Robotics Cape for the BeagleBone Black - AVAILABLE SOON 


The Beagleboard.org Roboics Cape, developed at the UCSD Coordinated Robotics Lab, is a new breakout board compatible with the BeagleBone Black (both the older ethernet-based version, and the newer wireless version described below), designed for a host of small robotic systems.

It includes:

  • 2-cell LiPo support with balancing and LED power gauge.

  • 9-18V charger input.

  • 4 DC motor & 8 servo outputs, 4 quadrature encoder inputs.

  • 9 axis IMU, barometer.

  • Easy connect JST interfaces for: I2C, SPI, UART, CAN, GPIOs, GPS, DSM2 radio, power, ADC.

  • User-programmable LEDs and buttons.

BeagleBone Black Wireless - AVAILABLE NOW 


The BeagleBone Black Wireless is a highly-connectable credit-card-sized linux computer including:

  • 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 with NEON floating-point accelerator, 512MB DDR3 RAM, 4GB 8-bit eMMC flash.

  • 2x PRU 32-bit microcontrollers, ARM Cortex M3.

  • 5V charger input. USB 2.0 client and host.

  • TI WiLink 8: Wifi 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.1 and BLE.

  • HDMI with audio and video support at 1080p24 and 720p60 (and lower).

  • Dual 46-pin headers for connection to a variety of expansion capes.

  • Debian Linux with C library for all hardware.  Compatable with: Python, ROS, Ardupilot, LabView, Simulink, Node.js...

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