Huawei Release Their First RISC-V Development System – Hi3861 (Feather-like!)

Huawei Release Their First RISC-V Development System – Hi3861

Recently, Huawei announced that it has released its first RISC-V development module that will allow designers to design and develop products using the RISC-V architecture. The new module, called the Hi3861, integrates a RISC-V core onto a module that is similar to the Adafruit Huzzah32 board.

The main controller of the board is the Hi3861 which includes a 32-bit RISC-V core clocked at 160MHz, 352KB SRAM, and 288KB ROM. The module also integrates a 2MB flash memory, and an integrated Wi-Fi controller with a maximum data rate of 72.2Mbps on the 2.4GHz spectrum. Peripherals integrated into the SoC include SDIO, SPI, I2C, GPIO, UART, ADC, PWM, and I2S.

The module itself uses a USB 3.0 connector and a CH340 USB to UART to provide a programming and communication interface. The use of two buttons provides a RESET input and user input for programming while two jumper caps are used for programming the onboard flash. To extend the capabilities of the module, a development board is also available that brings out the pins for use with OLEDs, NFC, extended antenna, and JTAG.

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Appears to be Feather-like!


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