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Open Hardware Computing Beagle Board

Model # of equipment:

Texas Instruments

Brief Description of equipment:

The Beagle Board is an incredibly powerful single-board computer developed by Texas Instruments, featuring their OMAP3530 system on a chip. The board is supported by a large community and is designed with open-source development in mind.

Capabilities of the equipment:

The Beagle Board measures a 3 x 3" and has all the functionality of a basic computer. With its numerous expansion options, the Beagle Board can be used as the backbone for a large variety of projects. The OMAP3530 includes an HD-video capable TMS320C64x +DSP for accelerated video and audio decoding, an an OpenGL ES 2.0 capable 2D/3D GPU. Video outputs can be provided by the on-board S-video or DVI-D (HDMI connector) outputs.

Location of equipment:

Putnam Hall 221a

Contact person for information or access to the equipment:

Name: Nathaniel Berger

Phone: (740) 593-0695

Email: bergern@ohio.edu

Training/technical help available?


Fees for use of equipment?

Dependent upon usage case

Website link for facility/equipment:


A top view of the Beagle board

Last Updated: 06/07/2016