The BeagleBone Black is unique in that it has quite a few pins that are available on easy to use pin headers, as well as being a fairly powerful little system. There are 2 x 46 pins available (well, not all of them are, but we’ll get to that later) to use.
Some of the functionality that is available:
- 7 Analog Pins
- 65 Digital Pins at 3.3V
- 2x I2C
- 2x SPI
- 2x CAN Bus
- 4 Timers
- 4x UART
- 8x PWM
- A/D Converter
Quite the feature list! The Adafruit BeagleBone IO Python library doesn’t support all of them, but we hope to add more as we go.
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