TMDSSK3358

AM335x starter kit

TMDSSK3358

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Overview

The AM335x starter kit (EVM-SK) provides a stable and affordable platform with Mainline Linux™ to quickly start evaluation of Sitara™ Arm® Cortex®-A8 AM335x processors (AM3351AM3352AM3354AM3356AM3358) and accelerate development for factory automation, building automation, smart grid, and various other networking applications. AM335x is a low-cost family of processors available at less than $3 (in volume) and is integrated with options such as dual gigabit Ethernet, DDR3 and LCD touch screen. DDR3 interface reduces BOM costs and delivers faster memory throughput. The EVM comes with a Processor SDK (Software Development Kit) for providing easy setup and fast out-of-the-box access to benchmarks and demos. The SDK includes bootloader, Linux Kernel, filesystem and several pre-built libraries and extensive documentation to get started. Learn more here.

AM335x highlighted features include:

  • Free Long-Term Stable (LTS) Mainline Linux kernel support with pre-built libraries: provides easy setup and fast out-of-the-box access to benchmarks and demos.
  • Dual gigabit Ethernet ports with integrated switch: can be used in three operational modes including switch mode, dual MAC mode, and gateway mode.
  • 4.3-Inch LCD Touch Screen: resistive touch LCD supporting rotation and tilt capabilities via the on-board accelerometer.

Features
  • Hardware
    • 256MB DDR3
    • 4.3” Touch-screen LCD
  • Connectivity
    • Dual Gigabit Ethernet Ports with integrated switch
  • Peripherals
    • USB
    • USB-UART
    • USB-XDS100 emulator
      Android navigation buttons
    • User configured LEDs
    • Audio out

  • 4.3-inch LCD touch screen
  • 256MB DDR3 memory
  • Assembled starter kit
Not Included
  • 5V DC, 3A MAX power supply

Arm-based processors
AM3351 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 1Gb Ethernet, display AM3352 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 1Gb Ethernet, display, CAN AM3354 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D graphics, CAN 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
Important note

For a limited time, get 12% off the purchase of this EVM with coupon code “SITARA12EVM"

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Evaluation board

TMDSSK3358 – AM335x starter kit

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Design files

AM335x Starter Kit (SK) Schematic (Rev. A) SPRR356A.ZIP (1266 KB) AM335x Starter Kit (SK) Assembly Drawings SPRR355.ZIP (137 KB) AM335x Starter Kit (SK) BOM SPRR354.ZIP (27 KB) AM335x Starter Kit (SK) Gerber Files SPRCAG8.ZIP (5425 KB) AM335x Starter Kit (SK) PCB Files (Rev. A) SPRR357A.ZIP (4042 KB)

Technical documentation

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More literature From Start to Finish: A Product Development Roadmap for Sitara™ Processors Dec. 16, 2020
Application note How to Port WOLFSSL Onto TI Sitara AM335 Starter Kit Apr. 24, 2019
Certificate TMDSSK3358 EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Jan. 02, 2019
White paper Ensuring real-time predictability (Rev. B) Dec. 04, 2018
User guide AM335x Starter Kit Hardware Users Guide Aug. 10, 2018
White paper Achieving increased functionality and efficiency in vacuum robots Dec. 21, 2017
User guide AM335x Starter Kit Quick Start Guide (Rev. B) Oct. 06, 2015
Technical article Free QNX Neutrino and QT full-day hands-on training on the AM335x Starter Kit. Register now. Jun. 15, 2014
Technical article Mentor's Nucleus RTOS now includes the Qt Application Framework Feb. 18, 2014
Technical article Up to 50% off Sitara Development Kits. Yule Love It!! Dec. 05, 2013
Technical article Treat, no trick. 25% off Sitara AM335x Starter Kit Nov. 06, 2013
White paper Linaro Speeds Development in TI Linux SDKs Aug. 27, 2013
White paper Smart thermostats are a cool addition to the connected home Sep. 27, 2012

Related design resources

Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARD
TMDSICE3359 AM3359 Industrial Communications Engine TMDXEVM3358 AM335x evaluation module

Software development

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

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGN
TIDEP0007 Internet Enabled 3D Printer Motion Controller Reference Design

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Software development kit (SDK)

PROCESSOR-SDK-LINUX-AM335X
Linux Processor SDK for AM335x

Version: 07.03.00.005
Release date: 30 May 2021
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