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Bad to the Bone by Jason Kridner, Steven F. Barrett

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CHAPTER 3

BeagleBone Operating Parameters and Interfacing

Objectives: After reading this chapter, the reader should be able to

• Describe the voltage and current parameters for BeagleBone.

• Apply the voltage and current parameters toward properly interfacing input and output devices to BeagleBone.

• Interface BeagleBone operating at 3.3 VDC with a peripheral device operating at 5.0 VDC.

• Interface a wide variety of input and output devices to BeagleBone.

• Describe the special concerns that must be followed when BeagleBone is used to interface to a high power DC or AC device.

• Describe how to control the speed and direction of a DC motor.

• Describe how to control several types of AC loads.

• Summarize the layout of the Prototype Cape for ...

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