i.MX53 Quick Start Board

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Overview

 

The first in the series, the i.MX53 Quick Start board is a low cost development platform.

 

Integrated with an ARM® CortexTM-A8 1 GHz processor, the Quick Start board includes a display controller, hardware-accelerated graphics, 1080p video decode and 720p encode as well as numerous connectivity options ideally suited for applications such as human machine interface in embedded consumer, industrial and medical markets.

 

Go to http://www.freescale.com/iMXQuickStart and visit the official Quick Start Board page

 

Hardware Features

 

Processor

 

• i.MX53 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Processor • Power management IC • 1 GB DDR3 memory

 

Display

 

• LVDS connector • VGA connector • Parallel LCD add-on card (via expansion connector) • HDMI add-on card (via expansion connector)

 

Audio

 

• SPDIF output via HDMI add-on card • Freescale SGTL5000 audio codec • Microphone jack • Headphone jack

 

Expansion Connector

 

• Enables parallel LCD or HDMI output • Camera CSI port signals • I2C, SSI, SPI signals

 

Connectivity

 

• Full-size SD/MMC card slot • microSD card slot • 7-pin SATA data connector • 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port • Two High-Speed USB host ports • Micro USB device port

 

Debug

 

• JTAG connector • DB-9 UART port

 

Miscellaneous

 

• 3” x 3” 8-layer PCB • 3-axis Freescale accelerometer (MMA8450QT) • 2A, 5V power supply

 

Tutorials, Training Materials and Documentation

 

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