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BeagleBone Black is a $45 MSRP community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. Boot Linux in under 10 seconds and get started on development in less than 5 minutes with just a single USB cable.


  • Texas Instruments Sitara AM335x 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8 CPU
  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
  • 2GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage
  • 3D graphics accelerator
  • NEON floating-point accelerator
  • 2x PRU 200MHz 32-bit microcontrollers


  • USB client for power & communications
  • USB host
  • 10/100 Ethernet
  • microHDMI up to 1920×1080
  • 2x 46 pin headers with 7*ADC, 8*PWM, SPI, I2C, 4*UART, 65*GPIO and much more

Software compatibility:

  • Android
  • Ubuntu
  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • Gentoo
  • FreeBSD
  • QNX
  • StarterWare
  • Windows Embedded
  • much more

Provided software:

  • Ångström Distribution
  • Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
  • Compiler with autotools and hundreds of open source libraries including OpenCV
  • Perl, Python, plus much more