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Meet the Beagles: Open Source Computing

Get your hands in technology's guts and control your development destiny with these credit-card sized, low-power, open-hardware computers. Experiment with Linux, Android and Ubuntu and jump-start development in five minutes with the included USB cable.

Dive into the Beagle community to explore what Beagles can do. What can yours do?

What is PocketBeagle®?

PocketBeagle® is an ultra-tiny-yet-complete open-source USB-key-fob computer. PocketBeagle features an incredible low cost, slick design and simple usage, making PocketBeagle the ideal development board for beginners and professionals alike.

Processor: Octavo Systems OSD3358 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8

  • 512MB DDR3 RAM integrated
  • Integrated power management
  • 2×32-bit 200-MHz programmable real-time units (PRUs)
  • ARM Cortex-M3

Summary of Key Features

  • Low cost Linux computer with tremendous expansibility
  • Opportunity to learn many programming aspects from educators on-line
  • Openness and flexibility tear-down limits on your imagination

Summary of Technical Specifications

  • Based on new Octavo Systems OSD3358-SM 21mm x 21mm system-in-package that includes 512MB DDR3 RAM, 1-GHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU, 2x 200-MHz PRUs, ARM Cortex-M3, 3D accelerator, power/battery management and EEPROM
  • 72 expansion pin headers with power and battery I/Os, high-speed USB, 8 analog inputs, 44 digital I/Os and numerous digital interface peripherals
  • microUSB host/client and microSD connectors


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