MIPS® Creator CI20
MIPS Creator CI20

The MIPS® Creator CI20 board is a high performance, fully featured Linux and Android development platform.

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The MIPS® Creator CI20 board is a high performance, fully featured Linux and Android development platform. It incorporates an Ingenic JZ4780 SoC which includes a 1.2 GHz, dual-core MIPS32 processor and PowerVR SGX540 GPU. The CI20 board is preloaded with Debian 7, with other distributions (including Gentoo, Yocto, Angstrom and Arch) being available soon.

Android KitKat v4.4 is being prepared and will be available for download by the end of September 2014.

For more information on the CI20 board including:

  • User’s Guide
  • Hardware and Software Technical documentation
  • Component specifications
  • Schematics
  • Linux kernel, U-Boot sources forum and more…

visit http://elinux.org/MIPS_Creator_CI20

Major hardware features include:

  • Ingenic JZ4780, dual 1.2GHz MIPS32 processor, SGX540 GPU, 32k I&D L1 cache, 512k L2 cache
  • IEEE754 Floating Point Unit
  • 8GB Flash, 1GB DDR3 memory
  • Video playback up to 1080p
  • AC97 audio, via 4-pin input/output jack and HDMI connector
  • Camera interface –ITU645 controller
  • Connectivity – 10/100 ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • HDMI output up to 2K resolution
  • 2 x USB – host and OTG
  • 14-pin ETAG connector
  • 2 x UART, GPIO, SPI, I2C, ADC, expansion headers
  • Power supply

Contact Imagination for availability by completing the Request Form. The Creator CI20 is supplied free of charge to certain approved projects under Imagination’s ecosystem.

The MIPS Creator CI20 board is compatible with the principles and development of prpl.

The prpl foundation is the exciting new open source community for all things MIPS. Find out more at http://www.prplfoundation.org/


Thanks for your interest in the MIPS Creator CI20 development board. While the current programme is now closed, stay tuned for more information as the Creator programme progresses as part of the Imagination community.


This CI20 developer board (the “Board”) is provided ‘as is’ without any guarantees or warranties. In association with the Board, Imagination Technologies Limited and its affiliated companies (together “Imagination”) make no warranties or any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, of title, or of non-infringement of third party rights of any nature. Use of the Board by a user is at the user’s own risk. To the fullest extent that it is permitted to do so by law, Imagination limits its liability to any user for all claims arising out of or in connection with the use of the Board shall be strictly limited to fifty US dollars (US$50).

Each user of the Board hereby agrees to use it for development purposes only and not for commercial production/distribution of any nature. Each user agrees that it shall not attempt to resell or otherwise distribute, disassemble, reverse engineer or decompile the Board or any of its component parts. Use of the Board shall be strictly in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations including relevant export controls.

The firmware/software included with the Board is provided strictly subject to separate licences. You are responsible for complying with all such licences.