BeagleBoard

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The BeagleBoard is a development board for the TI OMAP3530 system-on-chip.

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Specifications

  • Texas Instruments OMAP3530 processor
  • 128 or 256 MiB DDR RAM (depends on revision)
  • 256 MiB NAND Flash
  • I/O connections:
    • DVI-D via HDMI connector
    • S-Video
    • USB On-The-Go
    • USB host (revision C only)
    • SD/MMC
    • Stereo audio
    • RS-232
    • JTAG
    • +5 VDC power

Hardware Revisions

B

The B revisions of the BeagleBoard do not have USB host support, and only have 128 MiB RAM.

C

The C revisions add a direct LCD interface, enable USB host support, and double RAM to 256 MiB. In addition, revision C3 provides support for a backup battery for the real time clock.

Derivatives

IGEPv2 BOARD

BeagleBoard-derived design adding ethernet (SMSC LAN922i,) 802.11b/g WiFi (Marvell 86W8686B1,) Bluetooth 2.0 (CSR BC4ROM/21e,) and with 512 MiB each DDR SDRAM and NAND Flash.

IGEPv2 Platform site

Embest DevKit8000

Similar to BeagleBoard, but does not use Package-on-Package memory. Only has 128 MiB each DDR SDRAM and NAND Flash. Has ethernet, provided by a Davicom DM9000 chip.

DevKit8000 page

EBVBeagle Board

Clone of BeagleBoard C2, should be identical in layout and function, ships with DVI and serial cables, AC adapter, 2 GiB MMC card, USB hub, and USB ethernet adapter.

EBVBeagle Board Page

ICETEK-OMAP3530-MINI

Does not use Package-on-Package memory. Has more exposed pins on expansion interface. v2 is similar to BeagleBoard B revisions, albeit only with 128 MiB NAND Flash. v3 is similar to BeagleBoard C2, but with 512 MiB NAND Flash instead of 256.

ICETEK-OMAP3530-MINI v2 (Chinese language, Google translation to English)
ICETEK-OMAP3530-MINI v3 (Chinese language, Google translation to English)

Always Innovating Touch Book

The Always Innovating Touch Book is a commercial tablet PC/netbook device based on a modified BeagleBoard B7 design, with similar specifications to the BeagleBoard C2.

Always Innovating web site

RISC OS port

Jeffrey Lee is working on porting RISC OS 5 to the BeagleBoard as part of the RISC OS Open project.

See also

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