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Arm CPU 1 Arm Cortex-A8 Arm MHz (Max.) 800, 1000 DSP 1 C64x Operating system Android, DSP/BIOS, Neutrino, Integrity, Windows Embedded CE, Linux, VxWorks Video acceleration 0 Video port (configurable) 1 Dedicated Input, 1 Dedicated Output On-chip L2 cache/RAM 256 KB (ARM Cortex-A8) DRAM LPDDR PCI/PCIe 0 Ethernet MAC 0 USB 4 SPI 4 I2C 4 UART (SCI) 4 Display type Two 165-MHz HD Video Display Outputs Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 105, -40 to 90, 0 to 90 Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other Audio & media processors

Package | Pins | Size

FC/CSP (CUS) 423 256 mm² 16 x 16 POP-FCBGA (CBC) 515 196 mm² 14 x 14 POP-FCBGA (CBP) 515 144 mm² 12 x 12 open-in-new Find other Audio & media processors

Features

  • DM3730, DM3725 Digital Media Processors:
    • Compatible with OMAP™ 3 Architecture
    • ARM® microprocessor (MPU) Subsystem
      • Up to 1-GHz ARM® Cortex™-A8 Core, Also supports 300, 600, and 800-MHz
      • NEON SIMD Coprocessor
    • High Performance Image, Video, Audio (IVA2.2™) Accelerator Subsystem
      • Up to 800-MHz TMS320C64x+™ DSP Core
      • Enhanced Direct Memory Access (EDMA) Controller (128 Independent Channels)
      • Video Hardware Accelerators
    • POWER SGX™ Graphics Accelerator (DM3730 only)
      • Tile Based Acrchitecture 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
    • Advanced Very-Long-Instruction-Word (VLIW) TMS320C64x+™ DSP Core
      • Eight Highly Independent Functional Units
      • Six ALUs (32-/40-Bit); Each Supports Single 32- bit, Dual 16-bit, or Quad 8-bit, Arithmetic per Clock Cycle
      • Two Multipliers Support Four 16 × 16-Bit Multiplies (32-Bit Results) per Clock Cycle or Eight 8 × 8-bit Multiplies (16-Bit Results) per Clock Cycle
      • Load-Store Architecture With Non-Aligned Support
      • 64 32-Bit General-Purpose Registers
      • Instruction Packing Reduces Code Size
      • All Instructions Conditional
      • Additional C64x+™ Enhancements
        • Protected Mode Operation
        • Expectations Support for Error Detection and Program Redirection
        • Hardware Support for Modulo Loop Operation
    • C64x+TM L1/L2 Memory Architecture

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Description

The DM37x generation of high-performance, applications processors are based on the enhanced device architecture and are 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. This balance of performance and power allow the device to support the following example applications:

  • Portable Data Terminals
  • Navigation
  • Auto Infotainment
  • Gaming
  • Medical Imaging
  • Home Automation
  • Human Interface
  • Industrial Control
  • Test and Measurement
  • Single board Computers

The device can support numerous HLOS and RTOS solutions including Linux and Windows Embedded CE which are available directly from TI. Additionally, the device is fully backward compatible with previous Cortex™-A8 processors and OMAP™ processors.

This DM3730/25 Digital Media Processor data manual presents the electrical and mechanical specifications for the DM3730/25 Applications Processor. The information contained in this data manual applies to both the commercial and extended temperature versions of the DM3730/25 Digital Media Processor unless otherwise indicated. It consists of the following sections:

  • A description of the DM3730/25 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
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Limited design support from TI available

This product has limited design support from TI for existing projects. If available, you will find relevant collateral, software and tools in the product folder. For existing designs using this product, you can request support in the TI E2ETM support forums, but limited support is available for this product.

Technical documentation

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* Datasheet DM3730, DM3725 Digital Media Processors datasheet (Rev. D) Apr. 11, 2011
* Errata DM3730, DM3725 Digital Media Processors Silicon Errata (Revs 1.2, 1.1 & 1.0) (Rev. F) Feb. 13, 2014
* User guides AM/DM37x Multimedia Device Technical Reference Manual (Silicon Revision 1.x) (Rev. R) Sep. 24, 2012
Application notes OMAP3530/25/15/03, DM3730/25, AM3715/03 CBB, CBC and CUS reflow profiles Mar. 20, 2019
More literature Ethernet Connectivity via GPMC Jul. 06, 2018
More literature AM37x/DM37x Schematic Checklist Jul. 06, 2018
More literature AM37x EVM Software Developer's Guide Jul. 06, 2018
Technical articles Spring has sprung. A sale has sprung. Apr. 04, 2016
User guides Delta for AM/DM37x Technical Reference Manual Version Q to Version R (Rev. Q) Sep. 10, 2012
More literature DM37x Design Network Partners Jun. 05, 2012
Application notes Introduction to TMS320C6000 DSP Optimization Oct. 06, 2011
Application notes PCB Design Req for Dist. Network for TI OMAP3630, AM37xx, and DM37xx MCUs Jun. 15, 2011
Application notes PCB Assembly Guidelines for 0.5mm Package-on-Package Apps Processors, Part II Jun. 23, 2010
Application notes PCB Design Guidelines for 0.5mm Package-On-Package Apps Processors, Part I Jun. 23, 2010
Application notes AM/DM37x Power Estimation Spreadsheet Jun. 07, 2010
Application notes AM/DM37x Overview Jun. 03, 2010
Application notes AM3715/03 Memory Subsystem Jun. 03, 2010
Application notes AM37x CUS Routing Guidelines Jun. 03, 2010
Application notes Setting up AM37x SDRC Registers Jun. 03, 2010

Design & development

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Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KITS (SDK) Download
Android Development Kit for DM37x DaVinci Video Processors
ANDROIDSDK-DM37X Although originally designed for mobile handsets, the Android™ operating system offers designers of embedded applications the ability to easily add a high-level OS to their product. Developed in association with Google, Android delivers a complete operating system that is ready for integration and (...)
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The Android Development Kit from TI is a complete software offering to allow DM37x developers the ability to easily and quickly evaluate the Android OS. The kit provides a stable and fully tested software foundation that can be utilized on DM37x hardware including Evaluation Modules and Beagleboard (...)

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KITS (SDK) Download
Linux Digital Video Software Development Kit (DVSDK) for DM3730/3725 Digital Media Processors
LINUXDVSDK-DM37X The Linux Digital Video Software Development Kit (DVSDK) for DaVinci™ processors provides everything developers need to evaluate and start developing on the DM37x Cortex™-A8 DSP+ARM® microprocessors. With the included Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based Matrix Application Launcher, launching (...)
Features

The Linux SDK for DM3730 and DM3725 includes the following components:

  • Linux kernel 2.6.37
  • Bootloaders
  • File System
  • Qt/Webkit application framework
  • Matrix Application Launcher
  • 3D Graphics support
  • WLAN & Bluetooth support
  • Example applications
  • Host tools including Flash Tool and Pin Mux Utility
  • Documentation
  • (...)
DEBUG PROBES Download
XDS200 USB Debug Probe
TMDSEMU200-U The Spectrum Digital XDS200 is the first model of the XDS200 family of debug probes (emulators) for TI processors. The XDS200 family features a balance of low cost with good performance between the super low cost XDS110 and the high performance XDS560v2, while supporting a wide variety of standards (...)
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Features

The XDS200 is the mid-range family of JTAG debug probes (emulators) for TI processors. Designed to deliver good performance and the most common features that place it between the low cost XDS110 and the high performance XDS560v2, the XDS200 is the balanced solution to debug TI microcontrollers (...)

DEBUG PROBES Download
XDS560v2 System Trace USB Debug Probe
TMDSEMU560V2STM-U The XDS560v2 System Trace is the first model of the XDS560v2 family of high-performance debug probes (emulators) for TI processors. The XDS560v2 is the highest performance of the XDS family of debug probes and supports both the traditional JTAG standard (IEEE1149.1) and cJTAG (IEEE1149.7).

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XDS560v2 is the latest variant of the XDS560 family of high-performance debug probes (emulators) for TI processors. With the fastest speeds and most features of the entire XDS family, XDS560v2 is the most comprehensive solution to debug TI microcontrollers, processors and wireless connectivity (...)

DEBUG PROBES Download
XDS560v2 System Trace USB & Ethernet Debug Probe
TMDSEMU560V2STM-UE The XDS560v2 System Trace is the first model of the XDS560v2 family of high-performance debug probes (emulators) for TI processors. The XDS560v2 is the highest performance of the XDS family of debug probes and supports both the traditional JTAG standard (IEEE1149.1) and cJTAG (IEEE1149.7).

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  • XDS560v2 is the latest variant of the XDS560 family of high-performance debug probes (emulators) for TI processors. With the fastest speeds and most features of the entire XDS family, XDS560v2 is the most comprehensive solution to debug TI microcontrollers, processors and wireless connectivity (...)

PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
FlashTool for AM35x, AM37x, DM37x and OMAP35x Devices
FLASHTOOL — Flash Tool is a Windows-based application that can be used to transfer binary images from a host PC to TI Sitara AM35x, AM37x, DM37x and OMAP35x target platforms.


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SPRM511.ZIP (4255 KB) - IBIS Model
CALCULATION TOOLS Download
Pin mux tool
PINMUXTOOL The PinMux Utility is a software tool which provides a Graphical User Interface for configuring pin multiplexing settings, resolving conflicts and specifying I/O cell characteristics for TI MPUs. Results are output as C header/code files that can be imported into software development kits (SDKs) or (...)

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POP-FCBGA (CBC) 515 View options
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