Pepper 43C

In stock
PKG300100
$169.00

Pepper 43C is an Android-ready hand-held single board computer. It is a powerful, complete, and compact embedded solution supporting Yocto and Android with wireless connectivity and a Newhaven 4.3" capacitive multi-touch LCD touchscreen (sold separately).

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

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Pepper 43C

Now supporting Android, the Pepper 43C is a powerful, single board computer (SBC) for developers interested in a Cortex A8 ARM processor. Featuring standard Gumstix hardware features such as 512 MB DDR3, 802.11 b/g/n with AP mode, Bluetooth 4.1 + BLE, a microSD card slot, audio connectivity, a console port and two USB On-The-Go ports. The Pepper 43R also supports:

The 4.3” flip-side connector for Newhaven Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen module used in this board is ideal for providing a user interface for all types of products. They are usually used in devices like personal DVD players and handheld devices but are well suited for industrial applications as well.

Important: This board requires external battery (not included). Must be between 5.5V - 36V and fit a 2 cell JST XH balance connector. Examples here.

Customize Your Board

The Pepper 43C is available in Geppetto for you to make it your own. Swap the 4.3" LCD connector for a 5.0" or 7.0" connector, add WiFi or LTE connectivity or strip it down to the bare essentials. Make it the board you need with Geppetto's easy to use drag-and-drop interface.

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Included Components
Pepper 43C

This 4.3" PCAP design has 3 USB Jacks and a 802.11 b/g/n with Bluetooth 3.0

Access Point Mode

Yes

Bluetooth

4.1 + BLE

Ethernet

10/100/1000 Base-T

LCD

LCD Capable

LCD Manufacturer

Compatible with displays from Newhaven Display International

LCD Size

4.3 inch

LCD Touchscreen

Capacitive multi-touch screen

RTC Battery Holder

Holder for 6mm rechargeable coin cell RTC battery

Storage Expansion

Via microSD Card Slot

USB Console Port

FTDI USB-UART

WiFi

802.11b/g/n

Key Components
U.FL Antenna with Collar

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

JST-XH Top 3Pos 2.5mm

CONN HEADER XH TOP 3POS 2.5MM

microSD Card Slot

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

Specs
8 Channel Bidirectional Level Shifter

IC XLATR VOLT-LVL 8B BDIR 20QFN

Texas Instruments TPS62111 Step-Down Converter

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

Specs
PMIC for AM335x DDR3L

TPS65217DRSLR

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
Sitara Processor 800MHz

AM3354 800MHz

Mating Connectors
U.FL Connector

Attach a U.FL Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antenna (not included) to a Gumstix system with this connector.

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 Version:

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