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Chateau™ is a breakout board that provides access to all 140 signals available from the dual 70-pin connectors of any attached DuoVero COM. This board is perfect for anyone who wants to explore what the DuoVero can do.

Get unrestricted development access for DuoVero COMs with the Chateau breakout board. With pinouts for all 140 signals, a USB console port and level shifters for connecting external boards, the Chateau makes it easy to build advanced solutions with the DuoVero series.

Included Components
DuoVero Chateau Expansion Board Breakout board for the DuoVero series.
Board-To-Board Connector

2 x 70-pin Hirose DF40 Connectors


101.6 mm W


127 mm L


3.5V - 5V

Product Family


USB Console Port



USB Micro-AB Connector

Key Components
Texas Instruments TPS62111 Step-Down Converter A low-noise synchronous step-down DC-DC converter. **Component Max Vin:** 17V, 1.5A. Specs
FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface Specs
Mating Connectors
70-Pin DF40 Connectors (Female – DuoVero Exp.) Connect your Gumstix DuoVero expansion board to a COM with these 70-pin DF-40 connectors. Specs

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
2015-07-26/duovero/master/MLO U-Boot 2015.07 first-stage bootloader
2015-07-26/duovero/master/u-boot.img U-Boot 2015.07 second-stage bootloader
2015-07-26/duovero/master/README Build information about the assets for the DuoVero platform
2015-07-26/duovero/master/gumstix-xfce-image-duovero.tar.bz2 Yocto 1.8 filesystem running Linux kernel 3.18 for the DuoVero platform with the Xfce desktop environment