Arbor 70C

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Arbor 70C is an expansion board for any Overo COM with support for 7.0" Newhaven Capacitive multi-touch screen, Ethernet, USB and audio.

IMPORTANT: This version of the Arbor Board is deprecated because it mates only with Overo COMs using the discontinued AVX connectors, manufactured before January 2020.

Overo COMs manufactured since January 2020 use Panasonic connectors. If interested in a version of the Arbor with a Panasonic connector, contact us.

Arbor 70C EthernetLCD

Multi-touch ready with the Newhaven capacitive 7.0" touchscreen (screen sold separately). Arbor 70C features 10/100 Base-T Ethernet, USB Host, USB On-the-Go, audio stereo-out and line-in. Use it with any Overo-series COM (COM sold separately).

The connector for Newhaven Capacitive Multi-Touch Screens used on this board is ideal for providing a user interface for handheld devices needing multi-touch graphical input with audio for industrial, medical, and automation systems.

Requires either a 5V/3.5A power supply OR an external battery (not included). Must be between 5.5V - 36V and fit a 2 cell JST XH balance connector.

Power supply from Gumstix is available here: PWR008. Example battery is available here.

Customize Your Board

The Arbor 70C design is available in Geppetto for you to make it your own. Swap the 7.0" LCD connector for the 5.0", add WiFi or LTE connectivity or strip it down to the bare essentials. Make it the board you need with Geppetto's easy to use drag-and-drop interface.

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Board-To-Board Connector

2 x 70-pin AVX connectors


10/100 Base-T


LCD Capable

LCD Manufacturer

Compatible with Newhaven Displays

LCD Size

7.0 inch

LCD Touchscreen

Capacitive Touch Ready

Product Family


RTC Battery Holder

Holder for 6mm rechargeable coin cell RTC battery

USB Device

Micro B USB Plug

Key Components
Connector (Power Jack Medium)

PJ-018H-SMT, medium size (1.65mm), fits EIAJ-2 plug

Connector (Battery 6mm)

Rechargeable coin battery holder

Microchip (SMSC) LAN9221 Ethernet Controller

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Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface

Mating Connectors
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