Jetson TK1 Connector Part 2 – Soldering Headers

September 26, 2015 kangalow 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 kangalow 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 kangalow 2

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 …


YUV CSI Cameras on Jetson TK1

September 14, 2015 kangalow 6

An article over on the antmicro blog discusses how to install YUV cameras on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. The cameras run from the CSI lanes on the J3 header. Antmicro is working on developing Linux drivers for the following YUV sensors/chips: Omni Vision OV5640, 5Mpx sensor, 1080p@30fps Analog Devices ADV7280M, Read more …


Level Shifting, UART and GPS Part 1 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 3, 2015 kangalow 8

Building a breadboard to interface a GPS system to a UART on the Jetson TK1 only requires a couple of parts, a GPS breakout board and a Level Shifter breakout board. Looky here: Background The Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (UART) was invented by Gordon Bell in 1971 to translate data between Read more …