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BeagleV-Ahead is a high-performance open-source RISC-V single board computer (SBC) built around the Alibaba TH1520 SoC. It has the same P8 & P9 cape header pins as BeagleBone Black allowing you to stack your favourite BeagleBone cape on top to expand it’s capability. Featuring a powerful quad-core RISC-V processor BeagleV Ahead is designed as an affordable RISC-V enabled pocket-size computer for anybody who want’s to dive deep into the new RISC-V ISA.

BeagleV-Ahead OSHW Mark

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BeagleV Ahead with hand


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1. Introduction

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2. Quick start

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3. Design & Specifications

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4. Expansion

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5. Demos

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6. Support

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