3.3V/5V GVS Cape for the Beaglebone

A project in Connellsville, PA by Doug Gilliland
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Beaglebone Black cape which provides 3.3V and 5V GVS connections
Backers: 16
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $724 of $1,500
Dates: Aug 6th -> Sep 7th (32 days)
Project By: Doug Gilliland
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Latest News

BBB-GVS Rev X4 Board Testing

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The testing for the BBB-GVS Rev X4 board is going really well. We were able to verify that we broke nothing and fixed what we set out to fix. The single wire that was on the Rev X3 cape is no longer needed The EEPROM Write Enable (accidental Write... (Read More)

BBB-GVS Board Rev X3 to Rev X4 Improvements

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Here are some of the improvements from the Rev X3 to Rev X4 boards:  (Read More)

Rev X4 boards are here

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We received qty 20 of the new Rev X4 boards. The board is wired the same as the previous board except we eliminated the one wire that was on the Rev X3 boards. Here is a picture of the partially assembled first card along with the 20 boards we... (Read More)

Updated the "What is GVS?" video

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We updated the "What is GVS?" video to add audio commentary. It is still boring, but it you are interested in what GVS is, the video should help explain how GVS is useful. Last two weekends This weekend is the next to last weekend for this... (Read More)

Appearing tonight at the Pittsburgh Microcontroller Meetup

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Tonight we will be bringing the GVS card to our local (Pittsburgh) Microcontroller meetup. We plan on showing the card going through its paces during the show-n-tell part of the meetup. If you are in the Pittsburgh area, the meetup is at the TechShop... (Read More)

Added international shipping reward

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to demand, we've added an international shipping category. The USPS site says it's about $10 to mail to most places (the EU, Australia, etc) so we picked a $10 shipping adder to ship outside the US. Hopefully we will be able to get some... (Read More)

Wanna be bored?

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
If you want to be bored to tears, we put together the most boring video possible on the subject "What is GVS?" Check it out but be warned there's no audio and the video drags on and on. But, hopefully we did a good job of explaining what GVS is.  (Read More)

It has been a busy day here at land-boards

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Feeling pretty good right now. We were able to test the Configuration EEPROM and it is working. We can read/write the table. Here's a screenshot of it working (hard to make a video of this): Configuration EEPROM programming ┬áIf you click on the... (Read More)

Got I2C interface working through the BBB-GVS Cape

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
It took a lot of work but we finally got the I2C1 interface working through the BBB-GVS cape. Turned out that the I2C port doesn't come enabled on a stock BBB Rev C card with Debian. Worked through it with the help of a few webpages. You can read how... (Read More)

Tested the four (4) of 5V TIMER lines

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We were able to successfully test the four (4) of 5V TIMER GVS connections tonight. The trick to getting them working was in the naming of the pins. This short post on the Adafruit site solved the problem. We put our code up here if anyone is curious... (Read More)

Added analog testing to video

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi. We updated the video for the BBB-GVS cape to better demonstrate the analog inputs on the BBB. If you've already seen the video you can skip to around 2:20 to see the new section. In the video, we show the BBB-GVS reading a potentiometer and... (Read More)

GVS Cape for Beaglebone Black now listed on BB Capes Page

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Our GVS cape for the Beaglebone Black is now listed on the BB Capes page. The product page is here. We think it's great that the Beaglebone Black has such a strong user base. We're not going to drop names but a prominent person in the BBB community... (Read More)

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