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    • Xplained Kit for SAMA5D3 ARM Cortex-A5 Processor
    • Xplained Kit for SAMA5D3 ARM Cortex-A5 Processor
    • Xplained Kit for SAMA5D3 ARM Cortex-A5 Processor

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    The Atmel SAMA5D3 Xplained evaluation kit (ATSAMA5D3-XPLD) is a fast prototyping and low cost evaluation platform for microprocessor-based design. The board based on Atmel’s SAMA5D3 ARM Cortex®-A5 processor comes with a rich set of ready to use connectivity and storage peripherals and expansion headers for easy customization. A USB device connector can be used to power the board as well as programming and debugging it. It also comes with a free of charge Linux distribution including Linux Kernel 3.10 (LTS), Linux Mainline and Yocto 1.5.1 support. Bare metal developers benefit from a complete C software package including many examples to get started fast. The board is also a perfect development platform for headless Android.

    The ATSAMA5D3-XPLD Xplained evaluation kit is based on the SAMA5D3 Atmel’s ARM® Cortex®-A5 processor-based MPU. The SAMA5D3 series MPUs deliver that balance in a rich set of devices that meets your every industrial design need. The SAMA5D3 series is also ideal for wearable computing and mobile applications where low power and a small footprint are critical. By designing with the new Atmel® SAMA5D3 series, you alleviate any trade-offs in performance, power and ease of use.

    The ATSAMA5D3-XPLD Xplained board is pre-loaded with a Linux-based embedded operating system. The software components stored in the NANDFlash have been compiled following instructions found on the Linux4SAM website. The on-board pre-installed Linux distribution can be controlled through the standard Linux console accessible via the Atmel SAMA5D3 DBGU (standard debug interface (J23)). An additional USB-CDC console is configured and can be directly accessed using the USB Micro-AB cable included in the evaluation kit. This is an efficient single-cable solution for easy log-in and fast access to the pre-installed Linux distribution.

    Key Applications: Industrial, Automation Networks, Robotics, Control Panels and Wearable etc


    • SAMA5D36 Cortex-A5 Microprocessor
    • 2GBit DDR2 - Micron
    • 2GBit Flash - Micron
    • Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
      • Phy connector
    • Ethernet (10/100)
      • Phy connector
    • 1- USB Device connector, 2- USB Host connectors
    • Active Semi PMIC
    • Power measurement straps
    • SD/MMCPlus 8-bit Card slot
    • Micro SDCard 4-bit slot footprint
    • 6-lead 3V3-level serial port
    • 10-pin J-TAG connector
    • Push buttons, reset and startup
    • General purpose push button
    • General purpose LEDs
    • Arduino R3-compatible header plus LCD connectors mounted
    • Linux distribution
    • Bare Metal C code example
    • Headless Android support

    Ships With

    • SAMA5D3 Xplained board
    • Micro-AB to typeA USB cable
    • Welcome letter

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