66AK2L06 Evaluation Module
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The XEVMK2LX is a full-featured evaluation and development tool for 66AK2Lx Keystone II based SoCs. Get started developing high speed data generation and acquisition systems for avionics and defense, test and measurement, medical, sonar and imaging applications today with this Wide PICMG ® AMC form factor evaluation board featuring singe 66AK2L06, quad-core C66x DSP, dual-core ARM Cortex-A15 and digital front end with JESD204B interface.

The kit comes with software including Code Composer Studio Integrated Development Environment version 5 (CCS v5), TI’s Multicore Software Development Kit (MCSDK) featuring Linux support for the ARM cores and SYS/BIOS RTOS support for the DSP core, chip support libraries, network development kit, and out of box demonstration software.

Robust on-board connectivity options include dual 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, UART over USB miniB, PCIe, FMC connectors  over 170 pin B+ style AMC interface. A large amount of on-board memory, including DDR3, NAND and NOR flash, gives developers additional flexibility. The board additionally supports on-board (XDS200) or external emulation

  • Example Applications: Avionics, defense, radar, test and measurement, portable ultrasound systems, sonar and imaging
  • Board size: Double Wide PICMG ® AMC form factor (7.11" x 2.89")
  • DDR memory: 2 GB ECC DDR3 1600 on board (non SO-DIMM)
  • Development environment: Code Composer Studio™ version 5 (CCSv5)
  • Ethernet: Dual 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports on board
  • Emulation: On Board Emulation XDS200 and External Emulator through MIPI 60-Pin connector
  • Memory: 2 GB DDR3, 2 GB NAND Flash, 128 MB NOR Flash
  • More info: Product Details
  • Power Options: DC power-brick adaptor (12V/7A) or AMC Carrier back-plane
  • Processor: 66AK2L06 with 4 TMS320C66x DSP CorePacs, 2 ARM Cortex A15 CorePacs and integrated with Digital Front End (DFE) and JESD204B interface
  • USB: One USB 2.0/3.0 interface

What's Included

  1. XEVMK2LX Evaluation Module
  2. Power supply and power cord
  3. USB cable for On-board JTAG emulation
  4. 4-pin to 9-pin serial cable
  5. Ethernet Cable
  6. Software (Flash Drive)
  7. The K2L EVM Quick Setup Guide

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66AK2L06 Evaluation Module


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Technical documentation
User guides (1)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
Multicore Software Development Kit (MCSDK) User’s Guide (Wiki) 29 Jul 2014 Wiki*
Third party documents (2)
*This is not an TI official document.
Title Date Type
XEVMK2LX Quick Setup Guide 16 Apr 2015
Download XEVMK2LX schematics, bill of materials and design guide 03 Aug 2016
White papers (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1859 03 Nov 2015
More literature (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 38 02 Jan 2019

Software development (3)

Name Part Number Software Type
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  IDEs, configuration, compilers & debuggers 
Processor SDK for 66AK2LX Processors - Linux and TI-RTOS support  PROCESSOR-SDK-K2L  Software development kits (SDK) 
Radio Frequency Software Developer Kit (RFSDK)  RFSDK  Software development kits (SDK) 

TI Devices (1)

Part Number Name Product Family
66AK2L06  Multicore DSP+ARM KeyStone II System-on-Chip (SoC)  Digital signal processors (DSP) 

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