What is BeagleBone?

Be sure to check out the BeagleBone Black which is available at a lower price and adds on-board HDMI and eMMC flash storage. Black removes the on-board USB JTAG and serial adapters.

BeagleBone is an $89 MSRP, credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects to the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.0 and Ubuntu. With plenty of I/O and processing power for real-time analysis provided by an AM335x 720MHz ARM® processor, BeagleBone can be complemented with cape plug-in boards to augment functionality.

Chipset Features

Processor: AM335x 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8

  • 256MB DDR2 RAM
  • 3D graphics accelerator
  • ARM Cortex-M3 for power management
  • 2x PRU 32-bit RISC CPUs
Board Features
  • USB client: power, debug and device
  • USB host
  • Ethernet
  • 2x 46 pin headers