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Quick Start Guide

Jason Kridner edited this page Sep 4, 2019 · 7 revisions

NOTE: For the latest online instructions, troubleshooting tips and support go to: beagleboard.org/getting-started.

NOTE: Usage of Chrome or Firefox web browsers is recommended.

Connection options

Tethered to a PC

  1. Connect a USB type-C cable to BeagleBone® AI USB type-C port.

  2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the PC USB 3 port.

  3. BeagleBone® AI will boot.

  4. Look for a new mass storage drive to appear on the PC.

  5. Open the drive and open START.HTM with your web browser.

  6. Follow the instructions in the browser window.

Standalone with Keyboard and Mouse

  1. Connect a combo keyboard and mouse to BeagleBone® AI's USB host port.

  2. Connect a microHDMI-to-HDMI cable to BeagleBone® AI's microHDMI port.

  3. Connect the microHDMI-to-HDMI cable to an HDMI monitor.

  4. Plug a 5V 3A USB type-C power supply into BeagleBone® AI's USB type-C port.

  5. BeagleBone® AI will boot. No need to enter any passwords.

  6. Desktop will appear on the monitor. Click the "Getting Started" icon.

  7. Follow the instructions in the browser window.

Wireless Connection

  1. Plug a 5V 3A USB type-C power supply into BeagleBone® AI's USB type-C port.

  2. BeagleBone® AI will boot.

  3. Connect your PC's WiFi to SSID "BeagleBone-XXXX" where XXXX varies for your BeagleBone® AI.

  4. Use password "BeagleBone" to complete the WiFi connection.

  5. Open http://192.168.8.1 in your web browser.

  6. Follow the instructions in the browser window.

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