Poblano 43C Handheld Development Kit


The Poblano 43C Handheld Development Kit is the perfect way to get your handheld design going. It contains a Poblano 43C and a full compliment of accessories to get it up and running Yocto Linux.

The Poblano 43C is designed by Gumstix in Geppetto

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The Poblano 43C Handheld Development Kit

The Poblano 43C improves upon the Pepper 43C SBC by incorporating TI's beefier AM4378 processor (vs. TI AM335x). It also contributes embedded NAND Flash storage to the Pepper design.

The Handheld Development Kit includes:

Customize Your Board

Customize the Poblano 43C included in this kit to your project's specific needs in Geppetto D2O. Add functionality or remove unused components with the ease of a drag-and-drop interface.

Included Components
Newhaven 4.3-inch LCD with capacitive multi-touch NewHaven 4.3-inch LCD, 480 x 272 pixels, capacitive multi-touch
USB Cable (micro-B to standard-A) USB Cable (micro-B to standard-A)
Poblano 43C Chestnut43 with capacitive touch and AM437X
5V, 3.5A Power Adapter 5V power adapter at 3.5A for use in North America.
Poblano System Card (Yocto 8GB) Poblano System Card (Yocto 8GB)
Access Point Mode




Camera Connector

27-Pin (OMAP ISP)


Geppetto-built SBCs and expansion boards only


10/100/1000 Base-T


LCD Capable

LCD Manufacturer

Compatible with Newhaven Displays

LCD Size

4.3 inch

LCD Touchscreen

Capacitive Touch Ready

RTC Battery Holder

Holder for 6mm rechargeable coin cell RTC battery

Storage Expansion

via microSD Card Slot

USB Device

Micro B USB Plug




Texas Instruments

Key Components
U.FL Antenna with Collar U.FL antenna with collar for Bluetooth and/or 802.11b/g/n wireless communications.
microSD Card Slot An onboard card-slot for system storage expansion using microSD cards. Specs
Connector (Power Jack Medium) PJ-018H-SMT, medium size (1.65mm), fits EIAJ-2 plug
Connector (Battery 6mm) Rechargeable coin battery holder
FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface Specs
TI WiLink8 WL1831 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
DDR3L 512MB 16bit DDR3L 512MB 16bit Specs
Mating Connectors
U.FL Connector Attach a U.FL Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antenna (not included) to a Gumstix system with this connector.
Hirose 40Pos FPC/FFC Connector CONN FPC/FFC 40POS .5MM HORZ SMD, Bottom Contacts
Hirose 27-Pin Camera Connector (Overo COMs) Connect a Caspa camera to an Overo COM with this connector (Hirose FH26-27S-0.3SHW) Specs
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