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    • SABRE development Board for Smart Devices Based on the i.MX 7 Dual Applications Processor
    • SABRE development Board for Smart Devices Based on the i.MX 7 Dual Applications Processor

    Overview

    NXP® delivers the Smart Application Blueprint for Rapid Engineering (SABRE) board based on i.MX7Dual applications processor, utilizing both the ARM® Cortex®-A7 and Cortex®-M4 cores with enhanced security and power optimization. With the goal of faster time to market, the SABRE board allows developers to evaluate the processors’ primary features including hardware-enabled security, integrated EPD controller, LCD/HDMI/MIPI DSI display and flexible connectivity interface, plus rich on-board solutions to Wi-Fi®/Bluetooth®4.0+EDR (Supporting BLE), and dual 1 Gigabit Ethernet.

    The corresponding software support enables developers to run a rich operating system like Linux® or Android on the ARM® Cortex®-A7 core and FreeRTOS on the ARM® Cortex®-M4 core, exploring the full potential of the Heterogeneous Multicore Processing (HMP) architecture.L4.1.0_1.1.0_GA BSP release can support i.MX7D SABRE board. Developing uboot and Developing Kernel on public git may provide better support.

    Features

    • i.MX 7Dual applications processor
      • Two ARM® Cortex-A7 core operating up to 1 GHz
      • Single ARM® Cortex -M4 core operating up to 200 MHz
    • On-Board Memory and expansion
      • 1 GB DDR3, 533 MHz
      • eMMC expansion footprint
      • NAND flash expansion footprint
      • QSPI flash expansion footprint
    • Power Management
      • PF3000 PMIC
    • Display/Camera Connectors
      • Expansion port for EPDC (Electrophoretic Display Controller)
      • Port for Parallel LCD display
      • Port for HDMI display
      • Port for MIPI DSI display
      • Port for MIPI CSI CMOS sensor (camera)
    • Wireless
      • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi® on board
      • Bluetooth V4.0 + EDR on board
    • Audio Codec
    • Connectivity
      • Dual Ethernet (both 1 GigE) on board
      • 1 SD socket for boot code
      • 1 mikroBusTM socket
      • 1 USB host connecto
      • 1 micro USB OTG connector
      • Full Mini PCIe socket
      • SIM card slot
      • CAN (DB-9)
    • Debug
      • UART via USB port
      • 10-pin standard JTAG connector for debug
    • Sensor Fusion
      • Accelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope
      • Barometer, altimeter

    Ships With

    • i.MX 7Dual SABRE board for smart devices
    • Power supply
    • USB cable (micro-B to standard-A)
    • Quick Start Guide
    • SD card with bootable Linux operating system demostration

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