AM438x Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) Evaluation Module


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The AM438x Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to evaluate the TI SitaraTM AM438x processor family (AM4382, AM4384 and AM4388) and begin building Point of Sale (POS) applications such as handheld Electronic Financial Transaction (EFT) terminals, pin pads, mobile/portable POS terminals, vending machines, petro/fuel dispensers, ATMs, electric vehicle charging stations, and others.

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  • AM438x Cortex-A9 Processor
  • 1GB LPDDR2
  • TPS65218 Power Management IC
  • 7" capacitive touch screen LCD
  • Camera module
  • On board eMMC memory
  • Connector for Wilink8
  • Tamper daughtercard


  • Linux


  • Gigabit Ethernet (1)
  • Magnetic Card Reader (1)
  • Smart Card Reader (1)
  • USB2.0 (1)
  • HDMI (1)
  • JTAG (1)
  • UART (1)
  • Audio in/out (1)

Not Included

I2C & I3C level shifters, buffers & hubs
TCA5013 Smart card interface IC for 1 user card + 3 SAMs


Multi-channel ICs (PMICs)
TPS65218 Power Management IC (PMIC) for ARM Cortex-A8/A9 SoCs and FPGA TPS65218D0 Integrated power management (PMIC) for ARM® Cortex™-A8/A9 SOCs and FPGAs
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TMDXEVM438X — AM438x Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) Evaluation Module

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* More literature AM438x Evaluation Module Quick Start Guide 06 Mar 2017
White paper 確保 Arm 式應用處理器的安全 (Rev. E) 22 Nov 2023
White paper Securing Arm-Based Application Processors (Rev. E) 09 Nov 2023
Certificate TMDXEVM438X EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) 02 Jan 2019
White paper Ensuring real-time predictability (Rev. B) 04 Dec 2018
White paper Sitara AM438x processor: tamper protection 27 Jul 2017
EVM User's guide AM438x ePOS EVM Hardware User's Guide 22 Jun 2017
White paper Mainline Linux™ ensures stability and innovation 27 Mar 2014
White paper Linaro Speeds Development in TI Linux SDKs 27 Aug 2013
White paper The Yocto Project:Changing the way embedded Linux software solutions are develop 14 Mar 2013

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