BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, open source, community-supported development platform for ARM® Cortex™-A8 processor developers and hobbyists. 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.
BeagleBone Black ships with the Debian GNU/Linux™ in onboard FLASH to start evaluation and development. Many other Linux distributions and operating systems are also supported on BeagleBone Black including:
BeagleBone Black's capabilities can be extended using plug-in boards called “capes” that can be plugged into BeagleBone Black's two 46-pin dual-row expansion headers. Capes are available for, VGA, LCD, motor control, prototyping, battery power and other functionality.
|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||512 MB|
|Ethernet||On-chip 10/100 Ethernet|
|Memory||Memory: 4GB eMMC memory that’s pre-loaded with Debian GNU/Linux™distribution and that frees up your microSD card slot|
|Power Options||Via USB or 5V DC input|
|Price (USD) Per Unit||$55.00 (Suggested Retail Price)|
|Processor||1GHz AM3359 Sitara ARM Cortex-A8|
|USB||1-port USB 2.0 Host
1-port USB 2.0 Client
|Version Date||14 May 2014|