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The RTC Cape provides time tracking capability for the BeagleBone Black even when the power is lost. This cape features the DS1338 I2C-based real-time clock/calendar and a holder for a coin battery type CR2032. Setup, reading, and setting up time is easy with the provided device tree overlay.
 
The RTC Cape provides time tracking capability for the BeagleBone Black even when the power is lost. This cape features the DS1338 I2C-based real-time clock/calendar and a holder for a coin battery type CR2032. Setup, reading, and setting up time is easy with the provided device tree overlay.
 
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Revision as of 08:21, 4 June 2014

Descriptions

RTC Cape

The RTC Cape provides time tracking capability for the BeagleBone Black even when the power is lost. This cape features the DS1338 I2C-based real-time clock/calendar and a holder for a coin battery type CR2032. Setup, reading, and setting up time is easy with the provided device tree overlay.









Revision Changes

Revision A1

Initial release of RTC Cape.



Software Support & Compatibility

  • All revisions are compatible with BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black using 3.8 kernel.
  • Latest software for BeagleBone Black can be downloaded here.




Helpful Links



Specifications

Followings are some specifications of the RTC Cape:

Mechanical Specifications

Size 2.15" x 2.825"
Layers 2
PCB Thickness .062"
RoHS Compliant Yes



Signal Usage

RTC Cape
Power VDD_3V3EXP
I2C I2C1_SCL
I2C1_SDA
Squarewave Output Pin GPIO1_29



Distributors

Please visit Where To Buy for a list of distributors who carry BeagleBoardToys' capes.



Product Images



Documentations

RTC Cape Revision A1

Design files will be posted when the boards are shipped.