ARM9 development board features optional Wi-Fi, seven-inch touchscreen

2011-Oct-07

Linux on ARMRonetix announced a open-frame panel PC based on Atmel's 400MHz, ARM926-based AT91SAM9G45 processor and intended as a development platform. Now supporting Android as well as Linux, the SK-PM9G45 Starter Kit incorporates a CPU Module PM9G45 with 128MB of RAM and 256MB of flash, a seven-inch, 800 x 480 touchscreen, and a baseboard with serial, Ethernet, USB, and optional Wi-Fi connectivity, says the company.

In October 2010, Ronetix, which is known primarily for its PEEDI debug emulator, released a PM9G45 module incorporating Atmel's AT91SAM9G45 processor. The module was released with a Starter Kit, which combined a baseboard with a choice of 3.5, 5.7, and 8.0-inch LCD touchscreen options.

Now the Austrian firm has now launched a more advanced SK-PM9G45 Starter Kit, providing both a seven-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen, and additional I/O. Key enhancements include more serial, UART, and expansion connectors, plus audio ports and optional Wi-Fi.

PM9G45 module

The PM9G45 module, which is also available separately, remains the same, but has been upgraded to v1.3 firmware, according to a Ronetix spokesperson. It's built around the SAM9G45 processor, which is clocked at 400MHz, and provides 32KB each of data and instruction cache, as well as 64K of internal SRAM.


Related Articles

comments powered by Disqus
Facebook Twitter RSS E-Mail

Linux on ARM