Power Supplies Are Not Interchangeable for Boards and Kits

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08/28/2017

There are two generations of the Intel® Galileo Board. While the power jack connection is the same, the voltage for the power supplies is different.

  • Intel® Galileo Board uses 5V power supply
  • Intel® Galileo Gen 2 Board uses a 12V power supply (or a minimum of 7V to maximum of 15V power supply can be used).
Note The power supplies are not interchangeable between the Intel Galileo Board and the Intel Galileo Gen 2 Board. Permanent damage can occur if the wrong power supply is used.
 

To avoid permanent damage, tag each power supply when you open the product packaging.
Gen 2 plug example

Intel® Galileo Board
Intel® Galileo Board

Intel® Galileo Gen 2 Board
Intel® Galileo Gen 2 Board