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Panda How to add Power Switch

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Introduction

  • The J6 expansion header on the PandaBoard allows for the addition of a power switch.

This is a Work In Progress, don't go by anything below this line.


Materials

These are the materials you will need in addition to your Pandaboard.


Header2.jpg

Pinout

  • J6 Pinout

J6 detail1.jpg

Assembly

Here is what the header will look like when soldered to J6 of the Pandaboard.

  • Solder the header into the J6 pins closest to the WIFI module
  • Detail of the header soldered into J6

Board3.jpg


  • Detail of switch plugged into pins 12 and 8 of j6

Button3.jpg


  • Another way to add the switch is just solder it to pins 12 and 8.

Button4.jpg




Notes

  • First few pins of J6

J6 detail3.jpg