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BeagleBoard Documentation

Welcome to the BeagleBoard project documentation.

Official documentation releases are provided at (cached with local proxies) and (non-cached, without proxies).


The Foundation is a US-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing open hardware computing solutions for a community of makers, educators and professionals that enable rapid prototyping without barriers to creating real-world embedded systems. The Foundation supports the BeagleBoard community through efforts like developing this documentation.


Get started engaging the developer community by reading our Introduction page.

  • Read about how to get started and get help on our Support page.

  • Learn how to contribute to the project on our Contribution page.


This is where you will find the System Reference Manuals (SRMs) for all of the boards.

All Beagles are open-hardware with documentation on the design, including the materials to modify the designs from source using appropriate design tools.



BeagleV® Ahead


BeagleBone® AI-64


BeagleBone® Black


BeagleConnect™ Freedom


BeagleBone® Black Industrial


BeagleBone® Black Wireless


BeagleBone® AI




BeagleBone® Blue



BeagleBone® Servo Cape


BeagleBone® Fan Cape


BeagleBone® Robotics Cape


BeagleBone® Relay Cape


BeagleBone® Proto Cape


BeagleBone® Power Cape


BeagleBone® Load Cape


BeagleBone® Motor Cape


BeagleBone® Comms Cape


BeagleBone® GamePup Cape


BeagleBone® Grove Kit


BeagleBone® TechLab Cape



A number of software projects, like simpPRU exist to help Beagle developers. Some developers choose to host documentation for their Projects .


This project hosts a collection of open-source Books books written to help Beagle developers.


This is a list of curated hardware accessories tested thouroghly with BeagleBone hardware. The list is growing with support of volunteers like you. Checkout Accessories page for more information.

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