PocketBeagle

The PocketBeagle is a tiny development board based on the TI Sitara AM3358 SoC, alongside with 512MB RAM, programmable PRU pins and LiPo battery support, mostly aimed at professional IoT applications.


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Overview...
  • Board Name -- PocketBeagle
  • Category -- module
  • Model (if known) --
  • Manufacturer -- BeagleBoard.org
  • Official website -- https://beagleboard.org/
  • Price (if known) -- $25 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Dated posted -- Oct. 24, 2017 7:24am
System-on-Chip...
  • TI TI Sitara AM3358 (via OSD3358-SM SiP)
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A8
  • Primary processor word-width -- 32-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 1
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 0.8
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- PowerVR SGX530
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- 2x 200MHz PRUs via SoC + ARM Cortex-M3 (power)
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 1
  • Type -- DDR3
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) --
  • Type --
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 1
  • USB host types -- 2.0 (OTG + 1 host via headers)
  • USB OTG ports -- 2
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 0
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) --
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi --
  • Bluetooth --
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 0
  • HDMI version --
  • Max. HDMI resolution --
  • FPS at max. resolution --
  • HDMI audio support? -- No
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) --
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 0
  • Camera interface types --
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- n/a
  • Audio via HDMI? -- No
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 44
  • ADC -- 8
  • PWM -- 4
  • SPI -- 2
  • I2C -- 2
  • UARTs -- 3
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • IR receiver -- No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- No
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) -- TPS65217
  • Lithium battery support -- LDO with integrated 1-cell LiPo battery support
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- yes
  • Android --
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

SiP: Octavo Systems OSD3358-SM
ARM Cortex-M3 for power and security management functions
EEPROM: I2C, 4kB

I/O: 2x unpopulated 36-pin headers
USB 2.0 OTG
2x CAN bus
23x programmable PRU I/O pins
3x voltage inputs for battery, USB, power line
2x voltage output (3.3V LDO + 1x voltage input)

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 56
  • Height (mm) -- 35
  • Depth (mm) -- 5
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 0.1
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 0.9
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) --
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) --
  • Certifications -- CE, FCC
Further information...
[board ID = 204]

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