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What is PoP Memory?

December 19, 2009
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Package-on-Package or (PoP) memory was created as a way to reduce the physical size of the memory sub-system on a single board computer. The basic idea is to stack two BGA devices one on top of the other as shown above. PoP Memory has Several Advantages Including: More reliable manufacture because the memory sub-system can […]

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OMAP3530 Single Board Computer – Beagle Board

December 16, 2009
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The Beagle board is a low-cost single board computer that packs tremendous power in a small (3″ x 3.1″) cost-effective (sub-$200.00 us) package. Designed by a small team at TI, the Beagle Board is the perfect environment to learn about real-time embedded systems and programming. The board has excellent I/O support (detailed below) with Ethernet […]

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