eInfochips’ ERAGON 820 development kit is based on Eragon820 SOM, powered by Qualcomm’s powerful, quad-core, 64-bit Snapdragon 820 processor. Its major application is in launching solutions that require ultra HD/4k cameras, connectivity, high-end graphics, power and battery efficiency and solid processing power. This makes it an ideal choice for virtual reality applications, surveillance technologies, displays, machine intelligence, medical imaging, UAVs and drones.
The development kit consists of an Eragon820 System-on-Module, a carrier board exposing all the available I/O, and a range of accessories to fast track your product development.
Let’s have a quick round-up of specifications.
In this complete step-by-step guide, we will showcase a start-to-end mechanism for your Eragon820 Development Kit.
First, let’s start with the basic appearance:
After it’s opened, the first thing you should see is a Quick Start Guide that gives complete overview of Eragon820 Development Kit. Along with Quick Start Guide, you will find eInfochips Support and Warranty policy card.
Here you can see the Eragon820 Development Kit inside a static bag along with all the accessories.
Here, you can see a few additional contents in the package contents:
Here is the Eragon820 Development Kit:
Getting Started with Eragon820 Development Kit:
By default, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow release is pre-flashed in all the ERAGON820 boards. The developers can use the release just that way, or re-flash the board with the prebuilt binaries available in the release package.
Please follow the steps mentioned below when you receive the ERAGON820 Development Kit for the very first time:
Connecting with UART Debug Cable:
UART Serial cable is already shipped with Eragon820 Development Kit. Follow the steps mentioned below to connect Eragon820 Development Kit with UART Serial Cable.
Eragon820 Development Kit Power on indications:
LED_2 and LED_3 is incorporated in Eragon820 SOM for Power on Indications.
When 12V Power supply is connected to DC jack of Eragon820 Board, then LED_3 will glow as depicted in the following figure. It means that all the necessary PMIC power supplies are up-and-running.
Upon pressing Power on switch (SW2), LED_2 will be turned on and LED_3 will be turned off as depicted in the following figure. It means that the Eragon820 Development Kit is up-and-running.
Deepak Rathore is working as a Senior Engineer in eInfochips. He has been involved in the project related to BSP, Board bring up, Kernel/Device driver development for the products on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors in the field of Multimedia and Medical domain. Deepak did his B.E in Electronics and Communication in 2010 from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.