CM-iAM computer-on-module (CoM) | system-on-module (SoM)

  • Low cost, x86-compatible platform in a miniature form factor.
  • Powerful platform enables high-end multimedia and video applications.
  • Wide range of high-speed interfaces provides extensive connectivity.

Product Highlights

  • Full Featured PC-Compatible Computer-On-Module (CoM)
  • Intel Atom Z530 CPU @1.6GHz, US15W chipset
  • 2 GB DDR2
  • 4 GB Flash Disk and on-board microSD socket
  • LVDS, parallel RGB and SDVO display interfaces for LCD panels
  • SATA hard disk interface
  • 2 x 1000 BaseT Ethernet ports
  • 6 x USB ports
  • 2 x SDIO ports
  • Sound codec with support for speaker, microphone and SPDIF. HD audio bus
  • PCIexpress and LPC extension busses
  • Serial port, I2C, GPIO interface
  • Programmable watchdog timer
  • Five watt power consumption
  • Small size - 75 x 65 mm

Description

The CM-iAM computer-on-module (CoM) / system-on-module (SoM) packs Intel Atom processor technologies into the most compact, lightweight PC-on-module available in the market. Its on-board resources suffice to smoothly run operating systems such as Linux, Windows XP and Windows 7, on credit-card sized board capable running on small battery. Board's specifications, in addition to its low cost, make it an ideal building block for any embedded application.

The feature set of the CM-iAM comprises a 32-bit X86-compatible CPU, DDR2, Flash Disk and vital computing peripherals. For embedded applications, the CM-iAM provides a variety of display interfaces, PCIexpress bus, two 1000Mbit Ethernet ports, serial port, general purpose I/O lines and many other essential functions. The user interface is supported by an enhanced graphics controller, USB interface for keyboard / mouse and Audio system..

For feature support status, please refer to O/S Support Coverage Map.
  • "Option" column specifies the configuration code required to have the particular feature.
  • "+" means that the feature is always available

CPU, Memory and Busses

FeatureSpecificationsOption
CPUIntel Atom Processor: Z530 - 1.6GHz / 533MHz FSB or Z510 - 1.1GHz / 400MHz FSB.
L2-512KB (dynamic sizing), L1- 32KB IC, 24KB DC.
Intel Deep Power Down (C6) technology support.
C
DRAM512 / 1024 / 2048 MB DDR2, 400 / 533 MHz, 64-bit
D
BIOS Flash1 MB, on-board reprogrammable
+
Flash Disk1 - 4 GB, more in future. Up to 10 MB/s transfer rate.
N
PCI ExpressPCI Express Base Specification, Revision 1.0a. One or two lanes.
Note: second lane is shared with optional second ethernet controller
+
LPC busHost, 33 MHz, Intel LPC v1.0 compatible
+

Peripherals

FeatureSpecificationsOption
Graphics
Controller
Resolution up to 1920 x 1080 x 32 bpp frame buffer in system memory, 2D, 3D graphics accelerator and multimedia accelerator optimized for HD video.
+
Display InterfaceLCD – 18 bpp parallel RGB for TFT panels
LVDS – 24 bpp, 4 data and 1 clk pairs for TFT panels
SDVO – can be directly connected to DVI / HDMI / VGA transmitters
L
+
+
USB6 Host USB 2.0 ports, 480 Mbps, EHCI / UHCI compliant
+
Serial PortUART's, full serial port with modem controls, RS232 levels
S
GPIO6 lines dedicated + 2 lines shared
Additional 7 dedicated GPIO lines
+
S
Hard Disk Interf.SATA-II, using Marvell 88SA8052
Y
EthernetTwo 1000 Mb/s ports, Activity LED's. Using Realtek RTL8111 controllers.
E
AudioIDT 92HD83 codec, HD audio interface, stereo microphone and line inputs, 60 mW output for 32 Ohm headphones / active speakers, 5.1 channel SPDIF output
A
RTCReal Time Clock, powered by external lithium battery
+
SDIOOne 4-bit and one 8-bit SDIO ports
+
WatchdogWide range programmable watchdog timer
+

Electrical, Mechanical and Environmental Specifications

Supply Voltage5 volt
Active power consumption4 - 6 W, depending on configuration and CPU speed
Dimensions65 x 75 x 8 mm
Weight35 gram
MTTF> 200,000 hours
Operation temperature (case)Commercial: 0° to 70° C
Extended: -20° to 70° C
Industrial: -40° to 85° C. Click for availability note
Storage temperature-40° to 85° C
Relative humidity10% to 90% (operation)
05% to 95% (storage)
Shock50G / 20 ms
Vibration20G / 0 - 600 Hz
Connectors2 x 140 pin, 0.6 mm. Insertion / removal up to 50 cycles

Hardware Design Resources

Software Resources

BIOS

Windows XP Embedded

Windows Embedded Standard 7

Linux

Archive

For previous versions of the CM-iAM software packages, please refer to the CM-iAM software archive.

CM-iAM and SBC-iAM Evaluation Kit

Package contents:

COMMERCIAL PACKAGECOMMUNITY PACKAGE
Technical Support
Technical support for 12 months.
Support through users Forum
LCD panel compatibility verification and driver adaptation service.
-
45-day trial period. Eval Kit will be accepted for refund if the user finds the product not suitable for his needs.
-
Hardware
CM-iAM-D1G-C1600-N4G-L-E2-S-A-Y-H
SB-iAM-M-P-A
SDVO to HDMI interface module (EB-DVI)
HDMI to DVI video cable
FPC cable and connector for LCD
12V power supply
SATA-15 power cable (5V,16cm)

Product status: Mature

CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.
P/N template: CM-iAM-Dx-Cx-[Nx]-[L]-[Ex]-[S]-[A]-[Y]-[H]

Minimal Configuration

Minimal configuration P/N: CM-iAM-D05G-C1100
1K-unit price
$135

Optional Features

FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
DRAM size0.5GB
1GB
2GB
D05G
D1G
D2G
-
8
86
CPU type & speed Z510 1100 MHz
Z530 1600 MHz
Z550 2000 MHz (discontinued)
C1100
C1600
C2000 (discontinued)
-
30
60
NAND Flash(none)
1024 MB
4096 MB
-
N1G
N4G
-
28
32
SD card boot support
(default since Sep/2011)
Yes-
-
LCD interface (P-RGB)No
Yes
-
L
-
6
Ethernet ports (none)
one port
two ports
-
E1
E2
-
4
14
Super I/ONo
Yes
-
S
-
5
AudioNo
Yes
-
A
-
3
S-ATA interfaceNo
Yes
-
Y
-
3
Heat dissipation plateNo
Yes
-
H
-
3
Temperature rangeCommercial
Extended
Industrial
-
TE
TI
-
30
120
Software PreloadingNo
Yes
-
X
-
$1/10MB
  • Prices are specified in U.S. Dollars. Prices are periodically updated according to variations in component costs. Prices are subject to change without advance notice.

Small Quantity Orders

Pricing is specified for 1000-unit orders. In order to calculate the price for another quantity, multiply the unit price (with selected options) by the factor listed in the table below:

QTY Factor
1K 1.0
5001.1
1001.3
101.6
12.0