NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1/TX2/TX2i Carrier (87×57 mm)

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Ordering Guide
  • Optional Accessories

Astro is specifically designed to work with the NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1/TX2/TX2i supercomputer-on-module. The Astro Carrier provides access to features found on the Jetson™ TX1/TX2/TX2i 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, TX2 or TX2i
Video Input 1x MIPI CSI-2 (2-lane)
* Power-Over-Coax Not Supported, external power must be provided to GMSL Camera Module
Display 1x HDMI interface (Supports up to HDMI 2.0
UHD 4K [2160p] at 60Hz
USB 1x USB 3.0
2x USB 2.0
UART 2x RS-232/422/485 hardware selectable ports
CAN 1x CAN bus
Mini PCIe/mSATA 1x half size card or 1x full length card, PCIe and USB signalling (Mini PCIe)
Storage 1x mSATA, half size card
Network 2x Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ports:
1 from on-board Intel 82574 PHY/Controller
1 from the Jetson™ TX1 Module, 2x Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ports
Audio 1x HDMI Integrated Audio
1x stereo output
Misc. I2C
RTC battery input
System Control (PWR and RST buttons, etc.)
Connectors 90-pin QSH Samtec connector to be mated to Connect Tech Inc. breakout boards
Dimensions 87mm x 57mm (3.43″ x 2.24″)
Power Requirements +7.5V to +14.0V DC Input Range
+12V DC Nominal Input
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C
Weight • ASG001 (Astro Carrier): 46 grams (with stand-offs attached)
• XBG201 or XBG206 (Breakout Board): 51 grams
• Astro + Jetson TX2/TX2i/TX1: 144 grams (with heatsink); 75 grams (without heatsink)


Model Description
ASG001 Astro Carrier for NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1/TX2/TX2i
ASG012 Astro Carrier for NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1/TX2/TX2i with GMSL
XBG201 Astro Carrier Breakout Board FOR TX1/TX2
XBG206 Astro Carrier Breakout Board FOR TX2i
XHG301 TX2/TX1 Passive Heat Sink
XHG302 TX2/TX1 Active Heat Sink
XHG303 TX2i Passive Finned Heatsink
XHG304 TX2i Active Thermal Heatsink


Model Description
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
CBG225 U.FL to SMA (for ASG012)
MSG070 Astro Multi-Region Power Supply