Premier Farnell Launches Texas Instruments AM437x Starter Kit for Industrial Design

Premier Farnell is today launching the Texas Instruments AM437x Starter Kit for design engineers working in industrial, HMI and networking applications.

The AM437x Starter Kit is a low-cost development platform based on the ARM Cortex-A9 processor providing a stable and affordable platform to quickly start evaluation of Sitara™ ARM® Cortex®-A9 AM437x Processors (AM4376, AM4378).

The product is an ideal platform for developing applications that require a full featured user interface including touch screen capability and a broad array of connectivity options.

Powerful enough to drive a full graphical display for a user interface the kit includes a broad set of industrial communications protocols and interfaces (Dual Gigabit Ethernet, DDR3L, Camera and Capacitive Touch Screen LCD).

The integrated LCD and full featured hardware platform offers an array of onboard features which allows experienced and novice designers alike to focus on product differentiation such as advanced graphics and connectivity.

At speeds up to 1 GHz, the AM437x Starter Kit accelerates designs with a ready-for-production hardware and software platform.

Priced at $249, the TI AM437x is available from Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 in Asia Pacific.


Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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