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Jetson TK1 Heat Sink Temperature results

September 9, 2014 kangalow 2

After installing the Enzotech CNB-R1 Northbridge heat sink, I ran a temperature test using the CUDA Smoke Demo. Basically start up the demo, and take temperature readings over the next 30 minutes or so at 5 minute intervals. At the end of the demo close the Smoke window. Afterwards I Read more …

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Replacing the fan with a heat sink

September 5, 2014 kangalow 1

The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 is a nice development board. With that said, the little CPU fan cooler squeals like a stuck pig. It’s not horrible when you’re in a noisy area like a lab, but if you’re working in a quiet room the whine can be very wearing. I decided Read more …

SSD Install

Jetson TK1 SSD Installation

August 28, 2014 kangalow 10

Being a new development board, I’ve been a little leery to add peripherals that require driver support. In part, this was due to my first experiences trying to get wireless devices running with the board upon first arrival. It took a few months before people figured the Linux kernel magic Read more …

Arduino to Jetson TK1

NVIDIA Jetson TK1 with Arduino Uno

August 28, 2014 kangalow 6

Connecting a Jetson TK1 to an Arduino UNO is a fun way to get started exploring electronics. Looky here: Installation Plugging an Arduino into the Jetson TK1 through a USB port is a simple way to control simple electronic components and experiment. The software for the Arduino development environment is Read more …


NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Unboxing

June 29, 2014 kangalow 2

In the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Unboxing video we open the box in an action packed  adventure. Looky here:   Introduction The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit is built around the Tegra K1, the first supercomputer on a chip. The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit is available from Amazon. Jetson connection to Read more …