Garret 50C


Garret 50C is a development board for capacitive touch LCD displays. It combines DuoVero COM and Newhaven 5.0” Capacitive Touch Display for a multi-core handheld platform. It is ideal for home automation control interfaces or handheld device development.

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

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Garret 50C

A DuoVero COM based expansion board with support for the Newhaven 5.0" Capacitive Multi-Touch screen (screen sold separately) with Ethernet, USB and audio. Ideal for home automation control interfaces or handheld device development.

Customize Your Board

The Garret 50C design is available in Geppetto for you to make it your own. Swap the 5.0" LCD connector for the 7.0", add WiFi or LTE connectivity or strip it down to the bare essentials. Make it the board you need with Geppettos easy to use drag-and-drop interface.

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Find more information about this product by reading one or all of the following:

Press Release Gumstix Garret 50C, New Multi Capacitive IoT Development Board

Included Components
Garret 50C An DuoVero COM based expansion board, with support for 5.0" Newhaven Capacitive multi-touch screen (screen sold separately) with Ethernet, USB and audio.

6-axis internal measurement unit (IMU)


Headphone and Microphone connectors

Board-To-Board Connector

2 x 70-pin Hirose DF40 Connectors


10/100 Base-T


3-axis gyroscope


LCD Capable

LCD Manufacturer

Compatible with Newhaven Displays

LCD Size

4.3 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
FCI 15 pin FPC connector Raspberry pi CSI2 and DSI connector
Connector (Power Jack Medium) PJ-018H-SMT, medium size (1.65mm), fits EIAJ-2 plug
Connector (Battery 6mm) Rechargeable coin battery holder
Ferrite Bead (0603 600R 1.5A) Ferrite Bead (0603 600R 1A)
Microchip (SMSC) LAN9221 Ethernet Controller A full-featured embedded LAN controller emphasizing performance, flexibility, ease of integration and system cost control while providing high performance and throughput. 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
Hirose 40Pos FPC/FFC Connector CONN FPC/FFC 40POS .5MM HORZ SMD, Bottom Contacts

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
uEnv-geppetto.txt This is a simple uEnv.txt to select a GDT-generated device tree i.e. fdtfile=geppetto.dtb
dt/eSaCtsiy.dtb Generated device tree for BRD900000000347
BRD900000000347-B BRD900000000347-B ddable file generated by catalina-uploader on 2016-02-03 for
WO53290c WO53290c ddable file generated by catalina-uploader on 2016-06-29 for