CM-T43 - TI AM437x System-on-Module

ARM SoM starting from $36

  • Wide range of high-speed interfaces
  • Miniature size and power efficiency
  • Ideal solution for cost-sensitive systems

AM437x processor

Texas Instruments Sitara AM437x processor family

  • ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, 1GHz
  • PowerVR SGX530 GPU
  • Integrated Real-Time Unit (PRU-ICSS)
SoM Highlights

Feature Highlights

  • Up to 1GB DDR3 and 32GB eMMC
  • LCD interface, up to 1400x1050
  • 2x 1000Mbps Ethernet, 2x USB, 6x UART, 133x GPIO
  • WiFi 802.11ac/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0

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SW support

Mainline Linux and Yocto Project

  • Full Board Support Package and ready-to-run images
  • Linux kernel, Yocto Project file-system and U-Boot
  • Mainline Linux kernel support

Why choose CompuLab?

10-year Availability

Direct Engineer Support

Mainline Linux and Yocto

In-House Manufacturing

Industrial Temperature

Configure-to-Order

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  • "Option" column specifies the configuration code required to have the particular feature.
  • "+" means that the feature is always available

CPU Core and Graphics

CPUTexas Instruments Sitara AM4379 ARM Cortex-A9, 1GHz
NEON™ SIMD and VFPv3
C1000M
Texas Instruments Sitara AM4376 ARM Cortex-A9, 800MHz
NEON™ SIMD and VFPv3
C800
Graphics
Acceleration
Unit
PowerVR SGX530 GPU supporting Direct3D Mobile, OpenGL-ES 2.0 and OpenVG 1.0
C1000M
Real-Time
Coprocessor
Programmable Real-Time Unit Subsystem supporting EtherCAT, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and EtherNet/IP protocols
* EtherCAT is available only with C1000M
+

Memory and Storage

RAM128MB – 1GB, DDR3-800, 32-bit data bus
D
StorageSLC NAND flash, 128MB - 512MB
N
eMMC flash, 4GB - 32GB

Display and Camera

DisplayParallel 24-bit display interface, up to 100 Mpixels/sec
+
Remote frame buffer interface
+
TouchscreenOn-board 4/5/8-wire resistive touch-screen controller
+
Capacitive touch-screen support through SPI and I2C interfaces
+
CameraPrimary 12-bit parallel camera (VPFE) interface
+
Secondary 12-bit parallel camera (VPFE) interface
WB

Network

Gigabit EthernetPrimary 1000/100/10Mbps Ethernet port (MAC+PHY)
E1
Secondary 1000/100/10Mbps Ethernet port (MAC+PHY)
E2
WiFiDual-band, dual-antenna 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac/a/b/g/n WiFi interface
WB
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0 BLE
WB
NFCNFC - full protocol support for ISO 14443A/B, ISO 18092 and ISO 15693
WB

Audio

Analog AudioAudio codec with analog stereo output, stereo input and electret microphone support
A
Digital AudioI2S compliant digital audio interface
A

I/O

Local BusExternal local bus interface, variable rate up to 100 MHz, up to 16-bit
+
USBUSB2.0 dual-role (host / device) port
+
Additional USB2.0 host port
+
UARTUp to 6x UART ports, 16C750 compatible, up to 3.6 Mbps
+
CAN busUp to 2x CAN bus interfaces, 3.3V levels
+
MMC/SD/SDIOUp to 3x MMC/SD/SDIO interfaces
+
SPIUp to 4x SPI bus interfaces
+
I2CUp to 2x I2C interfaces
+
1-Wire1-Wire interface
+
GPIOUp to 133x GPIO signals (shared with other functions)
+
ADC16x general-purpose ADC channels
+

System Logic

RTCReal time clock, powered by external lithium battery
+

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage
3.3V to 5V / Li-Ion battery
Digital I/O voltage3.3V
Active power consumption1 - 4 W, depending on configuration and CPU frequency

Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions36 x 68 x 5 mm
Weight12 gram
Connectors204-pin SO-DIMM edge connector

Environmental and Reliability

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
CM-T43 (TI AM437x) computer-on-module | system-on-module block diagram

CM-T43 and SBC-T43 Evaluation Kit

Hardware

  • CM-T43-C1000M-D1G-N4G-E2-A-WB
  • SB-SOM-T43 carrier board
  • WiFi antenna and cable
  • Serial port cable
  • HDMI to DVI cable
  • USB cable and adapter
  • LCD panel
  • Adapters & cables for generic LCD panel interface
  • 12V power supply

Technical Support

  • Technical support for 12 months.
  • Schematics review of the customer's carrier board design.
  • 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.

Documents and Guides

Product status: Active

CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.
P/N template: CM-T43-Cx-Dx-[Nx]-[Ex]-[A]-[WB]-[Tx]

Minimal Configuration

Minimal configuration P/N: CM-T43-C800-D128-N128
1K-unit price:
$36

Optional Features

FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
CPU typeAM4376, 800MHz, no GPU
AM4379, 1GHz, with GPU
C800
C1000M
-
12
DRAM size128MB
512MB
1GB
D128
D512
D1G
-
5
14
Storage128MB NAND (SLC)
512MB NAND (SLC)
4GB eMMC (MLC)
32GB eMMC (MLC)
N128
N512
N4G
N32G
-
8
6
30
GbE portsnone
1
2
-
E1
E2
-
3
5
Analog audioNo
Yes
-
A
-
2
WiFi & BluetoothNo
Yes
-
WB
-
24
Temperature rangeCommercial
Industrial Certified
Extended Tested
Industrial Tested
-
TIC
TET
TIT
-
15
20
75
Software PreloadingNo
Yes
-
X
-
$1/100MB
  • 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
10K0.95
1K 1.0
5001.2
1001.5
102.0
12.5