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[[image:LeapsterExplorer.jpg|right|350px|thumb|The Leapster Explorer (Leapfrog Enterprises)]]
 
  
== Platform ==
 
[[LeapFrog_Pollux_Platform | LeapFrog Pollux Platform]]
 
 
The Leapster Explorer is part of 3 different devices that all share a common hardware platform, based around the [[Pollux]] SoC. The platform page contains information generic across these devices, and it is recommended that you refer to that page as it is a good starting point to understanding the Leapster Explorer, and contains some basic How To's and Tutorials to get you started.
 
 
== Project Summary ==
 
The Leapster Explorer (like its predecessor the [[Didj|Didj]]) is a toy produced by Leapfrog marketed as an educational handheld gaming console for kids aged 4-9. Although it has a proprietary graphical front end, it runs a generic Linux distribution on the same ARM9-based processor as the Didj. Console access to the Explorer is achieved using the same method as found on the Didj.
 
 
[[Didj|Lots more information on the Didj]]
 
 
== Source Code ==
 
[[LeapFrog_Pollux_Platform:_Source_Code#Explorer|Explorer Source Code]]
 
 
== Technical Information ==
 
 
==== Details ====
 
[[Leapster Explorer Memory Map]]
 
 
==== File System Contents List ====
 
 
[[Leapster_Explorer:_FileSystem_Listing | Contents of erootfs version 1.0.8.6905]]
 
 
[[Leapster_Explorer:_FileSystem_Listing_1.1.46.8291 | Contents of erootfs version 1.1.46.8291]]
 
 
[[Leapster_Explorer:_FileSystem_Listing_1.3.4.2044 | Contents of erootfs version 1.3.4.2044]]
 
 
 
== Images ==
 
<gallery perrow=5 caption="PCB Images">
 
File:Leapster_Explorer-Mainboard-front.jpg ‎|Scan of front side of Leapster Explorer mainboard.
 
File:LX-fully-desoldered-front.jpeg‎|With components desoldered - scan of front side of Leapster Explorer mainboard.
 
File:Leapster_Explorer-Mainboard-back.jpg‎|Scan of back side of Leapster Explorer mainboard.
 
File:LX-fully-desoldered-back.jpeg|With components desoldered - scan of back side of Leapster Explorer mainboard.
 
File:Leapster_Explorer_Usb_Pinouts.jpg‎|Leapster Explorer USB Host Pinout. http://wtfmoogle.com/?p=1190
 
File:Leapster_Explorer_Usb_Connector.jpg|Leapster Explorer USB Host Connector.
 
File:LX-TVOut-TestPad.JPG|TVout BGA pin(2A) and suspected test pad (TP30 right).
 
</gallery>
 
 
[[Category:Leapster Explorer]]
 
[[Category:LeapFrog Pollux Platform]]
 

Revision as of 02:07, 23 July 2011