This tutorial describes how we can connect adt7516 Eval board as per the instructions given in the Datasheet to the BeagleBone Green. We can have two types of connection between the hardware and our system under the BeagleBone —

1) I2C connection

2) SPI connection

We will be covering I2C connection in this tutorial.

Requirements

adt7516 Eval board

Grove 4 Pin Connector to Male Jumper Wire Cable

BeagleBone Green with a flashed OS

— 10K ohm register

USB chord

Step 1: I2C connection with the hardware (adt7516 Eval Board)

Check out the SDA and SCL pins on the hardware. Here’s a picture of it.

Also, there is…


What’s a BeagleBone?

The BeagleBone is a mini computer, in the size of a credit card. Very similar to a Raspberry Pi.

A single-board computer is pretty much what it sounds like — all the hardware you would expect to find in a desktop or laptop computer, shrunken down and soldered to a single circuit board.

About BeagleBone Green

BeagleBone green is a joint effort by BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. BBG is one of the variant of BeagleBone. Some other variants are BeagleBone Black, BeagleBone Pocket etc.

Some of it’s features:-

  • Processor: AM335x 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8.
  • 4 GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage.
  • USB client for…

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