The CraneBoard is a low-cost, open-source hardware development platform based on the AM3517 Sitara™ ARM® Cortex™-A8 microprocessor. The CraneBoard provides robust processor performance while delivering integrated peripherals not found on existing low-cost development boards.

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Capabilities

  • AM3517 Sitara ARM Cortex-A8 – 600MHz
  • Integrated 3D Graphics Accelerator
  • Support for on-chip peripherals:
    • 10/100 EMAC
    • USB OTG utilizing on-processor PHY
    • 3.3V I/O
    • CAN
    • DDR2
  • Power over Ethernet and other power options including USB and DC
  • Fully open-source four-layer PCB
  • Fully Open Source Linux Board Support package (2.6.32)
  • Based on existing AM3517 Sitara ARM evaluation module (EVM) software
  • All software available via GIT
  • Arago File System
  • Flashing tool and board diagnostics
  • Ethernet / Power Over Ethernet (POE) utilizing on-processor 10/100 EMAC
  • DVI-D (HDMI Connector)
  • RS-232
  • JTAG
  • TV Out (CVBS)
  • Expansion