[time-nuts] precision timing pulse

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Thu Nov 17 08:03:00 EST 2016

On Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:47:52 -0800
jimlux <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:

> The BeagleBoard Black is a bigger, more capable example.. You can 
> actually run a *nix on it, but has device drivers and such for lots of 
> GPIO and timers.

And additionally has two PRU units, which are basically uC's with
cycle exact execution, that can toggle all their GPIO (up to 16 IIRC)
at each cycle and run with up to 200MHz.

But then, for most things, the BBB is a bit of an overkill :-)

			Attila Kinali

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