PandaBoard ES

PandaBoard ES

What is the PandaBoard ES?

PandaBoard ES is the latest edition of the popular PandaBoard platform. Check out the below video for an introduction. 

PandaBoard ES Introduction



When can I buy it?

Check out to buy PandaBoard ES.


What are detailed Technical specs?

PandaBoard ES Technical Specs

Core Logic OMAP4460 applications processor

  • Dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ with Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) at upto 1.2 GHz each.
  • Full HD (1080p) multi-standard video encode/decode
  • Imagination Technologies’ POWERVR™ SGX540 graphics core supporting all major API's including OpenGL® ES v2.0, OpenGL ES v1.1, OpenVG v1.1 and EGL v1.3 and delivering 2x sustained performance compared to the previous SGX530 core
  • Low power audio


  • HDMI v1.3 Connector (Type A) to drive HD displays
  • DVI-D Connector (can drive a 2nd display, simultaneous display; requires HDMI to DVI-D adapter)
  • LCD expansion header
  • DSI Support


  • 1 GB low power DDR2 RAM
  • Full size SD/MMC card cage with support for High-Speed & High-Capacity SD cards


  • 3.5"  Audio in/out
  • HDMI Audio out
  • Sterio audio input support


  • Onboard 10/100 Ethernet

Wireless Connectivity

  • 802.11 b/g/n (based on WiLink™ 6.0)
  • Bluetooth® v2.1 + EDR (based on WiLink™ 6.0). Bluetooth Low Energy Capable.


  • 1x USB 2.0 High-Speed On-the-go port
  • 2x USB 2.0 High-Speed host ports
  • General purpose expansion header (I2C, GPMC, USB, MMC, DSS, ETM)
  • Camera expansion header
  • LCD signal expansion using a single set of resistor banks


  • JTAG
  • UART/RS-232
  • 2 status LEDs (configurable)
  • 1 GPIO Button
  • Sysboot switch available on board


  • Height: 4.5" (114.3 mm)
  • Width:  4.0" (101.6 mm)
  • Weight: 2.88 oz (81.5 grams)


Where can I buy the PandaBoard ES?

You can order the PandaBoard ES at Digi-Key today. Other distributors are expected to come online in near future and information will be made available on

How much does the PandaBoard ES cost?

The suggested retail price at distributors is US $182. However, distributors ultimately decide their pricing.

When does PandaBoard ES start shipping?

We expect distributors to start shipment to in early decemeber.

I currently use a PandaBoard and plan to move to PandaBoard ES. Do I need to buy new accessories?

No. PandaBoard ES has been designed so that you can leverage all your PandaBoard peripherals & accessories (like SD card, power supply, cables etc).

Do you have Board resources & documents available?

Yes, please see below.

Will you continue to sell the original PandaBoard?

Yes, we expect world-wider distributors will continue to stock and sell the original PandaBoard as long as there is siginificant demand.

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