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Introducing ZimaBoard

Cloud Computing for Rebels

More than an SBC

ZimaBoard is a low-cost single board server designed for makers and geeks like you. It has both the expandability of an x86 SBC and the appropriate power of a microserver.

Your Data, Your Cloud

Build your personal cloud and easily expand to over 36TB disk space as your data grows. No more subscription fee, get 100% control over your private data, 24 hours online.

Secure, Customized Traffic

Run OpenWRT and pfSense on ZimaBoard, expand various plug-ins, setup your VPN, hide your digital footprint, ban the ads, and protect your sensitive data from breaches.

Full Speed, Full Experience

ZimaBoard is equipped with 2x GbE LAN Ports and 1 MiniDP that offers up to 4K/60Hz video at 100MB/sec speed. Enjoy cinema-level, real-time AV streaming experience at home.

100% Tinker Friendly

ZimaBoard packs an onboard PCIe x4 interface with dozens of available accessories. Extend your setup with 2.5Gbe, NVMe NGFF SSD, WiFi dongle, XMOS/DAC module, and more!

Open, Community-based

ZimaBoard is open source and always will be. We take this transparent approach in all we do both as a company and as a community. Want to jump in and look at our code? Do it.

Applications

One Board to Rule Them All

Personal Cloud

ZimaBoard allows you to easily expand to 36TB disk space (2 x SATA) as your data grows. Enjoy fast reading and writing experience just like your local hard disk when connected via gigabit network.

Up to 36TB

Storage Space

100MB/sec

Write Speed

$0

Recurring Fee

Hardware Router

With its superior compatibility offered by the x86 chipset, you can turn ZimaBoard into a hardware router. Create secure VPN connection, run lightweight services like FTP Server, BitTorrent Client, perform Traffic-Shaping and QoS, or even set up a private access to your office computer.

OpenWRT

Compatible

pfSense

Compatible

6W

TDP

Plex Media Server

With the Plex Media Server installed on ZimaBoard, get all your media organized, stream your favorite collections of movies, TV shows anywhere on all your devices, and enjoy millions of high-resolution tracks via Tidal. Transforming the way you browse and enjoy your personal media library.

0TB-36TB

Capacity

4K/60Hz

Streaming

Transcoding

Yes

File Share & Collaboration

Boost your teamwork seamlessly on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment. With ZimaBoard, you can set up a large-volume shared disk right at home or in the office. Edit your videos, photos, and documents with others on multiple systems in real-time.

Nextcloud

Compatible

Self-hosting

Compatible

GDPR

Compliant

Personal Server

In practice, Zimaboard as a personal server offers excellent development possibilities and performance/price ratio as an x86 microserver. For example, it is perfect for git server, web server (Apache / lighttpd / NGINX), print server, chat server, or a Minecraft server.

933

Multi-core Score

Linux

Pre-installed

Windows

Compatible

Industry/Embedded Projects

Use ZimaBoard for data collection, data buffering, and data preprocessing to provide accurate and effective on-site IoT data for the cloud or local server, offering instant decision-making to provide agile responses, significantly reducing cloud and network infrastructure dependence.

32TB

Data Pool

Docker

Compatible

4G/5G

Ready

for Makers, by Makers

Developed In the Crowd

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Specifications

Software
Pre-installed OS
Linux
Compatible OS
Linux / Windows /
OpenWrt / pfSense /
Android / Libreelec
Perfomance
Model
ZimaBoard 216 ZimaBoard 432 ZimaBoard 832
Processor
Intel Celeron Processor 'Apollo Lake'
N3350
2 Cores
1.1GHz base frequency
2.4GHz Burst
2MB L2 cache
N3450
4 Cores
1.1GHz base frequency
2.2Hz Burst
2MB L2 cache
N3450
4 Cores
1.1GHz base frequency
2.2GHz Burst
2MB L2 cache
Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics 500
200MHz Base Frequency
650MHz Burst
200MHz Base Frequency
700MHz Burst
200MHz Base Frequency
700MHz Burst
Memory
3200MHz LPDDR4, dual-channel
2GB 4GB 8GB
Onboard Storage
eMMC 5.1
16GB 32GB 32GB
TDP
6W
Connectivity
HDD/SSD 2x SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports
LAN 2x GbE LAN Ports
Realtek 8111H
USB 2x USB 3.0
PCle 1x PCle 2.0 x4
Display 1x Mini-DisplayPort 1.2
4k@60Hz
Power DC 12V 5.5x2.5mm
Features
Cooling Passive
Virtualization Intel VT-d, VT-x
Security AES-NI
Transcoding Support 1080P video
Decoding H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2, VC-1
Size and weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
120mm x 74.5mm x 25mm
Get ZimaBoard

Choose Your Model

ZimaBoard 216

$99.9

  • Dual Core 1.1-2.4GHz
  • 2G Dual Channel LPDDR4
  • 16GB eMMC Storage
  • 2x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • 2x GbE LAN

ZimaBoard 432

$139.9

  • Quad Core 1.1-2.2GHz
  • 4G Dual Channel LPDDR4
  • 32GB eMMC Storage
  • 2x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • 2x GbE LAN

ZimaBoard 832

$179.9

  • Quad Core 1.1-2.2GHz
  • 8G Dual Channel LPDDR4
  • 32GB eMMC Storage
  • 2x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • 2x GbE LAN