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Questions tagged [beagleboard]

The BeagleBoard is a single-board computer powered by an ARM CPU running Linux.

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Any Issues Getting BeagleBone Black Wireless to run off of LiPo with Diode Fix?

This helpful question pointed me into the right direction for powering the BBB with a 3.7V LiPo battery. However, as this answer demonstrated, I won't be able to give the WiFi/BT module power in doing ...
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Connecting Temperature sensor EVAL board (ADT7516) to the BeagleBone Green [closed]

I have a BeagleBone Green and an evaluation board of the temp sensor (ADT7516). I also have a 4-pin female jumper to grove 4 pin conversion cable. I am not an electronics student and have no idea ...
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Questions about the battery management circuit of Beaglebone Blue

I'm currently trying to build a battery charging circuit and decided to reverse engineer the battery management circuit of BeagleBone Blue to understand how it works. Some of my questions are pretty ...
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Beaglebone: Unable to boot with custom cape

I made a custom cape (attached) for my beaglebone black and when I connect it, the beaglebone doesn't boot, only the power led turns on. I'm booting from an SD card and I have disabled the HDMI and ...
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Why Do Pin Numbers Sometimes Look Like Reference Designators? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I look at schematics like the Beagleboard and the Raspberry Pi, some of the pin numbers look like reference designators, like C10. And what makes it even more confusing is that there is ...
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Beagleboard Black all GPIOs are activated by a single GPIO

Earlier I was having a problem with BeagleBoard Black Rev C , which I discussed in the question below. GPIO.HIGH,LOW doesn't up LED Beagleboard I've found the real problem. Whenever I turn any ...
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How to connect a 4D display to a beaglebone black?

I am fairly new to all this so sorry if this question is rather trivial. I have a 4D Picasso Display (28PTU-Pi) and I want to connect it to my Beaglebone board. So plugged the usb cable into the ...
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Beaglebone black + serial enabled LCD

I'm trying to interface a SparkFun Serial Enabled 16x2 LCD (3.3V) to a Beaglebone Black. Since the beagleboard has on-board 3.3v and ground, I used that for the power to the LCD. For the 3.3v TTL ...
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Monitor goes to sleep immediately after reboot

After booting my BeagleBord (Original Rev C5), Monitor shows the ubuntu login screen and everything seems fine. but after few seconds the monitor goes blank and displays "Going to sleep". Why does ...
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Cannot boot my BeagleBoard into Angstrom

I have an original BeagleBoard Rev C5 (NOT xM). I followed this tutorial to boot it into linux, but I am stuck and need help solving this issue. Currently I have two problems: **First: ** When ...
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Beaglebone GPU usage

The beaglebone uses TI AM335X SOC which has a SGX530 3D Graphics Engine. I wish to know if there is a single open source operating system available in the world wide web capable of using the ...
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Relation between ADC register value & ADC accessing time?

I don't have any Electronics background.I am Software Engineer. I want to know that is there any relation between accessing the ADC buffers with a time (T ) & the ADC buffer values. I am working ...
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beaglebone black doesn't autoboot when powered over jack or vdd pins

I have a BBB and it works quite well however when I power it over the Barrel connector or over the vdd pins rather then use the usb connection it doesn't automatically boot. When I put the barrel ...
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Beaglebone black usb host current

I'm using a Beaglebone black + BBVIEW 4.3 LCD Display + Datalogic Magellan 110i usb scanner. The scanner is connected to the usb host port but when I read a bar code the scanner goes down and then up ...
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How to prevent applying power to I/O pins before BBB ready?

From the Beaglebone Black SRM Rev C.1: "DO NOT APPLY VOLTAGE TO ANY I/O PIN WHEN POWER IS NOT SUPPLIED TO THE BOARD. IT WILL DAMAGE THE PROCESSOR AND VOID THE WARRANTY. NO PINS ARE TO BE DRIVEN UNTIL ...
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Beagleboard USB Packet sniffer

I had picked up a beagleboard a few weeks ago and had then looked into the USB sniffer project that had been created a while back. (https://gitorious.org/beagleboard-usbsniffer/) I understand that ...
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Will using a wallpowered usb cable to power a beaglebone black provide more power than on USB to computer?

I couldn't find anything about this specific situation, but will it work, and are there any side effects that could damage it? Also, will it treat the USB as a computer?
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MicroSD card on Beagleboard A6 white is only 70 MB?

I have one of the older A6 revision beagleboard. They advertise that it comes with a 4GB microSD card. I plugged the card to the beagleboard, then plugged the beagleboard to my ubuntu computer via USB....
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How to power up BeagleBoard-xM using batteries?

I 'm looking for a battery solution to power up BeagleBoard-xM. Until now, I used a 5 V, 3.2 A AC/DC power supply adapter (2.1 mm barrel plug). I 'm thinking of using a 4 x 1.2 NiMH AA battery pack (...
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Shift 0-1.8V logic to 0-5V logic

I'm using BeagleBoard-xM McSPI to drive an MCP42050 digital potentiometer. Before using the SPI chip itself I'll try bitbanging through 3 GPIOs (but my question relates to both configurations). BB ...
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Straight vs Null Modem Serial cable confusion

I have a cable having a DB 9 male at one end and a female at another end. I will be using this cable to connect BeagleBoard Xm ver C1 to the serial port of my PC. I understand the pins with respect ...
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Beaglebone Black TFT display

Is there any way to connect to LCD display modules through SPI as can for example be done with the Rapberry Pi through the use of https://github.com/notro/fbtft/wiki. I would also like to use one with ...
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How much power can be supplied over Beaglebone Black's USB?

I'm using Beaglebone Black. How much power can I provide over USB to an external device? I have read the specifications, and the information I found was 2 amps to the board should be good enough to ...
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BeagleBone VS Arduino/AVR/PIC - benefit of running Linux?

Is there a reason that the BeagleBoards run Linux? Is there a certain advantage to doing so? If Linux is used to host the Beagleboard units, what analog does the Arduino use? I am working on a ...
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How to program a BeagleBone board?

Until now I used Microchip PIC, to program this microprocessor there is MPLAB. I would like to make a step forward and learn about other microcontrollers. I found the BeagleBone Black quiet promising ...
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Why this transistor logic as switch is not working?

I am new to transistors and have read little bit about them. Please let me know if need to supply additional information to debug this issue related to transistors. Something about my project: I ...
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Storage in embedded linux

I am basically from a background of small microcontrollers(arm7,cortex-m series). As I started working with a cortex a8 board(beagleboard xm), I always wonder how to store applications in flash/ram ...
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ADC for measuring 0-5V but connected to 3.3V device

I have a BeagleBone (BB) and want to connect the analog output of a motor controller to it. The motor controller creates an output in the range of -4V to +4V and the BB anlog inputs only accept ...
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Beaglebone GPIO always return 1

I'm trying to get a button to work on my Beaglebone. I bought MAKE Volume 32 and tried to follow the guide in there. But when I read the GPIO pin, do I always get 1. I also tried to disconnect ...
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BeagleBoard XM with XDS100v2

I am going to buy a beagleboard xm. The emulator what I got is XDS100v2. Can I able to debug with this in eclipse environment? What everyone suggests in forums is we can use it with Code Composer ...
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Driving a 12V door strike from 3V3 BeagleBone?

I'm trying to control a 12V electronic door strike lock from my 3V3 BeagleBone. Here's a diagram of my circuit: My circuit probably needs a NPN transisor of some sort, but I'm not sure which one ...
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Linux/open-source program to open (OrCAD) schematics for BeagleBone?

I'm trying to open BeagleBone's schematics for an OrCAD file in Linux, but EAGLE seems unable to do the job. What are some options? Original Orcad ZIP file: http://beagleboard.org/static/beaglebone/...
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High resolution timer on the BeagleBone?

Is there a high-resolution timer (microsecond resolution or better) available on the BeagleBone (TI AM3358 ARM Cortex-A8 based) development board?
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Can the Arduino (or other electronics protoyping boards) deliver direct current waveforms for muscle and nerve stimulation applications?

I am currently interested in Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), and I have observed that most studies in the field utilize DC-Stimulation equipment from manufacturers like NeuroConn and ...
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Can a replacement iPad screen be used on a BeagleBoard?

I have been trying to find a good touchscreen with multitouch support for the BeagleBoard. I have not had much success, but have noticed that iPad replacement screens are available fairly ...
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Expansion of Beagleboard?

I have been wondering about Beagleboard and it's possibilities of supporting many embedded OSes What I was wondering was: Using a SSD as a SD Card? Does it depend on the OS? Relocation of the Usb ...
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Arm development board with lots of PWMs [closed]

I am looking for a Arm development board for a new project I am working on (64 RGB LED POV Globe). POV globe speed questions I have lots of experience with the Arduino boards but I would like to take ...
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Battery-powering up a Beagleboard XM

I'm looking for a battery solution for the Beagleboard XM, which requires a 5V power supply. I currently have a simple 4x1.2V AA battery pack, but I'm not particularly satisfied with it: 1) It gets ...
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Recommended first steps with the BeagleBoard

How can I easily start off professional development with the BeagleBoard XM? Which OS should I work with? .. my choices include: Ubuntu Android MeeGo WinCE QNX Angstrom (preinstalled) Symbian ...