AM65x Industrial SOM

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The AM65x Industrial SOM from Mistral is easy to use, compact, light-weight System on Module providing very high processing power for Industrial applications. With a form factor of just 63mm x 90mm, this is one of the smallest TI Sitara ARM-based SOMs available in the market currently.

The AM65x Industrial SOM from Mistral is easy to use, compact, light-weight System on Module providing very high processing power for Industrial applications. With a form factor of just 63mm x 90mm, this is one of the smallest TI Sitara ARM-based SOMs available in the market currently.

Mistral’s AM6548 Industrial SOM consists of 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.1GHz with a Dual-core ARM Cortex-R5F MCU subsystem, 2GB DDR4 with 1GB ECC, 8GB eMMC and with major interfaces available via inter-board connectors. Equipped with powerful features, the AM65x Industrial SOM is ideal for designs requiring secure boot, multi-protocol Gigabit communication, graphics, functional safety features and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN). The feature-rich SOM supports Industrial communicatio through PRU-ICSSG(Programmable Real-time Unit for Industrial Communications) sub-system supporting protocols such as Profinet, EtherCAT, Ethernet/IP and cycle-by-cycle PWM control in a very small footprint.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Quad Cortex A53 processor with Dual core ARM Cortex-R5F

Quad Cortex A53 processor

AM65x Industrial SOM

Time-Sensitive Networking

AM65x Industrial SOM

Compact Form Factor:63 x 90 mm

AM65x Industrial SOM

Linux, VxWorks & Android 9.0

Specifications

Mistral’s AM65x Industrial SOM is equipped with powerful features ideal for designs requiring secure boot, multi-protocol Gigabit communication, graphics, functional safety features and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN).

AM6548 Processor

  • Quad Cortex A53 @ 1.1GHz
  • Dual-core ARM Cortex-R5F at up to 400MHz

Memory

  • 2GB DDR4 (Support up to 4GB) with 1GB ECC
  • 8GB eMMC (Support up to 32GB)

Display

  • Parallel Display Interface (VOUT Port)
  • Open LDI (Open LVDS Display Interface)

Camera

  • Camera Serial Interface (MIPI CSI2)
  • Parallel Camera interface (VIN Port)

Power Supply

  • 3V Input
  • On-board power regulator for SoC & its associated circuitry in the SOM

Peripherals Support

  • SERDES to support USB3.1 (SuperSpeed Gen1) / PCIe x2 / SGMII
  • 1 x USB2.0
  • OSPI (Hyper Bus)
  • 6 x eHRPWM
  • 3 x Enhanced Quadrature Encoded Pulse (EQEP)
  • 6 x PRU_ICSSG PWM
  • 2 x 8-channel ADC (ADC0, ADC1)
  • 2 x CAN for external connectivity
  • GPMC
  • MCASP
  • MMC/SDIO/SD
  • 4 x I2C; 2 x SPI; 5 x UART; and GPIOs Interface Support
  • JTAG

Ethernet

  • One GigE (CPSW) interface supporting RGMII
  • 6 x GigE ports (PRU_ICSSG) supporting RGMII

Dimensions:  63 x 90mm

AM65x Development Kit

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AM65x Development Kit is an ideal platform for designing Industrial Programmable Controllers (PLC), Factory Automation with Safety Functions, Industrial PC and Industrial Robots, Grid Infrastructure Protection Relays, Edge Computing, and Robotic Motor Drives.

 

FEATURES

Power

  • 12V, 5A DC Power input
  • Buck and LDO regulators
  • Discrete Power Supervisory circuits

Network Interface

  • CPSW Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • 2 x PRU-ICSSG Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • PCIex1, PCIex2 Connector

Memory

  • 512Mb OSPI Flash
  • SD Card Connector

Display Interface

  • HDMI Display
  • LVDS Display

Debug Interface

  • MicroUSB Debug Port via FT4232 to access MCU, WKUP and Main domain.
  • JTAG Interface

Connectivity

  • USB 3.0 Host Port
  • USB 2.0 Dual Role Port
  • UART
  • 5mm Audio (Headphone and Line-in Jack)
  • 4-lane MIPI CSI Camera
  • CAN Port
  • Profibus Connector

Expansion Connector

  • MIKRO Bus Header
  • eHRPWM, EnDAT, EQEP
  • GPIOs

Miscellaneous Interfaces

  • RTC Controller
  • Current Monitor
  • Temperature Sensor
  • Crypto Authentication

Form Factor: 200 x 200mm

DELIVERABLES

  • AM654x Development Kit consisting of AM654x SOM and Carrier Module
  • Linux Arago BSP /Android 9 (Pie) (Online)
  • Binary Images (Online)
  • Linux Arago BSP
  • Android 9 (Pie)
  • Quick Start Guide (Online)
  • User Manual (Online)

 

ACCESSORIES

The following accessories are recommended to enable software development with the AM654x Development Kit. These are available through 3rd party vendors.

Software

The AM654x Development Kit supports Linux 4.19.38 Arago BSP and Android 9 (Pie). The platform enables rapid software development as it supports all standard Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) provided by Linux Arago BSP (Embedded Linux, Linux RT) and Android 9 (Pie).

Protocols Supported:

  • Native – ModBus, CANOpen
  • Licensed from Port – ProfiNET, Ethernet/IP

Road map for Protocols and OS

  • RoadMap for OS: WindRiver Linux, WindRiver VxWorks
  • Road map for Protocol: EtherCAT, Sercos III, EnDAT/EQEP, CCLink IEField, ProfiBUS

Other Road Map: Time Sensitive Network (TSN)

Adapter Board

Additional Adapter boards can be made available for the AM65x Development Kit for accelerated product development that exercises various interfaces via the expansion connectors. These boards ensure easier customization and faster turnaround of the end product design.

LCD Display Board

  • 10.1” LVDS LCD panel with WXGA (1280x 800) resolution with 10point Capacitive touch

SERDES Adapter Board

  • 2 lane PCIe adapter board
  • USB3.0 + 1 lane PCIe adapter board

Other Custom Adapter Boards that can be developed

  • Motor Controller
  • Encoder
  • Wireless Connectivity

Infographics

A quick overview of the AM65x Industrial SOM from Mistral.

FAQs

 

SOFTWARE

 

Q. Is it feasible to run bare metal software on the AM65x Industrial SOM, given a power supply, Lauterbach JTAG probe, and a USB-serial cable?

A. AM65xx SOM cannot be used stand-alone. A Carrier card is required for powering the SOM and being able to connect the JTAG and run bare-metal code in it.

Q. Do you offer VxWorks 7.0 BSP for AM65x Industrial SOM?

A. VxWorks 7 BSP is available for Mistral’s AM65x Industrial SoM. The same can be procured from Wind River.

OPERATING TEMPERATURE

 

Q. What is the operating temperature of AM65x Industrial SOM?

A. Industrial temperatures range. Exact range documented in hardware user’s guide.

MEMORY

 

Q. Can I customize AM65x Nano SOM for different eMMC capacity?

A. Mistral provides customization services to enable this.

POWER

 

Q. What is the maximum power rating of the AM65x industrial SOM? What is the power consumption in different working modes?

A. Power consumption depends on the end application and the hardware utilization. Please write to us with more details.

DOCUMENTATION

 

Q. Where can I get the binary images, quick start guide, and user manual for AM65x Development board?

A. The binary images are typically flashed into the development boards. They can also be downloaded from our website.

Q. Where can I find the AM65x Industrial SoM pinout details?

A. The pinout details are available in the hardware user’s guide.

Q. I have registered AM65x Development Kit. Where can I download Quick Start Guide, Schematics and User Manual?

A. These articles are available for download on our website.

OTHERS

 

Q. What is the longevity of AM65X SOM?

A. Mistral can assure support for a minimum of 5 years (till 2025) for the AM65x SoM.

Q. What is the export control classification number for Mistral AM65x SoM/ Development Kit?

A. Schedule B / HSN code: 8471500000 ECCN: EAR99 COO: India.

Q. Is there a demo video of AM65x Industrial SOM?

A. Yes, you can watch the demo on our Youtube channel. Please follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY0WaMXGg_4&t=28s

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APPLICATIONS

Industrial Programmable  Controllers

Human Machine Interface (HMI)

Robotic Motor Drives

Factory Automation with  Safety Functions

Industrial PC and  Industrial Robots

Edge Computing