SAMA5D3 Cortex-A5

Atmel's SAMA5D3 series delivers a high-performance, low-power platform for cost-sensitive industrial and consumer applications

Image of Atmel's SAMA5D3 Cortex-A5Based on the ARM® Cortex™-A5 processor, the Atmel SAMA5D3 series of embedded microprocessor units (eMPUs) operates at up to 536 MHz (850 DMIPS) at under 200 mW. The system delivers a high-performance, low-power platform for cost-sensitive industrial and consumer applications.

High-performance architecture - Based on the ARM Cortex-A5 core with floating-point unit, the SAMA5D3 series is ideal for applications requiring high-precision computing and fast data processing. It features a 64-bit internal bus architecture and 32-bit wide DDR controller, running up to 166 MHz, that offers up to 1328 MB/s of bandwidth.

Market-leading low power consumption - It is ideal for battery-operated applications, and consumes less than 200 mW when running at maximum speed and under 0.5 mW in low-power mode.

Comprehensive peripheral set for connectivity and user interface applications - The SAMA5D3 includes Gigabit and 10/100 Ethernet, up to three HS USB ports, dual CAN, three SDIO/SD/MMC, UARTs, SPIs, TWIs, soft modem, LCD controller with graphics accelerator, camera interface, 12-bit ADC, and 32-bit timers.

State-of-the-art security - It includes secure boot, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)/Triple Data Encryption Standard (DES) encryption engine, Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) and True Random Number Generator (TRNG).

Low system cost - The 0.8 mm ball pitch package reduces PCB design complexity. A simple power management scheme and impedance matching on DDR lines reduce the need for external components. Three USB ports save the cost of an external USB hub.

Extensive ecosystem - Delivered with free Atmel Linux® and Android™ ports and Qt SDK, as well as a complete set of C examples for non-OS users. Multiple software and hardware partners complete the offer.

Features
  • 64-bit internal bus architecture
  • 32-bit wide DDR controller running up to 166 MHz and offering up to 1328 MB/s of bandwidth
  • Consumes less than 200 mW when running at maximum speed, and under 0.5 mW in low-power mode
  • Includes Gigabit and 10/100 Ethernet
  • Up to three HS USB ports
  • Dual CAN
  • Three SDIO/SD/MMC, UARTs, SPIs, TWIs
  • Soft modem
  • LCD controller with graphics accelerator
  • Camera interface
  • 12-bit ADC
  • 32-bit timers
  • Includes secure boot
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)/Triple Data Encryption Standard (DES) encryption engine
  • Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)
  • True Random Number Generator (TRNG)


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Evaluation Kits
Manufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityBuy Now
ATSAMA5D3-XPLDBOARD XPLAINED SAMA5D3111 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D31-EKEVAL KIT SAMA5D31 CORTEX-A534 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D35-EKEVAL KIT SAMA5D35 CORTEX-A515 - Immediate
SAMA5D3
Manufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityBuy Now
ATSAMA5D31A-CURIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA9557 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D36A-CUIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA137 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D36A-CURIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA214 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D31A-CFURIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA0
ATSAMA5D33A-CURIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA934 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D34A-CURIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA892 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D35A-CURIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA230 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D35A-CNIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA208 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D36A-CNRIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA455 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D36A-CNIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA59 - Immediate
ATSAMA5D35A-CNRIC MCU 32BIT 160KB FLASH 324BGA0
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Published: 2013-02-20