• Pocket Beagle 1GHz 512M DDR3

Pocket Beagle 1GHz 512M DDR3

  • Product Code: PBC
  • Location: Y065
  • Availability: In Stock
  • R398.00 (price excl. VAT)

  • 3 or more R389.00
  • 10 or more R379.00

Pocket Beagle - 1GHz 512M DDR3

PocketBeagle is an ultra-tiny-yet-complete open-source USB-key-fob computer. PocketBeagle features an incredible low cost, slick design, and simple usage, making it the ideal development board for beginners and professionals alike. We are very happy to be one of the first importers to stock the Pocket Beagle in South Africa. This is a great form factor and will be very popular. 

Quick Spec

  • Power IN:  5v -> DC, USB, Li-ion Battery
  • Power OUT: 1.8, 3.3 and System
  • CPU AM335X 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU
  • 512 MB DDR3 RAM
  • 2 x 200 MHz PRUs
  • 3D accelerator
  • Power/battery management and EEPROM
  • 2 X 36Pin Dual in Lin Connectors - 2.54mm spacing
  • The ability to purchase the Octavo CPU independently
  • 72 expansion pin headers with power and battery I/Os
  • Eight analog inputs
  • 44 digital I/Os and numerous digital interface peripherals
  • microUSB host/client and microSD connectors
  • Size: 56 x 35 x 5mm

Software Compatibility

  • Debian GNU/Linux images customized for BeagleBone
  • Cloud9 IDE on Node.js with BoneScript library
  • Any BeagleBone Black software not needing access to unavailable expansion pins

Getting Started

  • Download the latest image bbb.io/latest
  • Transfer the image to microSD card using Win32 Disk Imager
  • Insert the microSD card into board
  • Connect the board to your Windows or Linux PC
  • The board will show up as a drive
  • Open the driver and click START.HTM

Expansion Headers

  • High speed USB 2.0 OTG (host/client) control signals (USB1)
  • 8 X analog inputs with 6 at 1.8V and 2 at 3.3V along with 1.8V voltage references
  • 44 X digital GPIOs accessible with 18 enabled by default
  • 3 X UARTs accessible with 2 enabled by default (UART0, UART4)
  • 2 X I2C busses enabled by default (I2C1, I2C2)
  • 2 X SPI busses with single chip selects enabled by default (SPI0, SPI1)
  • 4 X PWM outputs accessible with 2 enabled by default (PWM0A, PWM1A)
  • 2 X quadrature encoder inputs accessible
  • 2 X CAN bus controllers accessible
  • 23 X programmable real-time unit (PRU)
  • 32-bit microcontroller I/O pins including options for the PRU UART
  • eCAP accessible with 7 I/O pins enabled by default


Voltage inputs with 1 for battery, 1 shared with the USB connector and 1 for power-line input and a battery temperature sense input, 2 voltage outputs, 1 with a 3.3V LDO and 1 with switch from voltage input Power and reset button I/Os

Board Layout

PB_003 PB_004


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