Monday, December 12, 2011

New PandaBoard ES arrived

Today finally my new PandaBoard ES arrived from Digi-Key. Here the new features compared to the former PandaBoard:
  • Dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ (OMAP4460) with SMP from Texas Instruments
  • provides 25% increase in graphics performance over OMAP4430 (but use a Imagination Technologies’ POWERVR™ SGX540 graphics core as the PandaBoard)
  • DSI Support
  • Bluetooth Low Energy Capable
  • Sysboot switch available on board
The rest of the board should be the same as on the OMAP4430 based PandaBoard. Here some pictures:

Let's start to get an openSUSE running on the machine ... I'll post updates as soon as I found the time to play around with this tiny thing.