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Single-unit price: $35.00 + shipping

Campaign scheduled end date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:44:45 PDT

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Backers: 27

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Target: 50

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Funded: 54

Product Details



Brand / Manufacturer

QWERTY Embedded Design

Manufacturer Part #


Product Description


BaconBits is PocketBeagle mini-cape used as teaching supplement for embedded Linux courses. It was created to provide hands-on teaching materials presented at various conferences via

The course material and hardware is all open source.

Baconbits by Altoid Smalls Can


  • USB Host
  • MCP23S18 driven emulated 7 segment LED display
  • USB to serial debug console using FT230X
  • PWM driven RBG LED
  • I2C accelerometer
  • Analog Thumbwheel
  • User buttons

Other Links

Hackaday Blog
Beagleboard/Hackster Page
OSHPark Blog

Baconbits Colorful Background

Why GroupGets?

To provide hardware those that are interested but cannot attend the E-ALE sessions.

External Links

Manufacturer product page

Purchase Information

Unit Deliverable

One mini-cape and header for for soldering the boards together.

Unit Price


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Campaign funded, scheduled end date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:44:45 PDT

Factory Lead Time

6 weeks Days

Options and Add-Ons



PocketBeagle is the base board for Baconbits.

Select this option if you need the Pocketbeagle to go with your order.

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USB Cable


Two USB cables are needed, one to power the PocketBeagle and the other to use the debug header on the Baconbits.

Select this option if you need another USB cable.

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