Let your BeagleBone Black mobile application take off with a 4.3" Newhaven capacitive touch screen, 9-axis inertial measurement unit, and WiFi b/g/n (2.4 GHz only) and Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity via TI's WiLink8 chip.
Yocto Linux Disk Images
If you are using an LCD display, use this disk image
Otherwise, use this disk image
For instructions for installing the LXDE user interface on BeagleBone Black, follow this link
Customize Your Board
The Gumstix BBB Astro cape can be redesigned in Geppetto D2O in order to add the components and functionality your project demands.
- Clone and kickstart your customized BBB Astro cape design
- Explore and create a customized expansion board from scratch
- Learn more about Geppetto
BeagleBone Black not included.
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Access Point Mode
Compatible with Newhaven Displays
Capacitive Touch Ready
Micro B USB Plug
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 Mating Connectors U.FL Connector Attach a U.FL Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antenna to a Gumstix system with this connector. Hirose 40Pos FPC/FFC Connector CONN FPC/FFC 40POS .5MM HORZ SMD, Bottom Contacts