BeagleBone Development Board

(ACTIVE) BEAGLEBN

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Description

The BeagleBone is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for ARM® Cortex™-A8 processor developers. Boot Linux in under 10-seconds and get started on Sitara™ AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 processor development in less than 5 minutes with just a single USB cable. For TI-supported hardware platforms, consider the Sitara ARM AM335x Starter Kit or AM335x Evaluation Module.

The BeagleBone ships with the Ångström Linux distribution on a micro-SD card to start evaluation and development. Many other Linux distributions and operating systems are also supported on BeagleBone including:

BeagleBone's capabilities can be extended using plug-in boards - called capes - that can be plugged into the BeagleBone's two 46-pin dual-row expansion headers. Capes are available for DVI-D, VGA, LCD, motor control, prototyping, battery power and other functionality. More information.

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Features
BeagleBone
Example Applications Robotics, motor drivers, Twitter printer, data backup, SDR base station, USB data acquisition and more
Board size 3.4" x 2.1"
DDR memory 256 MB
Development environment Cloud9 IDE on Node.JS with Bonescript library
Ethernet On-chip 10/100 Ethernet
JTAG On-board USB-to-serial/JTAG
Memory microSD slot & 4-GB microSD card w/ Angstrom Linux Distribution
More info Product Details
Power Options Via USB or 5V DC input
Price (USD) Per Unit $89.00
Processor 720-MHz AM3358 Sitara ARM Cortex-A8
USB 1-port USB 2.0
Version Date 26 Oct 2011

Looking for assistance? Check out these resources:
Step 1 Step 2 Step 3

Read the BeagleBone Quick-Start Guide

Reference the BeagleBone System Reference Manual

Visit the BeagleBone Support Community


What's Included

  • 1 box
  • 1 BeagleBone in ESD bag
  • 4-GB micro SD card with Angstrom Linux distribution
  • SD card adapter
  • Micro USB cable


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Part Number Buy from Texas Instruments or Third Party Status Host   OS   Current Version   Version Date  

BEAGLEBN:
BeagleBone Development Board

$89.00(USD)

ACTIVE PC   Linux, Android   v1.0   30 NOV 2012  
Technical Documents
User guides (4)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
Sitara Linux Software Developer's Guide (Wiki) 19 Dec 2012 Wiki*
BeagleBone System Reference Manual (external link) 20 Dec 2012
BeagleBone Quick-Start Guide (external link) 20 Dec 2012
BeagleBone Product Details (external link) 20 Dec 2012
More literature (1)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
BeagleBoard.org (external link) 20 Dec 2012
White Papers (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 654 13 Jun 2012 1,218
More Literature (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 3683 22 Apr 2013 2,533

Software (2)

Name Part Number Software Type
Android Development Kit for Sitara Microprocessors  ANDROIDSDK-SITARA  Software Development Kits (SDK) 
Linux EZ Software Development Kit (EZSDK) for Sitara™ Processors  LINUXEZSDK-SITARA  Software Development Kits (SDK) 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
AM335x Evaluation Module  TMDXEVM3358  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
AM335x Starter Kit  TMDSSK3358  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

Reference Designs (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Internet Enabled 3D Printer Motion Controller Reference Design  TIDEP0007  TI Designs

TI Devices (11)

Part Number Name Product Family
AM3358  Sitara Processor  ARM Cortex-A8 Core 
SN74AUP2G08  Low-Power Dual 2-Input Positive-AND Gate  Logic 
SN74LVC2G00  Dual 2-Input Positive-NAND Gate  Logic 
SN74LVC2G07  Dual Buffer/Driver with Open-Drain Output  Logic 
TPD4S012  4-Channel USB ESD Solution with Power Clamp  ESD/EMI Protection 
TPS65217B  Single-Chip PMIC for Battery-Powered Systems for AM335x ZCZ, DDR2  Power Management 
TPS73701  Single Output LDO, 1A, Adj. (1.2 to 5.0V), Reverse Current Protection  Linear Regulator (LDO) 
WL1801MOD  TI WiLink 8 Single Band WiFi Module  Wireless Connectivity 
WL1805MOD  WiLink 8 Single Band, 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi Module  Wireless Connectivity 
WL1831MOD  WiLink 8 Single Band Combo Wi-Fi, BT & BLE Module  Wireless Connectivity 
WL1835MOD  WiLink 8 Single Band Combo 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi, BT & BLE Module  Wireless Connectivity 
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