NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 & Jetson™ TX1 Carrier (87×57 mm)

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Ordering Guide
  • Optional Accessories

Astro is specifically designed to work with the NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 or Jetson™ TX1 supercomputer-on-module. The Astro Carrier provides access to features found on the Jetson™ TX2 or Jetson™ TX1 module in an extremely small footprint (87 x 57mm). It makes use of a high density, board-to-board connector that allows for use with Connect Tech’s off the shelf or custom designed break out boards.

Compatibility NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1, NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2
Dimensions 87mm x 57mm (3.43″ x 2.24″)
Mini PCIe/mSATA 1x half size card or 1x full length card, PCIe and USB signalling (Mini PCIe)
Storage 1x mSATA, half size card
USB 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0
Network 1 from on-board Intel 82574 PHY/Controller, 1 from the Jetson™ TX1 Module, 2x Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ports
Display 1x HDMI
Audio 1x HDMI Integrated Audio, 1x stereo output
Serial 2x RS-232/422/485 hardware selectable ports
Misc. I2C, RTC battery input, System Control (PWR and RST buttons, etc.)
Video Input 1x MIPI CSI-2 (on breakout board layer)
Connectors 8x U.FL connectors for video input streams using GMSL signalling, 90-pin QSH Samtec connector to be mated to Connect Tech Inc. breakout boards
Power Requirements +7.5V to +14.0V DC Input Range
+12V DC Nominal Input
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C


Model Description
ASG001 Astro Carrier for NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 & Jetson™ TX1
XBG201 Astro Carrier Breakout Board


Model Description
XHG301 TX2/TX1 Passive Heat Sink
XHG302 TX2/TX1 Active Heat Sink
CKG041 ASG001 Full Cable Kit
CBG134 10-pin Minitek to flying Lead Cable (for System Control Header)
CBG111 Dual DB-9 Panel Mount to 10-Pin Minitek Cable
CBG112 6-Pin Minitek to Flying Lead Cable (for I2C Header)
CBG118 Dual Audio (uses HP out only) to 8-Pin Minitek Cable
CBG136 CR2032 RTC Battery w/ 3-pin Connector Cable Assembly – 6032101013
MSG062 12V Power Supply w/ 3.5mm Terminal Block Adapter