ARM® Cortex™-A8 SOM supporting up to 1 GHz processing performance.
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The phyCORE-AM335x SOM supports the Texas Instruments Sitara™ AM335x family of processors which feature high processing performance, low power, and a highly integrated peripheral set enriched with cutting-edge graphics processing as well as real time protocol support. The 220-pin SOM interconnect allows interfaces such as dual USB OTG, dual Gigabit Ethernet, CAN, and LCD to be accessed with ease.
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The phyCORE-AM335x System on Module
The AM335x Cortex-A8 Processor Family
The Texas Instruments’ AM335x family of microprocessors delivers up to 720 MHz high-performance, ultra-low power, and a highly integrated peripheral set. Featuring a Sitara™ ARM® Cortex™-A8 CPU, the AM335x highlights PowerVR™ SGX530 for 2D and 3D graphics acceleration as well as PRU/ICSS supporting real-time protocol standards such as EtherCAT®, PROFINET®, EtherNet/IP, PROFIBUS®, Ethernet Powerlink™, and Sercos.
- AM335x up to 1 Ghz
- PowerVR SGX530 3D graphics
- Industrial Communications Subsystem
- Up to 1 GB DDR3 / 2 GB NAND
- Dual USB HS 2.0 OTG
- Gigabit Ethernet with dual-port switch
- CAN, UART, SPI, I2C, I2S
- Display, touch controller
- Linux and Compact 7 BSPs
|Processor||TI AM3352, AM3354, AM3356, AM3357, AM3359|
|DRAM||512 MB default / 1 GB max DDR3|
|NAND||512 MB default / 2 GB max|
|NOR||8 MB max|
|USB OTG||2x HS 2.0|
|Ethernet (Mbit/s)||2x 10/100/1000|
|Graphics||PowerVR SGX530 (AM3359, AM3358, AM3354 only)|
|Display||TTL (24 bpp)|
|Miscellaneous||McASP, ADC, PRU, GPIO, JTAG|
|Dimensions||44 x 50 mm|
|Connector||220-pin 0.5 mm pitch|
|Supply Voltage||3.6 - 5.0 V|
|Power Consumption||1.5 W|
|Temperature||-40° to +85° C|
AM335x interfaces are routed to our high-density PCB interconnects on the underside of the SOM. Design the mating connectors on your carrier board.
The phyCORE-AM335x Rapid Development Kit
- phyCORE-AM335x System on Module
- phyCORE-AM335x Carrier Board
- Linux or Compact 7 BSP
- Optional LCD
- Optional WiFi module
- Optional expansion board
- Cables, schematics, and kit CD
The phyCORE SOM is designed to plug into a PHYTEC Carrier Board that provides the I/O connectors as well as any other interface circuitry not provided on the phyCORE module itself.
Carrier Board Features
- One RJ45 Ethernet
- One USB 2.0 HS OTG port
- One USB 2.0 HS Host port
- One RS-232 debug serial port
- Two MMC/SD card slots
- Stereo input and output jacks
- Parallel camera interface
- LCD interface
- JTAG connector
- RTC battery backup
- Expansion interface
The default configuration of the SOM included in the phyCORE-AM335x kit features: TI AM3359 720 MHz processor, 512 MB DDR3, 512 MB NAND-Flash, 4 KB I2C EEPROM, 10/100/1000 RGMII (PHY on Carrier Board) Ethernet, USB HS 2.0, and industrial operating temperature rating.
- Choose from a 5“, 7”, or 10” VGA LVDS display with 4-wire touchscreen
- TiWi R2 LCD module that plugs right onto the carrier board
- Bare PCB expansion board that plugs into the carrier board for rapid prototyping
phyCORE-AM335x Board Support Packages
PHYTEC Board Support Packages (BSPs) are software bundles that implement and support operating systems on our System on Modules. PHYTEC BSPs are application development-ready, offering all essential drivers and board-level feature support. The only task left for you is application integration. This way, you can focus on your core competencies while we take care of the rest.
- GCC C/C++ cross development tool chain
- Eclipse IDE
- PTXdist build system
- Bootloader, kernel, file system
- Source BSP
Compact 7 Package
- Visual Studio 2008 evaluation CD
- Platform Builder 7
- SDK for application development
- Bootloader and runtime Nk.bin image
- OSDesign example
- Binary BSP, source available under EULA
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The phyCORE-AM335x Rapid Development Kit comes in two versions: Linux and Compact 7. Both versions include a phyCORE-AM335x SOM, carrier board, BSP, and optional accessories.
- phyCORE-AM335x System on Module (PCM-051)
- Carrier board (PCM-953)
- Compact 7 or Linux BSP
- 7" LCD with integrated touch (LCD-017-070W)
- Bare PCB expansion board (PCM-957)
- WiFi adapter - supported by Linux BSP only (PCM-958)