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GPIO/I2C

GPIO and SPI – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

April 4, 2017 kangalow 0

In a post on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 forum, Wilkins White (Atrer) from Nova Dynamics (ww@novadynamics.com) wrote up a quite wonderful explanation of how to enable SPI on the Jetson TX1. The SPI interface is used in the discussion to interface with a MCP2515 CAN Bus Module (CAN Bus is Read more …

Attached serial console cable to a Jetson TX1 Development Kit
Hardware

Serial Console – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 24, 2017 kangalow 8

A Serial Console is a useful tool for embedded development, remote access, and those times when the development kit has issues that you need to observe. Here’s a simple approach for adding a serial console. Looky here: Serial Console Background The story of serial data transfer over wires goes back Read more …

SATA SSD Jetson TX1
Hardware

Install Samsung SSD on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

January 28, 2017 kangalow 17

This is the third in a series of short articles about running the Jetson TX1 from external storage. This article discusses installing a Samsung SATA SSD on a Jetson TX1, and formatting the SSD so that it can be used as external storage. In addition the contents of the internal Read more …

Jetson TX1 USB Drive
Hardware

Run Jetson TX1 from USB Drive

January 27, 2017 kangalow 2

This is a the second in a series of short articles about running the Jetson TX1 from external storage. This article discusses copying the contents of the internal flash memory of a NVIDIA Jetson TX1 over to a USB Drive, and then running the Jetson from the USB Drive itself. Read more …

GPIO/I2C

Single Chip LIDAR – VL53L0X – NVIDIA Jetson Dev Kits

November 20, 2016 kangalow 2

ST Microelectronics recently introduced an inexpensive single chip time of flight sensor. The VL53L0X can be interfaced to a Jetson Development Kit (either TX1 or TK1) over I2C. Looky here: Background The last couple of years have seen a major push towards solid state LIDAR. As autonomous vehicles, robotics and Read more …

Controlling two servos with an IMU on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit.
GPIO/I2C

IMU and PWM Driver over I2C for NVIDIA Jetson TX1

January 11, 2016 kangalow 12

Another couple of devices that will be needed for upcoming projects on the Jetson TX1 Development Kit are an IMU and a PWM driver for servo control. These devices can be interfaced over I2C. Looky here: Background We have covered using the Bosch IMU BNO055 under ROS and the PWM/Servo Read more …

Interfacing GPIO on the Jetson TX1 with a breadboard
GPIO/I2C

GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

December 29, 2015 kangalow 19

Interfacing with the Jetson TX1 GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) subsystem can be accomplished with a small “C” programming language library and knowledge of the J21 expansion header. Looky here: Background In a previous JetsonHacks article GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TK1, we covered how to interface with the Jetson TK1 Read more …