Gumstix BBB Rover Cape

In stock
PKG900000000287
$79.00

Gumstix BBB Rover Cape is a robot-ready BeagleBone expansion board with pulse-width modulators for servo control, gyro sensor, GPS capabilities, and wireless connectivity. This is for engineers and makers who wants to prototype robot with BeagleBone.

Once you have tested the board, you may use Geppetto online to design and customize it for your own project.

Gumstix BBB Rover Cape BluetoothWiFi

Gumstix BBB Rover Cape

Get your BeagleBone Black robotics project off its leash with the Gumstix BBB Rover Cape. Build your machine around its wireless connectivity, PWMs, motion sensor and GPS capabilities.

For instructions for installing the LXDE user interface on BeagleBone Black, follow this link.

Features include:

  • TI WiLink8 with 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz only) + Bluetooth 4.1
  • 4 PWM headers
  • 9-axis inertial measurement unit
  • GPS Expandability

BeagleBone Black not included. Get yours here

Customize Your Board

Customize the BBB RoverCape to your project's specific needs in Geppetto D2O. Add functionality or remove unused components with the ease of a drag-and-drop interface.

Included Components
WifiLink8 Cape Allows wifi with beaglebone
Access Point Mode

Yes

Bluetooth

4.1+BLE

USB Device

Micro B USB Plug

WiFi

802.11b/g/n

5-pin GPS Connector
Manufacturer

Texas Instruments

Key Components
FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface Specs
TI WiLink8 WL1831 The certified WiLink 8 module from TI offers high throughput and extended range along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth coexistence in a power-optimized design. Specs
Memory (256Kb I2C Serial Board EEPROM) CAT24C256 Series 256 kbit (32 K x 8) 1.8-5.5V I2C CMOS Serial EEPROM - TSSOP-8 Specs
Mating Connectors
U.FL Connector Attach a U.FL Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antenna (not included) to a Gumstix system with this connector.

Please read the instructions in the README file carefully before starting. Instructions and functions are explained in the file.

Files that are needed (such as bootloader and operating system) to create a bootable disk image, are available below.

Our Support page links additional resources.

Software Links
WO52478a WO52478a ddable file generated by catalina-uploader on 2016-05-27 for arun.bharadwaj@gumstix.com
Due to manufacturer supply chain end of year schedule, Gumstix' hardware manufacturing will be closed between December 14, 2018 to January 2, 2019.
For updates about your order, please contact us via chat below or email at sales@gumstix.com