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How to build a girlfriend-approved download box with a BBB – part 3/3

It took more than 2 years since the first post, and the second one, but here it is: the final one! The result After moving to Switzerland, I didn’t have access to my tools anymore. So a little trip homewards, made me decide to finalize this project! The 2 main jobs: Fix the power jack […]

How to build a girlfriend-approved download box with a BBB – part 2

In Part 1 (way too long ago), we’ve set up a BeagleBone Black and put it in an old amplifier. It’s time to add some more about what happened during the past months. Stability During the past year I did experience some stability issues: Especially when the device was shut down brutally by pulling out […]

How to build a girlfriend-approved download box with a BBB – part 1

Ever since the move to our appartment, we did not have a Network Attached Storage device that could handle files and downloads for all computers. Devon kindly donated me a Beagle Bone Black (BBB in short) that would form the perfect basis for a low power system. Though, low power wasn’t the only requirement. Living […]

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