The PPC-A55-050 (CS12720-RK3568-050P) is a high-quality industrial panel PC based on the Rockchip RK3568 low-power processor that integrates a quad-core Cortex®-A55 processor. It is available in panel form-factor and features a 5-inch IPS display with a 5-point capacitive touch screen with 1280 x 720 resolution and 400 NIT brightness.

The PPC-A55-050 provides a broad range of connectivity options, such as RS232, RS485, CAN, Ethernet, USB, TF card, onboard audio, RTC with a backup battery, and power management.

Hardware description

The PPC-A55-050 is a full-featured, rugged industrial computer designed and certified for industrial usage. It is ready to deploy industrial applications based on the Rockchip RK3568 low-power processor that integrates a quad-core Cortex®-A55 processor.

The PPC-A55-050 has a 5-point capacitive touch screen with a 1280×720 resolution and 400 NIT brightness. The screen offers stable and accurate control over the device and great image clarity.

There is a TF card interface designed for storage expansion and various connectivity options such as USB, LAN, HDMI, RS232, RS485, and CAN. The PPC-A55-050 has 4 x UART channels in total. The default configuration is 2 x RS232 and 2 x RS485, and 1 debug port. The default settings can be changed. GPIO and 4G/LTE module are not supported due to the limited space on the board.

The PPC-CM4-050 supports panel and 75mm VESA mounting methods.

Weight 310 g
Dimensions 138.55 × 84.70 × 27.10 mm



ARM: Rockchip RK3568

CPU Frequency

Quad Cortex A55, 2.0GHz


2 GB


16 GB

Display Size (inch.)



1280 x 720

Brightness (NIT)

400 NIT

Touch Screen


External storage

TF Card, Supports up to 128GB SDHC




Not supported


1x RJ45, 1 Gbps


3.5mm Audio In/Out Connector, Internal 2W Speaker


Onboard, driven by GPIO


1x USB Type-C, 1 x USB 3.0 HOST, 1x USB 2.0 HOST




Not supported.


2 x RS485


2 x RS232 by deafult (Optional 4 x RS232 at most, include 1 debug port)


1x CAN by default (can be changed to 2 x CAN)


Android 11, Debian 11, Buildroot Linux Qt 5.15

Power Input

6~36V DC

Power Consumption

5.4W Max

Current at 12V

450mA Max at 12V

Working Temperature

0°C to +60°C

Mounting Method

Panel Mounting & VESA



Performances and reliability

The PPC-A55-050 Industrial Panel PC is based on the powerful Rockchip RK3568 chip – a high-range general-purpose SoC that integrates a quad-core Cortex®-A55 processor.

This chip supports various peripheral interfaces and has a built-in independent NPU. It supports Android 11 and Linux systems and is perfect for industrial customization markets such as IoT gateways, cloud terminals, NVR storage, industrial equipment, industrial control panels, industrial control boxes, etc.

Multiple Operating Systems Support

The unit comes preinstalled with Debian 11, Buildroot Linux Qt 5.15 or Android 11. Our dedicated team of software engineers has expertly crafted all necessary drivers to ensure seamless hardware compatibility across widely-used development tools.

Tailored OS Solutions
Our team is ready to assist with custom pre-installation services for projects with specific operating system requirements. Please contact us to discuss your unique needs, and we will work closely with you to provide a tailored solution that aligns perfectly with your project’s specifications.

Documentation and Downloads

Hardware Documentation

Software Documentation

3D Design File

CE Certification

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SKU: CS12720-RK3568-050P

Price: $168.00

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