Forge Carrier Board for NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™

  • Commercially deployable NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™ and AGX Orin™ Industrial* platforms
  • 1x 16-lane MIPI Expansion Connector
  • 2x NVMe M.2 Key M Slots, 2x USB 3.2, 2x GbE, 2x 10GbE
  • Wide input power range 10-36V DC
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 125mm (6.10″ x 4.92″)

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Forge is Connect Tech’s first full-featured Carrier Board for the NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™ module. This carrier board for Jetson AGX Orin™ and AGX Orin™ Industrial* is specifically designed for commercially deployable platforms and has a small footprint of 155mm x 125mm.

Forge provides access to an impressive list of latest generation interfaces on the Jetson AGX Orin while adding additional interfaces of 3x USB 3.2, 2x GbE, Display Port and a locking 6-pin Mini-Fit Jr. power input connector.

Rugged camera add-on expansion boards will also be available for use with Forge to interface directly with high-density MIPI CSI interfaces.

Integrations with external storage and WiFi/Bluetooth via Intel 8265 are also available, contact [email protected] for more details.

*Jetson AGX Orin™ Industrial module is supported on Rev E or later on the AGX201



2x 10GBASE-T (10G Ethernet)
2x 1000BASE-T (1G Ethernet)


1x DisplayPort

Camera Inputs

1x 16-Lane MIPI Expansion Connector

Interface directly to a range of MIPI CSI, GMSL2
or FPD-Link III image sensors.


1x USB 3.2 Ports (Type-C – OTG Capable), 1x USB 3.2 Ports (Type-C)


1x Micro SD, 2x NVMe M.2 Key M Slots


2x @ 3.3V levels UART1 and UART2
2x RS-232/485 UARTs


2x I2C Channel @ 3.3V IO
2x SPI Channel @ 3.3V IO


2x CAN 2.0b Isolated Port


4x 3.3V GPI Inputs
6x 3.3V GPO Outputs (2x PWM Capable)
1x 3.3V Power Pin at 1A

User Expansion

1x M.2 Key E 2230 Wifi/BT (PCIe/USB2)
1x M.2 Key B 3042/3052 (LTE/5G – USB3) with
Micro SIM

Input Power

+10 to 36V DC Wide Input Power
(6-pin Mini-fit Jr. Connector)


Power, Reset, Recovery
(Tactile Buttons as well as fine pitch pin header connector)

RTC Battery

3-pin Picoblade connector to accept CTI battery cable assembly

PCB/Electronics Mechanical Information

Dimensions: 155mm x 125mm

Operating Temperature

-40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)


Jetson AGX Orin

Package InfoBoard Support PackageRelease NotesDate Last Updated
JetPack 6 DP - L4T r36.2.0AGX Orin L4T r36.2.0 BSPAGX Orin L4T r36.2.0 Release Notes04-Apr-24
JetPack 5.1.3 - L4T r35.5.0AGX Orin L4T r35.5.0 BSPAGX Orin L4T r35.5.0 Release Notes13-Jun-24
JetPack 5.1.2 - L4T r35.4.1AGX Orin L4T r35.4.1 BSPAGX Orin L4T r35.4.1 Release Notes06-May-24
JetPack 5.1.1 - L4T r35.3.1AGX Orin L4T r35.3.1 BSPAGX Orin L4T r35.3.1 Release Notes05-Sept-23
JetPack 5.1.0 - L4T r35.2.1AGX Orin L4T r35.2.1 BSPAGX Orin L4T r35.2.1 Release Notes22-Jun-23
JetPack 5.0.2 - L4T r35.1.0AGX Orin L4T r35.1.0 BSPAGX Orin L4T r35.1.0 Release Notes05-Jan-23

Ordering Information

Main Products
Part Number Description
AGX201 Forge Carrier for NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™
Integrated Assemblies
Part Number Description
AGX201-001 Forge Integrated Assembly with AGX Orin Module, TTP only
AGX201-067 Forge Integrated Assembly with AGX Orin Module, Passive Thermal
AGX201-09A Forge Integrated Assembly with AGX Orin Module, Active Thermal
Part Number Description
MSG103 PSU 6pin 12V 250W
XHG319 AGX Orin Active Thermal
XHG320 AGX Orin  Passive Thermal
XHG321 Forge 10G PHY TTP


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