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This article is writed to introduce the hardware and software about the SBC8018 Single Board Computer and provide an exchange platform for sharing experience of TI AM1808. It can help users to learn the SBC8018 quickly, to summarize and answer the problem  
 
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Revision as of 09:30, 21 February 2012

中文版本

Numbers of SBC8018 Development Board wiht 128MB DDR and 128MB Nand Flash based on TI AM1808 industrial processor are provided by Embest now. Call us to get more information.

SBC8018 Single Board Computer an industrial application of ARM Embedded Single Board Computer designed by Embest Info&Tech Co.,LTD..SBC8018 boards 128MB DDR, 128MB NAND Flash, except some interface used normally, an SATA interface is offered to supply large data storage applications. SBC8018 is a low power, low cost and high-performance's industrial application. SBC8018 can be used many industries to designed products quickly such as portable navigation multimedia devices,portable data acquisition devices,industrial automation and smart house, and so and.

This article is writed to introduce the hardware and software about the SBC8018 Single Board Computer and provide an exchange platform for sharing experience of TI AM1808. It can help users to learn the SBC8018 quickly, to summarize and answer the problem you may encounter probably.

New: the problem that the board could not boot from Nand Flash stably in WinCE OS has been settled, please download the software patches from below here

General Description

General Description

The SBC8018 Single Board Computer is a compact, low-cost with high-performance controller board designed by Embest. It is based on TI’s AM1808 ARM9 low-power application processor which enables OEMs and ODMs to quickly bring to market devices featuring robust operating systems support, rich user interfaces, and high processing performance life through the maximum flexibility of a fully integrated mixed processor solution.
The SBC8018 Single Board Computer takes full features of the AM1808 microprocessor and has 128MB Mobile DDR SDRAM and 128MB Nand Flash on board. It has exposed many other hardware interfaces including Serial port, LCD/TSP, USB Host/OTG, Ethernet, Audio, SATA, two Camera, TF card, etc. It has one 14-pin JTAG interface which can be used with XDS100v2 emulator available from Embest. Embest also offers 4.3” and 7” LCD display with touch screen as optional modules for this board.
The board is a ready-to-run solution which is provided with Linux 2.6.33 and WinCE 6.0 BSP. It would be an ideal development platform for customers requiring a low power ARM9 processor with cost-effective price point and small form factor for consumer, embedded industrial, medical and other embedded connectivity applications.


- 375MHz TI AM1808 ARM926 Microprocessor
- Onboard 128MByte DDR SDRAM + 128MByte NAND Flash
- UART, USB, Ethernet, LCD/TSP, SATA, Camera, Audio, TF, JTAG,...
- Optional WiFi, Camera and 3G Modules
- Ready-to-Run Linux2.6.33 and WinCE 6.0 OS
SBC8018

Interfaces and Peripherals

SBC8018 interface and peripherals

Hardware Features

Processor

  • TI AM1808 ARM9 microprocessor
  • 375-MHz ARM926EJ-S RISC MPU, also supports 456MHz operation
  • ARM926EJ-S Core
  • ARM9 Memory Architecture
  • Enhanced Direct-Memory-Access Controller 3 (EDMA3)
  • 128K-Byte On-chip Memory
  • 1.8V or 3.3V LVCMOS IOs (except for USB and DDR2 interfaces)
  • Two External Memory Interfaces
  • Three Configurable 16550 type UART Modules
  • LCD Controller
  • Two Serial Peripheral Interfaces (SPI) Each With Multiple Chip-Selects
  • Two MMC/SD Card Interface with Secure Data I/O (SDIO) Interfaces

Memory

  • 128MByte Mobile DDR SDRAM
  • 128MByte NAND Flash (on the rear of the board)

Audio/Video Interfaces

  • Audio input interface (Mic In)
  • Two-channel Audio output interface (Line Out)
  • Two Camera interfaces (30-pin FPC connector on the rear of the board, supports CCD or CMOS camera)
  • LCD/Touch Screen interface (50-pin FPC connector, support resolution up to 2048*2048)

Data Transfer Interfaces and Other Facilities

  • 1 x 5 line Debug serial port, RS232 voltage (brings out by DB9 connector)
  • 2 x 3 line serial ports, TTL voltage (brings out by extension connector)
  • 1 x USB2.0 OTG port, High-speed (Mini USB type)
  • 1 x USB1.1 Host port, Full-speed (USB-A type)
  • 1 x TF card slot
  • 1 x Serial ATA connector, supports both SATA I (1.5 Gbps) and SATA II (3.0 Gbps)
  • 1 x 10/100Mbps Ethernet interface (RJ45 connector)
  • 1 x RESET button
  • 1 x BACK button
  • 1 x HOME button
  • 1 x MENU button
  • 1 x 14-pin JTAG connector (for using TI’s XDS100v2 Emulator)
  • 2 x 40-pin extension connectors (SPI, I2C, McBSP, UART, 1.8V, 3.3V, 5V, GPIO are brought out from these connectors)
  • Battery backed RTC (User needs to prepare battery himself, CR1220 model is ok)

Mechanical Parameters

  • Dimensions: 112.24mm x 82.29mm
  • Working temperature: 0~70 Celsius
  • Input Voltage: +5V
  • Humidity Range: 20%~90%
  • Power Consumption: 0.22A@5V (working without LCD)

Interfaces

XDS100-P.jpg

XDS100v2 USB JTAG Emulator

The XDS100v2 USB JTAG Emulator is the second release of the XDS100 JTAG emulator technology supporting debug of a variety of TI devices. It allows the user direct access between the host computer and the DSP through a 14-pin JTAG header. It is compatible with Code Composer Studio (CCS) V4 IDE from Texas Instruments and compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista.

CAM8000-P.jpg

Analog camera moduleCAM8000-A

Standard resolution of 720*576 PAL standard,connect SBC8018 by 30PIN FFC cable, connect the camera equipment by other side of the BNC connector, achieved through the camera input function.

WIFI8000-P.jpg

USB WiFi wireless module WF8000-U

A wireless communication module that base on USB connector ,can be used for all product designed by Embest. With the technology of wirelessly connection for personal computer terminals and based on the IEEE 802.11 standard wireless network protocol, this module is highly integrated with MAC/BBP and 2.4GHz radio single chip.With a wide range of wireless connectivity and large throughput,the module meets the IEEE 802.11 b/g standard. After all,it makes WF8000-U WIFI module good performance and low power consumption with superior radio architecture and optimization algorithms.

CDMA-S.jpg

CDMA8000-U 3G wireless communication module

CDMA8000 is a 3G wireless communication module issued by Embest.Embest based on the newest UMUTS standard developed by the MSM6290 platform.This module is applied in the network of EDGE ,GRRS ,GSM and WCDMA(HSPA),which can achieve global roaming. General USB interface and powerful software support platform make the module have friendly secondary development of software and hardware platform.It can support a variety of peripheral devices and meet the user’s rich requirement of sevice function.

WCDMA8000.jpg

WCDMA8000-U 3G wireless communication module

WCDMA8000 is a 3G wireless communication module issued by Embest based on the newest UMUTS standard developed by the MSM6280 platform. This module is applied in the network of EDGE ,GRRS ,GSM and WCDMA(HSPA), which can achieve global roaming. General USB interface and powerful software support platform make the module have friendly secondary development of software and hardware platform. It can support a variety of peripheral devices and meet the user’s rich requirement of service function.

LCD Screen Interface

24bit LCD screen interface,true color RGB signal output,R:B:G=8:8:8.
The connector is a 50-pin FPC connector which is 0.5mm pitch
Signal types:
RGB data LCD control data SPI signal IIC singal Touch-screen signal Output voltage
24bit 6bit 4bit 2bit 4bit 5bit
R:G:B=8:8:8 Control signals for rows and other controls Standard SPI signals 2 bits IIC singal 4 bit touch-screen singal output voltage is 5V,3.3V and 1.8V

Camera Interface

Pin Number Singal Function
1 GND GND
2 D0 Test Point
3 D1 Test Point
4 R_CAM_D0 VPIF capture data bit 0
5 R_CAM_D1 VPIF capture data bit 1
6 R_CAM_D2 VPIF capture data bit 2
7 R_CAM_D3 VPIF capture data bit 3
8 R_CAM_D4 VPIF capture data bit 4
9 R_CAM_D5 VPIF capture data bit 5
10 R_CAM_D6 VPIF capture data bit 6
11 R_CAM_D7 VPIF capture data bit 7
12 D10 Test Point
13 D11 Test Point
14 GND GND
15 PCLK Pixel clock
16 GND GND
17 CAM_HS_A0 Horizontal synchronization
18 +5VDC_IN +5V
19 CAM_VS_A0 Vertical synchronization
20 +3P3V +3.3V
21 CAM_XCLKA_A0 Test Point
22 CAM_XCLKB_A0 Test Point
23 GND GND
24 CAM_FLD_A0 Test Piont
25 uP_CAM_WEN0 Test Piont
26 uP_CAM_STR Test Piont
27 CAM_SDA I2C0 serial data
28 CAM_SCL I2C0 serial clock
29 GND GND
30 +1P8V_LDO +1.8V

SATA Interface

Pin Number Singal Function
1 GND GND
2 SATA_TXP SATA receive data(positive)
3 SATA_TXN SATA receive data(negative)
4 GND GND
5 SATA_RXN SATA transmit data(negative)
6 SATA_RXP SATA transmit data(positive)
7 GND GND
8 NC NC
9 GND GND

JTAG Interface

Pin Number Singal Fuction
1 TMS Test mode select
2 NTRST Test system reset
3 TDI Test data input
4 GND GND
5 VIO 1.8V
6 NC NC
7 TDO TDO
8 GND GND
9 RTCK RTCK
10 GND GND
11 TCK Test clock
12 GND GND
13 EMU0 Test emulation 0
14 EMU1 Test emulation 1

The first Extended Interface

Pin Number Singal Function
1 GND GND
2 GND GND
3 EMA_A_16_EXP GPIO
4 EMA_D_15_EXP GPIO
5 EMA_A_15_EXP GPIO
6 EMA_D_14_EXP GPIO
7 EMA_A_14_EXP GPIO
8 EMA_D_13_EXP GPIO
9 EMA_A_13_EXP GPIO
10 EMA_D_12_EXP GPIO
11 EMA_A_0_EXP GPIO
12 EMA_D_11_EXP GPIO
13 EMA_BA_1_EXP GPIO
14 EMA_D_10_EXP GPIO
15 EPWMN1_TZ0 GPIO
16 EMA_D_9_EXP GPIO
17 ECAP2_APWM2 GPIO
18 EMA_D_8_EXP GPIO
19 AFSX / GPIO0[12] GPIO
20 EMA_CLK_EXP GPIO
21 AFSR GPIO
22 EMA_SDCKE_EXP GPIO
23 AHCLKX/USB_REFCLKIN/UART1_CTSN/GPIO0[10] GPIO
24 EMA_CSn_5_EXP GPIO
25 GND GND
26 EMA_CSn_4_EXP GPIO
27 ACLKX/GPIO0[14] GPIO
28 EMA_CSn_2_EXP GPIO
29 ACLKR/GPIO0[15] GPIO
30 EMA_CSn_0_EXP GPIO
31 GND GND
32 EMA_WAIT_1_EXP GPIO
33 GND GND
34 GND GND
35 +5VDC_IN +5V
36 GND GND
37 +3P3V 3.3V
38 +1P8V_LDO 1.8V
39 GND GND
40 GND GND

The Second Extended Interface

Pin Number Singal Function
1 GND GND
2 GND GND
3 uP_SPI1_CLK SPI1 clock
4 uP_McBSP1_CLKR_EXP McBSP1 receive clock
5 uP_SPI1_SOMI SPI1 data slave-out-master-in
6 uP_McBSP1_CLKX_EXP McBSP1 transmit clock
7 uP_SPI1_SIMO SPI1 data slave-in-master-out
8 uP_McBSP0_CLKS_EXP McBSP1 sample rate generator clock input
9 uP_SPI1_SCSn0 SPI1 chip selects
10 AIC_DOUT McBSP1 receive frame sync
11 uP_SPI1_ENAN SPI1 enable
12 AIC_DIN McBSP1 transmit frame sync
13 GND GND
14 uP_McBSP0_DR_EXP McBSP1 receive data
15 UART1_RXD UART1 receive data
16 uP_McBSP0_DX_EXP McBSP1 transmit data
17 UART1_TXD UART1 transmit data
18 GND GND
19 UART1_RTSn UART1 ready-to-send output
20 UART2_RXD UART2 receive data
21 AIC_MCL UART1 clear-to-send input
22 UART2_TXD UART2 transmit data
23 GND GND
24 I2C0_SCL I2C0 serial clock
25 GND GND
26 I2C0_SDA I2C0 serial data
27 GND GND
28 GND GND
29 GND GND
30 uP_SPI0_CLK SPI0 clock
31 GDN GND
32 uP_SPI0_SOMI SPI0 data slave-out-master-in
33 GND GND
34 uP_SPI0_SIMO SPI0 data slave-in-master-out
35 GND GND
36 uP_SPI0_SCSn0 SPI0 chip selects
37 +5VDC_IN +5V
38 uP_SPI0_ENAN 1.8V
39 +3P3V +3.3V
40 +1P8V_LDO +1.8V

Physical Dimensions

The Physical Dimensions Of SBC8018

Board Characteristics

The Board Characteristics Of SBC8018

Software Features

OS Item remark
Linux BIOS
x-loader
NAND/ONENAND
MMC/SD
FAT
U-BOOT
NAND/ONENAND
MMC/SD
FAT
NET
Kernel
Linux 2.6.33 Supports ROM/CRAM/EXT2/EXT3/FAT/ NFS/ JFFS2/UBIFS file systems
Device Driver
Serial port, RTC, Ethernet, Nand Flash, LCD, Touch screen, TF card, USB OTG, USB Host, SATA, Audio input/output, key, LED
WinCE BIOS
x-loader
NAND / ONENAND
MMC / SD
FAT
e-boot
NAND / ONENAND
MMC / SD
FAT
NET
Device Driver
Serial port, RTC, Ethernet, Nand Flash, LCD, Touch screen, TF card, USB OTG, USB Host, Audio input/output, key, LED
Power Management (backlight, battery, Sleep/Wakeup, PWM, ADC)
app application module Flash Player plug-in and Flash player

Applications

  • Portable navigation multimedia devices
  • Digital video set-top boxes
  • Portable game consoles
  • Consumer Design
  • Portable data acquisition devices
  • Embedded
  • And so and

Information Of Evaluation Kit

Product Number T6010162
Product Name SBC8018 Single Board Computer
Standard Accessories 1.SBC8018 Single Board Computer *1

2.5V/2A Power Adapter *1

3.Cross Serial cable *1

4.CD(PDF Schematic,Linux Source Of Driver,WinCE BSP Source,WinCE application source code,Driver for Interface and so and)*1

Optional Accessories 1、7-inch LCD screen(LCD8000-70T,Resolution is 800*480)

2、4.3-inch LCD screen(LCD8000-43T,Resolution is 480*272)


More information about SBC8018 and how to buy a SBC8018 please visit our website: http://www.armkits.com/product/sbc8018.asp


Other Embest Products based on TI Processors

Embest has designed several products based on TI's ARM9 and ARM Cortex-A8 processors. Embestalso offers customer design service according to customer's requirements. Whether you need to reduce, add or modify to existing hardwares or generate a new solution, Embest will help customers with expert competence and rich experience.

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  • Mini8100 Processor Card based on TI's OMAP3530 ARM Cortex-A8 processor