I bought the bare board because I wanted to practice my SMT soldering AND because the populated board was back-ordered. Unfortunately, I only skimmed the available documentation - "Hey, here's a board layout and a list of parts!" - before ordering. The next day when I tried to order from the list of parts I discovered many were vaguely specified: fuse 0805, LED 0805, etc. What current rating for the fuse? What current rating for the LED? What package for the EEPROM?
About 3/4 of the parts are completely specified. The other 1/4 are underspecified.
Since I cannot tell if the product works, I am unsure on how to rate it. I also have not followed up with the vendor to see if there is more information available. I rated both mid-pack.
Response from Land Boards, LLC | April 15, 2015
Sorry that you had some difficulty in determining what parts should be used on the bare board. Sounds like you found our Assembly Sheet page at: http://land-boards.com/blwiki/index.php?title=Beaglebone_Black_Assembly_Sheet
It is true that not all part numbers are specified in detail on that sheet. Hopefully we can help:
EEPROM PN: CAT24C256WI-GT3 Fuse: PTS120615V050 (it is in a 1206 package not an 0805 as indicated above). 1/2 Amp fuse. LEDs are typical 0805 red LEDs. The series resistor value is specified on the assembly sheet. PN: LTST-C170KRKT
If you need help with parts other than these three, please reach out and let us know.