Jetson Backup

Let’s Backup!

July 21, 2020 kangalow 3

Once you have your Jetson all setup the way you like it, back it up! Nuts and Bolts If you are only interested in a backup method, we’ve written some scripts that use the Linux rsync command line utility to backup the root directory of a Jetson to another directory. Read more …

Pin 1 - Jetson Xavier NX

Jetson Xavier NX Pinout now up

June 17, 2020 kangalow 5

Some of the more popular pages on JetsonHacks are the pinouts for the GPIO headers on each of the Jetson developer kits. Here’s a new one for the Xavier NX! The Jetson Xavier NX GPIO J12 Header Pinout gathers together some of the information that’s spread over several documents such Read more …


SPI on Jetson – Using Jetson-IO

May 4, 2020 kangalow 8

Remember when you had to jump through all sorts of hoops to get your NVIDIA Jetson NVIDIA Kit to be able to understand Serial Protocol Interface (SPI) devices? Those days be gone. Looky here: Background The introduction of JetPack 4.3 brings with it a new tool, Jetson-IO. All of the Read more …

Jetson Nano - UART J41

Jetson Nano – UART

October 10, 2019 kangalow 13

There is a UART on the J41 GPIO Header of the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Useful when you need a little bit of extra serial connectivity action. Looky here: Background There are two UARTs on the Jetson Nano. We have an article about the Serial Debug Console which is Read more …


Jetson Nano – Using I2C

July 22, 2019 kangalow 36

A simple way to control Servo Motors on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is to connect the Jetson Nano via I2C to a PWM Driver. Looks here: Background There are four types of serial communication ports on the Jetson Nano. The most obvious is USB, which is where you Read more …

Jetson Nano GPIO FF

Jetson Nano GPIO

June 7, 2019 kangalow 43

We use GPIO to talk to external devices on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano. Looky here: Introduction One of the nice things about the Jetson Nano is that there is an expansion header which is useful for General Purpose Input Output (GPIO). You may have thought about turning a light on Read more …

Jetson Nano WiFi

Jetson Nano + Intel Wifi and Bluetooth

April 8, 2019 kangalow 26

Adding an Intel Wifi card to the Jetson Nano can be a little scary first time through. Fortunately, it’s easy to do! Looky here: Note: The connectors on the antennas are IPEX MHF4 not U.FL as stated in the video. I hope there isn’t too much confusion. Background The NVIDIA Read more …

Jetson AGX Xavier Pin 1

NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Expansion Header

November 7, 2018 kangalow 0

The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier GPIO Header Pinout table has been updated with the Linux GPIO numbering and work sheets mapping the Tegra pins all the way to the GPIO Expansion Header. Note: The table is kept on a separate web page for easier maintenance. There’s a lot of info Read more …

Jetson AGX Xavier I2C

I2C – NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

October 23, 2018 kangalow 2

It is straightforward to connect an I2C device to a Jetson AGX Xavier. Looky here: Background I2C is a straightforward serial protocol. There are usually two wires, one is for transferring data (SDA), the other is a clock which is used to mark the begin and end of data packed Read more …