ARM® Cortex®-A7 / Cortex®-M4 SOM supporting up to 1 GHz processing performance.
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The phyCORE-i.MX7 System on Module supports the next-generation NXP i.MX 7 single and dual-core application processors. Within a compact form factor, the SOM supports on-board DDR3, NAND, NOR, eMMC, Gigabit Ethernet PHY, RTC, power management, and provides a high number of interfaces for connecting up peripherals, such as PCIe, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, displays, camera, and sensors. Ideal for patient monitoring, industrial HMI, portable test and measurement applications.
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The phyCORE-i.MX7 System on Module
The i.MX7 Processor Family
The i.MX 7 series applications processor from NXP is the first device in the market utilizing both the ARM® Cortex®-A7 and ARM Cortex-M4 cores. This heterogeneous multicore architecture enables a single-chip solution that can run sophisticated operating systems and provide real-time responsiveness and general-purpose programmable processing.
- i.MX 7Single and i.MX 7Dual-Core applications processor
- Up to 2 GB DDR3
- Up to 8 GB NAND or 128 GB eMMC
- 3x SD/SDIO/MMC
- Dual USB HS 2.0 OTG, USB HS 2.0 HSIC Host
- Dual Gigabit Ethernet
- MIPI CSI (2 lanes)
- MIPI DSI (2 lanes)
- CAN, UART, SPI, I2C, SAI
- Linux BSP
|Architecture||ARM® Cortex®-A7 / ARM® Cortex®-M4|
|Processor||NXP i.MX 7Single-Core, i.MX 7Dual-Core|
|DRAM||1 GB default / 2 GB max DDR3|
|NAND||8 GB max|
|NOR||16 MB max|
|eMMC||4 GB default / 128 GB max|
|USB Host||HS 2.0 HSIC|
|USB OTG||2x HS 2.0|
|Ethernet (Mbit/s)||2x 10/100/1000 (1x PHY on SOM)|
|Display||TTL (24 bpp), MIPI DSI|
|Miscellaneous||ADC, Tamper Detection, GPIO, JTAG|
|Dimensions||41 x 50 mm|
|Connector||240-pin 0.5 mm pitch|
|Supply Voltage||3.3 V|
|Temperature||0 to 95°C or -20 to 105°C|
phyCORE-i.MX7 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-i.MX7 Single Board Computer Kit
- phyCORE-i.MX7 System on Module
- phyBOARD-i.MX7-Zeta Single Board Computer Carrier Board
- Linux BSP
- Evaluation Module: Provides RS-232, User buttons and LED, JTAG
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
- 2x RJ45 Ethernet
- USB Host (Standard-A Connector)
- USB-OTG (Micro-AB Connector)
- Micro-SD Card Slot
- Mini PCIe Connector
- LCD interface (24-bit TTL)
- Touch Screen Controller
- RTC battery backup
- Expansion interface
The default configuration of the SOM included in the phyCORE-i.MX7 kit features: NXP i.MX 7 dual-core processor, 1 GB DDR3, 4 GB eMMC, 4 KB I2C EEPROM, 10/100/1000 Ethernet PHY, and industrial operating temperature rating.
phyCORE-i.MX7 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.
- Yocto Project Support
- Bootloader, kernel, file system
- Source BSP
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