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Mailing Address: BeagleBoard. excessive voltages.org 675 North Glenville #195 Richardson.org covering or relating to any machine. please request an RMA at http://beagleboard. exposure to water.org/support Please refer to sections 12 and 13 of this document for the board checkout procedures and troubleshooting guides. TX 75081 WARRANTY: The BeagleBoard is warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 90 days from purchase. Page 4 of 171 . or accidents. Before returning the board. If no issue is found or express return is needed. This warranty does not cover any problems occurring as a result of improper use. please visit BeagleBoard. or combination in which such BeagleBoard. the customer will pay all shipping costs.org/support/rma .org products or services might be or are used. abuse. process. To return a defective board.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 No license is granted under any patent right or other intellectual property right of BeagleBoard. All boards will be returned via standard mail if an issue is found. modifications.

......................................................27 6.....................................................................................13 2...................................21 5...................................................................................................................32 Page 5 of 171 .......19 MAIN EXPANSION HEADER..............................13 RESET BUTTON...4 CONNECTING JTAG..................................................................................................................................15 INDICATORS................3 REPAIRS.................31 7...............................3 MEMORY....................23 5...13 2....20 5......................................................................................................................................................................22 5.......................................................................15 4.................................2 Software Changes...22 5.....................................................................................6 HS USB 2...2 REVISION C4 VS........................................24 6..........20 5...........................................................................................................1 BEAGLEBOARD FEATURES..............................................0 DEFINITIONS AND REFERENCES...................22 5..................................29 7................................................................................................................................13 2.............................................................................................................17 5.................................................................................................................28 7......................................................26 6....................................................................................................2 CONNECTING USB HOST..........................18 RS232 DB9 CONNECTOR........................................................11 2.16 POWER CONNECTOR..............30 7.............................0 CHANGE HISTORY..................................................................................23 BEAGLEBOARD MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS.........................0 OTG PORT..................................................REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table of Contents 1............................................................22 5..0 BEAGLEBOARD HOOKUP............18 5..........19 5...............2 SOFTWARE ON THE BEAGLEBOARD......18 5........................9 S-VIDEO CONNECTOR............................................17 5...............21 MMC3 EXPANSION HEADER........................................................................ –XM REVISION A2..........20 5..............................................................................................................................................................27 7..........................................................................................28 7.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4 POWER MANAGEMENT...............17 JTAG CONNECTOR......................8 STEREO AUDIO IN CONNECTOR............18 5......21 5...............................0 BEAGLEBOARD SPECIFICATION ..............................................................................................................................................1 BEAGLEBOARD VERSIONS.............................................................21 5.......................................................................................................0 INTRODUCTION.............................................12 MICROSD CONNECTOR..................................................................................................................22 MCBSP EXPANSION HEADER......................................................15 4..........................0 HOST PORT.............................................................................................15 3.....................14 USER BUTTON............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................0 BEAGLEBOARD OVERVIEW................2 PROCESSOR ..........................................................................................22 5.........................................................................................1 CONNECTING USB OTG.......5 CONNECTING SERIAL CABLE................................................................................................................................................................................................19 5...........................................13 2.................................2.......................................................................................5 HS USB 2......................26 6................................24 ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS.............................................................7 STEREO AUDIO OUTPUT CONNECTOR......................................................................................................................................................................................................10 DVI-D CONNECTOR......................................................................................................................................1 BEAGLEBOARD IN THE BOX............................................................................................20 5.........1 DEFINITIONS..............................................................................3 CONNECTING DC POWER...1 Hardware Changes.............23 5...................................................................................................................................................1 CHANGE HISTORY.................21 5...........................................20 CAMERA CONNECTOR...20 5..........................................21 5..........11 LCD HEADER .......2...........................................................................................0 PRODUCT CONTENTS.................................................................................................................................................15 5.............................14 3.........................................................................

..........47 8.......................................................................................................................................................6 McBSP1.....................................................................................................................................................2 Wall Supply Source..2 Main DC Input.....................65 Page 6 of 171 .............................................................................64 8.............................................................................................................36 7...............................................................................................6 VOCORE_1V3..................7 VDD2............8..........................................10 INDICATOR LOCATIONS.............................................................34 7.........................0 BEAGLEBOARD SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN............................8....................2 SDRAM Bus..................................................59 8....3 POWER CONDITIONING..........................................................49 8..................3V Supply...................................................................................................................................................................7..........63 8.........................................................................................58 8......9 OTHER SIGNALS..45 8...........................................................2 Indication.................40 7................................................................................................5 McBSP2..........................52 8............................4 METER CURRENT MEASUREMENT..................................8 PERIPHERAL VOLTAGES..1 VDD_PLL2............................................52 8...4 AUX 3......48 8...7....................60 8................................49 8...............................................................5 PROCESSOR CURRENT MEASUREMENT..............45 8...................42 8...............................................................................59 8.........46 8........................7.................................................................................................9 CONNECTING STEREO IN CABLE.............................................55 8.......................................................8.3............2.......................................................................................................64 8...........................................................57 8................................3 GPMC Bus..........4 DSS Bus...............1 Main Core Voltages....REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 7.......................1 Boot Configuration..58 8.......................................................................................65 8..2 VDD_PLL1................................................................................................5 Main Core Voltages Smart Reflex....56 8.................................56 8.............................6 VDD_VMMC1..........................................................................................................................................................1 USB DC Source...................................8 CAM_1V8..............35 7...........................................................2 OVER VOLTAGE PROTECTION........................7.........................................................1 SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAM...................................................8...........................................52 8............................................................................................12 MICROSD CONNECTION......1 Detection.............58 8...........................9...................................6 CONNECTING S-VIDEO......................................8..............................................................................................................3 DC Source Control..65 8........................................................62 8..................7.....................................................37 7...............33 7.........................................................................1 Overview.....................................47 8..............................6 VBAT POWER CONDITIONING.......................................................................9..59 8................................55 8..............................................................................................................................9 USB_1V8..................................................2..............................................................................................55 8............2....................................44 8.............................................................................10...................................10.......3 Power Sequencing..........................................................63 8..9............................................9...............................................................................................................................................45 8................................................................................................................................................................................................................................61 8..............................................................................................................................................3 Processor I2C Control............7.........................................10 EXP_VDD.........................................................................................................................................................................8...............8......10..........................................................................................10...............................................................................8..................................................................................................................................................................4 VDD_SIM.58 8.....4 VIO_1V8................................................................................51 8.............................................................................................10......................................................................................................................7 CAM_2V8..10.............................................................................8............47 8........39 7...................................................................13 LCD CONNECTION............................................................8 CONNECTING STEREO OUT CABLE.......................52 8................9.3..................................................................................................................8.......................3 VDAC_1V8.......................................59 8..............................................................58 8..................3.........3 Shutdown............................2 RTC Backup Battery............................7................................................................10 PROCESSOR...................................................................................42 8.57 8.........................................................7 TPS65950 RESET AND POWER MANAGEMENT...53 8...............4 Reset Signals...................................3........11 BUTTON LOCATIONS...................................................................................................................41 8............................5 VMMC2...............................58 8............................................................7 CONNECTING DVI-D CABLE...................................................................5 mSecure Signal..

..........................................................................................................................................................14..........14.....20............................................................11 POP MEMORY DEVICE..............3 OTG ULPI Interface...................................................17.......................................................69 8..2 LCD Power........................................................17..17................................................102 8............10 Interrupt Mapping..................68 8........4 OTG Charge Pump......14.......................82 8............................................................................................................................71 8..6 OTG USB Protection..............................94 8..................................................................................................4 Booting From SD/MMC Cards.........................................4 Connector.....................................10.....................................15..........................................................................................74 8......................80 8.......4 USB Port Connectors...............................88 8.........................................................................................3 McBSP_CLKS................................................................1 Processor Interface.........16.....7 McBSP3.................70 8.......4 Camera Modules.............................................................................................................................82 8.........................1 Power Indicator..................................................................................................1 32KHz Clock..................81 8........................................................................................................................................................................................16........................................................20.......................................................................................................................................................................76 8...........................................14 ONBOARD USB HUB..................................................................3 Card Detect...............................19 S-VIDEO...................................................................................................................................17 DVI-D INTERFACE....................................................................................................15....................85 8....................................................................................................................................12..........................................2 USB OTG Design................................................................................2 Processor Interface............15 MICROSD.........85 8.....................................................71 8...........22 INDICATORS..............................................................1 Processor LCD Interface...........................101 8........................89 8..........................................1 Power......................................................13........10.15...........................3 USB HUB..................................72 8...............2 HS USB PHY.................................................................................84 8..........20..................................................................................................66 8.....................86 8.68 8.................4 TFP410 Framer.......................................72 8.................................................................................................................102 8...................21 RS232 PORT........................................................................................................................17..............................................................................75 8..17..........................66 8.............5 Ethernet...............1 Camera Power.........................................................21.....................................................................21..........13..........................20 CAMERA PORT....................................................2 TPS65950 Audio Interface.........................99 8.......................................................................................13...............14...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3 RS232 Transceiver...............................................................................................................................................................................................................12.....................22.............84 8...........12 SYSTEM CLOCKS............................................71 8..................1 microSD Power...........................................................................................................................................................................................3 TFP410 Power..............101 8...74 8..........................................78 8.............................................................................................2 Level Translator........13...........................................10.17......13..........................................82 8...................................................101 8......16........87 8.............3 User Indicators...........................................................................................................................................................................................................16.......................20.............13..........................................................................................................1 Processor Audio Interface...........96 8...................................5 OTG USB Connector.............................................22......83 8............12........73 8...........................16 AUDIO INTERFACE.........104 Page 7 of 171 ........................................................................................88 8..2 Camera I2C Port...............96 8................................18 LCD EXPANSION HEADERS........................................................................102 8........1 USB OTG Overview.................83 8....................................................................21.......8 Pin Muxing................21.............................................................14...88 8...........................................13 USB OTG PORT.....85 8.....92 8..............................91 8....................................................2 PMU Status Indicator...........................................69 8..........................95 8.......22..........................................................103 8.............................4 Audio Input Jack.......................96 8.......................................................................74 8.................................................................6 DVI-D Connector.............................................................................................................................................103 8....................2 26MHz Clock.9 GPIO Mapping................................70 8.........................................................................................................................................5 TFP410 Control Pins..............15.......................................................3 Processor Camera Port Interface...................REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.....10...3 Audio Output Jack.........

....................................2 USB OTG...........................................2 Camera.0 BEAGLEBOARD ACCESSORIES......................................110 8....113 8..................2 Expansion Signals..................................................................................................................................................5.......................................................................................................................................................0 CONNECTOR PINOUTS AND CABLES................................................................125 9.......................24.............................................129 9...............................7 ADC..............123 9..135 9...................145 11................................................................................................................................................................121 9........................5 LCD.....................................................................26....108 8...................................118 8...................................25 LCD EXPANSION HEADER...........................117 8...........................................................................................141 10................................................................................110 8...............................23.................................................................1 Processor Interface............2 BEAGLEBOARD EXPANSION CARD DESIGN INFORMATION ...................2 DVI CABLES......1 Processor Interface..................................5 LCD and Expansion Measurements..4 MICROSD CARDS......................5.............................................................22.....................................................................................................................8 JTAG.................................................................................147 11...........110 8................................120 9..............................................................................125 9.........................................................................104 8.............147 11.......................1 POWER CONNECTOR...........................130 9....................118 8..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4 HSUSB1 Signals..............................................................................................................138 10.....................................105 8..............................................................26..................6 Mounting Scenarios........................117 8........144 10..............................................................................................................................................131 9....24.................................143 10..........134 9.............................................................................4 Reset..............................26...........1 MCBSP5 Signals...................................................................................................133 9........................................5 Overvoltage Indicators.....................................23 JTAG..........7 AUDIO OUT............................................148 11...............................................................................REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.....106 8.........................................................................................110 8..................122 9.......................................................5.......................................................................24..138 9..............................138 9................140 10.........................................119 9....24...........................................22...............6 AUDIO CONNECTIONS..........................................................................3 S-VIDEO........106 8.......................................23...1 Mounting Method........112 8......127 9...............1 Battery..............................................5 Alternate Clock.....4 Auxiliary Access Header...........................................1 Connector Pinout...............................26 AUXILIARY EXPANSION HEADER......26...........................................................................................................118 8.............................................................6 USB TO BLUETOOTH.........1 DC POWER SUPPLY...................8 GPIO Signals.................................................................................................136 9..................................................................................................................................................................4 DVI-D.......................................9 DMAREQ....................3 Audio McBSP2 Port........................................................................................................................................................27 AUDIO EXPANSION HEADER............................26.......................2 JTAG Connector.......................4 HUB Power Indicator.....................144 10.................................120 9.............................9..................................2 MMC3 Signals...........................................26................................143 10......................................106 8..........................................................................1 BEAGLEBOARD DIMENSIONS .............3 Power...............................................3 ETK Signals..........................104 8............................................................................................................................................117 8..................................................................................5.........................2 Battery Installation.......105 8...............................................................................5 USB TO WIFI..........................9 BATTERY INSTALLATION ....................................3 DVI-D MONITORS........................................................................5.............................24.....................26..................................................6 HDQ 1-Wire 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Section 6. the processor is a DM3730 processor.0– Connector Pinouts and Cables The section describes each connector and cable used in the system. This is not an exhaustive list. The processor used on the BeagleBoard-xM is compatible with several Cortex A8 processors manufactured by Texas Instruments. Section 4. This document provides detailed information on the overall design and usage of the BeagleBoard from the system level perspective.0– Change History Provides tracking for the changes made to the System Reference Manual. This will allow the user to create cables. but does provide an idea of the types Page 11 of 171 .0– Hookup Covered here is how to connect the various cables to the BeagleBoard. which has yet to be announced by Texas Instruments.0-Product Contents Describes what the BeagleBoard package looks like and what is included in the box.0– Overview This is a high level overview of the BeagleBoard. it will only be referred to as the processor.org. The only documentation that is available is the AM3715. Section 5. or to perform debugging as needed. purchase cables. This is a very detailed section that goes into the design of each circuit on the board.0– Definitions and References This section provides definitions for commonly used terms and acronyms.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 1. Currently. The key difference between the AM3715 and the DM3730. Section 9. is that the DSP is not included on the AM3715.0– BeagleBoard Accessories Covered in this section are a few of the accessories that may be used with BeagleBoard. It is not intended to provide detailed documentation of the processor or any other component used on the board.0 Introduction This document is the System Reference Manual for the BeagleBoard-xM. It is expected that the user will refer to the appropriate documents for these devices to access detailed information.0– Specification Provided here are the features and electrical specifications of the BeagleBoard. The key sections in this document are: Section 2. Section 3.0– System Architecture and Design This section provides information on the overall architecture and design of the BeagleBoard. a low cost ARM Cortex A8 board supported through BeagleBoard. Section 8. Section 7. For the remainder of this document. Section 10.

Section 13.BeagleBoard Components This section provides information on the top and bottom side silkscreen of the BeagleBoard showing the location of the components.0. Section 12.0. Section 14. Page 12 of 171 .. Section 16.Bill Of Material This section describes where to get the latest Bill of Material for the BeagleBoard.0. It does not guarantee that these devices will work on all OS implementations. Section 15. It also provides a definition of what they need to be.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 of cables and accessories that can be supported and how to find them.BeagleBoard PCB Information This section describes where to get the PCB file information for the BeagleBoard.Known Issues This section describes the known issues with the current revision of the BeagleBoard and any workarounds that may be possible.0 – Troubleshooting Here is where you can find tips on troubleshooting the setup of the BeagleBoard. Section 17.0.0. Section 11.0 – Mechanical Information is provided here on the dimensions of the BeagleBoard.BeagleBoard Schematics These are the schematics for the BeagleBoard and information on where to get the PDF and OrCAD files.

2. These two versions will be shipping at the same time.2 Revision C4 vs.0 2.1 Hardware Changes AREA Processor ARM Frequency DSP Frequency SGX Frequency DDR DDR Speed NAND SD Connector USB Host Ports Host Port Speed Serial Connector Camera Header Ships with 4G SD Overvoltage Protection Power LED turnoff Serial Port Power Turnoff MMC3 Expansion Header McBSP2 Expansion Header -xM DM3730 1GHZ 800Mhz 200Mhz 512MB 166MHz 0 uSD 4 FS/LS/HS DB9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes C4 OMAP3530 720MHz 520MHz 110MHz 256MB 166MHz 256MB MMC/SD 1 HS Header No No No No No No No Comments Direct connect to USB to Serial Cable Leopard Imaging Camera module Contains bootable desktop There will be two different assembly versions of the –xM.1 Change History Change History Table 1 tracks the changes made for each revision of this document. Rev A A1 A2 Change History Changes Initial release. -00 Micron LPDDR 512MB -01 Numonyx LPDDR 512MB Page 13 of 171 . Updated to new power OVP scheme Updated with camera and Memory information Date 6/4/2010 6/21/2020 7/23/2010 By GC GC GC 2. The long-term plan is to only ship one eventually.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 2. 2. Table 1. –xM Revision A2 There are several key differences between the BeagleBoard Revision C4 versus the -xM Rev A2 version.

REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Here is a brief explanation for the reason behind this. 2.2 Software Changes Following are the changes to the SW. We are having yield issues with the current batch of Micron parts. We just cannot afford to scrap all those boards due to poor yields. and we have steady supply. o A demo version of the Angstrom desktop distribution.2. we are starting production with the Numonyx parts and will continue to build using those parts until such time as the Micron parts are proved to be working. However. o Use of a universal Beagle XLoader and UBoot. There are no issues with the -00 assemblies that use the Micron parts. have acceptable yields. Page 14 of 171 . So. We are hoping that the next batch of production versions will work. They include support for the 512MB DDR and the removal of the NAND from the –xM board. the dates are continuing to ship so we do not know when we will receive those parts. All features and capabilities are the same between the two assemblies with the exception that in theory the Micron parts should run at 200MHz. These will work on any Beagle made.

Smal version of the standard SD card MDDR. All of the design information is freely available and can be used as the basis for a product. the Rev C4 and the –xM. Figure 1 is a picture of each of these versions.Synchronous Dualrate Random Access Memory .Secure Digital microSD. It is not intended for use in end products. 4. 4. the BeagleBoard is highly extensible to add many features and interfaces. BeagleBoards will not be sold for use in any product as this hampers the ability to get the boards to as many community members as possible and to grow the community.1 BeagleBoard Versions There are two different versions of the beagle in production.0 BeagleBoard Overview The BeagleBoard is designed specifically to address the Open Source Community. Page 15 of 171 .Mobile Dual Data Rate SDRAM. This manual covers the –xm Version only.0 3. Please refer to the Rev C4 The Figure 1 provides an example of a few of the various usage scenarios for the BeagleBoard. By utilizing standard interfaces.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 3. It has been equipped with a minimum set of features to allow the user to experience the power of the processor and is not intended as a full development platform as many of the features and interfaces supplied by the processor are not accessible from the BeagleBoard.1 Definitions and References Definitions SD.

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1. Processor POP Memory PMIC TPS65950 BeagleBoard-xM Features Debug Support PCB Indicators HS USB 2.8V) McSPI McBSP DVI-D Connector USB Power I2C MMC2 Access to all of the LCD control signals plus I2C 4 pin connector MMC3 GPIO PWM 3.0 OTG Port USB Host Ports Ethernet Audio Connectors SD/MMC Connector User Interface Video Camera Power Connector Overvoltage Protection Main Expansion Connector 2 LCD Connectors Auxiliary Audio Auxiliary Expansion Feature Texas Instruments Cortex A8 1GHz processor Micron 4Gb MDDR SDRAM (512MB) 200MHz Power Regulators Audio CODEC Reset USB OTG PHY GPIO Pins 14-pin JTAG UART 3 LEDs 6 layers 3.0” (78.74 x 76.ADC.5mm L+R out L+R Stereo In MicroSD 1-User defined button Reset Button S-Video Supports Leopard Imaging Module DC Power Shutdown @ Over voltage UART Power (5V & 1.5mm 3.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 5. Power Error USB Power PMU Mini AB USB connector TPS65950 I/F SMSC LAN9514 Ethernet HUB Up to 500ma per Port if adequate 4 FS/LS/HS power is supplied 10/100 From USB HUB 3. Table 2.GPIO.HDQ Page 17 of 171 .8V McBSP2 MMC3. 5. 5V.0 BeagleBoard Specification This section covers the specifications of the BeagleBoard and provides a high level description of the major components and interfaces that make up the BeagleBoard.1” x 3.2mm) 2-User Controllable Power.3V.1 BeagleBoard Features Table 2 provides a list of the BeagleBoard’s features.

In addition to the power the TPS65950 also provides: o o o o o Stereo Audio Out Stereo Audio in Power on reset USB OTG PHY Status LED Page 18 of 171 . when looking at the BeagleBoard.4 Power Management The TPS65950 is used on the BeagleBoard to provide power with the exception of a 3.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The following sections provide more detail on each feature and sections of the BeagleBoard. but instead see the part number for the memory. 5. The -00 assembly uses the Micron POP memory and the -01 uses the Numonyx POP memory.3V regulator to power the USB Hub. The key function of the POP memory is to provide: o 4Gb MDDR SDRAM x32 (512MB @ 166MHz) No other memory devices are on the BeagleBoard.3 Memory There are two possible memory devices used on the –xM.3V regulator which is used to provide power to the DVI-D encoder and RS232 driver and an additional 3. It is possible however. 5.4mm pitch POP package. you will not find an actual part labeled DM3730CBP. o Install a thumbdrive into one of the USB ports o Add a USB to Hard Disk adapter to one of the USB ports Support for these devices is dependent upon driver support in the OS. POP (Package on Package) is a technique where the memory is mounted on top of the processor. For this reason.2 Processor The BeagleBoard-xM processor is the DM3730CBP 1GHz version and comes in a . 5. that additional non volatile memory storage can be added to BeagleBoard by: o Accessing the memory on the uSD card o Use the USB OTG port and a powered USB hub to drive a USB Thumb drive or hard drive.

The increase in power is due to the addition of the USB HUB on BeagleBoard.6 HS USB 2. Page 19 of 171 .0 OTG Port The USB OTG port can be used as the primary power source and communication link for the BeagleBoard and derives power from the PC over the USB cable. It is possible to take the current supplied by the USB ports to 1A by using a Y cable. The client port is limited in most cases to 500mA by the PC. It is configured by the default in the software supplied.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 5.0 Host Port On the board are four USB Type A connectors with full LS/FS/HS support. 5. Figure 2 shows and example of the Y-Cable for the USB. USB Y-Cable The BeagleBoard requires a Y-Cable minAB to USB A cable or as mentioned a single cable can be used if the USB Hub is powered down. Figure 2. Each port can provide power on/off control and up to 500mA of current at 5V as long as the input DC is at least 3A. There is an option to provide external power to the BeagleBoard using a 5V DC supply and is discussed later in this section. A single PC USB port is not sufficient to power the BeagleBoard if the USB Host is enabled.5 HS USB 2.

The BeagleBoard is equipped with a DVI-D interface that uses an HDMI connector that was selected for its small size. This is the standard LCD panel interface of the processor and will support 24b color output.27mm pitch 2x10 headers are provided to gain access to the LCD signals.REF: BB_SRM_xM 5. 5. DDC2B (Display Data Channel) or EDID (Enhanced Display ID) support over I2C is provided in order to allow for the identification of the LCD monitor type and the required settings. The user must use a HDMI to DVI-D cable or adapter to connect to a LCD monitor. but can be changed via the Software.10 DVI-D Connector The BeagleBoard can drive a LCD panel equipped with a DVI-D digital input. 5. The Audio CODEC is provided by the TPS65950.5mm standard stereo output audio jack is provided to access the stereo output of the onboard audio CODEC. This cable or adapter is not provided with the BeagleBoard.9 S-Video Connector A 4 pin DIN connector is provided to access the S-Video output of the BeagleBoard. It does not support the full HDMI interface and is used to provide the DVI-D interface portion only. DO NOT PLUG IN THE DVI-D CONNECTOR TO A DISPLAY WITH THE BEAGLEBAORD POWERED ON. The default is NTSC. A standard HDMI cable can be used when connecting to a monitor with an HDMI connector. It will support NTSC or PAL format output to a standard TV. This allows for the creation of LCD boards that will allow adapters to be made to provide the level translation to support different LCD panels. 5. Page 20 of 171 . This is a separate output from the processor and can contain different video output data from what is found on the DVI-D output if the software is configured to do it. PLUG IN THE CABLE TO THE DISPLAY AND THEN POWER ON THE BEAGLEBOARD.7 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Stereo Audio Output Connector A 3.5mm standard stereo audio input jack is provided to access the stereo output of the onboard audio CODEC. 5.8 Stereo Audio In Connector A 3.11 LCD Header A pair of 1.

o One on the TPS65950 that is programmed via the I2C interface o Two on the processor controlled via GPIO pins o One Power LED that indicates that power is applied and can be turned off via SW. The power supply is not provided with the BeagleBoard. If this LED ever turns on. a larger wall supply 5V can be plugged into the optional power jack.12 microSD Connector BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 A single microSD connector is provided as a means for the main non-volatile memory storage on the board. 5.16 Power Connector Power will be supplied via the USB OTG connector and if a need arises for additional power.14 User Button A button is provided on the BeagleBoard to be used as an application button that can be used by SW as needed.REF: BB_SRM_xM 5. 5. When the wall supply is plugged in.13 Reset Button When pressed and released. Page 21 of 171 . 5. As there is no NAND boot option on the board. this button is no longer needed to force an SD card boot. When using the USB OTG port in the host mode. It is can be used by the UBoot SW to switch between user scripts to allow different boot configurations to be selected as long as that feature is included in the UBoot used. 5.. it will remove the power path from the USB connector and will be the power source for the whole board. There is also on RED on the BeagleBoard that provides an indication that the connected to the board exceeds the voltage range of the board. o One to indicate that power is applied to the onboard USB HUB and can be controlled via the SW. please remove the power connector and look for the correct power supply. such as when a board is added to the expansion connectors. This replaces the 6 in 2 SD/MMC connector found on the C4. the DC supply must be connected as the USB port will be used to provide limited power to the hub at a maximum of 100mA.15 Indicators There are five green LEDs on the BeagleBoard that can be controlled by the user. causes a power on reset of the BeagleBoard.

The 100mA is a function of the OTG port itself. No null modem cable is required. a RED LED will turn on. DO NOT expose the JTAG header to 3. This connector is populated on the board. Page 22 of 171 .18 RS232 DB9 Connector Support for RS232 via UART3 is provided by DB9 connector on the BeagleBoard for access to an onboard RS232 transceiver.20 Camera Connector A single connector has been added to the BeagleBoard–xM board for the purpose of supporting a camera module. This header is populated on each board. 3MP. The 100mA is not impacted by having a higher amperage supply plugged into the DC power jack. 5. The camera module does not come with the board but can be obtained from Leopard Imaging. The interface is at 1. Only 1. Make sure the DC supply is regulated and a clean supply. 5.19 Main Expansion Header A single 28 pin header is provided on the board to allow for the connection of various expansion cards that could be developed by the users or other sources. A USB to Serial cable can be plugged directly into the Beagle. For proper operation of the cameras. 2MP. The supported resolutions include VGA. different signals can be provided on each pin.21 MMC3 Expansion Header New to the BeagleBoard-xM is a 20 pin connector provided to allow access to additional signals including GPIO and the MMC3 port. the correct SW drivers are required.8V on all signals.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 so a hub must be powered. This connector is populated on the board and is ready for the camer module to ne installed. This will prevent the power form actually making it to the circuitry on the board and will stay on as long as the power exceeds the voltage specification. If the power is over the voltage specification. and 5MP camera modules. Due to multiplexing. 5.17 JTAG Connector A 14 pin JTAG header is provided on the BeagleBoard to facilitate the SW development and debugging of the board by using various JTAG emulators. 5.8V Levels are supported. 5. A standard male to female straight DB9 cable may also be used.3V.

5.35” x 3. In order to use these signals.23 BeagleBoard Mechanical Specifications Size: 3. This connector is populated on the board.45” Max height: TBM Layers: 6 PCB thickness: .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 5.22 McBSP Expansion Header A 4 pin connector is provided to allow access to the McBSP2 signals for audio applications. the audio interface on the TPS65950 must be disabled by the SW..062” RoHS Compliant: Yes Weight: TBW Page 23 of 171 .

2 5.8 4.8 3.4 7 30 30 30 30 Kohms MHz MHz MHz MHz V V mA MHz MHz 1.5 1.8 5 Varies 5.2 1.8 480 12.8 1.24 Electrical Specifications BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 3 is the electrical specification of the external interfaces to the BeagleBoard-xM Rev A.5 Mb/S Mb/S Mb/S Mb/S Mb/S Mb/S 5 -5 +/-35 250 -2.71 2.5 1.5 480 12.89 220 48 25 65 Page 24 of 171 .5 +/-60 V V mA Kbit/S V .85 30 5.0V Current Clock DVI-D Pixel Clock Frequency 5 350 5 750 5 1 1.2 5 5.75 4.8V) Current USB Host (Same as the DC supplied by the power plug or USB 5V) Current (Depends on what the DC source can supply over what the board requires) USB OTG High Speed Mode Full Speed Mode Low Speed Mode USB Host High Speed Mode Full Speed Mode Low Speed Mode RS232 Transmit High Level Output Voltage Low Level output voltage Output impedance Maximum data rate Receive High level Input Voltage Lo Level Input Voltage Input resistance JTAG Realview ICE Tool XDS560 XDS510 Lauterbach(tm) microSD Voltage Mode 1.2 12 5.7 3 -3.7 1. BeagleBoard Electrical Specification -xM Rev A Specification Power Input Voltage USB Current USB Input Voltage DC Current DC Max Voltage without damage Expansion Voltage (5V) Curent (Dépends on source current avalable) Expansion Voltage (1.8V Voltage Mode 3.4 -5. Table 3.0 1.REF: BB_SRM_xM 5.2 V mA V mA V V A V mA V Min Typ Max Unit 4.

02 kHz) 2 0 Hz to 20 kHz.56 -80 -90 1.53 Vrms differential output voltage and load impedance = 16 Ohms) Peak-to-Peak output voltage Total Harmonic Distortion @ 0 dBFs Idle channel noise (20Hz to 20KHz) .7 67.3 400 S-Video Revision A2 V mVp-p 600 1024 x 768 .5 -75 -85 Vpp dB dB Page 25 of 171 . Gain = 0 dB Audio Out Load Impedance @100 pF Maximum Output Power (At 0. A-weighted audio.REF: BB_SRM_xM High level output voltage Swing output voltage Maximum resolution BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual 3.5 V mV Ohms Vpp dB dB ohms mW -80 -85 14 16 17.5 -75 -78 Full scale output voltage (75ohm load) Offset voltage Output Impedance Audio In Peak-to-peak single-ended input voltage (0 dBFs) Total harmonic distortion (sine wave @ 1.5 1.02 kHz @ -1 dBFs) Total harmonic distortion (sine wave @ 1.88 50 75 1 82.

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Product Contents

Under this section is a description of what comes in the box when the BeagleBoard is purchased. 6.1 BeagleBoard In the Box

The final packaged -xM Rev A product will contain the following: o o o o 1 Box 1 BeagleBoard in an ESD Bag 1 uSD card 1 uSD Card to MMC Adapter NO CABLES ARE PROVIDED WITH THE BEAGLEBOARD.

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6.2

Software on the BeagleBoard

There is no NAND on the board so no SW is preinstalled on the board as it is on the Rev C4. The –xM does come with a 4GB SD card that the board boots from. It contains all of the code required for the board to boot to an Angstrom desktop. It can also be used to boot to UBoot by hitting a key during the booting process before it reads the UImage. 6.3 Repairs

If you feel the board is in need of repair, follow the RMA Request process found at http://beagleboard.org/support/rma Do not send the board in for repair until a RMA authorization has been provided. Do not return the board t the distributor.

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BeagleBoard Hookup

This section provides an overview of all of the connectors on the BeagleBoard. 7.1 Connecting USB OTG

The USB OTG port connects to the PC host and uses a miniAB cable through which power can be provided to the BeagleBoard. Figure 5 shows where the cable is connected to the BeagleBoard. If the OTG Port is to be used as a Host, the ID pin must be grounded. This means that you must have a 5 pin cable connected to the OTG port on the BeagleBoard and you must use a USB powered HUB. There is also an option to ground the ID on the board and is discussed later. You can power the board form this port, but there may not be enough power supplied by the PC to power all features, such as the USB Host ports and the Ethernet Port. If you use the double ended USB cable, you should be able to power the board with minimal issues as long as you do not load down the USB Host ports with heavy current devices.

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USB OTG Connection

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2 Connecting USB Host BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The Beagle is equipped with 4 USB Host connectors.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. USB Host Connection Page 29 of 171 . Figure 6 shows the location of the USB Host connectors. Figure 6.

x 9. DC Power Connection The power supply must have a 2. you must have an external DC supply powering the BeagleBoard. You need to make sure the supply is a regulated 5V supply.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. Page 30 of 171 . but can be obtained from various sources. The board will not function until the correct power supply is used.5mm and can be either straight or right angle. If you are using the USB OTG port in the OTG or host mode. Figure 7. The power supply is not provided with the BeagleBoard. Figure 7 shows where to insert the power supply into the power jack.3 Connecting DC Power BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 A DC supply can be used to power the BeagleBoard by plugging it into the power jack. It is highly recommended that on the -XM Rev A version of the board that an external power supply or double USB cable be used if the USB Host is to be used. turning on a red LED.D x 5. Connecting anything other than 5V will activate the over voltage circuitry.D. Most USB supplies will not be able to supply the required current over a single USB port.5mm O.1mm I.

4 Connecting JTAG BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 A JTAG emulator can be used for advanced debugging by connecting it to the JTAG header on the BeagleBoard. It supports 1.8V only. Figure 8 shows the connection of the JTAG cable to the BeagleBoard. Only the 14pin version of the JTAG is supported and if a 20pin version is needed.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7.3V. you will to contact your emulator supplier for the appropriate adapter. Figure 8. BeagleBoard JTAG Connection DO NOT expose the JTAG header to 3. Page 31 of 171 .

a straight through male to female cable is required. Figure 9 shows where the serial cable is to be installed. The configuration of the DB9 is such that a USB to serial adapter can be plugged direct into the Beagle connector. The cable used on the Rev C4 will not work on the –xM board.5 Connecting Serial Cable BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 In order to access the serial port of the BeagleBoard a serial cable is required. No null modem cable is required. New to the –xM version is the removal of the 10 pin header and the addition of a female DB9 connector. BeagleBoard Serial Cable Connection If you are using a standard serial port on the PC. Page 32 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. Figure 9.

Figure 10.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7.6 Connecting S-Video BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 An S-Video cable can be connected to the BeagleBoard and from there it can be connected to a TV or monitor that supports an S-Video input. This cable is not supplied with the BeagleBoard. Figure 10 shows the connector for the S-Video cable. BeagleBoard S-Video Connection Page 33 of 171 .

This cable is not supplied with BeagleBoard but can be obtained through numerous sources. PLUG IN THE CABLE TO THE DISPLAY AND THEN POWER ON THE BEAGLEBOARD. a HDMI to DVI-D cable is required. Figure 11 shows the proper connection point for the cable. Figure 11. Page 34 of 171 . BeagleBoard DVI-D Connection DO NOT PLUG IN THE DVI-D CONNECTOR TO A DISPLAY WITH THE BEAGLEBAORD POWERED ON.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7.7 Connecting DVI-D Cable BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 In order to connect the DVI-D output to a monitor.

The audio cables are not provided with BeagleBoard. such as external stereo powered speakers.5mm jack. Figure 12 shows where the cable connected to the stereo out jack. Figure 12. but can be obtained from just about anywhere. can be connected to the BeagleBoard via a 3.8 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Connecting Stereo Out Cable An external Audio output device. BeagleBoard Audio Out Cable Connection Page 35 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM 7.

BeagleBoard Audio In Cable Connection Page 36 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. can be connected to the Beagle via a 3. Figure 13. The audio cables are not provided with BeagleBoard. but can be obtained from several sources. such as a powered microphone or the audio output of a PC or MP3 player.9 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Connecting Stereo In Cable External Audio input devices. Figure 13 shows where the cable is connected to the stereo input jack.5mm jack.

Figure 14. VOLT will turn on when the DC voltage exceeds specification HUB turns on when power is applied to the USB HUB.10 Indicator Locations BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 There are five green and one RED indicator on the BeagleBoard. BeagleBoard Indicator Locations POWER indicates that power is applied to the board. USR0/1 can be used by the SW as needed PMU is controlled from the power management chip and can be connected to a PWM.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. Each indicator will be described in more detail later in this document. Figure 14 shows the location of each indicator. Page 37 of 171 .

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BeagleBoard Button Location The User button does no affect the boot source of the board as is the case on the rev C4 version. Page 39 of 171 . Figure 15 shows the location of the buttons. Figure 15.11 Button Locations BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 There are two buttons on the BeagleBoard.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. the RESET button when pressed will force a board reset and the USER button which can be used by the SW for user interaction.

12 microSD Connection BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The microSD is the primary boot source for the board. Figure 16. It uses a push-push connector for the insertion and removal of the microSD card. Page 40 of 171 . BeagleBoard microSD Card Location The microSD card should be inserted with the writing on the card facing up. Figure 16 shows the location of the microSD connector. The connector is mounted on the bottom side of the board.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7. The white silkscreen area on top of the board works as a guide to align the card for insertion.

Figure 17. BeagleBoard LCD Header Location Adapter boards are becoming available for such things as LCD panels and VGA adapters.REF: BB_SRM_xM 7.05 (1. Figure 17 shows the location of the LCD headers on the Beagle.13 LCD Connection BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 There are two headers provided to allow access to the LCD signals on the BeagleBoard. Page 41 of 171 .27mm) pitch. These headers are 2x10 headers with a spacing of . How these connectors are used is determined by the design of the adapter board that is connected to them.

REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. Figure 18.0 BeagleBoard System Architecture and Design This section provides a high level description of the design of the BeagleBoard-xM and its overall architecture. Page 42 of 171 .1 System Block Diagram Figure 18 is the high level block diagram of the BeagleBoard-xM. 8. BeagleBoard-xM High Level Block Diagram Figure 19 shows the location of the key components on the board.

o The pin names differ from the actual schematic. For ease of reading. the names have been truncated to only show the specific functions of that pin as used in the design. o The schematic has been created for each section showing only the pertinent components and their connections. BeagleBoard Major Components This remainder of this section describes in detail the architecture and design of the BeagleBoard. You will notice certain things in this section.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 19. Page 43 of 171 .

1 2 0 6 . 1 D 2 0 C _ 6 . 0 6 0 D N I . 4 K . 2 5 V R 1 3 8 C U F V O R 3 D 2 1 C I N N 1 2 1 0 6 3 3 V O u F 1 L U . .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. 2 5 4 V D C _ I N D C _ 5 V 2 3 1 O N N _ P W R 1 _ 2 . 0 6 0 3 D N I . 1 % 4 5 R 1 _ U 3 2 T T 2 1 R 2 _ U 3 2 3 3 0 R 1 5 2 1 0 u F . Figure 21 is the diagram of the circuitry design. Overvoltage Protection The circuit is comprised of the following key functions: o Overvoltage detection o Overvoltage indication o Overvoltage shutdown Each of these functions is discussed in the following sections.2 Over Voltage Protection A new feature found on the –xM board is the overvoltage protection circuit. 0 6 N 3 10k 47k 5 Q R 2 B N 1 9 0 7 C U F V O R 2 3 D 1 2 I N N 1 P 2 4 1 0 C 6 3 V u 3 O F 1 U .C 0 C R 2 2 . C E R . The primary function of this circuit it to prevent voltage levels in excess of the specification from reaching other circuitry on the board and causing damage to the board. 1 2 0 6 . 0 T P 1 . 1 1 % R 1 3 3 6 0 _ 4 D C 3 L V U V S G V O L T _ E R R R 1 2 1 R _ L E D 5 1 0 . 6 K 1 3 . 2 5 5 V _ V U S B 1 0 V R O K L T 0 E R 3 2 R . 5 R M M 1 4 3 2 . C C 2 2 1 C / O VF OF U / C 1 R 2 5V DC_POWER 3 36 2 1 E R . _1 U% 4 5 3 2 T 2 T 1 R 2 _ U 3R 1 1 4 4 3 3 0 / O V F OF U 1 R 2 1 5 36 1 1 / C 1 Figure 20. D C 1 5 GRN VO LTER R _R _ I N K T D C _ I N D C _ I N R 1 3 0 1 0 K L D S E N V 1 9 D S 3 N R S SE E T D S N 3 8 C 0 1 3 G 1 5 6 O L T E R L T D S 1 3 T . . 0 D C 5 V C 1 8 8 u F R 1 3 . Page 44 of 171 . 1 5 V5 _ 3 2 0 3 V O L T D 2E T Q R 2 N A 1 9 0 7 47k 8 . 1 % . 4R K 1 . C L E R . 1 0 V 6 K 2 R 1 3 4 10k 0 .

There is a another version of this devices. If detected. This will prevent the two FDC6330L load switches from turning on.3V a level in excess of the 1. U35. The other load switch. This is driven by ½ of Q3. will turn on.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. If the voltage exceeds 1. U34. the board will not power up. R160. the board will not power up.2.3 Shutdown The error condition also results in ½ of Q3 being activated which takes the VOLTERR signal low. This indicates to the user that the voltage is too high and that another power supply should be used. will result in the signal going high via the pullup R158. RESET is asserted in the case where the VDD drops below the 1. will turn on the two load switches connecting the power.4 volts. Until the overvoltage condition has been resolved. which is open drain.4V set by an internal voltage divider.2.2. If there is no overvoltage condition or if the previous one has been removed. One load switch. removes the power from the DC_5V_USB rail which provides the power to the USB devices.1 Detection The detection is handled by a TPS3803G15 voltage detector which has a fixed-sense threshold voltage of 1. The design does allow for this. 8. In this design we use the device in reverse. Each of these switches can handle in excess of 2A in normal operation. 8. D16. a release of the RESET signal.2 Indication When the error condition occurs. the pullup. but the resistors are not populated and the TPS3803G15 device is used in the design. a red LED. Page 45 of 171 . preventing anything from receiving power. the TPS3803−01 has an adjustable SENSE input that can be configured by two external resistors. Until the overvoltage condition has been resolved. The voltage divider made of R168 and R169 is set to where if the voltage coming in is over 5. removes the power form the main board regulator that provides power to the board. The LED will remain on until the overvoltage condition has been removed.4V is presented to the TPS3803G15. This helps prevent damage to any USB device that may be plugged in at the time of power up.4V level. the RESET is released which results in an error condition.

Input Power Section Page 46 of 171 . It can come from the USB OTG port connected to a PC or a 5V DC supply. 1 2 0 6 . This is where the DC supply comes in to play. The USB supply is sufficient to power the BeagleBoard in some cases if the SW does not activate the USB HUB. depending on the load needed by the expansion port on BeagleBoard and the usage of the USB Host ports.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. U O S B T G _ C L I E m Ni n iT P O R T P 1 7 G 2 1 2 3 4 5 V B D D + I D G 1 G 3 6 U /S B . 1 R % 1 _ O U 6 3 2 R / O VF OF 1 R 1 / C Figure 21. then a minimum of two PC USB ports are required t supply the power. 2 5 V I N N T 2 T 1 R 1 5 2 3 3 0 C 1 0 u F . However. C E R . C 1 U U 2 L 3 2 1 E R . 1 6 2 0 6 . for example tying two BeagleBoards together via a UBS OTG cable. It should also be noted that if an OTG configuration is used.A B G 4 _ P 9 U 4 L D 2 O _ L I ND L 6 L D O _ E L 3 2 P 2 2 3 1 C O N N _ P W R 1 _ 2 . 5 M 5 M T P S S W 2 1 _ E S S W W _ _ I N S I N S S G N D PPAD W N S W W P D N D W W _ O O A O D 8 1 L 0 1 D U T G 5 N 1 _ O 9 J 8 _ P G T T N D C _ 5 V 1 3 _ O 1 U2 _ O U P _ 1 4 L D 1 P G 7 15 4 1 P 5V DC_POWER C U F 4 5 2 1 3 D V 4 1 2 C 0 u 6 F 3 3 V O . then the DC supply must also be used.3 Power Conditioning There are two possible sources of the 5V required by the BeagleBoard. additional power most likely will be required even in this scenario. Figure 21 is the design of the power input section. both of the BeagleBoards must be powered by the DC supply. If the USB HUB is needed. 4 K . If the OTG port is used as a Host port. 2 5 V R 1 5 3 3 2 .

2 Wall Supply Source A wall supply can be used to provide power to the board. When in the DC mode of operation. In the case where there is no USB plugged in. the switch current limit increases to 800mA (minimum). a higher current supply can be used. In the event that a higher DC load is required due to the addition of a Daughtercard or if all the USB host ports need to supply the full 500mA per port.1 USB DC Source BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The USB specification requires that the current consumed prior to enumeration be limited to 100mA @ 5V (500mW). 8. The higher current limit provides short circuit protection while allowing the peripheral to draw maximum current from the USB bus. assuming that the USB ports and expansion headers are likely to be used. The TPS2141 is a USB 2. If you are using the USB HUB or Ethernet interface. additional current is required. The TPS65950 will be responsible for handling the supply of the VBUS_5V0 rail Page 47 of 171 . A regulated 5V DC supply of at least 1A is required and a rating of 3A is preferred. the switch limits the current delivered to the capacitive load to less than 100 mA.3 DC Source Control Unlike when powering from the USB OTG port. the TPS2141 is enabled. The dual-current-limiting feature of the switch allows USB peripherals to utilize high-value capacitance at the output of the switch. As long as the DC supply is not connected.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8.1mm plug with a center hot configuration. This insures that the 5V from the USB is not connected by disabling the internal FET. the switch is disabled because the ground is removed from pin 5 of the TPS2141. the current limiting is not required.0 Specification-compatible IC containing a dual-current limiting power switch and an adjustable low dropout regulator (LDO). When in the USB powered mode and no DC supply is connected. there is no 5V available to be routed so the removal of the pullup in pin 5 has no affect. When the DC supply is plugged in. It needs to have a 2. The 5V DC from the USB is routed through the TPS2141 switch to insure that this requirement is met as uncharged capacitors on the BeagleBoard can exhibit a large current drain during start up that could exceed this requirement. During turn on. allowing the power to be supplied to the board from the OTG port through the integrated switch inside the TPS2141. When the output voltage from the switch reaches about 93% of the input voltage. the USB OTG can be used in the Host or Client modes.3. at which point higher current loads can be turned on. the switch for the USB is enabled.3. in the case of the DC voltage. The maximum current should not exceed 3A.3. while keeping the inrush current low. 8. Both the switch and LDO limit inrush current by controlling the turn on slew rate.

You will also see that the 3. Page 48 of 171 . This means that in order to power the board from the expansion headers. As this is limited to 100mA. If you plan to use the USB OTG port. this GPIO pin can be used to turn off the power LED. The input to the LDO is supplied by the main DC_5V.3V supply. 8. the user chooses to turn of the power LED. it is plugged in. and the DC dummy jack is installed.3V rail controls the serial port power. You should be careful in doing this. It is always possible that at any point a USBOTG cable could be installed. This insures that the power to the LDO can be supplied by either the USB or the DC wall supply and that the current measurement includes the 3. so this will be powered down as well. the DC dummy jack must be installed and there is a method to verify that condition. The 3. a powered hub must be used to support peripherals on the OTG port.3V Supply design.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 in the OTG or Host modes. you will need to place an unconnected connector into the DC power jack to insure that the DC from the OTG port is not shorted to the 5V supplied via the expansion connector. D5. There is a signal called nUSB_POWER which if Hi (5V) indicates that there is 5V supplied by the USB OTG port.3V Supply The TPS2141 has an integrated 3. For this reason. This condition could be used on the daughtercard to know that it is OK to supply power onto the expansion bus to power the board.3V supply powers the power LED. By default the voltage is on. Figure 22 is the AUX 3.4 AUX 3. If this signal is low.3V LDO which is being used to supply the 3. It should also be noted. If during a low power mode. that a large pullup be provided on the daughtercard to make the signal HI (5V) to detect the true state of the DC jack.3V supply can be turned off by activating GPIO1 on the TPS65950 to a 1. then that indicates that there is no DC power connected and there is no USB OTG port connected. is recommended however. that the 3. It is possible to provide 5V via the expansion connectors as would be the case from a daughter card to prevent you from having to have two DC supplies.3.3V as required on the BeagleBoard for the DVI-D interface and the UART.

C 0 3 1 9 0 G K T 1 6 0 K PW R LED _R 4 . AUX 3. 1 0 V R 8 U 4 L D 2 O _ L I ND L D 6 L D O _ E L N D W W W N S W W P O O A O _ _ _ P D 1 0 _ P L D 1 1 _ O U 9 J 8 _ P 1 3 O 1 U2 O U 1 4 L D G G 2 0 0 T T N K 3 T V N 6 2 0 K . 0 6 5 1 U S N 7 1 8 A 2 C 2 G .3 Power Section 8. Figure 24 is the schematic of the measurement circuitry. 0 R 1 2 6 0 3 3 3 0 S S W W _ I N S _ I N S S S S W _ E U 7 AT P G P S I O 6 5 . providing a way to measure the current consumption of the BeagleBoard from the main voltage rails.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual V B A T Revision A2 V I O _ 1 V 8 A U X _ 3 V 3 C 0 . 3 V . T M S R 5 4 1 0 K Figure 22. There are two pairs of resistors provided on the TPS65950 that measure the voltage on either side of R13. 1 % 3 _ A D J R 1 0 R 9 C 2 0 7 GRN .OUT voltage rail which defaults 7 15 T P 2 1 4 1 G N D PPAD 5 1 _ P P Page 49 of 171 .5 Processor Current Measurement The resistor across J2 can also be used to measure the current of the board by reading the voltage drop across R13 from software.4 Meter Current Measurement Jumper J2 is a header that allows for the voltage drop across the resistor to be measured using a meter. The reading you get is . either USB or DC. 6 D 5 L T S T . This is done via the I2C control bus to the TPS65950 from the processor. 8.1 ohm resistor across which the voltage is measured. 0 6 0 3 P O W E R 4 L V 0 6 D C K R 3 2 . You will need to make sure you have a sensitive meter to make your measurements. The maximum value that can be input to the ADC inputs is based on the setting of the VINTANA2. that this current reading does not include any current consumed by the USB HUB. or the Expansion headers. is a . The resistor. 1 % . USB ports. R13. Please keep in mind. 1 9 5 0 / C D N 1 2 2 / J T A G . 1 u 2 F 0 4 . These values along with resistance of R13 are used to calculate the current consumption of the board.1mV per mA of current. 7 u F .

6 K . 1 x . 1 % C U 7 R AT P T S C S O 6 5 / C T S 9 5 0 8 3 0 . 1 u F . the input voltage and the voltage drop must be measured. 1 4.1 ohms. 1 0 V L K I / B N 1 A1 D 6 4 K / B P E 1 R1 C E R D A T A / A R 5 2 C I N 5 1 0 K . 1 % .5V point. 1 .01V will be detected. For every 100 mA of current a voltage of .2V V B A T _ M A I N J 1 + D 3 2 2 R 2 _ . 1 % L AK D/ A C D I C I3 N 5 N D C I N 3 . 1 1 0 K u F . for a maximum value of 5. C E R F .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 to 2. D C _ 5 V U 2 1 3 I N S G H N T L 1 3 O G D A D 9 U N D 4 T 6 D 5 J 6 3 A V B A T R _ F 4B 1 5 6 . 1 C0 R 5 V8 3 4 0 . 2 K R 1 5 2 2 . 1 u F R 4 9 1 2 K . So. 1 0 . 6 . Page 50 of 171 . 3 V R 4 8 1 2 K . 0 8 V 0 5 . 1 % % H 1 C 7 0 . In order to determine the actual power. 0 8 0C 5 5 1 0 u V B A T R . The voltage drop across R13 will be small as the value of the resistor is 0.25V. the voltage read would be 2. Processor Current Measurement This results in a value that is 46% of the actual value. 1 . 1 % Figure 23.415V which keeps it below the 2.5V. In order to prevent the voltage levels from exceeding this value a pair of resistors of 12K and 10K is used to scale the voltage down.

Using 4.2V to meet this requirement. although this is far and above the requirements of the board.2V R .7V. By adjusting the values of R14 and R15. It has the ability to deliver 1A of current. 1 . 0 8 0 5 . 1 E R u F . Figure 25 is the power conditioning section of the BeagleBoard. 6 . 1 1 . is used to convert the DC_5V.2VDC level. 1 x . 6 K .7V on its VBAT input and a nominal of 4. Page 51 of 171 . The TL1963A is a linear low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulator and is thermal shutdown and current limit protected. 1 % % H T R _ F 4B 1 5 6 .2V gives us some margin and meets the nominal 4.2V. to 4. which can come from a DC wall supply or the USB. 1 0 V Figure 24. 2 K R 1 5 2 2 . the actual voltage can be adjusted if needed. 0 8 0C 5 5 1 0 u F . U3. the TL1963A.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. 3 V V B A T 4.2V rating of the TPS65950.6 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 VBAT Power Conditioning This circuitry regulates the DC input to a nominal 4. This is required in order to meet the maximum DC voltage level as specified by the TPS65950 Power Management device which is 4. 1 . VBAT Power Conditioning The TPS65950 provides the main power rails to the board and has a maximum limit of 4. D C _ 5 V U 2 1 3 I N S G H N T L 1 3 O G D A D 9 U N D 4 T 6 D 5 J 6 3 A V B A V B A T _ M A I N J 1 + D 3 R 2 2 2 _ . C C 7 0 .

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TPS65950 Reset and Power Management

The TPS65950 supplies several key functions on the BeagleBoard. This section covers a portion of those functions centered on the power and reset functions. Included in this section are: o o o o o Main Core Voltages Peripheral Voltages Power Sequencing Reset Current measurement via SW

The other functions are covered in other sections in this document and are grouped by their overall board functions. The explanation of the various regulators found on the TPS65950 is based upon how they are used in the board design and are not intended to reflect the overall capability of the TPS65950 device. Please refer to the TPS65950 documents for a full explanation of the device operation.
8.7.1 Main Core Voltages

The TPS65950 supplies the three main voltage rails for the processor and the board: o VOCORE_1V3 (1.2V, adjustable)
o o VDD2 VIO_1V8 (1.3V) (1.8V)

The VOCORE_1V3 defaults to 1.2V at power up, but can be adjusted by software to the 1.3V level. Figure 26 is the interfacing of the TPS65950 to the system as it provides the three main rails.
8.7.2 Main DC Input

The main supply to the TPS65950 for the main rails is the VBAT rail which is a nominal 4.2V. Each rail has a filter cap of 10uF connected to each of the three inputs. A .1uF cap is also provided for high frequency noise filtering.
8.7.3 Processor I2C Control

The various components in the TPS65950 are controlled from the processor via the I2C interface. I2C_0 is used to control the TPS65950 device.

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The VIO_1V8 rail is generated by the TPS65950 VIO regulator. The VIO output is a stepdown converter with a choice of two output voltage settings: 1.8 V or 1.85 V. The voltage is set by configuring the VSEL bit (VIO_VSEL[0]). When the VSEL bit is set to 0, the output voltage is 1.8 V, and when it is set to 1, the output voltage is 1.85 V. When the TPS65950 resets, the default value of this LDO is 1.80 V; the processor must write 1 to the VSEL field to change the output to 1.85 V. The default for the BeagleBoard is 1.8V. This regulator output is used to supply power to the system memories and I/O ports. It is one of the first power supplies to be switched on in the power-up sequence. VIO does not support the SmartReflex voltage control schemes. VIO can be put into sleep or off mode by configuring the SLEEP_STATE and OFF_STATE fields of the VIO_REMAP register.

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which in the case of the BeagleBoard is 1. setting the field to 1 moves VDD1 to a SLEEP state. the output voltage ramp can be single-step or multiple-step. The processor computes the required voltage and informs the TPS65950 using the SmartReflex I2C interface. In each of these modes.6 VOCORE_1V3 The VOCORE_1V3 rail is supplied by the VDD1 regulator of the TPS65950.7. Regardless of the mode used.5 mV + 600 mV. The AM3730 can request the TPS65950 to scale the VDD1 output voltage to reduce power consumption.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. The output voltage of the VDD1 regulator can be scaled by software or hardware by setting the ENABLE_VMODE bit (VDD1_VMODE_CFG[0]). the sleep mode output voltage of VDD1 equals the floor voltage that corresponds to the VFLOOR field (VDD1_VFLOOR[6:0]).5 mV.1A stepdown power converter with configurable output voltage between 0. depending on the value of the STEP_REG field of the VDD1_STEP[4:0] register.5 Main Core Voltages Smart Reflex VDD1 and VDD2 regulators on the TPS65950 provide SmartReflex-compliant voltage management. The MODE field of the VDD1_SR_CONTROL register can be set to 0 to put VDD1 in an ACTIVE state. VDD1 output voltage can be programmed by setting the VSEL field of the VDD1_SR_ CONTROL register. When the DCDC_SLP bit is 1. Apart from these modes. The VDD1 regulator is a 1. 8. VDD1 can be configured to the same output voltage in sleep mode as in active mode by programming the DCDC_SLP bit of the VDD1_VMODE_CFG[2] register to 0. To perform VDD1 voltage control through the SmartReflex interface. The VDD1 output voltage is given by VSEL*12. 8.3V after boot up. SmartReflex control of the VDD1 and VDD2 regulators can be enabled by setting the SMARTREFLEX_ENABLE bit (DCDC_GLOBAL_CFG[3]) to 1. The VDD2 regulator is a stepdown converter with a configurable output voltage of between Page 55 of 171 . the VDD1 output voltage can also be controlled by the AM3730 through the SmartReflex I2C interface between the AM3730 and the TPS65950.7.45 V in steps of 12. This regulator is used to power the AM3730 core. The default voltage scaling method selected at reset is a software-controlled mode.7. The VOCORE_1V3 rail should be set to 1. The default output voltage at power-up depends on the boot mode settings.6 V and 1. the TPS65950 provides the VDD1_SR_CONTROL register.7 VDD2 The VDD2 voltage rail is generated by the TPS65950 using the VDD2 regulator. The SmartReflex controller in the processor interfaces with the TPS65950 counterpart through the use of a dedicated I2C bus.2V.

2 V. Page 56 of 171 . These are: o o o o o o o o o o VDD_PLL2 VDD_PLL1 VDAC_1V8 VDD_SIM VMMC2 VDD_VMMC1 CAM_2V8 CAM_1V8 USB_1V8 EXP_VDD Figure 27 shows the peripheral voltages supplied by the TPS65950. The output voltage for a given value of the VSEL field is given by VSEL*12.8 V. When the VDD2 is used in software-control mode. the range of output voltage is 0.5 V. The use of the VMODE2 signal and the VDD2_VMODE_CFG. 1. the TPS65950 sets the VDD2 output voltage to 1.5 mV + 600 mV. The VDD2_SR_CONTROL register is provided for controlling the VDD2 output voltage in SmartReflex mode. VDD2 shares the same SmartReflex I2C bus to provide voltage regulation. VDD2_STEP.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 0. and VDD2_ROOF registers is similar to the use of the corresponding signals and registers for VDD1.8.45 V and is used to power the processor core.1 VDD_PLL2 This programmable LDO is used to power the processor PLL circuitry.8 Peripheral Voltages There are 10 additional voltages used by the system that are generated by the TPS65950. the VSEL (VDD2_ DEDICATED[4:0]) field can be programmed to provide output voltages of between 0.45 V. 8. DSS_DATA(10:15) and DSS_DATA(22:23).45 V.45 V. On the board this rail is used to power DVI output for pins DSS_DATA(0:5). 1. or 1. If the VSEL field is programmed so that the output voltage computes to more than 1.6 V and 1.6 V and 1.8V for proper operation of the DVI-D interface. VDD2 differs from VDD1 in its current load capabilities with an output current rating of 600 mA in active mode. VDD2_FLOOR. based on the value of the VSEL field (VPLLI_DEDICATED[3:0]).6 V to 1. When VDD2 is controlled by the VMODE2 signal or with the SmartReflex interface. The VPLL2 LDO can be configured through the I2C interface to provide output voltage levels of 1. The VDD2 provides different voltage regulation schemes.0 V. 8.3 V. The VPLL2 must be set to 1.

O 3 4 G.2V. 1 0 1 V u F . L 1 1 I G 2H T 1 I G H T 9 E 1 F0 T E F T B 1 K B A T . O2 1B . 0 2 Vu F D D _ P L L 2 D D _ P L L 1 D A C _ 1 V 8 D D _ S I M M M C 2 D D _ M M C 1 A M _ 2 V 8 A M _ 1 V 8 S B _ 1 V 8 X P _(1. The VDAC LDO can be configured to provide 1. I N B 2 X R . C E R . Page 57 of 171 .3 VDAC_1V8 The VDAC programmable LDO regulator is a high-PSRR. 16 u. 1 1 0 u V F . 1 0 V I O _ 1 P 8 V V B B C 1 u 1 F 0 8 . 3 F V . 1I U X H1 21 L L AK 31 V I N T C 1 1 3 1 u F . O 1 3 M. 1 C 2 1 3 C 0 1Vu F . 1 1 0 u V F . U 7 BT P S 6 5 9 5 0 V I C I C I C I C V P A T L T L T L T L R C N 5 B C I N 7 AP C2 1 A C 2 P 6 U PS 1B U S B E N C 2 H 1 2 T 2 _ V P R E V C B H A T C 1 0 4 0 . O 3 2 M. 1 0 1 1 V 2 0 u 8 F .3 V. Peripheral Voltages 8. O 2 1 . linear regulator that powers the AM3730 dual-video DAC.8V for the BeagleBoard. based on the value of the VSEL field (VDAC_DEDICATED[3:0]). 0 8 0 5 . The VDD_PLL1 rail is initialized to 1. 1 1 0 u V F . 1 1 0 u V F .8. U S B N S5 R5 K 1 A C L .K O 2 I M 4 A 2 C . 1 0 V C 1 u 1 F 0 9 . O 5 U 4 T U U T T U6 U U U T T T T V V V V V V C C U E C 1 2 2 C 1 2 0 C 1 2 1 1 u F . 3 V Figure 26. 1 u F N 4 P C H GN A 6 C P C H G PU 5 S B V C C P S4 V B A T S5 R V B A T B B a c k u p I O C I A B . 1 1 0 u V F . 1 0 V V V V M M D V V V M M U U U U A P P S C C X X X X C L L V V V V A A A A J 1 L 21 H L 1 L 2 . 1 C 1 1 4 C 1 1 5 C 1 1 6 0 1 V u F .2 VDD_PLL1 The VPLL1 programmable LDO regulator is low-noise. 1 N U M A C P 1 T O 1 T 8 8 4 C V V V B B A A D T . 6 . 1 u I O _ 1 P F 8 . 0 6 0 3 L e v e l 00 7. 21 . It is controllable with registers via I2C and can be powered down if needed.85V-3V) V D D C 1 2 3 C 1 2 4 C 1 2 5 C 1 2 6 C 1 2 7 .8. R D A T . low-noise. 1 0 V b a t t e r y B K I O R V I O _ 1 V 8 6 5 0 B T 1 . or 1. 1. R D T . 9I N 4 T . 1 10 uV F .8 V in on power mode.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.8V. 1 0 V V B A T B A T _ L I _ R T C V V V V V V V M M B A D A P M M A U A 3 C C 2 . The VDAC_1V8 rail should be set to 1. LD A T . linear regulator used for the processor PLL supply.1 I N C 1 .

2 V. The VSEL field (VSIM_DEDICATED[3:0]) can be programmed to provide output voltage of 1.4 VDD_SIM This voltage regulator is a programmable. 8.8. VAUX4 is adjustable from . The proper setting of this rail is determined by the application and the HW supplied that connects to P17.8 V.OUT rail from the TPS65950. 8. VMMC2 is adjustable from 1. VMMC2 is provided as an auxiliary voltage rail on P17.8.5 to 2. This railed should be set to 1.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.8.8.8.7 to 2. 1. 8.0 V.8V.8V and can deliver up to 200mA of power.8V and can deliver up to 100mA of power.0V as directed by the TPS65950 boot pins and will deliver up to 220mA.8V for proper operation of the camera module. VAUX4 is adjustable form 1. 8. See the camera module section for more information.5 VMMC2 The VMMC2 rail uses the VMMC2.OUT rail from the TP65950. 8. 1. This railed should be set to 1.0 V and can deliver up to 50mA. See the camera module section for more information. low dropout. linear voltage regulator supplying the bottom 4 bits of the 8 bit SD/MMC card slot.7 CAM_2V8 This rail powers the optional camera module and uses the VAUX4.8 CAM_1V8 This rail powers the optional camera module and uses the VAUX3. This LDO regulator can also be turned off automatically when the MMC card extraction is detected.85 to 3. The VMMC1 LDO is powered from the main VBAT rail.6 VDD_VMMC1 The VMMC1 LDO regulator is a programmable linear voltage converter that powers the MMC1 slot and includes a discharge resistor and overcurrent protection (short-circuit).8.9 USB_1V8 Page 58 of 171 . or 3.8 V. The default output voltage of this LDO as directed by the TPS65950 boot pins is 1.15V and can deliver up to 100mA of current. It can be set to 3. 2.8V for proper operation of the camera module. the Auxiliary Access Header.0V in the event 3V cards are being used.OUT rail form the TPS65950.3 V. 1. The VMMC1 rail defaults to 3.

9 Other Signals This section describes other signals in the design that have not been categorized. The VMMC1 rail defaults to 3.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The VAUX2 LDO regulator is a programmable linear voltage converter that powers the 1.2 RTC Backup Battery An optional battery to backup for the Real Time Clock that is in the TPS65950 is provided for in the design.10 EXP_VDD The EXP_VDD rail uses the VAUX1. 8. the LCD Expansion Header. You must make sure that prior to installing the battery that R66 is removed.11 for information on the battery selection and installation. The voltage rail is labeled VDD_EHCI on the schematic. Page 59 of 171 .8. The proper setting of this rail is determined by the application and the HW supplied that connects to P13.1 Boot Configuration The boot configuration pins on the TPS65950 determine the power sequence of the device. When the battery is not installed. R66 must be installed.0V and can deliver up to 200mA of current.OUT rail from the TP65950. The VAUX2 LDO is powered from the main VBAT rail. 8. the boot pin configuration is fixed at: o BOOT0 tied to VBAT o BOOT1 tied to Ground.8V I/O rail of the USB PHY and includes a discharge resistor and overcurrent protection (short-circuit).9.5 to 3. The board does not come equipped with the battery.9. The battery can be purchased from DigiKey or other component suppliers. Refer to section 9. For the AM3730 support. EXP_VDD is provided as an auxiliary voltage rail on P13. 8. 8. EXP_VDD is adjustable from 2.0V as directed by the TPS65950 boot pins and will deliver up to 220mA.

in this case the processor. The voltages are ramped in a sequence that is compatible with the processor. Figure 27. clocks. Power Sequencing Page 60 of 171 . and reset signal come up.9.3 Power Sequencing BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Based on the boot configuration pins. Figure 27 is the sequence in which the power rails. the TPS65950 knows the type of OMAP processor that it needs to support.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8.

an external pullup resistor is required. The nRESWARM output is open-drain.2 Cold Reset On power up as shown in Figure 27.1uF U5A 1 6 R42 10K VIO_1V8 AH25 AF24 VBAT IO_1P8 AM3730 U4B P9 SYS_nRESPWRON SYS_nRESWARM/GPIO_30 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 VIO_1V8 PROCESSOR nRESET S2 4 3 2 1 B3F-1000 SN74LVC2G07DCKR Page 61 of 171 . the signal becomes open drain.9. nRESWARM goes low and resets all the peripherals and the TPS65950. By running the signal through a buffer.9.9. 8. The TPS65950 can be configured to perform a warm reset of the device to bring it into a known defined state by detecting a request for a warm reset on the NRESWARM pin. the TPS65950 generates nRESPWRON.4. This will allow the nRESPWRON signal to be 2 T P S 6 5 9 5 0 R61 4. The minimum duration of the pulse on the nRESWARM pin should be two 32-kHz clock cycles.7K VBAT nRESPWRON nRESWARM PWRON A13 B13 A11 nRESPWRON nRESWARM PWRON 4.4 Reset Signals BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The BeagleBoard uses three distinct reset circuits: o Warm Reset o Cold Reset o User Reset Figure 28 shows the connections for the Reset interfaces.4. 8. The signal from the TPS65950 is an output only and is not an open drain signal. When an internal reset occurs. which requires a pullup on the signal.7K R59 VIO_1V8 C12 R53 DNI 0. U7A 5 Figure 28. SN74LVC2G07.1 Warm Reset Reset Circuitry The warm reset is generated by the processor on power up. The nRESWARM signal is a bidirectional reset. consequently. power on reset.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. There is no way for the user to generate a warm reset on the BeagleBoard.

8. It also allows for the reset signal to be pulled low or held low for an extended time by circuitry on the expansion card if needed. by pressing the reset switch S2. please refer to the processor Technical Reference Manual. 8.5 mSecure Signal This signal provides for protection of the RTC registers in the TPS65950 be disabling that function via a control signal from the processor. Page 62 of 171 . For more information on the operation on the signal. to force a reset to the AM3730 processor and to any device on the expansion card that require a reset. By pushing the Reset button. this pin becomes an input to the processor.9.4. After initialization. The software that is run as a result of this can then do whatever housekeeping is required and then send the processor into a reset mode.9.9.4 PWRON You will notice another signal on the TPS65950 called PWRON. an interrupt is generated into the processor.4.3 User Reset The USER RESET button can be used to request a Warm Reset from the processor. In the BeagleBoard design it is not used but it is pulled high to insure the desired operation is maintained.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 pulled low. This signal is referenced in the TPS65950 documentation. 8.

Figure 29 is a high level block diagram of the processor. refer to the Technical Reference Manual (TRM). such as: o Windows CE o Linux Page 63 of 171 . AM37x Block Diagram 8.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. image. Some features are not available in the lower-tier devices.10. The processor architecture is configured with different sets of features in different tier devices. Figure 29.The architecture is designed to provide best-in-class video. The processor supports high-level operating systems (OSs).1 Overview The DM3730 high-performance. For more information.10 Processor The heart of BeagleBoard is the DM3730 processor. multimedia application device and is integrated on TI's advanced 45-nm process technology. and graphics processing sufficient to various applications.

3 GPMC Bus The GPMC bus is not accessible on the BeagleBoard. The memory on the GPMC bus is NAND and therefore will support the classical NAND interface.REF: BB_SRM_xM o QNX o Symbian o Others BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 This processor device includes state-of-the-art power-management techniques required for high-performance low power products. If you look at the –xM schematic. The address of the memory space is programmable. The base address for the DDR SDRAM in the POP device is 0x8000 0000. these there are no signals on these pins.2 SDRAM Bus The SDRAM bus is not accessible on the BeagleBoard. Its connectivity is limited to the POP memory access on the top of the processor and therefore is only accessible by the SDRAM memory. Page 64 of 171 . However.10.10. 8. you will notice on page 3 there are a lot of signals labeled NA0…65. In the Rev C4 processor. These pins are located on the bottom of the processor. The DM3730 supports the following functions and interfaces on the BeagleBoard: o Microprocessor unit (MPU) subsystem based on the ARM Cortex-A8™ microprocessor o POP Memory interface o 4Gb MDDR (512Mbytes) o 24 Bit RGB Display interface (DSS) o SD/MMC interface o USB OTG interface o NTSC/PAL/S-Video output o Power management o Serial interface o I2C interface o I2S Audio interface (McBSP2) o Expansion McBSP1 o JTAG debugging interface 8. Its connectivity is limited to the POP memory access on the top of the processor and therefore is only accessible by the NAND memory. these pins provided access to the SDRAM bus. in the case of the processor on the –xM.

Page 65 of 171 .10.10. Processo r Figure 30.10. The logic levels of the LCD expansion connectors are 1. but can be used in lower bit modes if needed. 8. There are 6 signals supported on McBSP1. unlike the 4 signals on the other ports. Figure 31 is a diagram of McBSP1.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.4 DSS Bus The display subsystem provides the logic to display a video frame from the memory frame buffer in SDRAM onto a liquid-crystal display (LCD) display via the DVI-D interface or to a standalone LCD panel via the LCD interface connectors.6 McBSP1 McBSP2 Interface McBSP1 provides a full-duplex direct serial interface between the processor and the expansion interface.8V so it will require buffering of the signals to drive most LCD panels. The DSS is configured to a maximum of 24 bits. Figure 30 is a depiction of McBSP2. Only four signals are supported on the McBSP2 port.5 McBSP2 The multi-channel buffered serial port (McBSP) McBSP2 provides a full-duplex direct serial interface between the processor and the audio CODEC in the TPS65950 using the I2S format. 8.

Figure 32 is a diagram of McBSP3. In essence.10. the pins used must be set to the correct signal. In some cases. the pin can become different signals depending on how they are set in the software. Each pin can have a maximum of 8 options on the pin.10.8 Pin Muxing On the processor. McBSP1 Interface 8.7 McBSP3 McBSP3 provides a full-duplex direct serial interface between the processor and the expansion interface.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Processo r Figure 31. the majority of pins have multiple configurations that the pin can be set to. the default signal is the correct signal. Processo r Figure 32. This is called the pin mode and is indicated by a three Page 66 of 171 . In order for the BeagleBoard to operate. McBSP3 Interface 8.

Each pin can be set to a different mode independent of the other pins on the connector. it will be indicated. Table 4. The USER notation under mode indicates that this is an expansion signal and can be set at the discretion of the user. For an explanation of the options. In the case of the signals going to the expansion connector. Processor Pin Muxing Settings Signal DSS MMC1 MMC2 UART3 GPMC UART1 I2C1 I2C2 I2C3 I2C4 JTAG TV_OUT SYS_nRESPWRON SYS_nRESWARM SYS_nIRQ SYS_OFF SYS_CLKOUT SYS_CLKOUT2 SYS_CLKREQ SYS_XTALIN GPIO_149 GPIO_150 McBSP1 McBSP2 McBSP3 GPIO_171 GPIO_172 Mode Default Default User Default Default Default Default Default Default Default FIXED Default Default Default Default Default Default Default Default FIXED 4 4 Default User Default 4 4 Page 67 of 171 . Where the default setting is needed. Table 4 is a list of all of the signals used on the processor for the BeagleBoard and the required mode setting for each pin. A FIXED indicates that there is only one function for that signal and that it cannot be changed. please refer to the Expansion Header section. the settings required for those pins depends on how they are to be used.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 bit value (0:3).

refer to the Expansion Connector section. Can be polled or set to an interrupt. A Hi = DVI-D enabled. Table 6 lists the interrupts.9 GPIO Mapping BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 There are a number of GPIO pins from the processor that are used on the BeagleBoard design. 8. such as those that connect to the expansion connector. may also be set as a GPIO pin. P12 Page 68 of 171 . Some of these interrupts are connected to the TPS65950 and their status is reflected through the main TPS65950 interrupt.10.10 Interrupt Mapping There are a small number of pins on the processor that act as interrupts. MMC1 card detect input. Table 5 shows which of these GPIO pins are used in the design and whether they are inputs or outputs.10. Table 6. OMA P PIN AA9 W8 AG9 J25 AE21 INT/GPIO GPIO_149 GPIO_150 GPIO_23 GPIO_170 GPIO_7 I/O O O I O I Signal LED_GPIO149 LED_GPIO149 MMC1_WP DVI_PUP SYSBOOT_5 Processor GPIO Pins USAGE Controls User LED0 Controls User LED1 SD/MMC card slot Write protect Controls the DVI-D interface. the table only covers the GPIO pin mode. For information on those. Used to put the device in the boot mode or as a user button input Other signals. If it is an interrupt. Goes to the processor over the SYS_nIRQ pin. Table 5.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. then it is covered in the interrupt section. TPS65950 Pin Processor PIN AF26 AH8 INT/GPIO SYS_nIRQ GPIO_29 GPIO0 Processor Interrupt Pins USAGE Interrupt from the TPS65950 SD Write protect lead. While GPIO pins can be used as interrupts.

System Clocks Page 69 of 171 . Figure 33. such as USB HUB. Figure 33 shows the POP Memory concept. 1 0 V U 7 AT P S 6 5 9 5 0 3 TS 2 6 M E N E N 2 R E Q 2 5 6 F X O U X I N C L K T O S C 1 02 2 2 2 U T T 2 _ X I N A A A F E Processor3 7 3 U0 _4 EB S O M A P 2 5 S Y S _ C L K R E Q 1 S 7 Y S _ X T A 3 2 K P _ C L I N L K S S _ B S 1 . 7 K I O _ 1 V 8 C 8 5 0 . There are additional clocks needed elsewhere in the system. Figure 34 shows the components that make up the System Clocks. 26MHz and McBSP_CLKS. 1 u F . but those are discussed in separate sections. POP Memory The Memory device mounts on top of the processor.12 System Clocks There are three main clocks needed for the operation of the board. V O S C Y 1 2 O N C S _R E 5 N 5 1 C O C M _ + V / OC C UA 4 C E H Z _ 2 E 6 M A E H ZR 5 6 3 3 H F R 4 7 L K _ 2 6 M H z A 1 4 3 3 H F C L K O R U 1 2TH F C H F C O S C _ C E 6N D 7 C L K G 1 0C L K C L K 2 5 D 6 1 3CS L K F R 5 1 3 3 C L K P T F2 _ X O U T P 1 5 P 1 63 2 K 3 2 K Y 3 3 2 K 1 C 1 02 32 P F H z C r y s N t a l 1 0 3 2 K C L L K K I N O U T 4 . 32KHz. The memory is a MCP (Multi Chip Package) that contains a dual Mobile DDR SDRAM stack.11 POP Memory Device BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The processor uses what is called POP (Package-on-Package) memory. 8. 0 / G P I O _ 1 E 2 5 T 2 1S Y M c Figure 34.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. The configuration used on the board is a 200MHz 4Gb MDDR SDRAM device from Micron.

2 TPS65950 Setup When the TPS65950 enters an active state.12. Page 70 of 171 . The 26MHz clock is provided by an onboard oscillator. a 33 ohm resistor is providing to minimize any reflections on the clock line. the host processor must set the correct date and time to enable the RTC. VDD1. this is done by the internal boot ROM on startup.1 32KHz Clock BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The 32KHz clock is needed for the TPS65950 and the processoe and is provided by the TPS65950 via the external 32KHz crystal.768-kHz clock drives the RTC embedded in the TPS65950. The default mode of the 32KCLKOUT signal is active.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. Y1.3 Processor 26MHz The 26MHz clock for the processor is provided by the TPS65950 on ball R12 through R38.1 26MHz Source The BeagleBoard is designed to support two suppliers of the 26MHz oscillator. the Processor must immediately indicate the HFCLKIN frequency (26 MHz) by setting the HFCLK_FREQ bit field (bits [1:0]) in the CFG_BOOT register of the TPS65950. and in that condition.12. and VDD2) operate from their free-running 3-MHz (RC) oscillators.2. 8. This is the reason the 26MHz clock is routed through the TPS65950. 8. 8.12. Y2. which is provided to the processor on ball AE25. The three DCDC switching supplies (VIO. HFCLK_FREQ has a default of being not programmed.2 26MHz Clock This section describes the 26MHz clock section of the BeagleBoard. but it can be disabled if desired under SW control.12. On the BeagleBoard. HFCLK_FREQ must be set by the processor during the initial power-up sequence. The TPS65950 has a separate output from the crystal to drive the processor that buffers the resulting 32-kHz signal and provides it as 32KCLKOUT.2. The clock signal enters via ball AE17 on the PROCESSOR. The TPS65950 must have this clock in order to function to the point where it can power up the BeagleBoard. the USB subsection does not work. The 32. The TPS65950 receives the external HFCLKIN signal on ball A14 and uses it to synchronize or generate the clocks required to operate the TPS65950 subsystems.2. The RTC is not enabled by default. 8.5-M byte. and the PWR registers are accessed at a default 1.12.

12. is not really needed.1 USB OTG Overview USB OTG is a supplement to the USB 2. The primary mode of operation however. control the connection and exchange Host/Peripheral roles between each other. but it describes role swapping only in the case of a one-to-one connection where two OTG devices are directly connected. The USB peripherals cannot initiate data transfers.3 McBSP_CLKS BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 An additional clock is also provided by the TPS65950 called McBSP_CLKS. the supplement notes that using it will lead to losing USB OTG role-swap capabilities making one device as the Default-Host and the other as the Default-Peripheral until the hub is disconnected. Client port. is intended to be a client mode in order to pull power from the USB host which is typically a PC. this port will be used as a Host port in many applications. the need to use three OTG port as a Host.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. NOTE: In order to use the OTG in the Host mode. The standard USB uses a master/slave architecture. 8. 8. This clock is provided to the PROCESSOR in order to insure synchronization of the I2S interface between the processor and the TPS65950. The USB OTG supplement does not prevent the use of a hub. An example might be connecting a USB keyboard or printer to BeagleBoard or a USB printer that knows how to grab documents from certain peripherals and print them. the BeagleBoard must be powered from the DC supply. a USB host acting as a master and a USB peripheral acting as a slave. As the Rev B does not have a Host USB port. The USB OTG compatible devices are able to initiate the session. The combination of the processor and the TPS65950 allows the BeagleBoard to work as an OTG device if desired. If a standard hub is used.13 USB OTG Port The BeagleBoard has a USB OTG (On-the-Go) port.0 specification. The main use is as a client port. or Host port. they only respond to instructions given by a host. USB OTG works differently in that gadgets don't need to be pure peripherals because they can sometimes act as hosts. It can be used as an OTG port. as that is the mode that will supply the power needed to power the BeagleBoard.13. With the addition of the USB Host ports. Only the USB host can schedule the configuration and data transfers over the link. Page 71 of 171 .

Page 72 of 171 . plus clock. 1 u F .2 USB OTG Design Figure 34 is the design of the USB OTG port on the BeagleBoard. with an 8-bit bi-directional data bus.0 systems. It defines an interface between USB link controller (processor) and the TPS65950 that drives the actual bus. G 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 U U U U U U U U S S S S S S S S B B B B B B B B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 H H H H H H H H V S S S S S S S S B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ U D D D D D D D D S A A A A A A A A _ T T T T T T T T K 0 K 1 J 2 J 3 G 4 G 5 F 6 F 7 5 V 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 4 3D 4D 3D 4D 3D 4D 3D D A A A A A A A A T T T T T T T T A A A A A A A A 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 D D I D T 1 1 N T 1 0 P R 1 1 J 2 J P G B 0 0 1 + 1 1 M 0 6 P 0 3 D P M 1 G R D B 0 2 0 1 0 C 3 D 3 D 4 B 30 M0 0 1 2 3 4 5 G 4 9 0 . The ULPI used on the BeagleBoard keeps this down to only 12 signals because it combines just three control signals.13. Table 7 describes the signals from the processor that are used for the USB OTG interface. which utilize serial interfaces.A B 3 M R R C 86 5 70 u .3 OTG ULPI Interface USB OTG Design ULPI is an interface standard for high-speed USB 2.13. This bus is also used for the USB packet transmission and for accessing register data in the ULPI PHY. 1 6 0 3 PM G R B 0 V 0 0 1 P 0 G6 1R 0 6 0 8 G 5 V B D D + I D G 1 G 3 4 U 4 U 4 U 4 U S B 0 H S B 0 H S B 0 H S B 0 H S _ C S _ S S _ D S _ N L 1 L K L 1 T P L 1 I R M 1 X T U 7 AT P S 5 4U C L K 3S T P 3D I R N X T 6 5 9 5 0 V B U S _ 5 V 0 U O S B T G _ C L I Em Ni n iT P O R T P 1 7 6 U /S B .3. It provides all of the required signals to drive the interface.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. 3 V B U . . high-speed requires a parallel interface between the controller and PHY in order to run the bus at 480Mbps. 6 . 8. 0 S 6 0 3 4 . This leads to a corresponding increase in complexity and pin count. 7 Figure 35. Unlike full. 0 F R 8 6 0 3V .13.and low-speed USB systems. Pin count reductions minimize the cost and footprint of the PHY chip on the PCB and reduce the number of pins dedicated to USB for the link controller. ULPI stands for UTMI+ low pin interface and is designed specifically to reduce the pin count of discrete high-speed USB PHYs.1 Processor Interface The controller for the ULPI interface is the Processor. 8.

the USB charge pump is in high impedance.13. TPS65950 ULPI Interface Signal UCLK STP DIR NXT DATA0 DATA1 DATA2 DATA3 DATA4 DATA5 DATA6 DATA7 Description High speed USB clock High speed USB stop High speed USB dir High speed USB direction High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 High speed USB Data bit 0 Type I/O I O O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O Ball L15 L14 L13 M1 K14 K13 J14 J13 G14 G13 F14 F13 8.2 TPS65950 Interface The TPS65950 USB interfaces to the Processor over the ULPI interface. Page 73 of 171 . the BeagleBoard will need to be powered from the DC supply. Table 8. If acting as a B-device. Table 8 is a list of the signals used on the TPS65950 for the ULPI interface. Processor ULPI Interface Revision A2 Signal hsusb0_clk hsusb0_stp hsusb0_dir hsusb0_nxt hsusb0_data0 hsusb0_data1 hsusb0_data2 hsusb0_data3 hsusb0_data4 hsusb0_data5 hsusb0_data6 hsusb0_data7 Description Dedicated for external transceiver 60-MHz clock input from PHY Dedicated for external transceiver Stop signal Dedicated for external transceiver Data direction control from PHY Dedicated for external transceiver Next signal from PHY Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Transceiver Bidirectional data bus Type I O I I I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O Ball T28 T25 R28 T26 T27 U28 U27 U26 U25 V28 V27 V26 8.3. When the TPS65950 acts as a B-device. there will not be a voltage source on the USB OTG port to drive the BeagleBoard.4 OTG Charge Pump When the TPS65950 acts as an A-device. Table 9 describes the charge pump pins.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Table 7. the USB charge pump is used to provide 4.13. If used in the OTG mode as an A-device.8 V/100 mA to the VBUS pin.

8-V (nominal) power supply voltage to the VBUS pin. Page 74 of 171 . The charge pump ground.CAPM CP. USB OTG Charge Pump Pins Signal CP. The charge pump flying capacitor plus. This allows for the support of LS and FS USB devices without the need for an external USB HUB. If you want to use the OTG port as a USB Host.13.13.5 V so the 4. The charge pump integrates a short-circuit current limitation at 450 mA. 8.5 OTG USB Connector The OTG USB interface is accessed through the miniAB USB connector. Connected to VBAT.7 V to 4.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 9. 8.0 Specification Eye Diagram. In order for the interface to meet the USB 2. This section describes the design of the HUB and the interface to the processor. J6 that allows for a small piece of solder to be placed on the pads to perform this function. The charge pump generates a 4. Type Power O O GND Ball R7 L14 T6 R6 The charge pump is powered by the VBAT voltage rail. The -xM Rev A version of Beagle provides jumper pad. It should be noted that with the USB Host port on the -xM Rev A Beagle.GND Description The charge pump input voltage. Figure 36 is a high level block diagram of the system design of the integrated HUB. pin 4 of the connector must be grounded. The charge pump flying capacitor minus. the need to convert the OTG port to a host mode is greatly diminished. 8.6 OTG USB Protection Each lead on the USB port has ESD protection. The charge pump operating frequency is 1 MHz. these protection devices must be low capacitance.CAPP CP.IN CP.2V VBAT is within this range. The input voltage range is 2.14 Onboard USB HUB A new feature of the –xM board is the inclusion of an onboard USB 4 port hub with an integrated 10/100 Ethernet.

3V and is set by R111 and R113.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 36. o o o o o Power HS USB PHY HUB USB Port Power Ethernet 8. is provided by U16. USB HUB Block Diagram The following section covers each of the key function in the overall design. Figure 37 is the design of the HUB power circuitry. Page 75 of 171 . the LDO is turned off. The HUB_3V3 rail. This rail can be turned on or off from the processor by using the I2C bus to communicate to the TPS65950. the main supply rail for the HUB. The TPS65950 provides the USB_1V8 rail which is used by the USB PHY. Power for the LDO is provided by the DC_5V_USB rail from the overvoltage protection circuit. The processor can turn on or off this rail by communicating with the TPS65950 via the I2C bus. The LDO is set to provide 3.1 Power The power for the HUB is provided by two sources.14. By default. a TL1963A LDO.

S C L D A / V F 1 5 I B R A . 7 . 3C V 2 . HUB Power Circuitry A green LED.14. Page 76 of 171 . 2 K .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 V I O _ 1 V 8 R 159 R 157 4 . 0 6 0 3 U B C _ 1 3 7 V 7 3 U 2 1 3 I N S G H 1 6 O G D D A N T L R 1 2 0 1 9 6 D 1 4 L T S T . 7 u F . 1 R 1 1 3 3 2 . 1 % % 4 . 1 % u F . 0 6 0 3 3 U SBLED _R . 6 . C . P D V B A T C _ 5 V _ U S B H U N D 4 T 6 D 5 J 3 A U 1 6 _ RF B1 1 1 5 6 . 1 0 1 6 0 U S B R 3 3 1 3 0 6 A C T I V E Figure 37. 6 . 0 D D 4 5 I 2 I 2 7 AT P S V N N L E 6 5 9 5 0 T U S B _ 1 V 8 C C .7 K A M 3 7 x I 2 C I 2 C U 4 B x _ E S J 2 1 1 _ K 2 1A S D 1 _ S C L 4 .7 K U 1 . 3 V . 4 K . O U T L . S D A T L .2 HS USB PHY The configuration of the HS USB PHY is basically the same as on the Rev C4 design. D14. Figure 39 shows the processor and PHY interface. 8. indicates that power is applied to the HUB circuitry.C 1 9 0 G K T GRN 2 0 4 0 K . C M 3 A U X 2 . A PHY is required between the processor ULPI interface and the USB HUB.

0 6 0 3 0 V 5 . 1 u F . 0 C LKO U T 0 3 H U B _ 3 V 3 U 2 9 S 3 T1 PS D 2I R D N 1 X TN C 3 0 D 4 1 D 5 2 D 6 3 D 7 4 D 9 5 1 0 D 6 1 3 D 7 1 6 D 1 5 S 2 7 S 2 6 R L K2 5 R XU R 1 0 1 0 K 3 1 4 T P I R X T L K A T A T A T A T A T A T A T A T P K P K E S E F O S B 2 2 B U 1 S9 D M 1 8 D P 2 3 O U T I D 2 4 A 0 R B I A8 S A R 1 E F S 1E 1 A R 2 E F S 1E 4 A R 3 E F S 2E 0 A 4 V D D 3 . 7 u .7 u F . 0 6 O M A P 3 7 3 U0 _4 EB S 1 . 3 V P U R 8 A_ 5E 6 7 2 _ C u F . 8 8 A V 7 D D 1 1.2 3 A 5 V D D 3I O 0 A V 6 D D 1 2. USB PHY Design The interface to the processor is the HSUSB2 interface. 3 V . 6 . D N I U U 1 % _ 0 S S 6 B B 0 3 D D M P 0 0 H H H S S S H H H H H H H H U U U S S S S S S S S G H S S S S U U U U U U U U B B B A 2 _ AT 2 _ AT 2 _ T S S S S S S S S I O S B B B B B B B B B A A A V Y Y Y A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 F 7 L G L7 _ HL L 7 _ L L _ G 8 H_ D 8 B _ 2D 3_ D 2_ D 3_ D 4_ D A _ 3D _ D IR D 1 RR B1 0 0 0 0I A 2 S8 . The signals used on this interface are contained in Table 10. 7 u F .6 . Table 10. 1 0 V Figure 38. Signal Hsusb2_clk Hsusb2_stp Hsusb2_dir Hsusb2_nxt Hsusb2_data0 Hsusb2_data1 Hsusb2_data2 Hsusb2_data3 Hsusb2_data4 Hsusb2_data5 Hsusb2_data6 Hsusb2_data7 Gpio_147 USB Host Port OMAP Signals Input/Output O O I I I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O O Description External transceiver 60-MHz clock output to PHY External transceiver Stop signal Transceiver data direction control from PHY Next signal from PHY Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Bidirectional data bus signal for 12-pin ULPI operation Enable/reset line to the USB PHY. 6 .3 V .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 U S B _ 1 V 8 R 9 8 0 . 1 0 4V . C E H U B _ 3 V 3 C 0 . 0 8 4 . 1 S S S B B B 3 3 3 3 _ 3 _ 3 _ VR B 9 U9 1S 0 K . 0 6 K _ U B S _ B 3 1 V 4 3 _ V D L D 1 2 U H 3 . 1 1 6 u F 8 C 1 6 9 F . 1 0 V 1 0 u F . 3 V . 8 7 _ R C P E 2N 1 _ L V B A 1T2 E T B N C 3 3 C L G N D K V 3 3 2 0 ( Q U U U L 0 L 1 L 2 3 _ 1 _ 0 U C 0 F N ) S 2 . 1 0 0 3 R . 1 u F . 0 6 0 3 4 . 0 6 0 . 6 . Page 77 of 171 . 3 S B 2 Z C _ 1 5 _ 1 V C 8 C 166 0C 6 1 6 8 F 1 3 0 M C 2 0 5 1 6 5 0 m A 60 7.

This includes 1.5kΩ pull-up resistors.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The husb2_clk signal is an output only and is used to support a HS USB PHY that supports an input clock mode.8V and therefore the resistor will dissipate approximately 80μW of power. we ground the ID pin to force it into a Host mode at all times. the USB_1V8 rail to power the I/O rails and the HUB_3V3 to power the rest of the device. The RBIAS block in the PHY consists of an internal bandgap reference circuit used for generating the driver current and the biasing of the analog circuits. only the host mode of operation is being supported as it is used to connect to the HUB on the board. As we are not using this device to support the OTG protocol but instead as a host device. Page 78 of 171 .06KΩ. In this design. This is done by tying the CLKOUT signal on the USB PHY to VIO_1V8. a zero ohm series resistor was added.3 USB HUB The key component in the HUB design is a SMSC LAN9514 USB HUB plus Ethernet device. In order to interface to the processor. the device must be used in the 60MHz clock mode. The SMSC PHY device supports this mode and is used on the Beagle. 8. On -XM Rev A. It was proven not to be the case.3V rail for the device is generated internally and requires a filter and bypass cap to be connected externally.0 Transceiver (PHY) that meets all of the electrical requirements to be used as a Hi-Speed USB Host.14. These resistors require no tuning or trimming. The USB3320 is a highly integrated Hi-Speed USB2. This is not required. The USB_1V8 rail is derived from the VAUX2 rail supplied by the TPS65950 PMIC. 15kΩ pull-down resistors and the 45Ω high speed termination resistors. The 3. The USB3322 device requires two voltages. All of the signals and their functions align with the descriptions found in the processor interface section. This block requires an external 8. Figure 40 is the HUB design. but was added as a “just in case” option if the CLKOUT signal was a source of noise in the PHY. reference resistor connected from RBIAS to ground. The USB3322 transceiver fully integrates all of the USB termination resistors on both DP and DM. The PHY used in the design is a USB3320 series device from SMSC. 1% tolerance. The nominal voltage at RBIAS is 0. The clock for the PHY is derived from the 60MHz signal generated by the processor.

0 PHY.1 u F . 6 0. 0 6 0 3 0 . 1 0 1 2 3 3 4 9 7 3 9 6 2 p / 0 . 0F 6 . 3 .1 0 V 6 D C K R X I X O H R 1 1 2 1 M U R R R 6 0 . 1V u .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 H U B L 1 2 . 3 V .0 1 V u F C 1 8 2 C 0 .1 0 V 0 . an integrated upstream USB 2.1 0 V . Filtering is required on all input pins.2 1 2 0 M Y H 4 6 x z 1 0 7 4 9 1 .1 1 x L A N 9 5 1 4 2 7 .1 0 V 2 p / 0 V V D D DC D DR 1 8 1 8 C 195 V D D 1 18 5C O 3 8 V D V D E T4 H P L 8 U 6S 2 B V P D L V D . The LAN9514/LAN9514i contains an integrated USB 2.1 0 V 0 . 1 0 V L 1 1 1 .1 u F .1 u F .h c R m B _ 3 V 1 2 1 2 1 0 9 8 8 3 1 0 H K 1 0 H K 1 0 H K 1 0 H K U U U U B B B B _ 2n 8T _ 2T 9M _ 3T 0D 3 1 _ 3T 2C 6 6 1 0 X I X O n T T T T R S T ST R S IM S D I KD O C K T C lo c k s C C L L K K 2 2 4 4 4 4 _ E 4 5 _ O U N C L K 2 4 _ E N 6 T R 1 0 1 0 K J T A G x 2 5 t a l 2 . four integrated downstream USB 2. 7 u F 1 8 . 01 .0 hub with a 10/100 Ethernet controller.0 0 V A m F C 175 C 194 0 .s m s c C 1 7 8 3 3 p F Figure 39. The main power supply for the LAN9514 is the HUB_3V3 supplied by the dedicated power regulator. A 1. 1V % F D o w n s t r e a m U 1 B D 2 M 2 U B D 1 P4 2 T C T L 2 3 B D 4 M 3 B D 1 P6 3 T C T L 3 U U S S S S B B B B D D D D M P M P 2 2 _ _ 2 2 U U P U U P R R S S S S P U U R S S 6 B D 7 M 4 B D 1 P7 4 T C T L 4 U U U U S S S S B B B B D D D D M P M P 4 _ _ 4 _ 5 _ 5 3 3 4 4 8 U S B D 9 M 5 U S B D 1 P8 5 P R T C T L 5 2 H U B _ 3 V 3 R 6 3 1 2 .1 u F . 0 0 q f n 6 C 1 7 9 3 3 p F 4 . Page 79 of 171 0 . 1K 0 .1 u F .1 u F . 10 03 1 V u F .1 0 V 0 . USB HUB Design The LAN9514/LAN9514i is a high performance Hi-Speed USB 2. 0 5 T H P L L S B PV LS L S 6 5 L A G ) U H C C 1 1 U B R _ R 3 1V 0 3 1 1 0 9 U 1 u 1 0 H KU 0 S F R B .1 0 V C 176 C 191 C 192 C 193 . 4 A H R 1 0 5 U H U . 1 u F C 1 8 3 . a 10/100 Ethernet PHY.8V core voltage is derived form an internal LDO and requires external filtering. 0 _ 3 V 1 0 A m 3 H U B _ 3 V 3 A C 4 .1 0 V 0 . 1 0 1B 1_ V B U V B U U S B S S _ B D p s t r e a m E I A S T U U S S B B D D 5 5 9 P 8 M 0 0 U U S S B B D D P M 0 0 9 7 I A 6 S3 V R 9 06 . 21 .1 u F . 6 4 C 1 8 0 C 1 8 1 . 1 % U B T O _ 6 E E D I E E P R O ME E C 2 S4 2 3 E E C L E E D 2 O 5 K E t h e r n e t R 1 1 1 0 K H U B _ 3 V 3 8 K B _ 5E 0 X R E S . 01 . a 10/100 Ethernet Controller. 1 u 1 2 . 1 3 H U B _ R E U S N 7 S 1 4 L 3 E T 8 B V C 2 G 0 4 0 0 K E T 0 . 01 . 1 u F . 7 u H U B _ 3 V 3 F 1 9 0 C 1 8 6 C 1 8 7 . 0 5 D C R V U 1 5 P o w V V V V V D D D D D R D D D D D D D L DL D E 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 I I I I I C C E U O O O O O O O R R E E ( F V V V V V V V D D D D D D D D D D D D D D e r 5 31 34 35 35 35 36 3 30 39 31 34 37 34 3 A A A A A A A C 4 .0 PHYs.0 hub.0 1 V u F .1 u F .0 1 V u 1 8 5 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 0 . 0 6 0 3E X R E M 3 1 3 4 4 n C 174 H U B _ R E S E T 1 3 4 T E 0 T E 7 T E T E 2 n _ S S S S R T T T T E D 4 I 1X _ E A U N T O S R R D I X _ E N 5 X P5 X N 2 3 5 6 R R X P X N M 5 T X P5 T X N T X P T X N 3 V G 1 2 3 4 S P IO n 2 0 n F D X _ L E D2 1 / G P I O 0 L N K A _ L E 2 D2 / G P I O 1 n S P D _ L E D / G P I O 2 G G G G G P P P P P I I I I I 3 O3 O3 O4 O4 O 5 3 6 4 7 5 2 6 3 7 + M is c .

A SSA H I S H H H E I E I E I E C ML D o H M L DH M L DH M L DH A S S B S B Page 80 of 171 E S D _ R IN G P U 1V 2D 3D 4G 1V 2D 3D 4G B A A N B B B N 1 S U + D U + D 4 B . is a four port FET with over current detection.1 u F . The optional 24MHz clock output is not used on the board and is disabled. You will notice that there are no external ESD devices on the connector. 1 2 3 4 M L DH M L DH M L DH A S S B S B n n . DP.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The LAN9514 requires an external 25MHZ crystal to generate the required internal clocks. The overcurrent detect output is tied to the enable pin from the LAN9514.14. D C _ 5 V 2 6 3 4 7 8 _ U U I N I N E E E E N N N N S B 1 3 1O O 2O O 1O 2O 3O 4O U U U U C C C C 1 T1 T1 T1 T1 11 12 93 4 5 14 21 30 46 3 2 V V V V B B B B U U U U S S S S 1 2 3 4 C 171 C 172 C 173 0 ..4 USB Port Connectors There a two dual port type A USB connectors used on the –xM board each one provides connections for four signals. U13. This enables the port to automatically switch the TX and RX leads if needed. The ESD protection is integrated into the USB HUB. 8. 1 2 3 4 0 . The LAN9514 detects the overcurrent condition and keeps the over current condition turned off. Figure 41 is the design of the power control for each USB host port. a TPS2045.1 u F .1 u F .1 0 V 1 5 T P S 2 0 5 4 B D L A N 9 U5 11 45 1 U S B D 2 M 2 U S B D 1 P4 2 P R T C T L 2 3 U S B D 4 M 3 U S B D 1 P6 3 P R T C T L 3 V U U V U U B U S B S B B U S B S B S D D S D D 1 M P M P 2 A _ 1A _ 1 A A B _ 2B _ 2 B B 6 U S B D 7 M 4 U S B D 1 P7 4 P R T C T L 4 8 U S B D 9 M 5 U S B D 1 P8 5 P R T C T L 5 V U U V U U B U S B S B B U S B S B S D D S D D 3 M P M P 4 A _ 3A _ 3 A A B _ 4B _ 4 B B P U 1V 2D 3D 4G 1V 2D 3D 4G B A A N B B B N 1 S U + D U + D 6 B .1 0 V G N D G N D U 1 F0 0 F C 170 . VBUS. The AUTOMIDX feature is enabled which allows for auto polarity detection.A SSA H I S H H H E I E I E I E C ML o H n n .1 0 V 0 . DM.1 0 V D C + 1 0 1 0 6 0C + U 1 F0 1 0 6 1C + U 1 F0 1 6 0 2C + 1 6 U 3 0 . In an over current condition the signal is immediately turned off without waiting for the processor to turn off the power.1 u F . Each port can be turned on or off from the LAN9514 over the USB interface. and Ground.

1 % 4 9 . A connector.1 % Page 81 of 171 . USB Based Ethernet Design The 10/100 Ethernet controller provides an integrated Ethernet MAC and PHY which are fully IEEE 802. USB Port Power Design Revision A2 Each USB Host port has its own dedicated FET and power control.1 % R 116 R 110 L A N 9 5 U1 41 5 P 3 1 2 7 8 6 R K A R 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 R R 5 X P5 X N 2 3 5 6 R R X P X N H U B _ 5 T X P5 T X N T X P T X N 3 V 3 n S P D n L N T C T T D + T D R D + R D G . H U B _ 3 V 3 R 114 R 115 4 9 .1uf capacitor 8.1 % 4 9 . A 100uf capacitor is connected to each USB power port for added surge current capabilities.N R C G T N 1 2 Y Y 0 G 5 G 6 G 7 G 8 Y Y E S L HC E S L HA R N R N R N R N E L E L + E T H 4 D 5 1 D 2 1 3 D 1 14 D 2 9 2 X _ L E D2 n L N K A _ L E 2 n S P D _ L E D n F D 0 1 / G n LP NI O K 0 A D 2 / n G S P P R I DO 1 01 4 / G P IR O 5 2 0 C A + - R 0 E R 1 . 1 0 V Figure 41.1 % 4 9 .3 10BASE-T and 802. with integrated magnetics is used to provide the physical interface off the board.9 .14.9 . A .9 . 1 0 .5 Ethernet Figure 41 is the circuitry that applies to the Ethernet interface on the board.3u 100BASE-TX compliant. 1 1 9 2 1 0 3 3 3 0 3 0 H U B _ 3 V T C R 117 T _ R C T 3 A C 0 . 0 1 9 8 2 2 u F .9 . The LAN9514 device while performing the function of the HUB also contains the Ethernet controller. P15.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Figure 40. The Ethernet features auto polarity correction and Auto-MIDX.

0V as set by the Boot ROM and under SW control. The processor provides all of the required interfaces for the microSD interface.15. SD/MMC OMAP Signals Signal Name MMC1_CLK MMC1_CMD MMC1_DAT(0..2 Processor Interface There are no external buffers required for the microSD operation.15 microSD The board provides a single microSD interface. can be set to 1. The default setting on this rail is 3. Figure 42 is the microSD interface design on the BeagleBoard. V D D _ M M C 1 R 74 C 1 0 u 1 F 4 .7) Description SD/MMC Clock output. Table 11 provides a description of the signals on the MMC card. 6 . 1 u F . 0 8 0 5 . The maximum current this rail can provide is 220mA as determined by the TPS65950 regulator. Unlike the Rev C4.15.P28.N25. C 4 E C R 1 4 5 0 . D 1 10K 10K 10K 10K 10K U M M M M M M P 4 M M M M M M R A C C C C C C O C 10K 9 5 0 2 O 2U T 1 R 73 V I O _ 1 V 8 R 1 3 1 0 K P D C C V C V D D S C 7 A T 2 G N D / D A T 3 C M D G N D D G N L O C K T B S S T B A T 0 T B A T m1 i c r o H A 2 B 0 3 5 N 2 5 1 _ PD 2 A 8 T 2 1 _ MD 2 A 7 T 3 1 _ C M D 1 1 1 _ N C 2 L 8 K R 1 6 3 3 N 2 7 _ ND 2 A 6 T 0 _ D A T 1 E S S O R 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 D1 D 1 D1 D1 D 1 D 1 D 0 S 0 14 25 3 0 1 32 43 D Figure 42.80V for use with 1. Page 82 of 171 . 8. SD/MMC Command pin SD/MMC Data pins I/O O I/O I/O Pin N28 M27 N27.8V cards.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. it cannot be used for the typical SDIO or MMC functions. 8. 1 0 V . Table 11.1 microSD Power microSD Interface The microSD connector is supplied power from the TPS65950 using the VMMC1 rail.P27.N26. Maximum current can be limited by the overall current available from the USB interface of the PC. Its primary use is for providing the boot source for SW. 3 V R 75 R 76 R 77 R 72 U V 7 AT P M M C S C 6 5 C 1P .

15. 8. An interrupt. with or without master boot sector (MBR). if enabled. A limited range of commands is implemented in the ROM code. The SW can be written such that the system comes out of sleep or a reduced frequency mode when the card is detected.4 Booting From SD/MMC Cards The ROM code supports booting from the microSD cards with some limitations: o Support for SD cards compliant with the Multimedia Card System Specification v4. Including high-capacity (size >2GB) cards: HC-SD and HC MMC. This is detected on pin P12 of the TPS65950. The ROM code only supports standard operating voltage range (3-V).3 Card Detect When a card is inserted into the connector. o 3-V power supply.2 from the MMCA Technical Committee and the Secure Digital I/O Card Specification v2. The ROM code reads out a booting file from the card file system and boots from it.15.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 P26. 4-bit SD mode.R25 8. The MMC/SD specification defines two operating voltages for standard or high-speed cards. the Card Detect pin is grounded. o Clock frequency: – Identification mode: 400 kHz – Data transfer mode: 20 MHz o Only one card connected to the bus o FAT12/16/32 support. 3-V I/O voltage on port 1 o Initial 1-bit MMC mode. The high-speed microSD host controllers handle the physical layer while the ROM code handles the simplified logical protocol layer (read-only protocol). Page 83 of 171 . is sent to the processor via the interrupt pin.0 from the SD Association.R27.

M . Table 12. In Table 12 are the signals used on the processor to interface to the CODEC. IM G I . S U D I G . M A A I N I N . Used to synchronize with the TPS65950 PG B0010603M R I/O I I/O I/O I/O I Pin R21 M21 N21 P21 T21 Page 84 of 171 . M C 9 2 1 0 0 p M M M M I C I C I C I C . P . McBSP2 provides a full-duplex. Figure 43 is the Audio circuitry design on the BeagleBoard. P . P H D 2 I G D . M I C . Processor Audio Signals Signal Name mcbsp2_dr mcbsp2_dx mcbsp2_clkx mcbsp2_fsx Mcbsp_clks Description Received serial data Transmitted serial data Combined serial clock Combined frame synchronization External clock input. C M . P H . I 0 C . direct serial interface between CODEC inside the TPS65950.16. 0 G 2 B . 1 / B . C E R O O 3L 3 C 3R 3 C C 4 8 O O 9 N N N N _ _ H H S S O O L R A U D I O _ O U T H H S S M M E I FC I C H 3 3. M . S U . M C 9 4 1 0 0 P C 9 5 F1 0 0 P F F C 9 3 1 0 0 p F 1 3 2 P 5 H S O L C R 8 84 8 74 I N 7 u I N 7 u T E R R _ 5H 8 S F . M / D I G . C E R T E R R _ 6H 0 S F .16 Audio Interface The BeagleBoard supports stereo in and out through the TPS65950 which provides the audio CODEC.M P I C . M . U 7 AT P S 6 5 9 5 0 H H S S O O B B L R 4 5 H S O C S S M M I C I C . 1 . 1 C 0 . 1 u u F F . It supports the I2S format to the TPS65950. 8. M I CC 1 9 7 C 9 6 1 0 0 P F1 0 0 P A U A U F 1 XGL 1 X R A A U U PG B0010603M R F X L C X R C 9 8 9 0 90 .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.1 Processor Audio Interface Audio Circuitry There are five McBSP modules called McBSP1 through McBSP5 on the AM3730. M 7 p CF 4 7 9 p 0 D F 8 D 9 PG B0010603M R . 1 C C 4 1 7 0 p 1 F 4 VO O 0 F 0 D N N 1 0 N N _ A _ D A 1 U U 1 X L 1 3 A U D I O _ I N P 6 0 CV 1 7 p X R 2 PG B0010603M R Figure 43. M E 2 AF I 2 N A I N M I C .

16.3 Audio Output Jack A single 3.DIN I2S. you must disable via SW this interface on the TPS65950. This interface is not amplified and may require the use of amplified speakers in certain instances.5mm jack is provided on BeagleBoard to support external stereo audio output devices such as headphones and powered speakers.CLK I2S. In Table 13 are all the signals used to interface to the processor. If a microphone is o be used.16.16. DOUT CLK256FS Description Clock signal (audio port) Synchronization signal (audio port) Data receive (audio port) Data transmit (audio port) Synchronization frame sync to the AM3730 I/O I/O IO I O O Pin L3 K6 K4 K3 D13 A new feature on the –xM is the ability to access the audio signals for use on an external add on board. but doesn’t support the TDM slave mode. Page 85 of 171 .5mm jack is supplied to support external audio inputs including stereo or mono. the TPS65950 receives frame synchronization and bit clock. Processor Audio Signals Signal Name I2S. 8.2 TPS65950 Audio Interface BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The TPS65950 acts as a master or a slave for the I2S interface. it must provide the frame synchronization (I2S_SYNC) and bit clock (I2S_CLK) to the processor. If this feature is to be used. The TPS65950 supports the I2S left-justified and right-justified data formats. it may require additional amplification of the signal for proper use.4 Audio Input Jack A single 3. If the TPS65950 is the master. If it is the slave. Table 13. 8.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8.SYNC I2S.

REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. A U X _ L 7 L 8 L 9 1 1 1 V I O 3 V 3 2 2 2 F F F E E E 8 R R R R R R I T I T I T E E E . the signals for DSS_D18-D23 need to be moved to other pins. 1 0 1 3. These pins are different than those that are currently used on the Rev C4. D 3 6 N I 0 D 2 K. 7 K 1 K 1 0 K R R R E E E S S S V _ 0 4 _ 0 4 _ 0 4 E L I _ D 3 D V I _ U P 3 U S 4 5 N B 7 4 L V C 2 G 0 7 D B V R V C I O _ 1 . 1 0 1 5 . 1 u F 1 50 7 . 0 6 K R 8 4 8f o. The SW will take care of this automatically. 1 0 V In D p a s u r e s t h a t t Rh 4 e 3 V I. C _ I 2 C 3 _ S C _ I 2 C 3 _ S C D L A 8 C 1 5 0 8. 1 . 1 . D 1 8 N D I K 2 D K 1 N N N N N N D D D D D D I2 C In t e r f a c e Figure 44. 1 0 V 0 V 0 V 0 V 0 V 0 V P T C _ R D C _ 5 V 0 _ 1 V 1 50 6 . 7 K V 3 1 C S E C1 _ +N C N _ H D M I E N C SN Y C N S Y N R E F L / R _ 1 V 8 1 0 K 1 0 K D _ 0 _ 0 _ 0 E S L P D I S E E S L A E N 0 _ N S E N C R 9 2 4 . Page 86 of 171 . 1 50 9 . M M M M M M D V I Z 1 T V Z 1 Z D _ P CV D1 5 0 D 6 0 8 R 3 D D C 1 50 6 0 8 R 3 C 1 50 1 6 0 8 R 3 V I _ DC V1 5D0 C C 2. 1 u F . DVI-D Interface One of the main changes in the DSS area on the –xM is the change of the DSS pin usage.D i s 1 0 K o w e r e d d o w n t p o w e r u p . The processor requires that different pins be used if 720p resolutions are required. D 2 7 N D I K 3 0 D 2 K. The resistor packs in the RED boxes are installed and the BLUE boxes are not installed on the –xM to support the 720p resolution. These are the loading options to enable the new mode used by the –xM or the legacy mode used by the Rev C4.17 DVI-D Interface The LCD interface on the processor is accessible from the DVI-D interface connector on the board. The basic change requires that the DSS_D0-D5 need to be moved to the pins that normally carry the DSS_D18-D23 leads. . 1 u F I 2 C CI 2L C D A 3 3 _ S _ S 4 4 I 2 I 2 C C 3 3 _ S _ S 3 C 5 L V D 4 A A A 6 O D D C 17 65 2 3 2 1 4 6 D D D S S S S S S 6 2 0 6 8 4 T F P 4 1 0 T T T D D D G G G G G G D S S D 2 _ P E C 2 _ A C D B2 _ H SD Y2 _ V S Y 8 L7 K I6 A S 7N C N C 1 5 S 1 E 4 LB S E L / S C D S E L / S D 0 D 2 K. Figure 44 is the DVI-D interface design. . In this case. 1 . For legacy operation. 1 . you would need to install the BLUE boxes and leave out the RED boxes.K _ 1 % _ R T 1 X E F 0 1 9 _V 1 % 0 6 0 U 1 1 D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D C C 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 _ 0 6 0 3 t T X D T X D 3 0 32 12 + T X T X D D 2 2 + 1 0 0 M a P 3 1 2 1 1 D D D 5 6 S S 6 4 5 D D D 1 2 A A A C D A A A T T T M L A M 2 2 + 2 _ S T G M 1 T G G G G G 1 2 3 4 N D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 8 7 8 7 8 7 7 8 H G F E D C 0 0 0 0 0 0 R R P P 84 H 9 1 0 R P 64 F 4 G 7 R P 54 E A U X _ 3 V R R R R R D V V D 0 1 V I _ I _ D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D C D I _ P V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V L E U K I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I N _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ + D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A D D D D D D S S S S S S S S S S S S _ _ _ _ _ _ A D A D A D A D A D A D H G1 F1 F2 E2 F2 2 2 82 19 10 1 2 22 3 6 6 8 9 1 1 R R R R R R P P P P P P 15 25 35 45 55 65 A B C D E F 1 1 1 1 1 1 61 51 41 31 21 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 D 1 11 0 1 01 0 1 21 0 3 9 9 9 5 9 6 9 7 R R 3 4 9 9 P I S B V V P P P P P P P P P 0P 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 0P 1P 2P 3P P I D I D 2 I _ V 5S D Y I _ H 4 S VY H 3 V 1 0 1 3 T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T A6 A6 A6 A6 A5 A5 A5 A5 A5 A5 A5 A5 A4 A4 A4 A4 A4 A4 A4 A4 A3 A3 A3 A3 5 5 03 12 21 30 49 58 65 74 83 92 11 10 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 29 28 27 26 7 6 D D D T T P V V V V V V D D D D D D D D D D D D 1 3 1 2 2 1 3 2 9 3 8 T X D T X D 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 K K 2 7 21 81 + T T X D X D A U 1 1 + X _ 3 V 3 D V I _ + M T T G 2 T 1 T 1 + M T T M1 _ S 3 T G M T T G 4 / C E C + _ S 3 4 H T P T X D T X D 9 L2 G4 20 50 + H T P RL G8 6 1 0 K T T X D X D 0 0 + 51 v 8 1 7 + 5 V M 1 9 D D C H P L G 9 D A T 0 7 D A T 0 8 D A T 0 1 1 1 1 0 C 2 C C C L K L K L K O N 2 2 T X C 2+ 1 T X C + C C 1 9 T T F A D3 5J E DT K E 3 N 4 R S V D 92 4 N C M S PG N D TP E 1 1 N F A D D J K 4 1 M T V D D T X C + T X C A U X _ 3 R 8 9 R 8 8 R 8 7 V I O 5 1 10 K 4 .D 1 u A u A u A u F F F F . 1 0 1 4. Reflected in Figure 44 are four resistor packs inside either Red or Blue boxes. 1 . 1 V 0 V C 1 2 E T X U 1 2 7I n t e r n a C V AC C 8 B B 1 1 B 2 2 G N D S 0 1 0 2 D C U l 1 0 K D D P D D u ll u p s . but you may want to do this if your design were to need to work in the legacy mode. 1 u F D V I_ V R E F P r o c e Us s4 oA r A AD AD AD AD AD ED FD FD GD AD D A D A D A D A D A D G D H D H D H D E JD D A D A D G H G H G H 2 2 2 2 D D1 B1 B1 A1 A1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 21 2 2 2 C C2 2 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 4 2 56 68 77 8 6 9 2 02 21 22 23 24 55 76 67 58 89 60 12 22 3 2 2 3 3 4 4 R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R P P P P P P 61 51 41 31 21 11 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P R R R R R R P P P P P P F E D C B A 32 42 52 62 72 82 13 23 33 43 53 63 73 83 14 24 34 44 C D E F G H A B C D E F G H A B C D 87 7 67 57 47 37 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 21 31 41 51 61 1 1 1 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 31 21 11 01 1 61 51 41 31 21 11 01 1 61 51 41 31 9 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 01 11 21 31 41 A R d ju s t e d 8 5 8 . 4 r 5 .

TFP410 is active when Hi. TFP410.17. Processor LCD Signals Signal dss_pclk dss_hsync dss_vsync dss_acbias dss_data0 dss_data1 dss_data2 dss_data3 dss_data4 dss_data5 dss_data6 dss_data7 dss_data8 dss_data9 dss_data10 dss_data11 dss_data12 dss_data13 dss_data14 dss_data15 dss_data16 dss_data17 dss_data18 dss_data19 dss_data20 dss_data21 dss_data22 dss_data23 GPIO_170 I2C3_SCL I2C3_SDA Description LCD Pixel Clock LCD Horizontal Synchronization LCD Vertical Synchronization Pixel data enable (TFT) output LCD Pixel Data bit 0 LCD Pixel Data bit 1 LCD Pixel Data bit 2 LCD Pixel Data bit 3 LCD Pixel Data bit 4 LCD Pixel Data bit 5 LCD Pixel Data bit 6 LCD Pixel Data bit 7 LCD Pixel Data bit 8 LCD Pixel Data bit 9 LCD Pixel Data bit 10 LCD Pixel Data bit 11 LCD Pixel Data bit 12 LCD Pixel Data bit 13 LCD Pixel Data bit 14 LCD Pixel Data bit 15 LCD Pixel Data bit 16 LCD Pixel Data bit 17 LCD Pixel Data bit 18 LCD Pixel Data bit 19 LCD Pixel Data bit 20 LCD Pixel Data bit 21 LCD Pixel Data bit 22 LCD Pixel Data bit 23 Powers down the TFP410 when Lo. Type O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O I/O I/O Ball (Legacy) D28 D26 D27 E27 AG22 AH22 AG23 AH23 AG24 AH24 E26 F28 F27 G26 AD28 AD27 AB28 AB2 AA28 AA27 G25 H27 H26 H25 E28 J26 AC27 AC28 J25 AF14 AG14 Ball (720p) D28 D26 D27 E27 H26 H25 E28 J26 AC27 AC28 E26 F28 F27 G26 AD28 AD27 AB28 AB2 AA28 AA27 G25 H27 AH26 AG26 AF18 AF19 AE21 AF21 AF14 AG14 BLUE0 BLUE1 BLUE2 BLUE3 BLUE4 BLUE5 BLUE6 BLUE7 GREEN0 GREEN1 GREEN2 GREEN3 GREEN4 GREEN5 GREEN6 GREEN7 RED0 RED1 RED2 RED3 RED4 RED5 RED6 RED7 Page 87 of 171 . and GPIO_170. I2C3 clock line. There are three other signals used to control the DVI-D that originate at the processor. These are I2C3_SCL.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. I2C3 data line. The AM3730 provides 24 bits of data to the DVI-D framer chip. Used to communicate with the monitor to determine setting information. Table 14. I2C3_SDA. Used to communicate with the monitor to determine setting information. All of the signals used are described in Table 14.1 Processor LCD Interface The main driver for the DVI-D interface originates at the processor via the DSS pins.

Single ended clock input. L5.5653 57 56 2 4 5 6 7 Page 88 of 171 . high-speed bus that connects seamlessly with the 1. the ability to shut off the DVI-D display is not supported. Tied to ground to support the single ended mode. Otherwise some of the bits will not have power supplied to them. By default. DATA[23:0]. the TPS2141. The bottom 12 bits of the 24-bit pixel bus.8V and 24-bit interface output by the processor. Both of these rails are controlled by the TPS65950 and must be set to 1. During active video (DE = high). 8. TFP410 Interface Signals Signal Name DATA[23:12] DATA[11:0] IDCK+ IDCKDE HSYNC VSYNC DK3 DK2 Description The upper 12 bits of the 24-bit pixel bus.17. 8. Table 15.3V regulator in U1.8-V digital interface provides a low-EMI.2 LCD Power In order for the DSS outputs to operate correctly out of the processor. VIO_1V8 and VDD_PLL2. It should be noted that on the Rev A2 version. The maximum clock frequency of these signals is 65MHz. Table 15 is a description of all of the interface and control pins on the TFP410 and how they are used on BeagleBoard. These resistors are in the form of resistor packs on the BeagleBoard. 8. Horizontal sync input Vertical sync input These three inputs are the de-skew inputs DK[3:1].17. two voltage rails must be active.4 TFP410 Framer The TFP410 provides a universal interface to allow a glue-less connection to provide the DVI-D digital interface to drive external LCD panels. This will be fixed on the next letter revision of the board. VDD_PLL2 is not turned and must be activated by SW. L4. The DVI interface on the BeagleBoard supports flat panel display resolutions up to XGA at 65 MHz in 24-bit true color pixel format. there are three inductors.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 10ohm series resistors are provide in the signal path to minimize reflections in the high frequency signals from the processor to the TFP410. the transmitter encodes pixel data.3 TFP410 Power Power to the TFP410 is supplied from the 3.17.1-V to 1. During the blanking interval (DE = low). In order to insure a noise free signal. Data enable. used to adjust the setup and hold times of the pixel data inputs Type I I I I I I I I I Ball 36–47 50–55.8V. The adjustable 1. and L6 that are used to filter the 3.3V rail into the TFP410. the transmitter encodes HSYNC and VSYNC.

A high level selects the primary latch to occur on the rising edge of the input clock IDCK A HI level enables the de-skew controlled by DK[1:3] Sets the level of the input signals from the AM3730.5. 8.17.17.5 DKEN Page 89 of 171 .5 TFP410 Control Pins There are twelve control pins that set up the TFP410 to operate with the processor.REF: BB_SRM_xM DK1 MSEN ISEL BSEL DSEL EDGE DKEN VREF PD TGADJ BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 I O I I I I I I I I 8 11 13 13 14 9 35 3 10 19 DATA[23:0].5.3V.2 BSEL The BSEL pin is pulled HI to select the 24 bit mode for the Pixel Data interface from the processor. 8. Lo to select the single ended clock mode. Most of these pins are set by HW and do not require any intervention by the processor to set them.4 EDGE The EDGE signal is pulled HI through R82 to select the rising edge on the IDCK+ lead which is the pixel clock from the AM3730.1 ISEL The ISEL pin is pulled LO via R99 to place the TFP410 in the control pin mode with the I2C feature disabled.5. A high level indicates a powered on receiver is not detected. This allows the other modes for the TFP410 to be set by the other control pins. 8.17. A HI selects normal operation and a LO selects the powerdown mode. 8.17.3 DSEL The DSEL pin is pulled low to select the single ended clock mode from the AM3730. This pin disables the I2C mode on chip. Configuration is specified by the configuration pins (BSEL. This pin controls the amplitude of the DVI output voltage swing. VREF) and state pins (PD. 8. Selects the 24bit and single-edge clock mode. DSEL. relative to the clock input IDCK±.17. DKEN). A low level indicates a powered on receiver is detected at the differential outputs. determined by the value of the pullup resistor RTFADJ connected to 3. EDGE.5. 8.5.17.

DE. Even though U4 is running at 1. The DK1-DK3 pins adjust the timing of the clock as it relates to the data signals. If desired. DK1-DK3. meaning it is not being driven.17.17. 8.3V.7 VREF The VREF signal sets the voltage level of the DATA.3V referenced.11 NC This unused pin is pulled HI as directed by the TFP410 data manual. then the open drain signal is inactive. pin J25 comes in the safe mode.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The DKEN signal is pulled HI to enable the de-skew pins. the output of U4 will also go LO.10 RSVD2 This unused pin is terminated to ground as directed by the TFP410 data manual.5. 8. Page 90 of 171 .6 MSEN The MSEN signal. indicates that there is a powered monitor plugged into the DVI-D connector. This is the default mode of operation. the output will support being pulled up to 3. VSYNC. it is not expected that any of the resistors will need to be installed.5.8V to match the processor. 8. are pulled low by the internal pulldown resistors in the TFP410.5. causing the signal to be pulled HI by R98.17.8V. 8. determined by the value of R95. However.9V by R64 and R65. 8.17. the TFP410 is disabled by R109. If the GPIO_170 pin is HI.5. This is done by U4. HSYNC. Because the PD signal on the TFP410 is 3.8 PD The PD signal originates from the processor on the GPIO_170 pin. As the AM3730 is 1. placing the TFP410 in the power down mode. the resistors can be installed to pull the signals high. SN74LVC2G07. and IDCK+ leads from the processor. This signal is not connected to the AM3730 and is provided as a test point only. this signal must be converted to 3.5. putting the TFP410 in the power down mode. When GPIO_170 is taken low. 8. the level is set to . when low.17.3V. R109 insures that the signal is pulled LO. When the processor powers on.9 TFADJ The TFADJ signal controls the amplitude of the DVI output voltage swing. The de-skew pins. On power up. a non-inverting open drain buffer.5. a 10K resistor.17.

17.17. a TXS0102.17.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. a HDMI connector was selected for the DVI-D connection. 8. removing the need for an external resistor.6.1 Shield Wire Each signal has a shield wire that is used in the cable to provide signal protection for each differential pair.6. As the processor is 1.6 DVI-D Connector BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 In order to minimize board size. a resetable fuse. This signal is tied directly to ground. is based on the I²C bus.17. 8. This interface in the LCD panel is powered by the +5V pin on the connector through RT1.6.6.3 DAT1+/DAT1- The differential signal pair DAT1+/DAT1. 8. The standard was created by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). Inside of TXS0102 is a pullup on each signal. The current version of DDC.17. 8.8V I/O. 8.transmits the 8-bit green pixel data during active video.5 TXC+/TXC- The differential signal pair TXC+/TXC.transmits the differential clock from the TFP410.17. It provides for a split rail to allow the signals to interface on both sides of the circuit. 8.transmits the 8-bit blue pixel data during active video and HSYNC and VSYNC during the blanking interval.transmits the 8-bit red pixel data during active.6.2 DAT0+/DAT0- The differential signal pair DAT0+/DAT0. the I2C bus is level translated by U11.17. The Cable is not supplied with the BeagleBoard but is available from numerous cable suppliers and is required to connect a display to the BeagleBoard. Page 91 of 171 . The BeagleBoard does not support HDMI but only the DVI-D component of HDMI.6 DDC Channel The Display Data Channel or DDC (sometimes referred to as EDID Enhanced Display ID) is a digital connection between a computer display and the processor that allows the display specifications to be read by the processor. The monitor contains a read-only memory (ROM) chip programmed by the manufacturer with information about the graphics modes that the monitor can display.4 DAT2+/DAT2- The differential signal pair DAT2+/DAT2. called DDC2B.6.

18 LCD Expansion Headers Access is provided on the -XM Rev A to allow access to the LCD signals. Table 16 shows the signals that are on the P11 connector. is not supported by the BeagleBoard. Table 16. This is due to the routing on the PCB where we allowed the routing to take precedence to get it to route with no addition of layers to the design. A standard HDMI cable may be used to connect to the HDMI input of monitors or televisions.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.6. which provides RGB analog signals. Whether or not the Beagle will support those monitors is dependent on the timings that are used on the BeagleBoard and those that are accepted by the monitor.17. P11 LCD Signals Pin# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Signal DC_5V DC_5V DVI_DATA1 DVI_DATA0 DVI_DATA3 DVI_DATA2 DVI_DATA5 DVI_DATA4 DVI_DATA12 DVI_DATA10 DVI_DATA23 DVI_DATA14 DVI_DATA19 DVI_DATA22 I2C3_SDA DVI_DATA11 I/O PWR PWR O O O O O O O O O O O O I/O O Description DC rail from the Main DC supply DC rail from the Main DC supply LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit I2C3 Data Line LCD Pixel Data bit Page 92 of 171 . Another option for these signals is to buy a board that connects to the J4 and J5 expansion connectors and generates the RGB signals for the VGA display. 8. This may require a change in the software running on the Beagle. Buying a DVI to VGA adapter connector will not work on a VGA display. You will need an active DVI-D to VGA adapter. 8. You will notice that the signals are not in a logical order or grouping.7 HDMI Support The digital portion of the DVI-D interface is compatible with HDMI and is electrically the same.17.8 DVI to VGA The analog portion of DVI. The audio and encryption features of HDMI are not supported by the BeagleBoard.6.

Can be used to activate circuitry on adapter board if desired. but the power should be taken into consideration when making this decision. P13 LCD Signals I/O PWR PWR O O O O O O O O O Pin# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Signal 3. Page 93 of 171 .3V signal. Table 17. LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit No connect LCD Pixel Data bit I2C3 Clock Line LCD Pixel Data bit DVI Clock Data Enable Horizontal Sync Ground bus Ground bus I/O O O O O PWR PWR The 1. DVI is enabled.8V except the DVI_PUP which is a 3. When Hi.8V rail is for level translation only and should not be used to power circuitry on the board.3V VIO_1V8 DVI_DATA20 DVI_DATA21 DVI_DATA17 DVI_DATA18 DVI_DATA15 DVI_DATA16 DVI_DATA7 DVI_DATA13 DVI_DATA8 NC DVI_DATA9 I2C3_SCL DVI_DATA6 DVI_CLK+ DVI_DEN DVI_HSYNC GND GND Description 3. It is not required that the TFP410 be disabled when running an adapter card. All signals are 1.REF: BB_SRM_xM 17 18 19 20 DVI_VSYNC DVI_PUP GND GND O O BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 PWR PWR LCD Vertical Sync Signal Control signal for the DVI controller. It is suggested that the 5V rail be used to generate the required voltages for an adapter card. the main DC power supply current capability may need to be increased.3V rail also has limited capacity on the power as well. Ground bus Ground bus The current available on the DC_5V rail is limited to the available current that remains from the DC supply that is connected to the DC power jack on the board.3V reference rail 1. then 80mA is freed up for use on an adapter card connected to the LCD signals connectors. Keep in mind that some of that power is needed by the USB Host power rail and if more power is needed for the expansion board. If the TFP410 is disabled on the Beagle. The 3.8V buffer reference rail. Table 17 shows the signals that are on connector P13.

1 % % W Y Y W W 8 2 8T T 2 7 2 T7 2 T6 T 2 U T U T F B F B R E 1 2 C 9 0 . 1 u F . A 47pf CAP and 3. 3 u 2 H H 3 . Figure 37 reflects the filtering that is used on these rails. S-Video Interface Signals Signal tv_out1 tv_out2 tv_vref tv_vfb1 tv_vfb2 I/O O O I O O Description TV analog output composite TV analog output S-VIDEO Reference output voltage from internal bandgap Amplifier feedback node Amplifier feedback node Power to the internal DAC is supplied by the TPS65950 via the VDAC_1V8 rail.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.3uh inductor are across the feedback resistors to improve the quality of the S-Video signal. 3 u P P P P P 5 6 7 C O N 4 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 M M M N H H H _ S 1 2 3 V i d e o P r o V V V V V c _ _ _ _ _ e O O V V V s s oU r 4 2 1 F B R R R 3 3 3 2 3 4 1 . C C 1 1 0 1 4 7 4 7 p p 1 1 L 2 F F L 3 2 3 . Table 18.19 S-Video A single S-Video port is provided on the BeagleBoard. Page 94 of 171 . including the input VBAT rail. 1 0 V Figure 45. Figure 45 is the design of the SVideo interface. 6 5 K 0 . D N I . S-Video Interface Table 18 is the list of the signals on the S-Video interface and their definitions. 6 5 K 1 . 1 .

0 6 0 3 I O _ 1 V 5 8 C 2 5 X BC 2 L 3 K A WC 2E 3 N _ F L D C 2 6 _ BD 2 1 5 1 _ LD 2 1 7 0 _ K D 2 97 _ L D 2 88 _ K D 2 78 _ A D 2 65 _D D 2 54 _C D 2 44 _ B D 2 34 _A D H 2 1 7 _A D G 1 1 7 _ D 0 L D 1 0 C C C C C C C C C C A A A A A A A A A A M M M M M M M M M M C 2 7 C A M _ PA C2 L K 4 C A M _ A H 2 S3 C A M _ V S I 2 C I 2 C J 2 1 1 _ K 2D 1 A S 1 _ S C L V I O _ 1 V 8 D R 20 R 19 D 4 5 1 3 5 7 9 1 3 5 7 9 1 3 8 .M S G 6 2 4 6 8 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 R 1 5 1 0 K C C A A M M _ _ A D N I G AR R 1 5 4 5 1 L D 0 N I . 4 1 1 2 K . 0 I 2 C I 2 C C C A C C C A M A A A E 1 5 D F 1A 5 C L C C C C C C C C C C C C C C A A A A A A A A A A A A M M M M M M M M M M M M _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A A D D D D D D D D D D D D M M 11 13 95 87 79 16 15 14 13 12 21 20 2 2 2 3 3 6 7 1 _ _ 1 0 P C F L K A C A M _ W E N V I 2 I 2 0 2 4 6 8 0 2 4 6 8 0 2 4 . 6 .7 K D C _ 5 V _ U 2 1 3 SU I N S G B1 6 O H N T L 1 G D D A U N D 9 6 4 T 6 D 5 J 3 A U 1 6 _ F R B 1 5 6 . This camera port is the native camera interface of the processor. 1 % 3 K . 3 V . O M A P 3 7 U3 04 _B E A 2 _ A S 2 _ S M _ M M M _ S 1 . 1 % H U B _ 3 V 3 C 4 1 7 .7 K 4 . 1 1 C C C C M A 2 2 O M _ _ _ S S S R_ I O D C O8 A L 3E 0 .D 5 9 5 0 5 0 T T C 1 2 8 C 2 1 3 1 u F . 1 10 uV F . The connector configuration is designed to be compatible with the camera modules from Leopard Imaging. R 1 1 3 2 .20 Camera Port A new addition to the –xM is the camera port. O 1 U6 T V L A. USB cameras may also be used if desired. C N N B 3 V A U X 4 G. 0 6 0 3 Figure 46. O U T L . 0D C _ 5 V 1 I T A F U .C F 3 5 8 BT P I 2 I 2 C C . C .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. S L C E L F 1 D A 5 0 V 4 . 7 u 7 F . Figure 46 is the Camera interface design. but this interface has many HW assisted features and can support camera modules from VGA to 5MP resolutions.X X . S U D X A3 . Camera Port Interface Page 95 of 171 .

20. It is selected by installing either R151 or R154.2 CAM_DIGITAL Power The digital power is a 1. This is used for the internal logic in the camera module. 8.3 CAM_IO Power The I/O power is a 1.20.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The design of the camera interface is described in more detail in the remainder of this section.20.20.1.1. This will set the level of all of the interface signals to the processor.2 Camera I2C Port The processor uses the I2C2 port to communicate to the camera module to set the registers in the device.1 CAM_ANA Power The DC input can be either 5V or 3. Access to this register is via the I2C2 interface on the processor.1 Camera Power There are three main power sources required by the camera module. 8. The default is set at 3.20. If an add-on board is not used. 8.3 Processor Camera Port Interface Table 19 shows the signals that are the interface between the processor and the camera modules.3V. The I/O status of each pin is defined from the perspective of the processor. The power is controlled via the I2C1 interface from the processor by setting the VAUX3 regulator to 1.20. Page 96 of 171 .8V rail that is supplied by the TPS65950.3V and is controlled by turning on and off the USB HUB power rail at U16. There are no pullups on the board for the I2C to prevent conflict with add on boards that do have the pullups.8V. The power is controlled via the I2C1 interface from the processor by setting the VAUX4 regulator to 1.1. the SW will need to enable the internal pullups on the I2C2 signals in order for the interface to work.8V rail that is supplied by the TPS65950. The 5V is on whenever a power source is applied o the board. 8. Each of these are described in the following sections. The power is controlled by setting the LEDA signal on the TPS65950. 8.8V. 8.

the pin should be set up as a GPIO pin. It is provided for future use. All of the current camera modules do not use this signal and this signal has no affect on the operation of the camera modules. Table 19.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The cam_wen signal is labeled as CMOS_OE on the schematic. When used as a reset. Page 97 of 171 . Camera Interface Signals Signal cam_hs cam_vs cam_xclka cam_d0 cam_d1 cam_d2 cam_d3 cam_d4 cam_d5 cam_d6 cam_d7 cam_d8 cam_d9 cam_d10 cam_d11 cam_fld cam_pclk cam_wen Function HS VS Clock Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data Camera Data RESET Pixel Clock Description Camera Horizontal Synchronization Camera Vertical Synchronization Camera Clock Output Camera image data bit 0 Camera image data bit 1 Camera image data bit 2 Camera image data bit 3 Camera image data bit 4 Camera image data bit 5 Camera image data bit 6 Camera image data bit 7 Camera image data bit 8 Camera image data bit 9 Camera image data bit 10 Camera image data bit 11 Camera field identification Camera pixel clock Camera Write Enable I/O I/O I/O O I I I I I I I I I I I I I/O I I Processor A24 C25 AG17 AH17 B24 C24 D24 A25 K28 L28 K27 L27 B25 C26 C23 C27 B23 The cam_fld signal is used as a RESET signal to the camera board.

In order to work with the different modules. In order for the data to be correct. The table covers the currently available camera modules that are compatible with the Beagle –xM. you must take into account the order of the bits. You will notice some of the lettering in red. Resolution Camera Module Part Number Data Width---> PI I/O/ N NAME V 1 D11 I 2 MCLK O 3 D10 I 4 GND PWR 5 D9 I 6 SDATA I/O 7 D8 I 8 SCLK I/O 9 D7 I 10 RESET O 11 D6 I 12 OE O 13 D5 I 14 GND PWR 15 D4 I 16 CAM_IO PWR 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 D3 CAM_IO D2 GND D1 GND D0 CAM_ANA CAM_ANA CAM_ANA PCLK GND HS CAM_DIG I PWR I PWR I PWR I PWR PWR PWR I PWR I PWR Camera Pin Signal Mapping 1.3MP LILBCM1M1 10 D9 MCLK D8 GND D7 SDATA D6 SCLK D5 RESET D4 OE D3 GND D2 CAM_IO D1 CAM_IO D0 GND PULLDOWN GND PULLDOWN CAM_ANA CAM_ANA CAM_ANA PCLK GND HS CAM_DIG 2MP LILBCM2M1 10 D9 MCLK D8 GND D7 SDATA D6 SCLK D5 RESET D4 OE D3 GND D2 CAM_IO D1 CAM_IO D0 GND PULLDOWN GND PULLDOWN CAM_ANA CAM_ANA CAM_ANA PCLK GND HS CAM_DIG 3MP LIBCM3M1 8 D7 MCLK D6 GND D5 SDATA D4 SCLK D3 RESET D2 OE D1 GND D0 CAM_IO PULLDOWN CAM_IO PULLDOWN GND PULLDOWN GND PULLDOWN CAM_ANA CAM_ANA CAM_ANA PCLK GND HS CAM_DIG 5MP LILBCM5M1 12 D11 MCLK D10 GND D9 SDATA D8 SCLK D7 RESET D6 OE D5 GND D4 CAM_IO D3 CAM_IO D2 GND D1 GND D0 CAM_ANA CAM_ANA CAM_ANA PCLK GND HS CAM_DIG VGA LILBCMVGA 10 D9 MCLK D8 GND D7 SDATA D6 SCLK D5 RESET D4 OE D3 GND D2 CAM_IO D1 CAM_IO D0 GND PULLDOWN GND PULLDOWN CAM_ANA CAM_ANA CAM_ANA PCLK GND HS CAM_DIG Page 98 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 20 shows the mapping of the pins on the camera sensors to the pins on the processor. These are signals that are not used by the camera module. Table 20. these signals need to be tied low by enabling the internal pulldown resistors.

Camera Modules Page 99 of 171 .20. It uses the same modules as the LeopardBoard DM355 version. The figure below shows the different modules that can be used. Figure 47.REF: BB_SRM_xM 31 32 33 34 VS CAM_DIG GND GND I PWR PWR PWR BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual VS CAM_DIG GND GND VS CAM_DIG GND GND VS CAM_DIG GND GND Revision A2 VS CAM_DIG GND GND VS CAM_DIG GND GND 8. The part numbers can be found in Table 20.4 Camera Modules The camera module can be purchased from Leopard Imaging or one of their distributors.

The 3MP module is next on the list. Other boards will be added as the SW drivers are completed.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 At this time. It is expected that all of the listed modules will work and no complications are expected as they are all compatible at the hardware level. only the VGA camera board has been confirmed to work on the –xM board. Page 100 of 171 .

1 0 2 3 V 2 _ V + C 1 5 1 0 . 1 u F2 3. This requires that the voltage levels be translated. In this design. This is accomplished by the TXS0102 which is a two-bit noninverting translator that uses two separate configurable powersupply rails. 1 u F C 1 4 9 0 . This allows for low-voltage bidirectional translation between the two voltage nodes. are provided by the processor. D 0 .21 RS232 Port BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 A single RS232 port is provided on the BeagleBoard and provides access to the TX and RX lines of UART3 on the processor. When the output-enable (OE) input is low. 1 0 V . 1 u F 7 3 2 .21. 1 2 0 _4 V C 2 3 2 1 5 0 _5 C 1 1 2 + C 2 + C C 2 2 I N O U N G N D O R C 3 2 T I N E F OO N R P W D R V VC C 2 3 2 1 4 8 _2 C C 1 + 1 + 15 U 9 C 1 4 3 0 . 1 0 V 0 0 . 1 0 V 3 5 4 6E U 1 0 7 C V AC C 8 B B 1 1 B 2 2 G N D 0 1 0 2 D C U I O _ 1 V 8 C U X _ 3 V F . 1 u F . the OE is tied high via a 10K ohm resistor to insure that it is always on. D 0 P N N2 I 1 3I 2 _ P I N 2 2 1 2 3 2 _ P I N 32 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 D S U B 8 V V + 3 2 _ V . 8. all outputs are placed in the high-impedance state. The UART3 function contains a programmable baud generator and a set of fixed dividers that divide the 48-MHz clock input down to the expected baud rate and also supports auto bauding. Page 101 of 171 .3V. 1 2 0 _6 V C 1 1 D 9 R 1 1 2 S N E F O 1 3 U8 T I N A C E 1 0 L I D 1 6 O R R S S 2 3 2 3 R 7 8 2 _ R T 7X 91 2 _R R 8 X0 1 R 8 2 S H 1 0 L 1 F F S H 1 1 L 2 14 6 5 C 2 1 E _ F E M A L E _ S H O R T Figure 48.8V while the transceiver used runs at 3. 1 u F2 3. 1 0 V 3 1 40 6.2 Level Translator All of the I/O levels from the processor are 1.REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. A V C 1 4 70 .21. 1 u F .1 Processor Interface RS232 Interface Design Two lines. 3.3V. UART3_Tx and UART3_Rx. Figure 48 shows the design of the RS232 port.8V and the B port tracks VCCB. 8. The A port tracks VCCA. 1 u 3 3 U U A A R R T 3 _ T X T 3 _ R X R 8 1 1 2 3 0 K 2 O V A A O C 1 2 E U U A A R R T 3 _ T 3 _ T X _ 3 V R X _ 3 V T X S X _ 3 V 3 A U C 0 C 0 . 1.

There is also a single RED LED on the board.21. distance. The charge pump and four small external capacitors allow operation from a single 3-V to 5. including GND). and the loads and drive capability on the other end of the RS232 port.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. one line receiver.4 Connector Access to the RS232 port is through a 9 pin DB9 connector.21. This allows the port to be used for UART based peripheral booting over the port. 8. 8.5-V supply. These devices provide the electrical interface between an asynchronous communication controller and the serial-port connector. A standard male to female straight DB9 cable can be used or a USB to DB9 adapter can be plugged direct into the board. and a dual charge-pump circuit with ±15-kV IEC ESD protection pin to pin (serial-port connection pins.3V rail and is active at power up.22 Indicators There are five green indicators on the BeagleBoard: o o o o o Power PMU_STAT USER0 USER1 HUB Power All of the green LEDs are programmable under software control. P9. your results may vary based on cabling. Figure 49 shows the connection of all of these indicators.3 RS232 Transceiver The RS232 transceiver used is the SN65C322 which consists of one line driver. The SN65C3221 operates at data signaling rates up to 1 Mbit/s and a driver output slew rate of 24 V/ms to 150 V/ms. Page 102 of 171 . The transceiver is powered from the 3. This is new on the –xM version and replaces the 10 pin header. Turning on this LED is not something that a person should try to do as it indicates that the user is not paying attention and has plugged in a potentially damaging power supply into the power jack. While the processor can easily drive a 1Mbit/S rate.

B. The PWM is programmable. 8.3V rail supply and ground. is used to drive an LED that is connected to the VBAT rail through a resistor. 1 A T L T S T . 0 6 0 3 3 Revision A2 D C _ U S B L T S 6 V R 8 B 3 0 A C T I V E T .2 PMU Status Indicator This output is driven from the TPS65950 using the LED. 2 K R 1 1 3 3 2 . By default this is always disabled on power up. LED. The TPS65950 provides LED driver circuitry to power two LED circuits that can provide user indicators.B output. 6 . 8. duty cycle based on a nominal 4-Hz cycle which is 7 15 10k 47k P O W E R R 3 3 N 1 0 2 U 10k 47k 5 Q 1 B S E L 7 RT S 1 T . D5. 50 mA.22.22. Software does have the ability to turn off this regulator and thereby turning off the LED. 1 %D % 1 4 H U B C 4 _ 3 1 . M . The second driver. P R 3 3 1 1 6 1 2L E D G N G P I O . 4 K .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual 5 V _ 2 1 3 U S U I N S G H N T L 1 B 1 6 O G D D A 9 U N D 6 4 T 6 D 5 J 3 A U 1 6 _ RF B 1 1 1 5 6 .1 Power Indicator 1 Indicator Design This indicator.C 1 9 0 G K T GRN L D 0 6 D O C K _ E R 1 3 R N 1 9 0 7 S S K W 2 1 T _ 4 G N D PPAD VO LTER R _R 1 5 4 D C _ I N 5 6 1 Q R R 0 2 N A 1 2 1 U 4 5 2 V S G D E 1 9 D N R S SE E D S 3 N 8 C 0 3 1 3 G 1 5 T V R 1 3 0 1 0 K V O L T _ E R R 1 9 0 7 O L T D 2E T N T P Figure 49.C 1 9 0 G K T GRN V L B A T S T T . 7 7 u V 7 F .C 5 T P 0 C E 1 P GRN 10k 47k Page 103 of 171 . Indicator D5 does not indicate which power source is being used to supply the main power to the board but only that it is active. The PWM inside the TPS65950 can be used to alter the brightness of the LED if desired or it can be turned on or off by the processor using the I2C bus.C K T 3 2 S S W W _ _ I N S I N S S 1 3 O1 U 2 O U 1 4 L D 1 P G D C _ I N D 1 3 L T S T . register-controlled. connects from the 3. 3 V . 1 .C G R N 1 D9 0 1 G2 K T R 6 4 3 3 0G F F N 1 5 1 5L L U 7 E E AT P D D B A S 6 / V / V 5 I B I B D 9 5 R R 0 A A . Each LED circuit is independently controllable for basic power (on/off) control and illumination level (using PWM). It indicates that the entire power path is supplying the power to the board. The first circuit can provide up to 160 mA and the second.C 1 9 0 G V K B T A T 1 U V B A 1 T 9 0 G 1 8 V I O _ 1 V 8 4 1 0 K 6 U L D 2 O _ L I ND L D N L D W W W N S W W P O O A O _ _ _ P _ D _ _ P _ 1 L 0 D A U N T X _ 3 V 3 G R N R 6 3 Q R 1 N 9 A 1 9 R 0 7 4 0 3 3 D0 3 3 0 D U 4 PB G G P P r o c I O I O e o r A A 92 _W 1 4 9 8 _ 1 5 0 s s U 6 1 1 O U 9 J 8 P G T T S E R 0 G R N 6 A S 2 N 7 4 L V C 2 G D 5 L T S 5 T .

is turned on whenever the USB HUB power is active. 8.4 HUB Power Indicator The HUB power LED. D14. TPS3803.5 Overvoltage Indicators The Over Voltage LED. D13.3V. This output is driven from the TPS65950 using the LED. A logic level of 1 will turn the LED on. 8. The detection circuit.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 derived from an internal 32-kHz clock. The processor can control the LED by communicating via the I2C to the TPS65950.3 User Indicators There are two user LEDs. The output level of the processor is 1. D6 and D7. These can be used for any purpose by the software. A transistor pair. It is possible to set the LED to flash automatically without software control if desired.8V and the current sink capability is not enough to drive an LED with any level of brightness. Page 104 of 171 . 8.22.22.A output. turns on whenever the DC voltage exceeds 5.22. that can be driven directly from a GPIO pin on the processor. RN1907 is used to drive the LEDs from the VBAT rail. turns on the LED.

8. Table 21.8V level. 1 u 2 4 8 1 1 1 P 2 4 0 8 2 1 4 1 1 H 0 2 1 4 1 D 1 3 5 7 9 3 1 3 5 7 9 1 1 1 3 2 J J J J J J x 7 J J R 3 1 1 0 K T A G _ n T R T A S T G T T T T T A T A A A A A G G G G G G _ _ _ _ _ _ 1 3 T D O R T C T C K E M U R _ E 1 1 1 1 1 K 0 M U 1 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T M T D S I K K K K K K K R R R R R R R F .23. 1 0 V 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 P r o 1 9 1 J7 T 1 J8 T 2 J0 T 1 J3 T 1 J2 T 1 J1 T 1 J0 T J T c A A A A A A A A e G G G G G G G G s U s 4o B r _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ T n T T T R E E D O T R S T M S D I C K T C K M U 0 M U 1 Figure 50.1 Processor Interface JTAG Interface The JTAG interface connects directly to the OMAP processor.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.23 JTAG A JTAG header is provided to allow for advanced debugging on the BeagleBoard by using a JTAG based debugger. All signals are a 1. JTAG Signals Signal JTAG_TMS JTAG_TDI JTAG_TDO JTAG_RTCK JTAG_TCK JTAG_nTRST JTAG_EMU0 JTAG_EMU1 Description Test mode select Test data input Test Data Output ARM Clock Emulation Test Clock Test reset Test emulation 0 Test emulation 1 I/O I/O I O O I I I/O I/O Page 105 of 171 . Figure 50 shows the interconnection to the processor. Table 21 describes the signals on the JTAG connector. V V I O _ 1 V 8 I O _ 1 V 8 C 8 0 .

REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. DC_5V Processor U3B McBSP3_DX McBSP3_CLKX McBSP3_FSX McBSP3_DR McBSP1_DX McBSP1_CLKX McBSP1_FSX McBSP1_DR McBSP1_CLKR McBSP1_FSR I2C2_SCL I2C2_SDA AB26 AA25 AE5 AE6 V21 W21 K26 U21 Y21 AA21 AF15 AE15 UART2_CTS MCBSP3_CLKX MCBSP3_FSX MCBSP3_DR MCBSP1_DX MCBSP1_CLKX MCBSP1_FSX MCBSP1_DR MCBSP1_CLKR MCBSP1_FSR I2C2_SCL nRESET 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 J3 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 VIO_1V8 U3A MMC2_DAT7 MMC2_DAT6 MMC2_DAT5 MMC2_DAT4 MMC2_DAT3 MMC2_DAT2 MMC2_DAT1 MMC2_DAT0 MMC2_CMD MMC2_CLKO I2C2_SDA nUSB_DC_EN AE3 AF3 AH3 AE4 AF4 AG4 AH4 AH5 AG5 AE2 Processor MMC2_DAT7 MMC2_DAT6 MMC2_DAT5 MMC2_DAT4 MMC2_DAT3 MMC2_DAT2 MMC2_DAT1 MMC2_DAT0 MMC2_CMD MMC2_CLK To the Reset circuitry HEADER 14X2 To the power circuitry Figure 51.8V.24 Main Expansion Header The expansion header is provided to allow a limited number of functions to be added to the BeagleBoard via the addition of a daughtercard. Contact your emulator supplier for further information or if an adapter is needed. All JTAG emulator modules should be able to support this interface. Exposure of these signals to a higher voltage will result in damage to the board and a voiding of the warranty. Main Expansion Header Processor Connections CAUTION: The voltage levels on the expansion header are 1. 8. multiple signals can be connected to certain pins to add additional options as it pertains to the signal available.24. Following is the legend for Table 22. Table 22 shows all of the signals that are on the expansion header. 8.23. Figure 51 is the design of the expansion connector and the interfaces to the processor. Page 106 of 171 . Each pin can be set individually for a different mux mode. As the processor has a multiplexing feature.1 Processor Interface The main purpose of the expansion connector is to route additional signals from the processor. This allows any of the listed mux modes to be set on a pin by pin basis by writing to the pin mux register in software.2 JTAG Connector BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The JTAG interface uses a 14 pin connector.

Access to these other pins is not provided on the expansion connector. EXP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Processor 0 Expansion Connector Signals 1 2 VIO_1V8 DC_5V * GPT9_PWMEVT * GPT11_PWMEVT * X X GPT10_PWMEVT X McBSP3_DX X McBSP3_CLKX X McBSP3_FSX X McBSP3_DR X X X * X X REGEN Nreset GND GND 3 4 5 6 7 AE3 AB26 AF3 AA25 AH3 AE5 AE4 AB25 AF4 V21 AG4 W21 AH4 K26 AH5 U21 AG5 Y21 AE2 AA21 AE15 AF15 25 26 27 28 MMC2_DAT7 UART2_CTS MMC2_DAT6 UART2_TX MMC2_DAT5 McBSP3_FSX MMC2_DAT4 UART2_RTS MMC2_DAT3 McBSP1_DX MMC2_DAT2 McBSP1_CLK X MMC2_DAT1 McBSP1_FSX MMC2_DAT0 McBSP1_DR MMC2_CMD McBSP1_CLK R MMC2_CLKO McBSP1_FSR I2C2_SDA I2C2_SCL * McBSP3_DX * McBSP3_CLKX * UART2_RX * McBSP3_DR McSPI3_CS0 McSPI4_SIMO McSPI3_CS1 X X McSPI4_CS0 McSPI3_SOMI McSPI4_SOMI McSPI3_SIMO McSPI4_CLK McSPI3_CLK X X X * X * X * X * X X X X X X x X X X X X Z X X GPIO_139 GPIO_144 GPIO_138 GPIO_146 GPIO_137 GPIO_143 GPIO_136 GPIO_145 GPIO_135 GPIO_158 GPIO_134 GPIO_162 GPIO_133 GPIO_161 GPIO_132 GPIO_159 GPIO_131 GPIO_156 GPIO_130 GPIO_157 GPIO_183 GPIO_168 * X * X * * X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X * X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Page 107 of 171 . The second column is the pin number of the processor. The columns labeled 0-7 represent each of the pin mux modes for that pin.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 X= there is no signal connected when this mode is selected Z= this is the safe mode meaning neither input to output. By setting this value in the control register. Table 22. These setting are on a pin by pin basis. This is the default mode on power up. *= this indicates that there is a signal connected when this mode is selected. Any pin can be set with the mux register setting. this signal will be routed to the corresponding pin of the expansion connector. The first column is the pin number of the expansion connector. and the applicable signal will be routed to the pin on the expansion connector. but it has no useful purpose without other pins being available.

data pin 5. data pin 3.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. Signal MMC2_DAT7 MMC2_DAT6 MMC2_DAT5 MMC2_DAT4 MMC2_DAT3 MMC2_DAT2 MMC2_DAT1 MMC2_DAT0 MMC2_CMD MMC_CLKO McBSP1_DR McBSP1_CLK S McBSP1_FSR McBSP1_DX McBSP1_CLK X McBSP1_FSX McBSP1_CLK R I2C2_SDA I2C2_SCL McBSP3_DR McBSP3_DX McBSP3_CLK X McBSP3_FSX GPIO_130 GPIO_131 GPIO_132 SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC SD/MMC Expansion Connector Signal Groups Description SD/MMC Port 2 data pin 7. McBSP Port 1 I/ O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O O I N/ A I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O IO D IO D I I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O EX P 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 18 N/A 22 12 14 16 20 23 24 10. data pin 1.24.1 2 6. GP Input/Output pin. command signal. Whether or not the signals you need are all available. data pin 4. all of the signals are available. data pin 0. GP Input/Output pin. clock signal. Can be used as an interrupt pin.1 4 8. Only one signal per pin is available at any one time. Page 108 of 171 . They are grouped by functions in Table 23 along with a description of each signal and the MUX setting to activate the pin. depends on the muxing function on a per-pin basis. I2C clock line McBSP Port 3 Multi channel buffered serial port receive Multi channel buffered serial port transmit Multi channel buffered serial port receive clock Multi channel buffered serial port frame sync transmit General Purpose I/O Pins GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. If you use these signals in their respective groups and that is the only function you use.2 Expansion Signals This section provides more detail on each of the signals available on the expansion connector. 18 4. Table 23.1 6 21 19 17 OM AP AE3 AF3 AH3 AE4 AF4 AG4 AH4 AH5 AG5 AE2 M ux 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Multi channel buffered serial port receive ------------------------------------------------------------------------Multi channel buffered serial port transmit frame sync RCV Multi channel buffered serial port transmit Multi channel buffered serial port transmit clock Multi channel buffered serial port transmit frame sync XMT Multi channel buffered serial port receive clock I2C Port 2 I2C data line. data pin 6. data pin 2. Can be used as an interrupt pin.

Can be used as an interrupt pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. McSPI Port 3 Multi channel SPI chip select 0 Multi channel SPI chip select 1 Multi channel SPI slave in master out Multi channel SPI slave out master in Multi channel SPI clock McSPI Port 4 Multi channel SPI slave in master out Multi channel SPI slave out master in Multi channel SPI chip select 0 Multi channel SPI clock UART Port 2 UART clear to send. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. UART request to send UART receive UART transmit GPT PWM PWM or event for GP timer 9 PWM or event for GP timer 11 PWM or event for GP timer 10 Page 109 of 171 . GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin.REF: BB_SRM_xM GPIO_133 GPIO_134 GPIO_135 GPIO_136 GPIO_137 GPIO_138 GPIO_139 GPIO_143 GPIO_144 GPIO_145 GPIO_146 GPIO_156 GPIO_158 GPIO_159 GPIO_161 GPIO_162 GPIO_168 GPIO_183 McSPI3_CS0 McSPI3_CS1 McSPI3_SIM O McSPI3_SOM I McSPI3_CLK McSPI4_SIM O McSPI4_SOM I McSPI4_CS0 McSPI4_CLK UART2_CTS UART2_RTS UART2_RX UART2_TX GPT9_PWME VT GPT11_PWM EVT GPT10_PWM EVT BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O O O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/) O I/O I/O O I O O O O 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 8 4 10 6 20 12 18 16 14 24 23 11 13 19 17 21 12 18 16 20 4 10 8 6 4 10 8 Revision A2 GP Input/Output pin. GP Input/Output pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin. Can be used as an interrupt pin.

an additional delay may be needed to be added before the circuitry is activated. The purpose of this signal is to provide a means to control power circuitry on the expansion card to turn on and off the voltages. When the board powers up.4 Reset The nRESET signal is the main board reset signal. The first is the VIO_1. It is not intended to power a lot of circuitry on the expansion board. 8. they can also be used for other functions on the board based on the pin mux setting of each pin. All signals from the BeagleBoard are at 1.24. 8.24. The same restriction exits on this rail as mentioned in the USB section. 8.8V rail which is supplied by the TPS65950.5 Power Control There is an additional open-drain signal on the connector called REGEN.25 LCD Expansion Header If you choose not to use the LCD headers for access to the LCD signals or for the DVI-D interface.3 Power BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The expansion connector provides two power rails. The MUX: column indicates which MUX mode must be set for each pin to make the respective signals accessible on the pins of the processor. This signal is a 1. This insures that the power on the expansion board is turned on at the appropriate time. Refer to the processor and TPS65950 documentation for more information. The other rail is the DC_5V. The amount of available power to an expansion board depends on the available power from the DC supply or the USB supply from the PC. this signal will act as an input to reset circuitry on the expansion board. a system reset can be generated by the expansion board by taking this signal low. Table 24 shows the options for P11 and Table 25 shows the options for P135. This rail is limited in the current it can supply from the TPS65950 and what remains from the current consumed by the BeagleBoard and is intended to be used to provide a rail for voltage level conversion only. P11 GPIO Signals MUX:0 DATA1 DATA0 DATA3 DATA2 Pin# 3 4 5 6 Signal DVI_DATA1 DVI_DATA0 DVI_DATA3 DVI_DATA2 MUX:2 UART1_RTS UART1_CTS - MUX:4 GPIO71 GPIO70 GPIO73 GPIO72 Page 110 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM 8. After power up.8V.8V level signal.24. Table 24. Depending on what circuitry is provided on the expansion board.

REF: BB_SRM_xM 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual DVI_DATA5 DVI_DATA4 DVI_DATA12 DVI_DATA10 DVI_DATA23 DVI_DATA14 DVI_DATA19 DVI_DATA22 I2C3_SDA DVI_DATA11 DVI_VSYNC DVI_PUP DATA5 DATA4 DATA12 DATA10 DATA23 DATA14 DATA19 DATA22 I2C3_SDA DATA11 VSYNC DVI_PUP UART3_TX UART3_RX McSPI3_SIMO McSPI3_CS1 - Revision A2 GPIO75 GPIO74 GPIO82 GPIO79 GPIO93 GPIO84 GPIO89 GPIO92 GPIO81 GPIO68 - Table 25. P13 GPIO Signals MUX:0 DATA20 DATA21 DATA17 DATA18 DATA15 DATA16 DATA7 DATA13 DATA8 DATA9 I2C3_SCL DATA6 PCLK DEN HSYNC Pin# 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Signal DVI_DATA20 DVI_DATA21 DVI_DATA17 DVI_DATA18 DVI_DATA15 DVI_DATA16 DVI_DATA7 DVI_DATA13 DVI_DATA8 NC DVI_DATA9 I2C3_SCL DVI_DATA6 DVI_CLK+ DVI_DEN DVI_HSYNC MUX:2 McSPI3_SOMI McSPI3_CS0 McSPI3_CLK UART1_RX UART1_TX - MUX:4 GPIO90 GPIO91 GPIO87 GPIO88 GPIO85 GPIO86 GPIO77 GPIO83 GPIO78 GPIO79 GPIO_76 GPIO66 GPIO69 GPIO67 Page 111 of 171 .

26 Auxiliary Expansion Header New to the –xM version is the addition of expansion header called the Auxiliary Expansion Header. Table 26. PI N 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 SIGNAL PRO C 0 P13 Auxiliary Expansion Signals 1 2 3 4 5 VIO_1V8 VMMC2 MMC3_DA HSUSB1_D T2 6 MMC3_DA HSUSB1_D T7 3 MMC3_DA HSUSB_D7 T3 HSUSB1_D 2 HSUSB1_D 1 MMC3_DA HSUSB1_D T1 5 MMC3_DA HSUSB1_N T5 XT MMC3_DA HSUSB1_D T4 0 MMC3_DA HSUSB1_D T0 4 MMC3_CM HSUSB1_C D LK MMC3_DA HSUSB1_D T6 IT MMC3_CL HSUSB1_S K TP GPT11_PW M AUX_ADC PWR_CNTRL GND GND MMC3_DA T2 MMC3_DA T7 MMC3_DA T3 GPIO_16 GPIO_15 MMC3_DA T1 MMC3_DA T5 MMC3_DA T4 MMC3_DA T0 MMC3_CM D MMC3_DA T6 MMC3_CL K HDQ DMAREQ3 AUX_DC PWR_CNT RL AF13 AH1 4 AE13 AH1 2 AG1 2 AH9 AG9 AF11 AE11 AE10 AF9 AF10 J25 P8 ETK_D6 ETK_D7 ETK_D3 ETK_D2 ETK_D1 ETK_D5 ETK_D9 ETK_D0 ETK_D4 ETK_CTL ETK_D8 ETK_CLK HDQ MCBSP5_DX MCSPI3_CS1 MCSPI3_CLK MCSPI3_CS0 MCBSPI3_SO MI MCBSP5_FSX SERCURE_IN D MCSPI3_SIM O MCBSP5_DR GPIO_20 GPIO_21 GPIO_17 GPIO_16 GPIO_15 GPIO_19 GPIO_23 GPIO_14 GPIO_18 GPIO_13 GPIO_22 GPIO_12 GPIO_17 0 GPIO_57 MM1_RXDP MM1_RX MM1_RXRC V MM1_TXDA T MM1_TXSE 0 MM1_TXEN _N DRM_SECUR E MCBSP5_CL KX SYS_ALTCLK DMAREQ3 The following sections provide a brief description of the functions of the pins available. please refer to the datasheet or Technical Reference Manuals. Only one signal can be used per pin at one time based on the setting of the pin mux registers in the processor. In order to access other signals on these pins. As is the case with many of the signals on the various connectors. 8. For a more complete description. Not all of these signals can be used at the same time.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8.26. Make sure that you set the correct mux mode when using these signals for their various configurations.1 MCBSP5 Signals Page 112 of 171 . Table 26 below is the pin out of the MMC Connector. the pin muxing register will need to be set as needed on a per pin basis. these pins have multiple functions mapped per pin.

PIN 3 4 5 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 SIGNAL MMC3_DAT2 MMC3_DAT7 MMC3_DAT3 MMC3_DAT1 MMC3_DAT5 MMC3_DAT4 MMC3_DAT0 MMC3_CMD MMC3_DAT6 MMC3_CLK P13 MMC3 Expansion Signals I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O O I/O O PROC AF13 AH14 AE13 AH9 AG9 AF11 AE11 AE10 AF9 AF10DESCRIPTION Bidirectional data pin.8V. Table 28 is a description of these signals. Table 27.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Access to McBSP5 is provided as an option on the connector. Bidirectional data pin. they must be in Mux mode 2. Clock This interface could also be used to communicate to an FPGA or a WLAN device that uses the SDIO style interface. PIN 3 8 11 14 SIGNAL MCBSP5_DX MCBSP5_FSX MCBSP5_DR MCBSP5_CLKX P13 McBSP5 Expansion Signals I/O O O I O DESCRIPTION Transmitted Data Frame Sync Received Data Serial Clock PROC PINS AF13 AH9 AE11 AF10- 8. Table 28. Bidirectional data pin. please refer to the processor Technical reference Manual. Table 27 below shows the pins that the McBSP5 interface appears on. Bidirectional data pin. then a level shifter will be required. 8. Command indicator signal Bidirectional data pin. Bidirectional data pin. Page 113 of 171 . For more information on the use of these signals. so if you plan to use the signals as an SD/MMC interface. Table 29 has the signals for the ETK interface that are provided. Bidirectional data pin. All of these signals are 1.2 MMC3 Signals These signals can be used to provide an additional SD/MMC interface on an expansion board.26. In order to access these signals. the mux mode for each pin must be set to 1. In order to se these signals.26.3 ETK Signals The ETK signals can be used to provide additional debugging information. Bidirectional data pin.

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This can be used for things such as the GPTIMERS. the pin mux must be set to Mode 3.6 HDQ 1-Wire The HDQ/1-Wire module implements the hardware protocol of the master functions of the Benchmarq HDQ and the Dallas Semiconductor 1-Wire® protocols. but a different port.26. 8.4 HSUSB1 Signals These signals are the other High Speed USB port found on the processor.5 Alternate Clock The SYS_ALTCLK signal can be used to provide an alternate system clock into the processor. These protocols use a single wire for communication between the master (HDQ/1-Wire controller) and the slaves (HDQ/1-Wire external compliant devices). Page 117 of 171 . USB. In order for these pins to be used. Table 30.26.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. Table 30 gives the signals that are used for this interface. It is the same interface that is used to communicate to the UBS PHY on the board. PIN 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 P13 High Speed USB Expansion Signals I/0 I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I I/O I/O O I O PROC AF13 AH14 AE13 AH12 AG12 AH9 AG9 AF11 AE11 AE10 AF9 AF10DESCRIPTION Bidirectional Data Bidirectional Data Bidirectional Data Bidirectional Data Bidirectional Data Bidirectional Data Next signal Bidirectional Data Bidirectional Data 60MHZ Clock output Data direction signal Stop signal SIGNAL HSUSB1_D6 HSUSB1_D3 HSUSB_D7 HSUSB1_D2 HSUSB1_D1 HSUSB1_D5 HSUSB1_NXT HSUSB1_D0 HSUSB1_D4 HSUSB1_CLK HSUSB1_DIR HSUSB1_STP 8. or as a clock for the NTSC/PAL S-Video output.26.

9 DMAREQ Page 118 of 171 .26.8 GPIO Signals Most of the signals can also be configured as either inputs or outputs from the processor.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 8. 8. Table 31. Table 31 shows the GPIO pin options that can be used on each pin of the connector.26.26. This pin is labeled AUX_ADC and connects to the ADCIN6 pin of the TPS65950 and can be controlled and read by the processor using the I2C1 interface. PIN 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 SIGNAL GPIO_20 GPIO_21 GPIO_17 GPIO_16 GPIO_15 GPIO_19 GPIO_23 GPIO_14 GPIO_18 GPIO_13 GPIO_22 GPIO_12 GPIO_170 GPIO_57 P13 Auxiliary GPIO Signals I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O PROC AF13 AH14 AE13 AH12 AG12 AH9 AG9 AF11 AE11 AE10 AF9 AF10J25 P8 DESCRIPTION General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output General Purpose Input/Output 8. There are voltage level restrictions to this pin. so refer to the TPS65950 documentation before using this pin.7 ADC There is one A to D converter pin provided on the Auxiliary Expansion Header.

8.2 Page 119 of 171 .27 Audio Expansion Header Also new to the –xM is the addition of the Audio Header that provides access to the McBSP2 bus that connects to the TPS65950.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Pin 16 of the expansion connector can also be configured for a DMAREQ pin. refer to Section 8. For further information on these signals. Refer to the processor Technical Reference Manual for more information on how to use this signal.16. This is the primary audio bus for the processor.

1 Power Connector Figure 52 is a picture of the BeagleBoard power connector with the pins identified. Page 120 of 171 .1mm center hot connector with a 5.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 9. Figure 52. Power Connector The supply must be at least 1A with a maximum of 3A. The supply must have a 2. If the expansion connector is used. 9.5mm outside diameter. more power will be required depending on the load of the devices connected to the expansion connector. THERE ARE NO CABLES SUPPLIED WITH THE BEAGLEBOARD.0 Connector Pinouts and Cables This section provides a definition of the pinouts and cables to be used with all of the connectors and headers on the BeagleBoard.

2 USB OTG BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 53 is a picture of the BeagleBoard USB OTG connector with the pins identified. Figure 53.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Figure 54. OTG Host Shorting Pads Page 121 of 171 . to convert the OTG port to a Host mode are found in Figure 54. USB OTG Connector The shorting pads. J1.

REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Figure 55.3 S-Video BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 55 is the S-Video connector on the BeagleBoard. S-Video Connector Page 122 of 171 .

Figure 56. Table 32. DVI-D Connector Table 32 is the pin numbering of the two ends of the cable as it relates to the signals used in the DVI-D interface itself.4 DVI-D BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 56 is the pinout of the DVI-D connector on BeagleBoard. SIGNAL DATA 2DATA 2+ SHIELD DVI-D to HDMI Cable DVI-D PIN# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DVI-D PIN# 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 HDMI PIN# 3 1 2 DDS CLOCK DDS DATA DATA 1DATA 1+ SHIELD 15 16 6 4 5 5V GROUND (5V) DATA 0SIGNAL DATA 0+ SHIELD 18 17 9 DVI-D PIN# 7 5 CLOCK+ CLOCK- 10 12 Page 123 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM 9.

PLUG IN THE CABLE TO THE DISPLAY AND THEN POWER ON THE BEAGLEBOARD. It should also be noted that no audio will be provided over this interface. Figure 57. the HDMI to HDMI connector could be used to connect direct to a monitor equipped with a HDMI port.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 DO NOT PLUG IN THE DVI-D CONNECTOR TO A DISPLAY WITH THE BEAGLEBAORD POWERED ON. Figure 57 is one of the cables that can be used to connect to an LCD monitor. DVI-D Cable A standard HDMI cable may be used as well as long as it is used with an adapter if you are connecting to a monitor via the DVI-D port. Page 124 of 171 . the BeagleBoard may not work if the display timing is not accepted by the display. DVI-D Cable In some cases. Figure 58 shows this configuration. Figure 58. It some cases.

5. P11 LCD Signals I/O PWR PWR O O O O O O O O O O O O I/O O O O PWR PWR Pin# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Signal DC_5V DC_5V DVI_DATA1 DVI_DATA0 DVI_DATA3 DVI_DATA2 DVI_DATA5 DVI_DATA4 DVI_DATA12 DVI_DATA10 DVI_DATA23 DVI_DATA14 DVI_DATA19 DVI_DATA22 I2C3_SDA DVI_DATA11 DVI_VSYNC DVI_PUP GND GND Description DC rail from the Main DC supply DC rail from the Main DC supply LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit I2C3 Data Line LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Vertical Sync Signal Control signal for the DVI controller. DVI is enabled.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Ground bus Ground bus Page 125 of 171 .8V with the exception of DVI_PUP signal which is 3. This provides the ability to create adapters for such things as different LCD panels.5 LCD BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 This section covers the pair of headers that provide access to the raw 1. Can be used to activate circuitry on adapter board if desired. All signal levels are 1. When Hi. etc.1 Connector Pinout The Table 33 and 34 define the pinout of the LCD connectors. LVDS interfaces. 9.3V. Table 33.8V DSS signals from the processor.

3V VIO_1V8 DVI_DATA20 DVI_DATA21 DVI_DATA17 DVI_DATA18 DVI_DATA15 DVI_DATA16 DVI_DATA7 DVI_DATA13 DVI_DATA8 NC DVI_DATA9 I2C3_SCL DVI_DATA6 DVI_CLK+ DVI_DEN DVI_HSYNC GND GND Description 3. LCD Expansion Connector Pins Page 126 of 171 . LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit LCD Pixel Data bit No connect LCD Pixel Data bit I2C3 Clock Line LCD Pixel Data bit DVI Clock Data Enable Horizontal Sync Ground bus Ground bus I/O O O O O PWR PWR Figure 59 shows where pins 1 and 2 are located on each connector. P13 LCD Signals I/O PWR PWR O O O O O O O O O Revision A2 Pin# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Signal 3.8V buffer reference rail.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Table 34. The top side pins make for convenient test points if needed. front and back sides shown.3V reference rail 1. Figure 59.

Figure 60 shows the pin number and location of the camera connector.8V core voltage Camera Data 3 Camera 2. P10 Camera Signals I/O I O I PWR I I I/O I I I I I PWR I PWR I PWR I PWR I PWR I PWR PWR PWR I PWR I PWR I PWR PWR PWR Pin# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Signal CAM_D11 CAM_CLKA CAM_D10 GND CAM_D9 I2C_SCL CAM_D8 I2C_SCL CAM_D7 CAM_FLD CAM_D6 CAM_WEN CAM_D5 GND CAM_D4 CAM_2V8 CAM_D3 CAM_2V8 CAM_D2 GND CAM_D1 GND CAM_D0 DC_5V DC_5V DC_5V CAM_PCLK GND CAM_HS CAM_1V8 CAM_VS CAM_1V8 GND GND Description Camera Data 11 Camera main clock Camera Data 10 Ground Camera Data 9 Camera control data Camera Data 8 Camera control clock Camera Data 7 Camera Reset Camera Data 6 Camera Output enable Camera Data 5 Ground Camera Data 4 Camera 2. Table 35.8V core voltage Camera Data 2 Ground Camera Data 1 Ground Camera Data 0 5V supply 5V supply 5V supply Camera Pixel Clock Ground Camera Horizontal Sync 1.8V IO rail Camera vertical Sync 1.2 Camera BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 35 is the pinout of the camera connector on the board.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9.8V IO rail Ground Ground Page 127 of 171 .5.

Camera Module Page 128 of 171 . Camera Connector Figure 61 is the front of the camera module. Figure 61.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 60. The camera module is not supplied with the BeagleBoard. The camera should face to the edge of the board (Left) when installed.

Figure 62. P10 McBSP2 Signals I/O O O I O Pin# 1 2 3 4 Signal McBSP2_DX McBSP2_FSX McBSP2_DR McBSP2_CLKX Description Transmit Out Frame Sync Receive In Clock Figure 62 is the pin number location of P10.3 Audio McBSP2 Port BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 New to the –xM version is the addition of a four pin connector that provides access to the McBSP2 audio serial interface. McBSP is the most desirable due its large buffers.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9.5. While other McBSP ports can be used for audio. Table 36 is the pin out of the connector. McBSP Audio Connector Page 129 of 171 . Table 36.

MMC interface data pin.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. MMC interface data pin.5. Auxiliary Access Connector Page 130 of 171 . Configurable via SW. MMC interface data pin. Table 37. MMC interface data pin.4 Auxiliary Access Header BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 37 gives the signal names of the pins on the Auxiliary Access Connector. General purpose I/O pin General purpose I/O pin MMC interface data pin. MMC CMD signal pin MMC interface data pin. P17 Auxiliary Access Signals I/O PWR PWR I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O I/O O I/O O I/O I/O I I PWR PWR Pin# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Signal VIO_1V8 VMMC2 MMC3_DAT2 MMC_DAT7 MMC3_DAT3 GPIO_16 GPIO_15 MMC3_DAT MMC_DAT5 MMC3_DAT4 MMC_DAT0 MMC3_CMD MMC_DAT6 MMC3_CLK HDQ DMAREQ3 AUX_ADC PWR_CNTRL GND GND Description 1. MMC interface data pin. MMC clock pin I-wire interface pin DMA request input pin ADC on TPS65950 Control pin for on/off button to the TPS65950 Figure 63 shows the location of P17.85V to 3. MMC interface data pin. Figure 63.8V IO Rail 1.15V Rail.

It is strongly recommended that the CAD data be used in order to determine their location exact.52 0.56 0.83 Page 131 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Figure 64.118 2.296 7.99 0.085 27.190 4. Connector Dimensions Dimension A B C D Inches Millimeters 1.5 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 LCD and Expansion Measurements Figure 64 provides some of the dimensions that can assist in the location of the LCD headers.5. Top Mount LCD Adapter Table 38. Table 38 provides the values for each lettered dimension.

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8V.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Figure 65 shows the board being mounted under the BeagleBoard.5. It will require that they be buffered in order to drive other voltage levels. BeagleBoard Buffer Logic LCD Connector Adapter Figure 65.6 Mounting Scenarios BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 This section provides a few possible mounting scenarios for the LCD connectors. It should be noted that the voltage level of these signals are 1. Bottom Mount LCD Adapter Page 133 of 171 .

REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Audio In Plug Figure 67 is the actual connector used on the BeagleBoard. Figure 66.6 Audio Connections BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 66 is the audio input jack required to connect to the BeagleBoard. Audio In Connector Page 134 of 171 . Figure 67.

Figure 68. Figure 69.7 Audio Out BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 68 is the audio out jack required to connect to the BeagleBoard.REF: BB_SRM_xM 9. Audio Out Connector Page 135 of 171 . Audio Out Plug Figure 69 is the actual connector used on the BeagleBoard.

JTAG Signals Pin 1 3 7 9 11 2 13 14 5 4. Figure 70.8V signals for use on the BeagleBoard. Table 39. JTAG Connector Pinout Table 39 gives a definition of each of the signals on the JTAG header.8. The JTAG emulator must support 1.14 Signal JTAG_TMS JTAG_TDI JTAG_TDO JTAG_RTCK JTAG_TCK JTAG_nTRST JTAG_EMU0 JTAG_EMU1 VIO GND Description Test mode select Test data input Test Data Output ARM Clock Emulation Test Clock Test reset Test emulation 0 Test emulation 1 Voltage pin Ground I/O I/O I O O I I I/O I/O PWR PWR All of the signals are 1.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 9. Page 136 of 171 .12.10.8V only.8 JTAG Figure 70 is the JTAG connector pin out showing the pin numbering.

C4 Figure 72. then a 20 pin to 14 pin adapter must be used. JTAG 14 to 20 Pin Adapter Figure 72 shows how the JTAG cable is to be routed when connected to the BeagleBoard. You may also use emulators that are either equipped with a 14 pin connector or are universal in nature. Figure 71 shows an example of a 14 pin to 20 pin adapter.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 If a 20 pin connector is provided on the JTAG emulator. JTAG Connector Pinout Page 137 of 171 . Figure 71.

This is a Lithium Rechargeable Battery with a 1mAH capacity. Figure 73 is a picture of the battery.9. Page 138 of 171 . BATTERY INSTALLATION IS THE SOLE RESPONSABILTY OF THE USER. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE BOARD. INSTALLATION OF THE BATTERY BY THE USER IS AT THEIR OWN RISK. THIS DAMAGE IS NOT COVERED UNDER THE WARRANTY.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 9. Figure 73. 9.1 Battery Installation Battery The board was designed to use the MS412FE-FL26E battery from Seiko Instruments. It is also possible that the user may choose to install a higher capacity Lithium battery.2 Battery Installation Optional Battery THE FOLLOWING STRUCTIONS ASSUME THE USER HAS PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH BATTERIES.9 9.9.

Remove R65 from the board as shown on Figure 73. 1) 2) 3) 4) Remove all cables from the board.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 74. Page 139 of 171 . Resistor R65 Following are the steps required to install the battery. Optional Battery Location Figure 75. locate the positive (+) lead of the battery. Insert the (+) lead into the hole that is marked (+) on Figure 74. Using Figure 66.

0 BeagleBoard Accessories Throughout this manual various items are mentioned as not being provided with the standard BeagleBoard package or as options to extend the features of the BeagleBoard.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 10. All pricing information provided is subject to change an din most cases is likely to be lower depending on the products purchased and from where they are purchased. o User can choose the brand of peripherals based on driver availability and ability to acquire the particular peripheral o User can add these peripherals at a lower cost than if they were integrated into the BeagleBoard. Covered in this section are the following accessories: o o o o o o o DC Power Supplies Serial Ribbon cable USB Hubs USB Thumb Drives DVI-D Cables DVI-D Monitors SD/MMC Cards Page 140 of 171 . The concept behind BeagleBoard is that different features and functions can be added to BeagleBoard by bringing your own peripherals. Please check BeagleBoard. Inclusion of any products in this section does not guarantee that they will operate with all SW releases. This section covers these accessories and add-ons and provides information on where they may be obtained. Inclusion of any product in this section is not an endorsement of the product by Beagleboard. This has several key advantages: o User can choose which peripherals to add. Obviously things can change very quickly as it relates to devices that may be available. It is up to the user to find the appropriate drivers for each of these products. Information provided here is intended to expose the capabilities of what can be done with the BeagleBoard and how it can be expanded.org for an up to date listing of these peripherals.org. but is provided as a convenience only to the users of the BeagleBoard-xM board.

10.5A be used if higher current peripherals are expected to be used or if expansion boards are added.REF: BB_SRM_xM o o o o USB to Ethernet USB to WiFi USB Bluetooth Expansion Cards BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 NO CABLES OR POWER SUPPLIES ARE PROVIDED WITH THE BEAGLEBOARD. Table 41.5mm Center hot Unit V A It is recommended that a supply higher than 1. The onboard USB hub and Ethernet do consume additional power and if you plan to load the USB Host ports.. Supplies that provide additional current than what is specified can be used if additional current is needed for add on accessories.0 1.1 DC Power Supply Tabletop or wall plug supplies can be used to power BeagleBoard. DC Power Supplies Part # EPS050100-P6P DPS050200UPS-P5P-SZ Manufacturer CUI CUI Supplier Digi-Key Digi-Key Price $7 $16 Figure 76 is a picture of the type of power supply that will be used on the BeagleBoard. DC Power Supply Specifications Specification Voltage Current Connector Requirement 5. Table 40. Page 141 of 171 .1mm x 5.5 (minimum) 2. The amount specified is equal to that supplied by a USB port. Table 40 provides the specifications for the BeagleBoard DC supply. more power will be required. Table 41 lists some power supplies that will work with the BeagleBoard.

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Table 42. PLUG IN THE CABLE TO THE DISPLAY AND THEN POWER ON THE BEAGLEBOARD. HDMI to DVI-D Cable 10. This may require a change in the software running on the Beagle.2 DVI Cables BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 In order to connect the DVI-D interface to a LCD monitor. Whether or not the Beagle will support those monitors is dependent on the timings that are used on the Beagle and those that are accepted by the monitor. Table 42 shows a short list of the monitors that have been tested to date on the BeagleBoard at the 1024x768 resolution. a HDMI to DVI-D cable is required. Page 143 of 171 . The digital portion of the DVI-D interface is compatible with HDMI and is electrically the same. Figure 77.REF: BB_SRM_xM 10. timing data is collected from the monitor to enable the SW to adjust its timings. With the integrated EDID feature.3 DVI-D Monitors There are many monitors that can be used with the BeagleBoard. DVI-D Monitors Tested Manufacturer Dell Insignia Dell LG Part Number 2407WFPb NS-LCD15 1708FP FLATRON W2243T Status Tested Tested Tested Tested DO NOT PLUG IN THE DVI-D CONNECTOR TO A DISPLAY WITH THE BEAGLEBAORD POWERED ON. A standard HDMI cable may be used to connect to the HDMI input of monitors. Please check on BeagleBoard.org for an up to date listing of the DVI-D monitors as well as information on the availability of drivers. Figure 77 is a picture of a HDMI to DVI-D cable. The audio and encryption features of HDMI are not supported by the Beagle.

Table 43. Buying a DVI to VGA adapter connector will not work on a VGA display. Page 144 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 The analog portion of DVI which provides RGB analog type signals is not supported by the Beagle. These devices can easily add WiFi connectivity to BeagleBoard by using the USB OTG port in the host mode. These are provided as examples only. Check BeagleBoard. 10.org for an up to date listing of the USB to WiFi devices as well as information on the availability of drivers. but is provided as examples only. Please check BeagleBoard. Inclusion of these items in the table does not guarantee that they will work.org for an up to date listing of the SD/MMC cards that have been tested as well as information on the availability of drivers if required.4 microSD Cards Table 43 is a list of SD/MMC cards that have been tested on BeagleBoard. You will need an active DVI-D to VGA adapter. USB to WiFi Table 44 provides a list of USB to WiFi adapters that could be used with the BeagleBoard. Please check BeagleBoard.org for information on devices that have drivers available for them.5 USB to WiFi There are several USB to WiFi adapters on the market and Figure 78 shows a few of these devices. Figure 78. SD/MMC Cards Tested Manufacturer Patriot Type 4GB Part Number Status Tested 10. This will require a special cable to convert the miniAB connector to a Type A or a hub can also be used.

These devices can easily add Bluetooth connectivity to BeagleBoard by using the USB OTG port in the host mode. Figure 79. Check BeagleBoard. Inclusion of these items in the table does not guarantee that they will work.6 USB to Bluetooth There are several USB to Bluetooth adapters on the market and Figure 79 shows a few of these devices. Page 145 of 171 . Before purchasing a particular device. Please check BeagleBoard.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 44.org for an up to date listing of the USB to Bluetooth devices as well as information on the availability of drivers. USB to Bluetooth Table 45 provides a list of USB to Bluetooth adapters that could be used with the BeagleBoard. This will require a special cable to convert the miniAB connector to a Type A or a hub can also be used. 10. but is provided as examples only. USB to WiFi Adapters Product 4410-00-00AF HWUG1 TEW-429Uf Manufacturer Zoom Hawkins Trendnet Status Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested It should be noted that the availability of Linux drivers for various WiFi devices is limited. please verify the availability of drivers for that device.org for information on devices that have drivers available for them and their test status. These are provided as examples only.

Product TBW-105UB ABT-200 F8T012-1 Manufacturer Trendnet Airlink Belkin Status Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Page 146 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual USB to Bluetooth Adapters Revision A2 Table 45.

Figure 80. the mounting holes and the replacement of the main expansion and LCD headers are the same as is found on the rev C4 board. Figure 80 is the dimensions of the BeagleBoard.1 BeagleBoard Dimensions This section provides information on the mechanical aspect of the BeagleBoard. Despite the change in the overall dimensions of the board.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 11. BeagleBoard Dimension Drawing Page 147 of 171 .0 Mechanical Information 11.

Figure 81.2.2 BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 BeagleBoard Expansion Card Design Information This section provides information on what is required from a mechanical and electrical aspect to create expansion cards for the BeagleBoard that are designed to connect to the Expansion header on the BeagleBoard.1 Mounting Method The standard method to provide a daughtercard for the BeagleBoard is for it to be mounted UNDER the Beagle Board as described in Figure 81.REF: BB_SRM_xM 11. BeagleBoard Bottom Stacked Daughter Card All BeagleBoard-xM produced will have the connectors pre mounted onto the bottom of the BeagleBoard as described above. Figure 82 shows their location. Page 148 of 171 . Users are free to create their own cards for private or commercial use. but in order to be supported by the Software they must conform to these standards if such support is desired. 11. The –xM has additional connectors on the back of the board.

BeagleBoard-xM Expansion Headers Page 149 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 82.

7 K .7 K . C E R 4 0 4 . 1 u f . The EEPROM is to be connected to I2C2 as found on the main expansion connector.0 4 0 2 2 R 19 4 . It is suggested that a testpoint be used to allow for the WP to be disabled during test to allow the required data to be written to the EEPROM. 7 K1 .2 Expansion EEPROM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 All expansion cards designed for use with the BeagleBoard are required to have a EEPROM located on the board.2. o o o o o o TSSOP 8 PDIP 8 UDFN 8 SOIC 8 SOT23 5 dBGA2 8 The contents of the EEPROM are not specified in this document. The EEPROM that is designated is the AT24C01 or ATC24C01B. The schematic for the EEPROM is in Figure 83 below. The AT24C01 is designated as “Not Recommended for New Design” but can still be used.5 % . 0 V U A A A 0 1 2 1 2 3 4 A A A A V 0 1 2 S 8 V 8 C7 P 6 S C L5 SS D A W C C 0 1 I O _ 1 V 8 B B B C 0 B B B 2 8 _ _ _ W I 2 I 2 P C C _ _ C D L A T 2 4 T P T P . 1 2 R 21 Page 150 of 171 .5 % . This is to allow for the identification of the card by the Software in order to set the pin muxing on the expansion connector to be compatible with the expansion card. BeagleBoard Expansion Board EEPROM Schematic The EEPROM must be write protected.0 4 0 2 1 2 R 20 S S 7 . 5 % . V I O _ 1 V 8 4 . The AT24C01B is the replacement part and is available in several different packages. 0 4 0 2 2 Figure 83.REF: BB_SRM_xM 11. all of which can be used.

BeagleBoard Voltage Access Points Some of these voltages may not be present depending on the state of the TWL4030 as set by the processor. Others may be at different voltage levels depending on the same factor. Figure 84 shows the top side test points. Page 151 of 171 . Figure 84.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 12.0 Board Verification Test Points There are several test points that may be useful if it becomes necessary to troubleshoot the BeagleBoard-xM board.

0V at power up. 3.8 1.8 5.81 1.0 1.78 4. Voltage levels may vary.3 3.8 1.2 3.81 5. Can be set to via SW.1 1.9 1.78 1.8 Max 1.32 3.2 1.1 1.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 46 provides the ranges of the voltages and the definition of the conditions as applicable. Voltages Voltage VIO_1V8 VDD_SIM VBUS_5V0 VOCORE_1V3 VBAT VDAC_1V8 VDD_PLL1 VDD_PLL2 VDD2 3.81 1. Can be set via SW.81 Conditions From the host PC.2 1.8 1.4 4.3V VMMC1 (3V) VMMC1(1.78 Nom 1. Table 46.78 1.2 4. May be lower or higher.81 1.28 2.0 1. Page 152 of 171 .81 1.3 1.9 1.15 3.15 4.25 3.78 1.8V) Min 1.78 1.8 1.

1. Figure 85.REF: BB_SRM_xM 12. BeagleBoard Signal Access Points Page 153 of 171 .1 Signal Access Points BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 85 shows the access points for various signals on BeagleBoard.

If it the level is below 4. JTAG does not connect. Remove the USB cable and re insert. UBoot does not start. USB Host Connection Issues via OTG. Action If off and running over USB.2 Troubleshooting Guide BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Table 47 provides a list of possible failure modes and conditions and suggestions on how to diagnose them and ultimate determine whether the HW is operational or not.35V. Page 154 of 171 . If running on a DC supply make sure that voltage is being supplied. Table 47. and no activity on the RS232 monitor. processor is booting. The expect 100mA max. Issue could be the SD/MMC card. the USB power is not guaranteed to work. JTAG interface needs to be reset Incorrect serial cable configuration. Make sure the card is formatted correctly and that the MLO file is the first file written to the SD card. Cheap USB Cable. If a 60 is displayed over the serial cable. Verify straight thru cable configuration Make sure the SD/MMC card is installed all they way into the connector. OTG cables are typically not designed for higher current. the PC may have shut down the voltage due to excessive current as related to what it is capable of providing. Measure the voltage at the card to determine the voltage drop across the cable. Troubleshooting Symptoms Possible Problem Verify that the Power LED is on.REF: BB_SRM_xM 12. Reset the BeagleBoard.

Table 48. Known Issues Affected Revision A A Issue DVI Powerdown USB Hub reset Description DVI power down signal is not operational Reset signal to hub is not operational Workaround None Hub can be powered off and on to create a reset scenario Final Fix B No Plan Page 155 of 171 . Table 48 provides a list of the know issues on the BeagleBoard.0 Known Issues This section provides information on any known issues with the BeagleBoard HW and the overall status.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 13.

Figure 86.0 PCB Component Locations Figures 86 and Figure 87 contain the bottom and top side component locations of the BeagleBoard.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 14. BeagleBoard Top Side Components Page 156 of 171 .

BeagleBoard Bottom Side Components Page 157 of 171 .REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 Figure 87.

Page 158 of 171 . THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE DESIGN MATERIALS IS WITH YOU.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 15. YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING. these design materials may be totally unsuitable for any purposes.org/hardware/design These design materials are *NOT SUPPORTED* and DO NOT constitute a reference design.org/discuss. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE DESIGN MATERIALS “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. OrCAD source files are provided for BeagleBoard on BeagleBoard. INCLUDING. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. We mean it.org at the following link. THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE DESIGN MATERIALS. Only “community” support is allowed via resources at BeagleBoard.0 Schematics The following pages contain the PDF schematics for the BeagleBoard. BUT NOT LIMITED TO. REPAIR OR CORRECTION. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. http://beagleboard. This manual will be periodically updated. EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. but for the latest documentation be sure and check BeagleBoard. SHOULD THE DESIGN MATERIALS PROVE DEFECTIVE.org for the latest schematics.

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Page 170 of 171 . these design materials may be totally unsuitable for any purposes. REPAIR OR CORRECTION. BUT NOT LIMITED TO.org/discuss. INCLUDING. THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE DESIGN MATERIALS. We mean it. SHOULD THE DESIGN MATERIALS PROVE DEFECTIVE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE DESIGN MATERIALS IS WITH YOU. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Only “community” support is allowed via resources at BeagleBoard. YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING.org at the following location: http://beagleboard.org/hardware/design These design materials are *NOT SUPPORTED* and DO NOT constitute a reference design.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 16. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE DESIGN MATERIALS “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.0 Bills of Material The Bill of Material for the Beagle Board is provided at BeagleBoard. EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.

these design materials may be totally unsuitable for any purposes.org/discuss. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE DESIGN MATERIALS “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING. Page 171 of 171 . EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Gerber files and Allegro source files are available on BeagleBoard. BUT NOT LIMITED TO.0 PCB Information The following pages contain the PDF PCB layers for the BeagleBoard. Only “community” support is allowed via resources at BeagleBoard. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE DESIGN MATERIALS IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE DESIGN MATERIALS PROVE DEFECTIVE. INCLUDING.org/hardware/design These design materials are *NOT SUPPORTED* and DO NOT constitute a reference design. THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE DESIGN MATERIALS. REPAIR OR CORRECTION.REF: BB_SRM_xM BeagleBoard-xM System Reference Manual Revision A2 17. We mean it. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. http://beagleboard.org at the following address.

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