Stagecoach

In stock
PKG30008
$229.00

Stagecoach is an expansion board that harness the power of up to seven Overo COMs networked on a single board. This is for engineers and companies looking at creating tiny supercomputers. The Stagecoach brings out 7 USB OTG ports and 1 serial-over-USB console port in addition to Ethernet connectivity.

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

A cluster computer board for up to 7 Overo COMs networked via 100Mbps switched Fast Ethernet communications. Also features 7 USB OTG ports and USB console. The fully populated board draws less than 20W. Power supply included.

You may also want to include Janus to have USB console port access to the Overo COM.

Board-To-Board Connector

2 x 70-pin AVX connectors

Ethernet

10/100 Base-T Ethernet

Width

70 mm

Length

293 mm

Product Family

Overo

Temperature

Built with components rated 0< T < 70C

USB Console Port

Included

USB Device

Included

USB OTG

Included

Key Components
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
Micrel KS8999 10/100 9 Port Ethernet Switch Ethernet Switch with PHY and Frame Buffer used to connect multiple processors through a single expansion board. Specs
FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface Specs
Mating Connectors
70-Pin AVX Connectors (Female – Overo Expansion) Connect an Overo COM to an expansion board with these 70-pin AVX connectors. Specs

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.

2015-02-25/overo/master/MLO U-Boot 2014.10 first-stage bootloader
2015-02-25/overo/master/u-boot.img U-Boot 2014.10 second-stage bootloader
2015-02-25/overo/master/README Build information about the assets for the Overo platform
2015-02-25/overo/master/gumstix-xfce-image-overo.tar.bz2 Yocto 1.7 filesystem running Linux kernel 3.17 for the Overo platform with the Xfce desktop environment
2015-02-25/overo/master/gumstix-console-image-overo.ubi Yocto 1.7 filesystem running Linux kernel 3.17 for the Overo platform without a desktop environment (UBI File System)
2015-02-25/overo/master/gumstix-xfce-image-overo.ubi Yocto 1.7 filesystem running Linux kernel 3.17 for the Overo platform with the Xfce desktop environment (UBI File System)
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