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[[Jetson TK1]] has the mounting holes for a half-height slot, so the following cards can be used directly:
 
[[Jetson TK1]] has the mounting holes for a half-height slot, so the following cards can be used directly:
  
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* [http://www.sybausa.com/productInfo.php?iid=1377 Gigabit Ethernet LAN]. Verified as working [https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/762864/embedded-systems/jetson-tk1-mini-epci-wifi/post/4265190/#4265190 on the forum].
 
* [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833106190 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 5GHz dual-band 867Mbps Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0 & BLE] for $33 (untested). Works best with a [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Antenna-SMA-reverse-2dBi dual-band antenna] + [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Pigtail-Antenna-PIGSMA-Triband adapter].
 
* [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833106190 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 5GHz dual-band 867Mbps Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0 & BLE] for $33 (untested). Works best with a [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Antenna-SMA-reverse-2dBi dual-band antenna] + [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Pigtail-Antenna-PIGSMA-Triband adapter].
 
* [http://www.mini-box.com/Intel-Centrino-Advanced-N-6235?sc=8&category=1363 802.11a/b/g/n 5GHz dual-band 300Mbps Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0] for $29 (untested). Works best with a [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Antenna-SMA-reverse-2dBi dual-band antenna] + [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Pigtail-Antenna-PIGSMA-Triband adapter].
 
* [http://www.mini-box.com/Intel-Centrino-Advanced-N-6235?sc=8&category=1363 802.11a/b/g/n 5GHz dual-band 300Mbps Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0] for $29 (untested). Works best with a [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Antenna-SMA-reverse-2dBi dual-band antenna] + [http://www.mini-box.com/Wireless-Pigtail-Antenna-PIGSMA-Triband adapter].
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=== Full-height mini-PCIe add-on cards (indirectly usable) ===
 
=== Full-height mini-PCIe add-on cards (indirectly usable) ===
[[Jetson TK1]] has the mounting holes for a half-height slot, so a full-height card can be used but it will stick out a lot and not be physically mounted firmly, unless if you use a [http://www.hwtools.net/Adapter/MM3U.html full-height to half-height mini-PCIe adapter board].
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[[Jetson TK1]] has the mounting holes for a half-height slot, so a full-height card can be used but it will stick out a lot and not be physically mounted firmly, unless if you use a [http://www.hwtools.net/Adapter/MM3U.html full-height to half-height mini-PCIe adapter board], an [http://www.amazon.com/BQLZR-Express-Extender-Extension-Powerful/dp/B00T2FP7X4 extension cable/board], or an [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007VXJ9IS extension bracket].
 
* [http://www.minipciessd.com/ 128GB SSD] (untested).
 
* [http://www.minipciessd.com/ 128GB SSD] (untested).
 
* [http://www.telit.com/products/datacards/minipcie/ 3G Modem + GPS combo] (untested).
 
* [http://www.telit.com/products/datacards/minipcie/ 3G Modem + GPS combo] (untested).
 
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html SATA RAID] (untested).
 
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html SATA RAID] (untested).
* [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833106190 USB3.0] (untested).
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* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009WN7SQA USB3.0] (this device may have transfer issues, see [https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/903602/jetson-tk1/usb3-via-pcie-card/ forum]).
 
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html Dual Gigabit LAN] (untested).
 
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html Dual Gigabit LAN] (untested).
 
* [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158304 4 x RS232 serial ports] (untested).
 
* [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158304 4 x RS232 serial ports] (untested).
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html FireWire] (untested).
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* [https://www.startech.com/Cards-Adapters/FireWire/3-Port-2b-1a-1394-Mini-PCI-Express-FireWire-Card-Adapter~MPEX1394B3 FireWire] (Firewire cameras display in Coriander/ROS, using extension cable [http://www.amazon.com/BQLZR-Express-Extender-Extension-Powerful/dp/B00T2FP7X4 above] ).
 
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html Analog video capture] (untested).
 
* [http://www.globalamericaninc.com/peripherals/pci-express-mini-cards.html Analog video capture] (untested).

Latest revision as of 14:37, 16 May 2016

mini-PCIe is a smaller version of the traditional PCIe desktop standard for add-on cards. mini-PCIe has been used in most laptops for Wifi as well as Bluetooth or SSD.

There are 2 types of mini-PCIe: full-height (30x50.95mm) and half-height (30x26.8mm). They both have the same electrical connection but different lengths stick out when plugged into the socket. Note that half-height mini-PCIe looks almost identical to mSATA and thus it is common to confuse mSATA SSD cards with mini-PCIe SSD cards. Sometimes they are actually compatible but not always.

Half-height mini-PCIe add-on cards (directly usable)

Jetson TK1 has the mounting holes for a half-height slot, so the following cards can be used directly:

Full-height mini-PCIe add-on cards (indirectly usable)

Jetson TK1 has the mounting holes for a half-height slot, so a full-height card can be used but it will stick out a lot and not be physically mounted firmly, unless if you use a full-height to half-height mini-PCIe adapter board, an extension cable/board, or an extension bracket.