PocketBeagle® Board: The USB-Key-Fob Computer

BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle is controlled by Octavo’s SiP based on Texas Instruments’ AM335x ARM® Cortex®-A8

Image of beagleboard.org's PocketBeagle® BoardBeagleBoard.org's 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.

Based on Octavo Systems' OSD3358-SM 21 mm x 21 mm system-in-package (SiP) OSD3358-512M-BSM which includes 512 MB 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 the Beagle® design into any custom application without the need to tackle complex design hurdles such as the DDR3 memory. This allows rapid development to production.

TechForum: PocketBeagle Getting Started

Octavo's SiP BGA: OSD335x-SM System-in-Package (SiP) Family

Features Software Compatibility
  • Low cost Linux computer with tremendous expansibility
  • Opportunity to learn many programming aspects from educators on-line
  • Openness and flexibility tear down limits on the user's imagination
  • 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
  • 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

Diagram: PocketBeagle Expansion Headers Diagram

PocketBeagle Board

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
DEV BOARD POCKETBEAGLEPOCKETBEAGLE-SC-569DEV BOARD POCKETBEAGLE5320 - ImmediateView Details

Associated Parts

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
21MM 256 BALL BGAOSD3358-512M-BSM21MM 256 BALL BGA1198 - ImmediateView Details
IC SIP BASED ON TI AM3358 400BGAOSD3358-512M-BASIC SIP BASED ON TI AM3358 400BGA226 - ImmediateView Details
SIP SOM AM3358 512MB DDR3OSD3358-512M-INDSIP SOM AM3358 512MB DDR3324 - ImmediateView Details
KIT DEV BEAGLEBONE BLACK REV C.BBB01-SC-505KIT DEV BEAGLEBONE BLACK REV C.6835 - ImmediateView Details
DEV BEAGLEBONE BLACK WIRELESSBBBWL-SC-562DEV BEAGLEBONE BLACK WIRELESS871 - ImmediateView Details
Published: 2017-09-21