Alpha Development Kit

The development platform for the Texas Instruments AM65x.

  • Quad Cortex-A53 + 2x Cortex-R5F subsystem
  • 3D graphics support via PowerVR SGX544
  • 1x GB Ethernet, 2x PRU ICSS
  • MIPI CSI-2
  • FTDI to UART via Micro USB
  • USB 3.1 host connector

Kit contents:

  • phyCORE-AM6548 System on Module
  • Carrier board
  • Linux Yocto BSP
  • microSD card with Linux image
  • Ethernet cable
  • USB cable
  • 24 V power supply including connector set
  • Commissioning guarantee


The phyCORE-AM65x System on Module offers Secure Boot, interfaces for industrial multi-protocol gigabit communication and comprehensive graphics features. It is suitable for security-critical applications and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN).

Possible applications of the module are industrial communication systems, automation, edge computing, networked infrastructure and applications with high demands on reliability. The main applications can run on the Quad-Cortex-A53 processor, while the six PRUs are used for time-critical communication protocols such as TSN. The separate dual Cortex-R5F processor cores are available for safety-critical applications. 

Module phyCORE-AM6548
SOM Mounting Connector insertion
Processor AM6548
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53 / ARM Cortex-R5F
Frequency 1.1 GHz + 400 MHz (R5F)
Ethernet 3x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Bluetooth BT 2.1 + EDR, BLE 4.2
USB 1x USB Micro AB, 1x USB 3.1, 1x USB 2.0 Micro AB DRD
CAN 1x
UART 1x 2×5 General Purpose UART Header
PCle 1x
Mass memory 1x SD/SDIO/MMC Card Slot
Display 1x LVDS
Camera 1x MIPI CSI-2
Expansion Bus I²C, SPI, GPIO
Additional MikroBus Header, Fan Connector
RTC on-board via I²C
Power supply 12 V
Connectors Samtec 0.5 mm pitch (2x 90 pins)
Dimensions 150 mm x 150 mm
Temperature range -40°C to +85°C
Betriebssystem Linux
Distribution Yocto

phyCORE-AM65x Alpha Kit

phyCORE-AM65x Alpha kit

Item No. KPCM-067-ALPHA-L

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