Insert-ready communication module for Industrial Control and Smart Manufacturing applications.
The phyCORE®-AM64x is a robust and reliable embedded solution designed for headless industrial communication systems. The 50 mm x 37 mm SOM has an extensive 280-pin interconnect supporting common factory communication protocols such as CAN, EtherCAT, UART, I2C but also automation specific interfaces such as EPWM, ECAP, and EQEP. Due to the heterogeneous architecture of the TI AM64x processor, you can run the majority of your application using Linux and off load critical components to the specialized low latency best-in-class real-time cores.
As heavy duty machinery becomes more automated it is important to ensure the safety of factory workers who interact with the equipment. The completely isolated Cortex-M4 MCU can be used to monitor, test for, and manage faults.
Accelerate your development and reduce design risk. Power management is handled directly on the SOM. Supply +5V and even utilize the +3.3V / 2A output rail on the SOM for your interfaces to save on cost and design complexity.
The phyCORE-AM64x SOM supports use of the Sitara AM64x 4x PRU-ICSSG Industrial Ethernet interfaces. These interfaces can be loaded with various industrial communication protocol stacks such as TSN, EtherCAT®, PROFINET®, ETHERNET/IP® and others.
Work with PHYTEC to add Secure Boot to your application. Burn security keys to the processor and establish root-of-trust by signing software images to ensure only trusted code is run on your device.
|Processor||TI AM2431, TI AM2432, TI AM2434, TI AM6411, TI AM6412, TI AM6424, TI AM6441, TI AM6442|
|Architecture||Arm Cortex-A53 / Arm Cortex-R5F|
|RAM||2 GB default / 2 GB max DDR4|
|eMMC||16 GB default / 128 GB max|
|NOR||64 MB up to 256 MB (Octal SPI/Dual SPI Flash)|
|External Memory Bus||1x GPMC|
|PCIe||1x PCIe 2.0|
|USB||1x 2.0 Dual Role, 1x 3.1 Dual Role|
|CAN||2x CAN FD|
|Ethernet||2x 10/100/1000 (1x onboard / 1x RGMII), 4x 10/100/1000 Industrial (PRU-ICSSG)|
|Security Accelerators||3DES, AES, DRBG, MD-5, PKA, SHA-1, SHA-2|
|Dimensions||50 x 37 mm|
|Connector||2x 140-pin 0.5 mm pitch|
|Operating Temperature||-40° to +85° C|
The AM64x Processor
The Texas Instruments Sitara™ AM64x processor features dual Arm® Cortex®-A53 cores to run your application, up to 4x Cortex®-R5F cores for best in class real time operations, 4x Industrial PRU interfaces for time sensitive communication protocols, and an isolated Cortex®-M4F MCU for functional safety support. Designed with 16nm process technology, this highly integrated chip retains relatively low power consumption to eliminate complex thermal design.
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