DM814x /AM387x Evaluation Module


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Developed with Mistral, the 8148 Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to immediately start evaluating DM814x DaVinci™ digital media processors (DM8148, DM8147, DM8146 and AM387x Sitara™ ARM MPUs (AM3874, AM3872, AM3871) and begin building solutions such as surveillance DVRs, video conferencing systems, video broadcasting systems, media servers, single-board computers, gateways, routers, servers, industrial automation, human machine interfaces (HMIs), point-of-service data terminals, amongst many others.

  • Hardware
    • 8148 Evaluation Module (printed circuit board assembly) with connectors for composite video, S-Video, Component Video, serial port, SD, SATA, PCIe, USB, Ethernet, Audio Input/Output, HDMI Tx
    • DM8148 Processor (emulates AM3874)
    • Expansion I/O Daughtercard (printed circuit board assembly) with connectors for DVI in, Component Video in, Composite Video in, HDMI Tx, serial port, Ethernet, and Audio outputs
    • 7” Touch-screen LCD display
    • Power supply
    • Serial, USB, Ethernet and HDMI cables
    • USB mouse
    • SD card (with example software and SDK)
    • SD card reader (for plugging in SD card to PC) JTAG emulator (XDS100)
    • 1 GB DDR3 Memory
  • Software
    • DM814x, C6A814x and AM387x Software Development kits provided via included 8GB SD Card
  • Documentation
    • 8148 EVM Quick Start Guide
    • Linux SDK SD card content sheet
    • Software license agreement
    • Software and soft copy documents
    • 8148 EVM Hardware User’s Guide (SD card)
    • 8148 Software Developer's Guide (SD card)
    • 8148 Software Development Kit (SD card)
    • Sourcery G++™ evaluation tools from CodeSourcery
    • Ubuntu Linux host distribution

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DM814x /AM387x Evaluation Module


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ACTIVE PC   Linux   v2.1   06 OCT 2011  
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Technical Documents
Third party documents (1)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
Technical Documentation & Schematics for DM814x/ AM387x EVM - from Mistral 08 Sep 2011

Development Tools (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

TI Devices (4)

Part Number Name Product Family
AM3871  Sitara Processor: ARM Cortex-A8, Ethernet  Arm Cortex-A8 
AM3874  Sitara Processor: ARM Cortex-A8, HDMI, 3D Graphics  Arm Cortex-A8 
TMS320DM8147  DaVinci Digital Media Processor  Media processors 
TMS320DM8148  DaVinci Digital Media Processor  Media processors 

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