Using the Clara in an embedded environment

I’m sorry if this is not in the right section.
After using the AGX Xavier Developer Kit for a while, I’m looking for something with more PCIe slots and network connectivity, while not taking up too much more space. The carrier board the Clara uses certainly has the PCIe slots and network connectivity, but it’s not clear whether it would be possible to strip some off components to make the overall package smaller.

  1. Is it possible to remove the RTX 6000 from the Clara?
  2. The Clara’s board appears to be powered through a 24 pin ATX connector, as well an 8-pin connector you typically see used for GPUs. Could I power the Clara with a different power supply? Can I leave the 8-pin connector unplugged, if I’m not using a discrete GPU?

Thank you.


To answer the questions:

  1. You can operate a Clara AGX without dGPU enabled, but the port is only authorized for use with the supplied RTX 6000 GPU at this time.
  2. Both the 24-pin and 8-pin power connectors on the carrier board must be connected to the supplied power supply. Any other use will not be supported.

Thank you!

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