Curious as to your thoughts re: Beaglebone Black

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 12:02:51 EDT 2013


Sebastian: if you can copy a TI reference design and produce tested units
for $45 price my hat if off to you. ;)

I'm pretty sure that world-class FPGA designers who created an amazing
FPGA-implemented computer from scratch would not describe the target market
for this ARM board.

with a smile.

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Ron K. Jeffries
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On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 8:59 AM, Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com>wrote:

> Beaglebone Black does not require a blob to boot. It has considerably
> higher specs than the (very nice) OLinuxXino<https://www.olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/iMX233/>
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> Ron K. Jeffries
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> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Felix <sucotronic at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Great device. More open than the Pi, but yet a "black" device. For my
>> next diy project I'm going to give a try to OLinuxXino<https://www.olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/iMX233/>,
>> it seems to be the cheapest linux powered device without ugly blobs :P
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>> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 5:25 PM, Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com>wrote:
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>>> On balance,  Beaglebone Black appears (to me) to be an open platform
>>> that offers  good value ($45) with a nice balance of price/performance.
>>> Hardware design is open.
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>>> How interesting is it to you? I'm simply curious.
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>>> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/fast-low-power-module-runs-usb-connections
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>>> Be well,
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