DM816x/AM389x Evaluation Module TMDXEVM8168 (OBSOLETE)

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Developed with Spectrum Digital, the 8168 Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to immediately start evaluating DM816x DaVinci™ MPU (DM8168, DM8167, DM8166, DM8165), C6A816x C6-Integra™ DSP+ARM processors (C6A8168, C6A8167) and AM389x Sitara™ ARM MPUs (AM3894, AM3892) and begin building solutions such as surveillance DVRs, video conferencing systems, video broadcasting systems, media servers, single-board computers, gateways, routers, servers, industrial automation, human machine interfaces (HMIs), point-of-service data terminals, machine vision, test and measurement, tracking and control applications, amongst many others.

  • Hardware
    • 8168 Evaluation Module (printed circuit board assembly) with connectors for composite video, S-Video, Component Video, serial port, SD, SATA, PCIe, USB, Ethernet, Audio Input/Output, HDMI Tx
    • DM8168 Processor (emulates AM3894 and C6A816)
    • Expansion I/O Daughtercard (printed circuit board assembly) with connectors for DVI in, Component Video in, Composite Video in, HDMI Tx, serial port, Ethernet, and Audio outputs
    • 7” Touch-screen LCD display
    • Power supply and regional adapter
    • Serial, USB, Ethernet and HDMI cables
    • USB mouse
    • SD card (with example software and SDK)
    • SD card reader (for plugging in SD card to PC) JTAG emulator (XDS100)
    • 1 GB DDR3 Memory
  • Software
    • DM816x, C6A816x and AM389x Software Development kits provided via included 8GB SD Card
  • Documentation
    • 8168 EVM Quick Start Guide
    • Linux SDK SD card content sheet
    • Software license agreement
    • Software and soft copy documents
    • 8168 EVM Hardware User’s Guide (SD card)
    • 8168 Software Developer's Guide (SD card)
    • 8168 Software Development Kit (SD card)
    • Sourcery G++™ evaluation tools from CodeSourcery
    • Ubuntu Linux host distribution

Technical Documents
More literature (1)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
ARM Processor Open Source Wireless Connectivity 27 Feb 2012 Wiki*
Third party documents (1)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
Technical Documentation & Schematics for DM816x/C6A816x/AM389x EVM - from Spectrum Digital Inc. 11 Dec 2012

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
Linux EZ Software Development Kit (EZSDK) for DaVinci™ DM814x and DM816x Video Processors  LINUXEZSDK-DAVINCI  Software Development Kits (SDK) 

Development Tools (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

TI Devices (5)

Part Number Name Product Family
AM3892  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A8, HDMI  Sitara processors 
AM3894  Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D Graphics, HDMI  Sitara processors 
TMS320DM8165  DaVinci Digital Media Processor  Digital signal processors (DSP) 
TMS320DM8167  DaVinci Digital Media Processor  Digital signal processors (DSP) 
TMS320DM8168  DaVinci Digital Media Processor  Digital signal processors (DSP) 

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