Cortex ™ -A53 / -R5F

For security-critical applications, time sensitive networking and high demands on graphics performance.

  • Quad ARM Cortex-A53 and Dual Cortex-R5F subsystem
  • 3D graphics support via PowerVR SGX544 Core
  • Up to 6 gigabit industrial communication interfaces
  • Wi-Fi onboard
  • 3x audio McASP


  • PCIe 3.0, USB 3.0 dual role
  • DDR4 RAM with support for separate DDR4 ECC
  • Linux and Android BSP

65 mm x 55 mm

ARM Cortex-A53 / -R5F

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. 

Processor AM652x / AM654x
Brand ARM Cortex-A53 / Cortex-R5F, PRU-ICSS
bit width 64 bit
Frequency up to 4x 1.1 GHz + 2x 400 MHz
Graphics 3D GPU PowerVR SGX544 (AM6528 / AM6548)
Security AES, SHA, PKA, DRBG, MD5, 3DES
eMMC 4GB default / 32GB max
RAM 2GB default / 1GB opt DDR4 ECC
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s, up to 6x RGMII via PRU-ICSS
USB 1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 Dual Role
CAN 2x
PCle 2x PCIe 2.0
I²C 6x
MMC / SD / SDIO 1x SDIO (1x on-board for eMMC)
PWM 6x
TO 4x 12-bit channels
Display 1x MIPI-DPI, 1x OLDI (LVDS)
Audio 3x McASP
Camera 1x MIPI CSI, 1x parallel
RTC on-board via I²C
Power supply 3.3 V
Connectors Samtec 0.5 mm pitch (2x 90 pins)
Length 65 mm x 55 mm
temperature range -40 ° C to + 85 ° C
Operating system Linux (Yocto based)


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