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BeagleBone Black

What is BeagleBone Black?

BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. Boot Linux in under 10 seconds and get started on development in less than 5 minutes with just a single USB cable.

Processor: AM335x 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8

  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
  • 4GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage
  • 3D graphics accelerator
  • NEON floating-point accelerator
  • 2x PRU 32-bit microcontrollers


  • USB client for power & communications
  • USB host
  • Ethernet
  • HDMI
  • 2x 46 pin headers

Software Compatibility

  • Debian
  • Android
  • Ubuntu
  • Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
  • plus much more
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BeagleBone Black Projects

Android on Beagle
Provides a stable Google Android base port for AM335x, AM35x, AM37x, platforms. Example: Beagleboard-xM, Beaglebone, AM335x EVM, AM335x Starter Kit

Ubuntu on Beagle
Run the Ubuntu distribution on BeagleBoard (can extend to support BeagleBone, PandaBoard, etc.)

Ångström Distribution
Explore this Linux distribution tailored for embedded devices and shipped with the BeagleBone Black, BeagleBoard-xM and BeagleBone

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BeagleBone Black Support

Getting Started
First step: connect your Beagle to this site

Discussion Groups
Collaborate on the Beagle community forum

IRC Group Chat
Live chat with other open-source enthusiasts

Read books to help you learn fundamental concepts

Hardware Specs and Materials

Browse the BeagleBone Black wiki to find all available hardware specifications such as:
  • Bill of Materials
  • PCB Files
  • MFG Files
  • Schematic (PDF)
  • Schematic (OrCAD)
  • System Reference Manual



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BeagleBone Black Board Tour and Out-of-Box Experience

Explore BeagleBone Black's features, see a snapshot of the unboxing.

BeagleBone Black Beer Brewer

BeagleBone Black powers a DIY beer brewing system.

Last updated by on Mon Sep 26 2016 01:47:55 GMT-0000 (UTC).