Quark for Nano

NVIDIA® Jetson™ Nano™ Carrier (82.6 x 58.8mm)

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Ordering Guide
  • Optional Accessories

Quark for Nano is an ultra small, feature rich carrier for AI Computing at the Edge. Just slightly larger than the Jetson SODIMM module, it’s ideal for vision applications, inference, and unmanned payloads.

Quark’s design includes a rich I/O set including 1x USB 3.1, 2x GbE, 2x 2-lane MIPI CSI-2, 1x USB OTG, 1x SD card slot, 3x 3.3V UART, 2 x I2C, and 1x SPI as well as positive locking IO connectors optimized for rugged environments.

Compatibility NVIDIA® Jetson™ Nano™ (Production Module Only)
Display None (Headless Operation only)
USB 1x Gen2 USB 3.1 (Connector: USB Type-C) w/ USB0 OTG connection
UART Type 3x 3.3V TTL UARTs (CONSOLE only)
CAN Not supported
Ethernet 2x Gigabit Ethernet Ports (Connector: Positive Locking Pin Headers)
• 1x GBE from Jetson GBE Port
• 1x GBE from PCIe x1 i210 PHY
SD Card 1x microSD card slot
MIPI Cameras 2x 2-lane MIPI CSI-2 (Connector: 1-1734248-5)
• 15-pin FPC 1mm Pitch Connector
Supported Cameras Direct connect to Quark
• Arducam IMX477
• Arducam IMX219
• e-con Systems e-CAM30_CUNANO
• e-con Systems e-CAM50_CUNANO
• Leopard Imaging LI-IMX219-MIPI-FF-NANO
• Vision Components VC MIPI OV9281
• Vision Components VC MIPI IMX327 C
Misc. IOs 8 GPIOs 3.3V TTL (1x PWM Capable)
2x I2C 3.3V
1x SPI
Dimensions 82.6 x 58.8mm
Power Requirements +5V DC Input (Positive Locking MiniTek Connector)
Operating Temperature -25°C to +85°C
Weight 33g


Model Description
NGX004 Quark Carrier Only
NGX004-01 Quark Carrier + NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ Module + Thermal Transfer Plate
NGX004-02 Quark Carrier + NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ Module + Active Thermal
NGX004-03 Quark Carrier + NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ Module + Passive Thermal


Model Description
CBG112 Power Cable – 6-pin MiniTek w/ Latch, unterminated
CBG117 Ethernet Cable – 10-pin MiniTek w/ Latch, RJ-45 Panel Mount
CBG125 I/O Cable – DF20A 40 Pin, unterminated
XHG308 NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ Passive Heat Sink
XHG309 NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ Active Heat Sink
XHG310 NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ Thermal Transfer Plate