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Multicore DSP+Arm, 1 Arm A15 cores, 1x C66x DSP core

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RoHS Yes
Lead finish / Ball material SNAGCU
MSL rating / Peak reflow Level-3-260C-168 HR
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Packaging information

Package | Pins Package qty | Carrier Operating temperature range (°C)
FCBGA (ABY) | 625 60 | JEDEC TRAY (5+1)
0 to 90
Package | Pins FCBGA (ABY) | 625
Package qty | Carrier 60 | JEDEC TRAY (5+1)
Operating temperature range (°C) 0 to 90
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Features for the 66AK2G12

  • Processor cores:
  • Arm® Cortex®-A15 microprocessor unit (Arm A15) subsystem at up to 1000 MHz
    • Supports full Implementation of Armv7-A architecture instruction set
    • Integrated SIMDv2 (Arm® Neon™ Technology) and VFPv4 (Vector Floating Point)
    • 32KB of L1 program memory
    • 32KB of L1 data memory
    • 512KB of L2 memory
    • Error Correction Code (ECC) protection for L1 data memory ECC for L2 memory
    • Parity protection for L1 program memory
    • Global Timebase Counter (GTC)
      • 64-Bit free-running counter that provides timebase for Arm A15 internaltimers
      • Compliant to Armv7 MPCore Architecture for Generic Timers
  • C66x fixed- and floating-point VLIW DSP subsystem at up to 1000 MHz
    • Fully object-code compatible With C67x+ and C64x+ cores
    • 32KB of L1 program memory
    • 32KB of L1 data memory
    • 1024KB of L2 configurable as L2 RAM or cache
    • Error detection for L1 program memory
    • ECC for L1 data memory
    • ECC for L2 data memory
  • Industrial subsystem:
  • Up to Two Programmable Real-Time Unit and Industrial Communication Subsystems (PRU-ICSS), each supports:
    • Two Programmable Real-Time Units (PRUs) with enhanced multiplier and accumulator, each PRU supports:
      • 16KB of program memory WithECC
      • 8KB of data memory With ECC
      • CRC32 and CRC16 hardwareaccelerator
      • 20 × enhanced GPIO
      • Serial Capture Unit (SCU),supporting direct connection, 16-bit parallel capture, 28-bit shift, MII_RT, EnDat 2.2 protocol andSigma-Delta demodulation
      • Scratch pad and XFR directconnect
    • 64KB of general-purpose memory With ECC
    • One Ethernet MII_RT module with two MII ports configurable for connection with each PRU; supports multiple industrial communication protocols
    • Industrial Ethernet Peripheral (IEP) to manage and generate industrial Ethernet functions
    • Built-In Universal Asynchronous Receiver and Transmitter (UART) 16550, with a dedicated 192-MHz clock to support 12-Mbps PROFIBUS®
    • Built-In industrial Ethernet 64-Bit timer
    • Built-In enhanced capture module (eCAP)
  • Memory subsystem:
  • Multicore Shared Memory Controller (MSMC) with 1024KB of shared L2 RAM
    • Provides high-performance interconnect to internal shared SRAM and DDR EMIF for both Arm A15 and C66x Access
    • Supports Arm I/O coherency where Arm A15 is cache coherent to other system masters accessing the MSMC-SRAM or DDR EMIF
    • Supports ECC on SRAM
  • Up to 36-Bit DDR External Memory Interface (EMIF)
    • Supports DDR3L at up to 1066 MT/s
    • Supports 4-GB memory address range
    • Supports 32-Bit SDRAM data bus with 4-bit ECC
    • Supports 16-Bit and 32-Bit SDRAM data bus without ECC
  • General-Purpose Memory Controller (GPMC)
    • Flexible 8- and 16-Bit asynchronous memory interface with up to four chip selects
    • Supports NOR, Muxed-NOR, SRAM
    • Supports general-purpose memory-port expansion with the following modes:
      • Asynchronous read and write access
      • Asynchronous readpage access (4-, 8-, 16-Word16)
      • Synchronous read and writeaccess
      • Synchronous read burst access without wrap capability (4-, 8-,16-Word16)
  • Network Subsystem (NSS):
  • Ethernet MAC (EMAC) subsystem
    • One-port Gigabit Ethernet: RMII, MII, RGMII
    • Supports 10-, 100-, 1000-Mbps full duplex
    • Supports 10-, 100-Mbps half duplex
    • Supports Ethernet Audio Video Bridging (eAVB)
    • Maximum frame size 2016 Bytes (2020 Bytes with VLAN)
    • Eight priority level QOS support (802.1p)
    • IEEE 1588v2 (2008 Annex D, Annex E, and
      Annex F) to facilitate Audio Video Bridging 802.1AS Precision Time Protocol (PTP)
    • CPTS module with timestamping support for IEEE 1588v2
    • DSCP priority mapping (IPv4 and IPv6)
    • MDIO module for PHY management
    • Enhanced statistics collection
  • Navigator Subsystem (NAVSS)
    • Built-In packet DMA controller for optimized network processing
    • Built-In Queue Manager (QM) for optimized network processing
      • Supports up to 128 queues
      • 2048 buffers supported ininternal queue RAM
  • Crypto Engine (SA) supports:
    • Crypto Function Library for AES, DES, 3DES, SHA1, MD5, SHA2-224 and SHA2-256 Operations
    • Block data encryption supported through hardware cores
      • AES with 128-, 192-, and 256-Bit Key supports
      • DESand 3DES with 1, 2, or 3 Different Key support
    • Programmable Mode Control Engine (MCE)
    • Public Key Accelerator (PKA) with elliptic curve cryptography
    • Elliptic Curve Diffie–Hellman (ECDH) based key exchange and digital signature (ECDSA) applications
    • Authentication for SHA1, MD5, SHA2-224 and SHA2-256
    • Keyed HMAC operation through hardware core
    • True Random Number Generator (TRNG)
  • Display Subsystem:
  • Supports one video pipe with in-loop scaling, color space
  • Conversion and background color overlay
  • Input data format: BITMAP, RGB16, RGB24, RGB32, ARGB16, ARGB32, YUV420, YUV422, and RGB565-A8
  • Supported display interfaces:
    • MIPI® DPI 2.0 parallel interface
    • RFBI (MIPI-DBI 2.0) up to QVGA at 30fps
    • BT.656 4:2:2
    • BT.1120 4:2:2 up to 1920 × 1080 at 30fps
  • In-loop scaling capability
  • LCD interface supports:
    • Active Matrix (TFT)
    • Passive Matrix (STN)
    • Grayscale
    • TDM
    • AC Bias Control
    • Dither
    • CPR
  • Asynchronous Audio Sample Rate Converter (ASRC)
  • High performance asynchronous sample rate converter with 140 dB Signal-to-Noise (SNR)
  • Up to 8 stereo streams (16 audio channels)
  • Automatically sensing / detection of input sample frequencies
  • Attenuation of sampling clock jitter
  • 16-, 18-, 20-, 24-Bit data input/output
  • Audio sample rates from 8 kHz to 216 kHz
  • Input/output sampling ratios from 16:1 to 1:16
  • Group mode, where multiple ASRC blocks use the same timing loop for input or output
  • Linear phase FIR filter
  • Controllable soft mute
  • Independent clock generator, and rate and stamp generator, for each input and output clock zone
  • Separate DMA events for input and output, for each channel and group
  • High-speed serial interfaces:
  • PCI Express® 2.0 port with integrated PHY:
    • Single lane Gen2-compliant port
    • Root Complex (RC) and End Point (EP) modes
  • Up to two USB 2.0 High-Speed dual-role ports with Integrated PHYs, support:
    • Dual-role-device (DRD) Capability with:
      • USB 2.0 peripheral (or device) at
        HS (480Mbps) and FS (12Mbps) speeds
      • USB 2.0 host at HS(480Mbps),
        FS (12Mbps), and LS (1.5Mbps) speeds
      • USB 2.0 static peripheral and static hostoperations
    • xHCI controller with the following features:
      • Compatible to the xHCI specification (revision 1.1) in host mode
      • All modes of transfer (control, bulk, interrupt, andisochronous)
      • 15 transmit (TX), 15 receive (RX) endpoints (EPs), and onebidirectional endpoint (EP0)
  • Flash media interfaces:
  • QSPI™ with XIP and up to four chip selects, supports:
    • Memory-mapped direct mode of operation for performing FLASH data transfers and executing code from FLASH memory (XIP)
    • Supports up to 96 MHz
    • Internal SRAM buffer with ECC
    • High speed read data capture mechanism
  • Two Multimedia Card (MMC) and Secure Digital (SD) ports
    • Supports JEDEC JESD84 v4.5-A441 and SD3.0 physical layer with SDA3.00 standards
    • MMC0 supports 3.3-V I/O for:
      • SD DS and HS mode
      • eMMC mode HS-SDR
        up to 48 MHz
    • MMC1 supports 1.8-V I/O modes for eMMC, including HS-SDR and DDR at up to 48 MHz with 4- and 8-Bit bus width
  • Audio peripherals:
  • Three Multichannel Audio Serial Port (McASP) peripherals
    • Transmit and receive clocks up to 50 MHz
    • Two independent clock zones and independent transmit and receive clocks per McASP
    • Up to 16-, 10-, 6-serial data pins for McASP0, McASP1, and McASP2, respectively
    • Supports TDM, I2S, and similar formats
    • Supports DIT mode
    • Built-In FIFO buffers for optimized system traffic
  • Multichannel Buffered Serial Port (McBSP)
    • Transmit and receive clocks up to 50 MHz
    • Two clock zones and two serial-data pins
    • Supports TDM, I2S, and similar formats
  • Real-time control interfaces:
  • Six Enhanced High Resolution Pulse Width Modulation (eHRPWM) Modules, Each Counter supports:
    • Dedicated 16-Bit Time-Base with Period and Frequency Control
    • Two independent PWM outputs with single edge operation
    • Two independent PWM outputs with dual-edge symmetric operation
    • One independent PWM output with dual-edge asymmetric operation
  • Two 32-Bit Enhanced Capture Modules (eCAP):
    • Supports one capture input or one auxiliary PWM output configuration options
    • 4-Event time-stamp registers (Each 32-Bits)
    • Interrupt on either of the four events
  • Three 32-Bit Enhanced Quadrature Pulse Encoder Modules (eQEP), each supports:
    • Quadrature decoding
    • Position counter and control unit for position measurement
    • Unit time base for speed and frequency measurement
  • General connectivity:
  • Two Controller Area Network (CAN) Ports
    • Supports CAN v2.0 Part A, B (ISO 11898-1) protocol
    • Bit rates up to 1 Mbps
    • Dual clock source
    • ECC protection for message RAM
  • One Media Local Bus (MLB)
    • Supports both 3-pin (up to MOST50, 1024 × Fs) and 6-pin (up to MOST150, 2048 × Fs) versions of MediaLB® Physical layer specification v4.2
    • Supports all types of data transfer over 64 logical channels (synchronous stream, isochronous, asynchronous packet, control message)
    • Supports 3-wire MOST 150 protocol
  • Three Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) interfaces, each supports:
    • Standard (up to 100 kHz) and
      Fast (up to 400 kHz) modes
    • 7-Bit addressing mode
    • Supports EEPROM size up to 4Mbit
  • Four Serial Peripheral Interfaces (SPI), each supports:
    • Operates at up to 50 MHz in master mode and 25 MHz in slave mode
    • Two chip selects
  • Three UART interfaces
    • All UARTs are 16C750-compatible and operate at up to 3M baud
    • UART0 supports 8 pins with full modem control, with DSR, DTR, DCD, and RI signals
    • UART1 and UART2 are 4-pin interfaces
  • General-Purpose I/O (GPIO)
    • Up to 212 GPIOs muxed with other interfaces
    • Can be configured as interrupt pins
  • Timers and miscellaneous modules:
  • Seven 64-Bit timers:
    • Two 64-Bit timers dedicated to Arm A15 and DSP cores (one timer per core)
      • Watchdog and General-Purpose (GP)
    • Four 64-Bit timers are shared for general purposes
    • Each 64-Bit timer can be configured as two individual 32-Bit timers
    • One 64-Bit timer dedicated for PMMC
    • Two timers input/output pin pairs
  • Interprocessor communication with:
    • Message manager to facilitate multiprocessor access to the PMMC:
      • Provides hardware acceleration for pushing and popping messages to/fromlogical queues
      • Supports up to 64 queues and 128 messages
    • Semaphore module with up to 64 independent semaphores and 16 masters (device cores)
  • EDMA with 128 (2 × 64) channels and
    1024 (2 × 512) PaRAM entries
  • Keystone II System on Chip (SoC) architecture:
  • Security
    • Supports General-Purpose (GP) and High-Secure (HS) devices
    • Supports secure boot
    • Supports customer secondary keys
    • 4KB of One-Time Programmable (OTP) ROM for customer keys
  • Power management
    • Integrated Power Management Microcontroller (PMMC) technology
  • Supports primary boot from UART, I2C, SPI, GPMC, SD or eMMC, USB device firmware upgrade v1.1, PCIe®, and Ethernet interfaces
  • Keystone II debug architecture with integrated Arm CoreSight™ support and trace capability
  • Operating Temperature (TJ):
  • –40°C to 125°C (Industrial Extended)
  • –40°C to 105°C (Extended)
  • 0°C to 90°C (Commercial)

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Description for the 66AK2G12

66AK2G1x is a family of heterogeneous multicore System-on-Chip (SoC) devices based on TI’s field-proven Keystone II (KS2) architecture. These devices address applications that require both DSP and Arm performance, with integration of high-speed peripheral and memory interfaces, hardware acceleration for network and cryptography functions, and high-level operating systems (HLOS) support.

Similar to existing KS2-based SoC devices, the 66AK2G1x enables both the DSP and Arm cores to master all memory and peripherals in the system. This architecture facilitates maximum software flexibility where either DSP- or Arm-centric system designs can be achieved.

The 66AK2G1x significantly improves device reliability by extensively implementing error correction code (ECC) in processor cores, shared memory, embedded memory in modules, and external memory interfaces. Full analysis of soft error rate (SER) and power-on-hours (POH) shows that the designated 66AK2G1x parts satisfy a wide range of industrial requirements.

Accompanied by the new Processor SDK, the 66AK2G1x development platform enables unprecedented ease-of-use with main line open source Linux, Code Composer Studio™ (CCS) - Integrated Development Environment (IDE), a wide range of OS-independent device drivers, as well as TI-RTOS that enables seamless task management across processor cores. The device also features advanced debug and trace technology with the latest innovations from TI and Arm, such as system trace and seamless integration of the Arm CoreSight components.

Secure boot can also be made available for anticloning and illegal software update protection. For more information about secure boot, contact your TI sales representative.


Qty Price (USD)
1-99 30.692
100-249 27.282
250-999 22.427
1,000+ 20.06