phyCORE®-MPC5200B I/O

Contact us to learn more

Call 1-800-278-9913
to talk to a technical sales engineer

The phyCORE-MPC5200B tiny SOM is populated with the high-performance, 32-bit RISC NXP MPC5200B processor highlighted by its ultra-low power consumption and real-time support. The two 220-pin high-density Molex connectors extend controller and board-level signals for access to circuitry common to embedded applications including DDR memory, Ethernet, USB, CAN, and more.

Take a closer look

The phyCORE-MPC5200B I/O System on Module

The MPC200B PowerPC Family

The NXP MPC5200B features MPC603e series processor core built on Power® Architecture technology.  Complimented by a double precision Floating Point Unit (FPU), the MPC5200B delivers up to 400 MHz performance while highlighting a hardware Memory Management Unit (MMU) for fast task switching, BestComm DMA controller for intensive data transfers,  and a packed set of integrated peripherals.

SOM Highlights

  • MPC5200B up to 400 MHz
  • Altera Cyclone II FPGA (on-board)
  • Up to 128 MB DDR / 64 MB Flash
  • USB FS 1.1 Host
  • Ethernet
  • ATA 1.0
  • CAN, UART, I2S
  • Linux BSP
Feature Details
Part Number PCM-032
Architecture PowerPC
Processor NXP MPC5200B
Frequency 400 MHz
SRAM 2 MB max
DRAM 128 MB default DDR
NOR 32 MB default / 64 MB max
UART 2 (6 with special modification)
RS-232 2
I2C 2
I2S 1
USB Host 1x FS 1.1 (no PHY)
USB Device
Ethernet (Mbit/s) 10/100
Audio External
Miscellaneous FPGA, PCI 2.2, DMA, JTAG
Dimensions 57 x 84 mm
Connector 2x 200-pin 0.635 mm pitch
Supply Voltage 3.3 V
Power Consumption 4 W
Temperature -40° to +85° C

The Interconnect

phyCORE-MPC5200B 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-MPC5200B I/O Rapid Development Kit

Kit Contents

  • phyCORE-MPC5200B-I/O System on Module
  • phyCORE-MPC5200B-I/O Carrier Board
  • Linux Software
  • ALTERA Byte-Programmer
  • 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

  • RJ-45 Ethernet
  • USB 1.1 Host port
  • 2x RS-232 serial ports
  • Compact Flash card socket
  • PCI connector
  • Stereo input and output jacks
  • 2x CAN connectors
  • ATA interface
  • IDE interface connector
  • JTAG connector
  • Expansion interface

SOM Features

The default configuration for the phyCORE-MPC5200B I/O SOM included in the kit features: Freescale Power Architectures MPC5200B 400 MHz processor, 128 MB SDRAM, 32 MB NOR-Flash, 2 MB SRAM, Ethernet, FPGA (EP2C8), dual RS-232, and industrial temperature range.

Optional Accessories

  • Bare PCB expansion board that plugs into the Carrier Board for rapid prototypting

phyCORE-MPC5200B I/O 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

  • GCC C/C++ cross development tool chain
  • Eclipse IDE
  • PTXdist build system
  • Bootloader, kernel, file system
  • Source BSP

Access BSP here

phyCORE-MPC5200B I/O Documentation


View PHYTEC certifications for ISO9001:2008, RoHS II, Conflict Minerals, and more here.

Developer Wiki

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


Welcome to PHYTEC support! We pride ourselves in our excellent customer service. If you cannot find the help you need here, please call us and we will connect you with a live person who can assist you.

Schematic Registration

Need schematics for one of our products? Register here.