Processors

Sitara™ AM6x processors

Arm® Cortex®-A53 & Arm® Cortex®-R5F processors with gigabit industrial Ethernet, enhanced security and functional safety features

AM6x processors enable gigabit industrial Ethernet networks, robust operation with extensive ECC on memories, and enhanced security features. Additional features such as an integrated lockstep MCU subsystem and diagnostic libraries help enable functional safety systems.

Key features

  • Scalable quad and dual Cortex®-A53
  • 6 Gigabit industrial Ethernet ports
  • Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) support
  • IEC 61508 SIL 3 certification by TÜV SÜD in works
  • Secure boot and other security enablers

AM6x portfolio 

AM6526
AM6527
AM6528
AM6546
AM6548
Arm® Cortex®-A53 cores 2 (1 dual core cluster) 2 (2 single core clusters) 2 (1 dual core cluster) 4 (2 dual core clusters) 4 (2 dual core clusters)
Max Cortex®-A53 speed
1.1 GHz (2.53 DMIPS/core)
Arm® Cortex®-R5F cores
2 at 400MHz max speed (668 DMIPS/core)
Graphics accelerator
no
no
3D accelerator (SGX544)
no
3D accelerator (SGX544)
Cortex®-A53 L2 cache 512kB w/ECC 2x512kB w/ECC 512kB w/ECC 2x512kB w/ECC 2x512kB w/ECC
On-chip L3 RAM (cache or RAM)
2MB w/ECC
DDR
32b DDR3L/DDR4/LPDDR4
Industrial Ethernet ports
6 (EtherCAT, TSN, EtherNet/IP, and more)
CSI-2
4-lane
Package (mm)
23x23

AM65x Arm® Cortex®-A53