The New BeagleBone Black

The BeagleBone Black is the newest member of the BeagleBoard family and utilises a Sitara™ ARM® Cortex-A8 processor.   Running at 1GHz, this Texas Instruments computer can boot Linux in under 10 seconds and get you started developing in less than 5 minutes.

As a community-supported development board, projects and guidance for the BeagleBone Black are widely available online.  You can learn more about the board’s features here, or simply click the link below to buy your new BeagleBone Black and get started developing today.

Key Features

Introducing the BeagleBone Black: a true open-hardware, community-supported embedded computer for developers and hobbyists.

Processor

Connectivity

Software Compatibility

  • USB client for power & debug
  • USB host
  • Ethernet
  • HDMI
  • 2x 46 pin headers
  • Ångström Linux
  • Android
  • Ubuntu
  • Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
  • plus much more

View key features of BeagleBone Black

BeagleBone & BeagleBone Black

 

BeagleBone Black

BeagleBone

Processor

AM3359 
ARM Cortex-A8

AM3358 
ARM Cortex-A8

Maximum Processor Speed

1GHz

720MHz

Analog Pins

7

7

Digital Pins

65 (3.3V)

65 (3.3V)

Memory

2GB on-board storage using eMMC, 512MB DDR3 (800MHz x 16), microSD card slot

256MB DDR2 (400MHz x 16), microSD card slot

USB

HS USB 2.0 Client Port, LS/FS/HS USB 2.0 Host Port

HS USB 2.0 Client Port, LS/FS/HS USB 2.0 Host Port

Video

microHDMI, cape add-ons

cape add-ons

Audio

microHDMI, cape add-ons

cape add-ons

Supported Interfaces

4x UART, 8x PWM, LCD, GPMC, MMC1, 2x SPI, 2x I2C, A/D Converter, 2xCAN Bus, 4 Timers

4x UART, 8x PWM, LCD, GPMC, MMC1, 2x SPI, 2x I2C, A/D Converter, 2xCAN Bus, 4 Timers, FTDI USB to Serial, JTAG via USB