ARM® Cortex™-A9 dual-core SOM supporting 1.5 GHz.

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The phyCORE-OMAP4470 SOM supports the Texas Instruments' OMAP4470 processor offering full HD video, an integrated image signal processor, 2D and 3D graphics acceleration, color-rich display support, and best in-class power management technology. In a tiny 1.6 x 2 in. (41 x 51 mm) form factor, the phyCORE-OMAP4470 supports a highly integrated peripheral set  featuring USB 2.0 OTG, dual display, dual camera, and HDMI.

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The phyCORE-OMAP4470 System on Module

The OMAP4 Cortex-A9 Processor Family

The Texas Instruments' OMAP4 family of application processors contain a dual-core power-efficient and high performance ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ based on a Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) architecture. Delivering up to 1.5 GHz of processing power, the OMAP4470 features a PowerVR™ SGX544 graphics core, IVA 3 multimedia accelerator offering full HD 1080p48 2D as well as 1080p stereoscopic 3D video encode/decode, and an integrated image signal processor. 

SOM Highlights

  • OMAP4470 up to 1.5 GHz
  • PowerVR SGX544 3D graphics
  • Up to 1 GB LPDDR2 / 1 GB NAND
  • USB 2.0 OTG and Host
  • UART, SPI, I2C, I2S
  • Dual Camera
  • Dual display + HDMI
  • Linux BSP
Feature Details
Part Number PCM-055
Architecture ARM® Cortex™-A9
Processor TI OMAP4470
Frequency 1.5 GHz
DRAM 512 MB default / 1 GB max LPDDR2
NAND 512 MB default / 1 GB max
EEPROM 4 KB / 32 KB Max
RS-232 1
I2C 3
I2S 1
USB Host 1x HS 2.0
USB Device
USB OTG 1x HS 2.0
Ethernet (Mbit/s) 10/100
Audio Yes
Graphics PowerVR SGX544
Video 2D 1080p HD, 1080p stereoscopic 3D
Display 2x DSI, 1x HDMI
Touch External
Camera Yes
Miscellaneous DVI/HDMI, PWM, Keypad, JTAG
Dimensions 41 x 51 mm
Connector 2x 120-pin 0.5 mm pitch
Supply Voltage 3.3 V
Power Consumption 2.8 W
Temperature -40° to +85° C

The Interconnect

phyCORE-OMAP4470 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-OMAP4470 Rapid Development Kit

Kit Contents

  • phyCORE-OMAP4470 System on Module
  • phyCORE-OMAP44xx Carrier Board
  • Linux Software
  • Optional LCD
  • Optional WiFi adapter board and 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

  • RJ-45 Ethernet
  • 2x RS-232 serial ports
  • USB 2.0 HS OTG port
  • USB 2.0 HS Host port
  • 2x MMC/SDIO card slot
  • Stereo input and output jacks
  • HDMI-DVI connector
  • 2x camera interfaces
  • LVDS / touch display interface
  • Keypad Interface
  • JTAG connector
  • Expansion interface

SOM Features

The default configuration of the phyCORE-OMAP4470 SOM included in the kit features: TI OMAP4470 1.8 GHz processor, 512 MB LPDDR2, 512 MB NAND-Flash, 4 KB EEPROM, Ethernet, RS-232, USB 2.0 HS OTG and Host.

Optional Accessories

  • Choose from a 5", 7", or 10" VGA LVDS display with 4-wire touchscreen
  • WiFi / Bluetooth Adapter Board and TiWi R2 WiFi module
  • Bare PCB expansion board that plugs into the Carrier Board for rapid prototyping

phyCORE-OMAP4470 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

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Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Package

  • Bootloader, kernel, file system images
  • Source BSP

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phyCORE-OMAP4470 Documentation


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