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* [https://specialcomp.com/pandaboard/order.htm Acrylic case]
* [https://specialcomp.com/pandaboard/order.htm Acrylic case]
* [http://bb-lvds.blogspot.com 10" LCD LVDS plug-and-play bundle with capacitance touchscreen and ambient light sensor]
* [http://bb-lvds.blogspot.com 10" LCD LVDS plug-and-play bundle with capacitance touchscreen and ambient light sensor]
* [http://www.esky-sh.com/bbs/viewforum.php?f=19&start=25 BeadaFrame] 7" LCD display kit includes RTC & PWM backlight
*[[File:Beadaframe.jpg|200px|thumb|BeadaFrame]][http://www.esky-sh.com/bbs/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=468 BeadaFrame] 7" LCD display kit
** 7" 800x480 TFT LCD screen
** PWM Backlight control
** Resistive touch panel
** RTC time keeper
** Plastic frame
= Recommended Reading Material =
= Recommended Reading Material =

Revision as of 05:48, 22 May 2012

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


  • 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


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


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.


Recommended Reading Material

How To's

Older How To's


Website: http://pandaboard.org

IRC: #pandaboard @irc.freenode.net

Mailing List: pandaboard@googlegroups.com