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Eder Torres Lopez
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8821AU WIFI card and BBB

Compiling 8821AU WIFI card driver for Linux with BeagleBone Black

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8821AU WIFI card and BBB

Things used in this project

Hardware components

BeagleBone Black
BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Black
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Ethernet Cable, Cat5e
Ethernet Cable, Cat5e
Used to remote in into the BeagleBone to control it and dowload the source code for the Wi-Fi adapter's drivers.
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5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
Digilent 5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
The BeagleBone draws about 500mA, but it needs an additional 500mA per USB peripheral. The size of the barrel connector is 5.5mm outer diameter and 2.1mm inner diameter.
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TP-LINK - Archer T2U Plus
This Wi-Fi USB adapter was chosen due to a fair market price, high-gain antenna and open-source drivers available.
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Software apps and online services

BeagleBoard.org AM3358 Debian 10.3 2020-04-06 1GB SD console
SD card version is needed to image it into an SD card in order to boot.

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Code

8821au-20210708

This is the open source code for the Wi-Fi USB adapter

Credits

Eder Torres Lopez

Eder Torres Lopez

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I've been working on embedded systems since 2012 to create workshops for our IEEE student branch at the University where I obtained a BSEE.

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