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Unboxing and Setup Cables - Dahlia Carrier Board

 

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Overview

In this first lesson, you will go through the process of unboxing your computer on module and carrier board and assembling the hardware. The following gif illustrates what you will end up with:


  • Dahlia Carrier Board

    Dahlia Carrier Board

A block diagram of the system setup and its connections is presented below for reference.


  • System setup block diagram

    System setup block diagram


Prerequisites

List of items required
HDMI display/monitor
Accessory kit :
  - 12V 30W power supply
  - USB type C to type A cable
  - Ethernet cable
  - USB keyboard and mouse

Note: Carefully read this module's cover page clicking on "Module 1: Unboxing and Bring-up" on the left menu bar before starting this lesson.

Step 1

Remove the Dahlia Carrier Board and the Verdin Computer on Module from the blisters. Insert the computer on module into the X1 connector of the carrier board as tight as possible, with the module inclined ~30 to 45 degrees in relation to the carrier board.


  • Connecting the computer on module to the Dahlia Carrier Board

    Connecting the computer on module to the Dahlia Carrier Board

Warning: Make sure that the module is well connected to the carrier board. The image below has some checkpoints highlighted.


  • Computer on Module connected to the Dahlia Carrier Board

    Computer on Module connected to the Dahlia Carrier Board

Step 2

Connect the DSI to HDMI adapter to the X17 connector of the carrier board. Fixate it by screwing the four included screws.


  • Connecting the DSI to HDMI adapter to the Dahlia Carrier Board

    Connecting the DSI to HDMI adapter to the Dahlia Carrier Board

Step 3

  • Connect an HDMI display to the DSI to HDMI adapter.
  • Connect a USB keyboard/mouse to the Dahlia's X4 connector.
  • Connect the Ethernet cable to the Dahlia's X11 connector.
  • Connect the USB Debug to the Dahlia's X18 connector.

Note: Ethernet network must provide DHCP and Internet to the module.

  • Connect the power supply to the Dahlia's barrel jack X9.

Attention: Double check that your power supply is within the Dahlia Carrier Board limits (7-27V) and that the polarity is not inverted. Also, make sure that the current capability of the power supply is enough, or the system may shut down unexpectedly. For evaluation purposes, a 12V 2A power supply is recommended.


  •  HDMI, Ethernet, USB keyboard and power supply connected to the Verdin Development Board

    HDMI, Ethernet, USB keyboard and power supply connected to the Verdin Development Board