select support
Networking Dual 10GbE* via copper or SFP
2.5GbE ** via, SFP
1GbE via copper
Flash SPI Flash
Storage 3 x SATA 3.0 connectors
MicroSD connector
High Speed Expansion PCIex4 3.0 slot
USB 2.0 Headers (Internal)
USB 3.0 connector
Low Speed Expansion Marvell TDM module header
Development and Debug Interfaces Console port (UART) over microUSB connector
20-pin Connector for CPU JTAG debugger
2 x UART Headers
Power 12V input via DC Jack
ATX type power connector
Form Factor Mini-ITX (170 mm x 170 mm)
Optional Accessories Additional DDR4 DIMM options
12V DC power supply
ATX power supply


Marvell ESPRESSObin - ARMADA 3700 Networking Community Board

Marvell ESPRESSObin is a high performance 64-bit dual-core networking computing platform based on ARMv8 architecture powered by Marvell dual-core ARMADA 3700  that runs up to 1.2GHZ.  Marvell ESPRESSObin is a low cost community board with low power consumption combined with powerful networking and storage interfaces making the ESPRESSObin board a perfect fit for a wide variety of applications like IoT, home, office, networking and storage.

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Features Marvell ESPRESSObin
SoC Marvell Armada 3700LP (88F3720) dual core ARM Cortex A53 processor up to 1.2GHz
System Memory 1 GB DDR3 or optional 2GB DDR3


Storage 1x SATA interface
1x micro SD card slot with footprint for an optional 4GB EMMC
Network Connectivity 1x Topaz Networking Switch
2x GbE Ethernet LAN
1x Ethernet WAN
1x MiniPCIe slot for Wireless/BLE periphereals
USB 1x USB 3.0
1x USB 2.0
1x micro USB port
Expansion 2x 46-pin GPIO headers for accessories and shields with I2C, GPIOs, PWM, UART, SPI, MMC, etc.
Misc Reset button, JTAG interface
Power supply 12V DC jack or 5V via micro USB port
Power consumption Less than 1W thermal dissipation at 1 GHz

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ARMADA 38x Networking Community Board

Developed by SolidRun, the ClearFog family includes the ClearFog Pro and ClearFog Base. Harnessing the robust processing abilities of the ARMADA 38x SoC from Marvell, the ClearFog offers vast application potential as a flexible development board or a ready to deploy solution.

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