PocketBeagle, open-source USB-key-fob computer, OSD3358 processor

SKU: 14985
Part Number: PocketBeagle
Brand: BeagleBoard
UPC: 614961952621




PocketBeagle, ultra-tiny open-source USB-key-fob computer, OSD3358 processor


PocketBeagle is an ultra-tiny-yet-complete open-source USB-key-fob computer.

PocketBeagle features an incredible low cost, slick design and simple usage, making PocketBeagle the ideal development board for beginners and professionals alike.


  • Low cost Linux computer with tremendous expansibility
  • Opportunity to learn many programming aspects from educators on-line
  • Openness and flexibility tear-down limits on your imagination


  • Based on new Octavo Systems OSD3358-SM 21mm x 21mm system-in-package that includes 512MB DDR3 RAM, 1-GHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU, 2x 200-MHz PRUs, ARM Cortex-M3, 3D accelerator, power/battery management and EEPROM
  • 72 expansion pin headers with power and battery I/Os, high-speed USB, 8 analog inputs, 44 digital I/Os and numerous digital interface peripherals
  • microUSB host/client and microSD connectors

Hardware Description

  • Octavo Systems OSD3358-SM
    • CPU: 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU
    • Memory: 512MB DDR3 RAM
    • Misc: 2×32-bit 200-MHz PRUs, ARM Cortex-M3, etc.
  • P1/P2 Header (72 expansion pins)
    • 1x high-speed USB2.0 OTG (host/client)
    • 8x analog inputs (6x 1.8V, 2x 3.3V)
    • 44x digit I/O
    • 3x UART (1 for debugging)
    • 2x I2C
    • 2x SPI
    • 4x PWM
    • 2x QEP
    • 2x CAN
  • User LEDs
    • 4x programmable LEDs
  • USB 2.0 OTG
    • microUSB connector, for connecting PC, also for power supply
  • Power LED
  • microSD Card Slot
    • for connecting SD card (NOT included), to burn the system image

Software Compatibility

  • Common Linux images like Debian, Ubuntu
  • By using the official Debian image, it is possible to take advantage of Cloud9 IDE (webpage), Node-RED (GUI), Python, etc.

Development Resources

BeagleBoard.org official resources: github.com/beagleboard/pocketbeagle/wiki

Package Content

Weight: 0.024 kg

Quick Overview

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