Bela Mini Cape

Bela Mini Cape

The Bela Mini Cape is an add-on for a PocketBeagle. Bela Mini includes all of Bela's most popular features, and is tiny enough to embed almost anywhere. Connect it to your laptop and start exploring, coding and learning with sensors and sound. 

What’s included

The Bela Mini Cape comes with 2 audio adapter cables. The Bela Mini Cape is an add-on for the PocketBeagle, and requires precise orientation and soldering (please see our assembly guide for details). USB cable, PocketBeagle and SD card are not included.

The hardware

Bela Mini's hardware features make it ideal for connecting to sensors and devices, as well as connecting to audio sources and outputs:

  • 2 audio input channels
  • 2 audio output channels
  • 16 digital I/O
  • 8 analog inputs (16-bit)

Bela Mini is small enough to be embedded almost anywhere! Approximate assembled dimensions (exact dimensions are dependent on how you solder it): 56mm long, 35mm wide, 21mm high.

The software

Plug your assembled Bela Mini unit into your laptop and access our browser-based IDE, and start coding with C++, Pure Data, Supercollider, Csound and more using our dozens of on-board examples covering everything from synthesis to sensors. 

The Bela IDE also features an in-browser oscilloscope for visualising, examining and understanding your sensor signals, and GUI functionality via p5.js so you can create on-screen controls for your Bela system, or control on-screen visuals using Bela's analog data or audio output.

About Bela

Bela is the platform for building beautifully responsive interactive projects with sensors and sound. Bela is used worldwide by thousands of musicians, educators, artists, designers, and makers for musical instruments, interactive art, compelling teaching, responsive sound installations, effects boxes, and much more.

Bela is designed to make high-performance computing accessible for creative people. Connect Bela to a huge number of sensors, program it in your browser in your language of choice, then embed it into your project to add interactivity and sound to your creations.

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