Sitara Processor - AM3703

AM3703 (ACTIVE)

Sitara Processor

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Description

The AM37x generation (AM3715/AM3703) of Sitara™ high-performance microprocessors is based on the enhanced Cortex™-A8 device architecture and is integrated on TI's advanced 45-nm process technology. This architecture is designed to provide best in class ARM and graphics performance while delivering low power consumption.

The device can support numerous high-level operating systems and real-time operating system solutions including Linux, Android and Windows Embedded CE which are available free of charge directly from TI. Additionally, the device is fully backward compatible with previous Cortex-A8 Sitara microprocessors and OMAP™ processors.

The AM3715/AM3703 microprocessor data manual presents the electrical and mechanical specifications for the AM3715/AM3703 microprocessor.

The information contained in this data manual applies to both the commercial and extended temperature versions of the AM3715/03 Microprocessor unless otherwise indicated. It consists of the following sections:

  • A description of the AM3715/03 terminals: assignment, electrical characteristics, multiplexing, and functional description
  • A presentation of the electrical characteristics requirements: power domains, operating conditions, power consumption, and dc characteristics
  • The clock specifications: input and output clocks, DPLL and DLL
  • A description of thermal characteristics, device nomenclature, and mechanical data about the available packaging

Features

  • AM3715, AM3703 Sitara ARM Microprocessors:
    • Compatible to OMAP™ 3 Architecture
    • MPU Subsystem
      • Up to 1-GHz Sitara™ ARM® Cortex™-A8 Core Also supports 300, 600, and 800-MHz operation
      • NEON SIMD Coprocessor
    • POWERVR SGX™ Graphics Accelerator (AM3715 only)
      • Tile Based Architecture Delivering up to 20 MPoly/sec
      • Universal Scalable Shader Engine: Multi-threaded Engine Incorporating Pixel and Vertex Shader Functionality
      • Industry Standard API Support: OpenGLES 1.1 and 2.0, OpenVG1.0
      • Fine Grained Task Switching, Load Balancing, and Power Management
      • Programmable High Quality Image Anti-Aliasing
  • External Memory Interfaces:
    • SDRAM Controller (SDRC)
      • 16, 32-bit Memory Controller With 1G-Byte Total Address Space
      • Interfaces to Low-Power SDRAM
      • SDRAM Memory Scheduler (SMS) and Rotation Engine
    • General Purpose Memory Controller (GPMC)
      • 16-bit Wide Multiplexed Address/Data Bus
      • Up to 8 Chip Select Pins With 128M-Byte Address Space per Chip Select Pin
      • Glueless Interface to NOR Flash, NAND Flash (With ECC Hamming Code Calculation), SRAM and Pseudo-SRAM
      • Flexible Asynchronous Protocol Control for Interface to Custom Logic (FPGA, CPLD, ASICs, etc.)
      • Nonmultiplexed Address/Data Mode (Limited 2K-Byte Address Space)

POWERVR SGX is a trademark of Imagination Technologies Ltd.

OMAP is a trademark of Texas Instruments.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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AM3703 AM3715
Industrial
Personal Electronics    
Industrial
Personal Electronics    
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Integrity
Windows Embedded CE
Linux
VXWorks
Android    
Neutrino
Integrity
Windows Embedded CE
Linux
VXWorks
Android    
1 ARM Cortex-A8     1 ARM Cortex-A8    
1000     1000    
LPDDR     LPDDR    
DSS     DSS    
  1 3D    
1 Input
1 Output    
1 Input
1 Output    
4     4    
4     4    
4     4    
4     4    
-40 to 105
-40 to 90
0 to 90    
-40 to 105
-40 to 90
0 to 90    
256 KB (ARM Cortex-A8)     256 KB (ARM Cortex-A8)    
64 KB     64 KB    
13.75 | 1ku     19.70 | 1ku    

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