Interfacing GPIO on the Jetson TX1 with a breadboard

GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

December 29, 2015 9

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 …


LIDAR-Lite v2 Installation and Demo – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

November 2, 2015 23

LIDAR-Lite is a laser ranging module from Pulsed Light, Inc. which is a lightweight and cost effective measurement device. LIDAR-Lite can be accessed over I2C or PWM. The JetsonHacks Github repository contains a small library for accessing the LIDAR-Lite v2 over I2C. Looky here: The LIDAR-Lite v2 in the demo Read more …


Ultrasonic Distance Sensor – HC-SR04 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 29, 2015 9

Ultrasonic Distance Sensors, like the HC-SR04, are an inexpensive way to measure distance from the Jetson TK1. Looky here: Background Echo location is used by echolocating animals, such as bats and dolphins, for navigation and object detection. Echolocating animals emit calls out to the environment and listen to the echoes Read more …


4 Character 7 Segment LED over I2C – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 25, 2015 2

Installing a 4 Character, 7 Segment LED that communicates with the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 over I2C is useful for adding a little visual flair to numeric display projects such clocks, up/down counters and numeric displays. Looky here: Background On a thread over on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Forum a forum Read more …


PWM Servo Driver Board – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 14, 2015 8

Analog servos interface using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM). Connecting a PWM servo driver board to the Jetson TK1 over I2C makes interfacing with servos easy. Looky here: Background In an earlier article, RobotGeek Pan and Tilt Kit, we attached two servos to a Jetson TK1 via an Arduino. The micro Read more …


Jetson TK1 Connector Part 3 – Solder IDC Headers

October 10, 2015 0

Next step up in the Jetson TK1 Connector Board build is to solder in the IDC connector. Looky here: In the video, a TE Connectivity/AMP 103308-8 IDC connector (available from Mouser) is used. Note: The holes for the connector are made to fit with a TE Connectivity/AMP 103308-8 (available from Read more …


Jetson TK1 Connector Part 2 – Soldering Headers

September 26, 2015 0

Soldering the headers on to the Jetson TK1 Connector Board takes just a few minutes. Looky here: Information Adding the headers to the Jetson TK1 Connector Board (See Part I for a description of the board) is a straightforward task. The actual headers that plug into the Jetson J3 headers Read more …


Jetson TK1 Connector Part 1 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 22, 2015 4

Have you wondered how to connect to the Jetson TK1 J3 headers in a more permanent fashion? One way to do that is to build a board, the Jetson TK1 Connector board, which has connector pins attached. Received the boards, looky here: Motivation Over the last few months, we’ve been Read more …


GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 17, 2015 0

A small ‘C’ programming language library can be used to interface with the GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) subsystem on the Jetson TK1. Looky here: Background On the Jetson forum the other day, a community member asked about how to interface through code with GPIO on the Jetson TK1. That seems Read more …

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