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The Sitara Arm Processor family, developed by Texas Instruments, features ARM9, ARM Cortex-A8, ARM Cortex-A9, and ARM Cortex-A15 technology to serve a broad base of applications. Development using Sitara Processors is supported by the open source Beagle community as well as Texas Instruments' open source development community.[1][2]

Sitara Arm MPU
Sitara ARM MPU within SDK.jpg
Marketed byTexas Instruments
Designed byARM Holdings
Common manufacturer(s)
  • Texas Instruments
Max. CPU clock rate450 MHz AM18x to 1 GHz AM37x
Instruction setARMv7


Products featuring Sitara ArmEdit

The Sitara familyEdit

Sitara Arm Processors available today include:

Model number Core DMIPs GPU Memory OS Features Applications Pricing Datasheet
AM18x[6] ARM9 up to 456 MHz Up to 410 N/A LPDDR1/DDR2 Linux, StarterWare, WinCE LCD Controller, SATA, Video In/Out, 10/100 Mbit/s EMAC, USB w/PHY Smart meter, Wi-Fi Router Starting at $4.55 (10K)
AM335x[7] ARM Cortex-A8 up to 1 GHz Up to 2000 SGX530 LPDDR1/DDR2/
Linux, Android, StarterWare, WinCE, FreeBSD, OpenBSD LCD Controller, 10/100/1000 Mbit/s EMAC, 2xCAN, USB OTG w/PHY, 2xPRU-ICSS[8] PND, Connected Home, Industrial Automation Starting at $4.96 (1ku)
AM35x[9] ARM Cortex-A8 up to 600 MHz Up to 1200 SGX530 LPDDR1/DDR2 Linux, Android, WinCE Display Subsystem, Video In/Out, 10/100/1000 Mbit/s EMAC, CAN, USB w/PHY IA, PLC, Infotainment Starting at $12.25 (10K)
AM37x[10] ARM Cortex-A8 up to 1 GHz Up to 2000 SGX530 LPDDR1 Linux, Android, WinCE Display Subsystem, Video In/Out, PoP packaging, USB, Lowest power PND, Ed. Tablet, PDT Starting at $12.25 (10K)
AM437x[11] ARM Cortex-A9 up to 1 GHz Up to 2500 SGX530 LPDDR2/DDR3/DDR3L Linux, TI-RTOS, Android, VxWorks, WinCE, Neutrino, Integrity 10/100/1000 Mbit/s Ethernet Switch w/2 Ports, 4xPRU-ICSS,[8] Dual camera support, Secure boot Industrial automation, Patient monitoring, Navigation equipment, Point of Service, Starting at $9 for 1ku
AM57x[12] dual ARM Cortex-A15 up to 1.5 GHz

dual C66x DSP up to 750 MHz quad ARM Cortex-M4s for image processing and general purpose up to 212MHz

Up to 10500 dual SGX544 DDR3/DDR3L RISC OS, Linux, TI-RTOS, Android, WinCE 10/100/1000 Mbit/s Ethernet Switch w/2 Ports, 4xPRU-ICSS,[8] multiple Video Input Ports (parallel or CSI), USB 3.0, PCIe, SATA, and Secure Boot Analytics, vision, embedded computing, HMI, industrial automation, industrial drives, industrial control, robotics, medical imaging, avionics Starting at $28 for 1ku

See alsoEdit

  • TI OMAP (Open Multimedia Applications Platform) SoC family


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  2. ^ "OpenLink". Texas Instruments.
  3. ^ "Nest Thermostat Teardown".
  4. ^ "Netgate SG-1000".
  5. ^ "Recon Instruments revolutionizes ski experiences with MOD Live optics and sensors kit for snow goggles, using complete TI solution – embedded processing, wireless connectivity, analog and power management" (PDF). Texas Instruments.
  6. ^ "AM18x". Texas Instruments.
  7. ^ "AM335x Arm Cortex-A8 processors". Texas Instruments.
  8. ^ a b c "PRU-ICSS: Programmable Realtime Unit SubSystem (PRU) and Industrial Communication Subsystem".
  9. ^ "AM35x". Texas Instruments.
  10. ^ "AM37x". Texas Instruments.
  11. ^ "AM437x". Texas Instruments.
  12. ^ "AM57x". Texas Instruments.

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