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Connecting the Flyswatter2 and the BeagleBone

To hook up the Flyswatter2 and the BeagleBone, you will need:

Connect the JTAG Adapter Board to the Flyswatter2.

Fs2 ti adapter.png

Connect the 20-pin end of the adapter board to the Flyswatter2's JTAG interface.

Connect the 14-pin Ribbon Cable to the JTAG Adapter Board.

Fs2 ti jtag.png

Your cable most likely has a notch on the head to force it into the correct position. If it doesn't, align Pin 1 on the ribbon cable with the side of the board opposite the EMU pins. (In the picture, Pin 1 is marked by the red stripe on the cable.)

Connect the 10-pin Ribbon Cable to the RS-232 Adapter Board.

Fs2 jtag14serial10.png

Connect the Other End of the Ribbon Cable to the Beagleboard XM.

Fs2 beaglexm jtag.png

Be sure to align the ribbon cable correctly. Pin 1 on the Beagleboard XM is the pin closest to the center of the board.

Plug in the Serial Cable.

Fs2 beaglexm bothcables.png

Connect the Flyswatter2 and the Beagleboard XM with the RS-232 serial cable.

Connect the USB cable to the Flyswatter2.

Fs2 beaglexm usb.png

Find the USB cable that comes with the Flyswatter2. Connect the B end (the square end, not the flat end) to the Flyswatter2.

Connect the Power Cable to the Beagleboard XM.

Fs2 beaglexm power.png

The Beagleboard XM's power adapter is next to the serial port.

Plug the Power Adapter into a Wall Outlet.

The green power LED on the Beagleboard XM should come on and remain on.

Plug the USB Cable into your PC.

The green power LED on the Flyswatter2 should come on and remain on.