Devkit8600 Evaluation board

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DevKit8600 AM3358 Evaluation Kit

- 1GHz TI's Sitara AM3358 ARM Cortex-A8 Microprocessor
- Onboard 512Mbytes of DDR3 SDRAM and 512Mbytes of NAND Flash
- UART, USB Host/OTG, Ethernet, CAN, RS485, WiFi/Bluetooth, TF, JTAG…
- LCD/TSP, Audio input/output
- Optional VGA, USB WiFi, Camera and 3G Modules
- Supports for Linux 3.1.0, Android 2.3 and WinCE 7 OS

DevKit8600 Evaluation Board

Embest DevKit8600 is a complete development platform for Texas Instruments' Sitara AM3358 ARM Cortex-A8 processor, it supports running high-level operating systems such as Linux, WinCE and Android which is a reliable and solid reference design and embedded product for development or applications such as Gaming Peripherals, Home and Industrial Automation, Consumer Medical Appliances, Printers, Smart Toll Systems, Connected Vending Machines, Weighing Scales, Educational Consoles and Advanced Toys.

The DevKit8600 Evaluation Board takes full features of the 1GHz AM3358 processor. It has 512MBytes of DDR3 SDRAM and 512Mbytes of NAND Flash on board. It has exposed rich hardware peripherals through connectors or headers including serial ports, USB Host, OTG, Ethernet, CAN, RS485, LCD/TSP, TF, WiFi//Bluetooth, Audio, ADC, SPI, I2C and JTAG. The Board is able to support Linux 3.1.0, Android 2.3 and WinCE7 OS. The software package includes the BSP and drivers of which many are in source code.

The DevKit8600 Evaluation Kit includes the DevKit8600 evaluation board and all necessary accessories to help users start their development. It is preloaded with Linux OS in NAND flash and WinCE OS in TF card. User can display the system by using a 4.3" or 7"TFT LCD and Touch screen. Embest provides user manual, schematic drawing, datasheet documents and software BSP to help customers better understand and use the kit. Besides, it is provided with Android 2.3 demo. Embest gives instructions on how to boot Android demo image from NAND flash or TF card.

Note: The WiFi/BT module and 512MBytes Nand Flash is on rear of the DevKit8600 board

Hardware Features

Mechanical Parameters

    • Dimensions: 130mm x 80mm
    • Power Supply: +12V
    • Working Temp.: 0~70°C

Processor

    • TI AM3358 ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessor
      - 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 32-bit RISC MPU
      - NEON™ SIMD Coprocessor
      - 32KB/32KB of L1 Instruction/Data Cache with Single-Error Detection (parity)
      - 256KB of L2 Cache with Error Correcting Code (ECC)
      - SGX530 Graphics Engine
      - Programmable Real-Time Unit Subsystem

Memory and Storage

    • 512MBytes DDR3 SDRAM
    • 512MBytes NAND Flash
    • TF card slot

Data Transfer Interfaces

    • One 5 line Debug serial port, RS232 voltage (brings out by DB9 connector)
    • One 5 line serial port, TTL voltage (brings out by 2.0mm pitch 10-pin dip connector J6)
    • Two 3 line serial ports, TTL voltage (brings out by 2.0mm pitch 10-pin dip connector J5)
    • One RS485 serial port (brings out by 8-pin Phoenix Connector)
    • One USB2.0 OTG port with Integrated PHY, High-speed (Mini USB type)
    • One USB2.0 Host port with Integrated PHY, High-speed (USB-A type)
    • WiFi/Bluetooth Module (only support linux at present)
    • One CAN 2.0 interface (8-pin Phoenix Connector)
    • One 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet interface (RJ45 connector)
    • One GPMC bus interface (brings out by 2.0mm pitch 30-pin dip connector J14)

Audio/Video Interfaces

    • One audio input interface (3.5mm audio jack)
    • One 2-channel audio output interface (3.5mm audio jack)
    • One TFT LCD interface / 4 line Resistive Touch Screen interface (50pin FPC connector)

Input/Output Interfaces and Other Facilities

    • Battery backed RTC (User needs to prepare battery himself, CR1220 model is ok)
    • One Reset button
    • Three User buttons (HOME, MENU, BACK)
    • One JTAG connector (2.54mm pitch 14-pin dip connector J7)
    • 4-channel ADC (brings out by 2.0mm 10-pin dip connector J10)
    • 1-channel SPI interface (brings out by 2.0mm 10-pin dip connector J8)
    • 1-channel I2C interfaces (brings out by 2.0mm 10-pin dip connector J6)

Add-on Hardware Options and Support OS

The DevKit8600 board takes full features of TI's AM3358 microprocessor and has exposed many hardware peripherals through connectors or headers. Embest has also designed various function modules to further enhance the performance of DevKit8600 board including VGA, USB WiFi, USB Camera, USB 3G (with CDMA2000 or WCDMA standard) and LVDS modules, which are flexible for user selections to meet their own needs. More other modules are under development and will be released continuously.

Item Description Interface to Board Linux Android WinCE
VGA8000 VGA Module LCD Support* Support* Support*
WF8000-U WiFi Module USB Host Support* Not yet Not yet
CAM8100-U Digital Camera Module USB Host Support* Not yet Not yet
CDMA8000-U 3G Module (CDMA2000 standard) USB Host Support* Not yet Not yet
WCDMA8000-U 3G Module (WCDMA standard) USB Host Support* Not yet Not yet
LVDS8000 LVDS Module LCD Support* Support* Support*
XDS100v2 Emulator for debugging JTAG  

* = Provided with Source Code
# = Not Provided with Source Code

Software Features

OS

Item

Remark

Linux

BIOS

SPL
(First boot loader)

NAND

MMC/SD

FAT

U-boot
(Second boot loader)

NAND

MMC/SD

FAT

NET

Kernel

Linux-3.1.0

Supports ROM/CRAM/EXT2/EXT3/FAT/NFS/ JFFS2/UBIFS file systems

Drivers

Debug serial port, RTC, Ethernet, NAND Flash, TFT LCD, Touch screen, TF card, USB Device, USB host, Audio input/output, LED, Keypad, CAN, RS485, WiFi/Bluetooth

Android
Demo
(do not provide source code)

Kernel

Linux-3.1.0

Gingerbread

Drivers

Debug serial port, RTC, Ethernet, NAND Flash, Touch screen,
TF card, USB Device, USB host, Audio input/output, LED, Keypad, 2D/3D

WinCE7

BIOS

X-loader
(First boot loader)

NAND

TF

EBOOT
(Second boot loader)

NAND

TF

OAL

OAL module

Boot parameter

KILT (EMAC)

Serial debug

REBOOT

Watchdog

RTC

Kernel profiler

System timer

Interrupt controller

MMU

Drivers

Debug serial port, RTC, Ethernet, NAND Flash, TFT LCD, Touch screen, TF card, USB Device, USB host, Audio input/output, RS485, NLED, Keypad, PRU

PowerVR (2D/3D) DDK & SDK

APP

Application module

Flash Player plug-in and Flash player

 

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PACKING LIST

Order No. T6030037 price : $139.00

Item DevKit8600 Evaluation Boards
Remark For AM3359
Delivery
  • One DevKit8600 Evaluation board
  • One Product DVD (including user manual, schematic in PDF format, datasheet, Linux 3.1.0 BSP, Android 2.3 BSP and WinCE 7 BSP)


Order No. T6010181 price : $189.00

Item DevKit8600 Standard Configuration
Remark Standard Configuration
Delivery
  • One DevKit8600 Evaluation board   
  • One 2GB TF card
  • One Serial cable (DB9-DB9)
  • One 12V@1.25A Power adapter
  • One USB cable (Type A Male to Type Mini-B Male)
  • One USB cable (Type A Female to Type Mini-A Male)   
  • One Cross Ethernet cable   
  • One WiFi antenna
  • One Product DVD (including user manual, schematic in PDF format, datasheet, Linux 3.1.0 BSP, Android 2.3 BSP and WinCE 7 BSP) 


Order No. T6010182 price : $299.00

Item DevKit8600 with 4.3” LCD
Remark Complete Configuration, with 4.3 inch TFT LCD
Delivery
  • One Embest DevKit8600 Evaluation Kit Standard Configuration
  • One 4.3" LCD (With touch screen)
    Remark: 4.3”LCD (resolution: 480*272), 7"LCD (resolution: 800*480)


Order No. T6010183 price : $319.00

Item DevKit8600 with 7” LCD
Remark Complete Configuration, with 7 inch TFT LCD
Delivery
  • One Embest DevKit8600 Evaluation Kit Standard Configuration
  • One 7" LCD (With touch screen)
    Remark: 4.3”LCD (resolution: 480*272), 7"LCD (resolution: 800*480)


OPTIONS

Accessory Name Description Price
  CDMA8000-U Module   USB Host 3G Module(CDMA Standard).. $79.00
  CAM8100-U Module   USB Host Digital Camera Module(200 Pixel).. $36.00
  VGA8000 Module   LCD interface VGA Module.. $25.00
  WCDMA8000-U Module   USB Host 3G Module(WCDMA Standard).. $79.00
  WF8000-U USB WiFi Module   USB Host Wifi Module.. $39.00

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Related documentations

Documentations Size Download
  DevKit8600 Evaluation Kit Overview 1.43MB
  Dimension drawing of DevKit8600 board 88KB
  TI AM335x datasheet 1.79MB
  Devkit8600 Quick Operation Manual 474KB
  DevKit8600 User Manual 6.09MB
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