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BeagleBoard xM and Time Travel

Sep 29, 2016, hellekin

BB-xM Unboxing

Hooray! Joerg received another 3 BeagleBoard xM that will be used as "virtual SoC" for proto_v2.
Six more are coming to complete the stock of 15 announced in the last newsletter.


Meanwhile, schematics final cleanup and footprint validation are progressing.
Tip: we're packing as many LEDs as the chip can offer, which means programming LED phun ahead!

Time Travel

Updated: BTW, Joerg received a box with 6 more BB-xM boards.

No, those are not these 6 BB-xM boards that we ordered two years ago.

Incidentally, the next day we received news from the latter lot from Mouser, who suffered an obsolescence issue
with their supplier CircuitCo: apparently CircuitCo 'forgot' they had discontinued the product.

Mouser time-travels with CircuitCo

Good timing!

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The Neo900 project aims to provide a successor of N900 Nokia Internet Tablet™ device, with faster CPU, more RAM and LTE modem, basing efforts on an already existing, mature and stable free platform - the OpenPhoenux GTA04, following the spirit of freedom known from Openmoko devices.