TMDSICE3359

AM3359 Industrial Communications Engine

TMDSICE3359

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Overview

The AM3359 Industrial Communications Engine (ICE) is a development platform targeted for systems that specifically focus on the industrial communications capabilities of the Sitara AM335x Arm® Cortex™-A8 processors.

The AM335x Arm Cortex-A8 processors integrate the Programmable Real-time Unit (PRU) that has been architected to implement the real-time communication technologies used in a broad range of industrial automation equipment. It enables low foot print designs with minimal external components and with best in class low power performance.

TMDSICE3359 is a revised version of TMDXICE3359 with production AM3359 silicon and a notable improvements including:

    • Option of controlling the Ethernet ports from PRU or from 2-port GbE switch
    • On-board OLED display
    • DDR3 memory
    • Support for larger NOR Flash upto 32Mb
      • Industrial communication modules
      • Industrial communication interfaces for sensors and input/output (I/O) systems
      • Industrial communication gateways
      • Industrial drives with integrated communications
      • Motor feedback systems

Target Applications

    The ICE hardware and included software is designed to help integrate the industrial communications interfaces in a broad range of industrial systems. Some of these are listed below.

Features

Hardware Specifications

  • AM3359 Arm® Cortex-A8 processors
  • DDR3, NOR Flash, SPI Flash
  • OLED display
  • TPS65910 Power management
  • USB cable for debug
  • RoHS Compliant

Software and Tools


Connectivity

  • PROFIBUS interface
  • CANOpen
  • Ethernet/IP
  • EtherCAT
  • PROFINET
  • SERCOS_III
  • Digital inputs and outputs (I/O)
  • SPI
  • UART
  • JTAG (via USB)


System Requirements

For evaluation of sample industrial applications:

  • EtherCAT/PROFIBUS master/PLC equipment to communicate with the TI ICE (not included)

For development of customer application:

  • Windows XP/7 based workstation
  • Code Composer Studio IDE v5 (download available on CCS Download page)

  • AM3359 board
  • OLED display
  • DDR, NOR Flash, SPI Flash
  • Documentation
Not Included
  • 24V DC, 0.75A MAX power supply

Arm-based processors
AM3356 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, PRU-ICSS, CAN AM3357 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, EtherCAT, PRU-ICSS, CAN AM3358 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D graphics, PRU-ICSS, CAN AM3358-EP Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D, PRU-ICSS, HiRel, CAN AM3359 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, EtherCAT, 3D, PRU-ICSS, CAN

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Develop EtherCAT-connected applications on AM335x devices

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Develop EtherNET/IP-connected applications on AM335x devices

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Develop PROFIBUS-connected applications on AM335x devices

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Develop PROFINET-connected applications on AM335x devices

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HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE PACKAGE

Integrate multi-protocol support on a single industrial network platform with AM335x

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TMDSICE3359 — AM3359 Industrial Communications Engine (ICE)

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Related design resources

Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARD
TMDSSK3358 AM335x starter kit TMDXEVM3358 AM335x evaluation module

Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT (SDK)
PROCESSOR-SDK-AM335X Processor SDK for AM335x Sitara Processors - Linux and TI-RTOS support
DRIVER OR LIBRARY
PRU-ICSS-INDUSTRIAL-SW PRU-ICSS Industrial Software for Sitara™ Processors
IDE, CONFIGURATION, COMPILER OR DEBUGGER
CCSTUDIO Code Composer Studio™ integrated development environment (IDE)

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGN
TIDEP0001 EtherCAT Communications Dev Platform TIDEP0002 PROFIBUS Communications Development Platform TIDEP0003 Ethernet/IP Communications Dev Platform TIDEP0008 PROFINET Communications Dev Platform

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