Getting Started

Getting Started #

Here you will learn more about your Orange Pi Lite 2. What stuff you need to get started and how to set up the board.

Requirements #

Orange Pi Lite 2 #

Orange Pi Lite 2

2. A power supply #

You need a power supply that provides at least 5 volts, 2.0 amps for Orange Pi Lite 2. The power adapter comes in two variants EU and US plug.

5V, 4A EU plug

5V4A EU plug

5V, 4A US plug

5V4A US plug

3. A microSD card #

You need a microSD card with a capacity of at least 8 GB with class 10 speed rating.

Orange Pi Lite 2 microSD

4. A keyboard and a mouse #

To setup a Orange Pi Lite 2 for the first time, you will need a USB keyboard and a USB mouse. A Bluetooth keyboard and mouse can also be used after first time setup is complete.

5. A computer moniter #

For Orange Pi desktop environment, you will need a screen and a HDMI cable for Orange Pi Lite 2 to connect to screen.

If you don’t have HDMI capable moniter screen then a VGA moniter can be used with a HDMI to VGA adapter like the one shown below:

HDMI to VGA adapter

Set up your SD card #

Please follow this guide for setup your MicroSD card.

Prepare your microSD card