Hardware cape for BeagleBone suitable in industrial applications, compatible with machinekit project
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Main interfaces are completely galvanically isolated from BeagleBone micro-computer. Thus, its name - FURaday cape, remembering Faradays cage, BeagleBone Capes and fur of a beagle, which can lay calm even during strongest thunderstorm with such an isolation :)
This cape was designed to control servo amplifiers or VFD's for CNC machines, industrial lines and other automated devices with BeagleBone.
Compatible with machinekit project, but should work with other software systems too.
Main interfaces are completely galvanically isolated. Thus, its name - FURaday cape, remembering Faradays cage, BeagleBone Capes and fur of a beagle, which can lay calm even during strongest thunderstorm with such an isolation :)
Cape requires external DC power source, 11V..35V.
Sample machinekit configuration files with simplified HAL names will be added soon.
The cape was tested in harsh conditions:
Functions tested successfully on BeagleBone Black and BeagleBone Green:
No stability problems observed during long testing periods.
Isolated from BeagleBone
|Encoder input||4*||5V logic level inputs, 35ns propagation delay||Yes||* 3 eqep + 1 pru. Or, if HDMI is used, 2 eqep + 1 pru|
|Digital input||8||9.6..35 VDC, positive logic||Yes|
|Digital output||8||11..35 VDC, max 0.625A, positive logic||Yes||V+ can be supplied separately|
|Analog output or||4||0..10V rail-to-rail opamp outputs||Yes||V- and V+ can be separate from logic power|
|pru PWM||5V PWM outputs|
|Optocoupler output||4||Separate + and - optocoupler outputs||Yes||can be modified as opto inputs|
|Analog inputs||4||0..5V, potentiometer or analog sensor friendly connector||No||two resistors voltage divider define voltage range for each channel|
|Power button pin||1||No|
|Reset button pin||1||No|
Beaglebone pin usage / pinout / overlay:
Please find Furaday cape configuration file and HAL helper file for machinekit below.
A link to Field connector pinout in public Google spreadsheet.
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