PocketBone designed in KiCad

PocketBone designed in KiCad

The PocketBone is an Open Source Hardware design by Michael Welling in KiCad for the Octavo OSD3358 SiP (System-in-Package).  Brian Benchoff wrote about it recently on Hackaday: Hackaday: “An Even Smaller BeagleBone” The BeagleBone famously fits in an Altoids tin. Even though we now have BeagleBone Blacks, Blues, and Greens, the form factor for this curiously strong Linux […]

FPGA cape for BeagleBone Black

FPGA cape for BeagleBone Black

Jim Kleiner created a minimal FPGA cape for the BeagleBone Black: BBB LX9 FPGA Board Jim describes his design decisions: I decided to try a minimalist hand solderable FPGA board.  The LX9 is the largest part available in a TQG-144, beyond that its BGAs One of the key points is that the SPI interface is on BBB […]