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The phyCORE®-AM65x module brings secure boot, multiprotocol gigabit industrial communication, graphics, functional safety features and time-sensitive-networking (TSN) to the phyCORE® family. The phyCORE®-AM65x SOM is ideal for industrial communication systems, factory automation, edge computing, grid infrastructure and applications where high reliability is needed. Utilize the quad Arm® Cortex®-A53 cores to run your application, the 6 Industrial PRU interfaces for time sensitive communication protocols and the isolated dual Cortex®-R5F cores for functional safety support. 

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The phyCORE-AM65x System on Module

The AM6x Processor Family

Sitara™ AM6x processors enable gigabit industrial Ethernet networks, robust operation with extensive ECC on memories, and enhanced security features. Additional features such as an integrated lockstep MCU subsystem and diagnostic libraries help enable functional safety systems.

SOM Highlights

  • Sitara AM65x processor featuring:
    • Quad Arm® Cortex®-A53 CPUs  and dual-core Arm® Cortex®-R5F MCU subsystem
    • 3D Graphics support via PowerVR SGX544 Core
    • Up to 6 Gigabit Industrial Communication interfaces (PRU-ICSSG)
    • Single Lane PCIe 3.0
    • OctoSPI Bus Support
    • USB 3.0 Dual Role
    • USB 2.0 Dual Role
    • CSI Camera Support
    • LVDS Display Support
    • MIPI DPI Display Support
  • DDR4 with support for discrete DDR4 ECC
  • Up to 32GB eMMC
  • Optional 2.4 or 5GHz Certified WiFi Solution
  • 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s Ethernet PHY on SOM
  • SOM dimensions 55 x 65 mm
  • Linux, Android, and TI-RTOS BSP
Feature Details
Part Number PCM-067
Architecture ARM® Cortex™-A53 / ARM® Cortex™-R5F
Processor TI AM65x
Frequency 1.1 GHz (A53) / 400 MHz (R5F)
DRAM 2 GB default / tbd GB max / 1GB opt ECC DDR4
eMMC 4 GB default / 32 GB max
PCIe 2x 2.0
I2C 6
I2S 3
USB Host
USB Device
USB OTG 1x 3.0 Dual Role; 1x 2.0 Dual Role
Ethernet (Mbit/s) 1x 10/100/1000 Mb/s / 6x PRU-ICSSG
Audio Yes
Graphics 3D GPU (PowerVR SGX544)
Display 1x MIPI-DPI, 1x OLDI (LVDS)
Touch External
Camera 1x CSI
Miscellaneous 1x eCAP, 1x GPMC, 6x PWM, 2x OSPI, Watchdog, GPIO, JTAG
Dimensions 55 x 65 mm
Connector 2x90 SamTec 0.5 mm pitch
Supply Voltage 3.3 V
Power Consumption TBD
Temperature -40° to +85° C

The Interconnect

phyCORE-AM65x 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-AM654x Rapid Development Kit

Kit Contents

  • phyCORE-AM6548 System on Module (PCM-057)
  • phyCORE-AM654x Carrier Board (PCM-941)
  • Linux Yocto Project BSP

Carrier Board Features

  • phyCORE®-AM65x SOM with 2.4GHz WiFi Option
  • DB-9 CAN Connector
  • SD Card Slot
  • MikroBus Header
  • 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit RJ-45 Ethernet
  • 2x 10/100/1000 Mbit RJ-45 PRU
  • 1x USB - Console
  • 1x USB 3.0 A
  • 1x USB 2.0 Micro AB
  • 1x CSI with support for PHYTEC PEB-CAM-01 Module
  • 1x LVDS + Touch Expansion Connector
  • 1x Cloud Security Module
  • 1x OctoSPI Module
  • 1x Single-Lane PCIe Slot

SOM Features

  • TI Sitara AM6548 Processor
  • 2GB DDR4
  • 1GB ECC DDR4
  • 4GB eMMC
  • 2.4GHz WiFi + BT
  • 1x 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet PHY

phyCORE-AM65x 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.

Linux Package

  • Yocto Project Support
  • Bootloader, kernel, file system
  • Source BSP

BSP Acess here when available


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Coming Soon

phyCORE-AM65x Documentation

Will be made available here


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Developer Wiki

Find Quickstart guides, BSP downloads, and other useful information on our wiki.


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