66AK2H Evaluation Modules
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The 66AK2H Evaluation Module (EVM) is a fully featured, robust development tool for embedded high performance compute systems. It includes new hardware features and highly optimized software – for under $1,000. The EVM features a single 66AK2H14 System on Chip (SoC), an LCD display and an on-board emulation to help developers quickly start designing in 66AK2H14, 66AK2H12 or 66AKH06 SOCs that support multiple ARM A15 and C66x DSP cores. The EVM is enabled with two 10GB Ethernet interfaces for a bandwidth of 20Gbps backplane connectivity and optional wire rate switching in high density systems. A 10GB adaptor card (sold separately) is needed to optically connect to the EVM. This adaptor card is available from Mistral.

Computational performance is an industry-leading 28.4 GMACS/DSP core and 10.2 GFLOPS/DSP core (@1.2 GHz operating frequency), making K2H ideal for applications requiring significant signal processing, such as real-time military applications, medical imaging and geological exploration.

The software accompanying the 66AK2H EVM is TI’s Processor SDK (PSDK), enabling fast development through production ready foundational software. The PSDK provides highly-optimized bundles of foundational, platform-specific drivers, optimized libraries and demos to enable development.
What's Included

  • 66AK2H14 Evaluation Module
  • USB cable for on-board JTAG emulation (XDS200)
  • Mini-USB cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • RS-232 serial cable
  • Documentation
  • Code Composer Studio™ Integrated Development Environment version 5 (CCS v5)

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

Technical documentation
Third party documents (1)
Title Date Type
Technical Documentation & Schematics for EVMK2H 06 Dec 2013
White papers (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1005 05 Mar 2015
More literature (3)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 38 02 Jan 2019
PDF 38 02 Jan 2019
PDF 189 13 Nov 2013

Software development (6)

Name Part Number Software Type
DSP Math Library for Floating Point Devices  MATHLIB  Drivers & libraries 
TMS320C5000/6000 Image Library (IMGLIB)  SPRC264  Drivers & libraries 
TMS320C6000 DSP Library (DSPLIB)  SPRC265  Drivers & libraries 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  IDEs, configuration, compilers & debuggers 
TI-RTOS for Processors, MCU and Wireless Connectivity  SYSBIOS  Operating systems (OS) 
Processor SDK for 66AK2HX Processors - Linux and TI-RTOS support  PROCESSOR-SDK-K2H  Software development kits (SDK) 

TI Devices (3)

Part Number Name Product Family
66AK2H06  Multicore DSP+Arm, 2x Arm A15 cores, 4x C66x DSP cores  Digital signal processors (DSP) 
66AK2H12  Multicore DSP+Arm, 4x Arm A15 cores, 8x C66x DSP cores  Digital signal processors (DSP) 
66AK2H14  Multicore DSP+Arm, 4x Arm A15 cores, 8x C66x DSP cores, 10GE  Digital signal processors (DSP) 

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