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These are the materials you will need in addition to your Pandaboard.
 
These are the materials you will need in addition to your Pandaboard.
  
* PC Style USB Expansion cable
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* Momentary Push Button Switch
 
* Available from:
 
* Available from:
** [http://www.frys.com/product/1341296?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG Fry's]
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** [http://www.sparkfun.com/products/9807 SparkFun]
** [http://www.avadirect.com/product_details_parts.asp?PRID=11389 AVA Direct]
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** [http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2062546 Radio Shack]
** [http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6366115 CompUSA]
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** [http://www.sparkfun.com/products/9181 SparkFun]
** [http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0321594 Microcenter]
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[[File:thingy.jpg|240px]]
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* A 2 x X pin header .1" centers
 
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* A 2 x 4 pin header .1" centers
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* Available from:
 
* Available from:
 
** [http://www.frys.com/product/2069003?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG Fry's]
 
** [http://www.frys.com/product/2069003?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG Fry's]
 
** [http://www.sparkfun.com/products/116 Sparkfun Electronics]
 
** [http://www.sparkfun.com/products/116 Sparkfun Electronics]
 
** [http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=SAM1034-50-ND Digikey]
 
** [http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=SAM1034-50-ND Digikey]
[[File:header.jpg|240px]]
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[[File:header2.jpg|240px]]
  
 
== Pinout ==
 
== Pinout ==
* Detail of one of the PC style USB expansion cable
 
[[File:conn.jpg|240px]]
 
  
 
* Red (VCC) wire will connect to J6 Pin 1 (USB Port 3) or 2 (USB Port 4)
 
* White (D-) wire will connect to J6 Pin 3 (USB Port 3) or 4 (USB Port 4)
 
* Green (D+) wire will connect to J6 Pin 5 (USB Port 3) or 6 (USB Port 4)
 
* Black (Gnd) wire will connect to J6 Pin 7 (USB Port 3) or 8 (USB Port 4)
 
* The fifth pin (shield) is not connected.
 
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NOTE: Earlier versions of the Pandaboard had connections for the shield, but they were dropped in favor of some additional GPIOs.
 
  
 
* J6 Pinout
 
* J6 Pinout
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* Solder the header into the J6 pins closest to the WIFI module
 
* Solder the header into the J6 pins closest to the WIFI module
 
* Detail of the header soldered into J6
 
* Detail of the header soldered into J6
[[File:board1.jpg|320px]]
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[[File:board3.jpg|320px]]
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* Detail of switch plugged into pins 12 and 8 of j6
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[[File:button3.jpg|320px]]
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* Plug in the PC style USB expansion cable, making sure that the RED wire end of the connectors are plugged into the pins nearest the WIFI module
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* Another way to add the switch is just solder it to pins 12 and 8.
* Detail of the Thingy plugged into the Header at J6
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[[File:board2a.jpg|320px]]
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[[File:button4.jpg|320px]]
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
  
Most PC USB Thingies have a standard pinout that is compatible with J6
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*  First few pins of J6   
 
*  First few pins of J6   
[[image:j6_detail2.jpg|600x]]
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[[image:j6_detail3.jpg|800px]]
  
  
 
[[Category:PandaBoard]]
 
[[Category:PandaBoard]]

Latest revision as of 19:08, 4 May 2011

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