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BeagleBone Black

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.

The RangePi made easier to connect LoRa network

“The RangePi made easier to connect LoRa network from anywhere at any time You may not be acquainted with LoRa, but you are probably familiar with the Internet of Things, and LoRa is set to alter the IoT. It’s …

Smart Mirror Using BeagleBone Black

“Using a BeagleBone Black, you can create a custom smart mirror to keep you up to date and on track in the mornings when getting ready. Story This project consists of a reflective pane of acrylic with a monitor behind …

Make your BeagleBone Black am355x magically turn itself on with the built-in alarm clock

“The am335x ARM chip in the BeagleBone Black has a Real Time Clock hidden inside that you can use to have the board spontaneously turn itself on anytime in the next 100 years. Here I present a new utility to …

Xerox Alto’s 3 Mb/s Ethernet: Building a gateway with a BeagleBone

“The Alto was a revolutionary computer designed at Xerox PARC in 1973. It introduced the GUI, high-resolution bitmapped displays, the optical mouse and laser printers to the world. But one of its most important contributions was Ethernet, the local area …

SSD1306 OLED Display Driver for BeagleBone

“Today, we can see a lot of products using the OLED display technology such as TV’s, cell phones etc. A very common example I can give you is the smartwatches and fitness bands. One such display is the SSD1306 …

How to run C programs on the BeagleBone’s PRU microcontrollers

“This article describes how to write C programs for the BeagleBone’s microcontrollers. The BeagleBone Black is an inexpensive, credit-card sized computer that has two built-in microcontrollers called PRUs. By using the PRUs, you can implement real-time functionality that isn …

The BeagleBone’s I/O pins: inside the software stack that makes them work

“The BeagleBone is a inexpensive, credit-card sized computer with many I/O pins. These pins can be easily controlled from software, but it can be very mysterious what is really happening. To control a general purpose input/output (GPIO) pin …

Vintage Toy Synthesiser

“A vintage wooden toy piano converted into an open-source, standalone polyphonic digital synthesiser, the winning project of the Element14 Music Tech Design Challenge. Ive got a certain fascination with vintage wooden toy pianos - theres something so aesthetically-pleasing and charming about …

CupBot - 3D Printed Robotics platform

“Here is a great weekend robotics projects that you can undertake called CupBots based on the Raspberry Pi and the BeagleBone Black which are credit card sized computers and also includes 3D Printing .. Most of the 3D printed parts are …

Quest for a Logic Analzyer

“Since I started this adventure in hardware I have wanted to get an logic analyzer. I have an older but good oscilloscope that only goes so far when it comes to digital logic signals. I could go for the Saleae …

DIY Digitized Drawing Board

“Drawing on a computer can’t match the ease and accuracy of moving around a pencil on paper in real life. A mouse or trackpad is far too cumbersome to maneuver, making even a stick figure hard to look good …

Ember Remote Control

“The buttons on Ember’s front panel leave a lot to be desired like clicky-ness, colors, optional light-upgrade, not having resin on them, etc. Don’t worry you don’t have to feel unfulfilled any longer! If you follow this …

DIY Digitized Drawing Pad

“Drawing on a computer can’t match the ease and accuracy of moving around a pencil on paper in real life. A mouse or trackpad is far too cumbersome to maneuver, making even a stick figure hard to look good …