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Pepper is a powerful, complete and compact solution for embedded developers interested in Cortex A8 ARM processors, offering many standard Gumstix hardware features, such as 512 MB RAM, WiFi and Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, audio connectivity, a console port and two USB On-The-Go ports. This is Gumstix first true single-board computer, and it ships with everything needed to get going.

10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet Included
802.11 b/g/n Included

3D Accelerometer


ARM Cortex-A8

Bluetooth Included

OpenGL POWER SGX Graphics Accelerator

LCD Display Connectivity

4.3" resistive touch LCD

Length 67.25 mm

3.5V - 5V

Processor Texas Instruments OMAP3359
Processor Speed

Up to 720 MHz

screen size 4.3 inch
Stereo Audio

Stereo audio out, mic in


USB Micro-AB Connector

Width 115.00 mm
Key components
microSD Card Slot

An onboard card-slot for system storage expansion using microSD cards.

ST LIS33DE 3-Axis Nano Accelerometer

An ultra-compact, low-power three-axis linear accelerometer providing signals over I²C.

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Texas Instruments AM3359 Applications Processor

Based on the ARM Cortex-A8, the Texas Instrument AM3359 applications processors are enhanced with image, graphics processing, peripherals and industrial interface options such as EtherCAT and PROFIBUS.

Texas Instruments TPS62111 Step-Down Converter

A low-noise synchronous step-down DC-DC converter. Component Max Vin: 17V, 1.5A.

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U.FL Antenna with Collar

U.FL antenna with collar for Bluetooth and/or 802.11b/g/n wireless communications.

Mating connectors
U.FL Connector

Attach a U.FL Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antenna to a Gumstix system with this connector.

Other connectors
Hirose 45 Pin FPC Connector with Bottom Contacts

Connect Samsung display FPCs that do not curl around the expansion board (e.g., Palo43) to this connector.

spec sheet
Power Jack

The CUI PJ1-022 power jack is the standard jack for all Gumstix 4.0 V and 5.0 V wall adapters.

spec sheet
Links to manufacturer's specification sheets are provided for reference.
Comparable parts might be substituted in manufacturing.
Further hardware information (I/O pinouts, Benchmarks, schematics and more)
Everything you need to get started right out of the package:
No packs available
  • Yocto Project
  • Yocto Project

The Pepper single-board computer is compatible with Yocto Project and Android software images. The Yocto Project is the principle build system for Gumstix products, while Android brings you the world's most popular mobile OS.

Bootable microSD cards with this image installed can be purchased as an accessory or downloaded free of charge and installed on any microSD card.

Software Bootable microSD Download Image
Yocto Project Product not available. Download
Android Purchase microSD Download

Each Pepper comes with:

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  • 5V US Power Adapter

    5V power adapter for use in North America.

  • Pepper

    A powerful, complete and compact solution for embedded developers, Pepper is an ARM Cortex-A8-driven single board computer with 512 MB RAM, WiFi and Bluetooth, audio and USB On-The-Go.

  • Pepper System Card (Yocto 8GB)

    Pepper System Card (Yocto 8GB)

  • Samsung 4.3 inch LCD touch screen

    Samsung 4.3 inch TFT LCD (480 x 272) with 4-wire resistive touch screen

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