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Learning BeagleBone by Hunyue Yau

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Unboxing and powering up your BeagleBone

For the BBB, the box will contain the BBB board in an ESD-safe protective bag (a silver-colored bag), and a USB cable with a mini connector on one end and a standard USB A connector on the other.

Note

The BeagleBone boards are sensitive to static electricity; hence, store the board in the protective ESD bag when not in use.

You can see the BeagleBone Black board with its contents in the following image:

Unboxing and powering up your BeagleBone

For the BBW, the contents are similar except that it also contains a microSD card along with a microSD to full-size SD adapter. For the purposes of this book, the SD adapter is not needed but more advanced uses, ...

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