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The phyCORE-MPC5121e-tiny SOM is built upon the 32-bit Freescale™ MPC5121e PowerPC® processor which while maintaining high-performance and low power consumption, provides an integrated 3D graphics engine and support for a rich set of peripherals. By including access to interfaces including Ethernet, Dual USB, CAN, and more via the two 160-pin SOM interconnect, the phyCORE-MPC5121e is the ideal solution for embedded applications that require sophisticated displays, graphics acceleration, rich user interfaces and network connectivity.
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The phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny System on Module
The MPC5121e PowerPC FamilyThe Freescale™ MPC5121e integrated processor is built upon the Power Architecture® technology based e300 CPU core. The MPC5121e is complimented by a double precision Floating Point Unit (FPU) and delivers 400 MHz processing power and boasts an array of flexible features including PowerVR® MBX Lite 2D/3D graphics engine, audio accelerator engine (AXE), integrated display controller, and multiple programmable serial controllers (PSC).
- MPC5121e up to 400 MHz
- PowerVR MBX Lite 2D/3D
- Up to 512 MB DDR2 / 4 GB NAND
- Dual USB HS 2.0 OTG
- SATA 1.0a
- CAN, UART, SPI, I2C, I2S
- Display, touch controller
- Linux BSP
|SRAM||1 MB default / 2 MB max|
|DRAM||128 MB default / 512 MB max DDR2|
|NAND||1 GB default / 4 GB max|
|NOR||32 MB default|
|UART||6 (via programmable serial controller)|
|I2S||6 (via programmable serial controller)|
|SPI/SSP||6 (via programmable serial controller)|
|USB OTG||2x HS 2.0|
|Graphics||MBX Lite 2D/3D|
|Display||LVDS, TTL (24 bpp)|
|Miscellaneous||PCI 2.3, JTAG, GAL, PATA|
|Dimensions||60 x 76 mm|
|Connector||2x 160-pin 0.635 mm pitch|
|Supply Voltage||3.3 V|
|Power Consumption||4 W|
|Temperature||-40° to +85° C|
phyCORE-MPC5121e 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-MPC5121e tiny Rapid Development Kit
- phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny System on Module
- phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny Carrier Board
- Linux Software
- 5" LCD with touch on adapter 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
- RJ-45 Ethernet
- USB HS OTG port
- 2x RS-232 serial ports
- SD / MMC card slot
- Compact Flash card socket
- 2x PCI connectors
- Audio interface
- 2x CAN connectors
- ATA interface
- SATA interface
- LVDS / touch display interface
- IDE interface connector
- JTAG connector
The default configuration of the phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny SOM included in the kit features: Freescale Power Architectures MPC5121e 400 MHz microcontroller, 128 MB DDR2, 1 GB NAND-Flash, 32 MB NOR-Flash, 4 KB EEPROM, PCI controller, ATA controller, and Ethernet.
- Bare PCB expansion board that plugs into the Carrier Board for rapid prototypting
phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny 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
Require in-depth support beyond our free offerings? See details here.
Find Quickstart guides, BSP downloads, and other useful information on our wiki.
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Buy Your Kit
The phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny Rapid Development Kit comes in one version: Linux. Development Kit includes a phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny SOM, carrier board, BSP, and 5" LCD.
- phyCORE-MPC5121e tiny System on Module (PCM-046)
- 5" LCD (LCD-014-M)
- Carrier board (PCM-962-tiny)
- Linux BSP