TI AM389x/DM816x

iWave’s AM389x/DM8168x SOM is based on TI’s Sitra AM389x/DM8168x ARM Cortex-A8 Microprocessor for faster and more robust applications. With extreme system and peripheral integration, the Sitara AM3892 and AM3894 ARM MPUs provide multiple highperformance interfaces, such as PCIe Gen2, HDMI 1.3, SATA2.0, Gigabit Ethernet and DDR3 interfaces. The module is compatible to Qseven R1.20 ARM specification and features up to 1.5 GHz CPU, on-board DDR3 RAM, Nand Flash, Micro SD slot and JTAG headers.


Industrial Automation, Medical, HMI, Interactive PoS, Single Board Computing, Network & Communication Processing, Video Surveillance Systems.


  •  ARM Cortex A8 up to 1.5 GHz, offering speed and robust performance
  •  Advanced Operating System (OS) support to enable application processing, user interface and system control.
  •  Integrated high bandwidth connectivity peripherals
  •  SGX530 3D Graphics Engine for rich user interfaces
  •  Dual simultaneous 1080p display engine
  •  More complex Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)
  •  Technical & Quick customization support
  •  Long term support: 5 years




processor: Expansion connector:
Tl AM389x/DM816x up to 1.5 GHz Gigabit Ethernet GMll x 1
MEMORY: HD Video lN x 2 Ports
1GB DDR4 SDRAM Analog HD & SD Video OUT
128MB Nand Flash (expandable*) Audio McASP x 2 Ports
On-board Micro SD Slot UART x 2 Ports
Q7 Edge Connector: GPl0s
PCle 2.0 x 2 Lanes Temperature:
HDMl 1.3 Operating 0 degrees C to + 70 degrees C
SATA 2.0 x 2 Board Form factor
LVDs l2S Port Qseven R1.20 Compatible (70mmx70mm)
USB 2.0 Device Power Input:
SD/SDl0 5V, 2A
SPI, l2C Operating systems:
Audio McASP Port Linux 2.6.37
Debug UART Android 2.2*

* Optional


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  • OS SUPPORT: Linux 2.6.37, Android 2.2* (*optional)
  • DELIVERABLES: AM389x/DM816x Q7 SOM module, Board support packages, User manual
  • OPTIONAL KITS: iW-Rainbow-G7D (ARM Q7 generic carrier board)
  • CUSTOM DEVELOPMENT: BSP Development/OS Porting, Custom SOM/Carrier card development, Custom application/GUI development, Design review and support

iWave Systems Technologies, established in 1999, focuses on Product Engineering Services involving Embedded Hardware, Software & FPGA. The company designs and develops cutting edge products and solutions. iWave has been an innovator in the development of highly integrated, high performance, low power and low cost System On Modules and Development Platforms. iWave’s expertise has brought out multiple SOMs based on ARM, Freescale, Intel Atom, Marvell and TI Processors.
iWave Systems has won the confidence of its customers over the years by being a reliable partner in developing innovative products. Our engineers combine outstanding System design experience to deliver Quality Solutions. iWave specializes across Industrial, Automotive and Medical domains. We support our customers by being time efficient, which in turn helps our customers accelerate time to market their products. iWave is a Windows embedded Silver partner and a winner of the Partner Excellence Award.