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User Manual

Release 1.0

Hardware Features

Key Features:
CPU Rokchip RK3399, Dual-core Cortex-A72 (1.8GHz), Quad-core Cortex-A53 (1.4GHz)
Storage TF card supports up to 32GB SDHC
Display 10.1 Inch LCD, 1280*800 Pixel Resolution
Touch Ten-Point Capacitive Touch
USB 2 x USB 2.0 Host, 1 x USB 3.0 Host, 1 x Type-C
LAN 1 Channel 1000M LAN
Audio 3.5mm Audio In/Out Connector, 2W Speaker Internal
Buzzer 1
RS232+RS485 Default 5 x RS232 and 2 x RS485 (Optional 4 x RS485 at most, 1 debug port)
GPIO 8 Channels
WiFi/BT On-Board WIFI/BT
HDMI 1 Channel
4G/LTE Optional
Power Input 15~36V DC
Current @ 15V 500 mA max
Power Consumption 7.5W Typical
Working Temperature -20°C to +70°C
OS Android 7.1, Linux, Debian 9.0
Dimension CS12800R101P: 280*185.5*27.5mm

CS12800R101E: 245*155*11mm

Weight CS12800R101P: 1500g

CS12800R101E: 600g


Figure 1: Front View

Figure 2: Back View


Figure 3: Front View

Figure 4: Back View

Power Input Connector

The product uses a wide-range power input DC 15~36V. The total power consumption is normally about 7.5W. The power input connector is a 3 pin 3.81mm screw terminal connector, as shown in Figure 5.

A detailed description of the power input connector pins is provided in Table 1

Figure 5: Power Input Connector

Table 1

Power Input Pin Definition:
Pin Number Definition Description
Pin 1 Positive Input Connect to DC Power Positive Terminal
Pin 2 Negative Input Connect to DC Power Negative Terminal
Pin 3 Ground Connect to Power System Ground


The system ground “GND” has been connected to power negative “-” on board.

Capacitive Touch

The product CS12800R101P/ CS12800R101E uses a ten-point capacitive touch screen.


Capacitive touch screens are very sensitive to power noise. Ripple voltage/current from the power adapter can cause the LCD ripples, as well as the capacitive touch malfunction. If you use the APK Multi-Touch under Android to test it, you can find the touchpoint float. There are several ways to solve this problem:

1)  Use a high-quality power adapter. Or a battery to provide power like a cell phone or tablet PC. 

2)  If the power adapter isn’t good enough, make sure the power input connector Pin 3 is connected to the Ground. This method can eliminate the problem totally. You can test it by touching the GND with one hand, while the other hand operates on the capacitive touch screen. In this case, the user’s body acts as the Power System Ground.

RS485+RS232 Connector

The RS485+RS232 connector is a 16 Pin 3.81mm Screw Terminal Connector, as Figure 6 shows. As for the definition of every pin, please refer to Table 2. This product has 7 channels of UART in total that can be configured as RS232 or RS485 freely. If you need any other setting different from the default one, please contact us.

Figure 6: RS485+RS232 Connector

Table 2

RS232 / RS485 / CAN Pin Definition:
Pin Number Definition Description
Pin 1 RS485_4+ USB UART4, RS485 +(A) signal
Pin 2 RS485_4- USB UART4, RS485 -(B) signal
Pin 3 RS485_3+ USB UART3, RS485 +(A) signal
Pin 4 RS485_3- USB UART3, RS485 -(B) signal
Pin 5 RS232_2_RXD USB UART2, RS232 RXD signal
Pin 6 RS232_2_TXD USB UART2, RS232 TXD signal
Pin 7 RS232_1_RXD USB UART1, RS232 RXD signal
Pin 8 RS232_1_TXD USB UART1, RS232 TXD signal
Pin 9 CPU_RS232_4_RXD CPU UART4, CPU RS232 RXD signal
Pin 10 CPU_RS232_4_TXD CPU UART4, CPU RS232 TXD signal
Pin 11 CPU_RS232_0_RXD CPU UART0, CPU RS232 RXD signal
Pin 12 CPU_RS232_0_TXD CPU UART0, CPU RS232 TXD signal
Pin 13 CPU_RS232_2_RXD CPU UART2, CPU RS232 RXD signal
Pin 14 CPU_RS232_2_TXD CPU UART2, CPU RS232 TXD signal
Pin 15 GND System Ground
Pin 16 +5V System +5V Power Output, No more than 1A Current output.

USB 2.0 Connector

There are four USB 2.0 connectors, as Figure 7 shows. Each can provide 500mA of current.

Figure 7: USB HOST Connector

USB 3.0 Connector

The product CS12800R101P/ CS12800R101E has one USB 3.0 connector as Figure 8 shows.

Figure 8: USB 3.0 Connector

USB Type-C

As well as one USB Type-C connector, as shown in Figure 9.

Figure 9: USB Type-C Connector

LAN Connector

The product CS12800R101P/ CS12800R101E has one channel 1000Mbit Ethernet Connector, as Figure 10 shows.

Figure 10: LAN Connector

TF Card

The product CS12800R101P/ CS12800R101E has one TF (uSD) card connector, as Figure 11 shows, that supports a TF (uSD) card up to 32GB.

Figure 11: TF Card Connector


A TF card does not come with the product.

SIM Card Holder

There is one SIM card holder, as shown in Figure 12. To read the SIM card data, you need a 4G/LTE module. There is a mini-PCIe connector inside that enables a 4G/LTE module to be mounted.

Figure 12: mini-PCIe Connector&4G Module

Figure 13: SIM Card Holder and 4G Antenna


The 4G module is not provided by default but can be ordered along with the product. Please note that the Ubuntu driver for the 4G module is not available right now.

Audio Connector

The product CS12800R101P/ CS12800R101E has one Audio Input (“Line-in”) and one Audio (“Line-out”) output, as Figure 14 shows. It also has an internal 2W speaker.

Figure 14: Audio Connector


The product has one WiFi+BT module, based on the Realtech RTL8723, which integrates WiFi and BT. There is a connector on the backside of the case that is used to connect an external WiFi and BT antenna, as shown in Figure 15.

Figure 15: WiFi+BT Antenna

HDMI Connector

The product CS12800R101P/ CS12800R101E has one HDMI connector as Figure 16 shows. The HDMI output resolution can be configured by software.

Figure 16: HDMI Connector

Power Button

Figure 17 shows the product’s power button.

Figure 17: Power On Button

Expansion Connector

There is one Expansion Connector (closed by default), as Figure 18 shows. As for the definition of every Pin, please refer to Table 3.

Figure 18: GPIO Connector

Table 3

GPIO Connector Definition
Pin Number Definition
Pin 1 IN4
Pin 2 IN3
Pin 3 IN2
Pin 4 IN1
Pin 5 OUT4
Pin 6 OUT3
Pin 7 OUT2
Pin 8 OUT1
Pin 10 VCC_ISO

This GPIO Connector is optional. If you need it, please contact us. All GPIO signals are isolated, and the VCC_ISO supports a 5V~24V input.

Dimensions and Mounting

The dimensions of CS12800R101P-C111 are 280*185.5*27.5mm

The dimensions of CS12800R101E-C111 are 245*155*11mm.

Mounting Method

The CS12800R101P can be mounted by screw holes (Vesa mount) and Panel mounting. The CS12800R101E can be mounted by Embedded mounting. Please make sure the display is not exposed to high pressure when mounting into an enclosure.

Figure 19: Panel Mounting Method

Figure 20: Embedded Mounting Method

Chipsee Products Naming Rules



CS Chipsee Product Abbreviations
12 Horizontal Resolution

80Means 800 Pixel

10Means 1024 Pixel

12Means 1280 Pixel

14Means 1440 Pixel

19Means 1920 Pixel

800 Vertical Resolution

480Means 480 Pixel

600Means 600 Pixel

768Means 768 Pixel

800Means 800 Pixel

900Means 900 Pixel

102Means 1024 Pixel

108Means 1080 Pixel

R(F/T) Product based on Rockchip (Freescale/TI) CPU
101 LCD Dimension

050Means 5.0 Inch

070Means 7.0 Inch

080Means 8.0 Inch

097Means 9.7 Inch

101Means 10.1 Inch

104Means 10.4 Inch

120Means 12.0 Inch

150Means 15.0 Inch

170Means 17.0 Inch

190Means 19.0 Inch

215Means 21.5 Inch

P Means Embedded PC or Panel PC

E  Means Embedded PC without Case

P  Means Panel PC with Case

C Means Touch Type

R  Means Resistive Touch

C  Means Capacitive Touch

1 Means LCD Brightness

1  Means Common Brightness

2  Means High Brightness

1 PCB Version

Baseboard PCB Version Number

1 PCB Version

SOM Module PCB Version Number

How to Get Support

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If your question is about technical support or troubleshooting for one of our products, we kindly ask you to first check our documentation for a possible solution.
If you cannot find the solution you are looking for then please write to service@chipsee.com providing all possible details.

Chipsee assumes no responsibility for any errors, which may appear in this manual. Furthermore, Chipsee reserves the right to alter the hardware, software, and/or specifications detailed herein at any time without notice, and does not make any commitment to update the information contained herein. Chipsee products are not authorized for use as critical components in life support devices or systems.

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