Adafruit: Beagle Bone

by davidh on Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:25 pm

Hi,

I was reading about the Beagle Bone and was reading about the Proto plate kit that could be used with it. I am really new to electronics. Should I even attempt to use it?

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Re: Adafruit: Beagle Bone

by adafruit_support_bill on Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:58 am

Do you have a project in mind for it? Usually we prototype circuits on a solderless breadboard first. Then move them to a proto-board once we have them working.
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Re: Adafruit: Beagle Bone

by davidh on Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:25 am

I was to do something beginner simple. Something equivalent to "Hello World!" in programming.

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Re: Adafruit: Beagle Bone

by adafruit_support_bill on Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:32 am

I'd go with the solderless breadboard first because it is easier to make changes. Once you get something you want to make permanent, it is pretty straightforward to transfer it to the proto-cape.
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Re: Adafruit: Beagle Bone

by davidh on Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:52 pm

Thanks,

Are there get started project tutorials (like the Arduino has) that can show you what pins on the Beagle board do what and how to make use them to create simple projects?

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Re: Adafruit: Beagle Bone

by adafruit_support_bill on Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:42 pm

We have a getting-started tutorial. For project ideas you might check the beagle-bone website. There are also a number of beagle-bone videos on YouTube.
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