AM437x Starter Kit


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The AM437x Starter Kit provides a stable and affordable platform to quickly start evaluation of Sitara™ ARM® Cortex®-A9 AM437x Processors (AM4376, AM4378) and accelerate development for HMI, industrial and networking applications. It is a low-cost development platform based on the ARM Cortex-A9 processor that is integrated with options such as Dual Gigabit Ethernet, DDR3L, Camera and Capacitive Touch Screen LCD.

At speeds up to 1 GHz, the AM437x Starter Kit accelerates designs with a ready-for-production hardware and software platform. This "best value" board offers the ability to quickly evaluate the features of the processor and accompanying TI components, taking the guess work out of the hardware design and allowing both experienced and novice designers to focus on product differentiation such as advanced graphics and connectivity.

Hardware Software Connectivity
  • AM4378 ARM Cortex-A9 Processor
  • 1GB DDR3L
  • TPS65218 Power management IC
  • 4.3" capacitive touch screen LCD
  • On board camera module
  • 64 MB QSPI-NOR flash
  • Connector for Wilink8
  • Processor SDK (Linux and TI-RTOS)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (2)
  • Micro SD Card (1)
  • USB2.0 Dual Role/Host (1/1)
  • Audio in/out

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Technical Documents
User guides (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 595 04 Jun 2014 168
White papers (7)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 4592 21 Dec 2017 740
PDF 1633 30 May 2017 296
PDF 269 09 Jul 2014 296
PDF 818 27 Mar 2014 223
PDF 235 21 Nov 2013 154
PDF 76 27 Aug 2013 281
PDF 152 14 Mar 2013 257
Design files (7)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
ZIP 2523 06 Aug 2015 100
ZIP 4537 06 Aug 2015 53
PDF 174 06 Aug 2015 43
PDF 143 06 Aug 2015 42
PDF 103 06 Aug 2015 53
ZIP 379 06 Aug 2015 115
PDF 223 06 Aug 2015 211
More literature (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1548 03 Jun 2015 77

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
Processor SDK for AM437x Sitara Processors - Linux and TI-RTOS support  PROCESSOR-SDK-AM437X  Software Development Kits (SDK) 

Development Tools (3)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Clock Tree Tool for Sitara, Automotive, OMAP5, Vision Analytics, & Digital Signal Processors  CLOCKTREETOOL  Calculation Tools 
Pin Mux Tool  PINMUXTOOL  Calculation Tools 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules  ( 2 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
AM437x/AMIC120 Industrial Development Kit (IDK)  TMDSIDK437X  Development Kits 
AM437x Evaluation Module  TMDSEVM437X  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

Reference Designs  ( 3 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
DDR3 Reference Design without VTT termination using AM437x  TIDEP0012  TI Designs
Embedded USB 2.0 Reference Design  TIDEP0013  TI Designs
QSPI-NOR Reference Design with AM437x  TIDEP0016  TI Designs

TI Devices (5)

Part Number Name Product Family
AM4372  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A9, Secure Boot  Arm Cortex-A9 
AM4376  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A9, Secure Boot, PRU-ICSS  Arm Cortex-A9 
AM4377  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A9, Secure Boot, PRU-ICSS, EtherCAT  Arm Cortex-A9 
AM4378  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A9, Secure Boot, PRU-ICSS, 3D graphics  Arm Cortex-A9 
AM4379  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A9, Secure Boot, PRU-ICSS, EtherCAT, 3D graphics  Arm Cortex-A9 

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