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NAON Texas Instruments DM814x/AM387x CPU module[edit | edit source]

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NAON is a ready-to-use CPU module family based on Texas Instruments DM814x (DaVinci) and AM387x (Sitara) Cortex-A8 high performance application processors. NAON covers all requirements for a high range of applications where connectivity, rich user-interfaces and high computing capabilities are required, including industrial electronics, security systems, home automation and medical applications.

NAON is the top product of DAVE Embedded Systems Esatta Line. It is designed to be easily included in customer's new and existing embedded systems thanks to the inexpensive stacking connectors and pinout compatibility with Lizard and Zefeer CPU modules.

Please visit NAON Web Page for more product information.

Main Features[edit | edit source]

  • Up to 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM
  • Flash NOR and Flash NAND on board
  • 2 x USB Host, 1 x USB OTG
  • 2 x SD/MMC
  • High-end Dual-CAN controller
  • Fast Ethernet LAN and Integrated Ethernet Switch
  • Display subsystem: up to 30 bit, TFT and TV out
  • HD Video Processing Subsystem (HDVPSS), 24-bit video input port
  • Touch Screen controller
  • 3 x UART, 2 x I²C, 3 x SPI, 1 x I²S, 1x SATA
  • Small form factor: 70mm x 50mm

NAON Technical Specifications[edit | edit source]

CPU and Memories
CPU Texas Instruments DM814x/AM387x ARMv7 architecture Cortex A8 @ 1 GHz
Multimedia NEON Media Technology (Advanced SIMD coprocessor)

PowerVR SGX 530 3D Graphics Accelerator

Up to 18 Mpoly/s, support for OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0 and OpenVG 1.1

Programmable High-Definition Video Image Coprocessing (HDVICP v2) Engine

HD Video Processing Subsystem (HDVPSS)

Imaging Subsystem (ISS)

Up to 750-MHz C674x Floating-Point VLIW DSP

Supervisor On board power supply supervision and power sequencer


Battery powered RTC on TPS659113 PMIC

Memory Cache: 32 Kbyte instruction, 32 Kbyte data, 512 Kbyte L2

SDRAM: 64, 128, 256, 215 MB

NOR: 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 MB

NAND: All sizes, on request

SRAM: 128 Kbyte


Interfaces LAN: Fast Ethernet 10/100 Mbps, Additional RMII Inteface

UART: 3 x UART ports (1x full, 2x four-wires)

USB: 2 x 2.0 Host ports, 1 x OTG port

CAN: Dual CAN controller (version 2 part A, B)

Storage: 1x SATA 3.0 Gbps channel

External Bus: GPMC 16-bit bus

Debug: JTAG IEEE 1149.1 Test Access Port EMU Port

PC Card: 2 x SD/MMC card

Audio: McASP interface

Miscellaneous 2 x I²C channels

3 x SPI channel

GPIOs available

Keypad (up to 8x8)

Video Resolution: 16-/24-/30-bit HD Display Port

Type: HDMI 1.3, TFT/RGB

Touch Screen: Yes

TV out: Yes


  • 24-bit video in port
  • 16-bit camera interface
Mechanical Connectors 2 x 140 pin 0.6mm pitch

Physical 70 mm x 50 mm


  • Commercial (0°C / +70°C) Temperature Range
  • Industrial (-40°C / +85°C) Temperature Range
PSU Input 3.3V, voltage regulation on board

Hardware Documentation[edit | edit source]

Electrical Schematics Mechanical Documentation Carrier Board design Thermal & Power Management

Software Documentation[edit | edit source]

Linux Android

NAON Evaluation Kit[edit | edit source]

The evaluation kit for Naon is DELK-H-S, a development/test board designed to start working with the DIDO platform and experimenting with the implemented features. The carrier board hosts a DIDO CPU module and offers the following features:

Please refer to this page for more details.

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Index of topics about NAON SoM[edit | edit source]

This category collects all the pages specific to NAON modules and related carrier boards.

Pages in category "Naon"

The following 55 pages are in this category, out of 55 total.