Beagle Bone Blue

BeagleBone Blue is a complete, Linux-enabled robotics computer. Community-supported and fully open-source, the real-time performance, flexible networking and rich set of robotics-oriented peripherals make building mobile robots quick and affordable.


Copter support was added in Copter-3.5.



  • Processor
    • 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8
    • 2×32-bit 200-MHz programmable real-time units (PRUs)
    • 512MB DDR3 RAM integrated
    • 4GB 8-bit eMMC flash
  • Sensors
    • MPU9250 for accelerometers, gyroscope and internal compass (I2C)
    • BMP280 barometer
  • Interfaces
    • Wifi (802.11bgn)
    • Bluetooth 4.1 and BLE
    • 8x ESC/Servo out (6v), 4x DC motor out
    • USB 2.0 client and host
    • 11x programmable LEDs
    • 2x buttons
    • 1.8V analog
    • SPI, I2C, UART
    • 2-cell LiPo support with balancing, 9-18V charger input
  • OS
    • Linux (Debian)

Video of BeagleBone Blue flying Copter-3.5