PocketBeagle® Development Board Available Now through Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - September 22, 2017

BeagleBoard.org®'s PocketBeagle® development board is now available worldwide from Digi-Key Electronics, a full-service global distributor of electronic components.

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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.

PocketBeagle® is based on the new Octavo Systems OSD3358-SM 21mm x 21mm system-in-package (SIP) that includes 512MB DDR3 RAM, 1-GHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU, 2x 200-MHz PRUs, ARM Cortex-M3, 3D accelerator, power/battery management and EEPROM. The ability to purchase the Octavo SIP independently offers flexibility to expand your BeagleBoard.org® BeagleBone® design into any custom application without the need tackle complex design hurtles such as the DDR3 memory, allowing for rapid development to production.

  • Low-cost Linux computer with tremendous expansibility
  • Opportunity to learn many programming aspects from educators online
  • Openness and flexibility: tear down limits on your imagination
  • 72 expansion pin headers with power and battery I/Os
  • 8 analog inputs
  • 44 digital I/Os and numerous digital interface peripherals
  • microUSB host/client and microSD connectors
    Software Compatibility:
  • Debian GNU/Linux images customized for BeagleBone®
  • Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
  • Any BeagleBone Black software not needing access to unavailable expansion pins

For more information about the PocketBeagle®, please visit the Digi-Key website.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than six million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.