January 19th, 2016 by John Sullivan

After finishing the schematic for my bare-bones linux board, it was time to design the physical layout of the board. This process was more complicated than boards I have done in the past for two reasons. One, with the fine pitch of the IMX233, I was pretty much hitting the limits of the OSH Park fab guidelines. Two, this board is much higher speed than anything I have done in the past. The RAM is clocked at 100MHz, which is not fast by our standards today, but fast enough that it won’t work unless I take that into consideration.


January 24th, 2015 by John Sullivan

I’ve finished the schematic for my Linux Board, and it might actually work. As I learned from my internships, the real trick of the trade when it comes to

Choosing a Micro-Processor

January 14th, 2015 by John Sullivan

Choosing the right parts is legitimately 1/3 of the process of designing an embedded board,

A Linux Board

January 14th, 2015 by John Sullivan

A few months back I was thinking about some different ideas for a bunch of projects that I had.

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