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by TchnclFl
Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: BBB
Topic: Differences in BBB and RBBB
Replies: 4
Views: 11746

Re: Differences in BBB and RBBB

The 10k resistor on the TX line (chip RX line really) prevents an interesting "screw-up mode" - probably more formally called a "fault mode". I stumbled across this "fault mode" the other day! Really threw me off at first. Nothing particularly bad happened, but it did confuse me when I had the RBBB...
by TchnclFl
Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Connecting to BBB, RBBB
Topic: USB - Serial (RBBB, BBB) for $3!
Replies: 2
Views: 4820

Re: USB - Serial (RBBB, BBB) for $3!

Indeed. I just saw it as a (relatively) easy and cheap thing to do without having to buy in bulk. I found soldering and isolating wires to a 6 pin female header to be difficult without a fine point soldering iron and shrink-wrap tubing, but it worked nonetheless :). EDIT: And don't get me wrong, I'm...
by TchnclFl
Sat Jan 23, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Connecting to BBB, RBBB
Topic: USB - Serial (RBBB, BBB) for $3!
Replies: 2
Views: 4820

USB - Serial (RBBB, BBB) for $3!

Hey guys, I just bought and assembled my RBBB, and I LOVE it so far! I was just annoyed at having to take the chip out of my Duemilanove and run jumpers every time I wanted to program it, so I looked into getting a USB - TTL converter to program it with. MD has the BUB , which is a pretty good deal,...