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Note: There are many types of motors (and also sub-classes) – this post is about the most commonly encountered motor (as in electric toothbrushes, mobile phone vibrating motors), also known as a permanent magnet brushed or DC commutator motor – just referred to as a DC motor below.   Introduction This post is to document some experiments in driving DC motors using the BBB. The end result was a simple, low-cost circuit that it is hoped can perform well for many robotic applicati ...
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Android based flash system

Posted by vvu Sep 11, 2013
Hello!   My name is Vlad Ungureanu and this summer I worked for BealgeBoard during Google Summer of Code and developed a way to flash the eMMC or the uSD of a BeagleBone Black using an Android device. All the sources for my project are located at : https://github.com/ungureanuvladvictor/BeagleDroid and I am running a blog where I have described in each week all my problems for the project http://beagleboot.vdev.ro/ . The app works on any Android device that supports USB Host.   Ther ...
  After weeks of hacking and a couple of 'blown up' BeagleBones later, we're are pleased to announce the result of the Hackspace Challenge as voted for by the element14 community. So i'm sure you will join in offering your congratulations to Chicago's Pumping Station One, who acquired 64% of the public vote for their Pick and Place project. The element14 team will be presenting their winning prize of $1000 USD soon. Great job guys! Also we would like to say well done to our friends over ...