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AXEL ESATTA NXP/Freescale i.MX6 CPU module

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Axel Esatta is the new top-class Single - Dual - Quad Core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU module by DAVE Embedded Systems, based on the recent NXP/Freescale i.MX6 application processor. Thanks to AXEL ESATTA, customers have the chance to save time and resources by using a compact solution that permits to reach scalable performances that perfectly fits the application requirements avoiding complexities on the carrier board.

The use of this processor enables extensive system-level differentiation of new applications in many industry fields, where high-performance and extremely compact form factor (85mm x 50mm) are key factors. Smarter system designs are made possible, following the trends in functionalities and interfaces of the new, state-of-the-art embedded products. AXEL ESATTA offers great computational power, thanks to the rich set of peripherals, the Scalable ARM Cortex-A9 together with a large set of high-speed I/Os.

AXEL ESATTA enables designers to create smart products suitable for harsh mechanical and thermal environments, allowing the development of high computing and reliable solutions. Thanks to the tight integration between the ARM Core-based processing system, designers are able to share the application through the multicore platform and/or to divide the task on different cores in order to match with specific application requirements (thanks to AMP is possible to create application where RTOS and Linux works together on different cores).

Please visit Axel Esatta Web Page for more product information.

Main Features

  • Unmatched performances thanks to Single/Dual Quad Core @ 1.2 GHz
  • All memories you need on-board
  • Boot from NOR for safe applications
  • Enabling massive computing applications thanks to wide range DDR3 RAM memory up to 4GB
  • Wide range PSU input from 2.8V to 4.5V
  • High mechanical retention up to 100G shock thanks to 3x140pins and 4 screw holes
  • Reduced carrier complexity: dual CAN, USB, Ethernet GB and native 3.3V I/O
  • Suitable for Asymmetric Multicore Processing
  • A timing application thanks to on-board 5ppm RTC
  • Video encode/decode capabilities

AXEL ESATTA technical specifications

CPU and Memories
Feature Specifications Options
CPU NXP/Freescale ARM MPCore Cortex-A9
i.MX6 Solo/Dual/Quad @ 1.2GHz
Cache 32Kbyte instruction, 32Kbyte data per core
1 MB unified data/instructions
L2 cache
SDRAM Up to 4GB DDR3
Storage NOR: up to 64MB NOR SPI
NAND: (all sizes, on request)
Peripherals
Feature Specifications Options
Display subsystem 16-/24-bit HD Display Port
1x TFT/RGB
1x LVDS output port
Video input 1x 20bit video input
Video processing Up to 1080p60 H264 decode
Up to 1080p30 H264 encode
USB 1x 2.0 Host port (PHY on board)
1x 2.0 OTG port (PHY on board)
UARTs 4x UART ports four-wires
1x UART ports eight-wires
GPIO available
Networks Fast Ethernet 10/100/1000Mbps (PHY on board)
CAN Dual CAN controller (version 2 part B) (1x with PHY on board)
SD/MMC 3x SD/MMC compliant controllers
Mass storage
Serial buses
Audio 3x I²S / SSI / AC97
RTC
Debug JTAG IEEE 1149.1 Test Access Port
ETM port
Electrical, Mechanical and Environmental Specifications
Feature Specifications Options
Supply Voltage 2.8V-4.5V wide range input, voltage regulation on board
Active power consumption Please refer to Power consumption section
Dimensions 85mm x 50mm
Weight
MTBF
Operating temperature 0..70 °C
-40..+85 °C
Connectors 2 x 140 pin 0.6mm pitch
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Hardware Documentation

Electrical Schematics Mechanical Documentation Carrier Board design Thermal & Power Management

Software Documentation

Bootloader Linux Android

AXEL ESATTA Evaluation Kit

Please refer to this page for more details.

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