3.3V/5V Sensor Connection Cape for the BeagleboneDesigned by land-boards, Ships from United States of America
Our other BeagleBone cards featured on Tindie BBB-GVS-3 BBB-COMMS-2 What is it? Easily and quickly connect devices and sensors to the Beaglebone Black. Why did you make it? We love the Beaglebone...Read More…
Easily and quickly connect devices and sensors to the Beaglebone Black.
We love the Beaglebone Black. With all of its I/O connections it offers exciting potential for embedded/connected devices. The two PRU I/O Coprocessors have potential for Input/Output that no other board in its class can offer. It even has real mounting holes which let the board be used for real-world applications.
When we got our first Beaglebone Black we were excited to try it with some of our Arduino GVS (Ground/Voltage/Signal) sensors and GVS output devices but couldn't since they are all 5V sensors. Sure we could cobble together some level shifters on a breadboard but in the end we wouldn't have something that could be deployed in a real application What we really wanted was a 5V Sensor shield like the one we use for our Arduino. But there were none out there. So we designed one.
Introducing the BBB-GVS cape.
We set this product to accept backorders. The Kickstarter didn't fund so we expect some folks from the Kickstarter to want a card. We went out on risk and bought 20 PWBs. When they run out the boards will go on backorder.
Jeff | April 15, 2015
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