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Atmel SAMA5D3 Xplained Eval Kit Available From Mouser Explains Linux

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking and shipping the Atmel SAMA5D3 Xplained Evaluation Kit, a low cost prototyping board for the Atmel SAMA5D3 family of processors based on the ARM Cortex‑A5 processor core. The board supports an external LCD interface, Gigabit Ethernet, and Arduino‑R3 expansion headers.

The Atmel SAMA5D3 Xplained Evaluation Kit available from Mouser Electronics is Atmel's latest in a series of SAMA5D3 evaluation boards. This SAMA5D3 Xplained kit allows developers to easily evaluate the high level features of the SAMA5D3 processor. The board comes with 256Mbytes DDR2 DRAM, 256Mbytes NAND Flash, and has an SD card connector and a microSD™ slot. An LCD interface connector is supported by an LCD TFT controller with touchscreen capabilities. Two Ethernet connectors are available, one for 10/100 and the other for Gigabit Ethernet. There are two USB host ports as well as one micro‑AB USB connector. The board also has a set of Arduino‑R3 compatible expansion connectors that can connect to compatible Arduino™ shields. The board is powered by USB or can use an external 5VDC power supply. Full schematics and extensive documentation include reference pinouts for the standard USB and microSD contacts.

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