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Revision as of 18:14, 24 November 2012

The PandaBoard is an OMAP4430 (Cortex-A9) based low cost development platform.

Hardware

  • OMAP4 (Cortex-A9) CPU based open development platform.
    • OMAP4430 Application processor
    • 1GB low-power DDR2
    • Display HDMI v1.3 Connector (Type A) to drive HD displays, DVI-D Connector (can drive a 2nd display, simultaneous display; requires HDMI to DVI-D adapter), LCD expansion header
    • 3.5" audio in/out and HDMI Audio out
    • Full size SD/MMC card
    • Built in 802.11 & Bluetooth v2.1+EDR
    • Onboard 10/100 Ethernet
    • Expansion: 1xUSB OTG, 2xUSB HS host ports, General purpose expansion header (I2C, GPMC, USB, MMC, DSS, ETM)
    • JTAG, UART/RS-232, 2 status LEDs, 1GPIO button

More details can be found here

  • PandaBoard EA1 Front

PandaBoard front.png

A hi resolution picture of the PandaBoard EA1 front is available here: http://elinux.org/images/d/d4/Panda_front.jpg

  • PandaBoard EA1 Back

Panda back.jpg

Availability

PandaBoard are in production and can be ordered from Worldwide distributors. You can also easily identify the board you have using Board revision id

Rev A3

Latest version of the board.

Rev A1/A2

Details

Rev EA1/EA2

These were limited number of 'Early Adopter' boards that built prior to production versions. more details

Rev ES

There is now a PandaBoare-ES http://pandaboard.org/content/pandaboard-es which includes an OMAP 4460 at up to 1.2GHz. Several important differences make it important (at the present time) that the MLO/u-boot/kernel be specifically crafted for the 4460. The thermal management is not in the mainline 4430 code as yet and could cause unwanted thermal problems. So BEWARE of running any code built for the non -ES PandaBoard on the -ES model.


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