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Viola Carrier Board

 

Viola Carrier Board

  • Low-cost Carrier Board for Colibri System on Module Family
  • 74mm x 74 mm form factor
  • Ideal for mass-production of low-cost and feature-specific end-products

Viola is the smallest off-the-shelf carrier board and is compatible with the entire Colibri product family. Carefully selected features packed in a small form factor makes the Viola carrier board suitable for a wide range of embedded applications. The Viola carrier board is an ideal choice to create low cost embedded solutions. Viola carrier board is designed keeping production environment in mind. For evaluation and development purpose, customers are advised to use Colibri Evaluation Board or Iris Carrier Board. The Viola V1.2 carrier board will be available in two assembly variants:

  • Viola
  • Viola Plus

This section contains initial information needed to set-up the Viola Carrier Board for the first time.

What I need to order

Viola Carrier Board can be ordered along with Colibri System on Modules.

Do I need anything else in addition?

The Carrier Board Accessory Kit includes:

  • Cables: USB, Ethernet, RS232, Jumper Wires
  • Adapters: DVI to VGA, HDMI to DVI, USB to RS232, USB Micro-A to A (USB Micro-AB receptacle to Type A), RS232 Header to D-Sub, Iris Power-adapter
  • Power Adapter: 12VDC 30W with international plugs. This is not compatible with Viola Carrier Board.
  • Product Flyer with cable connection details

Where do I order

All the products can be ordered online at Toradex Webshop

Starting for the first time

Check the article below for all details

Having trouble?

Please contact our technical support. Various option of technical support are mentioned in the article below.

I/O Support

The table below list down the main features available on the Viola V1.2 and Viola Plus V1.2 Carrier Boards.

✓ : Assembled by default.
✖ : Not Assembled.

Features Viola V1.2 Viola Plus V1.2
Ethernet Connector (X5)
2x USB Host (X6, Dual Stacked Type-A)
USB Client (X4, Micro-AB Type)
Micro SD Card Connector (X8)
Unified Interface Display (X7)
Extension Connector (X9)
  • SPI, I2C, UART - A/B/C
  • PWM Output
  • CAN *
  • Parallel Camera Interface (CIF) signals *
  • Up-to 35 GPIOs
Audio Connector (X10)
  • Headphone, Mic In, Audio In
  • Parallel Camera Interface (CIF) signals *
Colibri VFxx Tamper Connector (X11)
Terminal Block Power Supply Connector (X3)
Barrel Power Supply Connector (X2)
Battery Holder (BAT1)
External RTC
LED Indication (3.3V Power)
  • CAN: This is module specific feature and may not be supported on all the modules in Colibri Family. Please refer Colibri module datasheets for more details.
  • Parallel Camera Interface (CIF) signals are connected to the connectors X9 and X10.


* Please note that these features are module-specific and may not be supported by all the computer-on-modules in the Colibri family. For more details, refer to the datasheet of Colibri computer-on-modules.

Design data Viola Carrier Board V1.2

Design data Viola Plus Carrier Board V1.2

Design data Viola Carrier Board Archive

Mechanical Models

A basic 3D model for the Viola Carrier Board can be downloaded here.

This is a SolidWorks CAD model. You can download the free eDrawings model viewer from SolidWorks here.

It is a generic STEP model that can be opened and modified in any 3D CAD.

It is a generic 3D pdf model that can be opened in Adobe Reader.

3D CAD model for previous versions of the Viola Carrier Board can be downloaded for the archive.

Viola Carrier Board

Product # Product Description Changes from Previous Version Release Date PCN Document
01371000 Viola Carrier Board V1.0A Sample Version 2014-07-01 Sample Product, No PCN
01371100 Viola Carrier Board V1.1A Rearranged GPIO/PWM signals on Connector X9
USB Client assembly option added, etc.
2014-09-05 PCN Viola Carrier Board V1.1A 2015-01-08
01371200 Viola Carrier Board V1.2A See Viola Comparison article for details Q3/Q4 2015 PCN Viola Carrier Board V1.2A 2017-12-20
01371200 Viola Carrier Board V1.2B Fixed battery errata 2017-12-20

Viola Plus Carrier Board

Product # Product Description Changes from Previous Version Release Date PCN Document
01421200 Viola Plus Carrier Board V1.2A See Viola Comparison article for details Q3/Q4 2015 PCN Viola Carrier Board V1.2A 2017-07-10
01421201 Viola Plus Carrier Board V1.2B Solving battery holder issue of Errata #1. July 2017