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Gumstix BBB Rover Cape

Availability: Backordered

Robot-Ready BeagleBone Expansion Board

A WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled cape for The BeagleBone Black SOM with pulse-width modulators for servo control, and gyro sensor. Designed by Gumstix in Geppetto

(BeagleBone Black not included)



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

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.

BeagleBone Black not included. Get yours here



Access Point Mode




USB Device

Micro B USB Plug



5-pin GPS Connector
Key Components
FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface Specs
TI WiLink8 WL1831MOD 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.


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