AM65x evaluation module (EVM)
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This evaluation module is only shipping with AM65x silicon version 1.0. Please order the TMDX654IDKEVM instead which is now shipping with AM65x silicon version 2.0.

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The AM65x Evaluation Module provides a platform to quickly start evaluation of Sitara™ Arm® Cortex®-A53 AM65x Processors (AM6548AM6546AM6528AM6527AM6526) and accelerate development for HMI, networking, patient monitoring, and other industrial applications. It is a development platform based on the quad core Cortex-A53, dual Cortex-R5F processor that is integrated with ample connectivity such as PCIe, USB 3.0/2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and more.

  • 3 gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 4GB DDR4 with ECC
  • On-board 16GB eMMC
  • On-board 512Mb OSPI Flash
  • 1-lane PCIe Gen3.1, USB 3.1, USB 2.0 and CSI-2 interfaces

What's Included

  • Assembled EVM
  • SD card
  • USB cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Documentation

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Technical documentation
Application notes (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 85 06 Jan 2020
User guides (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 7144 24 Sep 2018
White papers (5)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1016 07 Mar 2019
PDF 1633 04 Dec 2018
PDF 1228 27 Nov 2018
PDF 814 13 Oct 2018
PDF 652 13 Oct 2018
Design files (15)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 246 13 Feb 2019
ZIP 18 13 Feb 2019
ZIP 2663 13 Feb 2019
ZIP 2843 13 Feb 2019
ZIP 37 07 Nov 2018
ZIP 7471 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 653 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 2454 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 15 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 686 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 38681 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 2841 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 25976 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 34 10 Oct 2018
ZIP 3769 10 Oct 2018
More literature (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1799 08 May 2019
PDF 38 02 Jan 2019

Software development (2)

Name Part Number Software Type
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Sitara ARM Processors  CCSTUDIO-SITARA  IDEs, configuration, compilers & debuggers 
Processor SDK for AM65x Sitara processors – Linux, TI-RTOS, & Android support  PROCESSOR-SDK-AM65X  Software development kits (SDK) 

Design tools & simulation (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Clock Tree Tool for Sitara, Automotive, Vision Analytics, & Digital Signal Processors  CLOCKTREETOOL  Calculation tools 
Pin mux tool  PINMUXTOOL  Calculation tools 

Hardware development (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
1280x800 LCD display accessory kit  TMDSLCD1EVM  Evaluation boards 
AM65x industrial development kit (IDK)  TMDX654IDKEVM  Evaluation boards 

TI Devices (13)

Part Number Name Product Family
AM6526  Sitara processor: dual Arm Cortex-A53 & dual Arm Cortex-R5F, Gigabit PRU-ICSS  Sitara processors 
AM6528  Sitara processor: dual Arm Cortex-A53 & dual Arm Cortex-R5F, Gigabit PRU-ICSS, 3D graphics  Sitara processors 
AM6546  Sitara processor: quad Arm Cortex-A53 & dual Arm Cortex-R5F, Gigabit PRU-ICSS  Sitara processors 
AM6548  Sitara processor: quad Arm Cortex-A53 & dual Arm Cortex-R5F, Gigabit PRU-ICSS, 3D graphics  Sitara processors 
INA226  36V, 16-bit, ultra-precise i2c output current/voltage/power monitor w/alert  Current sense amplifiers 
TCA9555  1.65 to 5.5V 16-Bit I2C and SMBus I/O Expander With Interrupt Output and Configuration Registers  I2C ICs 
TMP100  Temperature Sensor with I2C/SMBus Interface in SOT-23  Temperature sensors 
TPIC2810  8-bit LED driver with I2C interface  LED drivers 
TPS3711  36-V voltage detector  Power management 
TPS62087  3-A Step-Down Converter with DCS-Control and Hiccup Short Circuit Protection in 2x2 QFN Package  Step-down (buck) regulators 
TPS62095  4A Synchronous Step Down Converter with DCS Control  Step-down (buck) regulators 
TPS62363  Processor Core Supply with I2C Compatible Interface and Remote Sense  Step-down (buck) regulators 
TPS62480  6A, 2.4V-5.5V input, Synchronous step-down converter with PG Output, Adjust. Soft-start and Optional  Step-down (buck) regulators 

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