[Tech Update] User Manual update for PoE module | UP Xtreme BIOS updated

Are you using PoE expansion module on UP board?
Power up your UP and UP Squared boards with PoE expansion via 40-pin header!
We have updated our User Manual and also indicated PoE HAT block diagram, in case you encounter any issue while connecting PoE module to UP Board.
It is recommended to connect a 37~65W PoE power supply to RJ45 in (LAN IN), check our wiki page for more information.
UP Xtreme: BIOS V1.8 published (together with Debug version)
We have published BIOS V1.8 and BIOS V1.8D for UP Xtreme!
Other than generic fixes and updates that can be found in the History.txt file, we enabled 2 interesting features for our platform:

Check BIOS update SOP and download the full packages now!
UP Xtreme UEFI BIOS V1.8: https://downloads.up-community.org/download/up-xtreme-uefi-bios-v1-8/
UP Xtreme UEFI DEBUG BIOS V1.8D: https://downloads.up-community.org/download/up-xtreme-uefi-debug-bios-v1-8d/

Working on a Windows project and looking for a driver to control GPIO pins on UP Squared?
For Windows users who would like to control GPIO on UP Squared, here is how:
You would need either Windows 10 (plus drivers) or Windows IoT Core image installed and then add our Windows SDK:
https://downloads.up-community.org/download/up-sdk-for-windows-10-and-windows-iot/

We would also like to share with you that we are also working on a new version of SDK, which includes SPI & UART support and it is scheduled to release in Q3.

We have updated the user’s manual for UP Xtreme and UP Xtreme Edge Compute Enabling Kit
Highlight of updates:
  • Added pinout information about Reset header (CN27) and Power Button (SW2)
  • Ethernet controllers: UP Xtreme equipped 2 LAN allowing users to connect different devices. We use Intel i210 and Intel i219, in the user manual you can see which LAN port is connected to which ethernet controller!

UP Xtreme user manual:
https://downloads.up-community.org/download/up-xtreme-users-manual-and-datasheet/

UP Xtreme Edge Compute Enabling Kit user manual:
https://downloads.up-community.org/download/up-xtreme-edge-user-manual-and-datasheet/

For more questions, you are welcome to join https://www.up-community.org/, where technical experts can help!

Warm regards,
UP Team

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