Highly configurable and programmable TV box with open source firmware

People who have smart TVs sometimes get disappointed with limited functionality, lag and lack of customization.


TV box in other hand can give much more flexibility and ability to expand feature list. GeekBox has been working on intelligent TV box which features High performance Octa core 64bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor that includes graphics chip capable of producing 4Kx2K video. There are 2GB+16GB eMMC 5.0 memory on board which ensures fast reading and writing speeds. AP6354 WiFi module gives all latest wireless and Bluetooth communication capabilities. TV box comes in modular design where main board is interfaced using MXM3 interface. So it can be used as development board, expansion board or plug-in board for other devices. Box comes with a set of interfaces you can choose: 2 USB, 1 Micro USB, 1 HDMI 2.0, 1 DC In, 1 RJ45 1000M LAN, 1 TF Card Slot, 1 Fan connector, 1 RTC Battery connector, 1 Serial Port, 1 TP interface, 1 Display interface.


The biggest fun begins with its firmware. It comes with dual boot option featuring Android (Light Biz OS mod) and Ubuntu. Both are open source and can be downloaded from GitHub. You can customize, and enjoy your way.

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