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.


About the Premier Farnell Group

Premier Farnell is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Trading as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific, it had sales last year of £982.7m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,000 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers’ needs.

Premier Farnell works to bring to market development kits in a variety of applications, enabling it to support the customer from design concept through to production.

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