66AK2Gx (K2G) Evaluation Module



  • EVMK2G accessory list
    • LCD bracket
    • Mini B to standard A type USB cable
    • Micro B to standard A type USB cable
    • USB adapters: USB micro A/B to A socket type adapter
    • Ethernet cable
    • Female to female RS-232 serial cable (cross cable)
    • Micro SD card 32GB
    • SD card reader
    • uSD to SD adapter
Not Included

Arm-based processors
66AK2G12 High performance multicore DSP+Arm - 1x Arm A15 cores, 1x C66x DSP core


AND gates
SN74LVC1G11 Single 3-input, 1.65-V to 5.5-V AND gate


Audio CODECs
TLV320AIC3106 Low-power stereo CODEC with 10 inputs, 7 outputs, headphone amplifier and enhanced digital effects


Boost converters (integrated switch)
TPS61081 27V, 1.2A switch, 1.2MHz boost converter with integrated power diode


Buck converters (integrated switch)
LM22675 4.5V to 42V, 1A SIMPLE SWITCHER® buck converter with precision enable TPS54429E 7V to 18V Input, 4.5A Synchronous Step-Down DCAP2 Mode Converter with Eco-Mode TPS54620 4.5-V to 17-V, 6-A synchronous SWIFT™ buck converter


Clock generators
CDCM6208 2:8 ultra-low power, low jitter clock generator


ESD & surge protection ICs
TPD2E001 Dual 1.5-pF, 5.5-V, ±8-kV ESD protection diode with 1-nA max leakage & VCC pin for USB 2.0 TPD2EUSB30 Dual 0.7-pF, 5.5-V ±8-kV ESD protection diode with 5-A surge rating for USB 3.0 TPD4E05U06-Q1 Automotive Quad 0.5-pF, 5.5-V, ±12-kV ESD protection diode for USB & High Speed Interfaces TPD4S012 Quad 0.8-pF, 5.5-V, ±8-kV ESD protection diode with 15-V tolerant Vbus for USB Interface TPD6E001 6 channel 1.5-pF, 5.5-V, ±8-kV ESD protection diode with 1-nA max leakage & VCC pin for USB 2.0


HDMI, DisplayPort & MIPI ICs
TPD12S016 Value-line HDMI companion chip for Portable applications


Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators
LP3985 150-mA, low-dropout voltage regulator with bypass & enable TLV707 200-mA, low-IQ, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable TPS717 150-mA, high-PSRR, low-IQ, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable TPS796 1-A, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable


Load switches
TPS22907 3.6-V, 1-A, 44-mΩ load switch


Multi-channel ICs (PMICs)
TPS650006 2.25MHz Step-Down Converter with Dual LDOs & SVS Power Management IC (PMIC)


Power blocks
CSD87330Q3D 30-V, N channel synchronous buck NexFET™ power MOSFET, SON 3 mm x 3 mm power block, 20 A


Precision DACs (≤10 MSPS)
DAC8550 16-Bit, Ultralow Glitch Voltage Output DAC


Series voltage references
REF5025 2.5-V, 3-µVpp/V noise, 3-ppm/°C drift precision series voltage reference


Shunt voltage references
TLV431A 1% accuracy, low-voltage, adjustable precision shunt regulator


USB power switches & charging port controllers
TPS2051B 0.5A loading, 2.7-5.5V, 70mΩ USB power switch, active-high


eFuses & hot swap controllers
LM5060 5.5-V to 65-V high side protection controller

Order & start development

Software development kit (SDK)

PROCESSOR-SDK-LINUX-K2G — Linux Processor SDK for K2Gx

Software development kit (SDK)

PROCESSOR-SDK-RTOS-K2G — TI-RTOS Processor SDK for K2Gx (No design support from TI available. Refer to Overview- RTOS Highlights for details.)

TI's Standard Terms and Conditions for Evaluation Items apply.

Technical documentation

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* White paper Designing Embedded Systems for High Reliability With 66AK2Gx (Rev. A) 28 Aug 2017
* White paper Getting personal with the 66AK2Gx SoC (Rev. A) 02 Aug 2017
* More literature K2G General-Purpose (GP) EVM Quick Start Guide (Rev. A) 27 Jul 2017
Application note High-Speed Interface Layout Guidelines (Rev. I) PDF | HTML 14 Apr 2022
Certificate EVMK2G EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) 02 Jan 2019
Application note 66AK2G1x: EVMK2GX General-Purpose EVM Power Distribution Network Analysis 14 Mar 2018
User guide K2G General Purpose Evaluation Module (EVMK2G) TRM (Rev. A) 20 Sep 2017
Application note 66AK2G0x General-Purpose EVM Power Distribution Network Analysis 16 Nov 2016
More literature K2G Audio Daughter Card Quick Start Guide 14 Mar 2016
White paper Multicore SoCs stay a step ahead of SoC FPGAs 23 Feb 2016

Related design resources

Hardware development

AUDK2G 66AK2Gx (K2G) audio daughter card

Software development

PROCESSOR-SDK-K2G Processor SDK for 66AK2Gx Processors - Linux and TI-RTOS Support
CCSTUDIO Code Composer Studio™ integrated development environment (IDE)

Reference designs

TIDEP0067 66AK2Gx DSP + ARM Processor Power Solution Reference Design TIDEP0068 PCI Express PCB Design Considerations Reference Design for the K2G General Purpose EVM (GP EVM) TIDEP0069 66AK2Gx DSP + ARM Processor Audio Processing Reference Design TIDEP0070 DDR ECC Reference Design to Improve Memory Reliability in 66AK2Gx-based Systems

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