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BeagleBone Black

What is BeagleBone Black?

BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. Boot Linux in under 10 seconds and get started on development in less than 5 minutes with just a single USB cable.

Processor: AM335x 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8

  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
  • 4GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage
  • 3D graphics accelerator
  • NEON floating-point accelerator
  • 2x PRU 32-bit microcontrollers


  • USB client for power & communications
  • USB host
  • Ethernet
  • HDMI
  • 2x 46 pin headers

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Software Compatibility

  • Debian
  • Android
  • Ubuntu
  • Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
  • plus much more

BeagleBone Black Projects

Gaming Cape
Transform your BeagleBone into a full fledged hand-held gaming console

Ubuntu on Beagle
Run Ubuntu Linux distribution on your BeagleBone Black

Oracle Java
Oracle Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) including the Java Development Kit (JDK) and JavaFX for ARM

PRU Cape
TI tool for learning to program the 2 on-board 32-bit 200-MHz microcontrollers for real-time tasks

See More Projects »

BeagleBone Black Support

Getting Started
First step: connect your Beagle to this site

Discussion Groups
Collaborate on the Beagle community forum

IRC Group Chat
Live chat with other open-source enthusiasts

Read books to help you learn fundamental concepts


BeagleBone Black Board Tour and Out-of-Box Experience

Explore BeagleBone Black's features, see a snapshot of the unboxing.

BeagleBone Black Beer Brewer

BeagleBone Black powers a DIY beer brewing system.

Last updated by default on Wed Sep 06 2023 12:20:09 GMT-0000 (UTC).